So you had a bad semester. Don’t let it define your college experience! Do something about it!
This information is designed for you to get back into good academic standing. You have fallen below the 2.0 GPA benchmark and course completion rate that is necessary to earn a degree from Jefferson Community College.
What do you have to know and do to get back into good Academic Standing?
- Take this seriously. Very seriously!
- Follow your disciplinary action and complete any tasks necessary to stay in college. You need assistance from one of the many JCC services so call (315) 786-2288 to make an appointment today.
You are on Academic Warning – the first level of Academic Discipline. You are required to attend a mandatory workshop in order to stay at College. Sign up for a workshop now!
The box below shows the sequence of Academic discipline you can expect if you don’t change the way you approach your academic work and complete your semester course work with C, B, or A grades.
OTHER AREAS OF COLLEGE SERVICE AFFECTED BY YOUR LACK OF ACADEMIC PROGRESS THIS SEMESTER
- Your Financial Aid status is affected.
(First Semester Below 2.0 GPA)
(Below 2.0 GPA)
Level One: Below a 1.5 GPA
Required Mandatory College Professional Meeting
If GPA is below a 2.0 the semester after being placed on academic warning, the student is then placed on academic probation.
Required to file Academic Success Plan with Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA).
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|If GPA is below 2.0 the semester after being placed on academic probation, the student is then academically dismissed for the following semester.|
Level Two: At or above a 1.5 GPA – Strongly Advised College Professional Meeting.
|Student has right to an appeal if there had been a documented hardship during the semester. This is for extraordinary cases. (academic appeal form)|
Academic Recovery Resources
To receive financial aid SAP requirements must be met.
- Maintain Good Academic Standing.
- Complete 67% of all credit hours attempted.
Academic progress will be monitored upon completion of the fall, spring, and summer
Hardship withdrawals, incomplete, repeat classes and failed classes count as attempted hours.
Student must NOT exceed 150% of total credit hours than is needed to receive a degree.
* You will be notified of your federal and state financial aid status and any required actions at the end of every semester. Completion of Academic Disciplinary actions does not always resolve Financial Aid holds.
If you had a poor academic semester and have less than “C” grades, you need to go and see the Veteran Service Office in the John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center, First Floor or call (315) 786-2288 for an appointment.
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Academic Tutoring - The Tutoring Center and JCC Library provide academic support for all types of learners. The Center and Library are open Sunday through Friday and offer one-to-one, small group, and online support in a comfortable, modern space that accommodates staff-supported assistance or independent study. Some outstanding features of this space include group study rooms, a quiet study area, collaborative space, as well as scanning and color printing capabilities. The Library also has laptops, iPads, and desktop computers for student use, and students are welcome to bring drinks and light refreshments to the Center and Library. Professional tutors provide one-on-one and lab assistance in math, writing, reading and technology skills. Online assistance is available to accommodate your schedule. Student tutors are available to you either individually or in small groups for any course you are seeking increased course success. Workshops and handouts are also available for you on academic related topics. For information about our Academic tutoring, contact (315) 786-xxxx, or stop by the John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center, Second Floor.
Accommodation and Accessibility Services - JCC provides access to reasonable accommodations for each qualified student with a physical, learning or mental disability through individualized services, specialized equipment, and a supportive environment as well as by encouraging student self-reliance and independence. The Accommodative Services Office provides both academic and resident hall accommodations based on appropriate documentation. A Disability Specialist acts as the liaison between the qualified student and the JCC faculty and staff as the student pursues educational goals. For information about our Accommodative services, to initiate a request for eligibility review, or to access reasonable accommodations, contact (315) 786-2288, or stop by the John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center, First Floor.
Academic Coaching - Academic Assistance programs are designed to help students plan for success by identifying individual academic strengths and opportunities for growth. Through building a relationship with an Academic Coach you will build confidence, restore motivation and self-reliance, and improve your academic and life skills. Academic Coaching provides support for students in improving grades, promotes goal attainment and completion of a degree. The programs consist of small group meetings (Academic Success Workshops), one-on-one meetings, and resource connection especially with tutors. The one-on-one meetings include such topics as setting goals, identifying campus resources, time management, learning skills and study habits, faculty interaction, etc. For information about our Accommodative services, to initiate a request for eligibility review, or to access reasonable accommodations, contact (315) 786-2288, or stop by the John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center, First Floor.
