To be considered in good standing at the College of Law, first-year JD day students must have a cumulative GPA of 1.70 or higher at the end of the Autumn semester and a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher at the end of the Spring semester. To be considered in good standing, first-year JD evening students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 at the end of the academic year in May. Grades received in the Summer session are not included in a student’s GPA for the prior academic year.
To maintain good standing, first-year JD students with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher but below 2.40 at the end of the Autumn semester are required to attend all Spring semester Academic Success Program (ASP) workshops, complete all ASP assignments, and schedule an individual meeting with the Director of ASP and Bar Passage. They may not register for the following Summer session. In addition, they will be enrolled in and must complete LAW 253 Multistate Performance Test (MPT) Strategies in the Autumn semester of second year and LAW 252 Bar Passage Strategies in the Spring semester of second year. They also must complete LAW 102 Business Organizations and LAW 410 Evidence prior to graduation.
The Good Standing policy for MJ, LLM and upper-level JD students can be found in the College of Law Student Handbook.