1 Enrollment Guide Spring/Summer 2015 View credit class schedule ONLINE Register for Spring/Summer 2015 Spring Classes 2015 Full-Term Session: January 12 May 10 First 8-week Session (A): January 12 March 8 14-week Session (O): January 26 May 10 Second 8-week Session (B): March 16 May 10 Summer Classes 2015 Full-Term Session: May 26 August 2 First 5-week Session (J): May 26 June 28 8-week Session (L): June 8 August 2 Second 5-week Session (K): June 29 August Cuyahoga Community College 700 Carnegie Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115
2 SPRING/SUMMER 2015 Cuyahoga Community College Enrollment Guide Welcome from Dr. Johnson College Mission About Tri-C ICON Key Welcome to Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C ). As you begin to think about your future and charting your educational journey, Tri-C offers you one door with many options for success. You can earn an associate degree, which can lead to completion of a bachelor s degree at a four-year institution or a job in the local community. Our certificate programs give you the opportunity to choose a technical path to quickly update your skills or pursue a new field of study. Welcome A Tri-C education is both powerful and valuable. Tri-C offers more than 1,000 courses and 140 degree programs and has the lowest tuition in Northeast Ohio. Starting your education at Tri-C can translate into an average savings of $13,000 in your first two years, when compared to starting at an Ohio public four-year institution. As we continue to innovate, we are working to meet you where you are. Tri-C is the leading provider of online learning opportunities in the state. You will appreciate the flexibility, choice and convenience of courses that accommodate your life. Select from offerings online, in the classroom or a combination of both. I invite you to take full advantage of all the resources we offer. Open this door, and see where your success takes you. Alex Johnson, Ph.D. President, Cuyahoga Community College College Mission: To provide high-quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services including university transfer, technical and lifelong learning programs that promote individual development and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community. Please note: Your Tri-C is the official and primary method of communication between you and the College. Be sure to check it consistently for important messages regarding your registration, payment deadlines, account/financial aid information and college updates/events. We also encourage you to forward your Tri-C to your personal account. Just go to Tri-C space and click the icon in the upper right corner of the screen. ICON Key: Tri-C Tri-C space Tri-C Website
3 Enrollment Guide Cuyahoga Community College SPRING/SUMMER 2015 What s in your guide? 2 List of Important Resources 3 Important Dates Spring 4 Important Dates Summer 6 Paying for College Tuition and Fees 8 Table of Contents Steps to Enroll Phone: Toll free: Tri-C has several session options each semester. New and readmitted students are encouraged to apply for admission or readmission at least six weeks prior to the start of the session they plan to enroll. This allows students to complete all required steps in the enrollment process in a timely manner to be sufficiently prepared for class start. (See Steps to Enroll on page 2 of this guide). Have a question about Tri-C? Check out ask TRI-C 1
4 SPRING/SUMMER 2015 Cuyahoga Community College Enrollment Guide Steps to Enroll New & Returning Students Tuition Guarantee Transfer & Transient Students Steps to Enroll New Students To find your Steps to Enroll, including: How to apply Applying for financial aid Submitting your official transcripts* Preparing for placement tests New Student Orientation Registering for classes How to pay your tuition, etc., Receive your photo I.D. visit Initial Login to Tri-C space 1 Go to https://.tri-c.edu 2 Click on Change Your Password 3 Enter Tri-C ID number then click continue 4 Enter your birth date (mm/dd/yyyy) as your old password 5 Create a new password (at least 8 characters) containing a combination of letters and numbers 6 Re-enter new password then click Change 7 You will be redirected to Tri-C space, secure access log in 8 Login to Tri-C space using your Tri-C ID number and new password Steps to Enroll You will not be able to register for courses until you have completed your New Student Orientation. At the orientation you will learn about registration procedures, college policies, student services, academic expectations, and how to accomplish your educational goals. For more information, visit As a new student, you will also be required to participate in the First Year Experience. For more information, visit Ask about our Tuition Guarantee program at Tri-C. Stay at Tri-C through graduation and lock in your tuition. For more information, visit We welcome a variety of students to Tri-C. Depending on your previous college experience, you can find your Steps to Enroll at Students who attend a college away from home, but while home for the summer take a course at Tri-C, are classified as a Transient/Visiting