New Student Information Orientation Presentation Other Resources www.ucclermont.edu/Students/new_students.html
Orientation Order of Events Info Session Advising Session Registration of Classes
School Closures • During periods of inclement weather The University’s offices and facilities may be closed for part or all of a workday. • Please visit www.ucclermont.edu or watch your local news for up to date closure information. • If the University of Cincinnati is closed, UC Clermont College is closed as well. However, there are some occasions when the University is open but UC Clermont College is closed. Please be sure to listen/look for both.
Emergency Text Message • As part of a comprehensive effort to inform our community of any emergencies that might arise on campus, the University of Cincinnati offers an emergency text messaging service. • UC Public Safety will use the system at their discretion if there is an imminent threat to the safety and security of the campus community or to announce a weather-related university closing. • The university will test the system quarterly to determine if it is working properly, but you will not receive non-emergency or advertising messages. UC will not sell your information. • Visit www.onestop.uc.edu to sign up to receive emergency texts.
You are a UC Student You have the same rights & privileges of a student at UC’s “uptown” campus. Access includes Bearcats tickets and over 200 clubs.
UC Student ID Card Will be available on the UC Clermont campus at the office of Public Safety. (Snyder building, room 170)
Technology at UC Wireless Campus Open Computer Lab / Snyder 164 Discounted Software @ Bookstore 300+ Computers
One Stop Student Services www.onestop.uc.edu The one place to go to get everything ‘UC’.
CLICK HERE TO: view class offerings register for classes view my schedule get my grades get my degree audit more …
CLICK HERE TO: view & pay my bill create parent/payer password direct deposit my refunds sign up for payment plan waive my health insurance
Health Insurance Coverage • Any student who registers for six (6) credit hours or more will automatically be provided with University Health coverage. • If you are already covered by health insurance that is equal to or greater than University Health Insurance, go to www.onestop.uc.edu by October 7, 2011 to waive UC’s Student Health insurance. • If you are not already covered by health insurance and register for six (6) credit hours or more, you will be charged a fee each quarter for UC’s Student Health insurance. For more information, please visit http://www.uc.edu/uhs/student_health_insurance. html • *If you are covered by VAMC, please go to UC Clermont’s Cashier’s Office to waive your University Health coverage.
apply for aid check my aid sign my loan note get loan counseling more … CLICK HERE TO:
Financial Aid • What is it? Grants, Loans, Scholarships, other Financial Awards used to pay for some/all of your college bill. • Are you eligible? YES! • How do you get Financial Aid? Fill out the FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (determines grants and loans). • Where do I get a FAFSA? Fill out online: www.fafsa.ed.gov or on campus at a UC Clermont FAFSA workshop. • What next? You’ll receive an award offer from UC’s Financial Aid Office via Uconnect (Student E-mail account). • Get the $$$ Go to www.onestop.uc.edu and click on ‘check my aid’ to accept &/or decline your financial aid award = grants &/or loans.
Full-time/Part-time Status • 12-18 hours is full-time. • Tuition is the same for 12-18 hours. • Less than 12 hours is part-time: • Financial aid, scholarships, athletic eligibility, and insurance may be affected. • Taking 19 credit hours or more will result in a per hour surcharge and must be approved by your academic advisor.
Payment Payment for the quarter is due 10 days before the first day of the quarter. Autumn Quarter classes start on September 21, 2011.
Residency Reciprocity (in-state tuition) is not automatic • Go to www.uc.edu and search ‘reciprocity’. • Fill out the required form or your bill will show higher ‘out-of-state’ charges.
Academic and University Calendars Dates & Deadlines for Registration, Withdrawal, Fees and Refunds CLICK HERE TO:
Withdrawal • Formally dropping a class • Can’t be done via phone, e-mail, or word of mouth • Must be done online • Contact Registration with any questions If not formally dropped, you will receive a ‘UW’ (unofficial withdraw) = F. ‘UW’ can have a lasting effect on your financial aid.
