The University of
Cincinnati Blue Ash College announced on Tuesday a new policy that will go into effect
for freshman students who enroll for the 2014-15 academic year.
The college said the policy
requires that all freshmen earn at least 24 credits before they are allowed to
enroll in a class at UC's Clifton or
The college said the new policy was
created to help support the success of incoming freshman.
"A small but growing
trend has developed as more students are being referred to UC Blue Ash after
initially seeking admission to the Clifton campus but not qualifying
academically," the college said. "Some of these students were still finding a way to take
some or all of their classes in Clifton. Their grades often suffered as a
at UC Blue Ash will still be allowed to live in the residence halls in Clifton.
They can also continue use the free shuttles that travel
between the Blue Ash and Clifton campuses Monday through Friday.
The college said exceptions to the
policy will be considered for special circumstances but they will be rare and
will require approval.