2013-2014 Cloud Viewbook
Go places. Be a T-Bird! Learn about all of the reasons why Cloud is a great college option!
GO PLACES. BE A T-BIRD ! www.cloud.edu CLOUD COUNTY Going anywhere starts here! CLOUD COUNTY 250 90% OVER K C I QU S T C FA Transfer programs Career programs Students Graduate each Spring 48 16 Students at Cloud who receive some type of Financial Assistance Spots in Residenc e Life 364 Cloudâ€™s School Colors: 100% black&gold Students from h s wit room ology s s a l C chn RT te SMA 36 Countries Go places. Be a T-Bird! Faculty who hold advanced degrees 83% hether your dream right now is to W get a degree as soon as possible so you can go to work or to get a start 15:1 Student to teacher ratio on earning a bachelor’s degree, Cloud County Community College can get you where you want to go. Maybe you aspire to get years of education to one day become a doctor, or maybe your dream right now is to play college-level athletics. Guess what? Cloud County is here to help YOU. We’re experienced! We’ve been helping thousands of students from all over the world heading in all directions realize and achieve their dreams since 1965. What’s your dream? Let us know, and we’ll help you get there. When you choose to be a T-Bird, you choose a path that will help you go places! 1965 Students from Established in $765,000 Scholarships Awarded OVER 2012-2013 Di erent States 13 underbirds School Mascot: Going anywhere starts here! 6 Cloud: Reasons to Choose 1. Cost It is going to cost much less to attend Cloud County Community College than four-year universities. When you choose to do your rst two years at Cloud, you are choosing savings! You’ll save a substantial amount of money on your way to a Bachelor’s degree. How would you spend an extra $ 15,561 (2 yrs) Depending on your decision, that’s how much you could save on tuition & fees when you complete your rst two years of a bachelor’s degree at Cloud! $9,000? $ 9,999 (2 yrs) $ 6,120 (2 yrs) Kansas Kansas Research Universities Regional Universities Cloud County Community College The gures above are tuition & fee costs for two years. The Kansas Regional and Research Universities gures are averages. - Information from the Kansas Board of Regents 4 cloud.edu Cloud 101: Mission Statement Cloud County Community College is dedicated to delivering high quality, innovative, a ordable, and accessible educational opportunities and services that prepare a diverse population to be critical thinkers and lifelong learners who can meet the challenges of an ever-changing global community. To assure the delivery of this mission, Cloud County Community College is directed by valid and reliable assessment techniques, which measure the e ectiveness and e ciency of all departments in the delivery of curriculum and services in support of student academic success. Vision Statement Cloud County Community College strives to enrich the lives of our students and the communities we serve. About Cloud • Founded in 1965 • 4 Associate Degrees • 16 Career Programs of Study • 48 Transfer Programs of Study • Student to Faculty ratio of 15:1 • General education classes capped at 30 students • NJCAA Division I • Member of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference 2. Class Size When you’re a freshman at a larger college, you might nd yourself in classes with 200 or more other students. At Cloud, class sizes are smaller (general education classes capped at 30 students), so you can actually get to know your classmates and instructors. 3. universities most of the classes you will take in the rst two years will Faculty At be taught by Graduate Teaching Assistants - basically college students working toward advanced degrees. At Cloud, 83% of our instructors already hold advanced degrees, and they will be the ones teaching you. Going anywhere starts here! 5 Cloud 101: Cloud students have the opportunity to select an environment that best ts their needs. The College has two, full-service campuses in Concordia and Junction City. Outreach classes are o ered at 35 locations over a 12-county area. Cloud also o ers a number of courses online that students can take at any time, from any place. Whatever your needs, Cloud County Community College has an option that is just right for you. Concordia - a community of around 6,500, is an agricultural and shopping center located in Cloud County in North Central Kansas. It combines the nest qualities of small town living with the educational, cultural, and business advantages found in many larger cities. Junction City- a city of about 16,000, located in the heart of Kansas and o ers plenty of small-town atmosphere. Junction City is a community where the people are friendly, the atmosphere is inviting and the lifestyle is ethnically diversi ed. Just minutes from Fort Riley, an active duty post known as the birthplace of the 7th Cavalry, Junction City is surrounded by history. 