RCTC Student Beehive – March 22, 2017

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HLC Question of the Week
Goals + Planning to Accomplish Your Success
iPads for Student Use
Summer 2017 Registration Available



HLC QUESTION OF THE WEEK
Each college and university must determine institutional learning outcomes, what the college or university strives to teach all students.

What are the institutional learning outcomes for RCTC?

The six institutional learning outcomes, or core outcomes, are:

  1. Communication
  2. Critical Thinking
  3. Personal and Professional Accountability
  4. Civic Responsibility
  5. Global Awareness and Diversity
  6. Aesthetic Response

More about the core or institutional learning outcomes can be found here: http://www.rctc.edu/academicaffairs/pdfs/RCTCcoreoutcomes_000.pdf

What is the MAP?

MAP is an acronym for the college’s Master Academic Plan. Each of the main academic divisions, students affairs, and facilities and planning all have participated in creating the plan, and continue to tie updates on the Academic Program Review and Strategic Plan.

You can read both the executive summary and full documents here: http://www.rctc.edu/ci/master-academic-plan.html

Please visit rctc.edu/hlc or the HLC SharePoint site to access documents, evidence and other files.

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GOALS + PLANNING IS THE FORMULA TO ACCOMPLISH YOUR SUCCESS
Schedule a meeting with academic advisors or counselors to make steps to educational and career planning.  Appointments with them can help you determine what classes to register for next semester, discuss your progress thus far.  If you don’t know your advisor or counselor is, you can download the list from our website at: www.rctc.edu/counseling_career_center/html/advisors.html

Academic advisors are professionals trained to advise students seeking technical and online degrees.  Counseling serves all students with emotional and personal issues, career and academic issues, and students seeking the following degrees:

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Transfer majors, and pre-majors (Nursing, dental hygiene, radiography, engineering, surgical tech, computer science)
  • Undeclared and Undecided
  • Associate in Science Transfer majors

To make an appointment with either service professional, contact Rose Conway via email Rose.conway@rctc.edu or call (507) 285-7260.

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iPADS FOR STUDENT USE
The Technology Support Center (TSC) has 3rd generation iPads for RCTC students to check out and use throughout the campus on a daily basis.  The iPad must be returned to the TSC before the end of the scheduled business day.

The TSC also has other digital equipment checkout items and provides traditional media supplies.  A complete listing of TSC checkout items, supplies and services can be found on the website at: www.rctc.edu/technology/PDFs/TSCCheckoutItemslist.pdf.

Semester Hours:
7:30am to 9:00pm – Monday-Thursday
7:30am to 4:30pm – Friday
7:30am to 4:30pm – Saturday

Semester Break:
Hours may vary

Summer Hours:
7:30am – 8:00pm – Monday-Thursday
7:30am – 4:30pm – Friday
7:30am – 4:30pm – Saturday

The TSC is located in Goddard Library GL100 and can be contacted at (507) 536-5555 or tech.help@rctc.edu.

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SUMMER 2017 REGISTRATION AVAILABLE
The Summer registration window is open to all current and returning degree-seeking students. You are able to register in the eServices site today (www.rctc.edu/eservices)!  Non-degree seeking students can register on April 3, 2017.  All students are strongly encouraged to meet with their academic advisor or counselor prior to registering for any term.

Web registration
Wednesday, March 1, 2017: all current and returning degree-seeking students
Monday, April 3, 2017: all non-degree seeking, visiting and new summer session students

Counter Registration – OPENS March 31, 2017 for all admitted degree-seeking current and returning students
The Admissions and Records Office registration hours are 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00am – 4:30pm Friday.

Email the admissions office at admissions@rctc.edu or call us at (507) 285-7268 or (800) 247-1296 ext. 7268

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