Academic Probation/Academic Disqualification
Undergraduate students are automatically placed on academic probation if their cumulative grade point average in the University of California falls below 2.0 (C average) at the end of any quarter. While on academic probation, students are under the supervision of the College of Engineering Undergraduate Studies Office.
Minimal Progress Probation
Note: Begining Fall 2008, the College of Engineering's Minimal Progress Probation will be replaced by the campus-wide Minimal Cumulative Progress regulation.
A student in the College of Engineering will be placed on Academic Probation if the total number of units passed at UCSB is fewer than:
At least three-fourths of the minimum number of academic units passed must include courses prescribed by the major.
The following courses may be counted toward the unit minimums:
Other Causes for Probation
The College of Engineering reserves the right to place a student on probation at any time there is concern regarding a student's progress towards their degree. Some other causes for a student being placed on probation include:
Dismissal from the Major
Students who fail to attain a grade-point average of at least 2.0 in work in their major may, at the option of the major department or committee, be denied the privilege of continuing in that major.
Any of the following conditions make undergraduate students subject to academic disqualification from futher enrollment at UCSB:
Students who are subject to academic disqualification are not eligible to register again at UCSB unless they are reinstated on probation by their college.