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Strategies for Academic Success: A Readmission Program

The Strategies for Academic Success program is offered to students that have been required to withdraw as a method for readmission to Laurier. The program has been carefully designed by the Faculty of Arts to support a smooth transition back to your studies.

Registration will be available mid-May and closes July 15. Full payment must be made by July 31. There are a total of 72 seats available, and registration is first come, first served.

Participation in the Strategies for Academic Success program includes mandatory advising, peer mentoring, and the following coursework.

Coursework

SASP001: Strategies for Academic Success 1

Non-credit course.

This course runs the first six weeks of fall term, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. This course will offer students the necessary tools to be able to navigate their academic journey and focus on obtaining a more successful outcome. Through active learning activities and the developing of an e-portfolio, students will be able to develop a variety of academic skills. Weekly attendance is mandatory and full completion of the assignments need to be achieved successfully in order to be able to pass SASP001. The outcome of the non-credit courses is based on a "pass" or "fail" outcome weighted at 65%.

SASP002: Strategies for Academic Success 2

Non-credit course.

This course runs the final six weeks of fall term, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. This course will allow you to apply the skills previously acquired in a theme-focused course. Critical thinking, organizational and presentations skills, as well as reading and writing for academic purposes, will be explored and developed. Topics may vary. Weekly attendance is mandatory and full completion of the assignments need to be achieved successfully in order to be able to pass SASP002. The outcome of the non-credit courses is based on a "pass" or "fail" outcome weighted at 65%.

Additional Course of Your Choice

0.5-credit course.

This course will run the full fall term duration. Standard tuition fees apply for the 0.5-credit course; these students are eligible to submit applications for the part-time Canada student loans program (and possibly also receive a part-time Canada study grant as well). Note: This program only helps with the cost of tuition and books; it does not give the student any living allowance.

Progression into Full-Time Studies

Successful completion of SASP001 and SASP002, as well as attaining a 4.0 (C-) in your additional 0.5-credit course, will provide progression into part-time studies (60% course load) for winter term.

Successful completion in 1.5 credits during winter term will move you into full-time studies for spring term.