Policies and procedures are designed to influence and determine all major decisions and actions. Below are some common policies students visiting Major Reselection may encounter.
Academic Probation (AP)
When student’s GPA falls below a cumulative 2.0. From the beginning of academic probation, the student must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA each term, and may not totally withdraw from any semester without cause.
Internal policy for specific departments and majors. If a student earns a specified amount of D/F grades in a major, the student will no longer be allowed to pursue the major, and is redirected to Major Reselection.
Students have a limit to five course withdrawals during their undergraduate degree. These are divided to three withdrawals for students with less than 60 credit hours, and two withdrawals for students with more than or equal to 60 credit hours.
It allows students previously dismissed from the university, or former students returning with a USF GPA below 2.0, to renew their pursuit of their bachelor degree.
Academic Regulations Committee (ARC)
Students may request that certain University policies be waived through ARC petition. Petitions can be approved if a documented university error has occurred, or if you experienced extenuating circumstances beyond your control during the semester.