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Academic Policies

Policy A-6

Title: Appeal of Academic Suspension or Expulsion
Number: A-6
Date of Inception: February 27, 1995 

Purpose:  To document the current practices regarding a student’s right to appeal the status of academic suspension or expulsion.

Students have the right to appeal their suspension or expulsion status if your current term GPA is 2.0 or higher. The Admissions Committee will review such appeals after the end of the fall and spring semesters, just before the beginning of the fall semester, and may review cases during regular committee meetings throughout the year.  A letter from the University Registrar is sent to all students who have been assigned the status of suspension or expulsion after the fall and spring semesters. The letter will include appeal suggestions, and the next meeting date and location.   

Students who are granted an appeal to continue may be subject to special academic requirements as set forth by the committee, such as repeating courses, getting assistance from the Learning Center and/or other support services, etc.  They will continue under the status of Probation 2 and must follow any requirements set forth by the Coordinator of Student Intervention. All students returning to CSU on probation 2 must be registered for classes on the first day classes begin.  

In the event a student has received prior permission to attend another institution for a future term, it is void unless reinstated by the Admissions/Retention Committee during the appeal process.  Courses taken without permission will not transfer back to CSU if taken while suspended (six months).  

By action of the Admissions Committee on May 17th, 2011, and approved by Dr. Donald L. Martin November 4, 2011. Updated by the Admissions Committee February 2015 and September 2015.



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