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Early Alert is program that allows faculty to provide academic feedback on student performance during the 4th week of classes, long before mid-term grades are assigned. The goal is to give you a glimpse of your early performance in each class. With Early Alert, you can see if you are passing or struggling in individual classes.
This alert encourages you to speak with your instructors and/or seek academic support services such as tutoring and Supplemental Instruction. If you have a D or F grade at Early Alert, you will receive points of contact from their advisors, and Residence Hall Assistants. If you receive an Early Alert in any of your classes, don’t panic! Instead, see this as an opportunity to seek academic/personal help and discuss your options with your instructors and advisors.
Specific information about Early Alert will be provided at the start of each term. The reports come approximately four weeks into the semester.
"Early Alert is so beneficial for students’ academic success because it is a great gauge on how not only you think you’re doing in classes, but how your professors and teachers see how you are doing in the course as well. It really is an “Early Alert” which helps you better improve your performance in courses before it is too late. As I have conversations with students regarding Early Alerts, I am pleased to see that for many of them, the Early Alert is simply a helpful performance tool that guides them in their ultimate class success."