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Student Information
Contact Information
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Phone Number:
404-894-4150
Fax Number:
404-894-0167
Email Address:
comments@registrar.gatech.edu
Location:
Administration Building
225 North Avenue
First Floor (Tech Tower)
Mailing Address:
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office of the Registrar
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0315

Academic Standing

Student Rules and Regulation VI


Academic standing is based on both the Term grade point average and the Overall average of the student. The minimum Term and Overall grade point average for a student to be on GOOD standing is as follows:


Minimum GPA for each class to be in good standing (effective Fall Term, 2001)
Class Standing Required GPA
Freshman or JEPHS 1.70
Sophomore 1.80
Junior 1.95
Senior or Special Undergraduate 2.00
Masters or Special Graduate 2.70
Ph D 3.00

Students on an academic readmission agreement may have additional requirements in order to be on GOOD standing. Academic standings in effect at Georgia Tech are as follows:

Academic Standing
Academic Standing Description
GOOD Student is not on academic warning or probation; is maintaining satisfactory academic progress.
WARNING Student’s most recent academic performance has been unsatisfactory or the overall average is below the minimum requirement. Academic warning is a subcategory of good academic standing, differing only in the maximum allowable schedule load.
PROBATION Student’s most recent academic performance has been extremely unsatisfactory or the term average has continued to be unsatisfactory or the overall academic average has continued to be below the minimum requirement.
REVIEW Student who normally would be dropped from the rolls due to academic deficiencies but appears from the record not to have completed the term. Student cannot be enrolled on Review status and should contact their major school for further information.
DROP/DISMISSAL Student has been dropped from the rolls due to academic deficiencies. Student may apply for readmission after an absence of one term unless this is second Drop/Dismissal. Students on Drop should seek advisement from their major school regarding future re-admission.

Maximum Hours for Undergraduate Students

The maximum number of credit hours for which an undergraduate student may register in fall or spring semester, based on his or her academic standing, is as follows:

Good 21 semester hours
Warning 16 semester hours
Probation 14 semester hours

The maximum number of credit hours for which an undergraduate student may register in a normal summer term, based on his or her academic standing, is as follows:

Good 16 semester hours
Warning 14 semester hours
Probation 12 semester hours

Requests for schedule overloads must be recommended by the student's major school and approved by the Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, by the petition process.


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