4. Experience At Cloud, you can have the full college experience! At the Concordia campus, we have student apartments to live in, a cafeteria, and athletics. Both campuses o er a number of student activities and organizations for you to join. We have students attend Cloud from all over the world, and we celebrate this culture and diversity in many di erent ways. • The Cook Lecture Series is sponsored by the College and brings cultural and educational experiences to the community. • Multicultural potlucks and International Student Panels are held each year to celebrate student diversity on our campuses. 5. Family At Cloud, you’ll experience a true family atmosphere! Our faculty and sta are student centered and will go out of their way to make sure you have the best experience. You’ll make friends that will last a lifetime and meet people that will be invested in your life for years to come. We can’t wait to have you as part of the Cloud family! 6 cloud.edu 6. Options Check out all of our options and decide how and where you want to earn your education! Online learning is available at Cloud County Community College. Classes are o ered year round and provide a exible and convenient way to work toward meeting your educational goals. Within its service area, CCCC serves 23 community education outreach sites and provides concurrent classes at 37 service area high schools. Our Business and Industry programs support the business community and respond to its changing economic and industry needs. Prime Time Cloud o ers courses for senior citizens. O O C Conveniently accessed from US-81 Highway, the Concordia campus is less than an hour from Salina, Kansas and Interstate 70 and is only 30 minutes from the Nebraska border. The campus o ers students on-campus living, on-campus daycare, a cafeteria, athletics and campus activities. With day and evening classes available, it is the perfect setting for students of all ages. C Check out our convenient locations. NEBRASKA G The Geary County Campus, located in Junction City, Kansas, is accessed from Highways 77 and 18 or Interstate 70 via exit 295. The campus is just a short drive from Manhattan, Abilene, Salina and Herington, Kansas. Hosting primarily a non-traditional student atmosphere, the campus o ers several career and transfer programs. The college is honored to serve military veterans, active duty military members and their dependents. With a variety of day and evening course o erings, students can build a schedule that ts their busy lifestyle. C C CONCORDIA Concordia campus Topeka Kansas City Hays Salina COLORADO JUNCTION CITY Geary County campus MISSOURI Wichita OKLAHOMA Going anywhere starts here! 7 Academics C loud County Community College o ers more than 30 distinct academic programs and over 335 courses every semester. Students can choose from amongst four degrees, including Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, and Associate in General Studies. Career Programs • Agri-Biotechnology • Agricultural Production Operations • Agricultural Supplies & Services • Business Management - General Business - Accounting • Childcare & Support Services Management - Early Childhood Teacher - Early Childhood Paraprofessional - Infant/Toddler Teacher - Teacher Assistant • Communications - Journalism - Radio Broadcasting • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration - Law Enforcement - Corrections • Equine Management • Graphic Design • Nursing • Technical Studies • Wind Energy Technology 8 Career programs are for students who want to earn a degree and enter the work force. An Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded after completion of a minimum of 62 hours in an approved program. Some career programs have certi cates available as well. cloud.edu Cloud 101: AA • AS • AAS • AGS What Do Those Letters Mean? So, you want to earn a degree. What kind? Here’s a quick explanation of each degree that Cloud o ers. Associate of Arts (AA) This degree is designed to prepare students for transfer with advanced standing into university Bachelor of Arts programs. The courses are comparable to lower-division courses o ered at Kansas Regents Institutions. This degree generally doesn’t involve as much math and