College 101 FALL 2012 Welcome to the Freshman Academies WHAT FRESHMAN ACADEMY ARE YOU IN? Administration Bldg. Room 405A Science Bldg. Room 332 Medical Arts Bldg. Room 127 Humanities Bldg. Room 351 Criminal Justice Medical Arts Bldg. Room 127 Library Bldg., Lower Level, Room 23 Medical Arts Bldg. Room 326 Your Freshman Coordinators • First Semester Advisement The “Go-to” Person • Academic • Resources • Activities / Events High Impact Learning Experiences • E-Portfolio • Learning Communities • Service Learning • Writing Intensive Courses • Academy Activities All Freshmen students at Queensborough participate in a Freshman Academy based on their chosen program of study. Are You Ready? First Day Of Class Is th Monday, August 27 How To Read Your Class Schedule Time Monday Jan 31 Tuesday Feb 1 SS 310 - LC1 SOCIOLOGY Lecture 9:00AM - 9:50AM Medical Arts Building 126 SS 310 - LC1 SOCIOLOGY Lecture 9:00AM - 9:50AM Medical Arts Building 126 Wednesday Feb 2 Thursday Feb 3 Friday Feb 4 8:00AM 9:00AM 10:00AM 11:00AM 12:00PM 1:00PM 2:00PM 3:00PM SS 310 - LC1 SOCIOLOGY Lecture 9:00AM - 9:50AM Medical Arts Building 126 EN 101 - LC4 ENGL COMP 1 Lecture 10:00AM - 11:40AM Humanities Building 436 ST 100 - F1 INTRO TO COLLEGE Lecture 12:10PM - 1:00PM Medical Arts Building 344B EN 101 - LC4 ENGL COMP 1 Lecture 10:00AM - 11:40AM Humanities Building 407 CJ 101 - F235 INTRO CRIMINAL JUST Lecture 12:10PM - 1:00PM Medical Arts Building 123 MA 120 - G245 ALGEBRA & TRIG Lecture 1:10PM - 2:50PM Medical Arts Building 133 CJ 101 - F235 INTRO CRIMINAL JUST Lecture 12:10PM - 1:00PM Medical Arts Building 123 CJ 101 - F235 INTRO CRIMINAL JUST Lecture 12:10PM - 1:00PM Medical Arts Building 123 MA 120 - G245 ALGEBRA & TRIG Lecture 1:10PM - 2:00PM Administration / Business Bldg 408 MA 120 - G245 ALGEBRA & TRIG Lecture 1:10PM - 2:50PM Medical Arts Building 142 To view your schedule you must log onto CUNYfirst account. If you need assistance please contact the help desk: 718-631-6348 REMEDIAL COURSES A required investment in your college success. MUST be completed prior to taking college credit courses. NO college credit but they count as “equated credits”. How long will it take to get my degree? IT IS UP TO YOU!!!! You need 60 credits for your associates degree. This is HALF of your bachelors degree. Most courses are worth 3 or 4 credits. You can take summer or winter courses to graduate earlier. Tutoring & Resources for Success ALL Tutoring Services are FREE!! Utilize these resources if you are having any difficulties in your classes. TUITION PAYMENT If You Register: Your Bill Must Be Paid By: Through June 25, 2012 July 11, 2012 June 26th – August 6th August 20, 2012 WARNING!!! Once you register, you are liable for ALL tuition & fees shown on your bill. If you DO NOT pay your bill or DO NOT go to class – you are STILL financially liable for all charges. To completely cancel your registration, you must CONTACT YOUR FRESHMAN COORDINATOR BEFORE the START of the semester. Tuition Effective FALL 2012 Residents of New York City who are: Full Time (Minimum of 12 credits/equated credits) = $1,950.00 Don’t forget FEES!! Part Time (Less than 12 credits) = $165.00 per credit See Admissions webpage for further details. Residency Information Residency information is used to determine whether a student is eligible for the in-state tuition rate. Go to www.qcc.cuny.edu/Bursar/Residency.asp to find out if you qualify for the in-state tuition rate. CHECK YOUR TUITION PRIOR TO PAYING TO MAKE SURE THE AMOUNT IS CORRECT!!!! For all other Residency inquiries: go to the Admissions Office Room 210 FINANCIAL AID Deadline to apply was: th June 4 2012 • • ACT NOW!!!! APPLY IMMEDIATELY Be prepared to pay your Tuition Bill….Financial Aid more than likely will not be fully processed by your Tuition Due Date. o Confirm with Financial Aid that your application is COMPLETELY processed. Be sure to send in any requested information. o Telephone: 718-631-6367 o