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Academic Overview

Spring

Orientation

2019

Slide2

Today’s Learning Goals:

Review academic requirements

Share academic expectations

Outline academic policies

Jumpstart academic planning

Identify support for success

Slide3

Academic requirements

What requirements are needed to complete my degree?

Slide4

University Studies: 8 Learning Goals

To foster intellectual and ethical development

To promote the growth of well-informed, creative, literate members of society

Slide5

Slide6

University Studies: Scaffolding Learning

Slide7

Shared expectations

What do we expect of our students and their families?

Slide8

Expectations for Incoming Students

Time management

Take the initiative

Consistent communication

Remember to ask for help

Slide9

Expectations

for

Seahawk Families

Guide students to resources

Encourage

independenceRecognize the partnership

Success Tip:

Talk with your students about FERPA regulations.

Slide10

Academic policies

What academic policies are important to know about as early as today?

Slide11

Academic Policies

as seen in your undergraduate catalogue

Academic Honor Code

Honors

Requirements

Academic Eligibility

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Deadlines to Remember

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Academic Honor Code

Intellectual honesty is the foundation of everything we do at UNCW

The strict policy demands for honesty and applies equally to faculty and students

Complete policies in Code of Student Life –

http://uncw.edu/odos/documents/cosl-current.pdf

As a student at The University of North Carolina Wilmington, I am committed to honesty and truthfulness in academic inquiry

and

in the pursuit of knowledge.

I pledge to uphold and promote the

UNCW

Student Academic Honor Code

.”

-UNCW Code of Student Life

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Academic Policies

soaring with honors

Dean’s List

No less than a B in each course

12-14 hours & 3.5 minimum GPA

15+ hours & 3.2 minimum GPA

Graduation Honors

3.5 GPA – Cum Laude

3.7 GPA – Magna Cum Laude

3.9 GPA – Summa Cum Laude

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Academic Policies

retaining academic eligibility

4.0 Grade Scale

A=4.0 A-=3.67 B+=3.33 B=3.0

C+=2.67 C=2.0, etc.

2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirement

Earn below a 2.0

Academic Dismissal

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Academic Eligibility and Academic Probation

2.0 overall GPA required by end of each semester. If below 2.0 cumulative GPA, student will be placed on probation.

GPA below 2.0 cumulative GPA

Noted on transcript

Limited to 14 hours in next term

May have conditions to meet during next term

Must earn a

2.33

term GPA to remain enrolled

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Academic Policies

deadlines to remember

Drop/Add Period

Withdrawal Deadlines

W – before deadline vs. WF – after deadline

Spring 2019 Deadlines

Drop/Add (w/out a grade)

January 23,

2019

Withdrawal (W)

March 5, 2019

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Academic Planning

tomorrow’s advising session

Success Tip:

Student Only Session!

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Academic Planning

review your requirements

University Studies

Major Requirements

Minor RequirementsElectives

Success Tip: Take 15-16 hours each semester to reach the 124 hours required for graduation

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Support for success

What campus resources can help me achieve my academic goals?

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Support for Success

your academic advisor

Each incoming freshman is assigned to a full-time professional academic advisor or faculty

advisor.

University CollegeEmail Us: uc@uncw.eduCall Us: 910.962.3245Visit Us: DePaolo Hall Room 1092

Success Tip: Students are encouraged to make their intro appointments with advisors the first 3 weeks of classes.You are required to see your academic advisor at least twice during your first semester!

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Support for Success

your faculty

Faculty are essential to helping you

succeed in and out of the classroom

Success Tip:

Read your syllabus and ask questions about itGo to faculty office hours with a questionAsk questions early and often

Build a schedule

Then stick to it!

Check your campus email every day!

Ask questions in class!

Sleep, but not in class.

Don’t believe that everyone else is smarter than you.

Or dumber.

Talk to someone when things START to fall apart.

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Next Steps

What do I do now?

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Next Steps

…homework assignment

Math

P

lacement TestWho is exempt from taking it? Your ACT Math Score is above a 29Your AP Calculus score is 2 or higher You transferred in College Algebra (MAT 111) or higherStudents receiving an ACT Math Score between 22-28 take placement test only if you wish to challenge your score…if uncertain speak with a math proctor at the testing area.

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Next Steps

…homework assignment

Turn in all test scores & transcripts to the University Registrar

Check your UNCW email for updates and opportunities

Schedule your first meeting with your academic

advisor

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