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ACT 101 Student and Institutional Agreement

Shippensburg University ACT 101 Individual Success Action Plan and Lending Library (please complete all areas)

Educational Goals

Educational Goals (please click both)
OBJECTIVE SERVICE FALL SEMESTER  SPRING SEMESTER
 Academic Advising Plan, review, and monitor academic progress. At least 1-3 times or as needed 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. As needed As needed
Academic Improvement Plan Assist students to get off academic probation. As needed As needed
Peer Tutoring Meet with tutor as needed. As needed As needed
Learning Specialist or Academic Coach Meet with learning specialist/academic coach to develop academic skills and study strategies. As needed As needed
Lending Library Access textbooks  As needed As needed
Workshops (Time Mgmt., Note Taking, Textbooks, Exams, etc.) Attend workshops that will provide tips on ways to succeed in class. As needed As needed

Act101 Lending Library BOOK LOAN PROMISSORY NOTE

I promise to return items borrowed from the Act101/Academic Success Program Lending Library:

By the end of the semester or pay the cost of the item to the ACT 101 Advisory Book Loan.  If I do not RETURN THE BOOKS TO THE ASP OFFICE, a hold will be placed on my university file until the item(s) is/are returned or paid.

Act101 Program Details

First-Year ACT 101 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 four week program.
  • Receive a “C” or better in the academic course taken during the summer session, AEES 101: Foundations for Academic Success.
  • Meet with ACT 101 Academic Coaching staff and/or Faculty Advisor each year 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 Early Explorer ACT 101 Student Responsibilities:

  • Enroll in a fall section of AEES101: Foundations for Academic Success.
  • 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.

Continuing Act101 Students :

  • Complete ISAP with an Act101 staff member
  • Access to the Act101 Lending Library
  • Participate in any advised support components as needed

Shippensburg University ACT 101 Staff and Faculty Members Will Provide:

  • Quality instruction, advisement, and support from a competent and caring faculty and 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.

Grievance Policy:

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 either of the Grant Director. A student not satisfied with the outcome of this meeting will meet with the Dean of Exploratory Studies. All documentation of meetings will be put in writing and mailed to the student with a copy in the student’s permanent file.