ORIENTATION - Fresno City College

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ORIENTATION
State Center Community College District
Fresno • Reedley • Madera • Oakhurst • Willow International
Orientation Agenda
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State Center Community
College District
You can attend
more than one
campus at a time.
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concurrent
enrollment.
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August 15th – Fall semester begins
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August 26th – Last day to drop a full-term class and be eligible for a
refund/credit
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September 2nd – Last day to drop a full-term class without a mark
(W) on your transcript
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October 15th – Last day to withdraw from 18-week classes
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December 12th – 16th – Final examinations
Admissions and Fees
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Application (free)
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Assessment (free)
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Registration Fee - $26.00 per unit
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Health Fee - $17.00
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Parking Permit - $17.00 per semester
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Associated Student Body - $5.00 per semester
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Student Representation Fee - $1.00 (FCC only)
$$$ IMPORTANT $$$
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Apply for Financial Aid!
F.A.F.S.A. (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
submitted by:
MARCH 2, 2011
www.fafsa.ed.gov
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You and your parents/guardian apply for a PIN
(Personal Identification Number)
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Need help? Call the colleges or see your high school
counselor.
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Course Load
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- 12 units is minimum full-time
- Average unit load is 15 units
Attendance
- Need to attend first day of class
Grading System
- A, B, C, D, F, and P/NP
Academic Probation
- GPA below 2.0 for 2 consecutive semesters
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Certification of Achievement
- Short term training, less than 1 year
- Career oriented programs
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Associate Degrees
- General education plus chosen major
- 60 units
CSU General Education Transfer
requirements (23 campuses in CA)
 UC General Education Transfer
requirements (10 campuses in CA)
 IGETC ( Intersegmental General
Education Transfer Curricula)
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- Allows transfer to CSUs and UCs
How
to
Read
a
Course
Schedule
Course Description
 Student
Conduct Standards
 Drug Policy/Academic Dishonesty
 Nondiscriminatory Policy
 Sexual Harassment Policy
Student Services
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Extended Opportunity Programs & Services
Health Services & Psychological Services
Disabled Students Programs & Services
Financial Aid
Bookstore
Tutorial Services
Career Center – FCC
Transfer Center
Counseling and Guidance
Friendly Advice
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Do not miss your registration date at your high
school!
Be flexible with your schedule.
Do not try to take on too much your first
semester.
Try to schedule in Math and English first
semester.
Schedule your classes around your program, not
your friend’s.
If a class is full, you might be on a wait list.
How to Survive College
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Learn how to use our online service called Web
Advisor.
See a counselor half way through your first
semester to plan for Spring semester classes.
Refer to college web sites:
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www.fresnocitycollege.edu
www.reedleycollege.edu
www.northcenters.com
Activate your student email address
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Need your student ID number
Official way we communicate with you
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