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Academic standards

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Your academic standing is updated at the end of every term in MyPCC.

Academic standards are the minimum requirements that students must meet to keep taking classes at PCC. All students must:

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Complete ⅔ of attempted credits each term with a grade of A, B, C, D, or P

If you have questions about the potential impact of grades and academic standing on your academic progress, contact your academic advisor.

For students receiving financial aid, see how to meet financial aid satisfactory academic progress.

For international students, see how to maintain F1 visa status.

Academic standing

Your academic standing tells you if you are meeting the academic standards. PCC will notify students when they are not in good standing. If you do not meet academic standards, your standing will change to one of the following:

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Warning

Academic standards not met for 1 term

  • What happens: you are encouraged to meet with an advisor
  • To return to good standing: meet academic standards next term

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Probation

Academic standards not met for 2 terms

  • What happens: you are required to meet with an advisor
  • To return to good standing: develop a success plan and work toward meeting academic standards

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Suspension

Academic standards not met for 3 terms

  • What happens: you are required to complete the re-entry form and meet with an advisor
  • To return to good standing: develop a success plan and work toward meeting academic standards

Need help?

For questions about your academic standing, please contact asap-group@pcc.edu[opens in new window].