Outcome

Usual Action1

Transcript Notation

No course failures; and maintain minimal cumulative GPA2

Allowed to progress to the next quarter

 

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No course failures; and one quarter of cumulative GPA less than minimum allowed2

Academic warning for the subsequent quarter of enrollment

Academic warning is not noted on the transcript.

One course failure3; and/or two quarters of cumulative GPA less than minimum allowed2

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" remains on the transcript as an "F" but is no longer factored into the GPA.

Three or more quarters of cumulative GPA less than minimum allowed2

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

b) Academic leave of absence4 and academic probation, or

c) Extended program and academic probation, or

d) 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 failures3

a) Academic leave of absence4 and academic probation, or

b) Extended program and academic probation, or

c) Dismissal

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

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

1The CGS Student Promotion and Graduation Committee may decide from any of the options listed among the usual actions described for each academic situation under review.

2Minimum cumulative GPA for Master of Arts in Biomedical Sciences is 2.75; Minimum cumulative GPA for Master of Biomedical Sciences is 2.75; Minimum cumulative GPA for Master of Public Health is 2.50; Minimum cumulative GPA for Master of Science in Precision Medicine is 2.50; Minimum cumulative GPA for Post-Graduate Certificate in Precision Medicine is 2.50.    

3WF may be considered as a course failure by CGS Student Promotion and Graduation Committee.

4May or may not be preceded by academic warning or probation.