Academic Services for Student-Athletes. Mission Statement
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1. Academic Services for Student-Athletes
6. Fall 2010 Calendar Residence Halls Open August 20
Classes Begin August 23
Drop/Swap Deadline August 26
Add Deadline August 27
Grade Forgiveness Deadline October 15
Withdrawal Deadline October 15
Classes End December 6
Final Exams December 7-13
Residence Halls Close December 14
Fall Holidays – ASSA CLOSED
Labor Day September 6
Veteran’s Day November 11
Thanksgiving November 25-27
7. Review from Advising Presentation UCF Creed – 5 tenets
Average Fall semester GPA of a first-year student
Average GPA of student-athletes at UCF?
Academic Eligibility and Retention Committee (AERC)
Why should you meet w/your ASSA academic advisor?
8. Academic Support Services ASSA Advisor
Schedule Planning and Course Selection
Review of Degree Audit
General Education Courses
Balancing Athletics and Academics Departmental Advisor
Long-Term Schedule Planning (Plan of Study to Graduation)
Course Substitution Petitions
Specifics of Upper- Division Courses
Intent to Graduate
Exit Exams (if applicaple)
Advising for Graduate Programs
9. Course Registration Record must be clear of holds
Completed through MyUCF portal
Communicate ALL schedule changes w/ASSA advisor
Can seek help from ASSA advisor
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE for registering and knowing what courses you are registered for
11. Knight’s E-mail Activate and maintain your Knight’s Email account at www.knightsemail.ucf.edu.
Check email on a daily basis to avoid missing critical information from the university.
Have an up-to-date emergency email address and cell phone number in case of crisis on campus
Presented and updated at MyUCF through the Student Service Center
What is MyUCF??
12. Tutoring Available in more than 75 courses for all student-athletes, five nights a week
One-on-one and small group sessions
Hours of Operation:
Walk-in assistance Sun-Thurs, 6pm-9pm
Individual appointments as arranged by advisor
Other academic resources on campus:
Student Academic Resource Center (SARC)
13. Mentoring *Each of you will have an academic mentor*
Paired with graduate assistant or advisor
Meet at a designated time, 1-2 x’s/week for 30 minutes
Mentors will help keep you on-task and focused on your weekly academic goals
Go over your notes………..make sure you bring all materials!!
Plan out when to study and what to study
Go over papers and assignments
Report all grades and check MyUCF
*You will get to know your mentor very well!*
14. Computers Computer Lab
Wireless, high-speed internet access for personal laptops
Use of the Lab
No cell phone use
No food or drinks
No removing or tampering with hardware or software installed on the computers
No inappropriate use of computers
Respect others using the lab, QUIET ENVIRONMENT!
Check-out when traveling for competition
Available to athletes who are unable to access labs on campus due to injury
15. UCF Academic Policies DROP/SWAP & ADD POLICY
Students can make adjustments to their schedule with no penalty if done before the deadline. If completed during the drop/swap and add periods, the changes will not be recorded on the students academic record.
You will only be able to drop classes until August 26. After this date, it becomes a withdrawal.
You will be able to add classes through August 27.
Students can forgive up to two UCF courses only. It may not be used for the same course twice. The second course grade will be calculated into your GPA. The deadline to apply for grade forgiveness is the withdrawal deadline of the semester in which you are repeating the course.
CLAS – College Level Academic Skills Requirement
The CLAS requirement can be completed through the following criteria:
Standardized tests – SAT: Math or Verbal - 500 or higher; ACT: Math – 21 or higher, English – 21 or higher, Reading – 22 or higher.
UCF Courses – a 2.5 GPA or higher in ENC 1101/ENC 1102 and in 2 math courses.
16. ASSA & UCFAA Policies
17. ASSA & UCFAA Policies
18. ASSA & UCFAA Policies
21. Things to Know…
Get acquainted with your surroundings
Competition on & off the field
Ask questions & be alert
22. NCAA Rules & Regulations What do you need to do to stay ELIGIBLE?
23. NCAA ELIGIBILITY
24. Key Numbers 2.0 cumulative GPA
12 hours per semester
24 hours by the end of Spring 2011
˜120 credits to graduate