High School Graduate Viewbook

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WHERE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS GET STARTED


WHY REYNOLDS CONVENIENT

Take the classes you need when you have the time. Classes are available during the day, night, and online.

LESS DEBT

Reynolds is about a third of the cost of most four-year colleges. Visit reynolds.edu/tuition for the most current tuition rates.

PERSONAL

At Reynolds, you will not be just a number. Our class sizes are small so that you are guaranteed more personal attention.

QUALITY

Reynolds Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and certificates. Our faculty are experienced educators with real world experience and many also teach at 4-year colleges.


You have ASPIRATIONS You are DRIVEN You have a DREAM

HOW WILL YOU

get there?

At Reynolds Community College, our passion is to help you realize your career and life aspirations. We provide an outstanding college experience and support systems engineered for your success. Developed in partnership with traditional four-year schools, our programs are grounded in the real world, calibrated to the needs of tomorrow’s economy, and attuned to your goals.

As a STEM major, Khalil spends a lot of time in Math Central+ where students receive math and engineering coaching.


Majors by CAREER Abbreviations AAS Associate of Applied Science  AA Associate of Arts  AS Associate of Science  C Certificate  CSC Career Studies Certificate

BUSINESS Accounting AAS Accounting C Accounting CSC Business Administration AS T Business - Entrepreneurship in Small Business CSC eCommerce CSC Management AAS Small Business Management Retail Management

T  Students interested in transferring to a four-year college in these programs are encouraged to meet with a transfer advisor, first, to ensure they are taking the right classes and can transfer successfully.

COMMUNICATION, EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY & SKILLED TRADES Architectural & Engineering Technology AAS Contemporary Technology for Design Building Construction Management Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair CSC Automotive Technology C Computer-Aided Design Specialist CSC Diesel Mechanics Technology C Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology CSC Welding - Advanced CSC Welding CSC

American Sign Language CSC American Sign Language – Deaf Studies AAS Pre-Social Work Teacher Preparation American Sign Language –English Interpretation AAS Early Childhood Development AAS Early Childhood Development C Early Childhood Education CSC Early Childhood Education – Advanced CSC Human Services AAS Liberal Arts AA T Science AS T Social Sciences AS T Substance Abuse Counseling Education CSC


CULINARY ARTS, HORTICULTURE & SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE Culinary – Food and Beverage Operations CSC Culinary – Foundations of Culinary Technique CSC Culinary Arts AAS Culinary Arts Pastry Arts Culinary Management Culinary Fundamentals CSC Floral Design CSC Horticulture Technology AAS Sustainable Agriculture CSC

LAW & PUBLIC SAFETY Administration of Justice AAS Criminal Justice CSC Emergency Medical Services – Emergency Medical Technician CSC Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic AAS Paralegal Studies AAS General Practice Litigation

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH HEALTH PROFESSIONS Advanced Medical Coder CSC (Health Information Management) Central Sterile Technician CSC Dental Assisting C Emergency Medical Services – Emergency Medical Technician CSC Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic AAS Health Information Management AAS (Partnership with Lord Fairfax Community College) Health Science I CSC Medical Laboratory Technology AAS Medical Records Coder CSC (Health Information Management) Nursing AAS Opticianry AAS Opticians Apprentice CSC Pharmacy Technician CSC Practical Nursing C Release of Health Information Specialist CSC (Health Information Management) Respiratory Therapy AAS

Architectural & Engineering Technology AAS Contemporary Technology for Design Building Construction Management Computer-Aided Design Specialist CSC Engineering AS T Chemical/Biomedical Engineering Electrical/Computer Engineering Mechanical/General Engineering Horticulture Technology AAS Information Systems Technology AAS Information Systems Technology Cloud Computing CSC Computer Applications CSC Computer Applications Fundamentals CSC Computer Programmer CSC Cyber Security CSC Network Fundamentals CSC Web Development CSC Science AS T Computer Science Mathematics Math and Science Teacher Preparation Sustainable Agriculture CSC


REYNOLDS GUARANTEED TRANSFER

Meet with a transfer adviser today and learn about our transfer programs of study. Complete your associate degree at Reynolds with the peace of mind that your credits will transfer seamlessly. Credits are guaranteed to transfer to most Virginia public colleges and universities.

Josephine Reynolds Liberal Arts AA UVA Psychology BS & Bioethics BS

Less Debt. More Freedom

Students who earn a two-year transfer associate degree at Reynolds save $20,551 when transferring to a public 4-year college in Virginia.

AN AFFORDABLE CHOICE

reynolds.edu/tuition Financial Aid advisors are ready to support students so that they can maximize their financial aid benefits. The Reynolds Scholarship Office offers more than 100 private scholarships.

ADVISING SERVICES reynolds.edu/transfer

Transfer advisers are available to assist students with the development of specific academic plans that will easily transfer to the institution(s) of their choice.


Majors by TRANSFER DEGREE To help you choose a major or transfer program of study, Reynolds has developed several Associate of Arts/Associate of Science transfer degrees that provide a foundation of general education, and selected prerequisite courses, for transfer to a fouryear college or university. These transfer programs are not designed to prepare you for immediate entry into the workplace. Reynolds has many guaranteed transfer agreements with fouryear public and private colleges and universities. Students interested in this transfer opportunity, or transferring in general, should consult their faculty advisor upon program entry for further guidance. Reynolds also offers career & transfer advising with information to guide you early on. Make sure you know about the unique agreement Reynolds has with the four-year college or university you would like to attend. To make an appointment with Reynolds Career & Transfer Services, email transfer@reynolds.edu or call (804) 523-5067. General Education C General Studies AS Liberal Arts AA American Sign Language/Deaf Studies specialization Teacher Preparation Specialization Business Administration AS Engineering AS Chemical/Biomedical specialization Electrical/Computer specialization Mechanical/General Engineering specialization Sciences AS Science specialization Computer Science specialization Mathematics specialization Mathematics/Science Teacher Preparation specialization Social Sciences AS Pre-Social Work specialization Teacher Preparation specialization

The number of Reynolds students who, on average, TRANSFER to a 4-year college or university each year.

BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY BLUEFIELD COLLEGE CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY ECPI UNIVERSITY EMORY & HENRY COLLEGE FERRUM COLLEGE GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY HOLLINS UNIVERSITY JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY JEFFERSON COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY LIBERTY UNIVERSITY LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY MARY BALDWIN COLLEGE MARY BALDWIN UNIVERSITY NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY RADFORD UNIVERSITY RANDOLPH COLLEGE RANDOLPH MACON COLLEGE REGENT UNIVERSITY REGIS UNIVERSITY SHENANDOAH CONSERVATORY SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY ST. LEO UNIVERSITY STRAYER UNIVERSITY SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE TROY UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY OF LYNCHBURG UNIVERSITY OF MARY WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY VIRGINIA TECH VIRGINIA UNION UNIVERSITY VIRGINIA WESLEYAN COLLEGE WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY


SHORT-TERM TRAINING Reynolds Community College partners with the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA) to offer short-term training and workforce credentials that help move people into high-demand jobs quickly. For the person looking for a new job, nothing gives you a better chance of landing that job than having the required industry credential. CCWA offers many workforce credential programs, some at Reynolds and others at John Tyler Community College. These short-term courses are delivered in an intensive, short-term format, and focused on industries that may have a shortage of workers and high demand for new applicants. Known as FastForward, these programs have a goal to fast-track individuals to earn a credential that results in a living wage. Financial support is available for the following programs:

Programs with FastForward support

VDOT Certifications • Bridge Preservation

• Certified Logistics Associate (CLA)

• Central Mix Aggregate Plant

• Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)

• Documentation & Record Keeping

• Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

• Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control

• Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

• New Structures and Bridges

• Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1)

• Plan Reading

• Medical Coding

• Roadway & Drainage

• National Retail Certification in Customer Service & Sales

• Site Manager

• NCCER* CORE Construction • NCCER* Electrical 1

• Structures & Bridges • Surveying

• NCCER* Heavy Equipment • NCCER* HVAC 1

EDUCATE VA

• Nurse Aide • Pharmacy Technician

• Teacher Licensure

* National Center for Construction Education and Research

For more information contact careercoach@ccwa.vccs.edu or (804) 523-2292.


FINISH LINE ASSIST

We all run our own race at our own pace. And along the way, we all encounter hurdles. Whether you need assistance getting through the week, the month, or the semester, these services can help you cross the finish line. Stop by any of our locations or visit reynolds.edu/finishline Single Stop provides a short, easy-to-use benefits screener and referral database to inform students about their potential eligibility for benefits and to help them apply for those benefits. Students are able to complete this quick screening online and then meet with trained Reynolds staff for assistance finding local money and help. Single Stop will screen for services such as health coverage for adults, food, housing, mental health support, and more. For assistance visit reynolds.edu/singlestop.

EMERGENCY LOANS In instances where students may need assistance with bills due to extenuating circumstances, additional funds may be available in the form of an emergency loan. Students interested in emergency loans may receive up to $1,500 to help with costs that may include rent, transportation, food, and other expenses associated with attending Reynolds during the academic year. Foundation funds are provided and students can repay these funds through expected financial aid refunds, provided authorization is given.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

REYNOLDS FOOD PANTRIES Reynolds food pantries address emergency food service needs and are located on each campus in the Advising Services offices. Any currently enrolled student having challenges with securing meals can stop by one of our pantries and staff will assist them. The food pantries are supported by donations from the Reynolds community. For location hours visit the Finish Line Assist website or email foodpantry@reynolds.edu.

Great Expectations helps young adults, who are currently or were formerly affiliated with the Virginia foster care system, transition to college. From choosing an academic program to navigating the financial aid process, participants receive wrap-around academic support and assistance accessing college resources from a single point of contact.

HEALTH COVERAGE FOR ADULTS If a student applied for Medicaid in the past and was denied, they may now be eligible. For more information about the new coverage, including answers to frequently asked questions, visit coverva.org.

Downtown

Goochland

Parham Road

The 105

Room 238

Georgiadis Hall, Room 204

(804) 523-5005 | singlestop@reynolds.edu reynolds.edu/finishline


OUTSTANDING FACULTY “Reynolds is full of diverse students with many capabilities. As a team, we can weigh our options, analyze our goals, create a map for a road to success, measure our outcomes, evaluate our plans, calculate any changes, and function in a world full of unknowns.”

“The bright smiles on students’ faces when they get it, that feeling of empowerment and innovation in the classroom, and the many aha moments are what excite me as a professor. At Reynolds, the gates of opportunities are wide open. Are you ready to come in?”

Professor Sea

Professor AbuZayda

Mathematics

“Teaching sustainable agriculture is important because it empowers people. Building a more resilient community starts with people being able to feed themselves. When I reconnect with former students and they express how what they’ve learned in class has taken them on a positive journey, that’s what it’s all about.”

Professor Betsy Trice

Information Technology

“I get inspired by seeing students not only reach their academic goals but embark on a fantastic career in eye care. It is truly important to find a career you can be passionate about. Our students learn how to help give the gift of sight. It’s rewarding when you know you can make an impact on a patient’s quality of life.”

Sustainable Agriculture

Professor Green Opticianry


The professors at Reynolds are well-published, award-winning, and passionate about their fields of study. They are also 100 percent focused on your success. Academics are important, but so is your growth as an individual. With an average 19:1 student-tofaculty ratio, and an average class size of 13, students and faculty have the space to explore together. At Reynolds, you will come to know our outstanding professors for the high-quality education they provide, as well as their caring and mentorship.

“It is extremely rewarding to instruct students in a trade that can facilitate better pay and lifestyles. always make sure my students understand how highly visible their work is, and the pride they should take in being a welder. Similar to any artist, with each weld they make, they are leaving their signature on this world.”

“For me, teaching English as a Second Language at Reynolds is like an overseas vacation without the long plane ride.Being in a mix of cultures all day energizes me.”

Professor Watkin

English as a Second Language

Professor Vaughan Welding

“Teaching competent and caring human service practitioners to confront 21st century problems is one of the most powerful weapons I can think of to change the world. I strive to inspire hope, ignite imagination, and instill a concern for humanity, because at Reynolds, we ARE Human Services.”

“As a Reynolds graduate, implementing safety protocols that help faculty, staff and students minimize the potential hazards theynare exposed to in the laboratory gives me a great sense of satisfaction regarding my contribution to the Reynolds community.”

Professor Ratliff

Science Laboratories

Human Services

Monteque Williams


THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE STUDENT LIFE reynolds.edu/studentlife Like four-year institutions, Reynolds offers clubs, social events, field trips, multicultural enrichment, and intramurals. Students can choose from over 25 organizations as well as participate in intramural basketball, flag football, and soccer. Reynolds has plenty of social space for students to blow off steam between classes, from game rooms to coffee shops and lounges.

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS Students also have an opportunity to learn leadership skills that are transferable to careers. Join a Reynolds leadership program, like the Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, or the Student Senate who represent the Reynolds student body.

