Resources for New Students
If you missed Orientation or would like a refresher, please download these presentation materials/handouts and review this helpful information prior to starting classes:
- Fall 2018 NSO MAIN - Administrator-Led PPT
- Fall 2018 NSO MAIN - Student-Led PPT
- Orientation Handout
- Student Handbook
We ADVISE..You DECIDE!
- Advisors assist brand NEW incoming students to the College
- Continuing students in good academic standing, who are NOT on academic probation
- Develop an education plan that leads to the timely completion of your educational goals
- Clarify degree and certificate program requirements
- Clarify various policies and procedures here at the College
- Same day and pre-scheduled appointments available
If you ever feel overwhelmed, stop in for support.
- Counselors assist new transfer students, students returning (readmit) after an absence of several years and students on academic probation
- Drop-in and appointment hours available
- Career, transfer and personal counseling
- Help with drop/add classes and withdrawal
A large selection of resources and services to ensure your success as a student.
- See if you qualify for state/federal benefits
- Tax prep and filing
- Legal and immigration consultations
- Financial counseling and referral services
- FYE course students must complete self-screening profile.
We'll help you with research questions and provide you with the skills to utilize a wide range of resources to support your studies
- Computers and wireless access
- Scanners and photocopiers
- Personal and group study spaces
- Online access to books, articles and databases
Dedicated to helping students stay free of drugs and alcohol while simultaneously pursuing a college education.
- Weekly peer-to-peer group support and recovery meetings
- Weekly individual coaching sessions with graduates of the College's Behavioral Health/Human Services program
- Structured activities at the College and off campus
- Get information on your class performance early in the semester
- Track and take action to improve your academic performance
Serving our active duty and veteran military community and their families
- Help with Veterans Affairs laws, regulations and College policies
- Colonial Colleagues, an online community for student veterans
- Peer group discussions and the student veterans club
Take advantage of tutoring support to get, and stay, ahead of your work.
- Work with faculty specialists or peer tutors (i.e., students who’ve passed the same courses you're taking)
- Participate in group or individualized sessions — you decide
- Get tips for scheduling and prepping for your appointment
- Computer workstations with up-to-date software and printing capabilities
- On-site helpers and aides to assist with student needs
- A productive environment in which to complete coursework