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Probation Policies

If you are placed on scholastic probation, your advisor can help you develop a plan to raise your GPA. Read the catalog for more information about scholastic probation/suspension.


Academic Probation Procedures for Summer and Fall 2017

Academic Probation

A student on academic probation may be restricted in course selection and the total number of credit hours registered per semester. Transfer-In Students will enter NLC under Probation 1 academic standing. All NLC academic standing policies apply, and all transcripts are required before registration.

Course Requirements

A Student Success course (EDUC 1300) may be required for probation / suspension students to register for the next semester. Students are introduced to academic and personal goal-setting and learning skills that enhance their chances for educational success. 
Summer I 2017: June 5th – July 7th 
Summer II 2017: July 11th – August 10th 
Fall 2017: August 21st – December 7th

Registration Deadlines for Probation students

Summer I 2017: Friday, May 26th 
Summer II 2017: Friday, June 30th 
Fall 2017: Saturday, August 12th 

Students must be signed in at the Advising and Educational Planning Office (A415): Monday – Thursday by 6:30 p.m. Friday by 4:00 p.m. 

Students will register with an academic advisor on a first come, first served basis. Students may be restricted in course selection and total number of credit hours. 

If you are on Suspension and have not completed the mandatory one (1) semester sit out period, you will not be eligible for the current registration term. If you are on Dismissal or Indefinite Dismissal and have not completed the mandatory 12 month sit out period, you will not be eligible for the current registration term. However, you may still meet with an advisor to discuss future educational planning.