Central Texas College understands that students face issues and barriers that may prevent them from achieving their academic goals. The Academic Standards of Progress identifies these students to assist in providing the support and resources to ensure continued academic success. Below are brief definitions of Unsatisfactory Academic Progress, Academic Probation, Suspension, and Dismissal, and the steps students must follow to return to and remain in good academic standing.  

The following information is for Central Campus or Fort Hood students. For all other students please contact the following:

Skills Center Students Skill Center Counselors Skills.Center@ctcd.edu or 254-526-1549/1966
Online/Distance Learners Student Service Advisors EaglesOnCall@ctcd.edu
Service Area or Continental Site Your site representative Choose your location

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

A student who has taken less than 7 credit hours and has lower than a 2.0 cumulative GPA is notified via EagleMail of their Unsatisfactory Academic Progress and of available resources to support their student success.

 

Academic Probation

Academic Suspension

Academic Dismissal

A student with 7 or more credit hours who achieves a cumulative GPA below 2.0 will be notified via EagleMail and placed on Academic Probation. Students on Academic Probation must achieve a term GPA of 2.0 or above the following semester.

Students on Academic Probation status who do not achieve a 2.0 term GPA the following semester will be notified via EagleMail and placed on suspension. Suspended students will not be permitted to register or take classes for one (1) long sixteen week semester (Fall or Spring) OR two (2) short semesters (Summer 1 & 2).

Students on Academic Probation who do not achieve a 2.0 term GPA in the semester following their return from Academic Suspension will be notified via EagleMail and placed on Academic Dismissal. Students on Academic Dismissal will not be permitted to register or take classes for two (2) long semesters (Fall and Spring) OR one (1) long semester and two (2) short semesters (Spring and Summer 1 & 2 semesters).

Steps to Follow:

1. Complete the Probation Agreement Form. Login to eForms and choose Student Probation Agreement from the ST Guidance and Counseling menu. Complete the eform and send to Route - Inbox, Guidance and Counseling.

2. Adjust schedule accordingly for retakes and financial requirements.

3. If needed, seek additional assistance from the Retention Counselor and use campus resources. 

Steps to Follow:

1. Contact a Guidance Counselor to complete a Suspension Form.

2. When the Suspension period has passed (and prior to the start of the next term) read and complete the Student Probation Agreement.

3. Students subject to suspension may appeal the decision by completing the Academic Standing Appeal and Petition Form to the Office of the Dean of Central and Service Area Campus. (Contact the Retention Counselor for more information).

4. If needed, seek additional assistance from the Guidance & Counseling department and use campus resources.

Steps to Follow:

1. Contact a Guidance Counselor to complete a Dismissal Form.

2. When the Dismissal period has passed (and prior to the start of the next term), petition for re-entry using the Academic Standing Appeal and Petition Form to the Office of the Dean of Central and Service Area Campus (contact the Retention Counselor for more information).

3. If needed, seek additional assistance from the Guidance & Counseling department and use campus resources.

 

Notes:

These steps are for academic standing and registration holds. Financial Aid standing needs to be addressed with the Office of Financial Aid.

Contact the Financial Aid or Veteran (VA) benefits offices for more information regarding your Satisfactory Academic Progress and how your benefits may be impacted.

For additional questions and concerns regarding these processes, please email the Guidance & Counseling Retention Counselor.