CVTE Orientation. - Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational

Bristol Career Vocational
Technical Education
Dual Enrollment
High School Students,
Parents, and Guardians
Bristol Career Vocational Technical
Education Linkages Program
Articulation Agreements
Dual Enrollment
Career Days
Ask your guidance counselor for
more information
What is
Amanda Donovan, CVTE Linkages Director
508-678-2811 ext. 2644
[email protected]
BCC Campus Map
• Fall River Campus-over 1,800 spaces
• First Come/First Served Basis
• Must park between 2 white lines
• NO parking on grass
• New Bedford Campus (with valid student ID)
• Elm Street Garage (25¢ per hour)
• Zeiterion Garage (50¢ per hour)
• Metered Street Parking (50¢ per hour/2 hr. limit)
• Attleboro Campus (ample parking)
accessBCC is your portal to all things at BCC:
Allows students to view their schedule
Allows students to obtain final grade at end of
Provides students with a college e-mail
Serves as a portal to other resources including
the eLearning system (online course materials)
Set-Up accessBCC Account
Bristol Community College webpage:
Click [email protected] image
Follow Set up My Account link below log-in screen
Use your BCC ID# (900######)
Orientation information for new students:
Online Courses
Set up accessBCC to enter BCC eLearning portal
Log into accessBCC
Click on eLearning tab at top of screen
Click link to access your courses
(No access to courses until 1st day of semester)
• Click name of your course
• Technical help available through BCC’s website
eLearning Orientation Course
• eLearning 101 recommended
• Sign-up on-line
• Face to Face Assistance in room A208
(2nd floor of Library)
• Schedule is posted on line
• Telephone # 508-678-2811 ext. 2081
BCC College Bookstore
• Commonwealth College Center (G Building) 1st Floor
• Phone: 508.678.2811, ext. 2239
Fax: 508.677.2411
Email: [email protected]
• Bring copy of your ‘Detailed Schedule’
• Textbook information is also found on BCC web site & search credit courses
– Select your course & click the CRN#
– Textbook & ISBN will be provided
– Books from the BCC bookstore guarantee you that you are
getting exactly what you need to be prepared for class
– Bookstore staff work closely with the faculty to ensure
they have the right books on the shelves for all courses
accessBCC One Card
The accessBCC One Card is the official BCC
identification card:
• Can be used to make purchases
• Used to access college facilities & activities
• Serves as your library card
accessBCC One Card Office
Bring a driver’s license OR other valid photo ID
• G221 in Commonwealth College Center
• K130 in Business Technology Building
• Sign up for notifications about closings & other
important info via email, voice & text messages
• Login accessBCC using your accessBCC User
Name & Password
• Left side of screen-three options
A. Contact Devices-enter up to a total of 9 devices
B. Opt in for optional non-emergency notifications
C. Summary-review a your subscription summary
Eileen T. Farley
Learning Resources Center
Library-First Floor
Professional librarians assist with research
(print & media)
Learning Resources Center-Building A
Circulation ext. 2105 or Reference ext. 2108
Web Page:
Eileen T. Farley
Learning Resources Center
Rodgers Cyber Café
Desk top computers
Group study tables
Lounge chairs
Vending Machines also available
Group study rooms reserved at circulation desk
Tutoring & Academic Support Center
Assists students outside the classroom with: homework, class
projects, writing needs and tips for improving studying
• Tutoring & Academic Support Center
Room: B110
Telephone: 508-678-2811 ext. 2295
• BCC Writing Center
Room B117
Telephone: 508-678-2811 ext. 2544
Online Tutoring
• eTutoring online writing lab
• Ask a tutor to review your draft of a writing
• Tutor will return your draft with mark-ups
and suggestions for improvement within
24 to 48 hours
• Log onto accessBCC to access eTutoring
Telephone # 508-678-2811 ext. 2081
Computer Labs for Student Use
Open Labs (times are posted at each lab):
• Community Computing Center
(Business Technology Building) (K130)
• Learning Resources Center (Library)(A)
• Rodgers Cyber Café (Library)(A)
Dedicated labs:
Art, Computer Science, Nursing, Engineering,
Math, & Languages location in several areas
(check Computer Labs web page for locations)
• Course syllabus has information regarding
how grade is calculated
• IF you encounter difficulty & are concerned
about your grade-seek advising & speak to
• Grades are posted to accessBCC AFTER
semester concludes
Student Illness
• STUDENT must contact professor if:
– Sick
– Accident
– Appointment
• Contact via e-mail, telephone, or through
Divisional Office
• Follow professor’s directions as posted on
course syllabus
• Call Vice President of Students (ext. 2150) to send a
message to professor
Changing a Course AFTER Registration
All students should be registered in their courses by the end of the first week
of classes.
• Add/Drop period is scheduled at the start of each semester.
• ADD: to add a course after Add/Drop period requires instructor’s
written approval & may be subject to other limitations.
• DROP: student may withdraw from a course at any time before end of
tenth week of classes & will receive a “W” on transcript:
 Consult with an advisor,
 Obtain signatures of instructor & advisor on Change of Schedule form,
 Return completed Change of Schedule form to the Enrollment Center.
Students are cautioned that grades of “W” will lower the S.C.R. & will place
student at risk for probation or dismissal.
Release of Student Information
BCC designates the following categories of student
information as public or “Directory Information” & such
information may be disclosed for any purpose, at its
• Category 1: Name, address, telephone number, dates of
attendance, class;
• Category 2: Previous institutions attended, major field of
study, awards, honors, degree(s) conferred (including
• Category 3: Past & present participation in officially
recognized sports & activities, physical factors (height,
weight of athletes), date & place of birth.
Student Record Disclosure
Students may consent to full disclosure of academic
& financial information to another person or
agency. In doing so the student authorizes the
institution to release information to an individual
identified by the student in writing. Student must
submit a Student Record Disclosure Form to the
office of the Registrar. Forms are available in the
Enrollment Center located in the Commonwealth
College Center, or the Attleboro and New Bedford
Enrollment Center
Evaluates applications for admission to BCC
Reviews academic records & Advises students
Evaluates requests for internal transfers
Manages transfer credits for incoming
• Provides some career information & guidance
• Assists students in all aspects of payment
Enrollment Center
• Provides registration & enrollment related
services into credit & non-credit courses
• Staff comprised of:
Registration ext. 2157
Records ext. 2240
Admissions ext. 2516
Enrollment Services ext. 2590
Financial Aid ext. 2515
Student Accounts ext. 2160
First Floor, G Building
Transfer Affairs
• Assist student with transfer to 4-year degree
• Teaches student about scholarships
• Enlightens student regarding articulations
Second Floor, G Building
508-678-2811 ext. 2229
Information Technology Services
• ITS Help Desk can answer computer-related
• Can direct student to campus technology
Stoico Business Technology Building (K-130)
508-678-2811 ext. 2119
E-Mail or Call for Appointment
Barbara Bernard, Bristol CVTE Linkages Special Programs Coordinator
D Building, D200
508-678-2811 ext. 3460
[email protected]
Amanda Donovan, Bristol CVTE Linkages Director
D Building, D200
508-678-2811 ext. 2644
[email protected]
Diane Pelton, Bristol CVTE Linkages Administrative Assistant
D Building, D209
508-678-2811 ext. 2597
[email protected]