Student policies

The Office of Admissions and Records maintains a series of policies regarding student fees, academic standing and dismissal from the University and strict confidentiality of student records. Learn more about each of these policies below.

Academic standing and dismissal

Students who are on second semester probation and fail to raise their cumulative University of Nevada, Reno grade-point-average (GPA) above the academic probation threshold (2.0) will be dismissed from the University. Learn more about the dismissal process.

Excess credit fee policy

Get more information on the excess credit fee policy at the University of Nevada, Reno.

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student educational records and establishes rights for students relative to the disclosure of these records. Learn more about your privacy rights.

Leave of absence policy

The University's leave of absence program assists and encourages students to return and graduate after an absence of up to two consecutive semesters from the University. Learn more.

Student privacy policy

Student record information is confidential and private. In accordance with both Federal law and University policy, the university does not release student record information without prior written consent. Get more information about the student privacy policy at the University of Nevada, Reno.