Library, Fourth Floor Pay As You Learn If you are unable to pay your bill in FULL by the due date, you may enroll in the INTEREST-FREE MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN offered by Tuition Pay. Payments are staggered over 3 months. Sign Up NOW: www.tuitionpay.com/cuny or call (800) 635-0120 Textbooks for Classes Bookstore Monday 9:00am – 7:00pm Tuesday -Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm W-Building Main Parking Lot (718) 631-4200 Online Resources Tigermail CUNYfirst CUNY Portal E – Portfolio CUNYfirst Student Center View Schedule Billing Information Financial Aid Status Semester Grades Registration Center Steps to NAVIGATE through CUNYfirst and access your Student Center. View Fall 2012 Class Schedule. Future semesters this is where you will register yourself for classes. Tuition Bill and Due Date will be posted in this section. It is NOT mailed to your home. Make sure tuition bill is CORRECT prior to making a payment. TIGERMAIL Your QCC Email Account o Receive notices from QCC o Communicate with your professors o Communicate with your Freshman Coordinator CUNY Portal: Blackboard •The CUNY portal login is found on the CUNY.EDU website •Blackboard will be used in some of your classes •If your class is using Blackboard you will be able to view your assignments and any messages from that professor online. E-Portfolio E-portfolio is found in Epsilen E-portfolio is your own personal Website. It represents YOU. You will be able to build your e-portfolio over time! Some professors may use this in the classroom. Used to store and display your work. Papers Resume Certificates, licenses, and awards At the end of your time at Queensborough, you will be able to look at your successes on your E-Portfolio. Will be discussed further in Technology Workshop. Your guide to your future: • Think about what you want to study and why. • Understand how long it will take you to complete your degree. • Visit this plan in your first semester (ST100 class) • Use program information to stay on the right track • Will begin MAP in the Technology Workshop today. REMINDERS!!!! Importance of Writing Prep If you were advised to take a Writing Prep workshop, PLEASE SIGN UP for this FREE 20 HOUR WORKSHOP for the SUMMER 2012 session. Contact Writing Center – Library 1st Floor 718-631-6663 ST – 100 COURSE (PNET) What is ST-100? Informative and interactive freshman course designed to introduce new students to QCC. Partially online course(PNET). 10 class sessions; 5 lessons in the classroom(once a week) and 5 lessons will be assigned via online work. MUST BE COMPLETED within the 5 week period. MANDATORY course for all first time full time freshman students. A passing grade is REQUIRED. If you do not complete the course, you will be required to repeat the course resulting in DELAYED REGISTRATION for the following semester. Final High School Transcript JUNE 2012 GRADUATES: Please arrange to have your high school send your final transcript to the Admissions Office. Administration Building Room 210 Are You a Veteran? Contact the Veteran’s Center located in the Student Union Bldg. LL5. OR Visit our website @ www.qcc.cuny.edu/veterans for a Step by Step Guide to becoming a successful college student. STUDENT LIFE AT QCC Get involved in campus life…. • Clubs • Sports Team • Student Organizations • Student Government • Cultural, Educational and Recreational Activities Student Activities Office: Student Union Lower Level 718-631-6233 1. Tour Of The Campus. 2. Technology Workshop E-Portfolio My Action Plan (MAP) 3. Photo ID Picture – Student Union Upper Level FRESHMEN FIRST Second Part of Orientation - MANDATORY Major Specific – Break out into Academy specific groups. Opportunity to meet professors in your major Discuss career opportunities in your field. Receive Photo ID card Thursday, August 23rd . Location & Times will be emailed to your Tigermail account in August. Good Luck With Your Academic Career!