Overview of Materials Award Options Accuplacer Assessment First-Time Registration Changing Course Schedule Tuition Due Dates Financial Aid Items Needed for First Day of Class Future Registration E-Services Today’s Agenda
Registration Packet Items Student Handbook Forms to Return Student Health Data Card Supplemental Data Sheet Overview of Materials
Associate of Science Degree (A.S.) Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) Diploma Certificate Award Options
Award options usually differ in the number of general education credits required for graduation. Required General Education A.S.A.A.S.DiplomaCertificate Composition I 3 credits Varies by Program Interpersonal Communications 3 credits Math/Science 4 Math credits and 3-4 Science credits 3-4 credits in either Math or Science - Electives (Goals 1-10) 16-18 credits5-6 credits3 credits 30 credits15 credits9 credits NOT ALL PROGRAMS FOLLOW THE ABOVE GUIDELINES. CHECK YOUR DEGREE AUDIT REPORT WHEN SELECTING GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES.
Student Change of Data Form If your personal information changes, you must submit a Change of Data form. Name Address Phone Email Major and/or Award Unsure? Ask your advisor if you need a Change of Data form. If your personal information changes, you must submit a Change of Data form. Name Address Phone Email Major and/or Award Unsure? Ask your advisor if you need a Change of Data form.
Reading Comprehension Sentence Skills Mathematics Arithmetic Elementary Algebra College Level Math Developmental Courses are Available to Help Students Raise their Academic Skills Accuplacer Assessment
DARS Report Student ID# and Name Accuplacer Scores Access Codes
Reading & Sentence Skills Sentence Skills Score 86 or higher 70-8569 or lower Reading Score 78 or higher College English English Essential then College English Basic English then English Essential then College English 77 or lower College Reading then College English College Reading then English Essential then College English College Reading and Basic English then English Essential then College English
Mathematics Accuplacer Score Prerequisite Math Course Arithmetic Score ≤ 55 Basic Mathematics Arithmetic Score ≥ 56 & Elementary Algebra Score ≤ 50 Basic Mathematics Intro to Algebra Elementary Algebra Score 51-75 Intro to Algebra Intermediate Algebra Elementary Algebra Score ≥ 76 & College Level Math Score ≤ 49 Intermediate Algebra Statistics Math for Liberal Arts Elementary Algebra Score ≥ 76 & College Level Math Score ≥ 50 Intermediate Algebra College Algebra College Trigonometry College AlgebraBeginning Calculus College Algebra AND College Trigonometry Technical Calculus
Accuplacer Scorec Prerequisite Math Course Arithmetic Score ≤ 55 Basic Mathematics Arithmetic Score ≥ 56 or higher & Elementary Algebra Score ≤ 50 Basic Mathematics Introduction to Algebra Elementary Algebra Score 51-75 Introduction to Algebra Intermediate Algebra Elementary Algebra Score ≥ 76 & College Level Math Score ≤ 49 Intermediate Algebra Statistics Math for Liberal Arts Elementary Algebra Score ≥ 76 & College Level Math Score ≥ 50 Intermediate Algebra College Algebra MCollege Trigonometry College AlgebraBeginning Calculus College Algebra AND College Trigonometry Technical Calculus DCTC Math Course Placement
Tutoring Services Individual and group tutoring **Free of charge** Improve Accuplacer Scores Test Preparation Assistance Math and English Tutoring Learning Center Room 2-141 651-423-8420
Student ID & Access Code Advisor Assistance Registration Process First-Time Registration
Register Via E-Services 1.Register via E-Services using your: a. Student ID number b. Access Code c. Password (birthdate in YYMMDD format) * password must be a minimum of eight characters and use at least one number, letter, and a symbol 2.Print your schedule before you leave
Add a Course Drop a Course Withdrawal From a Course Withdrawal From all Courses Change of Course Schedule
Add Courses You can add courses during the first 5 days of the semester if space is available Complete an Add Form in Student Services or register online Obtain a fee statement and pay for the credits
Drop Courses You can drop courses within the first 5 days of the semester Complete a Drop Form in Student Services or via E-Services Students who receive financial aid should speak with their advisor to see if their financial aid will be affected
Withdraw from a Course You may withdraw between the 2 nd and 15 th week of the semester Complete a Course Withdrawal Form in Student Services You will receive a ‘W’ on your transcript No refund
Withdraw from College Students who withdraw from all courses by formal notification to Student Services may receive a refund 100%Day 1-5 of semester 75% Day 6-10 of semester 50% Day 11-15 of semester 25% Day 16-20 of semester No refund after 20 th day of semester See policy on refund schedule for courses lasting less than 10 weeks You will receive a ‘W’ on your transcript
Tuition and Fee Payments Spring Due Date December 19, 2014 IMPORTANT: Tuition statements are not mailed out. Balance details are available through e-Services under “Bills and Payment”.
