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
With each module, there is an assessment that
Each assessment must be filled out completely and submitted through Canvas.
All modules must be complete in order for your Academic Dismissal hold
Fall Deadline: October 1st
Spring Deadline: March 1st
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.
This module will help you chart a course for your academic achievement and goals. The process begins with organizing and planning for your future.
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!
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.
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.
Academic Standards Team
Walk-In Services are available:
Fall 2018 Hours
General Hours of Operation
Fall 2018 Hours
Note: Appointments are not available the same day, they must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance.
The Advising Services office may be reached by phone at 210-486-4100. Please be able to provide your full name, and banner ID when requesting specific information.
The Academic Advising Services are located in Cypress Campus Center (CCC) in the first floor hallway, directly past Student Financial Services. Please visit the Advising Services Check-in Window for assistance.
Attention Students: The petitions for Academic Dismissal are currently available online. We will begin accepting packets and scheduling interviews beginning Monday, November 12th, 2018. The priority deadline to submit a petition for the Spring 2019 16 week semester is Saturday, December 1st, 2018. The last day to submit a petition for Spring 2019 is Monday, January 7th- however please note that any submissions received after December 1st are not guaranteed an opportunity to interview.
Note: All petition packets must be submitted typed and by email at email@example.com by the deadline. Please read all information regarding submission of your packet carefully. Dismissal Interviews are limited - once all sessions and SDEV 0171 course offerings are full, petitions will no longer be accepted - regardless of the deadline date.