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Academic Warning Hold

If your cumulative PSU GPA falls below 2.00, you are placed on Academic Warning. A registration hold is applied to your student account until you complete an Academic Success Plan Workshop or have an appointment with an academic adviser in Advising & Career Services (ACS).

Often, students on Academic Warning also are placed into Warning Status for financial aid eligibility. Please note that the processes for these are separate. Check your financial aid status on your Banweb account under the Financial Aid tab. Financial aid counselors are available to meet with you to explain your status. Learn more about the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy or schedule an appointment with a financial aid counselor now.

Portland State University is committed to your success and looks forward to working with you to improve your academic standing. For more information, please review PSU's Academic Standing standards.

Two options for removing your hold

Academic Warning Appointment with ACS Adviser

If you are interested in discussing your situation with an academic adviser, schedule an appointment using our online booking system. You can also call 503-725-4005 or stop by University Services Building Room 402. Same day appointments are not available.

During the appointment you will:

  • review the academic standing policy;
  • learn about campus resources
  • develop a plan to improve your academic success.

Online Academic Success Plan Workshop

The Online Academic Success Plan Workshop will explain the Academic Standing policy. You will also review resources on campus, identify reasons that led you to Academic Warning, complete an online quiz, and create an action plan to be successful. Please allow yourself 30-45 minutes to complete the workshop. You will need to provide your PSU student ID number in order to have the hold removed from your account.   

Please allow up to 24 hours for your hold to be removed. If you complete the workshop over the weekend, your hold will be removed on the next business day.

Complete the Online Academic Success Plan Workshop now!  


If you have any questions or have difficulty accessing the presentation, please call us at 503-725-4005 or send email to Advising & Career Services.