Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Dean Tifton Campus Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs Becky RichardsonTina Strickland
Online Education Online Director Peggy Wilson 229-217-4227 http://www.moultrietech.edu/online Available Courses Hardware/Software Requirements Policies and Procedures Instructor E-mail Addresses Business Administrative Technology Computer Support Specialist Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting, and Radiologic Technology Core Courses Marketing Early Childhood Care & Ed. Accounting General Education Distance Ed. Specialist Katie Harrison 229-217-4172
Online Attendance Students are required to attend online courses for the first five consecutive days of the semester excluding weekends. The following activities constitute attendance: · Email message(s) to the instructor · Submission of course assignments · Course correspondence (i.e. phone conversations, mail, fax, etc.) Students are required to communicate with their instructors at least 3 times per week using one of the methods mentioned above for the duration of the course. Online Orientation The MTC Online Department offers online orientation sessions for new students taking online courses. For orientation information, please contact the online department at email@example.com or visit the online department on the Veterans Parkway Campus in Room 220B.
Admissions…Welcome! We are excited that you are now a vital part of Moultrie Technical College! Your role as student provides you with your own confidential, unique, and personal information. This information can be found on your acceptance letter and is listed below: Student ID: Your ID number (9000#####) Student Status: Indicates your student type Advisor: Your advisor’s name Program Level: The credential you are seeking (degree, diploma, certificate of credit) Program of Study: Your major (according to our records) Admit Status: Indicates if you require learning support classes How to set up your student email account Make note of your student ID number. It will be used on all forms and documents you complete at MTC, including logging into your Banner Student Web accounts, and to identify yourself in all college communications.
Student Email All MTC applicants receive a MTC Student E-Mail account. MTC e-mail account activation is within 7 days after admission acceptance has occurred. If you have questions, feel free to communicate with our Student Affairs staff via student email. Login Instructions To access your student e-mail: Go to the MTC Home Page (www.moultrietech.edu) Look in the top right section of the screen for the “Student Email” tab Click on the tab
Use the following login information to access your new MTC email account: Username: first initial of the first name, entire last name, last 4 digits of your student id number (9000#) (Example: John Doe 900012345 = jdoe2345) Password: your 8 digit birth date (Example: Date of birth - February 14, 1994 (02141994) ***You will be prompted to change this password the first time you login*** Your MTC Student ID# is: __________________________ Your new email address is:firstname.lastname@example.org Student Email
CHANGE OF PROGRAM Students who wish to change their program of study will need to complete an application for the new program in the Admissions Office. A new advisor will be assigned when a student changes programs. Additional testing may be required.
Office of Registrar Official Transcripts may be sent through the Registrar’s Office. To have your official transcript sent, complete the “Request for Official Transcript” form available online or in the Registrar’s office, or request your transcript through BannerWeb. The cost for each official transcript is $5.00. The Bookstore will accept your payment via mail, telephone, or in person at the Tifton or Veterans Parkway Campus. Unofficial transcripts can be printed by the student from their Banner Web account. Prior to graduation, all students must complete a graduation form obtained from their advisor. This form must be turned in to the Registrar’s Office one semester in advance.
Drop/Add Students may add a course(s) to an existing schedule during the first five (5) days of the semester. Students may drop or withdraw from a course(s) to an existing schedule during the first three (3) days of the semester. Students must contact the program advisor to drop or add a course. Contact Financial Aid before withdrawing.
No Show Students who do not attend class within the first 3 days will be withdrawn from class. You are expected to attend class beginning the first day of the semester. Students taking online courses must log onto the online course the first day of class.
Withdrawal from Class Please notify your instructor if you wish to withdraw from class. There are no refunds for withdrawing from classes after the third day of the semester. Online students must email their instructors about withdrawing from class. Contact Financial Aid prior to withdrawing if you are concerned about how it might affect your financial status.
Course by Exemption Discuss exemption with advisor Obtain Exemption Form from the Registrar’s Office Arrange test with instructor Cost is 25% of tuition cost of class A minimum score of 70 is required You do not have to be registered for the course you are attempting to exempt You cannot exempt a course in which you have previously been enrolled
Graduation Requirements Complete your chosen program of study Attain a GPA of at least 2.0 in the program of study Verify your account records are clear Pay a $35.00 graduation fee Complete the MTC Graduate Exit Survey Submit a completed graduation application form to the Registrar’s Office a full semester in advance of your expected completion date Visit the Career Placement Office
President’s List: *A full-time student taking at least 12 credit hours * 4.0 GPA * No work ethic below 2.0 Merit List: * A full-time student taking at least 12 credit hours * 3.5-3.99 GPA * No work ethic below 2.0 Academic Honors
Academic Probation Student fails to attain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA in his/her program of study or fails to attain at least a 2.0 each semester. Academic Suspension Student fails to remove academic probation status in his/her program of study for two consecutive semesters.
