Academic Suspension Process

Students who have an EOU term and cumulative GPA below 2.000 while on Academic Probation will be placed on Academic Suspension. Suspended (and, hence, “former”) students are denied all student privileges including, but not limited to, registration, class attendance, financial aid and residence in EOU housing. Students who petition for reinstatement should meet with an adviser and attend classes until their case is resolved with the Academic Standards Committee. There are exceptions for Summer Session registration, see Summer Session, Academic Standards Procedures.

Petition for reinstatement from Academic Suspension

Once grades are posted at the end of each term students that are placed on Academic Suspension will receive an email (to your EOU email account), which includes the online appeal form.  Suspended students should contact their advisor to discuss their appeal and for assistance in preparing an academic plan.  Then complete the online appeal form  (link below) and submit your plan and any additional supporting materials by email to the Academic Standards Committee – academicstandards@eou.edu.

Please note this process is for academic reinstatement only.
This appeal does not address any Financial Aid SAP Appeals.

Please see the Financial Aid forms page for appeal/reinstatement of financial aid.

 Winter 2019 Academic Suspension Appeal Form

Winter 2019 reinstatement form will open in Early December 2018, for students submitting appeals based on Fall Term grades!

(form requires an EOU email)

If you were suspended for a term OTHER THAN FALL 2018 and are seeking reinstatement, please contact academicstandards@eou.edu regarding reinstatement procedures.

Deadlines for Academic Year 2018-2019

Term to be reinstated Deadline for appeal Hearings if needed
Winter 2019 Tues., January 2nd, 2018 by 10:00 am  The first week of Winter Term
Spring 2019 Friday, March 30th, 2019 by 4:00 pm (Pacific Time)  Tues., April 3rd, 2018
Fall 2019 Early Appeal TBD  TBD
Fall 2019 Traditional Appeal TBD TBD

*All Dates Subject to change.

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 Summer term:  Academic standing requirements are waived to register for summer courses for students on their first or second suspension. 

If you are on academic suspension, financial aid will not apply to your summer registration.

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Summer term:  Academic standing requirements are waived to register for summer courses.  If you are on academic suspension financial aid will not apply to your summer registration.

Student academic standing at the end of summer session can result in the following actions:

  • Students entering the summer session on Second (2nd) Suspension will NOT be given a chance to appeal to the Academic Standards Committee (ASC) for Fall reinstatement if their overall Summer GPA is below a 2.000 – Moving them to  Third (3rd) Suspension.
  • Students entering the summer session on Probation MUST petition the ASC for Fall reinstatement if their academic standing moves to Suspension as a result of summer coursework.
  • Students who improve their academic standing to Good Standing during a summer session will NOT be required to appeal to the ASC for Fall reinstatement.

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Grievance Procedures can be found in the Student Handbook, or online on the Student Affairs homepage.