Key West Campus Middle Keys Center Upper Keys Center 305-296-9081 305-809-3219 305-809-3154 FKCC Academic Programs: Associate in Arts • University Transfer Degree: 60 Credit Hours • 36 General Education Credits Accounting Biology Business Administration and Management Criminal Justice Studies Dental Hygienist General Transfer History Hospitality and Tourism Management Initiative Marine/Aquatic Biology Pre-Nursing Psychology Equivalent to the first 2 years of study at the University level (Freshman & Sophomore) Earn your AA Degree at FKCC and you can apply to transfer to the public and independent colleges and university's in Florida and more! 30-hour advising: The Florida College System Associate in Arts students are required to identify the bachelor’s degree program and college/university of interest by the time they earn 30 hours. Once a student identifies the program and institution of interest, the Florida college will let the student know about the common prerequisite requirements. The purpose of the 30-hour advising rule is to improve articulation and reduce excess credit hours. Associate in Science & Associate in Applied Science • Career Focused Degree Business Administration Computer Information Technology Computer Programming and Analysis Diving Business and Technology Marine Engineering Marine Environmental Technology Nursing The AS & AAS Degrees are two year programs comprised of vocational and general education courses to prepare you for a career in those areas. AA Educational Plans for: • • • • • • • • • • • Accounting Biology Business Administration and Management Criminal Justice Studies Dental Hygienist General Transfer History Hospitality and Tourism Management Initiative Marine/Aquatic Biology Pre-Nursing Psychology University Requirement- AA Degree Foreign Language Requirement: For undergraduate admission to a state university, students must have earned 2 years in a foreign language at the high school level. If a student did NOT complete this requirement while in high school, the student must complete 8 credit hours in one foreign language at FKCC prior to transferring. Program Advisors Degree Programs Associate of Arts Suzy Park 305-809-3244 Nicole Gerrard 305-809-3262 Emily Drummond 305-809-3207 Associate of Arts – Upper Keys Center Keri Dozier 305-809-3146 Business Administration Michelle Choate 305-809-3202 Computer Information Technology & Computer Programing & Analysis Dawn Ellis 305-809-3284 Marine Environmental Technology Jack Seubert 305-809-3195 Marine Engineering and Seamanship Nate Ferrara 305-809-3187 Nursing Dr. Patrick Rice 305-809-3228 Diving Business & Technology Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Certificate Programs Addiction Studies Larry Prescott 305-809-3244 Commercial/Work Diving Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Computer Programming Dawn Ellis 305-809-3284 Diving Medical Technician Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Entrepreneurship Michelle Choate 305-809-3202 Fundamentals of Professional Diving Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Marine Mammal Behavior Jack Seubert 305-809-3195 Marine Propulsion Technology Nate Ferrara 305-809-3187 Professional Dive Instructor Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Professional Research Diving Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Tropical Ornamental Mariculture Dr. Patrick Rice 305-809-3228 Academic Calendar Spring 2015- Session C January 9th – May 4th January 9th - Classes begin January 16th - Last day to change courses for Spring Term- Session C; last day to withdraw and receive 100% refund; last day to add classes for Spring Session C January 19th – Dr. Martin Luther King Day (college closed) February 13th – President’s Day (college closed) March 22nd – 29th – Spring Break (college closed) April 2nd – Deadline to submit diploma/graduation application for Spring April 2nd - Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of “W” April 28 – May 4th – Finals Week May 4th - Classes End May 8th - Commencement Academic Calendar Spring 2015- Session A January 9th – March 5th • • • • • • • January 9th -Classes begin January 16th - Last day to change courses for Spring Term Session A; last day to withdraw and receive 100% refund; last day to add classes for Spring Term- Session A January 19th – Dr. Martin Luther King Day (college closed) February 13th – Presidents Day (college closed) February 16th - Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of “W”. Last day to change registration status to audit for Spring Term- Session A February 27th – March 5th – Finals Week March 5th - Classes end Spring 2015- Session B March 6th – May 4th • • • • • • • • March 6th - Classes begin March 13th - Last day to change courses for Spring Term- Session B; last day to withdraw and receive 