Financial Aid - A Few Notes! Many of our students are eligible for some type of financial aid. You can apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. All students should renew their financial aid each year prior to FALL Semester by completing a new FAFSA. Judi Lovvorn Financial Aid Director
Completing the Financial Aid Authorization through BannerWeb Students who wish to use their financial aid funds to pay MTC fees (in addition to mandatory tuition and fees) should complete the Online Authorization process. Fees that are not authorized by the student to be paid with financial aid funds will become the student’s responsibility to self-pay. See the following BannerWeb pages for easy authorization…
1. From MTC Website, select BannerWeb link.
2. Enter Secure Login Area and Login
3. Select Student Services & Financial Aid
4. Select Financial Aid Student Authorization
5. Select Authorize Pell Grant
6. Click “I Authorize This Transaction”
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) All students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards to remain eligible for financial aid. At a minimum a student MUST: Earn a GPA of at least a 2.0 (C) for each semester. Successfully complete 67% or two-thirds of attempted coursework. Complete their program within 150% of the time normally required for the program. The full SAP policy is available in the Student Catalog, Student Handbook and on the MTC website under Financial Aid.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Students who fail to meet SAP standards for two semesters will have their financial aid suspended until they are in compliance with the SAP standards. Students with extenuating circumstances may appeal a financial aid suspension by providing documentation to the Financial Aid Office.
Checks, Withdrawals, and More Financial Aid refund checks are issued approximately the 4 th week of the term. Students interested in Direct Deposit should visit the Business Office to complete appropriate paperwork or visit the MTC website at and click Pay Online. Students wishing to make schedule adjustments should contact the Financial Aid Office prior to withdrawing, as changes in enrollment hours and/or withdrawals from class can have a negative impact on financial aid awards. If aid is reduced due to schedule changes, the student may owe a refund back to MTC for unearned aid. Student’s financial aid information may be retrieved from the secure login area on Banner Web. www.moultrietech.edu
HOPE Program Students using HOPE Grant funds will be required to have a 3.0 (B) GPA at the end of 30 and 60 paid semester hours in order to continue eligibility. HOPE Scholar students must have a 3.0 (B) GPA at 30, 60, and 90 attempted semester hours and at the end of each Spring Semester to continue eligibility. HOPE Program caps are as follows: * 63 HOPE Grant paid semester hours * 127 HOPE Scholar attempted semester hours *127 HOPE Combined paid semester hours The HOPE Program pays $60.75 per credit hour for eligible students.
Payment Please note that all fees must be paid by the Fee Payment Deadline (first day of class) of each term, including fees due after financial aid payments have been applied. Students may pay online, in the bookstore, or may establish a payment plan. To access the payment plan, visit the MTC Website at and click Pay Online to complete the payment plan process, or you may call the Business Office for assistance at (229) 217-4186. Students with unpaid fees after the Fee Payment Deadline will be administratively dropped from class for non-payment and will be unable to complete the term. www.moultrietech.edu
Career Services The Career Services staff is committed to assisting students and graduates of Moultrie Technical College in their search for meaningful employment upon completion of their degree, diploma, or certificate of credit programs. Services Offered to Students and Graduates Resume writing assistance Personalized job counseling On-Line job searches Job announcements MTCjoblink for students Resource library Job Fairs Job Search Skills Workshops (including online workshops) Employability Skills Assistance Company/Industry Information
Career Services Office Hours Moultrie - Veterans Parkway Campus - Building A Monday & Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Please call our office at (229) 217-4149 to set up an appointment. Tifton Campus - Main Office - Room 111 Wednesday &Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Please call our office at (229) 391-2611 to set up an appointment.
