Section 3345.351 | Review of student records for associate degree eligibility.
(A) As used in this section, "state university" has the same meaning as in section 3345.011 of the Revised Code.
(B) Beginning two years after the effective date of this section, and every two years thereafter, each state university shall review the university's student records to identify any student to whom all of the following apply:
(1) The student disenrolled from the state university within the five years immediately prior to the first review under this section. For each subsequent review under this section, the student disenrolled within two years immediately prior to that review.
(2) The student has been disenrolled for four or more semesters, including summer sessions.
(3) The student did not complete a bachelor's degree.
(4) The student has a grade point average of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
(5) The student completed at least forty-five credit hours.
(C) Each state university shall determine if each student identified in the review is eligible or close to being eligible for an associate degree from that university. If a student identified in the review is determined to be eligible or close to being eligible for an associate degree, the state university shall inform the student of such potential eligibility using the most recent contact information the university has on file.
(D) Each state university shall report the findings of each review conducted under this section to the chancellor of higher education.
(E) The chancellor shall adopt rules as necessary to implement this section.
Available Versions of this Section
- March 2, 2021 – Enacted by Senate Bill 89 - 133rd General Assembly [ View March 2, 2021 Version ]