Road to Success Requirements

Northwest Vista College is dedicated to helping students and supporting them in their academic achievement. The Academic Standards Team offers a variety of resources to assist students. The Road to Success modules are designed to help students returning from 2nd Academic Dismissal develop and practice strategies for success and develop academic skills and personal attributes.

There are five Road to Success modules offered at this time. Students are required to participate in the specified  modules pertaining to their factors identified on the Petition for Waiver of Academic Dismissal and approved by the interviewing advisor. All modules are online in Canvas and can be done on your own time. Once your petition is approved, the advisor will add you to Canvas- and you will need to accept your invitation to complete the modules. 

Module Assessments are required to be submitted by the deadline. Non submission will result in students having to sit out for a 16-week semester. Deadlines are provided below. 

Second Academic Dismissal students are required to complete a minimum of
 2 Road to Success modules.

With each module, there is an assessment that
must be completed to show participation in the course. 

Each assessment must be filled out completely and submitted through Canvas.

All modules must be complete in order for your Academic Dismissal hold
to be waived for next semester registration.

 Fall Deadline: October 1st

 Spring Deadline: March 1st


Academic Standards - Motivation

Personal responsibility and motivation is the key to college success. Often times you may find yourself falling short of what lies in between the two. This module will focus on tips you can utilize to help you achieve your goals and taking responsibility for your own actions. 

Academic Standards - Organization

This module will help you chart a course for your academic achievement and goals. The process begins with organizing and planning for your future. 

Academic Standards - Study Skills

Have you ever wondered how, after hours of going over notes and materials, you still can’t remember what you need to know? It turns out that many of the most commonly used learning strategies just don’t work. This module will provide you with tips and strategies to make your learning and studying more effective! 

Academic Standards - Leadership

The module will emphasize leadership theories, personal and leadership values, team building and goal setting. These skills should introduce you to a leadership style that you can continue to grow on and apply in life. 

Academic Standards - Stress Management

Reducing stress in your everyday life is vital for maintaining your overall health, as it can improve your mood, boost immune function, promote longevity and allow you to be more productive. This module will provide you with important information to help you tackle this.