WELCOME TO THE
EOPS STUDENT
ORIENTATION
FALL 2012
Mt. San Jacinto College
EOPS New and Continuing Student Orientation
Fall 2012
EOPS SERVICES & BENEFITS
“Over and Above”
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Counseling and Educational Planning
Priority Registration
Book Service - $200.00 for Fall 2012
SGA Sticker
Parking Permits
Career and Personal Assessments
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Three Counseling Contacts
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Three appointments that are set up by the student
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No new students will be seen at MVC for counseling
appointment. Students need to go to SJC for counseling.
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Appointments are to be 3-4 weeks apart.
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Counseling appointments are for:
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Discussing career issues that will help you develop your
goals.
Discussing personal issues that interfere with your goals.
Developing educational plans that will fulfill your goals.
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DATES FOR Fall 2012
CONTACTS
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Counseling Contact should be completed by:
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August 13th to September 28th, 2012 (First
Contact)
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October 1st to October 26th, 2012 (Second Contact)
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October 29th to December 21st, 2012 (Third &
Fourth Contact)
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What do you bring to counseling
contact appointments
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EOPS students should always bring:
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Recent copy of educational plans
ASSIST- Transfer materials
Program Information for the Associate degree
Program information for the certificates
YOUR EOPS FOLDER (if you do not have one,
let me know in our first contact)
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Why do you bring these items to
all your contacts
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You should always have a copy of your
“academic road map”.
Will help you understand what you need to
take each semester.
If we need to change anything, we can change
it at the same time, and together.
Helps you keep up with important paperwork,
and stay focused on your goals.
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Dates for Fall 2012
Counseling Contacts
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Counseling Contact should be completed by:
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September 13th to September 28th, 2012 - First
Contact
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October 1st to October 26th, 2012 - Second Contact
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October 29th to December 21st, 2012 - Third &
Fourth Contact
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What is Walk-In Advising
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Everyday, the counselor will have a minimum
of 1.5 hours of walk-in times per day.
Walk-in advising is for:
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Quick questions
Making request
Crisis students (students in immediate need of
emotional help).
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What you can not do in a walk-in
session
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Make a contact
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Review the education plan
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Re-write the education plan
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Discuss career decision making
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WALK- IN SESSIONS
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WALK-IN SESSIONS DO NOT COUNT AS
ONE OF THE THREE REQUIRED
COUNSELING CONTACT:
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Priority Registration
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EOPS/CARE students have the opportunity for priority
registration.
You need to register during your Priority Date, or by the
end of that week (if you have holds…)
Students in the EOPS/CARE program register before
general registration begins for Fall and Spring semesters.
You should never have a difficult time selecting classes
unless you procrastinate.
Due to California Budget Crisis, the college is offering
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Less and less classes, and classes close up quickly, so priority
registration is even more important.
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Book Voucher
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EOPS provides book vouchers to qualified students
to assist with the purchase of one or more of their
required text books.
You can only purchase required text books!
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No supplemental books
Nursing uniforms
Art/lab/ or any other types of supplies
Book Voucher will be available August 20th, 2012.
Last day to pick up your book voucher is September
14, 2012.
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Book Voucher (continued)
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In order to get use your voucher for Fall 2012:
 Enrolled in 12 units (if you are on a waiting list, that does
not count).
 Be in DSPS and have a current stress test form in your
files, that indicates minimum # of units to take.
 Have a waiver of 12 units completed (the director and/or a
counselor will decided if you need one).
 Until you show proof of 12 units, you will be unable to get
your books, parking permit, or SGA sticker.
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How to get your SGA and
Parking:
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You need to pay for the TRANSPORTATION
fee ($6.00) before requesting your SGA and
Parking.
After orientation you must order your SGA
and parking on-line. You must order these
before 2:00pm on the day of the orientation.
Or the following day before 2:00pm if your
orientation ends after 2:00pm.
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SGA and Parking (continued)
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After 5 business days, you will receive your
parking permit in the mail; you can go to the
cashier, Bookstore, or cafeteria to pick up the
SGA sticker.
Last day to request SGA and Parking is
September 14th or you will have to pay out of
pocket after that date.
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Grounds for Probation from EOPS
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If you have one “no-show” per semester.
Did not bringing in your educational plan for your contact
appointments
Dropping a class without counselor approval (If you are unable to
speak with the counselor in person, please email the counselor, or
leave a voice message).
Not using “priority registration” on the specific date set aside for
EOPS/CARE students (if you should have any “holds”, please see
Enrollment Services for more information).
Changes to your name, address, phone, without informing
EOPS/CARE.
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Beginning Spring 2013
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Students on EOPS Probation will not receive
any monetary services. i.e. Book Vouchers,
Parking permit, SGA stickers, Starter-kits,
EOPS grants, Child care grants, any of
monetary values.
Students will continue to receive Counseling
Services
Budget cut, required us to have strict
guidelines
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Grounds for Dismissal from
EOPS
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If you have 2 “no-shows” in a semester for your
counseling contact appointments.
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Have not declared a major or academic goal, by the end
of your second semester in EOPS/CARE.
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Registering for a class that is not within your academic
goal, educational plan, or prior approval by the
EOPS/CARE counselor.
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Conditions for Dismissal
(Continued)
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4. Dropping all courses, without counselor’s
guidance.
5. If you failed probation status from the
previous semester.
If you do not follow counselor’s guidance,
from semester to semester.
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Goals for these changes:
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1. Encourage completion of your goals.
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2. Encourage a sense of responsibility.
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3. Encourage better choices each semester.
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Some reasons students have used for failing
their responsibilities
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Court Cases
Relationship issues
Child-care issues
Moving in the middle of the semester
Funerals
Car trouble
Not likening the class you are enrolled in
Homelessness
Family crisis
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EOPS Staff
Dr. Ketmani Kouanchao- Director
Pamala James- Counselor
Mary Montano- Clerical Assistant
Juan Mata- EOPS/CARE Technician
Heather Tibbetts – Counselor at MVC
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REMEMBER!!!
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Dates for Counseling Contact:
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August 13th to September 28th, 2012 (First Contact)
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October 1st to October 26th, 2012 (Second Contact)
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October 29th to December 21st, 2012 (Third & Fourth
Contact)
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