This is the current version of this document. To view historic versions of this document click the link in the main navigation grey bar above or contact policies scu. Section 1 - Admission Principles Definitions 1 For the purposes of this Rule, the following definitions apply: Students who withdraw from a unit after Census Date will incur a financial penalty and may incur an academic penalty.
The highest grade in a repeated course is the grade applicable to the earned grade point average. An earned GPA is defined as the adjusted quality points divided by the adjusted hours pursued within the curriculum of the academic credential being awarded. The earned GPA is certified by the academic division dean.
Some institutions have a limit on the number of times a repeated course grade can be used. Academic Records Grade Reports: The College does not issue mid-semester grade reports.
Students may verify final grades by accessing LOLA. Reports of final grades earned in courses are not mailed to the student. Each semester the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs submits a list of full-time students whose semester averages are 3.
However, if the student is indebted to the College, all debts must be cleared before the transcript can be released. Transcripts will not be released if the student has failed to submit an accepted high school transcript or high school equivalency.
Official Records of Graduation: Signed diplomas and certificates are not official certifications of degree or certificate completion at Bossier Parish Community College.
Scholastic Regulations Scholastic regulations convey the academic standards of a college. The following regulations present the standards of BPCC and convey the academic integrity of the institution. The standards ensure appropriate academic progress at the College and assure students that they are making academic progress.
Students who do not meet the following academic criteria and cannot demonstrate the requisite ability, preparation, motivation, or maturity will not be continued as students at BPCC. The College reserves the right to study continually, augment, and enhance its academic regulations and requirements.
These changes are incorporated into existing policies, and students are expected to conform to new policies when adopted by the College. The conditions for probation and suspension were formulated by the Board of Regents to embody the following objectives: Students will receive official notification of academic status.
Such notice is not a prerequisite to students being placed in one of the above categories. Students have the responsibility to ascertain their academic status prior to the beginning of the next enrollment period.
Specific BPCC programs may have higher academic status rules. Students who have attempted a minimum of 15 semester hours will be placed on academic probation whenever their adjusted cumulative grade point averages fall below 2.
Once on academic probation, a student will remain on probation as long as each semester average is at least a 2. Once an adjusted cumulative GPA of 2.
Quality hours are those credit hours for which a student registers and receives a grade of A-F. Cumulative quality hours are all hours for which a student has registered and received a final grade of A-F at the college as well as all quality hours accepted in transfer including hours that would have been accepted had the student not earned a grade of F.
Academic Suspension Students who are on academic probation who have attempted a minimum of 24 semester hours and who fail to achieve a semester grade point average of at least a 2.
If a student is suspended at the conclusion of a spring semester, the student is suspended for the following fall semester. If a student is suspended at the conclusion of a fall semester, the student is suspended for the following spring semester.
If the summer semester grade point average is a 2. A transfer student with less than a 2. If the student earns a semester grade point average of 2. If the student fails to achieve a semester grade point average of 2.
Readmission or Admission after Academic Suspension A student who has been suspended from BPCC may be considered for readmission in accordance with the following policies: A student who is suspended for the first time for academic reasons must remain out of the College for one semester before being considered for readmission.
After the lapse of one regular semester on suspension, the student will be readmitted to BPCC on probation. A student who has been suspended two or more times for academic reasons must remain out of BPCC for two regular semesters, before applying for readmission.
After the lapse of two semesters, the student will be re-admitted to BPCC on probation.Academic Policies and Procedures. Regulations and Requirements Policy on Awarding of Undergraduate Degrees and Transcript Notations Registration Academic Level (Class Standing).
Academic Credit for Noncredit Coursework, Examination, and Experiential Learning Policy: View/Print PDF version of Academic Credit for Noncredit Coursework, Examination, and Experiential Learning Policy & Procedures.
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Student Handbook (PDF) About Highlands University. President’s Letter. Campus Directory.
Academic Calendar. First Day of Class/College Life. Chartered Student Clubs and Organizations. USU Student Code Articles VI, UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS REGARDING ACADEMIC INTEGRITY, Academic Integrity, Reporting Violations of Academic Integrity (Using the AIVF), Discipline Regarding Academic Integrity Violations, Policy Regarding Academic Integrity Violations, Policy Regarding Multiple and/or Egregious Offenses, Recording and Disclosure of Disciplinary Action.
Admission Procedures. NOTE: Certain programs have additional requirements for admission. See specific outlines for each program of study and career course description.
Requirements for admission to certain health related programs may be found under the Admission for Nursing and Allied Health Programs section.