HONORS PROGRAM reynolds.edu/honors The Reynolds Honors program is a community of highly motivated and intellectually curious students who, through collaboration with dedicated faculty, prepare for the challenges of university degree programs and beyond. Students accepted into the Honors Program participate in more advanced, complex academic work based on critical thinking, reading, and writing, independent research, interdisciplinary learning, and engagement.


E STUDENT SERVICES Reynolds offers a range of student services for academic and individual support. Visit reynolds.edu and click on Student Services to learn more about the following. • Accommodations for students with documented disabilities • Accreditated Police Department • Bookstores at the Parham Road and Downtown Campuses • Campus shuttles between Parham Road, Downtown, and The Kitchens • Coffee shops and dining options • Fitness equipment and gym at Parham Road Campus • Libraries on each campus and online • Free Parking at Parham Road, Downtown, and Goochland Campuses • Tutoring in-person and online for a host of subjects • Wellness programs


6 EASY STEPS TO GET STARTED New Students begin with step 1 - Apply. | Returning students begin with step 5 - Get Advised.

Apply and log on to MyREYNOLDS within 24 hours to activate your account.

1. APPLY & LOG ON

Apply to Reynolds at reynolds.edu and receive your Empl ID (student ID) and username. Save this information! You will need both to log on and create a MyREYNOLDS account within 24 hours of applying. Otherwise, your password will expire and you will have to call (804) 371-3000 to reset. Log on to reynolds.edu > MyREYNOLDS > Student Information System (SIS) > Student Center. Time-sensitive information is sent here, and to your personal email account used on the application. It is important to check these often.

Apply for Financial Aid.

2. FINANCIAL AID

3. EXPLORE CAREERS

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov by the priority deadlines: April 15 for fall semester, and Sept 15 for spring semester. Use the Reynolds Federal School code: 003759. For more information visit reynolds.edu/financialaid. To be considered for financial aid, you must apply each year. The Reynolds Scholarship Office offers more than 100 private scholarships. Apply for any scholarship using the online common application. Applications are accepted between December 1 and March 1. Visit reynolds.edu/scholarships.

Explore career pathways to stay on track. Reynolds offers over 80 exciting programs and career paths. Check out the Navigate icon in your MyREYNOLDS account to see your path based on the program or major you selected. If you are undecided, or do not see your program in Navigate, go to reynolds.edu and view Programs A to Z.


4. DIRECT ENROLLMENT

Direct enrollment will maximize your success in college-level math and English classes. This will help you complete your college studies in less time, saving more money. Go to reynolds.edu/directenrollment and learn how to enroll in the math and English class/es best suited for you. Self-placement and enrollment criteria are based on things like how many years you’ve been out of high school, your GPA, and other transcript details.

Attend Orientation & Get Advised.

5. GET ADVISED

New students get advised by completing the required two-step orientation both online and on-campus. Sign up at reynolds.edu/orientation. Returning students are advised by meeting with an advisor before registering for class. All students can set up advising appointments using Navigate in their MyREYNOLDS account. Students with 0-15 credits, see Advising Services. Students with 16 or more credits, see your academic program advisor. To find your advisor, visit reynolds.edu/advising.

Register & Pay for classes!

6. REGISTER & PAY

Register and create your class schedule by logging on to MyREYNOLDS and choosing Navigate. If you register early, you are more likely to get the classes you need and schedule you want. Pay for your classes. For the most current tuition and payment due dates, visit reynolds.edu/tuition. Pay online through MyREYNOLDS > SIS or in-person at any campus Business Office. To check your financial aid award status, log on to MyREYNOLDS > SIS. For information about payment plans, refunds, or paying with a scholarship, savings plan, or other third-party sponsor, visit reynolds.edu/businessoffice. NOTE: You will receive a reynolds.edu email account after you register.

For financial aid help call toll-free 1 (855) 874-6682. For all other help call (804) 523-6464 or email enroll@reynolds.edu.


Reynolds has four distinctive locations— including Reynolds Online which provides a virtual campus experience with a selection of online classes and online degrees. Interactive campus maps are located at reynolds.edu/locations.

INFORMATION (804) 371-3000

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Downtown

700 E Jackson St Richmond, 23219

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Goochland

1851 Dickinson Road Goochland, 23063

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Parham Road 1651 E Parham Rd Richmond, 23228

The Kitchens at Reynolds

2500 Nine Mile Road Richmond, 23223