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Academic Warning and Probation

College of Dental Medicine-Illinois

Academic Warning
An academic warning is a formal notification of substandard academic performance in a quarter, and it serves as a caution to students that continued performance at this level may result in their placement on academic probation. To return to good academic standing, students must correct deficiencies and incur no further failures. Academic Warnings, Leaves of Absence and Dismissals may be issued by the Student Academic Progress Committee, Preclinical or Clinical upon the review of students who have failed one course (grade of less than C) in a quarter or upon the unsuccessful completion of a probationary period. When students are placed on Academic Warning, it is noted in their academic record. Subsequently, when students are returned to good academic standing, this is also noted in their academic record. Academic Warnings are not noted on transcripts. Students on Academic Warning are ineligible for leadership positions, elective courses and research activity unless they appeal to, and are approved by, the Dean or designate.  

Academic Probation
Academic Probation represents a notice that continued inadequate academic performance might result in Dismissal. If students on academic probation successfully complete their probationary period, their academic status reverts to Academic Warning. To return to good academic standing, students must correct deficiencies and incur no further failures. When students are placed on academic probation, it is noted in their academic records. Subsequently, when students return to good academic standing, this is also noted in their academic records. Academic probation is not noted on transcripts. Students on academic probation are ineligible for leadership positions, elective courses and research activity.