The Office of Student Success and Retention is available to assist traditional undergraduate students in their academic journey. Please contact us with questions regarding any of the following programs:
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Audio-recording class lectures is sometimes an accommodation recommended for certain students with verified disabilities. Students who have memory impairments, visual impairments, attention deficits or distractibility, impaired auditory processing, or limited manual dexterity often benefit from having audio recordings of class lectures as a supplement to their own or a note-taker’s written notes.
Applicants with disabilities should complete FPU’s admission process. Each application will be evaluated without discrimination. A student may choose to self-disclose a disability during the admission process, but such disclosure is not required nor is it penalized.
The Academic Support Center coordinates services for students with disabilities. The coordinator of services for students with disabilities in the Academic Support Center, along with other university staff or faculty, will assist the student in exploring his/her needs and determining the necessary services and accommodations.
According to ADA, a person with a disability is one who:
Fresno Pacific University is committed to providing the best education possible to all students. To this end, the Academic Support Center works with students under the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) to ensure that students with unique needs have equal access to all educational experiences. Physical accommodations in classroom and lab space, modifications of classroom presentation, and modifications in testing and course requirements are all ways to provide access to students with disabilities.
To ensure each student has the opportunity to achieve academic and career success, we offer several programs and services for academic support. Each of these are available without additional costs or fees for our current students.
The Academic Support Center (ASC) helps students achieve higher levels of academic performance by offering tutoring, academic coaching and study hall. This involves professionally trained students working with other students.
Students who do not meet satisfactory standards of academic progress (SOAP) will receive an official email sent to their Campus Cruiser account. All official SOAP communications will be sent through Campus Cruiser, the official means of communication at FPU.
Traditional undergraduate students will be placed on academic probation if their term GPA falls below 2.0, but above 1.0. Academic probation is a warning status.