Tuition Payment Options Students must take one of the following actions before the tuition due date: Make Full Payment Enroll in Payment Plan Have Active FAFSA on file w/DCTC Students who do not make arrangements for payment may be dropped from their courses
Payment Plan Information 3 Simple Steps to Enroll 1. Login to e-Services 2. Click “Bills and Payments” tab 3. Click “Enroll in a payment plan” **$30 payment plan fee
Courses Cancelled for Non-Payment Log into e-Services and click on “Bills and Payment.” If you see a RED STOP SIGN, your classes may be dropped for failing to meet payment requirements. If you see a GREEN GO SIGN, your classes have been secured. You will not be dropped from your courses.
Complete the Free Application for Student Aid ( FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov DCTC’s School Code = 010402 Review Student Aid Report (SAR) The SAR summarizes the data submitted on your FAFSA and indicates your Expected Family Contribution Available 3-5 days after FAFSA is submitted Financial Aid Process
If your FAFSA is selected for Verification, or if additional information is needed, you will be notified via email. No further action can be taken on your application until this documentation is received After processing the required documentation, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Letter via email Financial Aid Awards can also be found through e-Services. Financial Aid Verification
Grants automatically apply to your student account after the start of the semester based on the number of credits you register for. Loans require 3 additional steps before they are applied to your student account. Your award letter provides directions for completing the loan process. Contact your advisor if you have Financial Aid questions. Financial Aid Award Letter
Choose from 3 Options for your refunds: Direct deposit into a HigherOne account Direct deposit into an existing bank account Paper check mailed to your address **Look for myDCTCcard and directions in the mail within a couple weeks of registering for courses Refunds
Student ID (obtained in Library) Parking Permit (obtained in Student Services) Books and Materials (obtained in bookstore or www.dctcbookstore.com) Items needed first day of class
Email is the Official Method of Communication at DCTC College-related information, including important course details, are emailed Be sure to provide DCTC with your current email address and notify Student Services should it change Check this account regularly Communication at DCTC
If you register for an online or online enhanced course, you may attend an Online Tutorial Session Instructional Technology Center (ITC) Room 2-102 or TBD www.onlinedctc.com Online Tutorial Sessions
Future Registration Set-up an appointment with your faculty advisor to select courses and obtain your access code – make sure to bring your DARS report to this meeting Advising Week is March 2nd – 6th, 2015 Register online for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 classes starting the week of March 9th **Your faculty advisor’s name will be displayed on your DARS Report along with the following: Office Location, Phone Number, Email
Role of Advisors FACULTY ADVISOR Located in faculty office in/near program area Assist students to register in all future semesters Advise on matters related to the specific program they instruct Aware of industry trends and opportunities ENROLLMENT ADVISOR Located in Student Services Assist students to register for their first semester Advise on financial aid, assigned programs, policies and procedures Serve as an advisor for students who are Pre-Majors or enrolled in Individualized Studies ENROLLMENT ADVISOR Located in Student Services Assist students to register for their first semester Advise on financial aid, assigned programs, policies and procedures Serve as an advisor for students who are Pre-Majors or enrolled in Individualized Studies
E-Services ID or User name: Student ID # Initial Password: birth date in the format YYMMDD or the last 6 digits of your SSN. You will be asked to change your password after initial log in. Dashboard Action items Current class schedule Financial aid information Account Management Change user name, password, address, phone number, and e-mail address Enter demographic information Courses & Registration Find, add, and drop courses View class schedule Grades and Transcript Check semester grades View Interactive Degree Audit Report (DARS) Financial Aid View tracking letter View award letter Request loans Bills and Payments View semester charges Make a payment
Meet with your advisor & select courses Move to computer lab and register Have your Student ID, PIN number, and Access Code available Print a copy of your class schedule Next Steps… Thank you for choosing DAKOTA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE