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Academic Suspension

Minimum Academic Standards

Students must maintain a 2.0 Texas State GPA to be in considered in good academic standing and to be eligible to continue taking classes at the university. Students will be placed on academic suspension if their Texas State GPA does not improve after two academic probationary semesters.

*Only grades earned at Texas State University are considered in determining if a student is in good academic standing, on probation, or suspension.

Academic Suspension

The University College Office of the Dean will notify all General Studies, Exploratory, and Exploratory Professional majors who are placed on academic suspension via Texas State email.


Texas State University’s suspension policies are located in the Academic Policies section of the Undergraduate Catalog.

Suspension Appeals

» Petition for Reinstatement (online form)

Suspended General Studies, Exploratory, and Exploratory Professional majors whose academic suspension was a result of an extenuating circumstance may be eligible to appeal to the University College Dean's Office for reinstatement at Texas State University.

To appeal for reinstatement, University College students must file a Petition for Reinstatement, including the required documentary evidence, by the posted deadline for the semester in which the suspension occurred. Petition for Reinstatement Guidelines (pdf) are available through University College.

Students who are currently not active should apply for readmission as returning students using Apply Texas.  Note:  Do not pay the fee until notified of reinstatement results.

Suspended students who do not provide documentary evidence of extenuating circumstances will not be reinstated.


The Petition for Reinstatement deadline for spring 2017 reinstatement has passed.

* Students who are denied reinstatement by University College may appeal to the Texas State University Suspension Appeals Committee on January 9, 2017 for Spring 2017,  May 30, 2017 for Summer 2017 and August 21, 2017 for Fall 2017 in RFM 3240C.  For more information about this process please contact Dr. David Donnelly at

If you have questions regarding the suspension process, please email the Academic Programs Office at