science. Associate of Science (AS) This degree is designed to prepare students for transfer with advanced standing into university Bachelor of Science programs. The courses are comparable to lower-division courses o ered at Kansas Regents Institutions. This degree tends to include more math and science. Associate of Applied Science (AAS) This degree is designed for students who want to graduate and enter the work force. Some baccalaureate degree granting institutions have developed upper division programs that recognize this degree for transfer of credits. Associate of General Studies (AGS) This degree provides students with the opportunity to develop foundational knowledge, skills, and attitudes towards lifelong learning. This degree will meet transfer requirements only to selected colleges and universities. The student completing a transfer program can earn an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree, with an emphasis in one of the areas listed below. Transfer Programs • Agriculture Production & Services - Agriculture Economics - Agronomy - Animal Science - Equine - Pre-Veterinary Medicine Health, Human Performance & Rec-cont. - Sport Management - Kinesiology/Exercise Science - Sports Nutrition - Recreation - Pre-Physical Therapy Asst. - Pre-Physical Therapy - Pre-Chiropractic - Pre-Dentistry - Pre-Medicine - Pre-Physician Assistant - Pre-Nursing BSN - Pre- Pharmacy - Pre-Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapy Asst. - Pre-Medical Technology - Pre-Radiological Technology - Pre-Respiratory Therapy - Pre-Dental Hygiene • Business • Communications • Pre-Professional Health - English - Speech/Theatre - Journalism - Radio Broadcasting - Early Childhood Education - Family Life & Community Service - Dietetics - Family Studies & Human Services - Elementary - Secondary - Pre-Engineering - Engineering Technology - Art - Music • Early Childhood Ed. & Human Ecology • Education • Engineering • Fine Arts • Math & Science - Mathematics - Biology - Chemistry - Physical Science - Physics - Architecture • Health, Human Performance & Recreation - Psychology - Teaching K-12 - Criminal Justice - Health/Fitness Promotion/Wellness - History - Athletic Training - Political Science/Pre-Law/Sociology - Personal Trainer/Strength & Conditioning Pre-Social Work/Counseling Coach • Anthropology - Coaching • Social Science Cloud 101: Career & Transfer Center The Career and Transfer Center is committed to assisting students in determining their career path and successfully accomplishing their transfer and employment goals. The Career and Transfer Center develops and o ers students a number of programs and services to assist them with career decision making, transfer college planning and job search exploration. The center is available to all students who wish to explore the world of work. Faculty can help students improve employment potential by acquainting them early with a wide array of services and special opportunities available to them through the center. Some of the services o ered include: • Cooperative Education • Career Exploration • Career Assessment • Career Development Classes and Workshops • Job Search Class • Internet • On-Campus Interviews with National and Local Recruiters • Employment Listings • Career Information Library • Employer Library • Work Study Job Referral ADVISING - An academic advisor helps each student plan his or her degree path and select classes. Advisors also teach, so your advisor may be one of your instructors. Other services available to students in the advisement center include: testing, new student orientation, and assistance transferring to four-year colleges. STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER The Student Success Center’s purpose is to provide instruction and services to support the academic success of all students. Students can improve study skills or nd a quali ed tutor at NO COST. In addition to tutoring, the Student Success Center o ers test proctoring, student success workshops, a computer lab, academic coaching, and much more. TRiO TRiO helps eligible students reach their academic and personal goals. Services include: tutoring, academic planning, nancial aid/scholarship information, college visits to 4-year schools, cultural activities, and workshops in academic and personal development. SNAP SNAP (Special Needs Accommodation Planning) helps students with documented disabilities access services they need to succeed. MILITARY FRIENDLY Cloud prides itself in being a military friendly college. We have a Military Liason and a Veteran Services contact to provide assistance to active duty, dependents, and veterans. 