100% refund; last day to add classes for Spring Term- Session B March 22nd – 29th – Spring Break (College Closed) April 2nd – Deadline to submit diploma/graduation application for Spring April 6th - Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of “W”. April 28th-May 4th – Finals Week May 4th - Classes end May 8th – Graduation Advising Reminders • Contact your Academic Advisor or Program Advisor at least once per semester. • Register for developmental courses 1st. Many developmental courses are prerequisites into core courses. It is important that you complete these so it doesn’t hold you back from registering from courses you need to complete your degree. • Only three attempts permitted for any course (withdrawals count). Third attempts at courses charge full cost at Out-of State tuition ($438.73 per credit). • Understand your limits with course loads: Part-time ≤ 11 credits Full-time ≥ 12 credits • Remember to allow 1-2 hours of study time for each credit hour. • Always print your class schedule to confirm assigned classroom before first day of classes. • Attend ALL classes What Is MyFKCC? How do I log into My FKCC? • • • Go to http://www.fkcc.edu/ Click the link in the top right corner Log into your portal What are the benefits in using My FKCC Student Services? • • • • • • • Check Student Email Review Degree Works Audit Log-on to Online Courses Utilize Registration Tools • Add/Drop Courses • Registration Status • Course Schedule Review Student Account and Account Balances • Pay Online • Financial Aid Review Financial Aid • Requirements • Holds • Status • Progress Utilize Student Services • One Stop Shop assistance Degree Works What are the benefits in using Degree Works? • Determine what requirements you need to fulfill in order to complete your degree. • Identify what requirements you have completed in the general education and program areas. • View individual course grades, cumulative grade-point average (GPA), and major average. • Determine which courses you have taken or transferred, and which ones count as electives. • View transfer credits, waivers, and exemptions applied toward degree. • Project grade performance using the GPA calculator. • See how your coursework could be applied toward another program using the What If option. • Learn the prerequisites and co-requisites for courses by clicking on the course numbers. Island TIME: Transition Into Math Excellence Developmental Math courses have ditched the “chalk and talk” for a new and improved way of teaching- Island TIME: Transition Into Math Excellence. Students will benefit from a personalized learning experience that combines face-to-face instruction with easy-to-use technology. The goals of FKCC’s new program are to ensure students successfully complete developmental math courses, and are then prepared and confident for the next step toward a bright future. Student Success Center Island TIME courses will take place in the new, state-of-theart Student Success Center. Students will attend class in one portion of the Student Success Center, and then complete coursework in the adjoining computer lab. The Student Success Center is located in TWFAC 2402 and 2403, above the Ceramics lab. Just follow the green arrows. Student Activities Clubs: • Student Government Association • Sigma Alpha Pi Leadership Society • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society • Book Club • Mud Pi (Ceramics Club) • Scuba Club • Environmental Club • FNSA (Nursing) Club • Bone Island Athletic Club • Brain Bowl • National Technical Honor Society • Residence Hall Association • Chi Alpha • Keys Chorale Club Events: • Beach Parties • Community Clean Up • Game Night • Workshops • Snorkel Trips • Campus BBQ • Movie Night • Bowling Night • State Conferences • Pizza Parties • Community Involvement Campus Notifications • In the event of an emergency closure, or cancellation, students will automatically receive a phone call and email from FKCC. • Please ensure your contact information is up to date via Enrollment Services. • Please Note: All email communication will automatically go to your FKCC email account so make sure you check it regularly! Student Handbook • • • • Welcome from the Dean of Student Services Helpful Phone Numbers Academic Calendar- Important Semester Dates Testing – Testing Tips • Campus Map • Connect with Other Students – – – – – Campus Activities Clubs and Organizations Student Housing Campus Cafe Outstanding Student Awards – – – – – One Stop Shop Education Plans Career Exploration Graduation Special Support Services- Office of Students with Disabilities – – – – Student Success Tips Attendance Withdrawals Academic Standing • Services to Help you Succeed • Making the Grade Student Handbook- Continued • Help is Here- Paying for College – – – – – Financial Aid Scholarships