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ACADEMIC DIFFERENT POPULATIONS

·        COLLEGE NOW STUDENT   High school students are selected based on ACT or Compass scores to take their last two years of classes in engineering on campus   After completion, he/she will receive a high school diploma from his/her home school and a two-year associate degree from NC State. 

·        DIRECTIONS STUDENT   Any student who is required to take a developmental reading, writing, or math class based on scores from Compass test, ASSET test or ACT test.

·        DUAL ENROLLMENT STUDENT   Student takes college classes that are offered at his/her high school to receive high school and college credit. 

·        PROBATIONARY STUDENT   Any student whose GPA is below a 2.0.  A student cannot register classes online while on probation.  After three quarters below a 2.0, the student will probably be dismissed from the college.  See college catalog for restrictions.

·        PSEO STUDENT  (Post secondary option) Student is still attending high school.  Student can not register online.

·        SENIORS TO SOPHOMORE STUDENT   Post secondary student who completes his/her senior year at the college including classes that qualify for high school English and government.  Students are selected each year based on ACT or Compass scores.

·        TECH PREP STUDENT   Student has taken his/her last two high school years at a career center and focused on one career or job training.  The student may receive transfer credit at NC State. 

·        TRANSFER STUDENT   A student who has transfer credit from another college to transfer here or is taking classes here to transfer to another college.  You can use the website http //www.transfer.org.  to evaluate classes.

·        TRANSIENT/GUEST STUDENT   A student who is attending another college and wants to take a class here, usually in the summer, to transfer to his/her college.

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ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES & PROCEDURES MANUAL   http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/media/PDF/policies/policiesmanual_toc.pdf

 

ASSESSMENT   http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/student-success-center/assessments.html

·        ACT   The following ACT scores are needed to test out of developmental classes and to not need to take the Compass test   RDG 18, WRT 22, MTH 21.

·        ASSET   This is a timed, paper and pencil version of the Compass test.  It is used instead of the Compass at the student’s request. 

·        COMPASS   An “untimed” assessment of reading, writing, and math skills given on the computer. Student may not be required to take all three parts based on his/her ACT scores or high school Compass test.  Student needs the following scores to test out of all developmental classes   RDG 80, WRT 81, MTH pre-ALG 61 & ALG 31. 

·        COMPUTER LITERACY   A keyboarding test and a computer test of 4 core competency areas – Internet, Email, Window XP, and Word 2007.  Student needs to type 24 wpm and receive 85% on the competency section.  This assessment is a prerequisite for CIS and DMT classes.  The student may retest on the core competency for a $15.00 fee and retest the keyboarding test for free.

·        CSI (COLLEGE STUDENT INVENTORY)   An assessment of 14 areas of motivation that a student self-reports on in the FYE161 class.  Student reviews results with a SSC advisor to assess strengths and challenges and to set goals.

·        DISCOVER TEST   This online assessment measures a student’s interests, abilities, and values.  These results then guide the student in selection of majors/careers.  This is required in all FYE classes as part of the Career Project.

·        NET/HOBET   Nurse Entrance Test or Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test is required for most health majors.  The timed test covers reading, basic math (without the use of a calculator), learning styles, stress management, and study preferences.  A practice book may be purchased at the Campus Bookstore or borrowed from the Bromfield Library.  The cost of the test is $40; students register at the Cashier’s Office.  This test can be taken several times to try for a higher score.

BOOKSTORE   419-747-5401 – Carla Butdorff, manager;

            Hours            Monday – Tuesday            9 00 – 7 00

                                    Wednesday – Friday         9 00 – 4 00

                                    Saturday & Sunday                       Closed

           

BUS SCHEDULE      

To begin Monday, August 30, 2010

SHELBY TIME SCHEDULE

*A little time built into schedule to allow for ADA route deviation.

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CALENDAR   http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/academics/academic-calendar.html

CAREER EXPLORATION   Troy Shutler, Coordinator of Career Services, is located in 102Kee Hall.  He assists students with changing a major, searching the job market, writing resumes, and interviewing skills.  http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/student-services/career-services.html

CURRICULUM WORKSHEETS   Students should take classes from their original curriculum worksheet unless they changed majors or were out of the college for four consecutive quarters.  Current worksheets are located F /ncstate.doc/current curriculum.  http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/academics/degrees/associate-degrees.html

 

CASHIER INFORMATION   755-4877

 

DISABILITY SERVICES   Sandra Luckie, 755-4727,  located 138 Kee Hall, is the Coordinator of Specialized Support- Services.  She arranges accommodations such as a reader, writer, quiet room, etc. for students with physical or learning disabilities.

