Academic Suspension

Why am I am on Academic Probation / Suspension?

Students are placed on academic probation if their Adams State University GPA falls below a 2.0 after attempting 12 credits.

Students remain on probation until they either:

  1. Attain a 2.0 overall GPA or
  2. Have attempted 24 or more credit hours at ASU with a cumulative GPA of below 2.0, at which time they will be placed on academic suspension for one semester.

Following the one-semester suspension, students may resume their studies on probationary status, with their academic progress monitored each semester until they achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.

Students readmitted following a semester of suspension may be suspended again if they earn a term grade point average below a 2.0.

Can I attend classes the following semester if I am placed on Academic Probation?

If you are on Academic Probation, you may register and attend classes the following semester.

Can I attend classes the following semester if I am placed on Academic Suspension?

No, you can not attend classes if you are on Academic Suspension.

How can I appeal my Academic Suspension?

Students can appeal the suspension standing decision for the following reasons:

  • Student's term GPA is above a 2.3 but cumulative GPA falls below a 2.0
  • Significant personal hardship

To appeal an Academic Suspension, the student must fill out a form explaining the circumstances that has caused their cumulative GPA to be below 2.0 and what is going to be changed in the future to ensure academic progress: