ON TRACK Program Model Academic Success Financial Success Personal/ Social Success Professional Success ON TRACK!
SSP (Freshman-Senior) and/or OFF Track (Freshman-Senior) Level of Contact Per Semester: High Complete SSP plan (SSP Only) Complete Personal Education Plan Attend Kick-off & Wrap-up Meetings Attend monthly GPS workshop (Feb.-April) Attend individual meeting with Program Specialist (2x a month/Feb.-April)
Freshman/Sophomore (On Track & Non-SSP) Level of Contact Per Semester: Mid Complete Personal Education Plan Attend Kick-off & Wrap-up Meetings Attend at least 2 GPS workshops (Feb.-April) Attend monthly individual meeting with Program Specialist (Feb.-April)
Juniors/Seniors (On Track & Non-SSP) Level of Contact Per Semester: Low Complete Personal Education Plan Attend Kick-off & Wrap-up Meetings Attend 1 GPS workshops (Feb.-April) Attend at least 2 individual meetings with Program Specialist (Feb.-April)
SSP (Freshman-Senior) and/or OFF TRACK (Freshman-Senior) Freshman/Sophomore (ON TRACK & Non-SSP) Juniors/Seniors (ON TRACK & Non-SSP) High 1 SSP Plan (SSP only) 1 PEP Plan 6 Individual meetings 2 General Meetings 3 GPS Workshops Mid 1 PEP Plan 3 Individual meetings 2 General Meetings 2 GPS Workshops Low 1 PEP Plan 2 Individual meetings 2 General Meetings 1 GPS Workshops Level of Contact
Participation is Important Gain valuable information/support Participation for approval of summer funding, book request, EOF scholarships (i.e., Boatwright scholarship for Juniors/Seniors) Key fob/database will capture participation & completed assignments
GPS Workshops (Guided & Personal Support) February Information Processing – February 11 or 25 @ 3 p.m. Essentials to Financing College – Mandatory for ALL Sophomores – February 18 @ 3 p.m. March Test Taking Strategies – March 4 @ 3 p.m. – March 23-April 4: FAFSA/HESAA Drop-in Week April Test Anxiety – April 29 @ 3 p.m. EOF YEARLY CALENDAR NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE
Important Dates February 3 Last day to drop classes (return books on same day) 6 Last day to purchase Promise Books 11 or 25 GPS Workshop: Information Processing 18 GPS Workshop: Essentials to Financing College 19 Last day to apply for May 2015 Graduation 21 Holistic Life Foundation Workshop 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (co-sponsor) March 4 GPS Workshop: Test Taking Strategies 5 Last day to apply for August 2015 Graduation/Last day to return books in your dropped class 6 Last Day for Change of Major Form 6 Summer Term Funding Request form due 9 EOF Advising Hold Goes On (Review to approve W) 9-27 Spring Semester Progress Report 16-20 Spring Break 23- April 3 EOF Course Approval Form Due/FAFSA WEEK Drop-in 27 Last day to Withdraw with a W
Important Dates for May/August Graduates April 10: EOF Statewide Graduate Ceremony: Georgian Court University 22: EOF Graduate Ceremony: ED Building, Rm 212 Time TBA EOF Class of 2015 Peer Choice Award/Votes due no later than March 6th: This person embodies what it means to be an EOF student; one who demonstrates academic excellence, positive self-development, and an invincible spirit in the face of adversity. List of Names will be provided (includes Dec 2014 Grads)
TCNJ Center for the Arts Art Gallery Opens its spring season with Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement. Jan 28 th – March 1 st Hours Regular Open Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 12:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Mindfulness & Compassion Project at TCNJ & EOF co-sponsors Holistic Life Foundation (HLF) February 21, 2015 11-4 p.m., ED Building 212 http://hlfinc.org/ All encouraged to attend Peer mentor/mentee activity
School of Education Policy Change All Education Majors GPA Requirement Change – Increased from cum GPA 2.75 to cum GPA 3.0 – Effective Academic Year 2015/16 – Any individual questions, meet with your Faculty Advisor and EOF Program Specialist.
EOF Early Alert Programs Student Success Program (SSP) Emails will be sent on Jan. 29 th – 6 SSP Probation * (At Risk for Spring Dismissal) – 48 SSP Warning – 6 SSP Education SSP Meeting – Scheduled and Completed by no later than Feb 6, 2015. Race To Graduation – 5 th and 6 th year Students – R2G Meeting -Scheduled and Completed by no later than Feb 6, 2015.
EOF HOUSEKEEPING Fall Loaner Library Book Returns, due Jan 30. (See Ms. Edilma) TUTORING (Sign Ups – Feb 3rd, get there early) / eTutoring (Available NOW!!!) Summer Course Funding Request – Deadline - April 1, 2015 Downloadable Forms (See EOF Webpage) FINANCIAL AID – Calendar of Fin. Aid Processing – March 1: Renewal FAFSA should be received by HESAA by this date, if you want to be a Priority Application. http://www.hesaa.org/Pages/StudentsParents.aspxhttp://www.hesaa.org/Pages/StudentsParents.aspx – **See FAFSA Confirmation Page. You MUST complete the State Questions to be considered for TAG (Tuition Aid Grant) See next 4 slides – April 1: All Required documents should be submitted. – June 1: Deadline for TAG eligibility – Need to Refresh – See Financial Aid Orientation Presentation http://financialaid.pages.tcnj.edu/files/2014/07/Orientation-Presentation- 2014.pdf
Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Complete the FAFSA within established deadlines Be sure to list a New Jersey college or university as your 1 st choice on the FAFSA Once you submit the FAFSA, NJ residents will be given the option to link to the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority’s website to respond to additional questions to be considered for TAG, NJ STARS, NJ STARS II and other state programs. Click the link and complete the additional New Jersey State questions. If questions not answered, student may log into “njgrants.org” to complete the additional questions for state aid. HESAA will notify you of the status of your State grant application. How To Be Considered for State Aid
PROMISE BOOKS Promise Books: – Last day to purchase books: February 6th
Important – Save all receipts – If you purchase books online DO NOT check out at register (Books are already PAID for) – If you drop a course RETURN books to bookstore or you will be responsible for the cost of books – Return books the SAME DAY you drop the course or within 30 days of dropping course.
Parking tickets Residence hall damages All fines Late fees Printsense Books that are not on syllabus REMINDER : PROMISE/INCENTIVE DOES NOT COVER:
Check Your Bill on Paws If you have a question about a charge do not wait to address it Meet with your program specialist if you have questions about your bill
Cohort Prize Drawing John Marshall Todd McCrary Kim Quick