WCJC College Catalog 2016-2017 by Wharton County Junior College

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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 for more information contact the work source office at 979531-0730 career and technical education support services for information contact the vocational support coordinator at wharton county junior college 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 33 35 and 1606-1607 title 38 u.s code 2 3 4 each course must be a requirement for graduation in the declared degree program 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 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 veterans’ benefits 1 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 hazlewood act for veterans 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 the hazlewood act is a state of texas benefit that provides qualified veterans spouses and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption including most fee charges at public institutions of higher education in texas this does not include living expenses books or supply fees the hazlewood act forms are available online at http www.tvc.texas.gov/hazlewood-act.aspx americans with disabilities act students with disabilities may be entitled to financial assistance from the texas commission for 38 2016 – 2017 college catalog general information