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Student Organizations > A.C.E.
(through the Academic Monitoring Program)

ACE Club logoThrough the A.C.E. Club/Academic Monitoring Program the Diversity Center monitors a student's progress at approximately the end of the third, sixth, and ninth week of the semester. The progress of each student will be evaluated by using the Academic Monitoring report that is completed by the student's instructors. This feed back is then shared with them. Efforts will be made to refer each students to the appropriate support services, help from the Writing Center, or other assistance. Monitoring cycle dates are chosen to best help a student before they reach an academic crisis.

Academic progress meetings are held with students whose progress indicates they may need assistance. Students needing assistance will be contacted to make an appointment to discuss their progress, assist with and give encouragement concerning their academic performance.

Enrollment is open to campus community but specifically to students who are experiencing academic difficulty. In addition, some students are signed up by academic advisors.

If you have any questions regarding the Academic Monitoring Program, please contact the Diversity Center.

 

Qualification for the Program

Freshman and transfer students will be identified as possible candidates for the monitoring program and will be invited to participate.

  • Mid-term Warnings - Students who receive three or more warnings during a semester will be encouraged to participate in the program if they did not choose to do so initially.
  • Referral - A student may be referred by individual staff members (will not accept referrals by groups).
  • Academic Probation - All students who are on academic probation at the end of their first semester will be invited to participate in the monitoring program.

Support Services

Efforts are made to refer each student to the appropriate support services, if needed or desired. These services may include tutoring, help from the Writing Center, test taking skills, study skills. or other assistances.

Monitoring Cycle Dates

Expectations of Students

Students who are in the Academic Monitoring Program are expected to:

  • Attend an orientation program
  • Meet with their monitor to develop an agreeable contract for what needs to be accomplished to achieve academic success.
  • Complete all tasks as outlined

Monitoring Status

  • Below 2.0 -
    Students are required to make appointments with their Academic Monitor to review feedback from their instructors.
  • 2.1 - 2.4
    After written reminders are sent out to students they are expected to stop in the Diversity Center to review their folder. No appointment is required, but is encouraged
  • 2.5 - 2.6
    Graduation from the program.