Academic Recovery

Academic Policies

Academic Eligibility Policy

The Academic Eligibility Policy provides minimum standards students must meet to remain enrolled at Clemson. The Undergraduate Announcements provides the current Academic Eligibility Policy.

Academic Alert

Students who earn a semester grade-point ratio below 1.5, regardless of their cumulative grade-point ratio, will be placed on academic alert. While no notation concerning academic alert will appear on the student’s permanent record, the student likely will be contacted by a departmental academic advisor to discuss his/her academic situation and to offer assistance. The Undergraduate Announcements provides current information on Academic Alert.

Academic Probation

Students who fail to maintain a cumulative grade-point ratio of 2.0 or higher will be placed on academic probation. While no notation concerning academic probation will appear on the student’s permanent record, the student will be contacted by staff in the Academic Recovery Program to offer academic assistance. The Undergraduate Announcements provides current information on Academic Probation.

Academic Suspension

The period for Academic Suspension is one semester, and the student is eligible for readmission the following term. The Undergraduate Announcements provides current information on Academic Suspension.

Academic Dismissal

The period for Academic Dismissal is one calendar year, and readmission is by appeal only. The Undergraduate Announcements provides current information on Academic Dismissal.

Academic Renewal

A student who has not enrolled at Clemson for a period of two or more academic years may apply to the Appeals Committee on Academic Eligibility for readmission under special conditions known as academic renewal, unless the student has been permanently dismissed. The Undergraduate Announcements provides current information on Academic Renewal.

Academic Redemption Policy

The Academic Redemption Policy (ARP) allows a student to repeat coursework in which a D or F was earned if he/she has sufficient redemption hours and withdrawal hours remaining. The Undergraduate Announcements provides current information on the Academic Redemption Policy.