Welcome College of Health Professions (CHP) Freshman Transition Orientation Anne Young and Peggy Raynor, CHP College Advisors Peggy Raynor Advisor, School of Nursing (SON) Pre-Nursing Majors Griffin Hall Room 150 (239) 590-7455 firstname.lastname@example.org Anne Young Advisor, School of Health and Rehabilitation (SHR) Community Health Majors Pre-Athletic Training Majors Pre-Human Performance Majors Pre-Health Science & Clinical Lab Science Majors Griffin Hall Room 149 (239) 590-7456 email@example.com To Contact CHP Advising … School of Health & Rehabilitation (SHR) Majors (Anne Young’s Advisees) Wanda Smith, Office Manager, Department of Occupational Therapy & Community Health, Griffin Hall Room 117 A 590-7550 or firstname.lastname@example.org Heather Kalies, Secretary/Advising Office Assistant Griffin Hall Room 154 A 590-7495 or email@example.com School of Nursing (SON) (Peggy Raynor’s Advisees) Maxine Faatz, Executive Secretary, School of Nursing Griffin Hall Room 154 B 590-7485 or firstname.lastname@example.org Transition Orientation Agenda You will be reviewing information that will help you transition from your freshmen year into your sophomore year and beyond whether you are a pre-major or a full- major. Included is a review of … FGCU Information links & contact information Review the importance of and where to find the FGCU Academic Calendar Give you College of Health Professions (CHP) FAQ’s Information Review College of Health Professions Graduation Requirements Provide General Education Information Direct you toward Degree Programs facts & Information Help you Prepare for your Advising Appointment Information links You will find many helpful web links on the Academic Advising webpage. To access the page, click on or copy into your browser, the following address: http://www.fgcu.edu/chp/advising.html Here you will find the following information and much more… FGCU Contact information for departments Such as the Center for Academic Achievement, Career Development Center, Financial Aid, Adaptive Services, and more - See the next slide for these numbers and more. CHP Advising Information (FAQ’s) General Education Information Degree Program Fact sheets ANGEL - Online Course Information System FGCU Contact Information There are many helpful and important offices available to you. Here is their contact information… Adaptive Services and Students with Disabilities: Cori Bright - 239-590-7956 - email@example.com Admissions & Recruitment: Local: 239-590-7878 / Toll Free: 888-889-1095 - firstname.lastname@example.org Bookstore: 239-590-1150 Career Development Services: 239-590-7946 - email@example.com Cashier’s Office:- firstname.lastname@example.org Center for Academic Achievement (Tutoring): 239-590-7906- email@example.com Counseling Center (Personal & Career): 239-590-7950 firstname.lastname@example.org FGCU Contact Information Financial Aid: Local: 239-590-7920 / Toll Free: 888- 889-1095 - email@example.com International Student Services: Elaine Hozdik – 239-590-7925 - firstname.lastname@example.org Registrar: Local: 239-590-7980 / Toll Free: 888-373- 2040 - email@example.com Service Learning: 4th floor of the Library, 460G or call 590-7015 Student Health Services: 239-590-7966 – phone/ 239-590-7968 fax Testing: 239-590-7955 - firstname.lastname@example.org FGCU Academic Calendar VIP dates… Please be aware of these dates First day of classes Last day to drop and add Last day to withdraw without “academic penalty” Last day of classes, holidays, breaks & more To view calendars for future semesters, see the Registrar's Office web page Knowing these dates is YOUR responsibility College of Health Professions You will be given the “Counseling/Advising Student Information Form” This form can be completed just before your advising appointment, please plan to arrive a few minutes early You will complete top portion Return this to your Advisor College of Health Professions Information is available at the comprehensive CHP Academic Advising web page found at http://www.fgcu.edu/chp/advising.html Noted on the bottom of the advising web page are frequently asked questions (FAQ’s). You may find it helpful to review these often asked questions and their answers. Remember, if you still have unanswered questions, bring them to your advising appointment or email your CHP advisor, either Anne Young for students in the School of Health & Rehabilitation or Peggy Raynor for students in the School of Nursing. Graduation Requirements Form There are several requirements which you will need to review. CLAST – The College Level Academic Skills Test, you may be exempt and your advisor will discuss this with you. Foreign Language – 2 years of the same language in High school or 8 credits at the College level. Gordon Rule – all students must earn a “C” or better in 12 semester credits of writing intensive courses AND a “C” or better in 6 semester credits of math. General Education (Gen. Ed.) – Did you enter FGCU with an “AA” from a Florida Community College? Then you have met the Gen. Ed. Requirement! All others need 36 hours in 5 subject areas. (See the web links on the academic advising webpage.) Graduation Requirements Form cont’d General Education requires coursework in the following 5 areas: 6 hours of communication – ENC 1101 & ENC 1102 will meet your requirement. 6 hours of math – STA 2023 and usually MAC 1105 9 hours of humanities – HUM 2510, IDS 1301L, IDS 2110, and one more 3 credit course. 6-9 hours of social sciences – usually your prerequisites will satisfy this requirement. 