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VA Standards of Progress


VA Standards of Progress

Standards of Progress, CFR 21.4253 (d) (1)(ii)

Students certified to receive veteran benefits whose grade point average (GPA) falls below 2.0 will be placed on probation. Failure to raise their GPA to the graduation standard of 2.0 after two consecutive terms on probation will have their veteran benefits interrupted.

VA education benefits may be interrupted if any of the following should occur:

The veteran registers for classes that are not specified as necessary for the declared program of study. Depending on circumstances, deficiency or remedial courses may be certified for benefits.

The veteran fails to submit all previous college transcripts for evaluation.

The veteran registers for two or more courses and receives “F” (Fail), “NC” (No Credit)/“NP” (No Pass), or “IP” (In Progress) grades for all courses for one semester.

 The veteran fails to convert an “I” (Incomplete) grade to a letter grade within one year from receipt of the “I” grade.

The veteran fails to attend class for the semester for which VA benefits are received.

The veteran fails to achieve the minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for two consecutive semesters or sessions.