RCTC Student Beehive – October 30, 2019

Check out the following links for important RCTC information:

Cheer on the ‘Jackets!
Opt In for Text Messages
Declared Major
Register TODAY!
Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
Return to Title IV
UPCOMING EVENTS



VOLLEYBALL REGIONAL TOURNAMENT PLAY ON FRIDAY!

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DECLARED MAJOR
To ensure you’re planning the right academic course, check your academic major shown on your degree audit report (DARS) in the eServices site. If you need to declare a major change, please meet with your academic advisor to review your record and academic plan.  Major change requests are received and processed by the Records and Registration Office.

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REGISTER TODAY!
Spring 2019 registration is OPEN for all degree-seeking students!

You can register by logging in to the eServices site, selecting the ‘Registration’ tab and the proper year/term, then clicking on the ‘Registration Window’ link. If you have any questions regarding registration, set up an appointment with your advisor or counselor at advisortrac.rctc.edu.

Transfer students may register by participating in an orientation session or by completing the online orientation.

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

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FINANCIAL AID SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS (SAP)
Students receiving Financial Aid at RCTC must be making academic progress toward their degree.  Following each term, students are evaluated to determine if they are maintaining a cumulative (overall) GPA of 2.0 and completing at least 67% of all attempted credits.  Students not meeting these standards are placed on Warning and may be allowed to continue receiving financial aid for one semester.  Students who fail to meet the standards for two consecutive semesters will be placed on Financial Aid Suspension and become ineligible for all types of financial aid.

Financial Aid students are also evaluated to ensure they have attempted no more than 150% of the credits required for their program (including transfer credits).  If the student fails to meet this criteria, also known as “Maximum Timeframe,” the student is immediately placed on Financial Aid Suspension, without warning.

For more details about these requirements and a description of how the policy is applied, please review the RCTC Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.

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RETURN TO TITLE IV
Students who do not complete all registered courses in a semester may be required to repay a portion of the Financial Aid funding which was disbursed.  The amount of repayment is based on the number of days the student attended and/or participated in classes.  The RCTC Return to Title IV Refund policy describes the process used to calculate any amounts that must be returned.  Students who totally withdraw from courses as well as those who simply stop attending are affected by this policy.  Please contact the Financial Aid Office for more information if you are considering a total withdrawal or if you have stopped attending your courses.  We can help you understand your responsibilities.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, October 31

  • Lunchtime Jazz, 12:30pm, The Hive (3rd Floor College Center)

Friday, November 1

  • 5th Annual Fright Night, 6:00pm, The Hive (3rd Floor College Center)
    The 5th annual “Fright Night” hosted by the Art Club, Music Tech Club, LGBTQ+ Alliance Club, and Drama Club. There will be live DJ performances, a masquerade theme, costume contest, food and drinks, and games! Free admission!
  • Volleyball Regional Tournament, 6:00pm, Home

Saturday, November 2

  • Wrestling, Yellowjacket Open, 10:00am, Home
  • Volleyball Regional Tournament, 12:00pm, Home
  • The Wind in the Willows,” RCTC Fall Children’s Production, 2:00pm, Hill Theatre
    Phone the Box Office at 507-285-7200 for tickets and more information. Box Office open Monday through Friday and one hour prior to scheduled performances.

Monday, November 4

  • Career Workshop, 10:00am, AT210
    RCTC Counselors Nancy Nixa and Deb Vang will teach you how to use our SIGI3 Career Development program. All RCTC students are welcome! No Advanced signup needed.

Wednesday, November 6

  • Career Workshop, 10:00am, AT210
    RCTC Counselors Nancy Nixa and Deb Vang will teach you how to use our SIGI3 Career Development program. All RCTC students are welcome! No Advanced signup needed.

Intramurals information can be found on the Yellowjackets Athletics website for RCTC.


Events Coming this Semester

November 7 Lunchtime Jazz
Career Workshop, 2:00pm
Fall Choral Concert
November 8 “A Funny Woman” Comedy Show
November 11 Veterans’ Day – NO CLASSES
November 12 Career Workshop, 11:00am
November 14 Mind Your Mental Health event
Lunchtime Jazz
November 18 Career Workshop, 12:00pm
November 19 Career Workshop, 1:00pm
November 21 Lunchtime Jazz
WILD Game – Off-Campus Trip
November 23 Fall RCTC/RCB Combined Band Concert
November 25 Student Life Sponsored Thanksgiving Dinner for Students, The Hive
November 25 Student Life Sponsored Thanksgiving Dinner for Students, Heintz
November 28-29 Thanksgiving Break – NO CLASSES
December 5 Lunchtime Jazz
December 8 Vikings Game – Off-Campus Trip
December 10 Student Creativity Recital
December 12 Lunchtime Jazz
December 13-14 Christmas Concert
December 19 Lunchtime Jazz
December 20 Last Day of Classes
December 23-January 12 Winter Break – NO CLASSES
Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Men’s Basketball, and Wrestling competitions either at home or away every week
Intramural Sports every week
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