Study hours are assigned based on your grades at the time of grade reports (every 4
school weeks). They stay in effect for the entire 4 school week grading period following the grade
report that qualified you for study hours. After the next grade report is distributed, study hours are
re-assessed and changed as necessary. Study hours can also be assigned and/or increased due to
disruptive behavior during study time (7-9pm).
All boarders with study hours are to be working on something academic. You can work
on homework; study your notes, vocabulary, or text book; read something for school or
something appropriate for your reading level. Study hours are to be done at a table or desk. If
you are ill or special circumstances arise, you need to discuss the situation with the RLC or AC
Supervised Study Hours: 5 Days a week (Sunday – Thursday) from 7pm-9pm in a designated
common area and supervised by a BA.
Supervised study hours are assigned if you:
Have an overall average that is failing (average of your class grades for the grading period is 69 or
Are failing any one class (class average of 69 or below)
Were assigned study hours in your room, but did not follow guidelines.
Assigned Study Hours: 5 Days a week (Sunday – Thursday) from 7pm-9pm in your room or
approved study area – at a desk or table (not in bed).
Assigned study hours are given if you:
Have an overall average between 70 and 79
Have any one class with a class average between 70 and 74
Have more than one class with an average between 70 and 79
Have been exceedingly disruptive during study hours (if disruptive behavior continues after
assigned study hours have been given, supervised study hours will be assigned)
Tutoring: Free tutoring is available through the High School or at the Learning Assistance
Center at UIW. An outside tutor can be found, but students will be responsible for paying for the
You will be required to have tutoring if you:
Have an overall average below 70
Are failing any one class with a grade below a 60
Are failing more than one class
Partial Study Hours: Differ from assigned study hours only in the amount of time per week
assigned. RLC or AC determines the amount of time assigned based on grades and study
Partial study hours are assigned if you:
Have an overall average between 80 and 84 with no individual classes in the failing range.
Have more than one class average that is between 75 and 79
Partial study hours may also be assigned if you are sleeping in school and/or not sleeping at night
until you are back to a healthy sleep pattern.
“Free” Study Hours: If you do not qualify for any of the above categories, you may study on a
schedule of your own choosing. During study time, you are expected to be respectful of those
studying and not disrupting them or using the room where supervised study hours are being held.
Free study hours is a privilege and may be revoked if you abuse this privilege.