Coker University Early Alert Reporting System (EARS)
The purpose of the Coker University Early Alert Reporting System (EARS) is to provide an opportunity for the Coker Community to alert University officials of students who may be experiencing difficulties. Traditional types of referrals might include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. class attendance or meeting issues (for example, advising appointments)
2. poor / failing grades
3. time management / study skills / lack of direction/ motivation
4. financial difficulty / hardships
5. family / personal problems affecting performance in or out of the classroom
Once received, a member of the Student Success Team will follow up with the student in 24-72 hours of your referral. Due to student privacy laws, Coker University may not be able to share specific information about your referral with you. If you would like to send an email about a student or situation, please address it to
If this is an emergency and you feel the student is a threat to him/herself or others, please call Coker University Campus Safety at 843-383-8140 immediately.
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Student's First Name
Student's Last Name
Reason for Referral (check all that apply)
Academic - Poor class attendance or change in class attendance patterns
Academic - Advisor concerns
Academic - Low / failing grades
Academic - Sudden change in mood / behavior / performance in class
Academic - Missing Assignments
Academic - Distracted in class
Academic - Distracting others in class
Personal - Residence Life issues (i.e. roommate conflict, dissatisfaction of living conditions, noise, etc.)
Personal - Issues with home life (i.e. divorce, illness of family member(s), unsupportive home environment, etc.)
Personal - Death of relative / close friend
Personal - Financial hardships (i.e. loss of scholarships, loss of job, family loss of job, etc.)
Personal - Difficulty transitioning into the college community (i.e. homesick, difficulty integrating socially, etc.)
Personal - Sudden change in mood / behavior / performance outside of class
Have you met with the student about this issue/challenge(s)?
Please use the space below to elaborate on the reason for this referral.
Be sure to include information on interactions with the student, attempts to contact them, family/friend history, etc.
Do you consider this referral a FYI or does this student need to meet with someone in the Student Success Center?
This student needs a meeting.
B.A. Program- Commuter
B.A. Program- Residential
I'm not sure.
I'm not sure
Do you think this student is considering leaving Coker University?
Yes, it is likely.
No, it is not likely.
I'm not sure.
What is your first name, last name and relationship to the student?
Is there any additional information you would like to share?
If you would like to get an update on the Student Success Center's interaction with the student, please provide an email below.
Would you like a copy of your responses?
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