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  1. 1. Office of Student- Athlete Development Eastern Connecticut State University Online Academics/Orientation Program
  2. 2. Who Must Participate? All freshmen, transfers, and student-athletes with a 2.5 grade point average or below must participate in the student-athlete online class.  To successfully complete the class first year students must complete 5 study hall hours per week and 10 class assignments by the end of the semester.
  3. 3. Who Must Participate? Upper classmen with below 2.5 GPA must attend study hall for the full 5 hours and complete 3 assignments.
  4. 4. Why? The major objectives of the class are to assist in the adaptation of new student athletes into the college environment while providing academic resources, introduce students to campus resources, and create a supportive learning environment.
  5. 5. Study Hall Hours All first year student athletes at Eastern will be required to attend monitored study hall sessions for five hours per week. Study hall hours will be conducted in the Webb computer lab.
  6. 6. Study Hall Hours Incoming freshmen & transfers with outstanding academic credentials can submit a request to be exempt from study hall hours if their coach approves, but all freshmen & transfers must complete all 10 assignments.
  7. 7. Study Hall Hours Student athletes will be able to obtain Study Hall Hours Sunday through Thursday in the evenings 6 p.m. until 10 p.m., Sundays 2-10 p.m. Mornings are available if requested in writing and approved they the head coach. No study hall credit in the library can be granted because they cannot be successfully monitored.
  8. 8. Assignment Due Dates Four assignments finished by October 23rd Seven assignments finished by November 20th All Ten assignments finished by December 17th All Assignments are Pass/ Fail
  9. 9. Assignments (Examples) Post an Introduction & reply to someone posting Sign up to see a tutor Do community service Have your resume done by career services
  10. 10. Expectations Student athletes will log-in WebCt to receive and complete ten weekly assignments by the end of the fall semester Attend a monitored study hall at least five hours per week Check their university email account frequently Complete assignments by their due date.
  11. 11. IMPORTANT!! Any Student-Athlete NOT completing their hours AND Assignments by the end of the semester will repeat the course until they do. Your GPA will NOT matter.
  12. 12. The Student Development Website The Office of Student Athlete Development website will supplement information provided by the first year online class, and allow upperclassmen access to educational resources and departmental policies. Examples of information provided are the student athlete handbook, university forms, and the policy on academic misconduct. studentathletedevelopment.htm
  13. 13. Questions? Meeting Sunday, September 10, 2006, 6:30 p.m. in the Sports Center, rm 221 Contact Trece Hayslett, 465-5315,
  14. 14. MISC. T-Shirt Planner Sunday meetings
  15. 15. More Than Sports