Parkland Pathway to Illinois Colleges

Parkland Pathway to Illinois
May 22, 2013
Today’s Agenda
11:45 – 12:00
12:00 – 1:30
Resource Fair, Lunch on your own
1:30 – 2:00
Travel to Illinois campus on your own
(refer to folder for directions)
2:00 – 2:30
Meet at Illini Union Bookstore
(Meet College Tour Guides – ISTARS and walk to
college meetings)
College Meetings
Program Benefits
• Opportunity to blend your educational experiences
• Guaranteed admission to your Illinois college or
– Stipulations
• Dual Advising
• Illinois instruction
• Access to some Illinois student resources
The primary benefit: You are a student at two
great institutions at one time, giving you unique
access to a wide range of resources.
Program Requirements
• Full-time each fall and spring semester which is a
minimum of 12 credit hours, Parkland and Illinois
hours combined
• Meet with Parkland advisor and the Illinois
representative regularly
• Complete required coursework
• Maintain GPA
• Pathway sections of PSY 109
• Immunization form
Policy Summary
• Major
– You will receive program-specific academic support
– Your admission guarantee is for the major to which you
were admitted only.
– A change to another Parkland Pathway to Illinois major
is contingent on review/approval by the Parkland
Pathway to Illinois Colleges
– A change to a non-participating Parkland Pathway to
Illinois major will mean leaving the program.
Policy Summary, Con’t
• Discontinuation
– If a student wishes to leave the program, they must
inform University of Illinois Undergraduate Admissions.
– Submission of an application for degree-seeking
admission during the program will be a statement that
you are also withdrawing from Pathway.
– Program benefits and University Housing will no longer
be available.
– Re-entry to Pathway program is not possible.
Policy Summary, Con’t
– Students must complete the same coursework as stated
in the Transfer Handbook (see that is required of
transfer applicants by major. Dropping or failing to pass
required course(s) will jeopardize program standing
– Students not in good standing may be dropped from the
– Still eligible to apply for transfer to Illinois
– No longer a non-degree Illinois student, but will continue
to be a Parkland College student
Financial Information
Tuition and Fees
• You will receive a University of Illinois bill.
– Tuition
– Fees
• Notice delivered to: [email protected]
– You must check this email account!
• Bill from Illinois for tuition for Illinois
• Tuition rate = your Parkland rate*:
$0 Trustee Scholar
$117.50 per credit hour - Parkland district
$293.50 per credit hour - Illinois, out of Parkland district
*Fall 2013
rates; rate is per credit hour. Subject to change.
Tuition and Fees
• One fee is automatically assessed:
– Student insurance
**If you do not want our health insurance, you must
opt out.**
• Several fees are optional:
Service Fee
Health Service Fee
Transportation Fee
“Refundable Fees”
**If you do want a service, you must opt in.**
Housing at Illinois
Housing at Illinois
• Apply for Undergraduate Residence Hall Housing
(217) 333-7111
• Private Certified Housing
(217-) 333-1420
• Checklist for Incoming Freshman
• Break Housing
Academic Resources
Illinois Advising
ACES – Holly Herrera, 217-333-3380, [email protected]
Education – Joe Cross, 217-333-2800, [email protected]
Engineering – Joe Waranyuwat, 217-333-2280, [email protected]
Fine & Applied Arts - Katrine Trantham, 217-333-1660,
[email protected]
Liberal Arts & Sciences – Kristine McCoskey, 217-333-1703,
[email protected]
Media – Barbara Anderson, 217-244-4329, [email protected]
Social Work – Trent Shumway, 217-244-7169, [email protected]
Parkland College Counseling and Advising Center
Room A251 Parkland College,
(217) 351-2219
John Sheahan, Director
Shevon Brown-Walker (217) 373-3827, [email protected]
Dennis Cockrum: (217) 353-2254, [email protected]
Stephanie Coleman (217) 353-2682, [email protected]
Lenita Epinger: (217) 373-3824, [email protected]
Carrie Harris: (217) 353-2645, [email protected]
Angela Jancola: (217) 373-3826, [email protected]
Parkland College Counseling and Advising Center
Room A251 Parkland College,
(217) 351-2219
John Sheahan, Director
Jennifer Klatsky (217) 351-2453, [email protected]
Joe Omo-Osagie: (217) 353-2620, [email protected]
Randy Rothwell: (217) 373-3825 [email protected]
Marilyn Ryan: (217) 351-2364 [email protected]
Greg Square: (217) 251-2585, [email protected]
Donna Tanner-Harold: (217) 351-2429, [email protected]
Your Illinois and Parkland Advisor(s)
• Will assist with:
Navigating two institutions and your adjustment to campus
Academic policies and deadlines
Course planning and schedules
Career planning
Preparing to apply to graduate school
Providing resources and/or referrals
Student you
you will…
• Ask questions and take ownership of your education
• Read your Illinois and Parkland email on a daily basis
• Read your Pathway newsletters
• Come prepared to each and every advising session
• Be open to developing and/or clarifying your personal
and professional goals
• Be an active participant in discussions
Campus Resources
Illinois Support Services
• Student Services
• Academic Support
Free Tutoring Services
Mentoring support
Reading and Writing Support
General Campus Services
• Disability Resources and Educational Services
1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL
217-333-4603 (V/TTY)
• Career Center
715 S. Wright St. Champaign, IL
College Meetings
Illinois College Meeting Locations
Heritage Room, ACES Library
Room 18 Gregory Hall
Room 120 Education Building
Room 1320 Digital Computer Lab
Room 101 Temple Buell Hall
Room 1090 Lincoln Hall
Room 200P School of Social Work

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