All first-year, first-time probationary students must take SL 1020 Academic Skills Seminar. The seminar consists of eight one-hour sessions, meeting once a week and take on a pass/fail basis. SL 1020 helps students develop and enhance an awareness of their individual learning styles, study skills and time management techniques so they may become more successful students and return to good academic standing. Topics include establishing a mindset for success, setting goals, managing time, overcoming procrastination, learning study and test-taking skills, and self assessing. SL 1020 is structured in small, interactive group sessions, along with scheduled individual meetings, designed to support students as they develop strategies for academic success.
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Additionally, a major department may disqualify a student at or above the minimum listed if it is indicated that continuation will not lead to a successful completion of degree requirements. Unless accepted into another department, a student so disqualified will not be permitted to reapply to the School of Engineering for at least 1 academic year.
Extenuating circumstances, such as serious medical problems (physical or psychological) must be documented and can lead to a waiver of these criteria for one semester. Performance in the subsequent semester must meet minimum standards. Such arrangements must be made together with the head of the major department and the Office of Student Development.