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Laying Tracks

Welcome to the Laying Tracks program!  We are here to help!

What is Laying Tracks?  As an Exploratory student, your academic progress is monitored each semester you are enrolled. If you are placed on academic probation, you will be contacted by your advisor asking you to complete Laying Tracks.  Laying Tracks is a program that includes exercises designed to help you better understand why you may be experiencing problems, calculate the grades you will need to get off probation, and set goals for future success.

FAQ’s about Probation and Laying Tracks

Directions for completing Laying Tracks:

Please thoroughly read all emails regarding your academic standing from the university and from your advisor.

You must complete the Academic Intervention Assessment form and some or all of the steps below (your advisor will specify what s/he wants you to do).

In order to increase the likelihood of improvement this semester, it is important that you meet with your advisor prior to the end of the second week of classes.  Please use the online appointment system to schedule a one hour ‘Laying Tracks’ appointment.

Be aware that you will not be able to register for classes for future semesters with Exploratory Studies if this program is not completed and discussed with your academic advisor.

STEP 1 – How did I get here?  Reflections on last semester (Word) (PDF)*

STEP 2 – How do I get off of probation?  Probation Policy Overview & GPA Calculations (Word) (PDF)*

STEP 3 – What resources are available to help?  Academic Success Resources (Word) (PDF)*

STEP 4 – How do I put it all together?  Goal Setting, Action Steps, and Follow up Plan (Word) (PDF)*

*You can type directly in the PDF files before printing.