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Student Guide to ICaP

The following guide is intended to serve as a reference for students who plan to be or are currently enrolled in an ICaP course.

About ICaP

  • What is ICaP?
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Reasons to Take (And Enjoy) Your Composition Course
  • First-Year Composition Self-Placement Guide

What to Expect

  • What Can I Expect from My ICaP Course?
  • The Workload
  • Participation
  • ICaP’s Common Assignment
  • Succeeding in First-Year Composition
  • Email

Grades and Feedback

  • What Kinds of Feedback Should I Expect to Receive?
  • Grading Policies
  • What Grades Mean
  • Grade Appeals
  • Procedure for ICaP Grade Reviews

Student Resources

  • What resources are available to me?
  • Technology
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Academic Services

ICaP Policies

  • What ICaP and University Policies Should I Know?
  • Registration: Drop/Add Procedures
  • Composition Credit Policies
  • Attendance
  • Use of Technology
  • Academic Honesty
  • Copyright Materials
  • Disability Resource Center Accommodations
  • Purdue University’s Nondiscrimination Policy
  • ICaP Student Decorum Policy
  • Conflicts and Complaints
  • Campus Emergencies