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Coach and Student Responsibilities
The coach will...
Help you to understand the meaning of the college experience and why it is important.
Assist you in developing and achieving realistic academic and career goals based on your interests, abilities, values, and needs.
Interpret University policies, procedures, and requirements.
Refer you to appropriate resources, including the Counseling department, the Career Center, etc.
Address your academic questions and concerns.
Adhere to the highest principles of ethical behavior and maintain confidentiality. Your success coach will not discuss issues with parents or non-university persons without your written permission.
Respond to academic questions only via The University of Alabama e-mail accounts.
Guide you in your selection of courses.
The student will...
Take responsibility for your educational experience.
Learn how to access the CCSS staff and check your university e-mail often.
Become familiar with campus resources, including the Counseling Department, the Capstone Center for Student Success, etc.
Maintain contact with your success coach throughout the semester.
Come to each coaching session prepared to ask questions and discuss concerns. Please bring all materials: your success coaching syllabus, completed forms, etc.
Know how and when to check holds in “myBama” and which offices to contact to rectify, remove, or move holds.
Assess your interests, abilities, values, and needs and discuss these with your success coach.
Clarify your educational, career and personal goals.
Use your undergraduate Catalog/appropriate curriculum guide(s) and other resources to become knowledgeable of academic requirements, policies and procedures.
Know important dates and deadlines (registration, drop/add, final exams, etc) as listed on the university’s
Discuss your selection of courses with your success coach.
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