10 cloud.edu uccessful learning involves more than quality instruction and programs. S Cloud o ers a variety of services to help students, and the wise ones learn how valuable these services can be. Resources for student success at Cloud include: counseling, advising, tutoring, career and transfer center, library services, the student retention specialist, and TRiO. We also have a number of computer labs on campus and campus-wide wireless internet access to make it easier for students to complete assignments. Success Resources for Student LIBRARY & AV LAB The Library sta o ers individual and classroom instruction in the e ective use of resources and provides access to resources not owned by the Library through interlibrary loan and electronic databases. The AV Lab contains various types of audiovisual materials which instructors use to enhance class instruction. The Library at the Concordia campus is also home to Hava Java, the on campus co ee shop. STUDENT RETENTION SPECIALIST The student retention specialist works with college faculty to identify students who may be needing extra support and guidance. At Cloud, we want all of our students to have a positive and rewarding experience. Our ultimate goal is to make sure students grow and succeed in achieving their goals, and our student retention specialist is here to help make that happen. Invest in Yourself C ollege is an investment in yourself. With a college degree you can make more money, have better job opportunities and live with the con dence that comes with earning your degree. Think about where a college degree can get you. Make the investment in yourself - you deserve it! A lot of bang for your buck! At Cloud you won’t pay extra for many services and events that you’d pay for at larger institutions. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE FREEBIES? • Application for Admission • Nurse practitioner visits • Student activities • Fitness Center • T-Bird Athletic events • Tutoring/Test Proctoring This is the Kansas Resident and 1st year non-resident rate! 12 cloud.edu Cloud 101: What are Credit Hours? Credit hours are the number of hours a student spends per week in class. Most classes meet for roughly 3 hours per week, although additional time may be spent working in labs. Successful students generally spend two to three hours outside of class studying and doing homework for every hour spent in class. Full-time students take between 12-18 credit hours per semester. Those classroom hours combined with time spent studying and doing homework can easily add up to 36-54 hours per week. Tuition and fees are charged per credit hour. Annual Cost Summary Costs vary in relation to the number of credit hours taken, the textbooks needed, the living arrangements, and the lifestyle of the student. The chart below re ects the schedule of the student taking 15 credit hours per semester or 30 credit hours per year. The gures below are based on the 2013-2014 costs and are subject to change on a yearly basis. $ $ Annual Cost Tuition* ($79/credit hr.) (30 Credit Hours) Live on Campus Live at Home $2370 $690 $5312 $1200 $9,572/yr. estimate $2370 $690 $0 $1200 $4,260/yr. estimate Fees ** ($23/credit hr.) (30 Credit Hours) (average of CCCC options) Housing Books & Supplies Total *Tuition: Cloud County Residency: ose students that qualify for Cloud County Residency are eligible for a tuition reduction. Please see Institutional Policy E3 or contact the Admissions o ce for information regarding Cloud County Residency. **Fees: In 2013-2014, an additional $7.00 per credit hour will be charged in fees for students attending the Geary County Campus. For Out-of State residents to qualify for in-state rates their second year, students must be enrolled in 12 hours and establish Kansas residency at least 6 months prior to the start of their sophomore year. (Students will have to provide three forms of proof of residency and each must be dated prior to February 18.) If students choose not to become in-state residents, out-ofstate students will pay $152 per credit hour their second year. Contact the Admissions O ce for the residency requirements. International students interested in more information are encouraged to contact the Admissions O ce at 800.729.5101, ext. 212. Cloud 101: Federal Financial Aid Application Process Here’s a checklist to help you in the process of applying for federal nancial aid. 1. Get your unique PIN number before you do the FAFSA. Apply for a Pin Number at: