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Exam

Usual Action*

Academic Status

Repeat Course Timing

Action Following Retake*

All Passed

 Continue in program

Good standing

 N/A

 N/A

One COMLEX-USA failure 

Retake failed COMLEX-USA component after study and remediation plan is complete.

***Academic probation until passed. 

Retake period will be recommended by the Student Promotion and Graduation Committee and determined by the Office of the Dean; not to exceed four months.

Pass: Continue in program

Fail: See next row

Two COMLEX-USA failures (any combination of levels)

Retake failed COMLEX-USA component after study and remediation plan is complete.

**Academic probation until passed. 

Retake period will be recommended by the Student Promotion and Graduation Committee and determined by the Office of the Dean; not to exceed four months.  

Pass: Continue in program

Fail: See next row 

Three COMLEX-USA failures (any combination of levels)

Recommend Dismissal

*Action may be modified by the Student Promotion and Graduation Committee. 
** An academic leave of absence is noted on the student's transcript and academic record; probation is noted in the academic record. Both may be reported in the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE).