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Unformatted text preview: Credit: Course Offerings Key Dates Credit: Contents Distant Learning Short Term Classes Final Exam Schedule Noncredit Schedule Noncredit: Contents Cover Credit: Contents Credit: Course Offerings Final Exam Schedule Noncredit Cover Noncredit: Contents Cover Credit: Contents Credit: Course Offerings Final Exam Schedule Noncredit Cover Noncredit: Contents Cover Credit: Contents Credit: Course Offerings Final Exam Schedule Noncredit Cover Noncredit: Contents HOW TO REGISTER . . . for Credit classes, pages 6-7 School of Continuing Education, pages 187-189 FINANCIAL AID page 9 CREDIT CLASSES page 31 SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES page 186 KEY DATES FOR SPRING 2018 January 17 Registration begins for 2018 Spring Semester Credit and Continuing Education classes February February February February February Lincoln’s Birthday Holiday (campus closed) 2018 Winter Intersession ends Washington’s Birthday Holiday (campus closed) Residency determination date for Spring 2018 2018 Spring Semester begins March March March March 16 18 19 25 26 5 9 12 30 International student application due for 2018 Summer Intersession Last day to change residency for Spring Last day to return 2018 Spring parking permit Cesar Chavez Holiday (campus closed) May 9 May 12 May 28 Registration begins for 2018 Summer Intersession Credit and Continuing Education classes Last day to petition for 2018 Spring Commencement Memorial Day Holiday (campus closed) June June June June Final Exams Commencement 2018 Spring Semester ends 2018 Summer Intersession begins 11 - 17 17 17 21 The last day for withdrawal or for a refund is specific to the course and is listed on the Student Schedule/Receipt. ALTERNATE FORMATS The Schedule of Classes is available online at and in alternate formats (Braille, enlarged text, e-text, etc.) upon request. Please contact Accessibility Resource Centers for Students (formerly known as DSPS) at (909) 2744290. DROP-FOR-NONPAYMENT POLICY Students are reminded that payment for all fees is due upon registration. Students who fail to pay for their classes by the established deadlines may be dropped. The deadlines for paying of fees are Thursday, February 15, 2018 (for classes registered January 17 through February 15 at 8 p.m.) and Friday, February 23, 2018 (for classes registered February 16 through February 23, 2018). These deadlines will be posted on the student portal at my.mtsac.edu and on the student Schedule/Receipt. Fee payment can be made either online any time (except from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.) or in person at the Bursar’s Office (Building 4) during regular business hours. Cover Credit: Contents Credit: Course Offerings Final Exam Schedule Noncredit Cover Noncredit: Contents Contents Financial Aid & Scholarships ........................... 9 Grades ............................................................. 22 How To Add Yourself to a Wait List ............ 12-13 Key Dates........................................................... 4 Online Registration ..................................... 10-11 Parking Fees ............................................................... 7 Policies ....................................................... 8-9 Purchasing a Parking Permit ....................... 8 Placement Test Information....................... 19-20 Police & Campus Safety Escort Service ........ 29 Prerequisites, Corequisites & Advisories...... 18 Registration Process ...................................... 6-7 School of Continuing Education .................... 82 Student Services & Resources.................. 24-28 TouchNet: Authorized Users ...................... 16-17 CONTENTS ADD Authorization Codes .............................. 20 Attendance, Drop & Withdrawal Policies ...... 20 Calendar & Deadlines ....................................... 4 California Community College Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) Information ............. 8-9 Campus Directory ............................................. 5 Campus Map ........................................... 210-211 Campus Safety .......................................... 29-30 Changing Your Class Schedule ...................... 20 Childcare Services .......................................... 25 Course Policies................................................ 21 Credit Classes.................................................. 31 Fees Fee Payment Options/Policies .................... 7 Fee Refund Policy ...................................... 23 List of Fees ................................................... 7 Nonresidents ................................................ 8 Paying Fees Online ............................... 14-15 Campus Directory Accessibility Resource Centers for Students (formerly known as DSPS) ............. ext. 4290 Admissions & Records ........................ ext. 4415 Adult Basic Education ......................... ext. 4845 Aspire Program .................................... ext. 6396 Assessment Center .............................. ext. 4265 Bridge Program.................................... ext. 5392 Bookstore (“SacBookRac”) ................. ext. 4475 Bursar’s Office ...................................... ext. 4960 California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS) ........................ext. 4755 Career and Transfer Services .............. ext. 4510 Child Development Center .................. ext. 4920 Continuing Education .......................... ext. 4220 Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) .......................ext. 4500 Counseling Center ............................... ext. 4380 Directions to Campus .......................... ext. 4181 English as a Second Language (ESL). ext. 5235 Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS).............................................. ext. 4500 Financial Aid & Scholarships .............. ext. 4450 Health Center ....................................... ext. 4400 High School Outreach...........................ext. 5906 Instruction Office ................................. ext. 4200 Instructional Divisions Arts .................................................... ext. 5200 Business ........................................... ext. 4600 Humanities & Social Sciences ........ ext. 4570 Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance ....... ext. 4630 Library & Learning Resources ........ ext. 5659 Natural Sciences .............................. ext. 4425 Technology & Health ....................... ext. 4750 Learning Assistance Center ................ ext. 4300 Library................................................... ext. 4260 Lost & Found (Student Life) ................ ext. 4525 Older Adult Program ........................... ext. 4192 Parking .................................................. ext. 4233 Police & Campus Safety ..................... ext. 4555 Police & Campus Safety Escort Service.................................. ext. 4555 Student Life/Student Activities ........... ext. 4525 TRIO Programs: ACES & Upward Bound................... ext. 4411 Veterans Resource Center ................... ext. 4520 Search for Credit Classes — CAMPUS DIRECTORY For assistance, call the Mt. SAC general number at (909) 274-7500. For direct access to offices, dial (909) 274 + the 4-digit extension. 5 Cover Credit: Contents Credit: Course Offerings Final Exam Schedule Noncredit Cover Noncredit: Contents Registration — 8 Easy Steps REGISTRATION REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR 2018 SPRING SEMESTER Wednesday, January 17, 2018 MAIN CAMPUS — (909) 274-7500 n n n n n n n n STEP 2 — Apply for Financial Aid (909) 274-4450 Apply for financial aid, fee waivers, and grants. Mountie Fast Track Info Session: Got questions? These Information Sessions were created to answer your questions and assist you in getting started at Mt. SAC! Register online at: STEP 3 — Placement Test (909) 274-4265 Information Sessions The info sessions will help you prepare for the tests. STEP 4 — Get Assessed (909) 274-4265 Schedule and take your course placement tests at the Assessment Center. STEP 5 — New Student Orientation (909) 274-4380 Attend an orientation session. Any student who is new to Mt. SAC MUST attend orientation before registering for classes. STEP 6 — Counseling (909) 274-4380 Receive counseling/advising and your Mountie Academic Plan (MAP). STEP 7 — Register inside.mtsac.edu Register online. If you need help, visit the Student Services Center. STEP 8 — Fees (909) 274-4960 Pay your fees by credit card online, check by mail, or cash, check or credit card in person at Bursar’s Office. Who is eligible for Admission? A. Any person possessing a high school diploma or its equivalent or is at least 18 years old is eligible for admission to Mt. San Antonio College. High school juniors and seniors should apply online at . They will also need to submit a Special Admissions Application and meet the stated criteria. Admission is approved on an individual basis. Special note to parents, Right of Access: Under Section 49061 of the Education Code, parents of community college students do not have a right of access to their children’s student records, regardless of whether the student is under the age of 18. In accordance with this regulation, students’ college records will be released to parents only with the written consent of the student. How Do I Apply? A. Apply online by visiting and clicking on the “Apply Now” link. 6 Students who are new to Mt SAC must apply online for admission. Returning Mt SAC students with an absence of two consecutive semesters (excluding Summer and Winter intersessions) must re-apply online for admission. Students who have attended Mt SAC within the past academic year do not need to re-apply. C. Submit official transcripts from all accredited high schools, colleges, and trade schools attended. STEP 1 — Apply to Mt. SAC (909) 274-4415 The preferred method of application is via the Web at . STEP 1 — Apply to Mt. SAC B. B. Mt. San Antonio