It Takes A Campus (it really does!) Student Success Office It Takes A Campus Student Success Office Two Prongs College Services and Commitment Student Services and Commitment 2 of 13 It Takes A Campus Student Success Office Some Things You May Not Know Established in 1888 in Peoria, Illinois Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Offer Bachelor’s, Associate’s & Diplomas Primary Study Areas: Business, Law & Medical 600 Students (80% female), most are non-traditional students—students range from Business Executives to high school graduates—and everywhere in between 3 of 13 It Takes A Campus Student Success Office Philosophy Enhance the individual’s feelings of self-worth and dignity through education Continual development of graduates who are successful in their work and their personal lives “We accept responsibility with pride.” 4 of 13 It Takes A Campus Student Success Office …And so we work together… “At Midstate College every member of our family is dedicated to your success. From your first moments on campus to the day of your graduation, our caring, and helpful faculty and staff will be with you every step of the way. You are so much more than a student to us. You are a member of our family.” Meredith N. Bunch President, CEO 5 of 13 It Takes A Campus Student Success Office …from the beginning to the end… Culture: Personal Attention New student orientation (all departments represented)— emphasize goal setting Admissions One-on-one meetings with Financial Aid eLearning orientation Meeting with Individual Department Directors “Aim for SUCCESS!” 6 of 13 It Takes A Campus Student Success Office Student Success Office Three full-time employees: Vicki Draksler Lydia Gilmour Brett Hammer Director Coordinator Tutor 7 of 13 It Takes A Campus Student Success Office Academic Success Academic monitoring, intervention, advocacy absence reports instructor referrals intense contact one-on-one meetings reasonable accommodation referral to community resources warning/probation midterm D/F follow-up 8 of 13 It Takes A Campus Student Success Office “Student-Focused/Action Oriented” Visibility is Vital Presentation at Orientation Information Flyers visible in all campus areas Encourage HUM 110 (Human Potential) early in academic program Presentation in classes Reasonable accommodation 9 of 13 It Takes A Campus Student Success Office Supplemental Intervention Individualized peer tutoring Professional tutoring in math, accounting, and writing Tutoring (all classes – arranged) Advising in the following areas: • • • • • • Study Skills Taking Tests Time Management Organizational Skills Note Taking Writing a Paper 10 of 13 It Takes A Campus Student Success Office Avoid Plagiarism Leaflet Checklist for College Success 11 of 13 It Takes A Campus Student Success Office “The Inside Skinny” for our own faculty and staff D/F final grade follow up – registration and sequencing purposes In-service training – i.e., generations In-class presentations (MLA/APA; Library Navigation; etc.) Disability accommodation One-on-one consultations Student referral follow-up ETC. 12 of 13 Where it all comes together.
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