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Requirements for ThinkAchieve Designation on Transcript and Graduation Distinction

120 points from the following point earning options and a Senior Reflection on all point earning experiences:

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A)  Completion of designated Beyond the Classroom Courses or BTC Non-Academic Credit Bearing Experiences: Designated Courses can be found the class sections listing and have a Beyond the Classroom Attribute code. Twenty points will be awarded for each course. Ten points will be awarded for each of the Experiences that can be found on the BTC website.

B)  Campus and Community Events: Students attending ten Campus and Community Events in a semester can earn up to 20 points per semester. Up to 40 points may be earned through attending and reflecting on events. To participate, students must sign up at 551 Oak Street during the first two weeks of class.

C) Student proposals of Beyond the Classroom Learning on Campus or in the Community: Students can propose a project as a point-earning opportunity. Examples of this could include serving a campus organization, off-campus service or other experience that includes critical thinking and reflection. Up to 40 points may be earned through student proposals. A Beyond the Classroom Community Engagement Agreement must be completed before the experience begins.  

Senior Reflections may consist of : an e-portfolio, a PowerPoint presentation, a video, interview or other reflective document that evidences reflection on and integration of all point earning experiences.

Students earning 120 points and completing the Senior Reflection will receive:
1) A graduation award
2) Transcript Designation
3) Recognition at Graduation
4) An invitation to a Graduation Banquet

The Beyond the Classroom Semester Award

Students who complete at least 20 points in a semester from reflecting on participation in Campus and Community Events (section B above) also qualify for:
1) Priority registration during the following semester
2) An invitation to a celebratory dinner
3) A handsome Beyond the Classroom Semester Award, displayed below by a few winners, and signed by a UTC dignitary!

The Beyond the Classroom Semester Award and benefits can be earned up to two times.

 Beyond the Classroom Awards