If you are experiencing difficulty in one or more classes, contact
the instructor(s) immediately to discuss the situation. You should also
meet with an adviser to discuss the issues you are
experiencing. Advisers can direct you to the appropriate resources
available on campus such as the Academic Center, Career Development
Center and various others.
If you are on academic probation, due to not meeting the required
academic standards, you need to consider the impact anticipated grades
will have on your cumulative grade point average (GPA). If you are on
academic probation for any three Fall or Spring terms, you will
be at risk of suspension from the college for one year, depending on
your GPA and how many credits you have attempted. For this reason, it is
important to address your academic issues as soon as possible. When you
are on academic probation, you are assigned an Academic Adviser who
offers support as you work to improve your GPA and achieve good academic
Research has shown that instructors have an impact on student success
and retention. As a result, the college encourages instructor
intervention when you are having an academic or attendance issue.
In addition to personally contacting you, your instructor(s)
completes an electronic alert form to report the issue to the
Advising and Transfer Center and/or the Academic Center, and provides
you with a copy of the alert. Through this electronic alert, you are
directed to seek the various available referrals and resources to
improve your performance.