[TACRAO] Listserv Wintermester

Diana Rubio drubio at laredo.edu
Thu Mar 30 16:00:23 CDT 2017


Sandra,
“Stand-alone” term?
How is this reported on your State Reports?

Diana Rubio
Laredo Community College
drubio at laredo.edu<mailto:drubio at laredo.edu>


From: tacrao-bounces at tamuc.edu [mailto:tacrao-bounces at tamuc.edu] On Behalf Of Sandra Clay
Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:16 AM
To: tacrao at tamuc.edu
Subject: Re: [TACRAO] Listserv Wintermester

We deliberately kept it as a stand-alone b/c if it's a "spring course," it doesn't help with spring athletic eligibility.  And if we put it in fall, that messes with our December graduation date.  We're stuck with a stand-alone which our FA tells me is not a federally-recognized term for PELL.  Since most of our winter students are transient and wouldn't be using FA with us anyhow, it hasn't been a problem, but I'm trying to find a way to address it.

Any thoughts?

Sandra Clay
Director of Admissions
Jacksonville College
903.589.7110
903.541.4091 (fax)

On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Scott Branum <tbranum at gc.edu<mailto:tbranum at gc.edu>> wrote:
Hi, Sandra.

Interestingly enough, our winter mini is considered a part of our spring term (not sure why – it’s one of those “we’ve always done it that way” situations).  I called our FA office, and they confirmed that students are eligible for aid, but it comes from their spring award.  Our winter mini courses are transcripted with our spring courses.
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Scott Branum
Director of Admissions/Registrar
Galveston College
4015 Avenue Q
Galveston, TX  77550
(409) 944-1216<tel:(409)%20944-1216>

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From: tacrao-bounces at tamuc.edu<mailto:tacrao-bounces at tamuc.edu> [mailto:tacrao-bounces at tamuc.edu<mailto:tacrao-bounces at tamuc.edu>] On Behalf Of Sandra Clay
Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2017 10:56 AM
To: tacrao at tamuc.edu<mailto:tacrao at tamuc.edu>
Subject: Re: [TACRAO] Listserv Wintermester

Two quick questions to tag onto this:

  1.  If your winter term is a stand-alone, is it transcripted as such, and is financial aid available?
  2.   If it is a session within your fall semester, is it transcripted in with other fall classes or designated separately, and does financial aid apply?
Thanks,
Sandra Clay

Sandra Clay
Director of Admissions
Jacksonville College
903.589.7110<tel:(903)%20589-7110>
903.541.4091<tel:(903)%20541-4091> (fax)

On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 10:24 AM, Diana Rubio <drubio at laredo.edu<mailto:drubio at laredo.edu>> wrote:
Hello, Everyone!
Our Community College institution is thinking about starting a mini-mester after our Fall term ends (or beginning one towards the end of the Fall term).
I know some of you offer “Wintermesters.”
Could you send me some info as to how you handle this kind of mini-mester?
If possible:
How long is your Wintermester?
Start date/End Date?
If the college is closed for winter break and this Wintermester is going on, which office is on campus to handle the activities of this wintermester (late registration, add/drops, rolls, grades, etc).

Any info you can give me is greatly appreciated.

Thank you and have a great week (and weekend)!



Diana Rubio
College Registrar
Laredo Community College
Office of the Registrar, Lerma-Pena 160
West End Washington St  Laredo, Texas 78040
956.721-5861<tel:(956)%20721-5861>  Fax: 956.764-5974<tel:(956)%20764-5974>
www.laredo.edu<http://www.laredo.edu/>

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