2018 - 2019 College Catalog by ​Moorpark College

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Page 37 of 2018 - 2019 College Catalog

students will • work in coordination with a counselor at appropriate times throughout their educational cycle at moorpark college to ­set initial educational/career/exploration goal and develop a comprehensive ed plan prior to the completion of 15 credit units use their ed plan to select appropriate classes for each semester ­prior to the completion of 30 credit units meet with a counselor to explore options and/or review and/or revise ed plan as needed to adapt to developing educational and career goals ­access student services appropriate to their specific needs at each stage of educational development academic counseling accurate information about program requirements and course prerequisites is essential for planning any course of study since they stay aware of changes that may affect completion of majors general education and/or transfer requirements counselors serve as valuable resource in helping students select appropriate classes counselors can help students select the best combination of courses to meet the lower division transfer requirements for specific transfer institutions meeting regularly with a counselor helps ensure the most efficient progress toward achieving an associate degree certificate of achievement transfer or other educational goals if a student has not selected a major field of study they are especially encouraged to meet with a counselor to develop an educational plan that will assist them to explore educational options while selecting classes that will be the most versatile as they discover their interests students may arrange for academic counseling by requesting an appointment online at http www.moorparkcollege.edu/departments student-services/counseling-office making an appointment at the counseling office in fountain hall or by calling 805 378-1428 career counseling students are encouraged to use the resources in the career transfer center located in fountain hall for computerized career assessments as well as for research on local state and national job markets see the career transfer center section for more information personal counseling life continues to happen while you are going to college when other life issues impact education counselors can also assist with nonacademic concerns you can call 805 378-1428 to make a “personal counseling” appointment with the counseling office or 805 3781413 to make an appointment for mental health counseling at the student health center extended opportunity program services eops and cooperative agencies resources for education care moorpark college has two programs to assist economically and educationally disadvantaged students achieve their educational goals extended opportunity program services eops and cooperative agencies resources for education care eops was established in 1969 with the intent to encourage local community colleges to establish and implement programs directed at identifying low income and educationally disadvantaged students and increasing these numbers of students to be served by the colleges at moorpark college the eops program is designed to give eops eligible students the opportunity and assistance necessary to successfully complete their academic transfer and/or career and technical education program eops supplements the regular educational programs and encourages students to participate in other college programs and to maximize usage of their services eops support services assist students in overcoming the many obstacles that a new environment a new school or a new setting can present cooperative agencies resources for education care is a cooperative effort under the umbrella of eops involving the state employment development department state department of social services local county welfare departments and the chancellor’s office of the california community colleges it is a special outreach and support effort targeted specifically to calworks recipients the program provides services to eops eligible students single heads of households with at least one child that is receiving cash aid eops/care students will • understand the range of eops/care services available for underrepresented economically and educationally disadvantaged students • use the college’s educational resources and financial aid • use specialized counseling and guidance to ensure successful completion • be empowered with information to make informed decisions on educational career and life goals eops/care support services • priority registration • academic/career counseling • tutoring and/or tutoring referrals • eops/care book grants • parking vouchers/bus passes • laptop and calculator loan program • health services referrals • cap and gown vouchers • transfer assistance based on funding eops/care eligibility criteria • be a california resident or ab540 dream act • be a full-time student 12 units • have completed no more than 45 units of college course work • eligible for california college promise grant formerly known as the board of governors fee waiver and meet the qualifying income standards for one of the methods below moorpark college student and instructional services 2018-2019 method a you or your parents if applicable must be currently receiving benefits from calworks tanf ssi/ssp or general relief bring proof of your benefits to the financial aid office 35