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Academic Suspension means:

Academic Suspension

  1. Cumulative Institutional (TTU) GPA is less than 2.0 for the term following probation, or per the standing guidelines as outlined.
  2. Term of suspension is one full academic term (fall, spring, summer).
  3. Students are not allowed to attend TTU, nor appeal for immediate reinstatement.
  4. Registration hold will be placed on records.
  5. Student must apply for readmission for a term following the suspension in a timely manner to allow for complete processing and consideration of reinstatement:
  6. If student took coursework elsewhere, a minimum GPA of 2.0 on the transfer work will be required.
  7. Readmission decision to be determined by the student's Academic Dean. If the student is approved for readmission following completion of the suspension term, the student is reinstated and eligible to attend courses and participate in all extracurricular activities as governed by the rules of the specific activity and subject to the conditions established by the Academic Dean or committee granting permission to attend classes. If readmitted, the Student must follow the Advising/Registration/Grading requirements for Academic Probation status.
  8. If readmitted, at the end of the next enrolled term:
    • If the term and institutional TTU GPA is above 2.0, Academic Standing for that term would be Academic Good Standing.
    • If the term is above 2.0, but the institutional TTU GPA remains below 2.0, Academic Standing for that term would be Academic Probation.
    • If the term and institutional TTU GPA is below 2.0, Academic Standing for that term would be Academic Dismissal.

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Steps to Petition to Return From Academic Suspension:

  1. Complete the Former Tech Application Form. Make sure to complete & bring an Academic Success Plan to your scheduled appointment. Not having your Academic Success Plan may result in the cancellation of your appointment.
  2. Schedule an appointment with your Academic Success Advisor to complete an Academic Success plan, discussion your academic standing, and determine the additional resources to help you improve your academic performance. You will be required to meet with them twice during each semester until your Cumulative Institutional (TTU) GPA is greater than 2.0.
  3. Meet with your Major Advisor to discuss courses and grade replacement.
  4. If you have not already successfully completed a PADR course, register for PADR 0031 by contacting the PADR office at (806) 742-3928.

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Office of Recruitment & Student Success
Holden Hall 002, Box 41034
806.742.4086 office