Academic probation

At the end of any term, a student whose term Grade Point Average (GPA) or cumulative GPA falls below the level shown in the following table will be placed on Academic Probation for the succeeding term. A Transfer Student assumes the GPA requirements of the class the student enters.

Terms Minimum Term GPA Minimum Cumulative GPA
1-3 1.800 1.800
4-12 2.000 2.000

If a student's term GPA falls below the required level, the student acquires one probation. If a student's cumulative GPA falls below the required level, the student acquires one probation. It is thus possible for a student to acquire a maximum of two probations in one quarter.

Any student placed on probation in a given term can be required to appear before the Admissions and Standing Committee as a condition of remaining in the Institute.

Removal of academic probation

At the end of any term in which a student was enrolled in 12 hours or more, and whose term GPA and Cumulative GPA meet the minimum level as shown in the table above, the student will be removed from academic probation. All courses must be taken for graded credit, and may not include courses on the Audit or Pass/Fail basis.

Dismissal for academic deficiency

  1. A student who acquires a total of three probations in immediately successive terms will be dismissed from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
  2. A student who acquires three probations will be allowed to remain in school for one term if the student's term GPA is 2.500 or better. The student must be enrolled as a full-time student and all courses must be taken for graded credit, and may not include courses on the Audit or Pass/Fail basis.

Part-time student

The Admissions and Standing Committee may permit a student on probation or one who has been dismissed and re-admitted to enroll as a Part-Time Student. If sufficient GPA improvement is achieved, the student may be permitted to remain in school, but the probationary status will not change. Probation can only be removed for satisfactory work as a Full-Time Student.

For more information see:
Re-Admission
Withdrawal

Exceptions & Questions: Consult the Admissions and Standing Committee.

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