Activity: Using Your Campus Website and College CatalogNAME: Denise Hawkes 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. Quick Links______________________________________ 2. My details___________________________________________ 3. My financial summary _________________________________2. Locate the following information from your academic calendar: 1. When is the last day to withdraw from courses? July 2,2012________________________ 2. What holidays occur this term? _ Martin Luther King ______________________________ 3. What is the last day of classes? __April 19th_________________________________________ 4. When do finals begin? End? April 9th- 19th____________________________________3. List three items you could find on campus library page: 1. Student Labs________________________________________________________________ 2. Student support________________________________________________________________ 3. LRC’s _________________________________________________ Does the library have an online catalog that you can use to see if a particular book is in the library? __X__YES ___NO 4. Find the list of degree or certification programs. List three that interest 1. 1 1. 1. 1.___RN_______________________________________2 Surgical Tech______________________________________________________________________3 Corrections____________________________________________________________________ 5. Find the calendar of campus events. List one event that you would like to attend and its date/time. ____April 18th NJCAA Tournament______________________________________
6. Find the student handbook. List three topics within it. 1. __Campus Directories ____ 2. _Important Phone numbers ___ 3. __Student Organizations ____ 7. Find a list of student organizations. List one that you would be interested in joining. __The Robert Bob Elmore Honors Institute. 8. Find information on financial assistance. Identify one type of financial assistance on your campus. _____________Veterian Affairs. 9. Find information about any other campus office or service that interests you. List the office or service and describe why it interests you. N/A… PART 2: College Catalog Use 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. The Dana & Charlie Fund Joseph Fink Memorial Scholarship 2. Find the curriculum in which you plan to major. RN Program a. Compare/contrast courses suggested for your first term with those suggested for your final term. How do you account for similarities/differences? I’m taking college prep classes now there. It’s required that I pass these classes in order to start taking my college course. In the summer of 2014 will be my very last semester and I will only take one class which is statics. The similaries are their all classes that are almost the same the differences are the college prep isn’t counted towards my degree my college courses are. __________ 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 when I take the social behavioral class I will enjoy it more because I get to learn about people socials skills why people do certain things etc. 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? _The description of the courses was describe exactly how the class was. My Enc 0025 class was nothing but reading and and learning English rules. My SLS class had a lot of work I didn’t expect it to be that much work and dedication to complete the assignments on time.3. Using your college catalog glossary or other campus resource, define each of the following terms in yourown words:Academic calendar: ___Tells you wen important deadlines are approaching.Drop: _When you drop classes from your schedule.Withdrawal: _ Withdrawing from a course in the middle of the semester.Residency: __Determines whether you’re a FL resident or out of state. This determines how much yourtuition will be for school.Elective: __Your major curriculum required electives for your major.Syllabus: ___Class assignments test quizzes rules and grading scale that your professor will give you thefirst day of class.Transcript:__All your grade and classes and gpa throughout your semesters at in college.Prerequisites: _Classes required for your major.Transfer credit: ___Credits that you’ve taken at a different college or university and you want to transferthose college credits to the school you plan on attending.Credit hour: __All your classes credit totaled up to determine if you have all the hours required for yourmajor.
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? Extensive assortment of art supplies, gift items, engineering supplies, college rings, licenseplate holders, mugs, shirts, hats, health science uniforms, health science supplies,dictionaries, backpacks, computer supplies, Microsoft, Adobe & Macromedia softwares,candies and snacks, soft drinks, pennants, calculators, digital recorders, PDAs, jump drives,MP3 players, printers, UPS protectors, zip drives, pens and pencils, notebooks, highlighters,diploma and picture frames, decals, newspapers, 3-ring binders, index cards, test supplies2. Library. Other than books for checkout, what other materials and/or services are available at your library? __FREE tutoring services and computer access to assist students with their research.3. Career Services. What resources are available at your campus career services office? __The career center helps students research the potential for their chosen programs of study. ResumeThey critiques your resume and cover letter. Help find jobs, help find a work study job on campus etc.4. Learning Resource Center. What resources are available at your campus learning resource center?5. Student Life. What resources are available at your student life center? __ Past events, Calendar events, campus recreation, educational enhancement, healthy student living,leadership development, photo id office, student organizations, student activity center, student publications,volunteerism, the five goals.6. Campus Safety/Security. What resources are available at your campus safety/security office? ___N/A___________________7. Academic Advising. What resources are available at your campus academic advising office? ____Registration for different semesters help with problems in classes etc.____________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________8. Registration. What resources are available at your campus Registration office? __Helping with academic records, grade, graduation, international admission, transcripts and transfer ofcredits.9. Dean of Student Affairs. What resources are available at your campus Dean of Student Affairs office? ___________________N/a the website link wasn’t working it kept saying under construction so I couldn’tretrieve any information._____________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________ 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