Presented by… The Advising Center . Welcome to Ocean County College. New Student Orientation. Acknowledgements: Text by Geraldine McGinty and Sandra Williams Power Point Presentation created and updated by Michele Ann Connolly, Coordinator of Orientation Revised 03/2008.
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The Advising Center
Welcome to Ocean County College
New Student Orientation
Acknowledgements: Text by Geraldine McGinty and Sandra Williams
Power Point Presentation created and updated by Michele Ann Connolly, Coordinator of Orientation
Feeling overwhelmed with the adjustments you need to make and the tasks you need to perform your first year of college ?
The best way to ensure your success (and sanity) is to set up a well-thought out academic plan.
You are responsible for knowing academic standards and policies based on published information.
You are responsible for knowing and observing all academic calendar deadlines stated in thecatalog !
You are responsible for logging in to your Web Advisor account to check grades, register for courses, complete Program Evaluations, etc.
You are responsible for checking your Ocean Cruiser campus email!Be sure to register for “My Cruiser Alert”:
Receive all campus-wide Emergency Alerts on your mobile device *
This channel will be used for any type of school delays or closings.
Steps To Success
KNOW YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES AS A STUDENT
Information is just a click away at Ocean County College !
Testing and Placement: What do the scores mean to me ?
ENGL 091: Reading and Writing I:
This course is required for students whose placement test results indicate they need to develop their reading and writing skills before beginning college-level coursework.
ENGL 095: Reading and Writing II:
ENGL 095 is required for students who need a second level developmental English course as preparation for college-level coursework. The course builds on and expands fundamental reading and writing skills taught in ENGL 091.
Needing Developmental English
Students needing ENGL 091, Reading and Writing I are restricted to a LIMITED LOAD, 12-14 credits. Each student will also enroll in:
Phone: (732) 255 -0456FAX: (732) 255-0458TTY: (732) 255 -0424
Selecting Your Major
Call 732-255-0400 x 2947 to make an appointment.
Visit the OCC website to link to Kean University for direct transfer programs!
Students must apply for all federal and state financial aid available to them. NJ STARS will cover the remaining cost of tuition and approved fees.
Online = DL section designation:
DL sections are fully online courses. Students complete all coursework online, including all interactions with their professor and classmates, using any internet-connected computer. Most DL courses administer course tests online but some may require
proctored tests on campus or at an approved test site. Check the online syllabus for details. A $100 course fee will be applied per DLsection (maximum $300 per student per term).
On-Site/Online = OSOL section designation:
Students meet only once-a-week in a traditional class setting and complete the remainder of their coursework online.
Home Study = H section designation:
Students complete coursework on their own using a combination of textbooks, study guides and video lessons. Students meet with their professor in a traditional class setting at least fi ve (5) times during the semester. Some instructors may use online interactions as part of the course.
Home Study Science Lab – HLB section designation:
Students attend the one or two-day science lecture on-campus. Science labs are self-directed and performed by the students at their home. Students must purchase an At Home Science Kit for an additional fee.
WebAdvisor allows you to:
Off Campus Section Locations
W Weekend Sat or Sun
DL Distance Learning
H Home Study (meet 5 times in 15 weeks)
HLAB Home Study Science Lab
LC Learning Community
OSOL Class conducted both on-site and online
CR Chat Room Required
90 “Honors Only”