Academic Probation / Suspension (Undergraduate)

The minimum Overall GPA required to graduate is 2.00. To view GPA(s) go to PipelineMT >Registration & Student Records menu >Academic Records >GPAs.  All GPAs are displayed with explanation.

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 overall combined quality (GPA) hours, you need a 1.50 Overall Combined GPA
    • if you have 30 - 49.99 overall combined quality (GPA) hours, you need a 1.80 Overall Combined GPA
    • if you have 50 or more overall combined quality (GPA) hours, you need a 2.00 Overall Combined GPA

A student on academic probation who fails to meet one of the above standards the next term in which enrolled, will be suspended. First time suspension is for one semester (not including summer) and any subsequent suspensions will be for 2 semesters (not including summer). Students with a prior suspension from MTSU or previous institution(s) are not eligible for probationary status and will be suspended for 2 semesters (not including summer) if the retention standard is not met.

Academic Suspension Appeal (Undergraduate)

Undergraduate students placed on academic suspension are provided the opportunity to appeal for early reinstatement. 

The Fall 2022 Academic Appeal Procedure & Information is no longer available.  The deadline to submit an appeal for Fall 2022 was Monday, August 15 at 4:00 PM. The next Academic Appeal Committee meeting will be in January, 2023, for students appealing to return in the Spring 2023 semester. The form for that meeting will be available in December. For questions, please contact the MT One Stop at mtonestop@mtsu.edu


Academic Probation / Suspension - Graduate Students
Academic appeals for graduate level students are handled by the College of Graduate Studies, call (615) 898-2840 or email askgrad@mtsu.edu.