Standards for Academic Progress
Oregon Coast Community College degree-seeking students who are not making satisfactory academic progress will be provided the opportunity to access services and resources designed to support learning and achievement of academic goals.
Individuals not making satisfactory academic progress, as defined in this policy, may be denied early registration opportunities or continued admission. Students failing to meet the Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) shall be alerted by the College and provided information regarding resources, as well as procedures designed to support improved academic performance.
Additionally, students receiving financial aid must maintain satisfactory academic progress per financial aid guidelines to remain eligible to receive financial aid funds.
Levels of Academic Standing
Students are expected to meet this minimum level of academic progress.
Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher.
Successfully complete 2/3 (66.67%) of attempted credits each term.
This is the level occurring the first term after students do not meet standards.
Students will receive an email notifying them of their Academic Warning status.
Students shall read this email carefully and follow directions to access resources.
Good Standing can be regained the following term if standards are met.
This level is reached after a term on Academic Warning if students fail again to meet the standards.
A registration hold will be placed on a student's account preventing them from registering for the next term.
Students will receive an email notifying you of your Academic Probation status.
Students will be instructed to work with their academic advisor to develop a Learning Contract.
Students must work with their instructors to obtain a mid- term progress report that will be shared with their advisor. Good Standing can be regained the following term if standards are met. Academic Suspension Academic Suspension occurs if students fail to meet standards for a third term in a row.
If a student has already enrolled for classes for the next term, they will be automatically dropped.
Students will receive an email and written letter notifying you of your Academic Suspension status.
Students will be suspended from OCCC for one term.
If students wish to return to OCCC, they must:
Complete a Re-Entry Process, or Appeal for an Exception due to extenuating circumstances.