www.pin.ed.gov. - One parent needs a pin number and the student will also need their own pin number. Pin numbers may be viewed immediately if “display now” is used. Otherwise it will be sent electronically within 1 to 72 hours. Ways to Help Cover the Cost Scholarships from Cloud Cloud o ers scholarships in four categories: Academic Scholarships, Foundation Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships and Activity Award/Stipends. In 2012-2013, over $765,000 was awarded to our students. Each of these scholarships and how to be considered for them is explained in more detail on the College’s Admission area on www.cloud.edu. Some of the scholarships are available for renewal for the next academic year as well! 2. Complete the FAFSA as soon as possible. It opens January 1 and has a priority deadline of April 1. The application is free and can be completed online at: www.fafsa.ed.gov. Federal Financial Aid - Make sure you click on the correct aid year. For example, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015 is the 2014-2015 aid year. 3. Be sure to put in Cloud’s Federal School Code 001909. -Make sure to complete all forms. Keep copies of everything. Student nancial aid is money that is available to students and their families to help with the payment of educational expenses. The main purpose being to supplement, not replace, the amount the student and their family can a ord. There are a variety of sources for student nancial aid – scholarships and grants, work-study and loans. The criteria for these sources can be merit-based, need-based, and/or skill-based. The majority of student nancial aid is available through the federal government and eligibility is determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This application is available on-line at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. Cloud’s Federal School Code is 001909. Military Education Bene ts • Post 9/11 Veterans Education Assistance • Military Tuition Assistance • Vocational Rehabilitation • Reserve Educational Assistance Program At Cloud, we understand VA and TA funding and will help quali ed individuals take advantage of those Military Education Bene ts available to them, including: • • • • Montgomery GI Bill Bene ts (MGIB) MyCAA Survivors and Dependents Assistance GI Bill Bene ts Contact the Financial Aid o ce if you need help - 800.729.5101, ext. 284 Other Scholarships Lots of di erent places o er scholarships: high schools, local business, honor organizations, clubs, national companies, and many more. At Cloud, we encourage students to take advantage of ALL scholarship opportunities and we’ve made it easy to have those funds deposited into student accounts - check with the Financial Aid o ce on how to apply scholarships that you bring with you. Be aware of scholarships scams when applying for scholarships online. You should NEVER pay a fee for a scholarship search. FACTS Payment Plan 14 cloud.edu FACTS is an automatic tuition payment agreement that allows students several options for paying their nancial obligation. Students can choose from direct transfer from a checking or savings account or make payments through a credit or debit card. Through this option at Cloud, students can choose to pay their nancial obligation in full or set up a monthly payment plan. It can be Affordable T he thought of paying for college can be a little overwhelming. Cloud o ers a variety of SCHOLARSHIP opportunities, including academic, activity, and foundation scholarships. Stipends are available for some activities. Several types of FINANCIAL AID are also available at CCCC. Just because college isn’t cheap, doesn’t mean it can’t be a ordable. Cloud’s Academic Scholarship Grid GRADE POINT AVERAGE 26 ACT score & 3.5 or above GPA *must maintain a 3.0 GPA *must maintain a 3.0 GPA *must maintain a 3.0 GPA *must maintain a 2.7 GPA *must maintain a 2.7 GPA SCHOLARSHIP ACT scholarship AMOUNT Tuition *up to 16 cr. hr./ semester $1,000 $800 $600 $400 4.00 - 3.80 GPA Presidential scholarship Vice-Presidential scholarship Dean scholarship Thunderbird scholarship 3.79 - 3.50 GPA 3.49 - 3.20 GPA 3.19 - 3.00 GPA How to apply for Cloud scholarships or stipends: 1. Complete Cloud’s online admissions application at www.cloud.edu 2. Send high school transcript or GED scores 3. Fall semester new students must apply no later than April 1 for scholarship consideration. Scholarship awarding begins November 1. Going anywhere starts here! 15 C Around Campus atch a glimpse of some of the places around campus that students visit every day or maybe