student. For more information visit If you are transferring credits directly from another college, returning to school after an absence or following military service, we can help. We can even help former Tri-C students Reverse Transfer their credits to receive an Associate Degree. For more information, visit Note: Depending on how much time has lapsed since you last attended Tri-C, you may need to re-apply, provide official high school and all college transcripts, take placement tests, attend New Student Orientation, receive a new photo I.D., etc. *Official transcripts should be mailed to: Office of the Registrar, Cuyahoga Community College, P.O. Box 5966, Cleveland, Ohio For more information call or toll free Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy Discrimination against any individual based upon a person s age, ancestry, color, disability, genetic information, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and veteran status is prohibited. Any employee, student or other person who wishes to report discrimination or harassment based on any of the aforementioned protected classes, should contact the College s Office of Diversity & Inclusion at: Cuyahoga Community College, 700 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115, In addition, the College s Title IX (related to sex discrimination) and Section 504 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (related to disability discrimination) Coordinator is the Director of Diversity & Inclusion. The Coordinator can be reached at the above address and telephone number. 2
5 Enrollment Guide Cuyahoga Community College SPRING/SUMMER 2015 RTA Public Transit Information RideRTA.com to do on line trip planning or call the RTAnswerline at Campus Security Go to or call for non-emergencies or for emergencies. Disability Services To find your campus ACCESS office visit or call Counseling Services We offer academic, career and personal counseling. Call or toll free , Option #4, to make an appointment. Veteran Student Services For information regarding Veteran Student Services, including the GI Bill, transfer of military credit and the Ohio GI Promise, go to veterans or call List of Important Resources Public Transportation Campus Security Disability Services Counseling Services Veteran Student Services E-Learning Audit/Pass/No Pass Option Degree Information/Questions? Accreditation Program 60 Registration Emergency Closing Student Access to Information E-Learning Online courses allows students to complete all course requirements without coming to campus. Tests may be online or in a suitable proctored environment. For more information visit Enrolling for Audit or Pass/No Pass Option Students planning to audit a class pending space availability must complete an audit form. The audit form must be completed in person at the Enrollment Center. See Registration Calendar on page 4 for dates associated with registration for audit. Students requesting the Pass/No Pass grade option must select that option no later than the last day to register. Degree Information/Questions? For specific degree information or if you have any questions, you are encouraged to schedule an appointment with a counselor: or toll free , Option #4. Accreditation Cuyahoga Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL, For more information call Program 60 Registration Residents of Ohio age 60 and older may register for regularly scheduled credit and non-credit classes on a tuition-free, space-available audit (no credit) basis. For more information visit Emergency Closing When you register for classes, please remember to update your Alert information through Tri-C space. Notifications will also be placed on the Tri-C Web site, Tri-C space. (the College intranet) and the Tri-C main phone system. Specific details about any closings will also be available through the College s toll-free ALERT phone number, ALRT (2578). Student Access to Information Cuyahoga Community College recognizes students rights to access personal and academic records in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) as amended by Public Law The College has designated the following information as directory information and will disclose this information without prior written consent unless otherwise instructed by the student: Name Address (local and home) Program of study (including college of enrollment, major and campus) Enrollment status (e.g. full time, part time, withdrawn) Dates of attendance Degrees, honors, and awards received For members of Athletic Teams only: Previous educational agencies or institutions attended Participation in officially recognized activities and sports Weight and height PLEASE CONTACT THE ENROLLMENT CENTER AT YOUR CAMPUS IF YOU WISH TO HAVE THIS INFORMATION KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. 3List of Important Resources
