Non-remedial students receiving first NYS award payment 2010-11, effective for the 2010-11 academic year only.
A student shall be deemed to be in a program approved by the Commissioner for remedial study if he/she:
Is enrolled in the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), the Education Opportunity Program (EOP), The Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge (SEEK) program or the College Discovery (CD) program; or
Takes six credit hours of remedial instruction the first semester and at least nine credit hours of remedial instruction in the first year; or
Takes any combination of remedial credits so long as the student enrolls in at least three credit hours of remedial instruction in the first semester and the balance in the second semester to equal nine credit hours of remedial study in the first academic year.
Remedial courses taken in the summer session preceding the first academic year may count towards the required nine or more credits of remedial instruction for the purpose of program approval by the Commissioner for remedial study.
For the 2010-11 academic year only, a student who first received an award prior to the 2010-11 academic year and does not meet the eligibility requirements to be certified for fall TAP under the 2010-11 SAP shall be deemed to be in an approved program of remedial study for the 2010-11 academic year solely for the purpose of defining which standards of academic progress apply for the 2010-11 academic year.
For the 2010-11 academic year only, a student who meets the 2010-11 SAP for fall 2010 but does not meet the new standard for spring 2011 for "good cause" is deemed to be in a program of remedial study for the remainder of the 2010-11 academic year.
Remedial Course-A remedial course is a non-credit course designed to remedy academic deficiencies so a student can be successful in a college-level study. The amount of time for the course must be equivalent to the time for similar credit-bearing courses.
Good cause-"Good cause" is defined as the following: the student is unable to meet the 2010 SAP requirements due to one of the following reasons (1) the student is beyond the add/drop period to rectify the course load for the fall 2010 term; or (2) the course(s) appropriate for his or her major are closed out and/or a course appropriate for the major and consistent with the course needs of the student was not offered for the fall 2010 term.
Non-remedial Students-Any student who does not meet one of the definitions of a remedial student is considered "non-remedial".
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