PROBATION ACTION PLAN by Jeronohnson

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									      FALL
       2009                     PROBATION ACTION PLAN
                                        Morehead State University
                                     www.moreheadstate.edu/probation

 NAME:

 MSU ID #: _______________                   MSU E-MAIL: ______________________________
It is essential that you use your MSU email- it is the official link for communication with the university


Cell Phone Number: _________________________________________


Meetings with Advisor:
  You are required to meet a minimum of three times with your advisor. The first mandatory meeting
  must take place prior to August 28, the second must take place between September 14 th-25th, and
  the third the week of October 19th-23rd. Take this form for your advisor’s signature and comments.

 1stMeetingDate:                               Advisor Signature:
     Advisor
     Comments:



 2ndMeetingDate:                                Advisor Signature:
     Advisor
     Comments:



 3rdMeetingDate:                                Advisor Signature:
     Advisor
     Comments:



Additional Meetings may be scheduled by your advisor(s).

 MeetingDate:                                Advisor Signature:
    Advisor
    Comments:




 MeetingDate:                                Advisor Signature:
    Advisor
    Comments:




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Academic Course Plan:
  During your first academic advisor meeting, discuss and develop an academic plan for classes
  you will take during the next two semesters. Your advisor may require you to drop and/or add
  specific classes. You are also required to repeat as many classes with “U” or “E” grades as
  possible.
Course Prefix         Course Name                                                  Hours    Term




**SECTION BELOW TO BE COMPLETED BY STUDENT AND COURSE INSTRUCTOR(S)**

Meetings with instructors:
  You are required to meet at least three times with the instructor of each course you are taking.
  You must meet after the 2nd and 4th weeks of class, and also after mid-term to discuss your mid-
  term grade. Other meetings may be required by your academic advisor(s), or your instructors.
             Course    Instructor’s Signature       Instructor’s Comments          Grade     Date
 Week Two




             Course    Instructor’s Signature       Instructor’s Comments          Grade     Date
 Week Four




             Course    Instructor’s Signature       Instructor’s Comments          Grade     Date
 Mid-Term




                                    ACADEMIC GROWTH ACTIVITIES

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Workshops:
  Attendance at academic development workshops is recommended, and may be required by your
  advisor, and attendance will reflect favorably upon you in any discussions about your continued
  enrollment at the university.
            Topic                            Presenter’s Name and Signature                         Date
Study Skills
Test Anxiety
Time Management
Other:
Other:


Tutoring / Study Hours:
   You are required to complete at least 6 hours of tutoring and/or monitored study tables each
   week.

    All students on academic probation at Morehead State University are required to attend a
minimum of six study/tutoring hours each week of each semester they are on academic probation.
Study/tutoring hours will begin on Monday, August 24 th. Probation students can complete their
study/tutor hours in the Math Lab in Lappin Hall 108, the Tutoring & Learning Center on the second
floor of Allie-Young Hall, or in Allie-Young Hall room 211. Each facility uses an MSU ID card swipe
system to record when you arrive and when you leave. If you do not use this system to check in and
out, your hours will not be recorded. The hours for each facility are listed below.

                     Math Lab Lappin Hall 108 – Monday-Friday - 8:00am to 8:00pm

    Tutoring & Learning Center – Monday – Thursday 8:00am to 8:00pm (Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm)

                    Allie-Young Hall Room 211- Monday-Thursday - 4:00pm to 8:00pm




Call First Year Programs & Academic Services at 606-783-2084 for information on tutor and table
appointments.

**SECTION BELOW TO BE COMPLETED BY STUDENT BEFORE THE FIRST MEETING WITH
THEIR ADVISOR**

                          ACADEMIC SUCCESS PERSONAL REFLECTIONS

Motivation for college:
   Why is attending college important to you? What would it mean to you to receive your college degree? How
   will you feel if you are asked to leave college because of academic failure? What are the goals you have that
   require a college education?




