2021-2022 Course Catalog

Academic Probation

Academic probation is a University-initiated intervention which requires a student to take specific actions which are geared toward improving the student’s academic progress while enrolled at Chatham. Actions associated with academic probation, include, but are not limited to restrictions on the number of credits a student can take during the term/semester, regular ongoing meetings with staff in the Office of Academic and Accessibility Resources, ineligibility to hold leadership roles within a student organization, and ineligibility to participate in a team sport. 

All undergraduate students who meet any of the following criteria will be placed on Academic Probation:

  • A cumulative GPA below 2.0 for the first time OR 
  • Two consecutive semesters with a semester GPA below 2.0 OR  
  • Three or more semesters with a GPA semester below 2.0 even if their cumulative GPA is above 2.0.
  • *First Year students who earn a GPA below 2.0 in their first semester.  


Academic Probation status for undergraduate students is not subject to appeal, but certain conditions required of the status may be appealed.