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Probation and Dismissal Protocol
If you received a letter in the mail about your academic standing, find your status below to determine your next steps.

No action required at this time.  You are strongly encouraged to meet with a counselor for advisement and to take advantage of all available college resources.

You are required to attend a probation workshop and create an education plan with a counselor. An enrollment hold will be placed on your record until you have fulfilled this requirement.  Follow directions below:
  1. Make an appointment online for a probation workshop.  See the list of dates and times.
  2. Bring your letter of academic standing to the workshop for verification of status.
  3. Be on time to the workshop!  If you are late to the workshop, you will need to reschedule your appointment.  Children are not allowed in the probation workshops.
  4. Holds will be released within 48 hours of completion of the workshop.
Probation 1 OR 2 Continued
No action required. While you have successfully completed your coursework, your overall record remains below standards.

You are r
equired to sit-out for one semester (fall semester) before petitioning to re-enroll. Petitions for Reinstatement are available in the Evaluations Office, and may be submitted following your semester absence.  Holds will be released beginning in December.  Follow directions below:

  1. Sit-out (do not enroll in classes) for one semester (fall or spring) at Palomar College.  Summers are not included as a term to sit-out.  You may attend summer, but you are strongly urged to meet with a counselor for advisement.
  2. Obtain a "Petition for Reinstatement" form from the Evaluations Office during the semester you sit-out.  Fill out the petition and submit it to the Evaluations Office.
  3. Holds will be released in December for spring 2016 re-enrollment (reinstatement).  For a list of currently open classes, look for "Open Classes" under "Updated Class Information" on the View Class Schedule website.  You may need to crash your courses for the semester.
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