 

DIVISIONS WITH CHAIRS & PROGRAM DIRECTORS

            BUSINESS, LIBERAL ARTS, & EDUCATION

            DEAN   Greg Timberlake, 4740, B-209

            BUSINESS   J. Jacquet, 4540, F-137

            ENGLISH   D. Hysell, 4894, B-253

            HUMANITIES   Janny Nauman, 5654, B-219

            MATH   J. Falls, 4852, B-257

           

            HEALTH & PUBLIC SERVICE

            DEAN   Jim Hull, 4850, HS-205

            NURSING   J. Boeckman, 4823, HS-203         

            ALLIED HEALTH   R. Slabodnick, 4891, HS-324

            PUBLIC SERVICE  

 

            TECHNOLOGY & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

            INTERIM DEAN   Dave Cardwell, 4732, AT-156

            TECHNOLOGY   R. Storms, 4715, AT-158

            WORKFORCE   N. Kukay, 4549, AT-160

            COMMUNITY EDUCATION  

 

FINANCIAL INFORMATION   http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/financial-aid.html

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FORMS

CBE (Credit by Exam)  http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/admissions/credit-by-exam.html

            Change of Major Form

            Change of Status Form

            Course Substitute Form

            FERPA Release

            Drop/Add Form

            Financial Aid 150% Rule or Second Degree

            MAP Signature Form

            Overload Form

            Prerequisite Waiver Form

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PAID FEE STICKER/IDENTIFICATION CARD    Students can get a “paid fee sticker” at the Cashier’s Office after quarter fees are paid or after the first payment of the “Deferred Payment Plan” to take to the Campus Rec for a photo ID.  http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/student-services/identification-cards.html

 

PERSONAL COUNSELING   Students are referred to New Directions in Mansfield for personal counseling.  Staff or faculty can help the student with the referral, but Sandra Luckie in Disability Services should be notified of the referral.  Students are allowed six visits paid by the College.  http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/student-success-center/personal-counseling.html

 

PHONE NUMBERS   The College phone list is updated the first week of every quarter.  http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/academics/health-science-and-public-service-division/faculty-and-staff.html

 

PLATO LAB   Sections 15, 16, and 35 of developmental math classes (MTH100, 102, & 103) are located in a computer setting in F-103.  The five hour class consists of a 2 hour lecture and a minimum 3 hour self-paced lab per week. 

 

POLICIES & PROCEDURES MANUAL   http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/media/PDF/policies/policiesmanual_toc.pdf

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PROBATION   Any student whose GPA falls below a 2.00 is on academic probation.  After three quarters below a 2.0, the student will probably be dismissed from the college.  See College Catalog for restrictions.  (A probationary student can not register online.)   http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/academics/policies/probation-and-dismissal.html

 

REGISTRATION   Completed online by all students except, Directions, Probation, and PSEO students.

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SAM   Student Success Advising Mentor

SSC- Advising Mentors

 

First Contact          Phone

Backup  Contact

 

             Bev Walker

AA/AS

Vicky

4764

4786

 

Accounting

Rose

4854

4786

 

Bioscience

Eric  &all

4717

4786

 

Bus Administration, Finance,

International, Marketing,

Rose

4854

4786

 

Computer

Rose

4854

4786

 

CRJ/POA

Becky

4547

4786

 

DA/ Graphics/Video Animation/Web

Rose

4854

4786

 

Early Childhood/Admin/Pre-K/ Infant

Eric

4717

4786

 

Electronic ENR

Jim

4751

4786

 

Health Science Technology

Eric

4717

4786

 

Human Services

Doug

4764

4786

 

Engineerin Design (Drafting)

Jim

4751

4786

 

Tool 'n Die

Jim

4751

4786

 

Mechanical ENR

Jim

4751

4786

 

RN/LPN

Eric & all

4717

4786

 

PLG

Becky

4547

4786

 

PTA

Georgann

4858

4786

 

RAD

Georgann

4858

4786

 

RES

Georgann

4858

4786

 

OTA

Georgann

4858

4786

 

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SCOR  (SCHEDULE & ORIENTATION)  After new or returning students meet with an academic advisor in the Student Success Center, they are scheduled for a group orientation.  This is a power point presentation to inform students of important campus information.  At this time, students schedule their classes.

 

SEMESTER CONVERSION COURSES  

 

SOLUTIONS   This is a free program on campus designed to build strengths in the areas of math, reading, and writing.  Students are referred to the program based on their Compass scores; they retest after working several weeks with Kristin Arnold, the instructor.

 

STUDENT RECORDS   http //www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/student-records.html

 

SUCCESS UNLIMITED   This is a free program on campus required by Jobs and Family Services that helps students prepare for the workforce or get ready for college by brushing up on basic skills, writing resumes, doing job searches, etc.  FYE161 is offered for free as part of the course.  Julie Korbas is the coordinator for the program.

 

TAA   Trade Adjustment Act pays for fulltime college or trade school tuition to retrain dislocated workers.  A yearly planner has to be made by an advisor in the SSC for every course the student needs to complete for the degree.  This has to be sent to the Cashier’s Office for contract approval and then to Jobs and Family Services.  Once approved, student should not alter schedule without first discussing change with SSC Academic Advisor.

 

TUTORING   Barb Keener is the Tutoring Coordinator for the Tutoring Center located in 119 Fallerius.  Tutors work with students in all subject areas and help review for Compass, NET/HOBET, Computer Literacy, and keyboarding.

 

WIA   Workforce Investment Act is for dislocated workers or workers who leave on their on accord; money comes from the state.  Student must complete the program in 36 months.  No yearly planner is required.

 

            

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