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Academic Probation, Dismissal and Reinstatement Policy

**Graduate students: contact Graduate Studies for academic reinstatement information.**

Undergraduate Academic Probation, Dismissal and Reinstatement Policy

All undergraduate students are held to the following academic standards and policies:

  • All Eastern Washington University undergraduate students in their first quarter who do not attain a minimum GPA of 2.0 will be placed on Academic Warning;
  • At the end of each quarter, continuing undergraduate students who do not attain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 are placed on Academic Probation for the next quarter of enrollment;
  • Undergraduate students on Academic Warning or Academic Probation who attain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 are automatically removed from probation;
  • Undergraduate students on Academic Probation who attain a quarterly GPA of 2.0 or higher but whose cumulative GPA is still below the minimum 2.0 will remain on Academic Probation;
  • Undergraduate students on Academic Warning who attain a quarterly GPA of 2.0 or higher but whose cumulative GPA is still below the minimu 2.0 will be moved to Academic Probation;
  • Undergraduate students on Academic Probation whose cumulative GPA remains below 2.0 and whose quarterly GPA is below 2.0 will be dismissed from the University;
  • To re-enroll after being academically dismissed, students must request academic reinstatement through the Center for Academic Advising and Retention (CAAR) Office. For students who are declared in a major, CAAR will coordinate the reinstatement proceedings with the college Dean's Office;
  • A dismissed undergraduate student is not eligible to enroll for the following academic quarter (fall, winter, spring, or summer);
    • First-time dismissed undergraduate students will be eligible to petition for reinstatement after one quarter;
    • Undergraduate students dismissed a second time will be eligible to petition for reinstatement after one year;
    • Students who are dismissed at the end of spring quarter will not be eligible to enroll in summer or fall quarter but may petition for reinstatement for winter quarter;
    • Students who successfully petition for reinstatement for fall quarter will also be eligible to enroll in summer session;
  • To be eligible for academic reinstatement, dismissed undergraduate students must demonstrate an improved academic performance or readiness for academic success; 
  • The academic reinstatement process is coordinated through the Center for Academic Advising and Retention (CAAR).  Visit the CAAR website for additional information or call: 509.359.2345.

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