The primary focus of the Retention Program at Paine College is to increase the retention,
persistence, degree attainment, and graduation rate of students admitted to the
College either as first-time freshmen or transfer students. Program personnel work
collaboratively with the campus community to ensure that this objective is met.
Major services provided by the Retention Office include:
In conjunction with the Office of Financial Aid, scholarship recipients are monitored
and tracked to ensure that they retain their scholarship eligibility.
- Working with faculty members and academic advisors to implement an "early warning"
notification system as a means of monitoring student attendance and progress in
- Intervening appropriately with students who have been identified as having frequent
- Monitoring the midterm progress of students who have been placed on probation or
readmitted following an appeal.
Through a planned program of activities, the Office aggressively implements retention
strategies that help the Institution manage enrollment and increase the graduation
rate through advisement and retention.