WCJC College Catalog 2010-2011 by Wharton County Junior College

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Page 38 of WCJC College Catalog 2010-2011

and possibly uniforms tools and financial assistance with transportation and childcare applicants may apply for services under the workforce investment act through their local work source office fro more information contact the work source office at 979-531-0730 career and technical education support services career and technical students attending wharton county junior college may qualify for a broad range of support services including career guidance and academic counseling peer tutoring childcare/transportation registration assistance and information/referral to other federal state and community service programs services are provided through the federally funded carl d perkins career and technical education act of 2006 perkins funding supports special populations enrolled in career and technical education special populations include individuals with disabilities single parents displaced homemakers economically disadvantaged individuals preparing for non-traditional fields and individuals with limited english proficiency for information contact the senior coordinator for career and technical education support services at wharton county junior college located in the office of student services veteran’s benefits wharton county junior college is approved by the texas veterans commission for va educational benefits for veterans and children and spouses of veterans chapters 30 32 35 and 1606-1607 title 38 u.s code students who are veterans may receive assistance from the office of financial aid in applying for benefits to expedite payment of benefits veterans should contact the office of financial aid at least 30 days prior to the first class day of each term to complete all necessary paperwork for that period of study selection of courses veterans receive monthly payments for their entitlement based on the course work for which they enroll caution should be given to the selection of courses making certain that each course undertaken meets the requirements for payment the following are requirements for courses to be eligible for payment 1 each course must be a requirement for graduation in a degree program start smart wharton county junior college 2 3 4 no course may be taken for audit no course may be a repeat of a course for which credit has already been received each course must be completed and assigned a grade that is used to compute gpa and progress toward a degree withdrawals without mitigating circumstances resulting in no credit awarded or no punitive grade being assigned results in benefits being terminated from the beginning date of the semester this creates an over-award scenario and possible repayment to the veterans administration may be required academic requirements to remain in good standing not on probation a student must earn a 2.0 gpa each semester to insure satisfactory progress transcripts of veterans are monitored at the end of each semester should a veteran complete two semesters with a gpa below 2.0 he or she is issued a warning notice the notice states that the veteran is not maintaining satisfactory progress and may find it impossible to earn the required 2.0 gpa for graduation students who receive this notice are encouraged to re-examine their educational objectives course load etc to improve their academic record if a veteran should fail to earn a 2.0 gpa in any following semester certification is terminated until the veteran raises his or her cumulative gpa to 2.0 or the veterans administration regional office authorizes recertification the texas hazelwood act for veterans veterans of world war i world war ii korean war vietnam and the cold war who have no remaining federal educational benefits are eligible for hazelwood act benefits if they were residents of texas at the time they entered the armed forces are now residents and have an honorable discharge from the service to qualify for benefits under the hazelwood act the veteran must file a request with the office of financial aid at wcjc items to be filed are a certified or photo static copy of discharge papers and an affidavit from the veterans administration certifying that the veteran is no longer eligible for va benefits students eligible for this benefit should contact the director of financial aid prior to enrolling in classes americans with disabilities act 31