Administrative and Faculty Action Chart

Flow chart of administrative/faculty action progressions and associated student options for academic or behavioral matters:

Student Action

(including, but not limited to)

Administrative/Faculty Action

Student Options

Not meeting course expectations.

Academic Warning (may be issued at any time prior to week 10 of quarter.)

a) Meet with faculty for advising session and establish contract for improvement.

b) Drop the course.

c) Petition for release of credit from transcript.

a) Required work for class meeting not complete

b) Absences

c) Being disruptive

Dismissed from class meeting or entire course

a) Drop the course

b) Petition for release of credit from transcript.

Failed to meet multiple course requirements.

Loss of credit (*electives only*)

No appeal

Failed to meet majority of course requirements.

No credit

No appeal

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress in more than one quarter.

Academic Probation

No appeal

a) Unsatisfactory Academic progress in more than two quarters.

b) Disruptive behavior in more than two classes.

Required Leave of Absence

a) Appeal within 20 calendar days from date of notification letter.

Student decides to permanently leave program

Withdraw

a) Student may voluntarily withdraw from MPA program.

Student decides to temporarily leave program

Leave of Absence

a) Student may request up to a one year leave of absence.

a) Plagiarism

b) Failure to meet requirements of academic probation or required leave of absence.

c) Pattern of disruptive behavior.

Dismissed from MPA program

a) Appeal within 20 calendar days from date of notification letter.