Shippensburg University ACT 101 Student and Institutional Agreement
First-Year ASP Summer Bridge Student Responsibilities:
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid in a timely manner.
- Attend, participate, and successfully complete the Summer Bridge Orientation and five week residential program.
- Receive a “C” or better in both academic courses taken during the summer session, including the first-year experience course.
- Meet with ACT 101 Academic Coaching staff and/or Faculty Advisor each semester of matriculation to complete Individual Success Action Plan (ISAP). The ISAP is a mutually agreed upon contract that prescribes the minimum requirements to support an ACT 101 student’s academic development and success. The ISAP may suggest that students a) attend tutoring for any/all classes b) attend tutoring for all classes with a D or F midterm grade c) meet with the Academic Coaching staff or Faculty advisor, as needed d) attend academic skills instruction as needed e) attend additional services if placed on academic probation.
First-year Emerging Scholar Grant Student Responsibilities:
Shippensburg University ACT 101 Staff and Faculty Members Will Provide:
- Enroll in a fall section of ASP101, Introduction to Higher Education.
- Meet with Academic Coaching staff or Faculty Advisor each semester of matriculation to complete Individual Success Action Plan (ISAP). The ISAP is a mutually agreed upon contract that prescribes the minimum requirements to support an ACT 101 student’s academic development and success. The ISAP may suggest that students a) attend tutoring for any/all classes b) attend tutoring for all classes with a D or F midterm grade c) meet with the Academic Coaching staff or Faculty Advisor, as needed d) attend academic skills instruction as needed e) attend additional services if placed on academic probation.
- Quality instruction and advisement from a competent and caring staff.
- Access to counselors, academic skills instruction, tutoring services, and the Lending Library.
- The Financial Aid office will prepare a financial aid package based upon financial need as determined by the student’s FAFSA. ACT 101 will conduct workshops in conjunction with the Financial Aid office and will aid me in completing the FAFSA.
A student who is not satisfied with the services provided by any staff or faculty member of ACT 101 will first meet with their assigned Academic Coach and/or Faculty Advisor. A student who is not satisfied with the outcome of this meeting, or who does not feel comfortable with confronting the coach or advisor, will schedule a meeting with the Grant Director. A student not satisfied with the outcome of this meeting will meet with the Dean of Academic Programs and Services. All documentation of meetings will be put in writing and mailed to the student with a copy in the student’s permanent file.
Dr. Chad Bennett, Grant Director, Wright Hall 134, 717-477-1134
Shippensburg University Academic Success Program Individual Success Action Plan
|| SPRING SEMESTER
| Academic Advising
||Plan, review, and monitor academic progress.
||At least 1-3 times or as needed
|Other Counseling Services
||Monitor and assist with career planning, adjustment, financial, social issues, and make referrals as needed.
|Student Enhancement Group/
Academic Improvement Plan
||Assist students to get off academic probation.
||Meet with tutor as needed.
|Learning Specialist or Academic Coach
||Meet with learning specialist/academic coach to develop academic skills and study strategies.
|Workshops (Time Mgmt., Note Taking, Textbooks, Exams, etc.)
||Attend workshops that will provide tips on ways to succeed in class.
I, agree to actively participate in Shippensburg University’s ACT 101 Program, thereby fulfilling the student responsibilities as stated above. In exchange, Shippensburg University pledges to support the ACT 101 Program through the fulfillment of the University’s responsibilities. This form must be completed annually.