Volume 4 Enrollment Management
Chapter 06 Dean’s List Policy
Responsible Office: Registrar
Originally issued: unknown
Georgia Health Sciences University recognizes the superior academic performance of undergraduate and College of Dentistry students by awarding them Dean’s List designation for a given semester according to the conditions set forth in this policy. To qualify for the Dean’s List, an undergraduate student must be enrolled for 12 or more hours of graded academic work in a semester and have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.50 for that semester. For students with an Incomplete grade, Dean’s List computations will not be made until a grade is determined.
To qualify for the Dean’s List in the College of Dentistry, students must exhibit acceptable professional behavior and have a grade point average of 3.25 (on a 4.00 scale) or higher for that semester while carrying at least 12 hours of credit and must not have received any unsatisfactory or failing grades for that semester.
The achievement of each student who qualifies for Dean’s List is acknowledged and noted on the student’s permanent record.
Reason For Policy
Georgia Health Sciences University recognizes the superior academic performance of undergraduate and College of Dentistry students with this policy.
Entities Affected By This Policy
All undergraduate students and College of Dentistry students at Georgia Health Sciences University are affected by this policy.
Who Should Read This Policy
All undergraduate and College of Dentistry students at Georgia Health Sciences University and the faculty who teach them should be aware of this policy.
Printable Version of This Policy
Georgia Health Sciences University Catalog: http://catalog.georgiahealth.acalog.com/
College of Dentistry Academic Progress Policies: http://www.georgiahealth.edu/sod/policies/deans-list.html
Undergraduate students enrolled for 12 or more semester hours with a minimum grade point average of 3.50 for that semester will qualify for the Dean’s List for the semester. College of Dentistry students enrolled for 12 or more semester hours with a minimum grade point average of 3.25 for that semester and who have no unsatisfactory or failing grades for the semester will qualify for the Dean’s List.
At the end of each semester, grades will be entered into the student information system by faculty/staff in the respective programs of study and GPAs calculated by the Registrar’s Office. A Dean’s List of undergraduate students will be provided to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Dean for Students in the College of Nursing, and to the Associate Dean for Student, Faculty and Community Affairs for the College of Allied Health Sciences. The Dean’s List for College of Dentistry students will be provided to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Advanced Education. The respective assistant or associate deans will notify their students of the Dean’s List honors.
The responsibilities each party has in connection with Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Policy 4.06, Dean’s List Policy, are:
|Registrar’s Office||Identify qualifying students for the Dean’s List|
|Assistant & Associate Deans as noted above||Notify students of the Dean’s List honor|