2005-2006 College Catalog by Valencia College

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learning-centered student affairs campus locations valencia community college is an equal opportunity institution and it is the policy of the district board of trustees to provide equal opportunity for employment and educational opportunities to all applicants for employment employees criminal justice institute 8600 valencia college lane orlando florida 32825 407-299-5000 applicants for admission students and others affiliated with the college without regard to race color national origin age religion disability marital status gender sexual orientation and any other factor protected under applicable federal state and local civil rights laws rules and regulations please see valencia community college downtown center 190 south orange avenue orlando florida 32801 407-299-5000 tty 407-246-1113 policies 6hx28:02-01 through 6hx28:02-07 available online at http valenciacc.edu/policies the person designated to coordinate this implementation is the vice president for human resources and diversity valencia community college post office box 3028 orlando florida 32802 telephone number 407-582-5588 valencia community college recognizes that discrimination against individuals diagnosed as having acquired immune deficiency syndrome aids or persons who have been determined to be positive for the human immunodeficiency virus hiv but who have not developed the symptoms of aids is prohibited by florida law which accords to such infected individuals every protection made available to persons with documented disabilities under section 504 of the rehabilitation act of 1973 29 u.s.c 791 the americans with disabilities act of 1990 42 u.s.c 12131 and chapter 760 florida statutes see valencia east campus 701 north econlockhatchee trail orlando florida 32825 407-299-5000 tty 407-277-0238 mccoy center 8503 daetwyler drive orlando florida 32827 407-299-5000 tty 407-858-9613 osceola campus 1800 denn john lane kissimmee florida 34744 407-299-5000 407-847-9496 local in osceola county tty 407-847-3626 community college policy 6hx28:02-04 available online at http valenciacc.edu/policies the person designated to coordinate this implementation is the vice president for human resources and diversity valencia community college post office box 3028 orlando sand lake center 2411 sand lake road orlando florida 32809 407-582-6688 florida 32802 telephone number 407-582-5588 official college catalog the official valencia community college catalog for the 2005-2006 accreditation valencia community college is accredited by the commission on • admissions application residency and deadlines • financial aid award information proper documentation and deadlines winter park campus 850 west morse boulevard winter park florida 32789 407-299-5000 tty 407-628-0697 student services office – in the student services office students receive specialized assistance with issues that are more involved or complex than those handled in the answer centers a student visiting student services may meet with a student services manager a student services specialist for financial aid an educational advisor and/or a counselor these professional staff members are the functional experts in their areas accreditation statement on page 13 p o box 3028 orlando florida 32802-3028 telephone 407-299-5000 published by valencia community college visit our web site at http valenciacc.edu number 1 answer center – the answer center is where all student service activities begin this is the first stop for students to submit an application discuss financial aid inquire about assessment and orientation and receive basic educational advising a professional staff member known as a student services specialist will meet with a student visiting the answer center to assist in the following areas • transcripts high school college ap and clep colleges of the southern association of colleges and schools see full volume 34 information station – the information station is positioned in a central location particularly for new students who come onto the campuses it is staffed by student leaders trained to provide general information to new and returning students from here prospective students and visitors to campus will be able to obtain directions to the offices on campus applications for admission and financial aid information about the assessment process and other general information in addition there are computer stations available for students to log on to atlas to conduct “quick business.” west campus 1800 south kirkman road orlando florida 32811 407-299-5000 tty 407-298-0732 academic year is the electronic version found online at http valenciacc.edu/catalog the student affairs division at valencia community college is designed to assist all valencia students in achieving extraordinary learning results by better preparing students to start right and be successful the design focuses on maximizing lifemap the use of atlas tools and success for all students and creates a path of services for students and staff traffic and information flow in ways to support student learning the order of the following descriptions can be used as a guideline for moving through the enrollment process may 2005 • graduation proper documentation commencement information and deadlines • referrals referrals to other offices as necessary the student services office staff is trained to both assist and educate the advising counseling staff will assist you in achieving your career and educational goals in a productive and efficient manner this office provides developmental advising which includes life career and educational planning interpretation of assessments strategies to address academic and personal challenges programs to encourage student success skills information about academic policies preparation for university transfer and assistance with financial aid students may also be referred to an atlas access lab to learn how certain online tools can be used to plan their educational path prepare for a career and save outstanding work in an electronic format other support service areas assessment – the office where students take the cpt computerized placement test the loep levels of english proficiency with essay and the clep college level examination program and register for the clast college level academic skills test atlas access lab – the atlas access lab is the resource for assistance with online tools and services through my lifemap tools the staff assists with registration online career and educational planning and accessing other student information such as financial aid accounts and degree audits business – the office where questions related to student accounts are answered career development services – the office where a variety of services is available to assist students in making career decisions setting career goals and preparing for a job search department offices – academic departments are where students are able to speak with academic deans and career program advisors cpas career program advisors offer valuable assistance to students enrolled in associate in science degree and certificate programs they can help insure that students are taking the right classes to complete their programs explain graduation requirements and transfer options identify course selections and alternatives and describe career opportunities for graduates office for students with disabilities – valencia is committed to ensuring that all of its programs and services are accessible to students with disabilities the office for students with disabilities osd provides individual assistance to students with documented disabilities based upon the need and impact of a student’s specific disability international student services – students attending valencia on any visa must meet with an international student manager or counselor after completing the admissions process after a student is accepted to valencia the student services managers and counselor offer assistance in creating a schedule making appropriate referrals and addressing immigrationrelated topics internship and placement office – the office where students and employers connect for opportunities such as employment or an internship in a specific field security – the office where emergencies illness or injury as well as any disturbance on campus that could result in a serious injury should be reported also the location of lost and found services student assistance services sas – students can access confidential professional assistance to help resolve problems that affect their personal life and/or college performance besides being confidential this voluntary program is designed for all students to seek help on their own students should start by going to a student services office and asking for assistance valencia counselors may authorize a face-to-face assessment with a completely separate and confidential counseling service credit students are able to use this service at no charge as the service is funded through the student activity fee student development – the office that coordinates a variety of programs and services such as student government campus activities clubs and organizations co-curricular activities student leadership programs intramural sports community service programs campus publicity and newsletters student identification cards and college and community information student learning laboratories – a variety of learning laboratories designed to assist students who need help in reading writing and mathematics skills tutoring services – tutoring services are available at no charge to students for academic courses in which they are currently enrolled tutoring services matches students having difficulty in a course with tutors who demonstrate competence in the specific course veterans affairs – the veterans affairs office is responsible for providing veterans and their eligible dependents assistance that will enable them to maximize their veteran’s educational entitlement the college seal developed after correspondence with the mayor of the city of valencia spain is an original design by a group of valencia community college faculty and students valencia spain is in the citrus growing center of spain and was originally part of the kingdom of catalonia and aragon the city became a busy seaport after liberation by king james i today the city is located in the garden spot of the country and is fed by many rivers making it a fertile region.