A student will be placed on Academic or Progress Probation in the event that he/she demonstrates substandard academic performance. If a student is unable to recover their Academic Standing, they will be dismissed from Barstow Community College for one term (see “What is Academic Dismissal”).
What is Academic Probation?
A student who has attempted a minimum of 12 semester units at Barstow Community College shall be placed on academic probation if he/she has not earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all graded units.
What is Progress Probation?
A student who has enrolled in a minimum of 12 or more semester units at Barstow Community College shall be placed on progress probation when the percentage of all units enrolled, and for which entries of “FW,” “W,” “NP” and incompletes are recorded, reaches or exceeds 50%.
- Loss of “Good Academic Standing” status
- Loss of Priority Registration
- Possible Academic Dismissal, if unable to improve academic standing
- Possible financial aid implications
How to Return to Good Standing:
A student on academic probation shall be removed from probation when the student’s cumulative grade point average is 2.0 or higher. A student on progress probation shall be removed from probation when the cumulative percentage of entries of “W,” “I,” “NC” and “NP” no longer reaches or exceeds 50%.
Steps to take when placed on Academic Probation I or II:
1.Complete online probation workshop
2. Make an appointment with a counselor
3. Register for classes
4. Apply for the R.E.B.O.U.N.D. Program