NEW STUDENT ADVISING ®ISTRATION Please have a seat at any computer and turn off your cell phone.
GOALS FOR TODAY’S SESSION• Become familiar with o General Information & Student Services o WVC Degrees & Programs o Student Kiosk & Online Registration• Register for classes and print schedule
New Student Information • New Student Packet • PowerPoint Handout • Emergency Text Alert • Academic Calendar • Campus Map • Student Housing • O@WVC Event
STUDENT SERVICES IN WENATCHI HALL• Career Center• Disability Services• Counselors• Educational Planning & Testing• Financial Aid (closed Wednesday afternoons and all day on Fridays)• Registration/ Admissions• Cashiers
STUDENT SERVICES IN VAN TASSELL CENTER• Café & Bookstore o The Bookstore starts selling books about 1 week before classes• Campus Tours• Student Government, Student Clubs & Multicultural Affairs• Student Planner/ Handbook• ID Card o Ride Link Transit for free o Attend student events for free o Library Card
COMPUTER ACCESS • WVC Student Account o Username: first initial, last name and last four digits of your SID o Password: your birth date (MMDDYY) • WVC Email Account o Address: First initial, last name, last four digits of your SID @student.wvc.edu o Can access email from home via a link on our homepage. • Wireless Access on Campus • Computer Labs o 2nd floor of Wenatchi Hall o 3rd floor of the Library
2 TYPES OF DEGREESTRANSFER TECHNICAL• Designed to transfer to a • Non-transfer four-year school• Satisfies your general • Job-specific education/university • Job-ready requirements• Junior standing at four-year school• RESEARCH! CERTIFICATES• Four-year options in • Non-transfer Wenatchee: • 1 year or less o Central Washington University (Ellensburg) o Washington State University (Pullman) o Western Governors University (online)
TRANSFER DEGREE Associates of Arts and Sciences (AAS) 10 credits Writing Skills (English) 5 credits Quantitative Skills (Math) 3 credits Life Skills 15 credits Humanities See catalog for additional 15 credits Natural Sciences transfer degrees in Business & 15 credits Social Sciences Science.+ 27 credits Electives 90 credits Total (18-20 classes)
TECHNICAL DEGREE Associates of Technical Science (ATS)• See catalog for • Allied Health Programs specific degree o Limited enrollment/ requirements competitive• See program director o Complete ALL prerequisites before you for more information apply to the program o Must attend Allied Mandatory Allied Health Information Sessions Health Information Thursday, June 7 at 2pm rm 2105 Session More dates to be announced.
? ? ? UNDECIDED ? ? ?• Start with Math & English classes.• Try SDS 106 Career & Life Planning.• Make an appointment with the Career Center Coordinator.• Take classes to explore different subjects.
WATCH OUT! • Register for classes on time. o If you owe tuition, have a parking ticket or an overdue library book, you’ll be blocked from registering.• Be sure to show up the first day of class.• Pay your tuition by the due date. o Tuition is always due 2 weeks before classes and if you don’t pay you run the risk of being dropped.• If you need to quit taking classes, don’t just stop going – officially withdraw.• If your GPA falls below 2.0 (C), there are consequences.• If you are struggling, visit the Tutor Center in the library and/or make an appointment with a counselor.
REGISTRATION WORKSHEET• Faculty Adviser For more info visit www.wvc.edu/directory/facultydirectory.asp• SID (Student Identification Number) 9 0 5 __ __ __ __ __ __ Will always remain the same (9-digits)• PIN (Personal Identification Number) mmddyy Default set as birth date (6-digits)• Important Dates Tuition Due: June 18/Sept. 10 (2 weeks before classes) Books Available: June 26/Sept. 17 (1 week before classes) Classes Start: July 2/Sept. 24 Advising Day: Nov. 9 (right before registration) Winter Registration: Nov. 13-15
COMPASS PLACEMENT TESTING WRITING READING MATHCollege ENGL 101 None Required MATH 105 & above Level (or READ 100) MATH 99 ENGL 97 MATH 100AENGL 100 MATH 98 MATH 100T MATH 93 ENGL 90 ENGL 92 MATH 90 ABE Writing ABE Reading ABE Math
BUILD A SCHEDULE THAT WORKS FOR YOU• Credits – The number of hours you’ll spend in class each week – For every hour in class expect to spend 1-2 hours outside of class doing homework, reading, writing, research, etc. – Full-time: 12-18 credits• Compass Scores• Degree Requirements• Evening Classes• Online Classes• Work Schedule• Family Responsibilities• Outside Commitments• Cost• Balance
HOW TO USE THE STUDENT KIOSK1. www.wvc.edu 2. Click on KIOSK
BEFORE YOU LEAVE…1. Fill out the blue evaluation form.2. Take a copy of your schedule/waitlists and your information packet. WALK-IN WEDNESDAYS If you did not get all your questions or concerns addressed, educational planners are available most Wednesday afternoons between 1pm and 4pm to see “walk-in” students – no appointment needed, just check in at the Educational Planning and Testing Center counter.