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Academic Probation can be scary but its not the end of the world.You can turn it. And here are a very tips.

What is Academic Probation?

Being on Academic Probation does NOT mean the end of your academic career!

BUT…It does mean that you are in danger of being dismissed from BMCC.

This is serious and you must act now since you only have one semester to restore your good academic standing. With the support and guidance of your GAINS Academic Success Advocate (ASA), you CAN make real changes and maximize the strengths you already possess.



For more Information on the BMCC Academic Probation and Dismissal Policy click here.

GAINS Story-Robert

Meet Dr. Robert E. Cortes, the Program Manager of the Gaining Academic Insight and New Strategies (GAINS) Program. Dr. Cortes discusses his own academic journey from a student on academic probation to recently completing his doctoral degree. #MakeGAINStogether


BMCC, Let’s Make Some #GAINS…

The GAINS program is one of seven projects funded by the BMCC President’s Fund for Excellence and Innovation. The proposal titled Restoring Good Academic Standing through the Gaining Academic Insight & New Strategies Program seeks to provide individualized support to students who find themselves on academic probation for the first time. Through active participation, planning, and partnership between BMCC staff and BMCC students, the program will promote academic, social, and personal growth.






“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new”


Welcome to the online community for the Gaining Academic Insight & New Strategies (GAINSProgram.

GAINS is a cohort program experience for BMCC students on Academic Probation for the first time. GAINS is a collaborative effort of the BMCC Counseling Center, the BMCC Academic Advisement and Transfer Center, and the BMCC Learning Resource Center. Through this program, students will have an opportunity to connect with other students, gain valuable personal and academic insight, and learn new strategies to perform to their full potential as SCHOLARS.

Here you can ask questions, connect with other students on academic probation, access valuable resources, and share information to help you restore good academic standing.

Click here to learn the Benefits of GAINS.