Academic Probation

Many students face academic difficulty at some point in their college careers—you are not alone!  There are many people across campus that are here to support you and your academic journey.  Here are some things to know:

Understand the Policy and Resources Available

The Mustang Success Center has put together a comprehensive webpage that covers the following topics:

  • Understanding the Academic Probation & Disqualification Policy
  • Frequently Asked Questions about being on Academic Probation/Disqualification
  • What is next?
  • Getting back on track
  • Academic Support

CHECK IT OUT HERE: http://advising.calpoly.edu/academic-probation-support 

Complete Your AP Requirement

Students on Academic Probation in the College of Engineering are held to specific requirements.  These requirements will differ by a student's year in school and their cumulative GPA.  All students will receive an email stating exactly what they are required to do.  Students who fail to complete the requirements below by the deadline stated in the email, will have a hold placed on their registration. In addition to a survey, below is a summary of the requirements engineering students on academic probation will complete:

 

  • Freshmen students admitted Fall 2017 on AP for the first time:  Participate in the the First Year Success Program.   For more information please contact Mustang Success Center at success@calpoly.edu.
  • Freshmen students admitted Fall 2017 on AP for both Fall & Winter Quarters: Will be required to meet with an advisor in Engineering Student Services three times during Spring Quarter 2018.
  • Transfer students admitted Fall 2017 on AP for the first time: Attend "The Survivor's Guide to Academic Probation: Transfer Edition" on Thursday, April 5th from 6:10-8:00pm (Building 26, Room 123).  For more information please contact Jackie Duerr (jduerr@calpoly.edu) or Meghan Schuler-Jones (mcschule@calpoly.edu) in Engineering Student Services.  
  • Transfer students admitted Fall 2017 on AP for both Fall & Winter Quarters: Will be required to meet with an advisor in Engineering Student Services three times during Spring Quarter 2018.
  • Students on probation with CPSLO cumulative GPA 2.4 or higher:  Complete Success Plan and meet with a faculty advsior to review and sign by April 27, 2018.  For a list of faculty advisor see: https://eadvise.calpoly.edu/faculty-advising/.  For more information please contact Engineering Student Services at eadvise@calpoly.edu
  • Students on probation with CPSLO cumulative between 2.0-2.4: Attend a workshop offered by Engineering Student Services during Winter Quarter (check our calendar for times) -OR- meet with an advisor in Engineering Student Services.  Students who would like to meet with an advsior must submit the worksheet linked HERE.  One of these must be completed by April 27, 2018.  For more information please contact Engineering Student Services at eadvise@calpoly.edu
  • Students on probation with CPSLO cumulative below a 2.0: Meet with an advisor in Engineering Student Services by April 27, 2018.  Students must complete and bring the worksheet linked HERE to their meeting. For more information please contact Engineering Student Services at eadvise@calpoly.edu
  • Students that fall into "disqualification" status and are allowed to continue to Spring Quarter: Must meet with Kim Marsalek by April 10th.  To schedule an appointment please call Engineering Student Services at (805)756-1461.