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The mission of Path to Academic Success is to assist students on academic probation regain good academic standing by creating a partnership with an academic advisor and providing support to our students through a network of programs and services.

Probation One:
Students on Early Alert who fail to complete at least one credit course with a grade of “C” or higher in their next semester of enrollment are placed on Probation One regardless of their cumulative GPA (1). Students who fail to earn a GPA (1) of 2.0 are also placed on Probation One. Students on Probation One may have course work and total number of credit hours limited and may be required to register for specific courses. Students on Probation One must complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/session GPA (1) of at least 2.0. Students will remain on Probation One until their cumulative GPA (1) is 2.0 or higher.

Why does Path to Academic Success Exist?
The Path to Academic Success was established to help students academic jeopardy regain their good academic standing.

Get Back on Track!

The mission of the Get Back on Track! Program is to encourage and support our students’ persistence in course work and graduation from Richland College through intervention.

This intervention is designed to:

  • assist student’s recognition of the obstacles interrupting their academic progress and achievement
  • offer success strategies
  • individual meetings with advisors
  • academic consulting
  • additional academic resources

The Get Back on Track! Suspension Advisors are always willing to answer any questions you may have. Please see our profiles for contact information.

Students participating in the “Get Back On Track” program are required to:

  • meet with their assigned advisor on a regular basis
  • advising sessions often include an assessment of problems leading to probation or suspension
  • a review of feedback from instructors
  • ongoing assessment until you achieve your academic goals

Suspension: Students on Probation One will be placed on Suspension if they fail to complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/session GPA (1) of at least 2.0. Students on Suspension are ineligible to enroll in credit courses in the next subsequent session of enrollment (Fall Semester, Spring Semester or Summer Session).

Probation Two: Students readmitted after Suspension will be placed on Probation Two. Students on Probation Two may have course work and total number of credit hours limited and may be required to register for specific courses. Students on Probation Two must complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/session GPA (1) of at least 2.0. Students will remain on Probation Two until their cumulative GPA (1) is 2.0 or higher.

Academic Dismissal: Students on Probation Two will be placed on Academic Dismissal if they fail to complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/term GPA (1) of at least 2.0. Students on Academic Dismissal are not eligible to enroll in credit courses for a period of 12 months.

Probation Three: Students on Academic Dismissal will be readmitted on Probation Three. Students on Probation Three may have course work and total number of credit hours limited and may be required to register for specific courses. Students on Probation Three must complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/session GPA (1) of at least 2.0. Students will remain on Probation Three until their cumulative GPA (1) is 2.0 or higher.

Indefinite Academic Dismissal: Students on Probation Three will be placed on Indefinite Academic Dismissal if they fail to complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/term GPA (1) of at least 2.0. Students on Indefinite Academic Dismissal are not eligible to enroll for 12 months and are only eligible to enroll after that period upon the recommendation of the chief student affairs officer or designee at the college last attended.

Why does Get Back on Track Exist?
Get Back on Track was established to help students in academic jeopardy regain good academic standing