Good Academic Standing Policy

Hendrix College, Academic Affairs - Student
Policy # 02100
Effective: Monday, August 20, 2018

This policy describes the requirements for Good Academic Standing.

Additional Authority

This policy applies to all students.

Responsible Party

Executive Vice President and Provost

1. Good Academic Standing

A full-time student must meet the following standards for academic performance and progress to qualify as a student in good standing:

  • The student’s cumulative GPA must meet or exceed the following thresholds as determined by the student’s entrance year:
    • First-year students – 1.75;  
    • Sophomores or above – 2.0.
  • The student must have earned at least
    • 6 course credits after the first year of academic study,
    • 13 credits after the second year,
    • 20 credits after the third year,
    • 27 credits after the fourth year,
    • and credits sufficient for graduation after five years of academic study.
  • The student's major GPA must meet or exceed 2.0.
  • The total number of incomplete grades I and unforgiven failing grades F on the student’s transcript may not exceed four.
  • The student has not received a major academic integrity violation.  


Date Change
8/20/2018 Catalog Publication