A student on regular status shall be placed on academic probation if, after completing 8 semester hours of graduate work, the cumulative g.p.a. on graduate work done at The University of Iowa falls below an established base (3.00 for M.A. and M.F.A students). If, after completing 8 more semester hours of graduate work at this University, the g.p.a. remains below 3.00, the student shall be denied permission to re-register; otherwise the student shall be restored to good standing.