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Updated SOAR Prezi

SOAR welcoming remarks and beginning of orientation program.

Lynda Tieck

on 25 June 2015

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Designated Smoking Area Policy
Smoking is prohibited everywhere on the Alpine Campus except in the two designated smoking areas. These areas are as follows:
The Smoking Shelter on the Bristol Patio
The Smoking Shelter in the Hill Hall Parking Lot

Orientation to College Success

2014 / 2015
Terry Leonard
Ski Team Head Coach
Intercollegiate Sport with Varsity Status
Criteria to participate:
Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA
Enroll in and pass minimum of 12 credits per semester
Mandatory training- Fall physical conditioning/on snow training
FIS License
Full Time training – Alpine Team Men & Women
Highly competitive race schedule RMISA Division 1 Conference and FIS
A Culture of Excellence
Academic Standards
Code of Conduct
Student Rights & Responsibilities
Deb Farmer
Disability Services Coordinator
Success Center
(TRiO- Student Support Services)
Laurie Marano
Amy Phillips
Program eligibility (one or more of the following):
Income eligible
Neither parent has earned a 4-year degree
Have a documented disability with Disability Services
We Provide:
Academic Advising
Advocacy with Faculty, Staff and Outside Agencies
Career Counseling
Financial Aid Counseling
Referrals for Tutoring
Student Success Seminars
Supplemental Financial Grant Awards
Transfer Assistance/ Visits to Four-Year Colleges
Kevin Williams
Tracey Urbick
Jonathan Beam
Located on the 3rd floor of Bristol Hall (334)
Monday – Thursday: 8am - 9pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: 12 - 5pm & Sunday: 1 - 9pm
Approximately 40,000 items in the library
Access to thousand of online materials, including journals, magazines, newspapers, e-books, and videos.
The librarians are your best resources - they are here to help!

Tutoring services are provided at no cost to CMC students in most subjects.
A quiet place to study and work on projects, conveniently located on the 1st floor of Bristol Hall.
Six computer stations, including Mac and PC platforms open for student use.
Scheduled drop-in hours w/professional & peer tutors.
Peer tutoring jobs are available for qualified students ($10.12 per Hour)
Contact Barb Tuchlinsky (870-4428) for your tutoring questions and/or specific needs and requests.
Tutoring/Learning Lab
Barb Tuchlinsky
Academic Advising
College Major & Career Planning
Transfer Schools & Applications
Referrals to Student Agencies or Wellness Center
Advocacy with Faculty, Staff & Outside Agencies
Placement Tests
Student Government & Phi Theta Kappa
College Counselors
Chris Harnden SB 144
Ed Bouchard SB 145
FREE for students taking 6 credits or more.
Available on a walk-in basis.
Ability to address acute situations, such as colds, sore throats (can do a rapid strep test), coughs, minor injuries. 
Appropriate referral if needed.
Flu Shot Day coordinated with Student Government in the Fall.
OPEN: Mon., Tues., Wed. 11am – 2pm Thursday 1pm – 4pm

FREE for students taking 6 credits or more.
Available on a walk-in basis or by appointment.
Personal or group support and counseling.
Appropriate referral if needed.
Open: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9AM-4PM
Student Health Center
Pat Rada-Sidinger
Student Mental Health Center
Rita Rhodes
“Tell Me Something I Don’t Know”
16 minute video
After video:
Parents head to dining hall
Students stay in auditorium

All new students participate in a full year of programs that are a part of the First Year Experience…
Student Orientation And Registration
(each student participates in One Session)

S.O.A.R.-IV (January 7-8, 2015)
Transitioning into College:

Transition Course

(Required if Living On Campus)
A Class to Support Transition to College and Significantly Improve Success

Learning Support Systems
(voluntary participation – strongly recommended)
Learning Lab, Tutoring, Success Seminars, Student Support Programs

Programs, Activities and Events
(open opportunities for student involvement and leadership)
Entertaining, Social, Recreational, Educational Events to Learn from and Enjoy

Advising and Career Development
(optional 1-on-1 or self-guided assistance)
Staff available to personally assist you, and Resources to take full advantage of…
Assist students with special needs for success in their academic programs
Eligible students must have documentation of their disability
Services offered:
Student’s enhancement of basic skills
Academic and self advocacy
Advising / Personal support
Removal of barriers in the classroom while still preserving the integrity of the course objective
Technological support
All records are kept strictly confidential
Lynda Tieck
Coordinator of Student Life

Coordinator of Student Activities
Alisha Maes
Assistant Coordinator of
Student Life
Hill Hall 100 ext. 2013
Hill Hall 101
Computer Specifications
Local Phone Service Provided (bring own phone)
Coming Soon! DirectTV for Fall 2014
Unlimited Laundry
What not to bring…

Orientation to College Success

2014 / 2015
Student Support Services
Registration, Nuts & Bolts
Residence Life

Colorado Mountain College uses an online student support system, known as Advocate.