6 SPRING/SUMMER 2015 Cuyahoga Community College Enrollment Guide Spring 2015 Calendar Important dates SPRING 2015 Important Dates Spring 2015 Spring Classes 2015 Spring 2015 Calendar Registration Canceled Classes Schedule Adjustment Period Registration Holds Spring 2015 Calendar Dates are subject to change Monday, October 6, 2014 Monday, October 13, 2014 Monday, December 1, 2014 Monday, January 12, 2015 Monday, January 19, 2015 Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Monday, March 9 - Sunday, March 15, 2015 Monday, March 16, 2015 Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Priority Registration Begins (for students with 30 or more college level credit hours) Registration for Spring Semester 2015 Begins Fee Payment Deadline and Priority Deadline for Financial Aid Completion Spring Semester 2015 Begins Martin Luther King Day College closed No classes scheduled Deadline to make up incomplete grade for Fall 2014; will become F grade Spring Break- No classes scheduled. Final Grades Due - Session A (First 8 Weeks) Final Grades Available* - Session A (First 8 Weeks) Friday, April 3, 2015 Deadline to Petition for Graduation in Spring 2015 and Summer 2015 Monday, May 4 - Sunday, May 10, 2015 Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Friday, May 15, 2015 Thursday, May 14, 2015 Register as EARLY as possible and get the classes you need. Final Exam Week - Full Term Final Grades Due - Full Term, Session B (Second 8 Weeks) and Session O (14 Weeks) Final Grades Available* - Full Term, Session B (Second 8 Weeks) and Session O (14 Weeks) Commencement Register online through Tri-C space. Spring Classes 2015 Full-Term Session: January 12 May 10 First 8-week Session (A): January 12 March 8 14-week Session (O): January 26 May 10 Second 8-week Session (B): March 16 May 10 *Academic Progress Reports and Final Grades are available at Tri-C space (http://.tri-c.edu) Registration Register online or in person at any Enrollment Center. Registration for classes will end the day before the first class meeting for 16, 14, or 8 week classes. Students are expected to be registered and attending class from the first scheduled meeting of the class period. Canceled Classes Occasionally the College must cancel a class because of insufficient enrollment. Every effort is made to notify students by and phone when this occurs. Those affected may register for a different class through the end of registration. Schedule Adjustment Period (Register/Drop/Add) Students may adjust their schedule during the first week of the term but can only enter a class that has not held the first scheduled session if space is available. Exceptions must be approved in writing by the academic associate dean responsible for the discipline. Registration Holds Registration holds may exist for those students who owe money to the College or are restricted for other reasons. For assistance, visit the campus Enrollment Center or call or toll free at , Option #1. 4
7 5 Important dates SPRING 2015 Enrollment Guide Cuyahoga Community College SPRING/SUMMER 2015 Important Dates Spring 2015 Withdrawal Schedule How to Withdraw Refund Schedule Enrollment Centers Fax # s Prerequisites Spring 2015 Class Withdrawal Schedule You are responsible for withdrawing from any course you choose not to attend: Full-term (16-Week) Session A (First 8-week) Session O (14-week) Session B ( Second 8-week) Start End Start End Start End Start End Class start/end 1/12/15 5/10/15 1/12/15 3/8/15 1/26/15 5/10/15 3/16/15 5/10/15 Registration* 10/13/14 1/12/15 10/13/14 1/12/15 10/13/14 1/26/15 10/13/14 3/16/15 Audit Registration 1/12/15 1/16/15 1/12/15 1/16/15 1/26/15 1/30/15 3/16/15 3/20/15 Program 60 Registration 1/14/15 1/16/15 1/14/15 1/16/15 1/28/15 1/30/15 3/18/15 3/20/15 Last Day to Drop/No Record 1/26/15 1/26/15 2/9/15 3/30/15 Last Day to Drop/ W Grade 4/15/15 2/23/15 4/20/15 4/27/15 (Students with financial aid should check with the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office before they withdraw) You can withdraw online, by fax* or in-person. If you withdraw from your class(es), you may still be responsible for all or a percentage of the tuition charge. You can check your account status on My Tri-C Space. Spring 2015 Refund Schedule + If you paid the tuition in full and have no other outstanding balance, your payment minus the % you are responsible for will be refunded to you. Refund process will begin 2 weeks after the start of term. *Fax numbers for the Enrollment Centers Eastern Campus: Metropolitan Campus: You are responsible for... Western Campus: Westshore Campus: FT (16 Wk) A (1 st 8 Wk) O (14 Wk) B (2 nd 8-Wk) Withdrawal by... 0% of tuition 1/16/15 1/16/15 1/30/15 3/20/15 30% of tuition 1/23/15 1/21/15 2/5/15 3/25/15 50% of tuition 1/30/15 1/26/15 2/11/15 3/30/15 75% of tuition 2/6/15 1/29/15 2/17/15 4/2/15 100% of tuition after 2/6/15 after 1/29/15 after 2/17/15 after 4/2/15 Brunswick University Center: Prerequisites Course prerequisites are established by each department to ensure that the student has an adequate background to be successful in the course. A C grade is required in the prerequisite course. Successful completion of a prerequisite course will be checked at the time of registration. Note: Quarter courses taken prior to Fall 1998 to meet prerequisite requirements will require an exception form from a counselor-academic department or may be done electronically when you register online.
