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 Academic LOA Probation 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* - Non DENT Courses (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* - Non DENT Courses (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 (W/F) may be considered as a course failure by the Student Academic Progress Committee.