No , you are not penalized. Most course instructors allow you to make-up work so that you can complete the course. There are exceptions to make-up work , however , such as the Motorcycle Rider Safety course.
Yes , we issue certificates at the end of each course verifying CEUs (Continuing Education Units) earned. We can also issue transcripts listing the courses (with CEUs) they have taken during a certain time period.
No , we do not require any type of competency test in order to enroll for a Continuing Education class.
No , an application for admission to the college is not required to enroll in Continuing Education courses.
We want to make it as convenient as possible for the employee to attend the courses. In order to do this , we work very closely with the business/industry partners to meet their needs as related to the delivery site.
Everyone! From youth to senior citizens , Continuing Education courses cover a full range of ages , interests , and professionals.
Yes , we do offer scholarships to all parents who cannot afford to pay the course fee for their children to attend the children's programs. Parents are asked to contact Teresa Evans at 731.286.3267 or email@example.com for more information.
We accept cash , checks and the following credit cards: Discover , Mastercard , VISA and American Express.
Please contact Teresa Evans at 731.286.3267 or send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to be placed on the mailing list.
CEUs (Continuing Education Units) are awarded for completion of all courses. Certificates verifying these CEUs are issued at the end of each course.
If you are unable to attend the class for any reason , you must call our office and cancel your registration. Cancellations must be made three working days prior to the start of the class for a full refund unless otherwise specified. Substitutions are always welcome.
Continuing Education courses are non-credit courses: no academic credits are issued for completing a Continuing Education course. However , CEUs (Continuing Education Units) are awarded for completion of all courses.
When you find a course you are interested in , you can register immediately by calling 731.286.3267. The usual deadline is the week before the class starts. Minimum enrollment levels are established for each course.
Contract classes are courses developed to meet the needs of an individual industry , business or group. Please contact Birgit Northcutt at 731.286.3265 or email@example.com for more information.
All correspondence from the Business Office is done via email to your student email account. If, after your tuition and fees have been paid, you have a credit balance on your account, you will receive an e-mail notification to your my.dscc.edu email account when the credit balance financial aid has been processed. This will not be processed until your attendance in each class, excluding labs, has been verified by your instructors. Paper checks, beginning July 1, 2012, will be processed on Tuesdays and Fridays only. Direct deposits will be processed each weekday.
You may be eligible to receive up to $300 per semester through the Dual Enrollment Grant. While this amount will greatly reduce your course fees , you may be responsible for any amount over $300. This amount will vary , depending on the number of credit hours you take and the teaching format and location.
Continuing Education is an opportunity to study a variety of subjects in a stimulating atmosphere of academic and recreational excellence. All classes are offered as non-credit , therefore no high school diploma is required.
You may pay online by logging into your mydscc account or pay any cashier located in the Eller Building, the Dyersburg One Stop Center, the Jimmy Naifeh Center or Gibson County Center.
Yes , DSCC has a Book Voucher Program for enrolled students whose financial aid is in excess of tuition and fees. A Book Voucher may be used in any DSCC Bookstore. This application is available on www.dscc.edu or you may obtain one from any cashier on our main campus, the Jimmy Naifeh Center and the Gibson County Center.
Go to MyDSCC. View student account activity. The amount of the book voucher will be listed as either a VBKS Financial Aid Book Voucher or LBKS Loan Book Voucher. If you do not have access to a computer, you may contact the Business Office at 731-286-3310 for this information.
Take your class schedule and photo ID to any DSCC Bookstore for assistance purchasing required books/materials up to your Book Voucher amount.
Yes. Each student will be issued 300 free print copies each semester. Any unused Fall or Spring term copies will roll over to be added to the next term totals.
No. If you attend at the Jimmy Naifeh or Gibson County Centers, upon receipt of your email notification, you may email Kim Litton at firstname.lastname@example.org and request that your check be sent to either of those locations. Of course, if you have signed up for direct deposit, the monies will be deposited directly into the account authorized.
Once you have registered , you must make all your financial arrangements through the DSCC Business Office. Remember, you must pay for classes (or make financial arrangements) before the payment due date to reserve your seat in the class. You may pay your fees in person, by mail or online. Select the Paying for College tab on the www.dscc.edu website to see how to pay instructions, as well as, financial assistance options.
These are dates determined by DSCC administration when all unpaid classes will be dropped. The reason for purges is to make class seats available to others. To reserve your seat, you must make payment arrangements on or before the payment due date or at the time you register if you register after the payment due date.
Students who sign up for a course assume responsibility for payment. Although DSCC does purge students for non-payment, do not assume that you will be purged. The only way to guarantee that you will not be liable for the costs of the courses for which you registered is to officially drop prior to the beginning of the term. If you drop a class on or after the first day of the term, you will not receive a full refund.
Yes , a picture ID is required to pick up any check.
You will receive an e-mail to your MyDSCC e-mail account when your financial aid has been processed. Check your email daily. Beginning July 1, 2012, paper checks will only be processed Tuesdays and Fridays. Direct deposits will be processed each weekday.
Loan checks are applied to the eligible students accounts once DSCC receives the money from the lender. It may take as long as 4 weeks for a loan to be processed. Do the loan application process by the Financial Aid priority date to assure your information gets processed before the payment due dates.
The parking ticket will describe the parking violation that ocurred. If you have a dispute over the violation, complete and submit an appeal form to the Business Office within 5 days of the violation. The appeal will then go before a committee for review. Appeal forms can be picked up at the Business Office or printed off the website at www.dscc.edu.
Yes, you may purchase more copies at the Business office, the Jimmy Naifeh Center or Gibson County Center at 10 cents per sheet.
Any unused Book Voucher amount will be put back on your student account and any credit balance on your account will be refunded in a manner authorized by you.
Yes, tutoring is available at the Dyersburg Campus and at the Jimmy Naifeh Center in Tipton County through the Tutoring Center.
Yes, tutoring is available at the Jimmy Naifeh Center. The Tutoring Center is located in Room 157 at the Jimmy Naifeh Building. For information
No , but you and another person can each attempt to register for the same classes. Remember that many courses have prerequisites , and you and your friend or relative may not be ready for the same courses.
It is highly recommended that all students see an advisor. Advisors are able to help you in the decision-making process that will impact successful goal accomplishments.
Yes! Look at your job requirements to see what is expected of you , consider where the business is going for future growth and development and where you plan to be in this movement. Talk to your supervisor to see what the expectations are for you in the position you are currently in or hope to be in. Take a personal inventory of what you want related to education. After you have gained this information , talk to a DSCC advisor about your educational aspirations.
Yes! See your academic advisor , academic dean or school counselor or contact the Student Success Center. All are experienced in career planning.
Talk with your academic advisor or go to the One-Stop Center located in the Student Center.
All degree-seeking students must meet with an advisor before attempting to register. Perhaps you can phone or email your advisor to set up a time that fits your schedule.
Some instructors require more than class attendance before they verify class attendance (such as an introduction statement to the class or a course syllabus assessment that does not count in the final grade). If you have performed all that was required for class verification , then there has been an oversight. Please contact your instructor for correction.
You may discuss this with your academic advisor , the dean of Arts and Sciences or the Developmental Studies Coordinator.
The Upward Bound office , The DSCC Advising center , Student Services or Admissions and Records.
Yes. Advisors are available at the advising centers located at each of the DSCC centers. If you plan to take courses in Trenton or Covington , you can also schedule an appointment with the Center Director (Julie Griggs or Janet Newman). During the fall and spring semesters , you can contact your academic advisor.
Most likely , it is related to developmental courses you might need to take based on your ACT scores or Compass test scores. Please see an advisor to review your records and discuss why you might have been told this. You may contact the Advising Center at 731.286.3365 , 731.288.7514 or 731.286.3359.
Students whose FAFSA results are received by March 1st receive first priority for Federal Work-Study funds , which is a need-based program with limited funds available. For information on available non-need based jobs on campus , contact Pam Dahl at 731-286-3242.
A number of factors determine when classes are offered , particularly covenience to students. Some students find that one-day a week classes work best for them as opposed to a two-day or three-day class schedule. All classes , however , require the same amount of time based of the number of credit hours being awarded.
Enrolling in 12 or more credit hours makes you a full-time student. If you are working full-time , you should not enroll in more than one course your first semester. Afterwards , you may want to take two courses , but that should be your limit as long as you are working full-time.
Yes , you can register for one term before DSCC receives your transcripts. However , without your transcripts , you may not be able to take some courses. Also , you will not be able to receive any type of financial assistance until all admissions requirements are met.
Access MyDSCC and select the How To tab for step-by-step instructions or go to the One Stop Center in Dyersburg or to the DSCC Gibson County Center or the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.