The Student Promotion and Graduation Committee (SPGC) is composed of members of the College faculty and a representative from the Office of the Dean. This committee is responsible for enforcing the published academic and professional standards established by the faculty and for assuring that they are met by all students. As such, this committee establishes the criteria, policies, and procedures for student advancement, deceleration, academic probation, dismissal, and graduation. This committee meets at a minimum at the end of each academic quarter to review the academic progress and performance of students in relation to institutional academic policies. At the end of the academic year, the committee assesses the academic progress and performance of students enrolled in the program in relation to College academic policies. Additionally, the committee will recommend revisions of academic and professional standards, and criteria for student advancement, deceleration, academic probation, dismissal, and graduation to the faculty for adoption. Finally, the committee also identifies and recommends candidates for graduation to the MWU Faculty Senate.
If the student's progress is satisfactory, the student is promoted to the next academic year, provided all tuition and fees have been paid. If a student fails to make satisfactory progress in completing the prescribed course of study, the committee shall recommend to the Dean appropriate action to correct the deficiency(ies). In instances involving failure of a student to maintain satisfactory academic/professional progress, the committee may recommend dismissal.