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1 Group Advising for Returning ECS Students Early College Start

2 Welcome back! By now, I am sure each of you is an expert when it comes to registering for your ECS classes and checking your ACCmail accounts. However, we still need to do a bit of a review before we cover the new stuff. Let us begin!

3 Don’t forget about SAP (Review) Remembering what it is, its components & How it can still impact you The Core Curriculum What it is & How your current ECS courses come into play Transferring Where your ECS classes are accepted & How to verify via the ACC website Transcripts How to order them via your ACC online services account This is what we will cover: Returning ECS Student Advising

4 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) - Three Components: GPA,Completion Rate, & Maximum Time Frame What it is and its three components Don’t Forget about SAP Completion Rate Requirement: Students must complete 67% of all hours attempted at ACC Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirement: Students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA on all hours attempted at ACC Students must be meeting Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress to be eligible for initial financial aid consideration. This includes Early College Start courses taken at ACC. Maximum Time Frame: Students must complete their major within a 150% of the posted degree plan

5 ECS Student 1 & 2 (Fall Semester) Student 1 takes two classes and makes two “B’s”(100%). Student 2 take two classes and makes one “B” and withdraws “W” from the other (50%). What happens to Student 2 if this is their first and last semester of taking ECS classes? ECS Student 2 (Spring & Summer) Takes one class in spring and makes an “A” (66.67%). Takes another class in summer and makes a “B” (75%). Depending on whether or not student takes classes during senior year, he or she is eligible for initial financial aid consideration after high school. How SAP can still impact YOU Completion Rate Example/Junior ECS Student taking 3 credit hour courses

6 The Core Curriculum

7 ASSOCIATE OF ARTSASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE Core Curriculum How ECS courses come into play with ACC’s Associate Degrees

8 As stated earlier, Texas law mandates that all state-supported colleges and universities offer a common core curriculum of at least 42 college credits that will seamlessly transfer to all Texas public colleges and universities ACC credits can transfer widely to Texas private colleges, as well as to out-of-state public and private universities Where can you verify what ECS classes transfer to a specific college or university? The ACC transfer-guide website is a great place to start Where your ECS courses are accepted… Transferring

9 Go to: Locate the Prepare for Transfer section Then select Transfer Guides option Select desired public and or private university (listed in alphabetical order) Transferring (Continued) How to verify via the ACC website

10 Example of a transfer-guide to University of North Texas (UNT) Transferring (Cont.)

11 Go to: services Select Student Login Option Log in with your ACCeID & password Select Transcript Order, under Academic Profile Section (Example to the right) Transcripts How to order them via your ACC online service account

12 Choose one sending option per transcript order You can choose Option One and have the official transcript sent electronically Or you can choose Option Two and enter the address of the person or institution you want the transcript sent to Transcript orders are processed within one business day of an online order Transcripts (Continued) The Transcript Order Screen

13 Questions? Zach Denton, M.A. Early College Start Specialist Austin Community College (512)


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