Constituent institutions are not obligated to enact policies for either academic probation or academic warning below the allowable standards.
For regular term instruction, the census date is the conclusion of the 10th class day of the fall and spring semesters.For summer sessions, degree credit extension courses, and any other degree-credit courses taught on an irregular calendar, the census date is the end of the class day representing the passage of 10 percent of the instructional period.UNC Policy Manual, Section 400.1.8[R].
If the course is offered online, the instructor may administratively drop the student from the course if the student has not signed in by the end of the course adjustment period.
All constituent institution business practices must conform to UNC FIT Student Account Standards.
All institutional policies on withdrawal must include policies about refunds and conform to UNC FIT Financial Aid and Student Account Standards.
The calculation of this date should begin with the first day of classes and conclude on the last day of regular class meetings.It should exclude the reading day and exam period.
The development of a policy does not imply that a constituent institution must allow grade replacement and/or exclusion.A policy may simply state that the institution does not allow such.
For purposes of reporting on first-time, full-time students, retention rate shall be defined as “the percentage of first-time degree-seekingundergraduatesfrom the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.” (http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/glossary/)
For purposes of reporting, graduation rate data shall be collected as defined by “the number of students entering the institution as full-time, first-time undergraduate students in a particular year (cohort), completing their program within 150 percent of normal time to completion. It shall be calculated by race/ethnicity and gender.” (http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/glossary/)
All institutional policies on disclosure practices must conform to UNC FIT Financial Aid and Student Account standards.