Academic Good Standing is defined as a cumulative GPA between 3.0 and 4.0.

Academic Warning is defined as a cumulative GPA between 2.75 and 2.99, after nine credits of graduate coursework. Students placed on academic warning will receive a letter from the Graduate School and must make appointments to meet with their academic advisor and the Dean of the Graduate School. After two consecutive semesters of academic warning, a student’s registration is barred and the block is only removed after the student meets with the Dean of the Graduate School. If the student’s academic status does not return to good standing after the third consecutive semester, the student may be academically dismissed.

Academic Probation is defined as a cumulative GPA between 2.50 and 2.74 after nine credits of graduate coursework. Students placed on academic probation will receive a letter from the Graduate School and must make appointments to meet with their academic advisor and the Dean of the Graduate School. While in this academic status, the student’s transcript will be marked with a probation indicator. If a student fails to meet with the Dean, he/she will be blocked from future registration. Students will be academically dismissed after two consecutive semesters of academic probation.

Academic Dismissal is incurred once a student has earned a cumulative GPA below 2.5, after twelve credits of graduate coursework. Students will also be dismissed after three consecutive semesters of academic warning or after two consecutive semesters of academic probation. Once a student has been academically dismissed, the student is deregistered from current coursework and future registration is prohibited. This action also means that the student cannot matriculate into another graduate program at SUNY New Paltz.

GPA Academic Standing Comments
3.00-4.00 Good Standing (GS)
2.75-2.99 Academic Warning—1st semester (W1) Registration is not affected.
2.75-2.99 Academic Warning—2nd semester (W2) Registration is prohibited. Student must meet with Dean of The Graduate School before he/she will be allowed to register.
2.50-2.74 Academic Probation (AP) Future registration is prohibited. A probation indicator will be noted on the student’s transcript.
2.49 and ↓ Academic Dismissal (AD) Registration is prohibited and student is deregistered from coursework.