A Student is considered not in good academic standing, that is, on probation, if his/her grade point average for any semester falls below 2.000 (“C”) at the close of that semester. A student who fails to meet the cumulative average specified above is suspended for a period of one semester. A student so suspended has the opportunity to apply for re-admission through the Dean’s Office not earlier than the end of the semester for which he/she was suspended. Readmission is conditioned upon satisfactory proof that the student can cope with the academic requirements of Law School based on the result of an interview that the is conducted by the Admission Committee in consultation with the Dean.

NOTICE TO STUDENT ON PROBATION

A Student who is placed on Academic Probation shall be so notified by the Dean of the Law School.

MAXIMUM COURSE LOAD FOR PROBATION STUDENT

A student on academic probation shall be allowed to carry a maximum course load of 12 semester hours.

INELIGIBILITY OF STUDENT ON PROBATION

A student who at the beginning of any semester of the academic year is placed on academic probation is ineligible to:

  1. hold any office in any student organization or club; or
  2. serve on any faculty student committee; or
  3. participate in any inter-collegiate athletic contest; or
  4. represent the Law School in any conference, institute, seminar, workshop, or visitation ; or
  5. receive scholarship aid from the Law School

Any exception to the above stated ineligibility may be made, except in the case of (5).

TIME LIMIT ON PROBATION

Where the grade point average of a student on probation remains below 2.000 for a period of two additional successive semesters following the placement on probation, he/she shall be dropped for the period of one
academic year.

RE-APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

A student who has been suspended from the Law School for poor academic performance shall be permitted to reapply for admission to the Law School after one semester but shall not be readmitted until after one year from the date of suspension.