8 SPRING/SUMMER 2015 Cuyahoga Community College Enrollment Guide Summer 2015 Calendar Important dates SUMMER 2015 Important Dates Summer 2015 Summer Classes 2015 Summer 2015 Calendar Registration Canceled Classes Schedule Adjustment Period Registration Holds Summer 2015 Calendar Dates are subject to change Monday, March 9, 2015 Friday, May 1, 2015 Monday, May 25, 2015 Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Friday, July 3, 2015 Sunday, August 2, 2015 Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Friday, August 7, 2015 Register as EARLY as possible and get the classes you need. Register online through Tri-C space. Summer Classes 2015 Full-Term Session: May 26 August 2 First 5-week Session (J): May 26 June 28 8-week Session (L): June 8 August 2 Second 5-week Session (K): June 29 August 2 Registration for Summer Semester 2015 Begins Fee Payment Deadline and Priority Deadline for Financial Aid Completion Memorial Day College closed No classes scheduled Summer Semester 2015 Begins Final Grades Due Session J (First 5 Weeks) Final Grades Available* Session J (First 5 Weeks) College closed for Independence Day - No classes scheduled Summer Session 2015 Ends Final Grades Due Full Term, Session K (Second 5 Weeks) and Session L (8 Weeks) Final Grades Available* Full Term, Session K and Session L *Academic Progress Reports and Final Grades are available at Tri-C space (http://.tri-c.edu) Registration Register online or in person at any Enrollment Center. Registration for classes will end the day before the first class meeting for 10, 8 and 5 week classes. Students are expected to be registered and attending class from the first scheduled meeting of the class period. Canceled Classes Occasionally the College must cancel a class because of insufficient enrollment. Every effort is made to notify students by and phone when this occurs. Those affected may register for a different class through the end of registration. Schedule Adjustment Period (Register/Drop/Add) Students may adjust their schedule during the first week of the term but can only enter a class that has not held the first scheduled session if space is available. Exceptions must be approved in writing by the academic associate dean responsible for the discipline. Registration Holds Registration holds may exist for those students who owe money to the College or are restricted for other reasons. For assistance, visit the campus Enrollment Center or call or toll free at , Option #1. 6
9 7 Important dates SUMMER 2015 Enrollment Guide Cuyahoga Community College SPRING/SUMMER 2015 Important Dates Summer 2015 Withdrawal Schedule How to Withdraw Refund Schedule Summer 2015 Class Withdrawal Schedule You are responsible for withdrawing from any course you choose not to attend: Enrollment Centers Fax # s Prerequisites (Students with financial aid should check with the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office before they withdraw) Summer 2015 Refund Schedule + If you paid the tuition in full and have no other outstanding balance, your payment minus the % you are responsible for will be refunded to you. Refund process will begin 2 weeks after the start of term. *Fax numbers for the Enrollment Centers Eastern Campus: Metropolitan Campus: Full-term (10-Week) Session J (First 5-week) Session K (Second 5-week) Session L ( 8-week) Start End Start End Start End Start End Class start/end 5/26/15 8/2/15 5/26/15 6/28/15 6/29/15 8/2/15 6/8/15 8/2/15 Registration* 3/9/15 5/26/15 3/9/15 5/26/15 3/9/15 6/29/15 3/9/15 6/8/15 Audit Registration 5/26/15 6/1/15 5/26/15 5/28/15 6/29/15 7/2/15 6/8/15 6/11/15 Program 60 Registration 5/28/15 5/29/15 5/28/15 5/29/15 7/1/15 7/2/15 6/10/15 6/12/15 Last Day to Drop/No Record 6/9/15 6/9/15 7/13/15 6/22/15 Last Day to Drop/ W Grade 7/16/15 6/19/15 7/23/15 7/21/15 You can withdraw online, by fax* or in-person. If you withdraw from your class(es), you may still be responsible for all or a percentage of the tuition charge. You can check your account status on My Tri-C Space. FT (10 Wk) L (8 Wk) J (1 st 5 Wk) K (2 nd 5 Wk) + You are responsible for... Withdrawal by... 0% of tuition 6/1/15 6/11/15 5/28/15 7/3/15 30% of tuition 6/4/15 6/16/15 6/1/15 7/7/15 50% of tuition 6/9/15 6/19/15 6/3/15 7/9/15 75% of tuition 6/12/15 6/24/15 6/5/15 7/11/15 100% of tuition after 6/12/15 after 6/24/15 after 6/5/15 after 7/11/15 Western Campus: Westshore Campus: Brunswick University Center: Prerequisites Course prerequisites are established by each department to ensure that the student has an adequate background to be successful in the course. A C grade is required in the prerequisite course. Successful completion of a prerequisite course will be checked at the time of registration. Note: Quarter courses taken prior to Fall 1998 to meet prerequisite requirements will require an exception form from a counselor-academic department or may be done electronically when you register online.
