Accepted a co-op position, what’s next?

After accepting a co-op assignment, go to the Office of Career Services in Suite 101 Murphy Hall, meet with the Assistant Director for Experiential Learning. Students should bring a copy of their offer letter to this meeting. At this time students will receive a complete copy of the Co-op Education Information Packet.

Acceptance of a co-op position, verbally and/or written, is considered final. (If an emergency arises, contact the Assistant Director for Experiential Learning immediately.)

Enrollment into Co-op Class

Instructions will be given on which co-op class to enroll in. This class will allow students to stay active and in good standing with the university, and receive a co-op notation on official transcript. The university will charge a fee of $300.00. Payment is due by the first day of class of each semester. This co-op course is for zero credit, which students will receive a pass or fail notation. Failure to submit all forms/documents could result in an “I” for incomplete.

Receiving Credit for Co-op Assignment

Academic credit is awarded by the department chairperson in respective colleges. Discuss plans to participate in a co-op and how this relates to your discipline. If the department decides to award academic credit, complete the Academic Credit Form and get appropriate signatures.

How will work performance be evaluated?

The site supervisor will use the Employer Evaluation form to evaluate various aspects the student's performance. The site supervisor should discuss the performance rating and give a copy of the completed evaluation form to the student with signatures. It is the student's responsibility to return all evaluation forms to the Assistant Director for Experiential Learning.