Jump START Requirements

Summer Requirements

  • You must register for summer school SOAR on June 9th, 2017. SOAR registration begins in mid-April.
  • Attend the eight-week summer session June 12th to August 4th, 2017.
  • Enroll in 7 credit hours of rigorous course work including math, English, and IDS 118 (Enhancing Learning Techniques).
  • Regular fees will be charged for tuition, books, and room and board for those choosing to live on campus. There is no additional cost to participate in Jump START.
  • Take part in special activities provided.
  • Be officially "Exploratory/Undeclared" but work with your academic advisor to explore majors and plan fall classes.
  • Spend a minimum of five hours per week in the Bear CLAW (Center for Learning and Writing).
  • Achieve a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. in 7 hours in order to continue enrollment in Fall 2016.

Fall Requirements

  • Enroll in 12-13 credit hours of required course work including GEP 101 (First Year Foundations).
  • Be officially "Exploratory/Undeclared" but work with your academic advisor to explore majors and plan fall classes.
  • Achieve a minimum 2.25 combined Missouri State G.P.A. in order to continue enrollment in Spring 2018.