An eligibility violation is a type of infraction that persists for a period of time. An eligibility violation will be created if any of the following occur:
· 10 demerit threshold exceeded for the year (eligibility violation for 2 weeks)
· 15 demerit threshold exceeded for the year (eligibility violation for rest of year)
· 5 demerits assigned for one infraction, such as lying, cheating, stealing, disrespect, willful disobedience, or rebellion (eligibility violation for 2 weeks)
· Failing a core class in the current term (eligibility violation for 2 weeks)
· All grades averaged < C for the current term (eligibility violation for 2 weeks)
To see an eligibility report for all students, click the “Reports” link, and select “Report – Eligibility Violations (Active)” or “Report – Eligibility Violations (All)” from the list. The “Quantity” column indicates how many days the violation is in effect. The list is sorted inversely by end date, so the most recent will be at the top.
If an eligibility violation is already active for a particular reason (e.g. failing a core class), another eligibility violation for the same reason will not be created. However, a second eligibility violation could be created for a different reason (e.g. 15 demerit threshold), which may or may not begin or end on the same dates as the existing violation.
Behavior based ineligibility is computed as soon as demerits are assigned. To compute and update academic eligibility, click on the “Terms” link, and then click “Finalize Records”. It takes about 20-30 seconds to run. Finalizing records will not change the term, it will not remove any grades, and it will not create redundant ineligibility records.
Here is an example of how academic eligibility works:
- On January 26th, records are finalized, John Doe is failing a core class, so an eligibility violation is created, lasting from February 2 through February 16.
- On February 10th, records are finalized, John Doe is still failing the core class, but an eligibility violation is not created because an active one already exists.
- On February 24th, records are finalized, John Doe is still failing the core class, so a new eligibility violation is created, lasting from March 3 through March 17.