State Grants Self Help Aid VA Assistance – – – – – – – – – – Student Rights and Responsibilities Student Concerns Smoke Free Policy Student Health Insurance Parking Bus Service Campus Safety Appeals Grade Forgiveness FERPA • Things to Know • Frequently Asked Questions • Your Future starts with College and Vocational Credit Programs – Academic Programs- AA, AS, AAS, Certificate, PSAV, and ATD – Articulation Agreements – Virtual College Student Code of Conduct Infractions /Misconduct Any student found to have committed or to have attempted to commit the following misconduct is subject to the disciplinary sanctions: Alcohol/Drugs Plagiarism Academic Integrity Violation Sexual Battery Arson Sexual Harassment Bomb Threat Sexual Offenses Bullying Standards of Dress Burglary Theft Cheating Trespassing Computer Fraud Unauthorized access to College Property Cyber Attack Unauthorized Use of College Name Disorderly or Disruptive Conduct Unauthorized Use of Other Person’s Name or Signature Extortion Vandalism False Fire Alarm Victimization/Extortion or Threats/Intimidation of a More Serious Nature False and Misleading Information Weapons Felony Transfer ** On accession, situations may arise not specifically covered by Fighting College regulations or the Code, but which are harmful to the Force or Violence welfare of the College community or are obstructive to the Gross Insubordination or Open Defiance orderly processes of the college, in these incidents, Harassment interpretation will be made by representative of the College and appropriate action which to be taken. Hazing Inciting, Leading or Participating in a Major Student Disorder Student Code of Conduct information is located on the Intentional Damage of College Property/Personal Property website Code of Conduct Other more Serious Miscellaneous Conduct Physical Abuse How Do I Pay For My Education? Apply for the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid It Provides: Grants Scholarships FKCC Outside Work Study Stafford Loans Outside Sources Financial Aid Important Financial Aid Websites • www.fkcc.edu • www.flvc.org • www.fafsa.ed.gov Online College Catalog • General Information – College Mission Statement – Rules and Regulations • Student Affairs – – – – Admission Requirements Academic Advising Orientation Testing • Academic Policies & Procedures – – – – Student Responsibility Withdrawal Policies Course Substitutions Academic Probation/Suspension • Programs of Study/Specialized Academic Programs • Course Descriptions Florida Virtual Campus- Florida's Online Learning Resource Center • www.flvc.org – Explore careers and determine career objectives – Search for public or private four-year college or universities and community colleges – Explore College and University programs and majors – Apply online to public Universities – Learn about and apply for Financial Aid CollegeFish.org www.collegefish.org ◦ Promote higher Community College degree completion ◦ Promote timely, effective, and seamless University transfer for Community College Students ◦ Provide free online resources to manage, monitor, and enhance process for students Resources Florida Keys Community College has a variety of resources that can help you move toward your academic and career goals. A number of our resources are listed below: • • • • • • • • • • • Student Advisement and Engagement, Career Counseling & Student Activities - 305-809-3196 Financial Aid-305-809-3523 Student ID Card- All new students can obtain a Student ID card after registering for courses from the Learning Resource Center/Library. Online Bookstore- Bookstore TurboVote- makes voting by mail easy so you never have to miss another election fkcc.turbovote.org Nel-Net Payment Plan- Business Office 305-809-3186 Online Faculty Directory - Staff Directory Learning Resource Center/Library-305-809-3194 Interactive Student Learning Environment (ISLE)- Tutoring and Study center SMARTHINKING- Online Tutoring www.smarthinking.com MyFKCC Student Services/Degree Works Audit- www.fkcc.edu Enrollment Services- Application for Admissions, Residency Verification, Request Official Transcripts, Apply for Graduation, and Transcript Evaluations. Helpful Hints: Reading your Class schedule: M= Monday T= Tuesday W= Wednesday R=Thursday F= Friday S= Saturday U= Sunday Completion of Online Orientation Once you have completed the viewing of the online orientation power point presentation you will need to complete the online orientation questions (please right click on the below link and open hyperlink to complete the Online Orientation questions). The online orientation questions will certify your participation in the orientation. Upon completion of the online orientation questions, you will be ready to register at any of our locations. http://www.keysurvey.com/f/682355/11e6/ Thank You!