Influencing Enrollment and Student Success with SAP

Tuesday, June 26, 2018: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Room 16AB (Austin Convention Center)
Session Type: Interest Sessions
Track: Advocacy
Subcategories: Enrollment & Retention Track
Audience: Intermediate (3-7 years experience) and Advanced (8 or more years experience)
Credit Type: Credit Hours
School Type: Community College
Effective with the 2017-18 award year, Connecticut's 12 community colleges revised their SAP policy to become more student friendly, utilizing progressive scales and embedding intervention strategies for academically at-risk students to promote successful recovery from poor semesters. What were the roadblocks to making this systematic change? What were the effects of this policy change for students and staff members after one year? Was there a net positive effect on the enrollment and retention of financial aid students?
Jackie Gloria (Design Institute of San Diego)
Steven McDowell (Asnuntuck Community College System Office)
Gregory DeSantis (Housatonic Community College)