EAC Student Development Committee - Academic Standard And Student Progress Policy

Academic Standards and Student Progress

Portland Community College degree-seeking students who are not making satisfactory academic progress will be provided the opportunity to access services and resources designed to support learning and achievement of academic goals.

Individuals not making satisfactory academic progress, as defined in this policy, may be denied early registration opportunities or continued admission.

Standards for Satisfactory Academic Progress

Currently enrolled student who have declared a major must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress in the following two ways:

1. Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher AND

2. Successfully complete 2/3 (66.67%) of attempted credits per term

Students will be classified in one of four levels of academic standing, based on their academic progress:

  • Good standing
  • Academic warning
  • Academic probation or continued probation
  • Academic suspension

Students failing to achieve Satisfactory Academic Progress shall be alerted by the college and provided information regarding resources, as well as procedures designed to support improved academic performance.

Revised and Approved: June 2011