Academic Policies

Use the tabs below to find academic policy information on course loads, changing majors, graduate adjustment and more.

In the semester system, grade reports are issued at the end of each semester or two times during the academic year, fall and spring and a third time in the summer. Academic Warning status is imposed at the end of any term for which the student’s cumulative GPA on Auburn course work is below 2.00.

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The maximum load for students in undergraduate curricula is 18 hours during the semester, 7 semester hours during the 5-week session, and 14 hours during the 10-week session or any combination of summer sessions.

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The name of every eligible student who meets certain scholastic requirements for a given semester is placed on a list prepared for the dean of the student’s college or school. This honor is also noted in the student’s permanent record.

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No student may repeat a course for credit in which the student has previously earned a grade of A, B, or C without written permission from the student’s academic dean. Courses specifically designated as repeatable in the Auburn University Bulletin are exempt from this regulation.

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Students may add courses on-line from the designated registration dates for each respective term through the first five days of that term (2. Departments can add students to courses through the first 15 days of each respective term (five days for summer terms).

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An Auburn student in Good Standing, which can be in Academic Warning but not on Suspension, may be approved to take courses at another institution on a transient basis for one term.

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Learn the features and functionality of Banner Waitlisting as they affect student registration activities.

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The University has developed procedures to assist those enrolled students who find it necessary to resign from their enrollment.

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