ACADEMIC CENTER LINKS
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
Weekly reports are requested for all new and
transfer student-athletes beginning early May. The report contains an
alphabetical listing of all incoming student-athletes, sorted by sport and other
important information such as high school GPA, ACT/SAT scores, etc.
Athletic Academic Counselors send a letter of
introduction to each of his/her advisees, informing them of procedures for
enrolling, student orientation programs and other pertinent information.
General Freshman Orientation
-- Student-athletes may attend one of the freshman orientation sessions for the
general student population conducted by the University during the summer.
Student-athletes are scheduled to meet with their assigned Athletic Academic
Counselor during this program to discuss class schedules, major choices, general
requirements, etc. Student-athletes will pre-register for classes during
orientation. Placement exams for verbal and mathematical skills will be
administered during orientation.
Freshmen Athlete Orientation
-- This program is held on Sunday prior to the beginning of fall classes. All
incoming athletes are required to attend. Topics covered include:
- Staff introductions
- Explanation of services provided by Olga S.
Peers Academic Center for Student Athletes
- Tutoring Program
- Explanation of Progress Reports
- Explanation of eligibility issues including
satisfactory progress toward degree, 75/25 Rule, grade point average,
probation and dismissal.
- Administration and explanation of the
- Explanation of a course syllabus
- Drug Education Course
- Study Hall Program
- Textbook Loan Program Procedures
Team Meetings --
Athletic Academic Counselors meet with all of their teams at the beginning of
the fall and spring semesters to review policies and procedures. A sample of a
team meeting agenda is as follows:
- Study Hall Requirements
- Attendance Policy
- University Academic Requirements/Changes/New
- Book Procedures
- New Transfers