just once-in-a-while. Whether you need to grab some supplies for class, pick up some food, or sneak in a nap between classes, thereâ€™s a spot around campus for you! PLACES ON CAMPUS TO GRAB A BITE. Hava Java Co ee Shop is located in the library on the Concordia campus. Hava Java o ers a variety of hot drinks to purchase including co ees, lattes, mochas, cappuccinos, hot chocolate and a variety of hot teas as well as other on-the-go drinks and snacks. In T-Bird Cafe, students have access to unlimited food including salads, vegetables, desserts, and beverages during scheduled serving times. A 17meal, weekly plan is included in on-campus housing contracts. T BIRD BOOKSTORE The College Bookstore provides textbooks, laboratory supplies, writing supplies, supplemental reading materials, as well as personal and gift items. It is located on the Concordia campus in the Welcome Center, across from the Admissions and Student Records o ces. 16 cloud.edu FITNESS CENTER Cloud’s Fitness Center, located on the Concordia campus, open day and evenings when classes are in session, is FREE to all students. Meet your tness goals using the latest in cardio and weight training equipment. Fitness center sta will work with students to set up a free, individualized exercise plan. Cloud 101: Did you know we have Health Services? Cloud County Community College Student Health Clinic, located on the Concordia campus, provides free medical services. Cloud’s Board Certi ed Family Nurse Practitioner, performs medical exams, diagnoses illness and provides treatment and counseling and is also able to provide prescriptions, as needed, to be purchased at the student’s pharmacy of choice. When necessary, the Nurse Practitioner may order laboratory or x-ray services to be performed through the local hospital. The payment of these services is the responsibility of the student. The campus clinic is located in room 241C, which is at the back of the stage at Cook Theater. RELAX A LITTLE. Students like to spend time in the Student Union, as it provides an enjoyable setting for relaxation and conversation. It is close to the T-Bird Cafe and other Student Services areas. Thunderville is the College game room and TV lounge. The Lounge is used to host special entertainment and gatherings that students enjoy. Foosball, pool, table tennis, air hockey, and a Wii entertainment center are available for student use. Cloud 101: Student Clubs & Organizations • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Academic Excellence Ag Business Team Archery Club Athletic Trainers Block & Bridle Cheerleading Collegiate FFA Collegiate Farm Bureau Crops Judging C-Zone (Pep Club) Dance Team Early Childhood Education Equestrian Team Fellowship of Christian Athletes Great Society Horse Judging Pep Band KNEA KVCO Radio Newman Club Phi Theta Kappa Recycle Club Resident Assistants Residence Council Rodeo Club SEAL Student Ambassadors Student Senate For a complete list of clubs & organizations, visit www.cloud.edu Activity scholarships are one type of nancial assistance awarded to students with speci c talents and interests. These scholarships are awarded by the director of each activity. Most activity awards require that you maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0. 18 cloud.edu T Student Life hereâ€™s more to college life than studying. We encourage students to get involved in student clubs and organizations and participate in all of the student activities. Cloud has clubs and organizations open to all students to join. Many o er scholarships to those who participate. If clubs are not your thing, Cloud o ers a number of organized campus activities open to all students. Student activities are a big part of the on-campus social scene. Some of the annual events that are a must to attend include: Back to School BBQ, T-Bird Splash, Fall/ Winter Homecoming, Casino Night, and Battle of the Sexes. There are also a number of student performances and Cook Lecture events to attend as well. INTRAMURALS Cloud o ers a variety of intramural programs throughout the year open to students, faculty, and sta interested in getting involved in athletic competitions. Intramural activities o ered include: sand volleyball, ag football, dodgeball, ultimate frisbee, and basketball. Going anywhere starts here! 19 T-Bird Athletics Men’s Sports: Baseball Basketball Cross Country Soccer Indoor/Outdoor Track & Field Women’s Sports: Basketball Cross Country Softball Soccer Indoor/Outdoor Track & Field Volleyball C loud County Community College is a member of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference, which is considered by many as the strongest NJCAA conference in the country. Thunderbird teams have competed in national tournaments in men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, and volleyball, which include a NJCAA National Championship in women’s basketball in 2001 and men’s soccer in 2011. Student-athletes in cross country and track and eld have achieved national champions for both men and women.. Most student athletes receive some type of athletic aid. For more information on athletic scholarships, contact the athletic department at 800.729.5101, ext. 290 or log on to www.cloud. edu/athletics. 