It’s the fifth week of the semester and you are concerned about a student who is missing in your class or struggling academically to keep up. What can you do? Use the Academic Care Team Referral Form to send an alert. The sooner we intervene with the student the quicker we can offer help.
The goal of this referral form is to initiate prompt communication and effective intervention with students who are experiencing academic difficulties. The referral form should be used for undergraduate students only.
Reasons to refer a student:
- Lack of engagement in discussions or Blackboard login
- Missed, late or incomplete assignments
- Missed exams
- Poor performance on exams or assignments
- Needs to address study skills or time management
- Academic difficulty due to issues outside the classroom
After submitting the form, your report will be forwarded to the Academic Care Team, who will offer targeted academic assistance to the student. In some cases, we will contact the student and recommend they meet with you directly. In other cases, we will recommend academic services such as the BearCLAW or an academic coach. We recommend telling your student that you have made this referral. For information about the referral form, contact Dr. Kelly Wood, The Center for Academic Success and Transition (CAST), 836-8343 or CAST@missouristate.edu.