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Students need to maintain a 2.00 GPA to be in good standing. You can determine your GPA using the registrar’s GPA calculator.

Any classes completed for a letter grade at UT Austin are included in your GPA, including University Extension courses. Grades earned in coursework completed at other institutions are not included.

College & University Honors

The University of Texas at Austin does not have a Dean’s List. Instead, students who have achieved academic excellence may be recognized by inclusion on the University Honors List and/or by administrative officials, academic deans, and members of the faculty at the Honors Day Convocation each spring. Learn more about earning college & university honors.

Scholastic Probation

If your cumulative UT GPA falls below a 2.00, you will be placed on scholastic probation for the following semester. Students on scholastic probation must:

Scholastic Dismissal

As per the General Information Catalog, scholastic dismissal occurs under any of the following conditions:

  • A student fails 12 or more hours in their first long-session semester
  • A student on scholastic probation fails to achieve the required overall GPA determined by the university’s benchmarks
  • A student on scholastic probation withdraws from the university after the 20th class day

*First Dismissal*—Student is dismissed from the university for one long semester and any intervening summer session.

*Second Dismissal*—Student is dismissed from the university for three calendar years. Readmission must be approved by the Office of Admissions and the student dean.

*Third Dismissal*—Student will not be readmitted to the university.