Jump START Requirements

Summer Requirements
  • You must register for summer school SOAR  on June 6th, 2014. SOAR registration begins in mid-April.  
  • Attend the eight-week summer session June 9 to August 1.
  • Enroll in 7-8 credit hours of rigorous course work including math, English, and GEP 101 (First Year Foundations). 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 7-8 hours in order to continue enrollment in fall 2014.

Fall Requirements

  • Enroll in 12-13  credit hours of required course work including IDS 118 (Enhancing Learning Techniques)
  • Be officially "Exploratory/Undeclared" but work with your academic advisor to explore majors and plan fall classes.
  • Achieve a minimum 2.0 combined Missouri State G.P.A. in order to continue enrollment in Spring 2015.