20 cloud.edu Be Cloud Proud! Cloud 101: BRAINS AND BRAWN Cloud’s student-athletes are often recognized for their work on the eld/court and in the classroom. In 2012-2013, our teams and athletes earned many of the NJCAA/KJCCC top achievements, including: • Men’s soccer named 2012-2013 NJCAA Academic Team of the Year • Men’s soccer, softball, volleyball, women’s basketball, women’s cross country, women’s outdoor track, and women’s indoor track teams earned NJCAA All-Academic Team honors for achieving above a 3.0 team GPA • 56 Student athletes named 20122013 KJCCC All-Academic Athletes for achieving a 3.5 or higher GPA • 3 National Outdoor Track Individual Champions (2012-2013) • 3 NJCAA All-Americans • Jordyn Alexander named Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Year, Jayhawk Conference West •13 individual All-KJCCC performers •12 All-Region VI performers All of our teams have a long legacy of success and our students are our biggest fans! With this many sports, there is always an athletic event to attend. Every regular season sporting event is FREE FOR STUDENTS to attend! Going anywhere starts here! 21 Cloud 101: Residence Life Consider Your Options! Thunder Heights- located steps from campus, is a 78-person, three-story complex. New in August 2010, the complex provides both private and shared rooms with semi-private bathrooms. With a community living space on each level, residents of this complex will enjoy living in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Other amenities for residents of Thunder Heights to enjoy include community kitchens on each oor and local phone and basic cable access in each room. Wireless Internet access makes it possible to study in the privacy of your own room or take a laptop to the community room and study with friends. T-Bird Village - is a community of 15 apartment buildings located across the street from the main campus building. The most common style of living in T-Bird Village is shared apartments, where 4-5 students share a twobedroom apartment with a living/ dining room, kitchen and bathroom. A few of the apartment buildings have private bedrooms with shared bathroom options. All apartments have local phone and cable along with wireless Internet access. Two barbecue areas and other community outdoor gathering spaces complete T-Bird Village and make it the perfect place to call your home away from home. What are Resident Assistants? Resident Assistants are second-year students assigned to each building. They are there to provide assistance to residents throughout the year. The RAs also plan programs and other events for students living on campus to participate in for fun! 22 cloud.edu D Campus Living id you know that students who live on campus are more likely to graduate? Being a part of Residence Life and living on campus is an amazing way to meet fellow students, be connected with campus activities and get involved in leadership opportunities. More than 360 students live on campus, with easy access to internet, classrooms, the library, computer labs, the cafeteria and student activities. Cloud o ers a variety of living accomodations to meet the needs of every student. Housing Options Whether you desire to share with roommates or live by yourself, the Concordia campus o ers a variety of housing options to meet your needs. With a new complex and many apartments recently renovated, you’ll nd a place to be your home away from home! • • • • • • Diamond - $3,235 per semester Emerald - $3,125 per semester Platinum - $2,860 per semester Gold - $2,715 per semester Silver - $2,450 per semester Bronze - $2,230 per semester (These are the 2013-2014 costs and are subject to change.) On-Campus Housing Features: • 17-per week meal package • Full-service kitchen • On-site laundry facility • Air conditioning • Twin-size beds • Free Internet • Free basic cable • Security • Free utilities, including local • Easy access to classes phone service • Many new and renovated • BBQ grills/picnic areas apartments More information and oor plans of these housing options are available online at www.cloud.edu. Rooms are reserved on a rst come, rst serve basis. Priority deadline is June 1. Going anywhere starts here! 23 Request to have your high school transcript or GED mailed to Cloud. and then If y ou fro hav m a et Mo noth aken ve er c cou ah oll rse ead eg s 2 e, Move ahead 2 If you haven’t been to visit, Take a campus tour! Provide your ACT scores or take COMPASS ! Once you’re admitted, You’re a T-Bird! Have you applied for scholarships? R o ci equest tra al colle mailenscipts bge d to C e loud! Scholarship $$$ is available at Cloud Click “Apply for Admission” n a c u Yo . s e c a l p o g We’ll lead you through the journey! Move ahead 2 ud.edu o l c . w w w Go to n k o ns” c i l C ssio mi “Ad 24 cloud.edu Apply for Foundation scholarships at www.cloud.edu Have you applied for outside scholarships on your own? Apply early, but be sure to apply by April 1 Apply for Financial Aid apply by April 1 sions admis ic t c a t Con t academ abou larships scho www. fasfa. ed.gov CCCC - FEDERAL SCHOOL CODE You are a T-Bird! See you in August when classes begin! 001909 g usin ts? u yo ne Are ary be it mil ons missile a d A l l Ca chedu nt to s nrollme . pre-eointment app ions? g quest nce Housin ide the Res t c a t n Co ce at Life o . 340 101 ext .5 9 2 .7 800 e os l. h t il for .gib y l p w v Ap t ww a.go a v Concordia campus students You wil l ne ed Ap t ply o liv a pl ace for e. Ho usi ng ! Priority deadline is June 1. First come, rst serve. Apply online through your iCloud account. Going anywhere starts here! 25 1. Visit Campus Experience Cloud rst hand. On your personalized visit you’ll get to meet with an academic advisor in your major, tour campus, meet an athletic coach or activity sponsor, and visit with an admissions counselor. You can schedule a visit anytime Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. 2. Take the ACT Some colleges require it, some don’t. The ACT is not part of Cloud’s admission requirements; however, if you take it and score a 26 or higher, you are eligible for our ACT scholarship. QUICK CODE: ACT number: 1401 3. Apply for Admission 4. Scholarships Nearly 90% of Cloud students receive some nancial assistance to pay for college. In addition to athletic and activity scholarships, Cloud students can receive academic and foundation scholarships. The deadline is April 1, but you can apply as early as November. 5. Complete the FAFSA Applying for Admission to CCCC is easy and FREE! Yes, that’s right. NO APPLICATION FEE! Apply online at: www.cloud. edu/admissions. There is no application fee, but you will need to send a copy of your transcript(s) and ACT scores if available. The Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Priority deadline is April 1. QUICK CODE: FAFSA number: 001909 7 Become a CCCC Easy steps to 6. Apply for Housing 7. Get Enrolled Visit us! Where we are located ... NEBRASKA CONCORDIA Concordia campus Topeka Kansas City Hays Salina Incoming Freshmen can apply for campus housing online beginning February 15, 2014. Students must have completed the Application for Admission before they can apply for housing. Personal preference will be granted on a rst come, rst serve basis. Priority deadline is June 1. Incoming Freshmen should attend a 2014 Enrollment Day on the Concordia campus. Once dates have been set you will receive a letter in the mail. It is crucial that you call Admissions and reserve a spot to enroll. Geary County Campus students can contact Student Services to set up enrollment appointments. COLORADO JUNCTION CITY Geary County campus MISSOURI Wichita OKLAHOMA Conveniently accessed from US-81 Highway. Follow College Drive to Campus Drive and nd plenty of free parking. The campus is less than an hour from Salina, Kansas and Interstate 70 and is only 30 minutes from the Nebraska border. The Geary County campus, located in Junction City, Kansas, is easily accessed from Highways 77 and 18 or Interstate 70 via exit 295. The campus is also a short drive from Manhattan, Abilene, Salina, and Herington, Kansas. CONCORDIA CAMPUS GEARY COUNTY CAMPUS Cloud County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or ancestry in admission to, access to, treatment of, or employment in, its programs and activities. If you have questions, please contact the non-discrimination coordinator at (785) 243-1435 or 800-729-5101. 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