ACADEMIC ADVISING CENTRE VISION: Academic Advising through Bayan College Academic Advising Center aspires to be a dynamic network that leads the College in high quality teaching-learning experience and a collaborative commitment to student success. MISSION: Academic Advising at Bayan College aims at enhancing the teaching-learning partnership that is dedicated to student success. 1. Academic Advising An academic adviser from the student’s department is appointed to each student. The academic adviser participates in selecting courses, follows up the student progress and guides him in a way that helps him excel in his studies. Course registration form or Add/Drop form for the students at risk, will not be processed by the Admission and Registration Department unless signed by the academic adviser and the Head of Department .In addition, all students can seek the assistance of their academic adviser to find solutions to any academic or administrative problems. 2. Academic Under Probation Warning Letter Under probation student will be called by his academic adviser and will be given his warning letter to sign it. The academic adviser will explain to the student the consequences of remaining under probation and how to recover from the probation. If the under probation student refused to meet his academic advisor, a copy of a probation warning letter will be sent to the student Email-id from the adviser’s official Email-id only. While sending email a copy (cc) will be forwarded to the Head of the respective academic department (English Studies or Media), Head of Academic Advising Centre and Head of Admission and Registration Department. A hard copy will be filed in the student advising file. 3. 20% Absence Warning Letter The instructors will inform the students on 20% absence warning through the email from the official Email-id of the instructors to the student Email-id keeping a copy (cc) to the Head of the respective academic department (Foundation Department, Media and English Studies), Head of Academic Advising Centre, Head of Admission and Registration Department and the student adviser. Even if a student fails to sign the warning letter with continuous absence the email will be sent in due time without delay. The procedure of submitting a hard copy of the warning letter to the Admission and Registration Department and the respective advisor will also be followed. 4. Students at Risk The Students at Risk (CGPA below 2.09) and Under Probation Students (CGPA below 2.00) will be tracked and followed-up. There are certain steps mentioned below that will be followed by all instructors to ensure the quality of education. Remedial classes will be conducted by all instructors for all weak students throughout the semester. All communication with the students regarding these remedial classes will be done through email (in addition to verbal communication). At the end of the semester a consolidated report for each course on remedial classes will be submitted by the instructors to the Academic Advising Centre. Peer Tutoring: The Academic Advising Center along with all other Departments will be conducting different orientation programs such as: orientation for fresh students, bridging the gap between Foundation & Academics, Advising Day in addition to a workshop on advising for both staff and students. 5. Orientations The Academic Advising Center along with all other Departments will be conducting different orientation programs such as: orientation for fresh students, bridging the gap between Foundation & Academics, Advising Day in addition to a workshop on advising for both staff and students.