6-9 hours of natural sciences – again, usually your prerequisites will satisfy this requirement. Graduation Requirements Form cont’d Service Learning 80 service hours are required for students who entered as freshman or sophomores 40 service hours for students who entered with 60 or more transfer credit hours Consists of volunteering time to the community in a way that fosters students’ learning Service learning has an excellent web page where you can look for service learning opportunities. For more information, visit the Service Learning Office, 4th floor of the Library, 460G or call 590-7015 Graduation Requirements Form cont’d Summer Credit If you entered with fewer than 60 semester hours of college credit… Then you will need at least 9 semester hours of credit during the summer semesters at a State University in Florida If you have AP, IB, or CLEP college credit that you entered FGCU with, You may need fewer or will not need to meet this requirement. This will be discussed with your Advisor. Graduation Requirements Form cont’d To fulfill FGCU’s Residency Requirement for graduation… 30 of the last 60 semester hours must be completed at FGCU You may take classes at another institution while at FGCU Cross Enrollment - Courses taken at another institution while also taking courses at FGCU Transient Student - Courses taken at another institution Transient or Cross Enrollment Forms must be completed and be approved in advance. (available for completion online through www.facts.org) Graduation Requirements Form Prerequisites and Program Requirements This form will be given to you at your advising appointment. All programs in the College of Health Professions are either limited access or selective access. Prior to consideration as a full major, the College of Health Professions requires: Completion all General Education Course requirements Complete of your electives and all degree program prerequisites Meet selection criteria and submit a supplemental application. This is required prior to admission into the CHP limited access majors or upper division courses. Be prepared to ask questions about this form. Your advisor will keep a signed copy and a copy will be given to you. CHP Degree Program Check Sheet and Fact Sheet Fact sheets contain a snapshot of the degree program and its requirements A separate form in addition to the fact sheets are “Program check sheets”, useful for planning future semester courses and kept by your advisor. These are reviewed & completed together at your advising appointment. Why develop a plan of study? This will provide an efficient manner for completion of remaining requirements And will facilitate Application to your major or permit entry in Junior/Senior level courses Preparing for your Advising Appointment Once you have reviewed your Degree Program requirements, (check the fact sheets for your degree), please…. log into Gulfline and search for classes or View the schedule and search for classes. (see photo above) Curricular track recommendations are available at the First Year Advising website. You can check the CHP Academic Advising web page in the “Student Information” box for the link to these “curricular tracks”. Gulfline You are probably already familiar with Gulfline, but, to review… You can look-up your class schedule. Check your grades. See if you’ve got MONEY - Financial Aid awards Check your personal information. View your holds. Login a few days (Monday through Friday) before your registration time period opens. Be sure you do not have any holds that will block you from registering. Once you have met with your advisor, your freshmen hold for advising will be lifted and you will be able to register for classes. Schedule and Registration Worksheets Available online at First Year Advising. (check out the links below) Helpful tools to plan your courses. http://enrollment.fgcu.edu/advising/Images/Sched uleBlockSheet.pdf http://enrollment.fgcu.edu/advising/Images/Regist rationForm.pdf You should now be ready to contact the Advising Office… In order to have your Freshman Advising hold removed and begin registering on-line, you must sign-up for and attend one of the required advising workshops: Friday’s, 1- 3 PM, March 16th, 23rd, 30th, or April 6th. Please come to Griffin Hall, Suite 154 to sign up for a workshop. (just to your right off the lobby) Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm You will then be given confirmation of your workshop preference with room location. To Prepare for your Advising Workshop Pre-select classes or identify courses of interest. Your advisor will provide you with suggestions for courses but will not be giving specific course section recommendations. Check the Academic Calendar for all the important dates for Registration, Add/Drop, and Late Registration. If you register during Late Registration, you will be charged $100 Late Registration Fee. Know both your UIN and PIN numbers. View Gulfline and check to see if you have any holds. If so, please clear these as soon as possible. Another Resource…. ANGEL ANGEL is our online class management system, however, even if you are taking a face-to-face class, many faculty will post their syllabi, notes, and communicate through ANGEL. You will need your FGCU Eagle email address to login and instructions are on the login page. If you have any question about accessing ANGEL, Please remember to check with your advisor at your advising appointment or via email. LOOKING FORWARD… TO WORKING WITH YOU AS YOU PROGRESS TOWARD YOUR EDUCATIONAL GOALS!!! HAVE A GREAT SEMESTER!
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