Good Academic Standing
A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.000 or greater. Selected majors require a cumulative GPA greater than 2.0 for graduation.
A temporary status due to low academic grades. Improvement in academic grades is needed for continued enrollment in the university. A student is placed on probation due to one of the following conditions:
Cumulative GPA is lower than 2.000
Conditionally admitted as a transfer or new freshman
Readmitted after leaving UW-Stout while on probation or when dismissed for academic reasons.
For more information on probation, please refer to the Dean of Students
Termination of enrollment in the University of Wisconsin-Stout due to one of the following conditions:
Cumulative GPA is less than 2.000 at the end of two successive semesters.
If a student earns a 2.500 or higher GPA with 12 or more earned credits in the 1st semester of Academic Probation, but the cumulative GPA is below 2.000 for 2 successive semesters, the student will be granted an additional or second semester on Academic Probation.
GPA for one semester is less than 1.000. Academic Probation status is not a prerequisite for dismissal due to this low GPA.
Readmission Application Timeline Following Dismissal
One semester must lapse if academically dismissed.
Two years must lapse if academically dismissed, readmitted and failed a second time to earn the required grade point average.
For more information on Dismissals, please refer to Dean of Students.
Appeal Process to Dismissal
If circumstances were so unusual and out-of-the-ordinary that academic performance was significantly and temporarily impacted, the dismissal decision may be appealed. The appeal process is online and handled by the Dean of Students Office.