College of Dental Medicine-Illinois

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Student Academic Progress Committee Guidelines

College of Dental Medicine-Illinois

The following table is a summary of potential academic situations and provides guidance to the Student Academic Progress Committees for recommended action:

DMD-Courses Possible Action Academic Status Retake Courses Action Following Retake
All Passed Promote - - -
One (1) Failure* - DENT Courses Retake Course or Academic LOA Probation Next Quarter or Next Academic Year Fail-Dismissal Pass-Promote
One (1) Failure* - Non DENT Courses Retake Course Probation Interquarter Break or Next Academic Year Fail-Dismissal Pass-Promote
Two (2) Failures* (same academic year) Academic LOA or Dismissal Probation       Dismissed Next Academic Year       Not Applicable Fail one or both courses-Dismissal Pass both courses-Promote
Two (2) Failures* (over more than one academic year) Retake Course or Academic LOA or Dismissal Probation         Dismissed Interquarter Break or Next Academic Year       Not Applicable Fail one or both courses-Dismissal Pass both courses-Promote   Not Applicable
Three (3) Failures* Dismissal Dismissed - -

* Failure(s):  A failure for a course remains on the student transcript as an F regardless of the outcome of subsequent course retakes.

Course repeat schedule is at the discretion of the Student Academic Progress Committee.

Withdrawal/Failing (WF) may be considered as a course failure by the Student Academic Progress Committee.