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Factors limiting my success in college:
   Honestly evaluate what factors are preventing you from being successful at MSU.
  Academic limits on success
       Not prepared for college work          Inconsistent class attendance      Quit attending classes
       Poor time management                   Courses too difficult              Course load too heavy
       Poor study skills                      Undecided about major              Test taking/Test Anxiety
       Lack of career goals                   Classes not at convenient times    Inadequate note taking skills
       Difficulty reading college textbooks   Not using free tutoring services   Inadequate exam preparation
       Insufficient study time                Writing skills inadequate          Mathematics skills inadequate
       Not speaking with instructors          Not enough / irregular study       Poor study environment
       Unhappy with instructor
       Other:                                 Other:                             Other:


  Personal Limits on success
       Caring for a family member             Not enough time for family         Health issues / personal illness
       Financial limitations / problems       Housing concerns                   Excessive social life
       Family conflict/ struggles             Transportation problems            Too many work hours
       Not enough sleep                       Friends who are not supportive     Low Motivation
       Poor eating habits / diet.             Separation from friends, family    Work Supervisor problems
       Loneliness, Isolation on campus        Roommate problems                  Excessive TV / Gaming
       Other:                                 Other:                             Other:


  Sensitive Limits on success - Contact numbers for additional sources of help are listed below:
       Substance Abuse                        Physical and Emotional Abuse       Sexuality
       Mood Disorders                         Pregnancy                          Learning Disability
                                              Grief Recovery                     ADHD
       Counseling Center 783-2123                                                Anxiety Disorder
       University Police – 783-2035           Disability Services – 783-5188
                                              Dean of Students – 783-2014        Health Services – 783-2123




Removing Success Limitations: Rank the top 5 factors that you believe are limiting your college
  success, and steps you will take to eliminate, or at least reduce, those limiting factors
  Limitation                        Actions I will take during the semester to reduce or eliminate
  1.



  2.



  3.

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  Limitation                        Actions I will take during the semester to reduce or eliminate



  4.



  5.




Useful Information to help in your planning:
                                                 Fall 2009 Important Dates
            Aug 10      Last day to pay in full or complete the online Statement of Intent
            Aug 11      Late fee in effect
            Aug 13-14   Class scheduling in academic departments

            Aug 17      All on-campus and off-campus classes begin
            Aug 25      Final drop of class schedules of students who have not paid in full
            Sept 14     Last day to drop a first half-semester class with an automatic grade of "W"
            Oct 7       First half-semester classes end
            Oct 8-9     Fall Break for students (not faculty or staff)
            Oct 12      Last day to add a second half-semester class
            Oct 30      Last day to drop a full-term class or withdraw from school with an automatic grade of "W"
            Nov 9-13    Advance Registration for Spring 2010
            Nov 16      Last day to drop a second half-semester class with an automatic grade of "W"
            Dec 7-11    FINAL EXAMINATIONS
            Dec 12      Commencement


                             GPA standards you must meet to get off of probation status.
       A 1.6 MSU cumulative grade-point average if 16 or fewer semester hours have been attempted.
       A 1.7 MSU cumulative grade-point average if 17-32 semester hours have been attempted.
       A 1.8 MSU cumulative grade-point average if 33-48 semester hours have been attempted.
       A 1.9 MSU cumulative grade-point average if 49-67 semester hours have been attempted.
       A 2.0 MSU cumulative grade-point average if 68 or more semester hours have been attempted.


Student E-mail (You MUST use your MSU email)                         Advisor E-Mail (Where student can contact)


Student Signature**                                    Date          Advisor Signature                              Date

     ** I understand that if I do not meet the terms of this Probation Action Plan, I may be
                    suspended from enrollment temporarily or permanently
 You must submit your final plan, complete with all required signatures, to your advisor or academic
 department chair by Monday, November 2 to determine your eligibility to advance register for spring
                                              classes.



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