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Table of Academic Standards   

Effective Fall 2012

In applying our Academic Standards, the calculation of “total credits completed” excludes credits earned in summer and/or winter session classes.

Note:  Students who receive an unsatisfactory grade in a five credit course will not be dismissed for excessive number of credits of "D" or "F" unless they have received those credits in three or more classes.

Credits Completed Dismissal
0-15 credits completed 3 grades of F or more than 8 credits of D, D+ or F; or cumulative GPA below 1.00
16-37 credits (exclusive of winter and/or summer credits) Cumulative GPA below 2.00
At any time (A) More than 8 credits of D+, D or F among the following courses, provided that the credits be earned in at least three of these classes:
  1. Civil Procedure, Civil Procedure I or Civil Procedure II;
  2. Contracts, Contracts I or Contacts II;
  3. Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law I
    or Constitutional Law II;
  4. Criminal Law;
  5. Property, Property I or Property II;
  6. Torts;
  7. Legal Research and Writing

(B) Impossibility of meeting graduation standard of obtaining a 2.00 GPA within the maximum number of credits attempted
Credits Completed PROBATION
0-15 credits completed 4 or more credits of D, D+ and F, or cumulative GPA below 2.33
More than 15 credits Cumulative GPA below 2.33 or GPA below 2.00 in most recent semester