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Gamecock Gateway

Program Expectations

This set of expectations is signed by each student at orientation every year and serves as the foundation for what you need to do to be successful in your first year of college in Gamecock Gateway. 

As a Gamecock Gateway student I agree to the following expectations: 

  • Agree to attend Gamecock Gateway required programs and meetings. Including, but not limited to, academic advising, transition coaching, and Time to Transfer.
  • Understand that Gamecock Gateway staff will register me for my classes based on my advising conversations.
  • Understand that I do not have permission to drop or withdraw from any class(es) and I must meet with my academic advisor to complete this process. Once the drop/withdrawal is approved, it will be facilitated by my advisor.
  • Agree to take the College 101 course at Midlands Technical College and dedicate time and effort to learning how to be successful in college from this course.
  • Understand that I need to obtain a 2.25 GPA and 30 credit hours at the end of the academic year to transfer to USC. 
  • Agree to attend tutorial sessions and success consultations (academic skill building appointments) as needed or referred. Tutoring is recommended unless I maintain an A average in the course(s). I can attend tutoring at USC or MTC.   
  • Understand that I must remain in good financial standing for all tuition and fees for both USC and MTC during the duration of my enrollment in Gamecock Gateway.  
  • Understand that information concerning my grades, attendance, and general progress in course work may be shared between both institutions. I understand that this information is private and confidential and will be used to assist the staff in helping me to succeed.  
  • Understand that my enrollment in the Gamecock Gateway program is contingent upon my full and cooperative participation. I understand by joining the Gamecock Gateway program I must follow the student Code of Conduct for both USC and MTC. I understand further that dismissal from the program may result if I fail to fulfill the binding terms of this contract.  
  • Understand that to grant legal access to my academic record to anyone other than myself, I must complete a FERPA form for both USC and MTC. 

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