RCTC Student Beehive – April 5, 2017


Fall 2017 Web Registration Available Soon
eServices Proxy Bill Payer
Cap & Gown Distribution
Upcoming Environmental Science Guest Lecture Series on April 13
RCTC Lions Club Blood Drive

Every student at RCTC has an academic advisor or counselor, who is here to support students in their educational growth. Students should work closely with their academic advisor or counselor so that educational goals are met.

If you don’t know who your advisor or counselor is, you can download the list from:


Specific transfer questions or concerns should be directed to the Counseling Center staff.

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FALL 2017 Registration OPENS for Returning, degree-seeking students according to the schedule below:

Current and Returning Students:

  • Selective Admission *………………………………………. Web…………… March 22, 2017
  • SOPHOMORES (30 or more credits earned)…… Web…………… March 23, 2017
  • FRESHMEN (1-29 credits earned)…………………… Web…………… March 27, 2017
  • FRESHMEN (0 credits earned………………………….. Web…………… March 30, 2017
  • All current and returning degree-seeking……….. Counter……… March 31, 2017
  • All non-degree seeking………………………………………………………….. April 12, 2017

*Selective admissions includes: AD Nursing, CNT, DH, DA, ST, CRSC, CVIS.

All windows open at 7:30 a.m.

You can check your window by logging in to the eServices site, selecting the ‘Registration’ tab and the proper year/term, then clicking on the ‘Registration Window’ link.

Counter Registration – OPENS April 17, 2016 for current and returning degree-seeking students.
The Admissions and Records Office registration hours are 8:00am-5:00pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00am- 4:30pm Friday. The office closes at 4:30pm daily during summer months

All students are strongly encouraged to meet with their academic advisor or counselor prior to registering for any term.

Email the admissions office at admissions@rctc.edu or call us at (507) 285-7268 or (800) 247-1296 ext. 7268

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eServices offers an opportunity to students which allows them to provide proxy (i.e. guest) access to most of the Bills and Payments features on the web. Designated individuals will be able to view account information (just as you would see it) and make payments on your behalf.

When logged into eServices you can select an option from the Bills and Payments or the Profile web page to initiate the process for one or more people. Simply provide the name and email address of proxy bill payer(s) and the system sends the payer an email notice with instructions for activating their access. The payer must activate access within 5 days and it will remain active for 6 months. You can return at any time to add additional entries, or modify, re-activate, or revoke access to those already on your list.

To begin, select the ?Give Someone Access to Pay My Bill? button from the Bills and Payments summary page. The first time you enter you will need to read and accept the terms and conditions of use. After that you just add the name and email address and select the Send or Renew Access Request? button. That person will receive email instructions on activating their access to your account. They will have access to nearly all Bills and Payments? functionality, but no other section of your eServices account. They will not be able to enroll in a payment plan, nor will they be able to designate anyone else to have this access. They will be able to view your class schedule through the Account Activity PDF form.

Important notes:

  1. You assume all responsibility for any potential financial aid and/or tax implications of someone making a payment on your behalf using this site. Only individuals who are either your parents or guardians should be identified as an alternate payer.
  2. Providing access to alternate payers is not a guarantee of payment. You are solely responsible for the timely payment of all outstanding balances. An unpaid balance will result in a hold that will impact your ability to register for classes and possible collection activity.

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Graduation Regalia will be distributed at the following locations and times starting April 17:


  • Mondays-Thursday from 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Fridays from 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, May 9 and 10 from 5:00pm-6:00pm

Heinz Center Commons

  • Thursdays, April 27 and May 4 from 10:00am-11:00am

Pay $13 for regalia at the Cashier’s Window.
Present your $13 receipt to the gown table.
Honors Tassels Honors based on Fall 2016 GPA.
PTK graduates see PTK Advisor for PTK tassels.

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RCTC’s Environmental Science program is pleased to announce that Dr. Charles Nilon will be presenting on Thursday, April 13 at 12:00 noon in the Hill Theatre. Dr. Charles Nilon is a Professor of Urban Wildlife Management at the University of Missouri’s School of Natural Resources and will be presenting,Environmental Justice, People, and Urban Ecology.”

Dr. Nilon’s research focuses on urban wildlife conservation and urban ecology, human dimensions of wildlife conservation, and environmental justice. Nilon and his students study how ecological and socioeconomic factors influence wildlife species composition and abundance. Dr. Nilon’s research also considers the role of nature as part of an individual’s day-to-day environment, and environmental justice issues associated with access to nature.

“Environmental Justice, People, and Urban Ecology” is free and open to the entire campus community and the public. The presentation has an interdisciplinary and cross-discipline nature for broad interest.
For further information visit http://www.rctc.edu/program/es/news_events.html.

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There will be a blood drive on Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am and from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm at the Heintz Center cafeteria.

Drop ins are welcome!

Be a hero, donate today!

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