RCTC Student Beehive – November 22, 2017

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Check out the following links for important RCTC information:

Balances Due Notice
Over 200 Scholarships Available for Students Attending RCTC
International Day of Personals With Disabilities



BALANCES DUE NOTICE
Spring semester 2018 payments are due Friday, December 15, 2017.

NOW is the time to check your account balance via the eServices site at www.rctc.edu/eservices

If you need instructions for viewing or printing your account balance, go to:

http://www.rctc.edu/eservices/tuition-view-print-account-balance.html

Important Information regarding student accounts:

  • RCTC no longer mails statements – it is the student’s responsibility to monitor and manage their accounts through the eServices site as detailed below.
  • Failure to check your account does not release you from your financial obligation to Rochester Community and Technical College.
  • Payments received after the due date will be subject to late and/or payment plan fees.
  • Financial aid funds are applied to student accounts after the drop/add period, on Thursdays with change transmitted to BankMobile, be sure your Yellowjacket card is active.
  • Students who have not received their financial aid by the payment deadline are required to pay.
  • All balances must be paid in full prior to registering for future semesters. Any unpaid balances will be referred to the MN Department of Revenue – Collection Division.

How to Pay:

  • Pay at the RCTC Cashiers Office during regular business hours (M-F; 8:00am-4:30pm)
  • Send a check payable to RCTC to:

RCTC Cashier’s Office
851 30th Ave SE
Rochester, MN  55904

  • Pay with a Visa, MasterCard or e-check via your online account.  To make payment online follow these instructions:
    1. login to your online account
    2. select the proper semester Login
    3. select the Student tab
    4. select My Account
    5. select Pay Online
    6. select the institution you wish to pay
    7. enter the payment amount
    8. provide required credit card information
    9. authorize payment
    10. close payment window

Need a Payment Plan?
If you are unable to fully pay your tuition by the deadline, you may request a payment plan.  In all cases, full payment is expected by the end of the semester for which the tuition is owed.  RCTC has a contract with “FACTS” as our payment plan provider. After you register, go to check my account balance, click on payments and payment plan option.  www.rctc.edu/business-office/html/facts.html.  Please note that the FACTS payment plan is only available until Friday, January 12, 2018.

Questions?  Contact the Cashier’s office at 507-285-7311 or businessoffice@rctc.edu.

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OVER 200 SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING RCTC
The online scholarship application portal will be open on December 26, 2017 for over 200 scholarships that are available for students who plan to attend Rochester Community and Technical College for Fall 2018/Spring 2019 or who will graduate from RCTC this spring and pursue studies elsewhere.

Enhanced features this year include:

  • Secure online sign-in using Star ID and password
  • Auto population of student information including name, address, major, credits taken, GPA and more
  • Ability to save and come back at a later time to edit which is especially important for essays
  • Automatic ability to apply for all scholarships that each student is eligible for based on criteria

Scholarships are awarded on a variety of criteria unique to each scholarship.  Check out the Foundation website at www.rctc.edu/foundation for scholarship descriptions, and tips and resources.  The portal will close at 4:00pm on February 16, 2018, at www.rctc.edu/foundation/html/scholarships.html. (The new scholarship portal is under construction and will be accessible in December.  More information will be coming soon.)

For any additional information, please contact the RCTC Foundation Office at foundation@rctc.edu or (507) 281-7771 – Heintz Center, Room HC101.

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Join us for activities on December 4, 2017 between 1:00pm and 6:30pm at the Rochester Civic Theater

Program Objectives:

  • Create inspiration that drives action in improving lives of people of all abilities within our community.
  • Increase awareness and acceptance for people of all abilities in all capacities of life (work, live, learn and play)
  • Support employment opportunities for candidates of all abilities to reflect our community and patient population.
  • Showcase the talents of people with disabilities within our community and recognize their accomplishments.

Program Partners:

  • Mayo Clinic Office of Diversity & Inclusion
  • disABILITY Mayo Employee Resource Group
  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Opportunity Services
  • MaxAbility
  • Workforce Development, Inc.
  • Diversity Council
  • Destination Medical Center

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