Dillard University—Jubilee Scholars Program
           M.U.G. Managing Undergraduate Graduation



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Laying out a                               plan
        Right and Responsibilities of Jubilee Scholars, Emerging Faculty F...
Laying out a plan
                A GLOSSARY OF ADVISEMENT AND REGISTRATION TERMS
Academic Probation
      Failure to meet...
M.U.G. Managing Undergraduate Graduation
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  1. 1. Dillard University—Jubilee Scholars Program M.U.G. Managing Undergraduate Graduation Laying out a plan A Group and Academic Advisement Guide for Jubilee Scholars Table of Contents Rights & Responsibilities of Jubilee Scholars, page 2 Emerging Faculty Fellows, Faculty Advisors A Glossary of Advisement and Registration Terms page 3 Laying out a plan an 8 Semester Guide page 4 Name:___________________________________________________ Date:______________ I.D. No.:_____________________________________ Date of Birth:___________________ Permanent Address: ____________________________________________________________ Street/P.O. Box City & State Zip Code Local Campus Address: _________________________________________________________ (include campus P.O. Box and Residence Hall/Room No.) Local Tel. No.:__________________ Cell:_________________ E-mail:__________________
  2. 2. Laying out a plan Right and Responsibilities of Jubilee Scholars, Emerging Faculty Fellows and Academic Advisors Academic Advisement Academic advisement is a continuing process of communication between an advisor and a stu- dent. Academic advisement enhances the quality of your experience in college and includes (but isn’t limited to) the planning of short-term and long-term educational and career goals, discovery of appropriate course and program recommendations for reaching those goals, and referral to other college resources. Academic Advisement is a shared responsibility. You and your advisor must work together to develop and maintain the relationship. Provided here are some rights and responsibilities that will assist you in becoming an active, informed participant in this important college relation- ship. As a Dillard University student you have both rights and responsibilities regarding academic advisement and the attainment of your educational goals: Your Rights Your Responsibilities  To have an advisor who is interested in  To make and keep regular advising appoint- the educational development of you as a ments with your academic advisor. responsible individual.  To know the DU degree and program re-  To meet with your advisor at least 3-4 quirements. times a semester.  To monitor your progress toward completion  To receive accurate information. of your degree or educational goal.  To be referred to other services when  To be familiar with the academic calendar necessary. and important deadlines.  To receive information about careers,  To inform the appropriate offices of any advising sequences, degree programs, and changes in your status (i.e., address, phone courses. number).  To ask questions, and seek advise from  To read important documents, such as the your advisor as well as the Center for The schedule of classes and catalog. First Year Experience-Jubilee Scholars Program.  To ask questions early enough to take action.
  3. 3. Laying out a plan A GLOSSARY OF ADVISEMENT AND REGISTRATION TERMS Academic Probation Failure to meet the grade point average required for satisfactory academic progress. Academic Divisions The university is divided into six academic divisions. Most divisions are further subdivided into departments or programs representing particular fields of study. Advisement The process of making recommendations to students concerning the selection of courses, taking into consideration such as previous course work in the field, their degree requirements, and their career, and graduate plans. BA Bachelor of Arts, an undergraduate degree. BS Bachelor of Science, an undergraduate degree. Classification Progression through the curriculum determined by the number of semester credit hours completed: Freshpersons 0-29 semester hours Sophomores 30-64 semester hours Juniors 65-94 semester hours Seniors 95 hours or more Course request form The registration form on which you indicated your course selections that have been approved by an Advisor or an Emerging Faculty Fellow. Credit Hour Indicates the value of a course and is generally determined by the number of hours spent in class each week. (For example: ENG 101 is worth 3 credit hours.) Drop/Add The process of deleting (dropping) a course from your enrolled courses or enrolling in an additional course (adding). Drop/add can only be done during a designated period early in the semester. After that, no courses can be added and, as the semester progresses, there are strict guidelines for dropping (withdrawing) from a course. Early Academic Alert System Outreach and counseling early in the semester made by Emerging Faculty Fellows to freshperson experiencing academic difficulty. Example Grading System Course Grade Credits Quality Grade point average Points A=4 Quality Points Spanish B 4 credits* 3 quality points = 12 B=3 Quality Points English A 3 credits* 4 quality points = 12 C=2 Quality Points AWS C 3 credits* 2 quality points = 6 D=1 Quality Points DU 901 A 4 credits* 1 quality points = 4 F=0 Quality Points Math A 4 credits* 4 quality points = 16 15 3.1 GPA Honor Roll Requires a 3.20-3.49 GPA and Deans’ List of 3.5-4.0 GPA. Major Your academic area of concentration. Master Schedule A computer printout which lists courses, days, times, credit hours, instructor, and seats available for each course in a given semester. Registration The activity of enrolling for courses through a computerized process. Schedule A computer printout which indicates the courses for which you are registered, and the days, times, and rooms that your classes meet.
  4. 4. M.U.G. Managing Undergraduate Graduation Laying out a plan Major _________________ Advisor_______________ I. D. _____________ _______________Semester 20_________ _______________Semester 20_________ Choice of Classes Credit Hours Choice of Classes Credit Hours _______________Semester 20_________ _______________Semester 20_________ Choice of Classes Credit Hours Choice of Classes Credit Hours _______________Semester 20_________ _______________Semester 20_________ Choice of Classes Credit Hours Choice of Classes Credit Hours _______________Semester 20_________ _______________Semester 20_________ Choice of Classes Credit Hours Choice of Classes Credit Hours Your Emerging Faculty Fellow__________________________________________ Your Academic Advisor ____________________________ Email _________________________________________________ Office# _______________ Cell#____________________ Center for the First Year Experience H/C 111S, 112S,113S, 114S

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