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Clark College. Welcomes new Running Start students. RUNNING START HANDBOOK . You can access the RS handbook & college catalog online by going to the RS website www.clark.edu/runningstart Bring photo ID & the signed copy of RS agreement when you turn in your forecast form. DEADLINES.

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Clark college

Clark College

Welcomes new Running Start students


Running start handbook

RUNNING START HANDBOOK

You can access the RS handbook & college catalog online by going to the RS website

www.clark.edu/runningstart

Bring photo ID & the signed copy of RS agreement when you turn in your forecast form


Deadlines
DEADLINES

  • Contact us in advance if there is a problem, or if you move or change high schools

  • Running Start Student Handbook lists approximate dates for 2009-2010


Clark college catalog
CLARK COLLEGE CATALOG

  • 2008-10 catalog online

  • www.clark.edu/runningstart

    • Select catalog link

  • Catalog provides all course descriptions

  • Su, F, W, Sp designations/quarter offerings

  • Catalog is subject to changes and edits


Running start office
RUNNING START OFFICE

  • Help with advising & class information

  • Furnish transfer & degree information

  • Explain policies & procedures

  • Suggest campus resources

  • Answer questions

  • Located in Gaiser Hall, room 216


Who s responsible
WHO’S RESPONSIBLE?

THE STUDENT

  • Meets deadlines

  • Reads and understands the catalog and handbook

  • Seeks help from instructors and Running Start advisor

  • Pays any fees before deadline

    THE HIGH SCHOOL

  • Explains equivalencies to meet high school graduation requirements

  • Explains core pattern requirements for university entrance

  • Completes forecast form with student

    THE COLLEGE

  • Tests student

  • Provides Clark College advising/registration assistance

  • Sends grades to high school


Parents should know
PARENTS SHOULD KNOW

  • They do not have access to student records

  • This is a college and is an adult environment

  • No special allowances are made because of the student’s age

  • Instructors aren’t required to monitor attendance

  • Parents should NOT contact faculty


Review
REVIEW

  • STEP ONE: forecast

  • STEP TWO: register online

  • STEP THREE: pay fees


Step 1 forecasting
STEP 1: FORECASTING

  • See high school counselor to obtain & complete a forecast form for Spring

  • Item numbers should start with 6 or 7

  • Forecast forms (signed by counselor) due at Clark no later than Wednesday, February 10by 4:00p.m.

  • Photo ID is required

  • Don’t wait until deadline

  • Running Start Office, Gaiser Hall, room 216

  • Columbia Tech Center, Feb. 9 and 10, 1 to 5p.m.


Step 2 registration
STEP 2: REGISTRATION

  • New spring students register online beginning March 5.

  • Maximum 15 credits first quarter

  • You may not get your first choice of class or time

  • Have a back-up plan and enroll in classes that are open


Online registration
ONLINE REGISTRATION

  • Starting at 5:30a.m. on March 5

  • Registration PIN = Most students will use the D.O.B first quarter

  • Example: 052592 = Reg. PIN

    • Reg. PIN # will be verified when you turn in your forecast form-they may vary

  • If system is busy, continue to try

  • Registration issues? Running Start employees will be available at 7a.m. to answer questions


Step 3 fees
STEP 3: FEES

  • Running Start pays for your tuition, not fees or textbooks. Class fees and textbooks are the student’s responsibility

  • Check your “Student Schedule” to determine fees

  • Pay fees at Cashier Office or online before the deadline

  • $6.75 per credit charge plus class fees


Fee waiver
FEE WAIVER

  • A student will be considered eligible for a fee waiver if the student is qualified to receive free or reduced-price lunch at their high school

  • The student must bring documentation to the Running Start Office before the first day of the quarter to receive a fee waiver for that quarter

  • Not all fees can be waived


Pin numbers
PIN NUMBERS

  • Photo ID is required when requesting a PIN number or a SID number

  • We cannot disclose PIN numbers or SID numbers over the phone or by email

    • SID (student ID #)

    • Global Pin

    • Registration Pin (assigned quarterly)


Choosing classes
CHOOSING CLASSES

  • Start cautiously - read course description

  • Courses must be numbered 100 or higher

  • “&” sign is not an error, but indicates a course which has a common course number at all WA community colleges

  • Note fees, labs & conferences

  • Note prerequisites (AP scores?)

