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Academic Success

The Triton College Counseling Department is offering appointments to meet with students to be successful in their academic endeavors. Each student is encouraged to make an appointment with their curriculum counselor whether you have been placed on Academic Warning or simply facing academic difficulty.

The Counseling Department is concerned about your educational experience and academic progress and we are here to help. We will review the resources available on our campus, tips to become more organized and goal-setting strategies. We can also assist in create a program plan to map out ways to be successful here at Triton College and beyond. Please schedule an appointment with your Counselor today.

The Standards of Academic Progress Policy is outlined in the current Triton catalog as follows:

Academic Warning
6-12 semester hours attempted with completion of less than 50 percent of semester hours attempted or cumulative GPA of less than 2.0.

Academic Warning is indicated on the grade report. Students are required to review their academic program with a counselor prior to enrollment for the next semester.

Academic Probation
13-24 semester hours attempted with completion of less than 50 percent of semester hours attempted or cumulative GPA of less than 2.0

Academic probation is indicated on the grade report. Students may enroll for a maximum of 12 semester hours and are required to review their academic program with a counselor prior to enrollment for the next semester. Students will be required to take COL 102 - Being Successful in College.

They also may be required by the counselor to engage in one or more of the following:
   1. College success courses
   2. CSG 150 - Career/Life Planning
   3. Workshops

Academic Suspension
25-36 semester hours attempted with completion of less than 50 percent of semester hours attempted or cumulative GPA of less than 2.00.

Academic suspension is indicated on the grade report. Students are required to discontinue enrollment for one semester (fall or spring).

Students are eligible to apply for readmission to the college after the suspension period. Admission will be on a petition basis; in order for readmission to be approved, the petition must present evidence of some change in the student's circumstances. The petition must be approved by a counselor.

If a student is readmitted, the student must review his/her academic program with the counselor prior to enrollment for the next semester.

Students may be required by the counselor to engage in one or more of the following:
   1. An assessment program
   2. College success courses OR
   3. CSG 150 - Career/Life Planning

Academic Dismissal
More than 36 semester hours attempted with completion of less than 50 percent of semester hours attempted or GPA of less than 2.00.

Academic dismissal will be indicated on the grade report. Students are required to discontinue enrollment for one year.

Students are eligible to apply for readmission to the college after the dismissal period (one year). Admission will be on a petition basis; in order for readmission to be approved, the petition must present evidence of some change in the student's circumstances. The petition must be approved by a counselor.

If a student is readmitted, the student must review his/her academic program with the counselor prior to enrollment for the next semester.

Students may be required by the counselor to engage in one or more of the following:
   1. An assessment program
   2. College success courses OR
   3. CSG 150 - Career/Life Planning