Academic Achievement Programs


Program Overview

Admission into STP

Application Materials

Expectations for Students

Summer Program FAQ's

STP Staff

Student Handbook (Coming Soon)

Student Participation Agreement (Coming Soon)

Orientation Payment

Contact Us

Melissa Carry
2204 Marie Mount Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301.405.4736
Fax: 301.314.9162

Summer Transitional Program

Expectations for Summer Transitional Program Students

STP Retention Policy

Students enrolled in the SSS/IED Summer Transitional Program (STP) must successfully complete all program requirements to be admitted to the University in the fall semester.

STP Classroom Expectations

  • Students will attend classes on time daily.

  • Students will be prepared and participate in classes. Attendance will be taken each day.

  • Students will receive out-of-class assignments with clear instructions according to course outline.

  • All instructors will follow the lead of the Component Coordinator and will be accountable to the Component Coordinator.

  • Mobile phones are allowed in class only by permission of instructor.

  • Students will not wear ear-phones while in class.

  • Student will conduct themselves with respect for each other and the instructor in every classroom.

  • Student hats will be allowed only where it is a necessary part of the student's dress. Professional discretion is encouraged; however, this is the classroom instructor's call.

  • Student disruptive behavior will not be tolerated, and should be reported to the Director immediately.

  • Students will submit a complete and neat (typed when appropriate) response for all out-of-class assignments.

  • Students will adhere to the University policy on classroom conduct.

  • Students will adhere to the University Code of Academic Integrity.

  • Students will be responsible for obtaining missed assignments/classwork from peers or by appointment with instructors.

STP Mid-Semester And Final Examinations

During the STP, each academic component provides the Counseling Component with a mid-semester and final evaluation of each student's performance and progress.