College STEP 2 — Apply for Financial Aid Mt. SAC offers a variety of financial aid programs funded by federal and state agencies and private sources, including grants, fee waivers, work-study opportunities, scholarships, and loans. For further information, contact the Financial Aid Office at (909) 274-4450 or visit STEP 3 — Placement Test Information Sessions The sessions will prepare students to take the required placement tests and provide an opportunity for students to ask questions regarding the tests. For further information, contact the Assessment Center at (909) 274-4265 or visit STEP 4 — Get Assessed Assessment is required of all students attending Mt. SAC. Most classes have basic skills prerequisites that must be assessed prior to registration. Course eligibility may be determined by placement test results or by previous Mt. SAC or other college coursework. Apply online at . edu before taking your placement tests. Assessment must be completed prior to your orientation and registration date and time. To Make a Placement Test Appointment: A. Determine the test(s) required for the courses in which you plan to enroll. n Placement Test information, page 19 B. To make an appointment, you can: n go online at ; or n call the Assessment Center at (909) 274-4265; or n visit the Assessment Center in the Student Services Center C. Arrive at the designated testing room 10-15 minutes early on the day of the test. n A photo I.D. is required to take all tests and to receive all test results. n Tests scores are valid for two years. n Students may retest after three months. Schedule of Credit Classes — Spring 2018 Cover Credit: Contents Credit: Course Offerings Final Exam Schedule Noncredit Cover Noncredit: Contents Registration — 8 Easy Steps STEP 8 — Fees College counselors lead group orientation sessions for all new students who are enrolling at Mt.SAC, unless otherwise exempted. Students are exempt (but not prohibited) from participating in orientation, counseling and advising if they meet any of the following: A. Enroll in community service classes only B. Possess an Associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution C. Attain 60 units or more from a regionally accredited institution D. Select and enroll in a general interest class only. All students must meet course prerequisites. Completion of orientation is required prior to registering for classes. Students may complete orientation in person or online.To schedule an orientation appointment, call (909) 274-4380, visit the Counseling Center in the Student Services Bldg or online at . Payment is due upon registration. Students who fail to pay for their classes by the established deadlines may be dropped. Students who remain enrolled after the course refund deadline remain financially responsible for the payment of fees even if they drop the class or are dropped by their instructor. Please check inside.mtsac.edu student portal for further information. All fees are subject to change. STEP 6 — Counseling College counselors lead group education planning sessions for new students who are enrolling at Mt. SAC. Students should complete assessment and have test results prior to participating in an education planning workshop. You will develop a first semester education plan. Fee Explanations Contact the Bursar’s Office at (909) 274-4960 with feerelated questions. Enrollment Fee: The Enrollment Fee is $46 per unit. Students who qualify for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) are not required to pay this fee. Non-Resident and International Student Tuition: Out-of-state tuition fees are $264 per unit and are reFEES (refer to Fee Explanations below) ENROLLMENT FEE STEP 7 — Register A. View your assigned registration appointment by visiting inside.mtsac.edu. Login using your username and password, then you can view your assigned registration date and time. Students are not able to register before their assigned date and time. B. Prior to your registration appointment, review the Schedule of Classes and prepare a tentative class schedule. You will need to have the Course Reference Number (CRN) when you register online. Some classes may be closed at your registration time, so be prepared with some alternatives. C. You can search for open classes online at . D. You will be able to add yourself to wait lists for courses during registration. E. Check course prerequisites and corequisites. A prerequisite is a course or experience which must be completed prior to enrollment in certain courses. Be sure that you have completed the required prerequisites for the courses you have selected. Prerequisites are identified in the course descriptions in the Schedule of Classes and in the college Catalog. F. Be sure to register for required corequisites. A corequisite is a course that must be taken during the same term as the course originally chosen. Corequisites are identified in the course descriptions in the Schedule of Classes and in the college Catalog. Some corequisites may have been taken previously. REGISTRATION