Quick Review from ISOPDecimal Grading (0.0-4.0)P / NC Grading (need 2.0 to pass)Student Option Grading(Decimal or P/NC)
Other Grading Options “W” Grade Withdrawal(“W” - dropping a class / will not earn credit / no effect on your GPA) If the “W” class puts your credit total below 12 + if you are not eligible for Vacation Qtr = Out of Status & I-20 will be terminated. 1. Question? See an Advisor
Limited to ONE time to count as part of 12 credit load. “N” Audit(No credit earned, no grade earned) Requires instructor’s signature
“Z”Hardship Late Withdrawal (Sick, Emergency, Crisis) Teacher MUST approve this grading option no credit earned / no effect on your GPA anytime AFTER February 22
“V”“Vanish” grade = 0.01. Can result in academic probation and dismissal. 2. Immigration: I-20 will be terminated.
“I” Incomplete temporary grade (Have up to 1 year to complete)must have teacher’s signed agreement
Scenario #1: Student has been very ill. She has beenseeing a doctor for 4 weeks and still unable to attend class.She should ask her instructor for a ____ grade.Scenario # 3: A student has a class that meets at 7:30am.She hasn’t been waking up for class so has missed most ofher classes. She will earn a ____ grade.Scenario #4: A student in ESL 100 is worried because hethinks he may not be able to pass his class. He doesn’twant a decimal grade on his transcript so can request thisother grading option _____.
Always Know Your Deadlines (This is YOUR responsibility.)Available in printed quarterly class schedulesIP Office Bulletin BoardAdvising This WeekeNews InternationalSee handout of “Important Dates”on ISOP Winter 2012 Blackboard CoursesiteSCC Website: www.shoreline.edu/calendars/academic-calendar.aspx Has “Add To My Calendar” feature to download to smartphone / computer
Fall Quarter Dates To RememberAdd: January 17- 23 = required instructor’s signature January 24-February 6 = required instructor and dean’s signaturesDrop: Through January 23 = no instructor’s signature required January 24 – February 22 = requires instructor’s signature (W grade)Pass-Option Forms = to Enrollment Services by February 13Audit = last day to change to/from “audit” = February 22Refunds:100%: January 13 by 4:00 pm50%: January 14-January 30no refund after January 30
ONLINE CLASSES(Limit 1 online class per every 12-credits)5 credits online + 7 “regular” credits = 12 creditsSome exceptions – see an advisor if you plan to take more than1 (one) online class per quarter.
E-NewsSent directly to your email! Important Reminders Live Links!
FACEBOOKFriend us: “IPadvisor”EMAILYou will be receiving emails from IP advisors!BE SURE TO Update information – Green FormsInclude your FULL name in emails please!If you are contacting all of us with the same question,please include in ONE message (not individual)IN/OUT BOARDAdvisors’ Work SchedulesAvailable online: www.shoreline/international.edu
IP WebsiteCheck every week for “Advising This Week”Walk-in hoursRegistration remindersUpcoming deadlinesAnnouncements www.shoreline.edu/international
Advising This WeekWeekly post to IP Website Under “Program News”
Advising This WeekWeekly post to IP Website Under “Program News”
Get Connected... Get active - Get connected !! Student clubs http://www.shoreline.edu/clubs.aspx Club Kick Off Event: Wed. Jan. 18 Volunteering: www.volunteermatch.org www.uwkc.org/ways-to-volunteer Intramural sports www.shoreline.edu/Athletics/athleticsrecreation. aspx Extra benefit = great for college applications!
What YOU need to knowHandout available online at “ISOP Winter 2012” *Blackboard CoursesiteCan result in failure of the class.Can be reported to transfer university if information isrequested as part of application.Examples of plagiarism:Using your friends work and passing it off as your own.Copying work from a friend while taking a test (whether in class or for an onlineclass).Studying for an exam using questions from a friend’s test.Quoting or summarizing from another’s work (published, unpublished/website) andNOT acknowledging the source
Where are your Advisors?Advisors are facultyWork 9 month contract over12 month yearCheck online to see who ishereSome days during quarterbreaks will have NO Advising,but IP Office will remain open
Advising SyllabusWe’re here to help you, butwe need your help.Come to walk-in orappointments prepared.Fill out forms BEFORE seeingan advisorBe responsible – respond toemails, attend workshops, letus know if you’ll miss anappointment.
Winter Quarter “Regular” Walk-in Hours (Begin next Monday) Mondays: 10:30am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-3:30pm Tuesdays: 10:30am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-3:30pm Thursdays: 10:30am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-3:30pmSEE BLUE HANDOUT IN GREEN BINDER
Academic Planning 1. major planning groups (If you’re not planning to transfer, let an advisor know.) Organized by major Learn what classes you’ll need to takeWork with advisors to create your OWN plan!
WHICH GROUP SHOULD by Major Planning Groups YOU ATTEND?Business Thursday, Jan. 19, 3:00pm Groups are limited in size.Science Wednesday, Jan. 25, 3:00pmEngineering Sign-up is ONLINE. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 3:00pmCommunications Friday, Jan. 20, 1:30pm Please do not be late!Psychology Friday, Jan. 20, 1:30pm Leave with a plan for yourGeneral/Undecided Friday, Jan. 20, 1:30pm 1st year at SCC! Business Friday, Jan. 20, 2:30pmArt/Design Friday, Jan. 20, 2:30pmHealth Friday, Jan. 20, 2:30pm
Example of Online Calendar Don’t miss class to attend your University Major Seminar!
Planning Groups by Major Check your email for a link to the online calendar Sign up online to attend a group (see email) Do not miss class to attend a group! Discuss your major and requirements (HSC, degree, transfer) Create a PLAN just for YOU!
REMINDERIndividual AppointmentsScheduled you attend a major planning group. Questions? Come see an advisor during walk-in.
MAKING YOUR ACADEMIC PLAN START WITH A PLANNING GUIDE Many different plans are available online: http://new.shoreline.edu/programs/ LEARN ABOUT DEGREES AT SCC Some new terminology: Humanities / Social Science / Electives THEN…Sign up for a planning group by major to begin working on your OWN plan.
Type of DegreeGen. Ed. Core ElectivesRequirements DistributionRequirements - •Humanities•Math/Science •Social Sciences
Gen. Ed. CoreRequirements DistributionRequirements
General Education Core• ENGL 101 – 5 credits• ENGL 102 – 5 credits• Multicultural (see choices on back) – 5 credits• Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (see choices on back) – 5 credits
HUMANITIESMusic CommunicationsArt LiteratureLanguage PhilosophyNeed 15 creditsAt least TWO different disciplinesMaximum of 5 credits in Performance Skills
Performance/Skills Humanities General Humanities
MATH / SCIENCE• Science #1 (lab)• Science #2• Other Math / Science • Usually a math class, but not alwaysAt least TWO different disciplinesNote: Nutrition does not count as a “science”!!
Other Math / ScienceLab Sciences Non-lab Sciences
Social Sciences• Psychology• Sociology• Geography• Economics• Anthropology• HistoryNeed 15 creditsAt least TWO different disciplines
Electives• Classes you elect / choose to take• Classes needed for your transfer university, and/or classes needed for your major• ESL 100 will count toward electives• PE Classes (H.S. Completion)
Final Steps!Check your email for link to Online CalendarSign up online to attend planning Group (see email)Come on-time for your group.Create a PLAN just for YOU!Check registration deadlines on blackboard and in greennotebookHave questions? Please see an advisor. We’re here tohelp you!