Rebounding After First Semester

Students who struggle academically in their fall semester (GPA lower than 2.5) may be eligible for a spring semester academic support program. We are unable to make exceptions for entry into the programs for students whose grade point average does not match the specified criteria ranges.

Review these resources below and contact us if you have any questions. 

GPA is 2.0-2.49

Students are eligible to participate in Miami Thrive

Miami Thrive is a two-credit hour, graded remote course offered from January 2-26, 2024. The course includes both synchronous Zoom class meetings (MTWR 1-2 p.m. EST) and asynchronous online modules.

In its pilot year (2022), every student who participated in this program improved their GPA in the spring semester and returned to Miami for the fall semester!

Students can participate in Miami Thrive by emailing

GPA is 1.0-1.99

Students are eligible to participate in Spring Launch.

Spring Launch is set for January 27, 2024 from noon to 5 p.m. During this innovative program, students will:

  • Review spring schedules.
  • Explore ways to achieve academic, social, and career goals.
  • Discuss major and success resources.
  • Build community with students and Miami staff.

Students can register for Spring Launch through an email invitation they received.

GPA is 0-.99

Students can enroll in the TCE 110 success course.

TCE 110: Learning Strategies for College Success is a 2-credit hour, semester long course designed to help students get back on track academically.

The course addresses topics like time management, study strategies, motivation, procrastination, and testing taking strategies. 

Students can enroll in TCE 110 for spring semester by emailing