Welcome to SUNY Orange! New START New ST udent A dvising and R egistration T utorial Getting Started at SUNY Orange Fall 2013. NewStart Information (handout). Deadlines and Expenses Campus Resources Academic Success Academic Advising at SUNY Orange Online Resources
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Welcome to SUNY Orange!
New STudent Advisingand
Getting Started at SUNY Orange
1. Deadlines and Expenses
After the New Start workshop you will…
New students’ last day to register for Spring is Friday, August 23 at 5:00 pm
If you will not be attending any or all of your classes, you must withdraw by the above date to avoid financial charges. Once the semester begins (Aug. 26)you are financially responsible for any registered classes even if you do not attend.
Adding classes once semester begins:
1st wk. : requires an advisor’s signature
2nd wk.: requires signatures from instructor, Dpt. Chair, and Registrar
3rd wk.: may only add second half semester classes, which begin on Oct. 16
Dropping and Refunds for full semester courses*:
The deadline to Drop a class for a 75% refund is Friday, Aug. 30*
The deadline to Drop a class for a 50% refund is Friday, Sept. 6*
The deadline to Drop a class for a 25% refund is Friday, Sept. 13*
No refund on or after Monday, Sept. 16
* See Bursar web page for additional info on Refund Policies and Office Hours.
You are responsible for tuition/fees by the payment due date, and have 30 days from the start of the semester to submit proof of residency or you will be responsible for the non-resident charge on your account.
2. CAMPUS RESOURCES
Elevator Alert for the Harriman Building on the Middletown Campus
Programs and Services on Both Campuses
Middletown – Shepard Center, 2nd floor
Newburgh – Kaplan Hall, Rm. 322
Open to all students free of charge.
Mental and physical health information and assistance
Personal counselor, mental health liaison, and registered nurses on staff.
3. Academic Success
The primary purpose of Academic Advising is to facilitate student learning and success by collaborating with students to develop and implement meaningful and attainable educational plans
Developmental approach to advising:
Assist students with developing and pursuing goals
Provide accurate information about programs, classes, resources, services, policies & procedures, etc.
Assist students with decision making and allow students to make final decisions
Refer students to resources and opportunities
Treat students with respect
Be accessible for meetings
Making your schedule
New students meet with an Advisor in the Academic Advising Office. Assigned Advisor in Banner by the 5th week of fall/spring semester.
Academic Advising vs. Registration Advising
Discuss long-term goals: Discuss short-term goals: Career/Academic Courses for next semester
Don’t wait until registration starts to meet!
Plan early and come prepared when you meet with your advisor.
Review program requirements and schedule of courses before your meeting.
Prepare list of questions.
Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Technician, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology
Students are AS Liberal Arts majors until you apply and are accepted to your Health major
Applications are accepted every year by February 1 to start the program the following Fall semester in Middletown except for Nursing: you can also apply for the Spring program in Newburgh by October 1
Health programs are 2 years from the time you are admitted. Total length depends on how many prerequisites you need to do
See Admissions Information and Departments’ websites for important program details and policies
If you are a highly motivated student , enjoy challenging in-class discussions and meet one of the following criteria:
Have a high school GPA of 90 or higher
Have a combined SAT score of 1200 in Math and Reading
Were in the top 10% of your class in high school
Are eligible to take or have completed ENG 101
See Elaine Torda for academic advising (341-4004) or ask your advisor for more information
Email:Check student email regularly (daily preferred).
$50 Deposit:Pay by deadline.
Financial Aid:Target dates - submit all documents ASAP.
Tuition:You are financially responsible for any registered classes after 8/23/13 - even if you do not attendany of your classes.
Books:Purchase by the end of the first week of classes. Have alternate plan to pay for them if aid not available.
Learning is not a spectator sport,
you must be actively engaged in the process to succeed.