College of Health Sciences

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Academic Progress

College of Health Sciences

Outcome

Usual Action1

Transcript Notation

No course failures; cumulative GPA ≥ 3.00 (CP, DHS, SLP) or ≥ 2.75 (BIOMED, CVS, NA, OT, PA, PT) or ≥ 2.00 (AZPod)

Allowed to progress to the next quarter

 

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No course failures; one quarter of cumulative GPA < 3.00 (CP, DHS, SLP) or < 2.75 (BIOMED, CVS, NA, OT, PA, PT) or < 2.00 (AZPod)

Academic warning for the subsequent quarter

Academic warning is not noted on the transcript.

One course failure2; and/or two quarters of cumulative GPA < 3.00 (CP, DHS, SLP) or < 2.75 (BIOMED, CVS, NA, OT, PA, PT) or < 2.00 (AZPod)

Academic probation for the subsequent quarter or until all academic requirements are met. In addition, one or more of the following may apply:

a) Retake of the failed course if eligible and/or if the course is required

b) Academic leave of absence for up to one year until course is retaken or any requirements for re-entry established by the program have been met

c) Extended program

Note: Students on an extended program may be subject to academic LOA or dismissal after additional course failures or failure to maintain the required cumulative GPA.

"F" grade is listed on transcript and is counted toward GPA calculation and total number of accumulated failures. Following successful retake of the course, the original "F" grade remains on the transcript as an "F" but is no longer factored into the GPA calculation. The new grade will be factored into the GPA.

Academic probation and extended program are not noted on transcript. Academic leave of absence is noted on transcript.

Three quarters of cumulative GPA < 3.00 (CP, DHS, SLP) or <2.75 (BIOMED, CVS, NA, OT, PA, PT) or <2.00 (AZPod)

a) Academic probation for the subsequent quarter or until all academic requirements are met, or

b) Academic leave of absence3 and academic probation, or

c) Extended program and academic probation, or

c) Dismissal

Academic probation and extended program are not noted on transcript.  Academic leave of absence and dismissal are noted on transcript.

Two or more course failures2

a) Academic leave of absence3 and academic probation, or

b) Extended program, or

c) Dismissal

Note: Two or more course failures will typically result in dismissal.

Extended program is not noted on transcript. Academic leave of absence and dismissal are noted on transcript.

1 May be modified by the Student Academic Review Committee or the CHS Student Promotion and Graduation Committee. 
2 WF may be considered as a course failure by a Student Academic Review Committee.
3 May or may not be preceded by academic warning/probation.