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  1. New Faculty Workshop Student Services Helpful Information and People to Know Edward M. Eissey Campus Palm Beach Gardens, FL Scott MacLachlan Dean of Student Services maclachs@palmbeachstate.edu

  2. Disability Support Services • Students with disabilities may be entitled to extended classroom, testing, and other types of accommodations. • Students are required to contact DSS and to provide appropriate documentation prior to receiving services. • Instructors are sent the Instructor Referral Form that delineates a student’s approved accommodations. • Instructors are not legally required to provide any accommodations retroactively or without DSS notice. Contact: Dr. Ken Swain - 207-5345

  3. Testing • Make-up exams can be scheduled in the Testing Center • Faculty complete a test administration form and place it with the make-up exam in the Testing Office • Students pay a $5.00 fee at the Cashier’s Office for the make-up exam (take receipt to Testing) • Exceptions to the required fee include: Students with disabilities and distance learning students • Exams are returned based on Instructor’s test deadline date • For more information see the Testing web site http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/testing/ Contact: Diane Cotignola - 207-5359

  4. Career Center • Assists Students with career information and decision-making • Provides employment services for full- and part-time jobs for students and graduates • The Career Center Offers: • on-line career and job resources • special career exploration • Job Fair – See the Career Center web site for date and time • Job search skill workshops • Special class presentations upon request from Faculty Contact: Tracy Joinson - 207-5350

  5. Academic Advising • Academic Counselors provide guidance and information to students about: • Programs and classes • Barriers to academic success • New student orientations and Educational Planning • Offer in-class presentations for students (i.e. SLS1501) Contact: Ron Long - 207-5340

  6. Registrar/Admissions • Faculty Access: • On-line class rosters (with student pictures) • Send students not on class roster to Registrar’s Office (check rosters minimally at end of add/drop and midterm) • Withdrawals for non-attendance • Faculty must report student who are on roster but never attended on the 8th day after add/drop. • On-line grade rosters • Withdraw or Fail (WX or FX) students for excessive absences – must put last day of attendance or first day of class (if never attended) • Issue final grades at end of term (deadline will be emailed to you) • Change of Grade forms are online (download, print, complete, and submit to Registrar’s Office) Instructor Web Site: http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/facultystaffresources/default.aspx Contact: Ronnie Malave - 207-5305

  7. Financial Aid • Administers federal, state and institution grants, work-study, VA benefits student loans • Administers work-study and student assistant (on-campus work) • Students should be encouraged to apply for financial aid. • Part-time students are eligible for financial aid • If term has already started eligible students can usually be reimbursed Contact: Felicia Phair - 207-5330

  8. Student Activities • Getting Students Involved • Offers More than 20 Campus clubs and organizations • Sponsors Welcome Back food for students and faculty each term • Assists with Intramural Program coordinated by Professor Rick Madson • Sponsors annual Student Award Ceremony • Sponsors Spring Faculty, Staff and Student Picnic Contact: Angela Allen - 207-5355

  9. SCORE (Early Alert) • If you see students having difficulty in class refer as follows: • Use button on on-line class rosters • Academic Problems – SLC, 2nd Floor, BB Bldg • Overwhelmed – Academic Counseling (Burt Reynolds Bldg) • Possible ADA – Disability Support Services (Burt Reynolds Bldg) • Financial – Financial Aid (Administration Bldg) • Low GPA – Academic Counseling (Burt Reynolds Bldg) Contact: Dr. Ken Swain 207-5345

  10. Classroom Discipline Issues • Let students know your expectations (they shouldn’t be surprised) - Include the Classroom Etiquette Guidelinesin your syllabus • Act Early – don’t wait until things fall apart • Warn student (away from other students) • Document date, time and description of incident(s) • Warn a second time if necessary • Ask student to leave the class (refer them to the Dean of Student Services) For Advice Contact: Dean Scott MacLachlan 207-5325

  11. Safety and Security • Report suspicious behavior to Security • In case of emergency, use the Valcom button in the front of your class • Immediately follow directions of any emergency alert • Maintain control of your class at all times (see classroom discipline issues) • Student on student complaints should be reported to the Dean of Student Services Security Office: 207-5600

  12. MORE HELP • Classroom Etiquette and Student Behavior Guidelines (Suggest you include this in your syllabus) • Recommendations for Faculty Regarding Classroom Disruption (procedures for faculty to follow) • Classroom Management Tips for Faculty • Cheating: Things to Watch • Access these on-line at: http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/locations/palm-beach-gardens/dean-student-services.aspx