When students fail to maintain the required cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher, with a percentage of 82 and 90% attendance required for students enrolled in the Midwest College of Cosmetology, their academic status at Lincoln College-Normal will change from Good Standing to Academic Probation. Students will be notified of their Academic Probation by the Registrar’s Office and by the Dean of Academic Affairs. Students will be eligible to re-enroll for the first semester after they are placed on Academic Probation but are limited to an enrollment of no more than fifteen semester hours during that first semester of return.
Students transferring to Lincoln College will enter on Academic Probation if their cumulative grade point average from other institutions is below 2.00. Students re-entering Lincoln College after having been academically dismissed from any other institution of higher learning will re-enroll on Academic Probation. Transfer students and re-entering students placed on Academic Probation are limited to an enrollment of no more than fifteen semester hours.
Students who are on Academic Probation and who do not bring their cumulative grade point average at Lincoln College to 2.00 of higher will be continued on Academic Probation if the institutional grade point average for that semester is at least 2.00. Students who earn at least a 2.00 semester average during the first semester of probation may enroll for up to fifteen hours during subsequent semesters as long as they earn the 2.00 term average and progress toward returning to Good Academic Standing.
Students who are on Academic Probation and who do not achieve an institutional grade point average of at least 2.00 for that semester will be dismissed from Lincoln College. The first dismissal is for one semester. Subsequent dismissals are for one calendar year. Students will receive notification of their dismissal from the Registrar and the Dean of Academic Affairs. Students placed on dismissal for one calendar year must apply for readmission to Lincoln College. All college policies and curriculum in the catalog current at the time of readmission are applicable to the student. Students should be aware that curricular requirements may have changed at the time they are reinstated and should plan accordingly.
Midwest College of Cosmetology
All students failing to meet minimum progress requirements will be placed on probation for thirty days. The student will be counseled on the steps to reach satisfactory progress by the next evaluation.
Students showing any improvements in the deficient area(s), but who fail to meet the minimum requirement will be placed on a second probation. If, at the end of the second consecutive probation, a student is not showing any improvement, the Director of Midwest College of Cosmetology will meet with the student’s instructor to evaluate the student’s lack of progress. After the evaluation has been discussed a student may be dismissed. Three (3) total probations (not consecutive) of not showing an improvement will result in the student’s dismissal.