  • Take foreign language test

  • Courses at WSUV (CCW), CTC or online (ARR)

  • High school semester vs. Clark Quarter


Psychology sociology
PSYCHOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY

  • New prerequisites for: PSYC& 100 and SOC& 101

  • Must have a Reading score of 85 or 2.0 Clark GPA


Summer quarter
SUMMER QUARTER

  • Not covered by RS; you pay tuition, books & fees

  • You are responsible for sending summer grades to your high school


Transportation
TRANSPORTATION

  • KEEP IN MIND:

    • TRAVEL TIME

    • PARKING

    • CTC AND CCW LOCATIONS


Eligible for math only
ELIGIBLE FOR MATH ONLY?

  • Refer to Math descriptions in handbook

  • Choose Math class based on your major

  • Courses with Math prerequisites include

    some (but not all):

    Chemistry, Engineering, Physics

  • Not Art, not PE, etc

  • Can retest on Writing & Reading


The faculty perspective
THE FACULTY PERSPECTIVE

  • Paul Casillas, Garrett Gregor

  • Math professors

  • [email protected]; [email protected]


CLASS HOURS

A class hour is normally 50 minutes long

Classes begin on the hour and

end at 10 minutes to the hour

9:00 - 9:50 am


HOW MUCH TIME IS IT?

For every hour spent in class a student should spend two hours outside of class studying, doing research, writing papers, etc.

For example:

A student taking 12 credits will usually spend 12 hours in class per week and should allow about 24 additional hours each week for homework.


Credit ratio
CREDIT RATIO:

  • 5 COLLEGE CREDITS = 1 H.S. CREDIT

  • 4 “ “ = 0.8

  • 3 “ “ = 0.6

  • 2 “ “ = 0.4

  • 1 “ “ = 0.2

  • You will substitute Clark classes for classes at your high school, approved by your high school counselor

  • Content requirements may vary


Types of degrees
TYPES OF DEGREES

  • See degree info on web page

  • Applied/ technical-professional

    • Vocational training/job ready

    • Not considered a transfer degree

  • AA or AS - transfer

    • Transfer agreement

    • Freshman and sophomore level

CLARK

COLLEGE


Aa degree
AA DEGREE

  • 10 credits Communications (Writing)

  • 2 credits Health

  • 1 credit PE

  • 5 credits college-level math

  • 15 credits Humanities

  • 15 credits Social Science

  • 15 credits Science

  • 27 credits Electives

  • TOTAL 90 CREDITS


A a degree students
A.A. DEGREE STUDENTS

  • Should schedule first quarter classes based on HS requirements

  • Make an appointment to meet with a RS advisor no earlier than after your first quarter

  • Should apply to more than one university

  • Should prepare for their specific major

  • Should still take the ACT or SAT test

  • Generally will have to declare a major within one quarter at the university

  • Generally will be expected to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in two more years


Health occupations
HEALTH OCCUPATIONS

  • Pharmacy Tech

  • Nursing (RN)

  • Dental Hygiene

  • Phlebotomy

  • EMT

  • Medical Radiography


DEGREES & CERTIFICATES…

WHAT IF I’M NOT SURE?

Register for a

career exploration class

Visit the Career Center to get the latest information about careers

Talk with faculty & advisors about programs

you might be interested in

Talk with employers about what kind of skills & education they want you to have


Career center
CAREER CENTER

  • MULTI-MEDIA RESOURCES

  • VOCATIONAL ASSESSMENT

  • CAREER RESEARCH & EXPLORATION

  • CAREER COUNSELING


Parking
PARKING

  • NOT

    • FOR STUDENTS

    • FRESHMEN/SOPH

    • FULL SIZED

  • FACULTY STAFF

  • $$$$$$$ TICKET

FS


Security
SECURITY

  • CAMPUS ESCORT

  • CAMPUS SAFETY

  • CRIME PREVENTION

  • CRIME REPORTS

  • MOTORIST ASSISTANCE

  • PARKING & TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT

  • CLARK ID CARDS/BUS PASS


C tran bus pass
C-TRAN BUS PASS

  • Purchase Clark Student ID card ($3 per quarter) at Bookstore

  • Optional: Pay additional $12 per quarter for bus pass

  • Have photo taken at Security


Fitness center
FITNESS CENTER

  • $15 PER QUARTER FOR STUDENTS WITH ASCC CARD

  • WEIGHTS

  • MACHINES

  • TRAINER


Health services
HEALTH SERVICES

  • Prescriptions

  • Exams & information

  • Relaxation room

  • Referrals

  • Drug & alcohol counseling

  • Mental health

  • Immunizations


Dental clinic
DENTAL CLINIC

  • LOW COST

  • X-RAYS & EXAMS

  • TEETH CLEANING

  • TEETH WHITENING

  • SEALANTS

  • SILVER & TOOTH COLORED FILLINGS

  • 992-2158


Library
LIBRARY

  • Connected to the Ft. Vancouver Regional Library

  • Quiet & group study

  • resource-sharing

    • VANCOUVER

    • CAMAS

    • PORTLAND

  • Outside book drops


Bookstore
BOOKSTORE

  • GAISER HALL

  • PURCHASE BOOKS, EDUCATIONAL PRICING ON SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE

  • FAXING SERVICES

  • ID CARD/BUS PASSES/FITNESS CENTER

  • STAMPS / SHIPPING

  • RENTAL PROGRAM ON SELECT BOOKS


Book assistance
BOOK ASSISTANCE

  • Need help paying for books?

