If accepted, the student will receive an official letter of acceptance. The student’s letter of acceptance into CAPS is valid for up to one year from the date of the letter. Students may enter a degree-completion cohort upon meeting minimum requirements for admission to the specific program.


All admission criteria have been met and all admission materials have been received.

Conditional Acceptance

The student has not met all admission requirements. Remaining requirements must be met prior to deadlines stated in the acceptance letter.

Provisional Acceptance

Students admitted provisionally are encouraged to meet with their student success advisor early following matriculation to help ensure academic success. All new students entering at transfer levels 1, 2, and 3 will receive provisional acceptance. Students admitted who have not achieved the minimum GPA, grade standards, or other assessment criteria will receive provisional acceptance. A minimum GPA adequate for Good Standing academic status and a GPA of 2.25 in one’s major must be earned in the first academic term of enrollment in order to continue in the program. Acceptable scores on all required Accuplacer assessments are required to continue in the program.