Career Placement Veteran’s Assistance Bridgett Adams Cindy Murray Tifton 229-391-2611 229-217-4131 Moultrie 229-217-4149 ADA Coordinator Lisa Newton 229-217-4132 For assistance please contact a representative in the following departments: Workforce Investment Act Cindy Baker 229-217-4166 Special Programs
Disability Services Students requiring special classroom accommodations due to a documented disability should contact Lisa Newton, Disability Services Coordinator, at the beginning of the semester. Lisa Newton Disability Services Coordinator (229) 217-4132 Office A 141 Veterans Parkway Campus, Moultrie email@example.com
MTC POLICIES Dress Code Because of safety and other concerns, in some programs, a professional dress code must be adhered to and enforced. For example, some programs will require lab coats, uniforms, or long garments to protect the skin. The following regulations shall be observed to cultivate a proper attitude toward dress and grooming by the student: Shoes are to be worn at all times. Longer knee length types of shorts such as dress shorts, bermudas, and culottes are acceptable. Short shorts and running/gym shorts are not permitted. Cleanliness of person and clothing is required. Use of offensive, obscene, and/or abusive words or symbols on clothing is not permitted. Tank tops, halter tops, tube tops, or other top garments defined as skimpy, scooped at the neck and shoulder, and/or showing excessive amounts of skin are types of inappropriate dress. See the Student Handbook & Catalog for more information.
Appearance Cooperation Attendance Organizational Skills Attitude Productivity Character Respect Communication Teamwork Work Ethics R E M E M B E R you are graded on your work ethic.
Insurance Students in Practical Nursing, EMT, Radiologic Technology, Medical Assisting, Neuromuscular Therapist, Surgical Technology, Cosmetology, Early Childhood Care & Education and other health care programs must have liability insurance in order to participate in the clinical training portion of their programs. This insurance is purchased by the college in a group policy and paid annually by an individual student fee. Each degree, diploma, or certificate of credit student is required to purchase student insurance on a semester basis while enrolled at MTC. To file a claim, report to the Office of Administrative Services.
Criminal Records Check Requirement Early Childhood Care & Education All Allied Health Programs Drug Testing Requirement All Allied Health Programs Commercial Truck Driving
Student Organizations National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) Advisor: Udella Spicer Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Advisors: Pierre Rogers Susan Davis Ben Rehberg Roentgen Ray Advisor: Alfred Jones Student Leadership Council (SLC) Advisors: Robert Norman David Buckholts SkillsUSA Advisors: Lynn Tanner Ubaldo Gonzales Rebecca Clark Cari Colby Electronics & Amateur Radio Club Advisor: Andy Clark Student Life Coordinator Dana Lewis 229-891-7027
Tutoring services are available with Lynda Tompkins firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com VPC SAC Hours - Room A213 Monday & Wednesday: 8:00 am -12:00 pm 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Tuesday & Thursday: 9:30 am -10:00 am 11:30 am -12:00 pm 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Friday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Tifton Campus SAC Hours - Room A141 Monday - Thursday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Friday: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Student Academic Center
MTC Bookstore Students who are pre-registered may purchase books the day before classes begin using PELL, cash, check, debit card, Visa or MasterCard. Students may return books within 10 days of purchase. Books must be unopened with receipt. Bookstore hours change throughout the semester. Call 229-217-4151 or 229-391-2605 for information. Students must have a booklist from their advisor before purchasing books.
Student I.D. Processing New Student ID’S Your Student ID number is required! ID Processing generally begins the week after Drop/Add. Contact library personnel for scheduling. VPC—Udella Spicer, Director (229-217-4159) firstname.lastname@example.org IDC—Sue Stephenson, Librarian (229-217-4208 ) email@example.com Tifton —Priscilla Hunter, Librarian (229-391-2623) firstname.lastname@example.org
Security on Campus SAFETY MATTERS ● PLAN ● PREPARE Report suspicious behavior and activity Keep property secure Identify your belongings Be alert to unusual circumstances
Just for You Disclosure of Graduation Rates for Student Right to Know Every postsecondary education institution is required by law to disclose its graduation rates annually. The 2012 graduation rate for MTC is 56.5% Out of all students enrolled in an Award Program (Degree, Diploma, or TCC) and in at least one Vocation Course who left the college as a graduate or leaver (all leavers) during a 2 year period (the year shown and the previous year), the total number who graduated.
E X E R C I S E ……YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE! MTC encourages students to vote in elections. Pick up a voter registration card from your local voter’s registration office or go to this link and V O T E! Just for You http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/VRinfo.htm
Visitors on Campus ● ALL VISITORS must report to the front desk ● MTC is for adults only ● Please do not bring children on campus
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