What is the early alert system?
The Early Alert System is part of a student success initiative to assist students in their educational pursuits at Mississippi College. Numerous campus support services are available throughout your academic journey to assist you in achieving your educational goals.
How the early alert systems can benefits students’ academic progress?
Early Alert System is to provide students needing assistance from academic and student service offices. Providing assistance early in the semester is very important to students' success in their academic life at MC. Students may receive a follow-up email from MC campus services as a result of being referred to EAS.
What sort of situation might cause a professor to identify a student?
The Early Alert program is designed for faculty to identify students in the 5th-6th week of the semester who need assistance because of academic performance, class participation, and/or behavior issues.
Why is it important for the college to use a system like this?
Identifying these behaviors early gives the instructor the opportunity to help students in their academic progress, such as instructors can provide personal advice to help and redirect his or her progress.
How will a student know if a professor has a concern?
If a professor has a concern she will enter a code into Banner, the college’s data management system. Banner will send emails to each student who has been concerned.