Definition of Academic Probation Levels and Holds
Academic probation occurs when a student has attempted a total of 18 quarter units and earned a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0.
There are five levels of academic probation: Level 1, 2, 3, Pre-Dismissal and Dismissal.
Students will be placed on academic probation each quarter (excluding summer) as long as their cumulative GPA is below a 2.0.
Students will advance to the next level of academic probation in each consecutive enrolled quarter in which they do not earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0. Students who earn a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0 in all units attempted in each of the five consecutive enrolled quarters will be in Dismissal status.
Probation interventions are subject to change.
Level 1: Basic probation students do not have a hold on their registration.
Level 2: Moderate probation students may have a hold on their registration and must complete the Student Success Workshop to ensure their academic success.
Level 3: Severe probation students have a hold on their registration and must complete the Student Success Workshop.
Level 4 - Pre-Dismissal probation students have a hold on their registration and must complete the Academic Progress Report form and then meet with a counselor.
Level 6 - Dismissal probation students have a hold on their registration and must take a leave of absence from De Anza College for one quarter. Students have the option to complete the Academic Progress Report form and then meet with a counselor to file an appeal for academic dismissal.
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Important Information for Students with Academic History at Both De Anza and Foothill
The De Anza College Probation/Dismissal system might not accurately reflect the correct academic probation status for students who have enrolled at both Foothill College and De Anza College.
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