Transcript of "2009 new student orientation june 16"
New Student Orientation Library Student Success & Technology Center Writing Center Smarthinking Testing Center
What does the library have that would interest me?
Books… Obviously, but did you know we also have best sellers? DVDs… Yes, your campus library carries many popular movies! Subscriptions… People , Sports Illustrated , Jet , Field and Stream , and Ebony are just some of the popular magazine titles at our campus libraries, in addition to over 23,500 other titles in print and online. Study rooms… Do you need a quiet place to study? Use one of our study rooms. Computers… All campus libraries have wireless access and printing services.
The library is online, all the time! Visit the library website at www.hgtc.edu/library and you will find: Access to library resources Guides for using library resources Much more!
Get ready for class early! Apply for your library card at the Library Circulation Desk at the beginning of the semester Bring your student ID or drivers license
Your information packet contains: Library phone numbers Library hours Campus library locations Additional website information Tips for using the library
What do students and faculty think about the library and its services?
Faculty “ The workshop exceeded my expectations, and was extremely helpful for students!” “ It was good and effective; student papers were good.” “ Our library staff does a great job! Thank you for serving our students so well, and for being so helpful to faculty!”
Students “ This lecture helped ease the nerves associated with researching!” “ This was important and very helpful. I will use this information almost regularly.”
The Student Success and Technology Center provides: Student Tutors and Professional Tutors (at no cost to you!) Access to Schedule Your own Appointments in Tutortrac ! Training for SMARTHINKING , Online Courses/D2L, Tutortrac , Microsoft Office 2007, and More! Digital Cameras/Camcorders for Academic Use Help with Academic Success/College/Life Skills Writing Center Coaching and Assistance! SSTC Workshops Each Semester
What do current students think about the SSTC and WC?
“ The SSTC has been very helpful in regards to my CPT 101 class… I’m very glad you have this technology help available!” “ The SSTC helped me with 3 major classes and made the difference in probably 2 or 3 letter grades had I tried to do it on my own.” “ I think there should be no reason for a student to make a bad grade or fail a class with help like this available, especially when it is free .”
Can I get help with studying and technology at home?
SSTC and Writing Center resources are online, all the time! Visit the SSTC website at www.hgtc.edu/sstc and you will find: Access to SSTC and Writing Center online resources Technology/success tips, links and how to’s Don’t forget, you can call us from home too!
The SSTC/Writing Center handout in your packets contains: SSTC & Writing Center Phone Numbers Information on our Student Services Center Locations Website Links
What services does the Testing Center provide and where is it located? www.hgtc.edu/testing