Academic Standards

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  1. POLICY

The Salt Lake Community College Academic Standards Policy exists to help students reach their academic potential and maintain an expected level of academic performance at the institution.

Salt Lake Community College will identify students who are in academic difficulty and will notify them of their status. The policy focuses on active intervention with students who demonstrate academic difficulty and provides support services necessary to encourage their potential success.

  1. REFERENCES

Reserved

  1. DEFINITION
    1. Academic Alert: Students whose term GPAs falls below a 2.0 while their cumulative GPAs are a 2.0 or higher.
    2. Academic Warning: Students whose term and cumulative GPAs fall below a 2.0 for the first time.
    3. Continued Warning: Students whose subsequent term GPAs rise above a 2.0 while their cumulative GPAs are still below a 2.0.
    4. Conditional Enrollment: Students whose term and cumulative GPAs fall below a 2.0 for the second time.
    5. Continued Conditional Enrollment: Students on conditional enrollment whose subsequent term GPAs rise above a 2.0 while their cumulative GPAs are still below a 2.0.
    6. Academic Probation: Students whose term and cumulative GPAs fall below a 2.0 for the third time.
  2. PROCEDURES

The Academic Standards Policy is implemented through Academic Advising and coordinated by the academic advisor. Academic Advising is responsible for developing procedures for identifying and notifying students whose GPA fall below a 2.0 and for developing interventions to assist students. The academic standards guidelines outlines the specific protocol.


Date of last cabinet review: February 20, 2003

The originator of this policy & procedure is Academic Advising. Questions regarding this policy may be directed to the originator by calling 801-957-4493