  • Qualify for Free or Reduced-Price Lunch?

  • Get proof from H.S.

  • Funding is limited and disbursed on a first come, first serve basis, each quarter

  • Out of funds for spring quarter


Food service
FOOD SERVICE

  • GAISER HALL

    • BAKERY

    • CAFETERIA

    • DINING ROOM

  • ESPRESSO CART IN FOSTER HALL


Disability support services
DISABILITY SUPPORT SERVICES

  • Provide accommodations to students with disabilities

  • Documentation required; start the process NOW

  • Call 992-2314 A.S.A.P.

  • 992-2835 TTY


Struggling
STRUGGLING?

  • See Running Start Advisor immediately!

  • Talk to instructor

  • Seek tutoring

  • Drop class(s) by using a “Change of Registration” form and take to Registration Office

  • College deadlines are listed in the class schedule

  • If you don’t withdraw from the course, your GPA will suffer.

  • Probation/Suspension policy: page 13 in handbook


Tutoring
TUTORING

  • Located in Hawkins Hall, room 102

  • Math/Science assistance

  • English assistance

  • Most classes

  • Online tutoring

  • Free service


Writing center
WRITING CENTER

  • Free tutoring to assist with all forms of writing

  • Computers available for student use

  • Reference books

  • (360) 992-2253

  • Located in Hawkins Hall, room 102


Computer labs
COMPUTER LABS

  • Appropriate use only!

  • Library has biggest computer lab

  • Scarpelli Hall and some other buildings have labs

  • Clark Student ID card required


Kiosks
KIOSKS

  • Quarterly class schedule

  • Your schedule

  • Your grades

  • Unofficial transcripts

    Kiosks are located in Gaiser Hall and several other buildings


Web page www clark edu
WEB PAGE www.clark.edu

  • Catalog

  • Quarterly Schedule on web

  • Kiosk Info (grades, transcripts)

  • Bookstore Info

  • Schedule Planner

  • Web Registration


Inclement weather
INCLEMENT WEATHER

  • Go to www.clark.edu or call 360-992-2000 first

  • The college notifies radio and TV stations

  • The college web site and switchboard are the best source of accurate information on school delays and closures.

  • Use “Classes Today” link on website to check for daily cancellations


Vacations breaks
VACATIONS & BREAKS

  • Note: Most school vacations DO NOT match up with Clark’s Winter and Spring breaks

  • Look at college calendar on page 4 of the Running Start Handbook-on the Running Start website


Do s and don ts
DO’S AND DON’TS

  • DON’T have your parent call to ask a question!

  • DON’T wait for the schedule to be mailed – use the web page

  • DON’T miss the deadline

  • DON’T forget to drop classes by the deadline

  • DON’T plagiarize

  • DON’T overload yourself with too many credits

  • DON’T overcommit

  • DO read everything we mail

  • DO contact us if you move

  • DO pay attention to announcements at your high school

  • DO ask for help from instructors or me

  • DO complete a “change form” if you stop attending a class or you will get an F

  • DO read the syllabus

  • DO all of the homework

  • DO take college seriously


Clark wsu vancouver partnership
CLARK/WSU VANCOUVER PARTNERSHIP

  • RS students can take CLARK courses located on the WSUV campus

  • Location abbreviation is CCW

  • Co-Admission agreement

  • Pay for parking


Columbia tech center
COLUMBIA TECH CENTER

  • Opened Fall 2009

  • Will offer courses that meet high school graduation requirements

  • Location abbreviation is CTC

  • Parking is free


Campus tour
CAMPUS TOUR

  • OPTIONAL TOURS OF CAMPUS ARE AVAILABLE

  • SIGN-UP AT END OF EVENING

  • YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY EMAIL OR PHONE


Spring quarter 2010
SPRING QUARTER 2010

  • Classes begin on Monday, April 5

  • Plan around your high school classes


Review1
REVIEW

  • STEP ONE: forecast

  • STEP TWO: register online

  • STEP THREE: pay any fees



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