At Irvine Valley College, students are placed on probation under the following conditions:
- Academic Probation: Your cumulative grade point average was below 2.00 after your last enrolled semester.
- Progress Probation: Your total of W, No Pass/No Credit, or I grades after your last enrolled semester was above 50% of all grades earned.
Students are subject to DISMISSAL when they reach three consecutively enrolled semesters of probation in any combination of the two probation types mentioned above.
- It is a district-wide process regarding classes at IVC and Saddleback College.
- Students placed on probation are notified by email after each fall and spring semester.
- Students on probation in their last three enrolled semesters are subject to dismissal and will be notified of dismissal in such cases.
Since probation regards cumulative coursework, it may take several semesters to improve a probation situation.
- First-time probation students will have registration blocked during Spring 2023.
- Students on first-time probation are required to complete the online "Success Module" in Canvas. The Canvas module will emphasize the importance of understanding campus policies, goal setting, time-management, and growth mindset ideologies.
- To gain access to the course log into IVC's Canvas, accept, and complete module
- If you have a 1st time probation hold from a previous semester, contact our Counseling Center by calling 949-451-5319 or email: email@example.com.
- After the Success Module is completed, scheduling a counseling appointment is recommended.
- Second-time probation does not block students from registration.
- Students will receive lower priority for registration in their next effective registration period and continuously until they reach good academic standing.
- Students on probation for two consecutive terms will lose California College Promise Grant (CCPG) Fee Waiver eligibility and may also be disqualified from federal financial aid eligibility.
- Students are encouraged to schedule a counseling appointment.
How To Be Removed From Probation
- Students may not appeal probation.
- To be removed from academic probation, students must reach a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher.
- To be removed from progress probation, students must reduce their total of W, No Pass/No Credit, or I grades to lower than 50% of all grades earned.
Find and use the right resources to succeed
- IVC Counseling Center 949-451-5251
- IVC Financial Aid Office 949-451-5287
- IVC Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) 949-451-5243
- IVC Disability Support Programs for Students (DSPS) 949-451-5630
- IVC Student Success Center, Tutoring Services 949-451-5471
- IVC Office of Student Equity 949-451-5688