Cocurricular and Athletic Eligibility
A student who has been placed on academic probation shall be ineligible for participation in the following cocurricular activities:
The only exceptions will be those cases where such participation earns academic credit in a college course and that course meets a graduation requirement for the student's major.
The Registrar is responsible for notifying students of their being placed on (or removed from) academic probation immediately upon completion of the grading process for the period of study leading to such status.
Students placed on academic probation as a result of fall semester grades shall become ineligible for cocurricular participation on the first class day of January term/spring semester.
Students placed on academic probation as a result of January term/spring semester or summer session grades shall become ineligible for participation on the first class day of the fall semester.
Students who are removed from academic probation as a result of fall, January term/spring semester, or summer grades shall become eligible for cocurricular participation as soon as grades are officially recorded for that period of study.
A student who is placed on academic probation may appeal for an exception to this policy. The appeal must be sent, in writing, to the Registrar by the end of the first week of the next semester (fall or January term/spring), and must be accompanied by letters of recommendation from the student's academic advisor, the person in charge of the respective cocurricular activity, and the student's Residence Director (if applicable). The Academic Appeals Committee shall act on the appeal and the decision of that Committee shall be final.
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