ERIC Number: ED374864
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Reaching Goals Together: Barton County Community College Advisement Handbook, 1993.
Kinningham, Russ; And Others
This handbook provides information on procedures related to advising and general administrative functions at Barton County Community College (BCCC) in Kansas, in seven parts. Part I describes the philosophy, goals, and objectives guiding academic advising at BCCC and outlines student responsibilities and confidentiality concerns. Part II details campus policies and procedures related to enrollment and admissions, financial aid, business office functions, and assessment, while part III presents guidelines and strategies for performing such advising functions as advisement interviews, determining interview questions, handling upset students, interacting with physically-impaired students, and advising international students and non-native speakers of English. Part IV focuses on the advisement of coursework, highlighting the role and selection of advisors, advisor loads, interpretation of test scores, athletic advising, course waivers, degree and graduation requirements, using videocourses, a state-wide audio network, and academic suspension and probation. Part V provides a manual for using the advising computer program for enrollment, schedules, degree audit, course transfer, transfer equivalency, student ID, low grade reporting, satisfactory progress reports, financial aid, final grade reporting and confidentiality. The final section reviews such common advising processes as change of advisor and major, over-riding enrollments, adds and drops, tutor referral guidelines, final exams, and intent to graduate. Lists of programs and advisors, a glossary of terms, sample forms, and a directory of campus resources are appended. (KP)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Barton County Community Coll., Great Bend, KS.