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Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

All Running Start students must agree to this progress policy to participate in Running Start.

It is the responsibility of each Running Start student to check his/her college grades each quarter through the Edmonds CC website as soon as they are available to make sure they are in compliance with the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.

Policy Description
Quarterly GPA Requirement Each student must meet a minimum Quarterly GPA of 2.0.
Satisfactory Completion of Courses Requirement Students must successfully complete and pass all courses they attempt. Students must not receive a grade of: I, W, V , N or U.*
10th Day Requirement Students must complete all courses they are enrolled in after the 10th day of the quarter.
Probation The 1st quarter a student does not meet one or more of the three requirements listed above they will be placed on probation for the following quarter.
Suspension The 2nd quarter a student does not meet one or more of the three requirements listed above they will be suspended from the program.
* I = Incomplete, W = Withdrawal, V = Instructor Initiated Withdrawal, N = Audit, U = Unsatisfactory


Satisfactory Academic Progress is reviewed at the end of each academic quarter once grades have been posted. Students not meeting these standards will receive communication via EdMail their college assigned email account.

The Running Start program at Edmonds Community College strives to support the academic success of ALL program participants.