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Thursday, October 19, 2023

in the Johnson Commons East, Ballroom!


Join us on the historic University of Mississippi Campus!


Registration Link


What is the Academic Probation Symposium?

The purpose of this symposium: To bring together like-minded professionals in the field of higher education to discuss academic support at their university/college and to build a group to network with throughout the year.

Topics to include: Academic Probation; Planning an Academic Probation Course; Academic Suspension; Mentoring Students on Probation and Suspension; Research in Academics tied to Probation and Suspension and Dismissal; Assisting Students returning from Academic Dismissal; etc.

Registration Fees

Professional Staff Members $55, day of symposium

Graduate Students/Assistants $30, day of symposium


Returning for 2023! Need help in developing or revamping your course/curriculum for a probationary or suspension type course at your institution? Join us for a pre-conference event on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and hear from our staff/instructors on assisting you in creating your own text (or use ours), creating your own curriculum (or use parts of ours), etc. and get more leadership assistance with what you are trying to do for your program and your students.  You will leave the pre-conference event with a fully laid out plan to take back to your institution for your probationary or suspension course and still have Academic Support Programs at the University of Mississippi here to answer questions and guide you through this process.


Professional Staff Members Pre-Conference Event + Symposium $155

Graduate Students/Assistants Pre-Conference Event + Symposium $130


Registration Link


Call for Presentation Proposals 2023

Want to speak at the 2023 event?  Do you have a presentation geared towards any of the topics above or want to host a roundtable type event?  Fill out the presentation proposal and let’s see what comes of it! (Feedback from an initial survey found the following topics were desired: proactive support for students on probation or suspension; reaching unresponsive students – best practices; interventions for academic support; tracking at-risk students; mentoring and/or coaching programs; motivation and encouragement; mandated engagement; etc.)

Presentation Proposals 2023 Link


What do you get with your registration?

  • A day in Oxford, MS, on this historic campus at the University of Mississippi
  • Hearing and learning from like-minded professionals about academic support
  • Expanded conversations about academic probation, academic suspension, and academic dismissal for you to take back to your college/university
  • Lunch, of course!
  • Networking with colleagues from other schools.


Registration Link


Hotel Stay

Are you looking to come in the night before or stay a night after the symposium?  We have partnered with The Inn at Ole Miss for a special room rate both nights. The Inn at Ole Miss Direct Link


Contact information

For general information or questions, please reach out to Jeremy Roberts with Academic Support Programs in the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience at 662.915.2230 or


We look forward to seeing you in 2023 at the University of Mississippi!