Academic Dismissal From A Graduate Program

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Category Name: Student
Responsible Unit: Center for Graduate Studies
Responsible VP: Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Adoption Date: Summer 2011
Last Revision Date:
Last Review Date:
Shared governance: none

Policy Statement

An explanation of the dismissal process for graduate students.




There are no definitions for this policy at this time.

Policy Procedures

Students may be academically dismissed from a graduate program for reasons:

1. Failure to meet the conditions of a Conditional Admission, following recommendation of the academic department.

2. Failure to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above (see academic probation policy).

3. Failure to meet individual program requirements. Such requirements may be in addition to and more restrictive than those delineated in the preceding two items.

A student who has been academically dismissed from any graduate degree program at SUNY Brockport must wait at least six months before enrolling in any graduate course at the college. Students may explore options for appeal of an academic dismissal with the School Dean that is affiliated with their graduate program.

Links to Related Procedures and Information

There are no links for this policy at this time.

Contact Information

Center for Graduate Studies

Office Location: Morgan 2105

Phone: 585-395-2525

Fax: 585-395-2515


History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date Summer 2014 Three-year review
Adoption Date Summer 2011 Policy Adopted


Last Updated 10/5/21