Who can report?

Types of reports:
Homesickness, roommate issues, academic issues, medical issues, etc.
It is important to us that both the student and campus community are successful.
We hope that you will work together with us to achieve more success.
All reports remain confidential and are automatically routed to the correct staff person at the student’s campus.

CMC Cares
Lynda Tieck
Incident Report
Care Report
Lianne Pyle
Administrative Assistant
Access to Student Success
Brian Hoza
Campus Dean of Student Affairs
Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
~Steve Jobs
Student Support Systems
Learning Lab & Tutoring
Disability Services Assistance
Student Support Services
Financial Aid
Counseling & Advising
Residence Life
Student Activities
Library, Computer Labs and Resource Rooms
CMC Cares! ADVOCATE On-line System
Tutoring & Learning Lab
Student Health &
Student Activities
Nightly Activities:
Open Gym
Climbing Wall
Hot Springs
Excel Gymnastics
Ice Skating
Open Mic
Casino Night
Clubs & Orgs
Sky Club
Amnesty International
Mountain Bike
Fly Fishing
Back Country Club
Free Riders
Residence Hall Association
Phi Theta Kappa
Student Government
Life in Hill Hall
Professional Staff Member who oversees Hill Hall staff, facilities, initial judicial hearings, and Residence Hall Association
FREE campus parking
Safety & Security
On-campus disc golf course
Ski and snowboard rail yard
FREE Steamboat Springs Bus Line stops hourly at the college and goes to the town & resort,
Convenient & healthy dining hall

Living on campus helps you become an active member of the CMC community!

Academic Opportunities
Student Support
Registration, Nuts & Bolts
Myra Benson
Linda Westlake

Complete FAFSA (Free Application Federal Student Aid) using DRT

Resources available from US Department of Education
Grants-Pell, CRP, FSEOG (if eligible)
Loans-Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized and Parent Plus Loans
Work Study-first come, first serve while funds last, August awarding

Resources available from CMC
Foundation Scholarships-March 15 deadline

Outside scholarships

Private loans- www.salliemae.com or www.wellsfargo.com

Financial Aid Award Steps prior to registration:
Accept/reject award from CMC on Web Advisor
Complete Master Promissory Note and print
Complete Entrance Counseling and print
Paperwork to registration
Natalie Torres

Blue James
Living Info:
Roommate Assignments
No room changes until after the first 2 weeks of the semester.
Single Rooms based on availability then by deposit date.

Student Mail & Packages
Student Mail is delivered Monday-Saturday by the USPS.
Packages are delivered Monday-Friday by UPS, FedEx & DHL.
Always use the student’s assigned mailbox number, NOT their Hill Hall room number, to ensure timely delivery of mail.
Student mail should be addressed to:
Student Name
1400 Bob Adams Drive
Box # A __ __ __ (3-digit mailbox numbers assigned at check in)
Steamboat Springs, CO  80487
Residential Scholars Scholarship
$250 AWARD
Meet all qualifications and successfully complete 1 semester in the residence hall

Have a minimum 3.5 GPA for your Spring semester courses (minimum 12 credits)

Demonstrated record of good citizenship in the Fall 2014 semester
Food Service
All Residence Hall Students must have a 19 or 14 Meal Plan- Same price

Meal hours/extended meal hours
Cafe Option/ Flex Dollars
Comment Box/Special Requests
Off campus Meal options
Residence Life
Nuts & Bolts
Parking is extremely limited at Hill Hall. 
Free bus service which runs daily between downtown and the campus. 
All Hill Hall residents must register their vehicle to receive a CMC parking permit.
Hill Hall resident parking is divided into two areas: Upper Lot and Overflow. 
Winter Parking Regulations
Overnight Parking Restrictions
Free Bus Service
Picks up twice times/hour until 6pm daily
Goes up to the resort and into town
Alpine Taxi
Provides four daily pickups to & from DIA ($85 one way/ $170 round trip)
Also meets every flight at Yampa Valley Regional Airport ($52.32 round-trip & $32.70 one-way)
Call 800-343-7433 to make a reservation
Ticket Office Hours are Mon – Fri: 1:30 – 4:00pm
Eastbound: 4pm Westbound: 3:40pm
Tickets are available at the Stock Bridge Transit Center
Denver International (DEN) 150 miles
Yampa Valley Regional (HDN) 25 miles
Eagle/Vail (EGE) 90 miles
Grand Junction (GJT) 150 miles

Emergency Messages:
Steamboat Academic Center Front Desk M-F 8am-5pm
Hill Hall Front Desk 7 days a week 6pm-10pm
Credit Load/ Academic Success
Residents should register for 15-18 credits
Residential Students are REQUIRED to declare a major
Student Life Choices
What does it mean to live in community?
Who was harmed?
What are your passions?
5 minute break!
Academic Orientation
Kelsie Robinson
Student Life Assistant
Hill Hall 100 ext. 2013
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