Any student whose overall grade point average falls below a 3.0 will be placed on probation. Requirements for probationary status for Sturm College of Law is 2.7 for master's students and 2.3 for JD students.

Each quarter on probation, the student must contact the advisor to develop a plan to remedy the academic deficit.

If it is numerically impossible for the student to raise the GPA to 3.0 (2.7 for Law Master's, 2.3 for Law JD), or if in the opinion of the student’s advisor, department chair and/or dean, the student is not making academic progress to finish the requirements of the degree, the student will be dismissed from the program.