Appendix A - Classification and Prioritization of Students

Priority Student groups * (with operational definitions) Communication Action(s) needed (including deadlines if any) Advising/Restrictive Holds** & Graduation Contracts/Worksheets Mandatory Advising and/or Contracts (with lead in bold)
1 Applied for graduation for any term through Summer '09, but did not graduate

Review by AARS & Message:

  1. Meet with AARS by 9/1/09
  2. SJSU expectation/timely graduation
  1. MySJSU -- Restrictive Hold for Fall '09
  2. Contract for graduation if ³ 150 units
  3. Review by AARS, based on
  4. Graduation Hold Letter
  1. Major advising (& minor advising if appropriate);
  2. AARS & grad evaluation
  3. UGS for petitions (if needed)
2

³ 165 units* completed

Not yet applied for graduation

Message:

  1. See advisors ASAP
  2. Apply for graduation by 10/1/09
  3. Complete & sign contract by 10/1/09
  4. SJSU expectation/timely graduation
  1. MySJSU -- Restrictive Hold for Spr '10
  2. Contract & plan for graduation
  3. Review by AARS, then
  4. Graduation Worksheet
  1. Major advising (& minor advising if appropriate);
  2. AARS & grad evaluation
  3. UGS for petitions (if needed)
3

³ 165 units* completed

Already applied for graduation

Message:

  1. See advisors by 11/1/09
  2. Complete & sign contract by 11/2/09
  3. SJSU expectation/timely graduation
  1. MySJSU -- Restrictive Hold for Spr '10
  2. Contract & plan for graduation
  3. 3) Review by AARS, then
  4. Graduation Worksheet
  1. Major advising (& minor advising if appropriate);
  2. 2) AARS & grad evaluation
  3. UGS for petitions (if needed)
4

150 Ð 164 units* completed

Not yet applied for graduation

Message:

  1. See advisors by 11/2/09
  2. Apply for graduation by 10/15/09
  3. SJSU expectation/timely graduation
  1. MySJSU -- Advising Hold for Spr '10
  2. Plan for graduation
  3. Review by AARS possible, then
  4. Graduation Worksheet
  5. 5) Contract (if needed) for Fall '10
  1. Major advising (& minor advising if appropriate);
  2. AARS assistance (if requested)
  3. UGS for petitions (if needed)
5

150 Ð 164 units* completed

Already applied for graduation

Message:

  1. See advisor(s) prior to registration
  2. Confirm plans for graduation
  3. SJSU expectation/timely graduation
  1. MySJSU -- Advising Hold for Spr '10
  2. Plan for graduation
  3. Review by AARS possible, then
  4. Graduation Worksheet
  5. Contract (if needed) for Fall '10
  1. Major advising (& minor advising if appropriate);
  2. AARS assistance (if requested)
  3. UGS for petitions (if needed)
6

120 Ð 149 units* completed

Not yet applied for graduation

Message:

  1. 1) See advisor(s) prior to registration
  2. Apply for graduation by 12/1/09 if 135-149 units, by 2/1/10 if 120-134 units
  3. SJSU expectation/timely graduation
  1. MySJSU -- Advising Hold for Spr '10
  2. Plan for graduation
  3. Graduation Worksheet
  4. Contract (if needed) for Fall '10

Group advising OK:

  1. Major advising (& minor advising if appropriate);
  2. AARS assistance (if requested)
  3. UGS for petitions (if needed)
7

120 Ð 149 units* completed

Already applied for graduation

Message:

  1. See advisor(s) prior to registration
  2. Confirm plans for graduation
  3. SJSU expectation/timely graduation
  1. MySJSU -- Advising Hold for Spr '10
  2. Plan for graduation
  3. Graduation Worksheet
  4. Contract (if needed) for Fall '10

Group advising OK:

  1. Major advising (& minor advising if appropriate);
  2. AARS assistance (if requested)
  3. UGS for petitions (if needed)

* Student Groups (definitions) are based on ( Earned Units (UE), excluding remedial units and community college units in excess of 70; and (120-unit majors (for majors that require more than 120 units, the definitions of the unit boundaries increase correspondingly)

** Advising Hold (only) = “ordinary” advising meeting & planning prior to registration; by college, and/or AARS advisors per college preference;

Restrictive Hold = Advising Hold + inability for students to add or drop classes without permission (This is a PERMANENT hold until the degree is conferred)