The Back on Track program is designed to support CAS students facing academic difficulty early in their undergraduate careers. This program is intended to help students develop essential skills to improve as a student and will address some of the obstacles that can hinder a student’s ability to remain in good academic standing. Students who earn a GPA below 2.25 before the halfway point of their academic careers are required to participate in the program.
Requirements of the Program:
Prior to Week 2: Complete the Academic Self-Assessment and share it with your Academic Advisor.
Week 1 - 4: Make an Appointment to meet with your Academic Advisor to discuss any academic and personal challenges you may be facing and to create a plan to reach your fullest academic potential.
Week 3: Attend a Back on Track Orientation Session.
Week 4-7: Complete the following three modules through NYU Classes.
1. Goal Setting
2. Learning Strategies
3. Time Management (Parts 1&2)
Each Module is designed to be completed in about 45 minutes but may take you longer. Assignments should be completed and uploaded within each Module's pages on NYU Classes.
Week 8: Attend a Back on Track Academic Success Workshop.
Week 9-15: Continue Regular Meetings with your Academic Advisor. Meet with your advisor for course planning and regular academic updates, especially regarding midterm grades. Utilize the University Learning Center Tutoring Services and other resources as needed.
End of the Semester: Complete a final survey of Back on Track experiences.
For questions please contact: BackonTrack@nyu.edu