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Academic Suspension and Dismissal

(Faculty Senate Policy 54-40)

SUSPENSION: You will be academically suspended from the University if you earn less than a 2.00 semester grade-point average while on Academic Warning. Academic Suspension prevents enrollment at Penn State for a minimum of two semesters. 

DISMISSAL: If you have been placed on academic suspension two times and fail to achieve at least a 2.00 semester GPA, you will be academically dismissed. After a period of four calendar years, academically dismissed students may seek re-enrollment at the University by requesting academic renewal.

After Receiving the Academic Suspension Notification:

1. Apply for re-enrollment through the office of the University Registrar by the re-enrollment deadline. 

2. Complete the Academic Self-Reflection Activity.

3.  Please call 814-865-9523 to scheduled an appointment with the College's Academic Advising Manager (Kyrie Harding) to discuss your return. At this meeting your re-enrollment will either be approved or denied. If approved for re-enrollment, students return from suspension in Academic Warning status with a registration hold and their former cumulative GPA.