RCTC Student Beehive – February 21, 2018

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Check out the following links for important RCTC information:
Declared Major
Address Change
Financial Aid SAP
Return to Title IV
Career Fairs Coming Soon
Black History Month Events



DECLARED MAJOR
To ensure you’re planning the right academic course, check your academic major shown on your degree audit report in the eServices site. If you need to declare a major change, please contact the Admissions Office in person or via phone at (507) 285-7268.

Updates to your DARS audit are automatic when you change or add a major or submit updated transcripts from another institution.  Please wait 48 hours for major changes to take effect before you view your audit.  Updated transfer evaluations may take 2-3 weeks and an email will be sent to your school account once the evaluation is complete.

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RECENTLY MOVED?
It’s important to keep your mailing address current, so that you receive essential college communications. Keeping your address current also helps us all by lowering costs of returned mail and re-sent mail.

If you have moved from your initial application to RCTC, you can update your address in person at the Admissions Office or in the eServices site section of demographic information.

HELP US HELP YOU!

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FINANCIAL AID SAP
Students receiving Financial Aid at RCTC must be making academic progress toward their degree.  Following each term, students are evaluated to determine if they are maintaining a cumulative (overall) GPA of 2.0 and completing at least 67% of all attempted credits.  Students not meeting these standards are placed on Warning and may be allowed to continue receiving financial aid for one semester.  Students who fail to meet the standards for two consecutive semesters will be placed on Financial Aid Suspension and become ineligible for all types of financial aid.

Financial Aid students are also evaluated to ensure they have attempted no more than 150% of the credits required for their program (including transfer credits).  If the student fails to meet this criteria, also known as “Maximum Timeframe”, the student is immediately placed on Financial Aid Suspension, without warning.

For more details about these requirements and a description of how the policy is applied, please review the RCTC Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.

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RETURN TO TITLE IX
Students who do not complete all registered courses in a semester may be required to repay a portion of the Financial Aid funding which was disbursed.  The amount of repayment is based on the number of days the student attended and/or participated in classes.  The RCTC Return to Title IV Refund policy describes the process used to calculate any amounts that must be returned.  Students who totally withdraw from courses as well as those who simply stop attending are affected by this policy.  Please contact the Financial Aid Office for more information if you are considering a total withdrawal or if you have stopped attending your courses.  We can help you understand your responsibilities.

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CAREER FAIRS COMING SOON

Mayo Clinic Career Fair
Saturday, March 3, 2018
10:00am to 1:00pm
Heintz Center, 1926 College View Road East, Rochester, MN  55904
Door H8

There will be entry-level opportunities available in many departments.  There will also be sessions available on “How to Apply,”  “Resume Tips,” and “In-Person Assistance with Online Application.”

If you are unable to attend, visit jobs.mayoclinic.org.

Other Career Fairs Include:

  • Retail / Hospitality on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018.
  • Construction Trades on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018.
  • Manufacturing on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018.
  • Healthcare on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018.

Mark your calendars TODAY!

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

Film Showing:  “Chisholm ’72:  Unbought and unbossed”
Friday, February 23 from 12:00pm-1:30pm in Hill Theater.
This is a documentary about Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress and her bid for president.

Diversity Day
We end our Black History Month event series with Diversity Day. We want to honor, embrace and recognize the cultural diversity and values summed up in our student body. ​There will be a variety of activities to help students to celebrate the richness of the world’s cultures.  This will be on Wednesday, February 28 from 10:00am-12:30pm at the Heintz Center Commons.

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3 Comments on “RCTC Student Beehive – February 21, 2018

  1. How can we sign up to be at the Career fair? I tried searching the website and can’t find any information on it.

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