Section XII - Student Services


Academic Matters - Academic Probation and Suspension

To state the academic standard of progress

Each student at Randolph Community College is expected to maintain satisfactory progress toward a certificate, diploma, or degree.

At the end of each semester, a student’s cumulative and term grade point average is examined. The grade point average is computed based on grades assigned as described in the Grading System policy (XII B 2).

Curriculum students who have a cumulative grade point average below a 2.0, will be placed on academic probation. When a student is placed on probation, he/she is notified in writing. Any student on academic probation must complete all required interventions to maintain enrollment. Failure to comply may result in academic suspension.

Curriculum students on probation who fail to make satisfactory improvement in their grade point averages by earning at least a 2.0 term grade point average will be placed on academic suspension. Students on academic suspension are not eligible to register for curriculum courses the following semester. After the duration of suspension is completed, students may request readmission within the parameters established by the Readmission policy (XII A 6).

Students receiving veteran’s benefits must adhere to this policy to remain eligible. Students receiving financial aid must adhere to the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy published by the Office of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs. Students must meet their program of study (e.g., Associate Degree Nursing) standards of progress in order to remain in the program (see College Catalog).


Adopted: 04/15/1999

Revised: 07/16/2009, 05/20/2010, 05/17/2012, 05/15/2014, 07/17/2014, 01/16/2020