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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT................. 4 AGENDA............................................................... 5 FIRST DAY EXPECTATIONS............................ 6 FAQs....................................................................... 7 STUDENT SERVICES . PUBLIC SAFETY.................................. 8 . ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT.......... 10 . eLEARNING....................................... 11 . mySCC / Help Desk........................ 13 . COUNSELING................................... 14 . FINANCIAL AID................................ 15 . GET INVOLVED!............................... 16 CODE OF CONDUCT................................... 17 GLOSSARY OF TERMS..................................... 18 SCC CAMPUS MAP.......................................... 26 OTHER RESOURCES . TRANSIT............................................. 27 . VOTER REGISTRATION................. 28 . FITNESS WELLNESS . CENTER INFO................................... 29 . SCC RECYCLES................................. 30 . SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN . DO TO HELP THE EARTH.............. 31 . SCC EVENTS CALENDAR............. 32 . GLBT EVENTS CALENDAR........... 33

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Welcome to Scottsdale Community College! The SCC team of professionals is committed to creating an environment of excellence in the classrooms and laboratories, the offices and clubs, the service and campus centers, the library, playing fields, theatres and halls – anywhere you are. Your time with us will be exciting and busy. Beyond your classroom studies, we encourage you to engage in athletics, performing or visual arts, cultural events, student clubs and leadership events – all designed to inform, entertain, inspire and enrich you as an SCC student. Having been a college student myself, I pass along some hints for success: •Use a planner to organize your time and find resources. •Seek advice early and often, from faculty, student advisors, college staff – all questions are worth asking. •Learn and apply good study habits, form or join study groups. Read, read, read. •Get involved in activities related to or even outside of your area of study. •Get physical – stay active, eat well, take good care of yourself. A healthy body supports a healthy intellect. •Learn about others who are different from you – through art, music, theatre, cultural events, discussion groups and guest lectures. •Stay intellectually curious. Ask “Why?” •Volunteer. Help others. I’m happy you’ve joined us in wearing Scottsdale Community College green and gold, and in becoming a Fighting Artichoke! Learn. Grow. Achieve. Best wishes for a great college experience.

Jan L. Gehler, President

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Dr. Jan L. Gehler, President Dr. Daniel P. Corr,Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs Dr. Dean Hermanson,Vice President of Occupational Education Carl L. Couch,Vice President of Administrative Services Mike Poplin, Interim CIO/ITS Dean of Information Technology Services Dr. Donna Young, Dean of Student Affairs Gia Garcia Taylor, Dean of Student Affairs

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What You’ll Learn Today Learning Outcomes Materials Review   Things You Should Know      Your Educational Plan      Community College Strategies

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We’re Glad You’re Here! College Welcome       Dr. Jan Gehler, College President   Whom You’ll Meet Today Icebreaker

Artie Bingo Icebreaker   Student Support Services      Information Technology Counseling Services      Student Life & Leadership   You’ve Got Questions! We’ve Got Answers!      Q & A   Orientation Evaluation Your Involvement Your Next Steps Resource Fair • Saturday, January 14 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM • Student Center – Foyer

Parents’ Orientation • Saturday, January 14 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM • Student Center – Peridot Rm.

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Oh, my gosh! You’re in college now, and it’s the first day of classes! Here are some helpful hints for what to expect those first days of classes: Go to class. This may seem like an obvious statement, but you would be surprised at the number of students who think it isn’t necessary to attend their first few classes. Bad idea! You will not only miss information key to your academic success but also run the risk of being dropped from your classes. Be on time. Actually, the smarter thing to do is to arrive early. The campus will be busier than usual that first week of classes because many students are at SCC taking care of business. This means parking will be crazier and lines will be longer than in the weeks to follow. It will also help you to be on time, if you’ve found your classes in advance of the first day. One way to do this is to arrange a campus tour with the Student Life & Leadership Office (480.423.6538), and another way is to grab a campus map and check out the campus on your own. Be advised, though, that class locations might change the first day of class. Arriving early will allow you to follow the location changes that may occur without being late to class. And, know where to park your car. Parking in SCC’s Parking Lot A doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, if all of your classes are in the Applied Sciences Building. Another thing, stay until class ends! Leaving early interrupts the learning of your classmates and the teaching of your instructor. Understand class requirements. (And, write down due dates in your planner!) On your first day of class, your instructor will go over what is called a syllabus. You will have one for every class. This will outline when and where the class meets, what your assignments are and when they are due, how you’ll be graded, your instructor’s name and contact information, when and where you can find that instructor for office hours, attendance policies, necessary materials (i.e. books, calculators, supplies), and so on. Be prepared. Come to class with a pen and/or pencil, a notebook and a folder. If you have purchased your books, then bring those, too. It is also a good idea to get the name and contact information of a few students in each of your classes. That way you can form study groups or share notes on days when one of you may have to miss class. Turn off your cell phone (or, at least put it on its silent mode). You’re in class to learn, as are those around you. Please refrain from phone calls, text messaging or surfing the Web, while in class. Know where to get help. You may need to drop or add a class, rent a calculator, get money to help pay for your education, or find a tutor for a class. For all these needs and more, SCC has FREE services and programs here to help you successfully meet your educational goals. Ask your instructor or a classmate, or check out the SCC Class Schedule, to find help. Get involved! Have fun! “These are the days to remember…” And, studies show those students involved in their educations outside of the traditional classroom setting are more likely to graduate (and graduate on-time), more likely to be pleased with their educational experience, more likely to give back to their community and more likely to seek lifelong learning. Plus, employment and college transfer are competitive processes; the more you can distinguish yourself through involvement – such as student clubs and organizations, on-campus employment, volunteerism, internships, music, dance, drama and/or athletic teams – the more you can make yourself a stand-out candidate for that new job, scholarship or four-year university. For more information on college involvement, contact the Student Life & Leadership Office at 480.423.6538.

