Probation and dismissal letters are e-mailed to a student's Buffalo State e-mail account.
Generally a student is placed on academic probation for one semester. If the review board determines that the student has not satisfied the conditions of the probation, the review board will recommend the student will be
(a) placed on extended probation, or
The student will be notified in writing (via a letter sent to their permanent address on record with the college and via Buffalo State email). It is the student’s responsibility to have an accurate mailing address on file; failing to receive the letter will not void the decision nor will it serve as grounds for an appeal after the appeal deadline.
If a student has failed to achieve good academic standing at the end of their academic probation period,
the student's academic record will be reviewed by a board that may recommended that the student be
placed on extended academic probation. Extended academic probation will only be considered
for those students who have fully participated in the academic intervention program prescribed by their
assistant to the dean and/or have made significant progress (as determined by the review board) in
improving their academic standing. All students should be aware that their probationary status does affect their financial aid eligibility, their ability to declare a degree program of study, and continuation at the college.
As a student on academic probation, you must increase your cumulative grade point average to a minimum 2.0 and pass more than half of your classes by the end of this semester or you may be dismissed from Buffalo State. Probationary students must meet with their academic advisers and adjust their course and work schedules as directed in their probationary contract.
If a student’s GPA is less than a 2.0 and the student has met one or more of the reasons for academic dismissal, the student may be immediately dismissed at the discretion of the college without a probationary semester.
Buffalo State does not guarantee a probationary semester for students.
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