UMMC Policy and Procedure Manual E-SPH-GEN-GEN-PO-00042
Subject: SOPH Academic Achievement Program
Revised Date: 4/7/2021 Effective Date: 12/6/2016
Prepared By:
Jeanna D. Wilkes
Approved By:
Natalie W. Gaughf

Reviewed By:
Sydney R. Murphy

John D. Bower School of Population Health

DOCUMENT TYPE: Policy

REVIEW PERIOD: 2 years

TITLE: Academic Achievement Program

PURPOSE: To outline the Academic Achievement Program in the John D. Bower School of Population Health.

POLICY: When a student is experiencing academic difficulties, the Bower School of Population Health may require the student to participate in the Academic Achievement Program.

During the first semester a student is enrolled in a degree-seeking program, a student who earns a grade of ā€œCā€ or below on any exam or assignment, will be referred for inclusion in the Academic Achievement Program by their program director.

Within two (2) weeks of the date of notification, the student must make an appointment with the Office of Academic Support to discuss the appropriate academic assistance that is available to them.

In addition, the student may be referred to Student Employee Health or other resources.

After meeting with the Office of Academic Support, the student should maintain regular communication with their Program Director regarding their academic performance.

SCOPE: All SOPH students

REFERENCE: University of Mississippi Medical Center.  Office of Academic Support. [Cited 2021 Jan. 20]. Found: http://www.umc.edu/academic_support/.