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  Graduate School-Camden 2007-2009 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Public Policy and Administration 834 Scholastic Standing  

Scholastic Standing

Academic Warning, Probation, and Dismissal

Students who have earned two grades of C or one grade of F are placed on academic probation. Students who do not earn a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 after completion of 12 credits of coursework also are placed on probation. Students on probation are limited to a less-than-full course load, and their class schedule must be approved by the associate chair of the graduate program.

A student on probation who receives a C or lower grade is dismissed from the program. Students may appeal their dismissals to the Department of Public Policy and Administration graduate program's Scholastic Standing Committee.

Incomplete Grades

All of the rules of the Graduate School-Camden regarding incomplete grades apply to Department of Public Policy and Administration graduate students. In addition, a student may not acquire more than two grades of Incomplete (IN) during his or her course of study in the graduate program. A student receiving a third IN grade is placed on academic probation and is required to appear before the Scholastic Standing Committee to explain the reasons for the student's inability to complete coursework on schedule.

Student Appeals

At a meeting of the Scholastic Standing Committee, a student appealing dismissal must present in writing any information he or she deems relevant to the case. This may include, but is not limited to, circumstances outside the student's control that may account for the poor performance. Members of the committee may question the student.

All members of the committee have one vote on the disposition of appeals. The fact that a member of the committee has given the student a C or lower grade shall disqualify him or her from voting.

The committee has the option of requiring remedial work or setting other conditions for continuation in the graduate program.

Student Complaints about Grades

A student with a complaint about a grade for a course must submit the complaint, in writing, to the course instructor within one week of the receipt of the grade. In the event of an unsatisfactory resolution of the dispute, the student may appeal to the chair of the graduate Department of Public Policy and Administration. Such appeals must be made in writing no later than one week following the date of unsatisfactory resolution. A further appeal within one week of the chair's decision may be made to the dean of the Graduate School-Camden.

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