It's amazing to think that Thomas Jefferson was only 33 when he authored the Declaration
of Independence. Sure, he had input from John Adams and other committee members, but
the essence of "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness..." took shape from his
young perspective. Inspiring
stuff. Have a happy, safe Fourth of July. Scroll on, 'cats!
July 4: Fourth of July, COCC will be closed.
Summer term deadlines
July 7 at 1 p.m. is the tuition payment deadline and end of refund for full-term classes.
Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. is the last day to drop full-term classes with no grade on transcript
and the last day to change to/from audit or add classes. (For short-term classes,
see short-term refund and drop deadlines, or check with Enrollment Services at 383-7500
Fall term registration
Students continuing from spring term:
Registration for fall term is now open. If you're not registered, you're encouraged
to do so right away! Check to see if you have an advising or other requirement in
your Bobcat Web Account (go to Student Services>Registration>"Can I Register?"). If
you have an advising requirement, e-mail your advisor about your degree goal and class
selection; if they're inaccessible due to summer schedules, contact CAP Services at
383-7200 for assistance.
New students who are enrolled summer term:
Registration opens at 8 a.m. on July 12 for degree-seeking students who are first-time
students for summer term and wish to register for fall term (non-degree-seeking students
can register beginning Sept. 7). Check to see if you have an advising or other requirement
in your Bobcat Web Account (go to Student Services>Registration>"Can I Register?").
If you have an advising requirement, contact CAP Services at 383-7200 for an appointment.
The 2017-18 FAFSA/ORSAA is available at www.fafsa.gov for students who plan to attend
COCC between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. Early submissions have the best chance
to receive the maximum amount of aid available. Attend a workshop for help.
FALL TERM PRIORITY
If you're attending fall term, Financial Aid gives priority consideration to those
who complete and submit their requirements by Aug. 15 to ensure financial aid is processed
in time for the tuition due date of July 7 at 1 p.m.
FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE COMING UP: JULY 15
A little time can lead to large reward: As much as $3,600 annually for local students
to help with tuition, books and living costs. More than 350 Foundation awards are
available! Apply now through your Bobcat Web Account. Recipients are notified in late
Students currently receiving a Foundation Scholarship may be eligible for renewal
if they met all the criteria in their original acceptance letter; students who qualify
for renewal do not need to complete a new Foundation Scholarship Application. Renewal
letters are mailed to students in early July.
CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT IN WICKIUP HALL
Make a move into one of the best deals in town! Applications for fall 2017 are due
by August 1. Learn more and apply today.
SCREENS 'N CAFFEINE
Charge your phone, sip some joe, work or play, come and stay! Find your
INFO SECURITY TIP
Wesley Dymond, COCC's Information Security administrator, shares this reminder. "Every
year," he says, "scammers post job advertisements soliciting college students for
various fraudulent employment opportunities. Often presented as 'secret shopper' type
jobs, the 'business' offers to mail a check to the student, who is then instructed
to deposit the check, then purchase and ship items. Later, the check bounces and the
student is left holding the bag." Report questionable emails (fraudulent, phishing
or scams) to
Students are encouraged to resolve the issue with the appropriate faculty or staff
member. For academic concerns, this should begin with the instructor. If the student
is not comfortable discussing directly with the instructor, the student may initiate
the concern with the appropriate department chair. If the instructor is the current
department chair, the student may initiate the concern with the appropriate instructional
dean. For non-academic concerns, the student should bring the issue to the director
of Student Life for assistance in identifying the appropriate contact. For assistance
in identifying the appropriate faculty or staff member, contact the Office of Student
COCC provides two locations for students and employees to have access to a private
space for lactation purposes. Private, secure spaces are available in the Barber Library,
Room 226, and in Grandview Hall, 2nd floor bathroom/shower. See
lactation room hours and key information.
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