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Early Alert Information for Students


Early Alert was created by faculty at UW Oshkosh to help students better track their academic progress in their courses.

An email is sent out to all undergraduate students enrolled in 14 week courses during the 5th week of each semester. The email includes one of the following grade statements for each course;

  • your current grade in this course is lower than a C
  • you have not attended class regularly and your grade could be affected
  • you have not attended class regularly and your current grade in this course is lower than a C
  • your current grade in this course is a C or higher
  • did not report any grade for you in this course-please note instructor participation is optional

Be aware that instructors are not required to participate in Early Alert. In these cases students should not assume they are doing OK, but rather should follow up with their instructor by email or during office hours to get their specific grade information.

 

What Should I Do if I Get an Early Alert?

  1. Talk to your instructor in person and ask for tips on how to improve your grade in their class.
  2. Use on campus academic resources to ensure your success. The cost of the resources below is included in your tuition.

Center for Academic Resources:

  • Tutoring of many common 100-200 level courses
  • Student Success Center Suite 102, (920) 424-2290
  • http://car.uwosh.edu

Math Lab:

Reading Study Center:

Writing Center:

Counseling Center:

  • Confidential assistance with stress management, test anxiety, personal concerns, etc.
  • Student Success Center Suite 240, (920) 424-2061
  • http://www.uwosh.edu/couns_center/

Multicultural Retention Programs:

  • Support services such as personal and career counseling, tutoring, academic progress monitoring and academic intervention for multicultural students.
  • Campus Center for Equity and Diversity, (920) 424-3080
  • http://www.uwosh.edu/acad-supp/

3.  Consider dropping a class if appropriate. Be aware of drop deadlines: