Definition and Terms

A. Good Academic Standing

  1. Academic standing is determined following each fall and spring semester after a student has completed two or more semesters of law school.
     
  2. Good standing is defined as the student having:
     
    A. Cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better in all courses subject to the first-year curve, including Legal Writing I and II;
     
    B. Cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better in all courses subject to the first-year curve, excluding Legal Writing I and II; and
     
    C. Cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better in all courses completed under both the upper level and lower level curves.
     
  3. Students who are not in good standing are either academically dismissed or placed on probation.