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Mid-Year Academy

Many students experience minor setbacks while in college.  As a student who has been placed on academic probation for the Spring 2021 term, we want to assure you and your family that our team is dedicated to assist you with returning to good academic standing.  We know that this year had its unique challenges. We hope that you will embrace the support we are offering so that you can make progress towards your degree and return to good academic standing.

The online Mid -Year Academy (MYA) is the first step for Chambers students on academic probation. This module is designed to connect you to student support services throughout the fall semester including academic tutoring, success coaching and supportive academic advising. It will also explain important topics like the D/F repeat policy and maintaining satisfactory academic progress for financial aid.

The goal of the MYA is to place you on the pathway to good academic standing to help you persist to graduation. To keep us accountable to you, and you accountable to us, we expect you to enter into a probation contract with the Chambers College of Business and Economics. This contract will stipulate your spring 2021 course schedule, support services geared toward your individual needs, resources to help you navigate the academic rigor of college, and benchmarks for achieving a minimum GPA of 2.0 to earn good academic status and to avoid academic suspension.

DETAILS

WHO: Chambers College Students on Academic Probation for Spring 2021

WHAT: Mid-Year Academy
WHERE: Virtual via: Video *NOTE: You must be logged into Google using your WVU MIX email address to access the module.
WHEN: As soon as possible, but no later than Wednesday, January 6 th at 11:59 pm.
WHY: Learn about what is expected of you as a student on academic probation; complete a brief survey to help us better serve you; sign your academic probation contract and fix your schedule for Spring 2021 if necessary.

IS IT REQUIRED? Yes, the Chambers College requires all students on academic probation to complete MYA and the Academic Factors Survey.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T COMPLETE THE VIRTUAL MYA?

Students who do not complete MYA (virtual module, survey, and contract) will be dismissed from the Chambers College and reassigned to the Center for Learning, Advising and Student Success (CLASS). These students will be dropped from all business courses by the end of the first week of class. If you have an extenuating circumstance causing you to not complete MYA, please contact Jenn Jones by Thursday, January 7 th at Jennifer.Jones@mail.wvu.edu.

WHAT IF I DON’T WANT TO SIGN THE ACADEMIC PROBATION CONTRACT?

You will be dismissed from the Chambers College and will be reassigned to the Center for Learning, Advising and Student Success (CLASS).

NEXT STEPS: ACTION REQUIRED

1) If you do not intend to enroll at WVU for the spring 2021 semester, please email Jenn Jones at Jennifer.Jones@mail.wvu.edu to let us know.

2) If you wish to change your major outside of the Chambers College of B&E, please email Jenn Jones at Jennifer.Jones@mail.wvu.edu so we can direct you to the correct academic unit at WVU.

3) Watch the Chambers College Academic Success Module. *NOTE: You must be logged into Google using your WVU MIX email address to access the module.

4) Complete the survey at the end of the Academic Success Module on or before Wednesday, January 6 th. Upon completing the survey, a member of our team will reach out to you with a personalized Academic Probation Contract. We will guide you on next steps to complete the contract and be available to answer any questions you may have.