10 SPRING/SUMMER 2015 Cuyahoga Community College Enrollment Guide Paying for College Residency Fee Schedule and Tuition Cost Institutional Fee Course Supplemental Fees Tuition Guarantee Program Residency Fees charged at the College are based on the individual student s residency status designated as In-County, Out-of- County, or Out-of-State. This status is determined at the point of admission. If this status changes while enrolled at the College, it is the student s responsibility to notify and submit documentation to the Enrollment Center by the end of the first week of the full term for which a change in residency is being requested for tuition purposes. For additional information on residency, please contact the Enrollment Center at your home campus, or go to Paying for College Tuition Fee Schedule - For the Academic Year (Fall 2014-Summer 2015) Approved by the College Board of Trustees March 20, All fees are subject to change by the College Board of Trustees. Certain courses have supplemental fees (See below). Per Credit Hour Fee Schedule PER CREDIT HOUR FEE SCHEDULE Instructional Fee $87.54 General and Technology Fee $17.00 OUT-OF-COUNTY SURCHARGE $27.23 OUT-OF-STATE SURCHARGE $ Tuition Cost To calculate your tuition cost, multiply your enrolled hours by the per credit hour fee. ENROLLED HOURS COUNTY RESIDENTS OHIO RESIDENTS OUT OF STATE RESIDENTS 1 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ Institutional Fee Schedule The Institutional fee is designed to provide students with unlimited access to all campuses, recreational facilities, Technology Learning Centers, Libraries and campus special events. At the right is the tiered fee structure based on credit hours charged. 1-3 credit hours $ credit hours $ credit hours $70.00 Course Supplemental Fees Supplemental fees for certain classes and laboratories are charged in addition to the noted fees. A link to a courseby-course listing of supplemental fees can be found at Special Topics courses are not included on this listing, but may also require supplemental fees. The Tuition Guarantee Program The Tuition Guarantee Program at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C ) is an incentive for you to enroll full time for three years and pay the same tuition throughout that period. Stay at Tri-C through graduation and lock in your tuition. For more information and eligibility details visit or call
11 Enrollment Guide Cuyahoga Community College SPRING/SUMMER 2015 Paying for College Tuition and Fees Payment Options Financial Aid and Scholarships Benefits Access/Project Go! Tuition and Fees Payment Deadline & Financial Aid Completion Date* December 1, 2014 Spring 2015 May 1, 2015 Summer 2015 *Payment is due at the time of registration. Payment Options Payment options and associated information can be found at Students can pay tuition and fees via: Checks (U.S. mail, in person and online). Master Card, Visa, American Express and Discover (in person and online) A surcharge will be applied. Tri-C Installment Payment Plan (in person and online). This deadline applies only to credit classes. By December 1 (Spring) and April 1 (Summer), students must go to Tri-C space or visit any campus Enrollment Center to: Make payment in full OR Complete the financial aid application (FAFSA at and submit all requested financial aid documentation to the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships once the College receives your FAFSA records, OR Set up an appropriate payment plan (There is no fee for the 3 payment installment plan. There is a $25 set-up fee for all other payment plans). Paying for College Student Financial Aid and Scholarships Apply Early! Students should complete and submit the FAFSA application and all required documentation for Spring 2015 by the POSTED PRIORITY DEADLINE of December 1, 2014, and for Summer by May 1, Financial aid opportunities are available in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and part-time employment. Eligibility and approval for all forms of financial aid should be determined at least six weeks prior to registration. Students are urged to apply for financial aid well in advance of the beginning of classes. Applications are available online at Book lines of credit will be provided to students who have met all financial aid eligibility requirements, registered in applicable coursework for the term, and met academic standards for financial aid purposes. Book lines of credit may be available at least one week before the start of the term for eligible students. All students receiving a book line of credit will be directly notified of availability and expiration through their Tri-C . For more information concerning the various aid programs available through Cuyahoga Community College visit Benefits Access/Project Go! Tri-C provides free application assistance for public benefits to students working to complete educational programs through the Benefits Access/Project Go! program. For more information visit 9
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