RCTC Student Beehive – March 14, 2018

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Check out the following links for important RCTC information:
Advisors/Counselors
Fall 2018 Web Registration Will Soon Be Available
College Student Health Survey
Fellowship Opportunities
Career Workshops
Workforce Center is Available to RCTC Students
RCTC Complaint Procedure



ADVISORS AND COUNSELORS
Every student at RCTC has an academic advisor or counselor, who is here to support students in their educational growth.  Students should work closely with their academic advisor or counselor so that educational goals are met.

If you don’t know who your advisor or counselor is, you can download the list from:  https://www.rctc.edu/services/advising/

Specific transfer questions or concerns should be directed to the Counseling Center staff.

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WEB REGISTRATION WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE
FALL 2018 Registration OPENS for Returning, degree-seeking students according to the schedule below:

Current and Returning Students:

  • Selective Admission * Web March 20, 2018
    Special needs Web March 21, 2018
    SOPHOMORES (30 or more credits earned) Web March 22, 2018
    FRESHMEN (1-29 credits earned) Web March 26, 2018
    PSEOP (earned 1 or more credits) Counter March 27, 2018
    FRESHMEN (0 credits earned Web March 28, 2018
    All current and returning degree-seeking Counter March 29, 2018
    All non-degree seeking April 12, 2018

*Selective admissions include: AD Nursing, PN, CNT, DH, DA, ST, EMP, CVIS, Presidential Scholars.  The window opens at 6:00am.

Current and Returning Visitor and Non-Degree Seeking Students:

Non-Degree seeking Web March 29, 2018
Visiting Students Web March 29, 2018

 

New Admitted/Degree-Seeking Students

RCTC new students Web Orientation Choice**

 

New Transfer Students

All attending orientation Web Orientation Choice**
All with online orientation*** Web Beginning April 12

 

New Visitor and Non-Degree Seeking Students

Non-Degree seeking Web April 12, 2018
Visiting Students Web April 12, 2018

**beginning April 12, 2018 on campus – orientation schedule will be posted beginning February 27, 2018
***transfer students may register by participating in an on-campus orientation session or by completing the online orientation at www.rctc.edu/orientation.

All windows open at 7:30am

You can check your window by logging in to the eServices site, selecting the ‘Registration’ tab and the proper year/term, then clicking on the ‘Registration Window’ link.

Counter Registration – OPENS March 28, 2018 for current and returning degree-seeking students.
The Admissions and Records Office registration hours are 8:00am-5:00pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00am- 4:30pm Friday.  The office closes at 4:30pm daily during summer months

All students are strongly encouraged to meet with their academic advisor or counselor prior to registering for any term.

Email the Admissions Office or call us at (507) 285-7268 or (800) 247-1296 ext. 7268

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COLLEGE STUDENT HEALTH SURVEY
>Check your RCTC email!  The 2018 College Student Health Survey is being sent to random students.  If you get it, take the survey for a chance to win prizes!  Please complete the survey by noon on Friday, March 30, 2018.

Your input helps improve student health on campus.

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FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Americorps Promise Fellows
Do you enjoy interacting and working with youth? If so, this is your chance to inspire and engage youth, show them a world of possibilities in and outside of the classroom and help them prepare for their future one day at a time. Come join the highly skilled team at the Sanneh Foundation!

Overview
Promise Fellows will be active members of the Dreamline team and provide mentoring and academic support to middle and high school youth in 6th – 10th grades. Promise Fellows will deliver in classroom academic and social emotional support in assigned classroom/Dreamline Room focusing on students with the highest academic and social needs. They also will provide a combination of homework help, leadership skills development and enrichment activities during after school time. Promise Fellows will be active members of the Dreamline team and provide academic and mentoring support to middle and high school youth in 6th – 10th grades.

General AmeriCorps Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National or have status as a Lawful Permanent Resident Alien
  • Please note that final candidates will be required to successfully pass background checks before being officially enrolled by Minnesota Alliance With Youth.

More information on becoming a 2018-2019 Americorps Promise Fellow can be found at Americorps Position Description.

American Indian Museum Fellowship
Overview
The American Indian Museum Fellowship is designed to educate American Indian undergraduates about professional opportunities within the museum fields. In conjunction with current field professionals, Fellows will learn about career and academic paths for working in cultural organizations, both on and off reservations.  Fellows will also explore the particular issues faced by American Indian communities in preserving tribal history and culture, and in challenging past historical narratives of American Indian people.

Eligibility
American Indian Museum Fellowship participants are selected through a competitive application process.

Eligibility is limited to undergraduates who are currently enrolled in a program in Spring 2018 or have graduated within the last year. Students are not required to be enrolled in a federally recognized tribe; however, the considered applicants must be affiliated with an indigenous community.

Fellowship dates & application
Dates of the Fellowship are June 3–June 15, 2018.

To apply, submit online application and additional materials outlined at bit.ly/AIMF2018. Materials must be received by no later than 11:59pm on April 2, 2018.

More information on becoming an American Indian Museum Fellow can be found at American Indian Museum Fellow Position Description.

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CAREER WORKSHOPS
RCTC Counselors Gregg Wright and Deb Vang will teach you how to use our SIGI 3 Career Development program.  All RCTC students are welcome!  No advanced sign-up needed.  All workshops will be held in March and April in room AT210.  Check out the Career Workshops Flyer for more information.

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WORKFORCE CENTER IS AVAILABLE TO RCTC STUDENTS!
Flyers have been posted around campus to share information with students about the WorkForce Center that is located at Heintz.  Please share this information with students in classes or when you’re working with them.  The Workforce Development Inc. provides information and help with the following:

  • Interest inventories and assessment
  • Resume assistance and review
  • Interview preparation
  • Job Clubs and Job Search Classes
  • Job leads and employer information
  • Job fairs and hiring events
  • Our Resource Area has computers and other tools for use in your job search
  • FREE interview and work clothing; available through our clothing closet

Call 507-292-5152 or 800-543-5627 for more information!

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RCTC COMPLAINT PROCEDURE
Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) is committed to conducting all personnel and educational activities without regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law.

RCTC will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of these protected class categories in accordance with all state and federal equal opportunity/affirmative action laws, directives, orders, and regulations.

Any student or employee who feels they are a victim of, or hears or witnesses such behavior should inform one of the following:

Complaints should be directed to:

Renee Engelmeyer
Chief Human Resources Officer
(507) 285-7183
renee.engelmeyer@rctc.edu

If you require an accommodation for a disability please contact:

Travis Kromminga
Director of Disability Support Services
SS172
(507) 280-2968
travis.kromminga@rctc.edu

The official complaint procedure and complaint form may be found on the RCTC website.

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