Oct 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Student Handbook

Academic Probation


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To be in good academic standing, all students must carry the required minimum cumulative grade point average as listed below. Students who fail to meet these standards will be placed on academic probation.

Credit Hours Attempted Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average
19 - 17 1.40
18 - 30 1.60
31 - 45 1.75
46 - 60 1.90
61 - or above 2.00
  1. Students on academic probation, not achieving the minimum cumulative grade point as stated above, shall be suspended for one semester (excluding summer session) except as noted in #2 below. Students placed on academic suspension for the second time shall be suspended for one year. Students placed on academic suspension for the third time shall be suspended for a three-year period or may appeal.
  2. Students on academic probation achieving at least a 2.00 grade point average for each semester enrolled will be continued on academic probation until the minimum cumulative grade point is achieved. Any semester a 2.00 is not achieved students will be placed on academic suspension.
  3. Students on current academic suspension at another institution will not be permitted to enroll at North Arkansas College for one semester. Students will enter on academic probation and must achieve the minimum cumulative grade point or be suspended.
  4. Northark will not accept for transfer credit hours earned during an academic suspension period.

Any exceptions to the above stated admission standards may be appealed to Academic Student Success Leadership Team consisting of the VPAA and Deans.

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