STEP 5 — New Student Orientation STUDENT HEALTH FEE PARKING PERMIT Fees subject to change Resident $46 per unit International Students $310 per unit ($264 per unit + $46 per unit enrollment fee) Non-Resident Students $310 per unit ($264 per unit + $46 per unit enrollment fee) Regular $20 With BOGW $15 Regular $50 With BOGW $25 STUDENT ACTIVITIES FEE Collected in Fall and Spring semesters only STUDENT REPRESENTATION FEE Collected in Fall and Spring semesters only STUDENT TRANSPORTATION FEE Collected in Fall and Spring semesters only $11 $0.50 $8 part-time students $9 full-time students quired of all students who have not established residency in the State of California for a period of one year prior to the day before classes begin. International student tuition fees are $264 per unit and are required of all nonresident international students attending Mt. SAC on an F-1 Visa. Contact Admissions & Records at (909) 274-4415 with residency questions. Student Health Fee: Required of all credit students. Students who qualify for the Board of Governors Fee Search for Credit Classes — 7 Cover Credit: Contents Credit: Course Offerings Final Exam Schedule Noncredit Cover Noncredit: Contents Fee Payment Options/Policies FEE PAYMENT OPTIONS/POLICIES Waiver pay a reduced fee. Pursuant to Section 76355 of the Education Code, Mt. SAC has a process by which students may request to waive the health fee. To qualify for a waiver, students must provide documentation of active membership in a religious organization that relies exclusively upon prayer for healing. Applications for waivers are available in the Bursar’s Office or in the Student Health Center (67B) for the first two weeks of the semester. Parking Permits Online: After registering for classes, click on Student Portal #31 to order your parking permit through the permit vendor, Credentials Order Processing Services. Enter mailing address, license plate and registration information for each vehicle and provide credit card information. Our third party vender will mail the permit within approximately 7-10 business days. A temporary permit may be printed to display until it arrives. Parking Permit: A valid parking permit is required at all times to park on campus in all student parking lots. Parking permit replacement fees will apply. In person: Student parking permits can be purchased in person at the Bursar’s Office (Building 4, lower level) during business hours. Vehicle license plate and registration information must be provided at the time of purchase. Payment for parking permit accepted by cash or check only. Student Activities Fee: This fee is charged during Fall and Spring semesters for the purpose of providing book grants, scholarships, leadership opportunities, co-curricular programs and activities, and discounted amusement park and movie theater tickets. Refunds and waivers of this fee will not be approved after the second week of the semester. Student Transportation Fee: Effective Summer 2015, a mandatory transportation fee for the Foothill Transit Class Pass Program will be charged to full and part-time students. California Education Code Section 76361 authorizes the governing board to require students to pay a fee for the purposes of partially or fully recovering transportation costs incurred by Mt. SAC. financial obligation owed to the College is sent to our collection agencies, Chancellor’s Office Tax Offset Program, the collection cost incurred will be added to the original amount owed. Returned checks must be paid in the form of cash, credit card, money order or a cashier’s check, and a returned check charge of $25 will be added to the amount of the check. Student Representation Fee: A mandatory fee that is collected during Fall and Spring Registration for the purpose of providing Mt. SAC students the means to advocate their positions and viewpoints before city, county and state government agencies. Fee Payment Options/Policies Additional fees paid at the Bursar’s Office: Material Cards & Field Trip Fees n Verification Requests n F-1 Student Application Fee ($50) n n n n Owing a Debt to the College Mt. SAC will withhold grades, transcripts, degrees, registration privileges, or any other combination thereof, from any student or former student who has failed to pay a valid financial obligation due to the College (e.g., returned check, unpaid loan, equipment breakage, financial aid overpayment, unpaid registration fee). Any item or items withheld shall be released when the student satisfactorily meets his/her financial obligation. When the outstanding n n Payment is due upon registration. Any unpaid fees after the first day of the semester will result in a financial hold placed on your account. Financial holds will prevent students from enrollment, withdrawals, will prohibit access to transcripts and grades, and will limit access to certain campus services. Check your schedule to verify any course adds and/or drops. It is the student’s responsibility to drop classes by...
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