New England College of Optometry 2014-2015 Catalog
 
 
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Academic Policies

Academic Probation

A student in a first professional program only will be placed on academic probation for one or more of the following:

• student’s cumulative grade point average is below the minimum grade point average of    2.000 required for advancement to the next professional year or graduation,
• student’s term grade point average is 1.600 or below in any one term,
• student has earned two grades of “F” in one term.

A student in a graduate program on academic probation for one or more of the following:

• student’s cumulative grade point average is below the minimum grade point average of    3.000 required for advancement to the next year or graduation,
• student’s term grade point average is 1.600 or below in any one term,
• student has earned two grades of “F” in one term.

A student in the combined OD/MS program will be placed on academic probation if he/she meets one or more of the above criteria for either program.

The student will receive a written notice from the Registrar each time he/she meets a requirement to be placed on academic probation. However, this may not be the final action as any student placed on academic probation may be required to meet with the SAC.
Any student placed on academic probation may be required to meet with the SAC and will be
required to meet with the Associate Dean of Students. A student in the Accelerated OD Program or the Advanced Standing International Program will also be required to meet with his/her program advisor. A student in a graduate program will also be required to meet with the Director of the program.