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FAQs Academic Standing

 
  • The first semester that a student’s grade point average falls below the minimum required, they will be placed on academic probation.

  • The student is required to complete the Academic Success Plan program, which is set up as a non-credit short course in Canvas.

  • After successful completion of the Canvas course, the student is allowed to register for the next term after being advised by their academic advisor.

  • The second consecutive semester that a student’s grade point average is below the minimum required, they are placed on academic probation continued.

  • The student is required to complete the Petition for Clearance of Academic Hold with their academic advisor and an Academic Improvement Plan with their professional advisor.

  • Students are allowed to register for the next term after their school and college remove their academic holds.

  • The third consecutive semester that a student’s grade point average is below the minimum required, they are placed on academic suspension.

  • Students on academic suspension are required to sit out at least one fall or spring term.

  • After sitting out one fall/spring term, students are allowed to apply for readmission to the university.

  • After readmission, students are required to complete the Petition for Clearance of Academic Hold with their academic advisor and an Academic Improvement Plan with their professional advisor.

  • Students are allowed to register for the next term after Admissions, the school, and the college remove their academic holds.

  • Students who fail to meet standard admission criteria can be placed on admissions probation. 
  • Students with admissions probation must make a minimum 2.0 grade point average on the first 12 hours.
  • Students with admissions probation will be allowed to pre-register after being advised by their departmental area.
  • Students with admissions probation who fail to meet the minimum 2.0 grade point will be placed on admissions suspension
  • Students who are placed on admissions suspension will have their pre-registered courses dropped unless the admissions suspension is removed prior to the last day before classes begin.
  • Students with admissions suspension are encouraged to attend another institution to improve their overall grade point average and return by meeting all regular admission criteria

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Office of the Registrar
Kennard-Washington Hall (KWH) Room 110
118 College Drive, #5006
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Hattiesburg Campus

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Email
registrarFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.5006

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Student Services One Stop
Hardy Hall, First Floor
730 East Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, MS 39560

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228.214.3370