What is Early Alert?
Early Alert is a student centered program designed to
connect students with the resources they need to support their success at
Olympic College. Faculty can submit Early Alert referrals to get additional
support for students who are experiencing academic or personal difficulties. The
referral process continues throughout the quarter; however, the first three weeks
are critical for student retention and success.
Early Detection and
- Assessment and Support
- Connection and
Reasons to Refer
- Low exam/quiz scores
- Late/missing assignments
- Personal problems
- Negative change in
- Substance use/abuse
How to Report a Student Concern
are the first point of contact with their students. When an instructors has a real concern about a student's success, they should contact the
student first and attempt to resolve the issue. If assistance is needed, instructors may refer the student to the Early Alert
system using the Student Referral Form below.
Ideally, referrals submitted within the first three weeks of the quarter increase our chances of resolving student issues. However, instructors may submit referrals anytime throughout the quarter.
Student Referral Report
contact Trish Christean, Lead Early Alert Counselor, regarding referrals at
(360-475-7763) or email@example.com, or for technical
concerns contact Lynne Abbay, Lead Tech Support & IT Coordinator at (360-475-7609)