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Richland College OAR

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Richland Police Presentation
Richland College
Welcome to
- O -
Meet some people
Welcome to the Thunderduck family
Education planning
Meet some academic advisors
- A -
Plan your term
Register for Classes
- R -
Tour Campus
Restrooms are out the front and to the right.
Just get up and go.
Cell phone on silent
Make note of questions.
Trash cans are located in corners.
Tip #10 – No Excuses!
Due date doesn’t mean the day you DO it!
Save time and stress!
Turn it in ON-TIME!
Tip #9 – Get Involved!
Tip #8 – Take Advantage of
Campus Resources
Consider the impression you are giving at all times!
Clothing - College is your job! Dress for success!
Arrive to class early
Tone of voice
Tip #5 – Impression Management
Advising (T-180)
Tutoring (M-216)
Multicultural Center (T-150)
Working Wonders Program for Single Parents (E-086)
Veterans Affairs (E-083)
Fitness Center (G-112)
Academic Enrichment (WH-101)
Tip #3 – Attend your classes
Listen! Save yourself time and energy by paying attention the first time!
If you don’t understand what you just heard, --ASK!
Tip #1 – Prepare
for Class

How can I be a
successful student?
Knowing your instructor is valuable to you in many ways:
They know who YOU are
They can be references
They can be advocates
They are here for YOU!
Tip #7 – Get to Know Your Instructor!
Who IS responsible for your success in college?

Who is NOT responsible for your success in college?
Your car
Your parents/relatives
Your friends
Your computer/printer
Your high school teachers
Tip #6 – Manage your Time
Office of Student Life
Student Clubs
Student Government
Intramural Sports
Art Exhibits
Leadership Opportunities
Tip #4 – Read your Syllabus
Also known as Blackboard
Online entity of your class (online or on campus)
Find grades and contact your instructor
Tip #2 – Log into eCampus
“can u plz wrrite me a rcommdation 4 a schlarship  im tryin to get? thanx."
Office of
Student Life