X Grade • An “X” grade is a non-participation grade • Participation is determined by each instructor and can include attendance or coursework submission • If you register for classes and never attend or fail to participate • You will receive an “X” grade • “X” grades can be issued even if you withdraw from the class • If you receive financial aid and receive an “X” grade
X Grade • You will be billed to pay back the financial aid awarded to you for each class with an “X” grade. This would include returning any refund money you may have already received. • You will be blocked from registering for future classes, receiving an official UC transcript, or grade report • You will incur late fees until the outstanding balance is paid in full • You will not get any financial aid from ANY institution of higher learning in the United States until the bill is paid in full
DRAFT Financial Aid Walk-in Hours June 13 thru September 3 Mondays: 9am -11am; 2pm – 5:30pm Tuesdays: 9am – 11am; 2pm – 5:30pm Wednesdays: 2pm – 4pm Thursdays: 9am – 11am; 2pm – 4pm Fridays: 9am – 1pm
Click on UC Tools Blackboard One Stop Libraries Student E-mail UCMail UC File Space
DRAFT Services on Campus Advising Disability Services Career Services Learning Center CLEP Testing Library College Success Program Public Safety COMPASS Counseling Veteran Affairs
Advising Select a Major Which classes? Graduation process & paperwork Transfer pathways
SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator • SmarterMeasure is a test (approx. 25 min) to help students and their advisors evaluate the student’s readiness for an online and/or technology rich courses • A diagnostic tool that will help the student assess their strengths and weaknesses related to online and/or technology-rich learning • Students are not prevented from registering for online classes
Semester Conversion GET READY! UC is moving to semesters in Fall 2012 See your advisor, declare a major, and get your IAP (Individual Advising Plan) Complete any sequences of courses! (Foreign Language, Sciences, English, Math, etc.) www.uc.edu/conversion Questions? Call 513-732-5319
Career Services Not sure about your major? Get help deciding at Career Services Your source for jobs, internships, and career advice Beth Bamber Jones105 * 513-732-5277
CLEP TestingCollege Level Examination Program CLEP is a series of exams that allows college students to earn college credits for learning that has occurred outside of class, at a fraction of tuition costs. For further information regarding the CLEP test itself, please visit: http://www.collegeboard.com/CLEP For information about UC Clermont’s CLEP policies and procedures, please visit: http://www/ucclermont.edu/PlacementTest/clep.html Be sure to check with your Academic Advisor for questions on how CLEP testing might help you!!!
The College Success Program Builds a Bridge to College Success • The College Success Program provides academic advising through a faculty advisor with extra support from an Achievement Coach. • Your Achievement Coach: • -Provides strong academic support and personal encouragement • -Works with students to build: • time management skills • note taking strategies • study strategies • test taking skills • -Refers you to additional resources for academic and personal needs both on and off campus • -Works with professors, faculty advisors, and staff to eliminate educational barriers Barbara Wallace Director of College Success Program 513-732-5279 Barbara.Wallace@uc.edu Linsey Koeritz Achievement Coach 513-732-5316 Linsey.Koeritz@uc.edu
COMPASS Counseling Services Helping Students Navigate Life’s Challenges Monday & Tuesday 8:30am — 4:30pm Wednesday & Thursday 9am — 5:00pm First Wednesday of each month 8:30-11:30am & 3:30-8:30pm Enrollment & Student Services, Room 201(513) 732-5263
Disability Services Jennifer Radt Disability Services 513-732-5327 Student Services 101
The Learning Center • Free Tutoring • Supplemental Instruction • Other Academic Support McDonough Hall, Room 100
Library • Assistancewith research • Quiet study spaces • Textbooks • Welcoming environment
Public Safety513-732-5295 or 513-732-5200 • Keys locked in car • Need a jump start • Desire an escort to car Contact via Phone, Help Phones or at the Information Desk
P P HELP PHONES DIRECT DIAL TO UC POLICE AVAILABLE 24 / 7 / 365 P P P WEST PARKING LOT
Public Safety732-5295 or 732-5200 Safety Tips: • Never leave belongings unattended • Report any unusual behavior • Give a copy of your schedule to parent(s)/family/friends in case of an emergency • Stay informed; stay alert; stay safe
Parking Students park in ‘white’ stalls Faculty/Staff park in ‘yellow’ stalls Handicapped parking is ‘blue’ Car Pool (Permit ONLY) is ‘green’
Veteran Affairs www.uc.edu/registrar/veterans_educational_benefits.htm Jeff Bosworth Director, Veteran Affairs Jones Building, room 024 Jeffrey.Bosworth@uc.edu
UC East UC East is a satellite campus of UC Clermont College. Some courses and programs are offered at UC East.
Edith Peter Jones Building Athletics Office Bookstore Cougar Café Student Lounge Student Life Office
Advising SessionforStudentsParents/Family Members/Friends attend Support Session
Majors Career / Technical Associate Degrees Transition / Transfer Oriented Associate Degrees Undecided / Undeclared Majors Non-Degree Transfer Options Allied Health Majors: please schedule appointment through Allied Health area
Advising Session Family and friends stay in the Auditorium for special information session Students will meet your academic advisor & then schedule your classes Students and family members will meet in the student lounge balcony after Registration