Academic Dismissal From A Graduate Program Policy

  • Academic
  • Student - Graduate
Responsible Unit Center for Graduate Studies
Responsible Cabinet Member Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Adoption Date 2011-Summer
Last Revision Date
Last Review Date

Policy Statement

An explanation of the dismissal process for graduate students.


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Policy Procedures

Students may be academically dismissed from a graduate program for reasons:

1. Failure to meet the conditions of a Conditional Admission, following recommendation of the academic department.

2. Failure to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above (see academic probation policy).

3. Failure to meet individual program requirements. Such requirements may be in addition to and more restrictive than those delineated in the preceding two items.

A student who has been academically dismissed from any graduate degree program at SUNY Brockport must wait at least six months before enrolling in any graduate course at the university. Students may explore options for appeal of an academic dismissal with the School Dean that is affiliated with their graduate program.

Links to Related Procedures and Information

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Contact Information

Center for Graduate Studies

Office Location: Rakov 101

Phone: (585) 395-2525


History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date 2016-Summer Five-year review
Adoption Date 2011-Summer Policy Adopted


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