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  • 1. Activity: Using Your Campus Website and College CatalogNAME: Samantha Degen SLS 1001 Ref. #423849 Instructor: Leith Mazzochi PART 1: Campus Website Complete the following:1. List three items you can find on the campus homepage: 1. myBC login 2. Blackboard login 3. Student email login2. Locate the following information from your academic calendar: 1. When is the last day to withdraw from courses? March 20 2012 2. What holidays occur this term? Martin Luther king day, Spring Break 3. What is the last day of classes? May 2 2012 4. When do finals begin? End? April 26 2012-May 2 20123. List three items you could find on campus library page: 1. Adress 2. Phone number 3. Hours Does the library have an online catalog that you can use to see if a particular book is in the library? xYES ____NO 4. Find the list of degree or certification programs. List three that interest you. 1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degrees 2. Emergency Medical Services 3. Nursing 5. Find the calendar of campus events. List one event that you would like to attend and its date/time. Open climb challenge sat April 21 11:00 am
  • 2. 6. Find the student handbook. List three topics within it. 1. Impact of withdraw 2. Childcare services 3. Student clubs7. Find a list of student organizations. List one that you would be interested in joining. African American Student Union8. Find information on financial assistance. Identify one type of financial assistance on your campus. Student loans9. Find information about any other campus office or service that interests you. List the office or serviceand describe why it interests you.The central campus P.R.I.D.E program its interest me because it supports academic needs.PART 2: College CatalogUse your college print or online catalog to complete the following.1. Find and record information about two scholarships/loans for which you might be eligible. Federal direct unsubsidized Stafford loans and foundation scholarship2. Find the curriculum in which you plan to major. a. Compare/contrast courses suggested for your first term with those suggested for your final term. How do you account for similarities/differences? They are pretty much the same the only differences are some may be a little harder b. Examine the curriculum carefully. Locate two courses in your major area and read their descriptions. Which will you find more enjoyable? Why? I think I will find anatomy more enjoyable only because its interesting c. Read the description for each of the courses in which you are now enrolled. How do the descriptions compare to the actual content of the course? What conclusion(s) might you draw about the courses and descriptions you identified in b?
  • 3. some were easier than I thought3. Using your college catalog glossary or other campus resource, define each of the following terms in yourown words:Academic calendar: The date and important things you should know during a termDrop: to drop a courseWithdrawal: to withdraw from a courseResidency: living somewhereElective: an optional courseSyllabus: an outline of the classTranscript: a printed version of your scores and gradesPrerequisites: prior condition for something else to happenTransfer credit: procedure of grantingCredit hour: academic credit
  • 4. Activity: Identifying Campus ResourcesCampus ResourcesNow that you have completed the Scavenger Hunt of what’s on your campus. Go to each of the followinglocations on your campus and find out what it offers in order to answer the following questions: 1. College Bookstore. Other than textbooks, what does the bookstore sell? School supplies2. Library. Other than books for checkout, what other materials and/or services are available at your library? Internet access, movies, cds3. Career Services. What resources are available at your campus career services office? Help you choice a career and learn more about it4. Learning Resource Center. What resources are available at your campus learning resource center? Test taking and mandatory labs5. Student Life. What resources are available at your student life center?Campus recreation6. Campus Safety/Security. What resources are available at your campus safety/security office? Crime reporting and crime awareness7. Academic Advising. What resources are available at your campus academic advising office? New student orientation8. Registration. What resources are available at your campus Registration office? Register for classes9. Dean of Student Affairs. What resources are available at your campus Dean of Student Affairs office?
  • 5. Helping you make your educational plan and any questions you may have Atkinson, R., & Longman, D. (2012). Choosing Success in Community College and Beyond. Module 2.1 Understanding the Language of Your School: Catalog and Website Content. McGraw Hill