Career Planning and Job Placement - The Career Planning and Job Placement Service at Jefferson is designed to meet the vocational, educational, and employment needs of our students and alumni, as well as the employment needs of campus, local, regional, and national employers. Career Counseling is provided as students determine their career directions; plan or change their academic Majors, or prepare for advanced study. Related Job Placement activities offer practical assistance to students seeking an advanced degree or employment. All services are offered on an individual basis and also brought in to JCC Classrooms, Club Meetings, Workshops, Career Fairs, and various other venues and address topics such as Personality and Career Assessment, Cover Letter and Resume Development, Employment Interviewing, Job Employment Techniques, Job Shadowing, Employment and Military Recruitment. For information about our Accommodative services, to initiate a request for eligibility review, or to access reasonable accommodations, contact (315) 786-2288, or stop by the John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center, First Floor
Enrollment Services - The staff in the Enrollment Services Center provides academic advisement and course registration assistance for new students. We also assist students with transfer credit evaluation, changing majors, schedule revisions and interpreting degree audits. Appointments are preferred.
- TRIO Programs - Strategies to Achieve Results (S.T.A.R.) STAR is a federally-funded intensive support program currently serving 160 students. STAR serves as a centralized location for its participants, assisting them with the necessary tools to be successful. Our mission is to provide support outside of the classroom to assist students in persisting each year towards graduation and/or transfer to a four year college. For information about our STAR program services, to initiate a request for eligibility review, or to access reasonable accommodations, contact (315) 786-2288, or stop by the John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center, First Floor
- Education Opportunity Program (EOP)
- CSTEP: The Jefferson Community College CSTEP program promotes students’ academic success in preparation for majors leading to careers in mathematics, science, technology and health-related fields and/or licensed professions. To be eligible for the program students must be a New York State Resident, be a full time student (12 credit hours), identify as African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native/Alaskan American OR Meet economic eligibility guidelines, and be pursuing a career in health related field and/or licensed professional field. CSTEP students will have opportunities for supplemental instruction, have a faculty mentor, participate in trips/tours and conference opportunities, as well as paid internships and research opportunities. For more information regarding the CSTEP program contact Deanna Lothrop at 786-2396 or Genn Pond at 786-2388. www.sunyjefferson.edu/cstep
Personal Counseling – The Health & Wellness Center provide a warm, welcoming, safe, empathetic, and easily accessible counseling experience. All services are free and confidential. We offer a broad range of services to enhance personal growth and development which include: Short term counseling services, referrals to community, counseling and resources, campus food pantry, crisis intervention services, and connections to services for Active Duty and Veteran students and dependents.
Transfer Services - We can provide you with resources and assistance for the process of transferring to other colleges. Those services include individualized transfer counseling and assisting students with college transfer applications, essays and portfolios; scheduling visits with college admissions recruiters and coordinating special transfer events; maintaining a JCC website with transfer links/resources and publishing monthly college transfer bulletins; and coordinating program update sessions for academic/faculty advisors and general college transfer advocacy. For information about our Transfer services, to initiate a request for eligibility review, or to access reasonable accommodations, contact (315) 786-2288, or stop by the John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center, First Floor.
Veterans Services - The JCC Veteran Services Office supports veterans, service members, and dependents in achieving individual academic goals, promoting academic and social integration; and maximizing college, community, and national resources in support of student success. Our services and resources include a Veterans Lounge, Dedicated study areas for Veterans, the JCC Veterans Association, and Veterans only tutoring services. For information about our Veteran services, to initiate a request for eligibility review, or to access reasonable accommodations, contact (315) 786-2288, or stop by the John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center, First Floor.
Deans Collaborative Learning Center
Building 15, first floor
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m; Summer 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dean of Student Success