Please review the Undergraduate Bulletin for all the policies regarding Academic Standing, Academic Program and Academic Dismissal.
Words of Advice
- If it did not work the first time and you don’t make any changes to your approach, don’t expect different results. Take a course one time and complete it to the best of your ability. This will cost you half the price of repeating it after a W or F grade.
- Slow and steady wins the race.
- Academic Success is yours…gather your tools and make it happen!
Be eager, attentive and engaged.
- Eager – Embrace it – Take on the challenge!
- Attentive – Are you focused? Concentrate on the task athand.
- Engaged – Are you present? Be mindful
- Study earlier in the day. If you are tired, your brain may have turned off.
- So, you are wide awake and ready to study – Pick a place that has limited distractions.
- Study in a place that you are focused and remain alert.
- Organize your study aids and materials.
- Study difficult subjects first.
- Add your deadline dates to your calendar/planner.
- Pace yourself in your studying – avoid procrastination.
- Visit the SACC Center! It’s free tutoring.
Make a Plan of Action
- List all courses currently registered for this semester.
- Write down the grade you want to earn for each course.
- Calculate how many hours you need to study to obtain your desired grade.
- Determine when you will study in a given week to reach the study time necessary.
Many issues lead to being placed on academic probation. Though you have hit a bump in the road, there are many strategies you can use to get back on the right track. The college is committed to your academic success. We encourage you to avail yourself of the many college resources.
- The Student Academic Consulting Center (SACC) offers free tutoring services and workshops.
- The Counseling Center provides trained clinicians that will help you deal with anxiety or other personal difficulties interfering with your ability to focus and perform well in class.
For further information and assistance, visit the Office for Academic Advisement and meet with an Academic Advisor.