Warning, Probation & Suspension

When a student does not meet academic standing requirements, they are placed on Academic Warning, Academic Probation, or Suspension.

What happens when I am on Academic Warning?

  • You will be notified of your warning by e-mail from the Office of the Provost in Academic Affairs.
  • Starting Fall 2019, students on warning will work with the University Academic Advising Center, ML 111 or 507-389-1650, to discuss their academic standing and to develop an academic success plan.
  • Students will receive information via email from the University Academic Advising Center with steps they need to take and various requirements of their academic warning status.
  • A registration hold is placed on your account while on academic warning.
  • Your Financial Aid is on "WARNING" or "SUSPENSION". Please contact Campus Hub, 507-389-1866, for details on your specific financial aid status.

What happens if I'm on Academic Probation?

  • You will be notified of your warning by e-mail from the Office of the Provost in Academic Affairs.
  • Starting Fall 2019, nursing majors on probation will work with the School of Nursing Advising Office, WH 360 or 507-389-6200, to discuss their academic standing and to develop an academic success plan.
  • Students will receive information via email from the School of Nursing Advising Office with what steps they need to take and various requirements of their academic probation status.
  • A registration hold is placed on your account while on academic probation.
  • Your Financial Aid is on "SUSPENSION". Please contact Campus Hub, 507-389-1866, for details on your specific financial aid status.

 Will I be Suspended?

You will avoid suspension if you meet one of the following conditions:

  • Bring your cumulative GPA and Cumulative Completion Rate up to good standing requirements OR
  • Earn a term GPA of 2.5 and a term Completion Rate of 66.67% (continue on Academic Probation)

What happens if I am suspended?

  • You cannot attend Minnesota State Mankato, or any other Minnesota State institutions, for one full calendar year
  • Students who have extenuating circumstances may be eligible to return earlier through the Early Reinstatement Process.
  • You must apply for reinstatement if you plan to return (reinstatement) after a full calendar year.
  • Financial Aid is also "SUSPENDED"
  • Financial Aid is not automatically continued if you decide to return from suspension. There is an appeal process but certain criteria must be met. Read about the Financial Aid appeal process.

Warning, Probation, and Suspension Resources

For more information, please contact:

School of Nursing Advising Office
360 Wissink Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Phone: 507-389-6022

Kasi Johnson
Student Relations Coordinator

Kasi.Johnson@mnsu.edu