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Academic/Progress Probation

Definition of Academic Probation Levels and Holds

Academic Probation occurs when a student has attempted at least 18 quarter units and earned a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0.

There are five levels of academic probation: Level 1, 2, 3, Pre-Dismissal and Dismissal.

Students will be placed on academic probation each quarter (excluding summer) as long as their cumulative GPA is below a 2.0.

Students will advance to the next level of academic probation in each consecutive enrolled quarter in which they do not earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0.  Students who earn a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0 in all units attempted in each of the five consecutive enrolled quarters will be in Dismissal status.

Probation interventions are subject to change.

Level 1: Basic probation students do not have a hold on their registration. Students are invited to complete the On Line Student Success Probation Workshop to ensure their academic success.

Level 2: Moderate probation students do not have a hold on their registration. Students are invited to complete the On Line Student Success Probation Workshop to ensure their academic success.

Level 3: Severe  probation students have a hold on their registration and must complete the Student Success Workshop.

Level 4 - Pre-Dismissal probation students have a hold on their registration and must complete the Academic Progress Report form and then meet with a counselor.

Level 6 - Dismissal probation students have a hold on their registration and must take a leave of absence from De Anza College for one quarter. Students have the option to complete the Academic Progress Report form and then meet with a counselor to file an appeal for academic dismissal.

ReAdmission - students that have sat out for one quarter,  need to see a counselor and complete the Readmission Student Success Plan

Progress Probation occurs when a student has attempted at least 18 quarter units and the percentage of "W", "I", and "NP" received in those units reaches or exceeds 50%. If a student is on progress probation for 5 consecutive quarters, he/she must take a leave of absence from De Anza College for one quarter.

For example: if a student took Ewrt 211 (5 units) W, Math 212 (5 units)  NP, Huma 50 (4 units) A, Huma 20 (4 units) B. Student is on Progress Probation since 10 out of 18 total units, student received W and NP.

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Releasing the Hold

Students must complete the required intervention in each quarter that they are on probation in order to clear their registration hold. Each quarter (excluding summer), students will be notified of their probationary level and the required intervention needed to clear their hold.

After taking a leave of absence, students must visit the Counseling and Advising Center to inquire about their Academic Probation status as well as the requirements to clear their hold in order to resume their studies at De Anza College.

If you have a De Anza College Academic Hold due to Academic Probation or Dismissal from previous years before fall 2011, please visit  De Anza’s Counseling Center to have your Hold cleared. See the Counseling hours of operation.

You are welcome to come into the Counseling Center in person to update your student education plan. The Counseling and Advising Center is committed to your success.

If you have a Foothill College Probation Hold, you MUST contact Foothill’s Counseling Center to have them remove your Hold in order to register for De Anza classes.

Important Information for Students with Academic History at Both De Anza and Foothill

The De Anza College Probation/Dismissal system might not accurately reflect the correct academic probation status for students who have enrolled at both Foothill College and De Anza College.

If you are a student who is either enrolled within the current quarter at both colleges or has a past academic history with both colleges, please go to the Counseling Center at De Anza College for assistance regarding your probation/dismissal status.



Counseling & Advising Center

Building:
Student & Community Services
2nd Floor,  Room 201

Phone: 408.864.5400

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Last Updated: 4/2/14