Academic Probation / Suspension

The minimum GPA required to graduate is 2.00. An undergraduate student failing to meet one of the following standards during any term will be placed on academic probation for the subsequent term:

  • attain a 2.00 GPA for the current semester, or
  • meet one of the following retention standards:
    • if you have 0 - 29.99 quality hours, you need a 1.50 cum GPA
    • if you have 30 - 49.99 quality hours, you need a 1.80 cum GPA
    • if you have 50 or more quality hours, you need a 2.00 cum GPA

If you are on academic probation and don’t meet one of the above standards the next term in which you’re enrolled, you will be will be suspended. The first time you are suspended, it’s for one semester (not including summer) and any subsequent suspensions will be for 2 semesters (not including summer). Students previously suspended are not eligible for probationary status and will be suspended again each semester you don’t meet the retention standards.

Undergraduate students who are suspended and wish to appeal can obtain an appeal form from the MT One Stop or online beginning July 1.  Appeals for graduate level students are handled by the Graduate Office (615) 898-5897. 

  deadline for returning appeal form appeals committee meets results available
Fall 2014 August 18, 2014 | 4:00 p.m. August 20, 2014 | 9:00 a.m. August 21, 2014


The final decision of the Academic Appeals Committee will be posted in RaiderNet and a message will be sent to the e-mail address listed on the form as soon as all paperwork is processed.