Treatment of Remedial Students

A student shall be deemed to be in a program approved by the Commissioner for remedial study if he/she:
  • Indicates the need for remediation for at least two semesters through scores on a recognized college placement exam or a nationally recognized standardized exam, as certified by the college and approved by the State Education Department;
  • Is enrolled in the Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge (SEEK) program or the College Discovery (CD) program; or
  • Is or was enrolled in at least six credit hours of noncredit remedial instruction the first semester they received a TAP award.
Students meeting the definition of remedial student will not be subject to the new academic standards but rather will stay on the chart indicating “undergraduate students receiving their first TAP award prior to Fall 2006.