Office of Student Life
on campus activities
student government
student clubs
ID cards
Ice Breakers!!!
Minute to Win It Games
Getting to know you
Around the table
Hello, my name is...
I am from...
College anxiety/fear
Share your thoughts
If you are considering majoring in a health profession, you need to complete a Health Profession’s contact information sheet. Get the form from one of the advisors in this session
Advising vs. Registration
BEFORE registration begins
Involves deep discussion about life goals and the part education can play in meeting those goals
Is about knowing the roads to take to meet those goals
Is about choosing the appropriate university to transfer to for your major and goals
Is building your own personal schedule of classes
Is data entry of that schedule either online yourself via eConnect or through the Express Service line
Is the PRIORITY during registration period
Don't Stress Out!
eConnect vs eCampus
Computer Literacy
Did you decide to take the class?
Below are your options.
COSC 1301, 1401
BCIS 1405
ITSC 1401
POFI 1301
Did you take the test?
Passed all sections? No computer class
Passed all sections except 1, then take
POFI 1104 or ITSC 1171
Passed all sections except 2 or more, required to take one of the classes on the left.
DMAT Learning Formats
Choose the laboratory (lab) mode if you:
Self-taught & works well on your own
Only need a review of the material
Complete more than one level of Developmental Math in one semester
Choose the lecture (lec) mode if you:
Prefer to have an instructor present the course
Complete only one level of Developmental Math in one semester
Need structure in class
Core Curriculum
42 hours of Core,
18 hours of Electives
For every 1 hour of class time, you will need to study a minimum of 2 hours outside of the classroom to assure an A or B
Go ONLINE to see:
Important Dates
Class Schedules
Student Services
...plus more...
During this session, you can expect to:
Get more information about Degree Programs (AA/AS/AAS)
Smart Careers
Educational Goals
Avoiding academic jeopardy
eConnect is an
information resource
eCampus is a
classroom resource
Time Management
Paying for College
3 ways you can pay for your classes
1. Pay in full through your eConnect account
2. Pay in full at the Business Office - T140
3. Set up a payment plan at the Business Office - T-140 or online.
But don't forget you can apply for Financial Aid!
The Possibilities are endless...
If you are considering majoring in a technical program, you will have a chance to meet with one of our three Technical Advisors after the tour.
You will be assigned an Academic Advisor, prior to registration, who will be your advisor during your time in college
Richland College Police Department
How to contact us
From any campus phone you can dial 4290 or 911
From off-campus (cell phone) you can dial 972-860-4290
A dispatcher will answer your call. Please provide your name and campus location
We are located in Pecos Hall room P-160
We have a sub-station in Kiowa (SRO Officer)
Richland College Police Department
Richland College Police Department
Services we provide
“To provide a safe
learning and working
Richland College Police Department
Our Responsibility
Richland College Police Department
About us
State Certified Texas Peace Officers
Powers of Arrest, enforce law, issue citations
25 Sworn Officers. Average of 5 Officers per shift
School Resource Officers for the RCHS
Law Enforcement Explorers
Operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks per year
Campus is constantly being patrolled on foot, bicycle, segway, and vehicle.
Welcome to Richland College
Thank you for your time, have a great day and be safe!
Richland College Police Department
Rules and Policies
Parking enforcement
Fire Lane
Blocking or impeding traffic
Disabled parking
Reserved parking (i.e. Performance Excellence)
Types of citations
Campus - $5.00 up to $30.00 & hold on student record
Justice of the Peace - Fine up to $500.00
Richland College Police Department
Your Responsibility
Be alert and aware of your surroundings
Richland College Police Department
Our Mission
The Richland College Police department provides community policing in a collaborative effort between the police and the college community. The goal is to identify problems of safety and security and involve the college community in the search for solutions to campus safety concerns.
Richland College Police Department
The Learning Center
More than just tutoring
“Connections” Study Skills Workshops
Personalized tutoring
Science, Math, and Writing corners
Service Learning
The Learning Center
More than just tutoring
Don't miss these other
Services at Richland
Career Services
The Male Success Initiative
Transfer Center
Working Wonders Program for Single Parents
Veterans Affairs
Counseling Center
Campus Map & Call Box Locations
Campus Map and Call box location
It is the student's responsibility to drop classes.
You can NOT add a class that has already met.
Very Important
Contact your instructor
Locate the classroom & the closest parking lot
If possible, get the syllabus & books
In order to be a successful, students must attend and participate in classes
Contains Professor’s contact information, office hours, office location, expectations, and much, much more!
Always keep a printed copy handy!
Get it early - use econnect
Motorist assist - Jump starts and tire inflation
Courtesy escorts
Lost and Found
Crime prevention & awareness seminars
Offense, accident, and incident investigation
No roller skating or skateboarding
Always use bike racks to secure bicycles
Rules of the road apply on campus roads and parking lots
Richland College Police Department
Rules and Policies
20 MPH on main roads, 10 MPH in parking lots
Richland College is smoke free with the exception of 4 designated areas
1. West of Wichita Hall
2. West of Pecos Hall
3. Northeast of Fannin Hall
4. Southeast of Medina Hall
Richland College Police Department
Smoking Policy
Richland College Police Department
While on Campus
Internet Safety
Always log off any website & work station
Do NOT share personal information about yourself
Change your password regularly
Keep vehicle locked at all times and valuables away from plain view
Do not drive onto campus with sound system aloud. This only advertises and invites someone to try and steal it.
Be aware of your surroundings while parked on campus
Become familiar with where you park and call boxes nearby
If you notice suspicious activity, contact the Police department
3 hours of transferable credit
A course focused on theory and practice in the psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation.
Key Learning Outcomes--Students will:

develop critical thinking skills
practice finding, evaluating and using information for course assignments
document their learning in an ePortfolio
learn to self-regulate their own behavior
discover their individual learning style(s)
become more strategic and autonomous learners
apply new learning strategies to their courses, work, and life
Course Topics:

Critical Thinking
Eight Multiple Intelligences
Academic Motivation
Cognitive Development
Academic Self-regulation Theory and Management
Memory Theory and Techniques to Improve Memory
Models of Student Intellectual Development (Perry& Chickering)
Surface, Deep & Achievement Learning
Information Literacy and Research Skills
Test Preparation and Test-taking Strategies
Personal Learning Skills & Developing Personal Learning System
Documenting Learning through an ePortfolio
Associates in....
Computer Science
Liberal arts
Visual arts
Performing arts
Foreign Languages
Social Sciences
Applied Sciences:
Computer Technology
Business Administration
Information Technology
Digital Forensics
International Business & Trade
Multimedia Technology
Travel Exposition
OR! you can get
Core Complete!
Know how to contact the
Police Department
Report suspicious persons or behavior
Attend to your belongings
STEM Advisors
Fine Arts Major?
Richland College Honors Academy
Choose the online (INET) mode if you:
Able to take math online
Proctored Exams
Proficient in being self-taught
Everything is online!
Honors scholarships
Smaller discussion-based classes
Enhanced student-faculty interaction
Community and civic engagement
Diverse student body
Transfer and scholarship opportunities to 4-year schools

Visual Arts
Vicki Mayhan
Theatre Arts
Ryan Nelson
Derrick Logozzo
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