Student Success SOAR Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration
SUCCEEDING IN COLLEGE!• DON’T OVERLOAD YOURSELF WITH TOO MANY CLASSES RIGHT AWAY.• ATTEND CLASS. IF YOU MISS CLASS, CALL ON A THE PROFESSOR OR CLASSMATE FOR MATERIAL COVERED.• PARTICIPATE IN ONLINE CLASS DISCUSSIONS. DON’T BE AFRAID TO ASK QUESTIONS.• READ YOUR TEXTBOOK.• TAKE GOOD NOTES. RE-READ YOUR NOTES WITHIN 24 HOURS OF CLASS. SOAR Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration
SUCCEEDING IN COLLEGE continued…• STUDY BY USING: DAILY REVIEWS(15-20 minutes), WEEKLY REVIEWS, AND MAJOR REVIEWS (a few days before the exam).• AVOID CRAMMING FOR TESTS.• GET A FREE TUTOR IF NEEDED.• EXPLORE YOUR MAJOR BY PARTICIPATING IN FREE CAREER COUNSELING.• ATTEND STUDENT SUCCESS WORKSHOPS ON TEST-TAKING, NOTE TAKING, TIME MANAGEMENT AND MORE. SOAR Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration
Services and ProgramsYou have the following available to help you besuccessful in college:• Career Center• Academic Support Center• Advising Services• Disability Support Services• Financial Aid• Library• Retention Services• Student Activities – clubs, organizations, see campus daily planner for information• Testing Center SOAR Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration
Learning and Tutorial CenterAcademic Support Center is available forthe following subjects: • Math • Language • Reading • Sciences (Chemistry and Biology) • And many other subjects! SOAR Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration
General Classroom Etiquette• Arriving late to class is disruptive• No cell phones in the classroom• No food or drink in the classroom• No children in the classroom• Individual instructors will give you further instructions particular to their teaching style SOAR Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration
Should You Come to Campus- General Parking Rules• If you drive a car on campus you can park in any area other than handicap or areas designated staff parking• Do not Park in designated areas reserved for: – Campus Administration/Services – Handicapped parking are marked with universal handicap symbol• Students may be ticketed for parking in wrong areas policed by city law enforcement• City parking tickets are handled at city hall• Parking regulations are not the same on every campus. Check Las Cruces campus parking rules when visiting their campus SOAR Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration
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