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Academic Recovery Program Guidelines

Requirements for Students on Academic Probation Spring 2021

Make sure to complete your scheduled online Academic Recovery Orientation workshop.  Failure to complete will adversely affect your participation in the Academic Recovery Program and/or MSU 099 – Learning for Success.

The Online Academic Recovery Orientation Workshop will be accessible via Blackboard on January 18-29, 2021.
During the fall 2020 semester, you MUST:
Be enrolled in *MSU 099 – Learning for Success IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST SEMESTER ON PROBATION.  Students who are on continued probation or who have successfully completed MSU 099 previously should not be in the course but must participate in the Academic Recovery Program as required by the probation guidelines for scholastic standing.  Students should only receive credit for this course once during participation in the Academic Recovery Program.
The following requirements are the components of the MSU 099 course and/or the Academic Recovery Program:

  1. Enroll in MSU 099-Learning for Success (a one credit hour success course). This course should be completed only once while participating in the Academic Recovery Program.  Students can self-register for this course – MSU 099-301. This is an online course.
  2. Complete the online Academic Recovery Workshop offered in January 2021. Students must complete the required online workshop and quiz by no later than January 29, 2021.
  3. Meet at least THREE times per semester with your assigned Peer Coach.  Your first meeting with a Peer Coach should be scheduled after completion of the online workshop. Students should follow the steps outlined in Blackboard after completing the Workshop and quiz to schedule the first peer coaching appointment. Peer coaching appointments can be completed face-to-face, by telephone, or virtually using WebEx video conferencing.
    1. First Peer Coach Appointment – February 1 – February 12, 2021
    2. Second Peer Coach Appointment – March 1 – March 12, 2021
    3. Third Peer Coach Appointment – April 5 – April 16, 2021
  4. Complete an Action Plan (to be completed and signed by the student and reviewed by the academic advisor and peer coach). Students must have the Action Plan completed and submitted by no later than March 12, 2021.
  5. Complete the Mid Semester Success Module (Blackboard Module) March 1 – March 19, 2021.
  6. Weekly documented study hours and/or *tutoring sessions are strongly encouraged.  *10 EXTRA CREDIT points will be awarded for each tutoring appointment completed up to a maximum of 50 points.
  7. Progress reports may be required depending upon ARP staff/advisor/faculty recommendations.

Students are strongly encouraged to develop a structured study schedule.  Below are the hours of operation for the various study/tutoring locations across campus. 

Tutoring and Learning Center in Allie Young Hall 220; Hours:  M-F  8:00am – 4:30pm
Tutoring and Learning Center in the Library (TLC follows designated Library hours*)
     Hours:  Mon.-Thurs.  7:30am - 11:00pm; Fri. 7:00am – 6:00pm; Sat. 11:00am - 7:00pm; Sun. 1:00pm – 11:00pm
    *Based on tutor availability and scheduling.

Math Tutoring Lab in Lappin Hall 108;  Hours:  9:00am – 5:00pm (may vary depending upon staffing availability)

ONLINE/REGIONAL CAMPUS STUDENTS – contact the Office of Academic Advising and Retention for additional information regarding tutoring options as Blackboard forums are available.
For additional information or questions contact the Office of Academic Advising and Retention, 321 Allie Young Hall; Phone: (606) 783-2084; Email: