A student will be placed on academic probation whenever any one of the following conditions is met.
The number of credit hours enrolled in by any student on probation will be determined by the student's advisor; however, any student who is on academic probation normally should not enroll for more than 13 semester hours of credit, nor fewer than 12 semester hours of credit.
A student may be academically dismissed whenever any one of the following conditions is met:
|FSU Semester hours Graded||FSU Minimum Cumulative GPA||FSU Semester hour Grades||FSU Minimum Cumulative GPA|
|0 20.9||1.40||51 67.9||1.80|
|21 30.9||1.60||68 97.9||1.90|
|31 50.9||1.70||98 and above||1.99|
Academic Dismissal Appeal
Students who are dismissed from the University for academic reasons, but believe there are extenuating circumstances that warrant consideration may appeal the dismissal in writing to their Dean's Office.
Readmission to the University After Dismissal
Students dismissed because of low grade point averages (GPA) may be readmitted when one of the following conditions is met:
All applications for readmission should be made to the Office of Enrollment Services. Appropriate documentation of coursework taken at another institution and/or dean’s approval of readmission must be provided.
If the student fails to achieve the 2.0 GPA that is required for unconditional retention during the first semester of re-enrollment (trial semester), the student will again be dismissed. Students may be eligible for readmission up to three times after academic dismissal.
Courses taken at another institution in which the student earns a C or above can be transferred and used as repeat credit for Ferris State University courses, thus improving the student’s GPA at Ferris. The original Ferris course and grade will remain on the student’s transcript, but will not count toward the student’s Ferris GPA. Credit hours earned during