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Q: Can I take the bus to campus? A: Yes. To find out the bus schedule, you may pick up a transit book from the Information Center or the Student Life & Leadership Office. Discounted semester and monthly transit passes are available at the Student Life & Leadership Office for those who qualify.

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Q: Do I need a student ID? A: The student ID is not mandatory, but you can use it to check out books from the Library, at the Testing Center, at the Computer Lab and to benefit from student discounts at various places such as movie theaters, some apartment rentals, some restaurants and for airplane tickets. Tip: Student discounts are not usually mentioned to you; you need to ask about them.

Q: Is there student insurance available? A: Yes.You may pick up the student insurance brochure from the Student Life & Leadership Office and several other offices on campus. Q: Are there computers available for personal use? A: Yes. Computers are available for your personal (or academic) use in the area by the Disability Services & Resources Office in the Student Center Building. Additional computing areas are located throughout campus. Q: May I post flyers around campus? A: Yes. Submit posting material to the Student Life & Leadership Office to be stamped for posting, and post only on designated Student Center Building bulletin boards. Q: If I become ill or injured on campus, where do I find help? A: Call the Public Safety Office at 480.423.6175. Emergency phones are available in all parking lots, and first aid kits are available in all major buildings. Q: Where’s “Lost and Found”? A: At the Public Safety Office, located at the NE corner of the Library Building. Q: What are the Library and Computer Lab hours? A: During the semester, the Library is open Monday – Thursday, 7:30 AM – 10 PM; Friday, 7:30 AM – 4 PM; and, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM. The Computer Lab hours are: Monday – Thursday, 7 AM – 10 PM, Friday, 7 AM – 4 PM; and, Saturday, 8 AM – 4 PM. Q: I have a problem with a faculty member, who do I go to? A: Follow the steps of the Student Grievance policy listed in the General Catalog & Handbook. Q: Where do students go for help with personal problems? A: SCC’s Counseling Services Center offers a wide variety of individual and group services, training opportunities and workshops. Please call 480.423.6524. Q: What if a student has a physical or learning disability? A: Services, resources, clubs and support are available in the Disability Resources & Services Office. For more information, stop by the office in the Student Center Building, or call 480.423.6517. Q: Are there opportunities for volunteering and community service? A: Yes, there are – some of the SCC faculty may even offer such a learning opportunity as a part of their classroom teaching. Additional experience can be gained through participating in one of the student government’s many community service projects throughout the year. Call 480.423.6538. Q: How do I go about getting involved in clubs and student government (Student Leadership Forum) on campus? A: Visit the Student Life & Leadership Office in the Student Center Building, and pick up an application to join Student Leadership Forum.You can also find out about joining an existing club or how to start a new club. No experience needed! For more information, please contact the office at 480.423.6538. Q: Do I need a parking permit? A: No.

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Q: How can I find my classroom? A: Campus maps are located in the blue kiosk display cases, are available in all departments and online at http://www.scottsdalecc.edu/about-scottsdale/college-maps-directions Or, just ask! Q: Where can I eat on campus? A: The Cafeteria is located in the Student Center Building, and there is a snack bar located on the east side of the campus near the Business Building. Q: I want to attend classes at night. How safe is the campus? A: We feel the campus is a safe place all the time. The Public Safety Office is open 24 hours a day, and has security cameras and emergency phones in the parking lots. They will gladly escort students to and from their cars, if requested. Q: Is there an ATM on campus? A: Yes. The ATM is located next to the Information Office at the main entrance of the campus. It is owned and maintained by Desert Schools Federal Credit Union. Q: Can I use the Fitness and Wellness Center? A: Yes, but you need to be enrolled in a fitness class, for credit or non-credit, or pay a monthly fee. The most cost efficient method is to enroll in the non-credit class. Q: Where do I get my books? A: You can purchase or rent your books through the SCC Bookstore, located in the Student Center Building. Various online booksellers, including Amazon.com, also offer college textbooks for purchase. Q: What is the difference between the Catalog and the Schedule? A: The General Catalog & Handbook contains information about the College and its programs, policies and regulations; the Class Schedule lists the classes offered during the current semester. Q: Is tutoring available on campus? A: Tutoring is free and available in almost every subject.Visit the Writing Center in the Language & Communication Building, and the Math/Science Tutoring Center in the Computer Technology & Mathematics Building. Q: How do I log on the computer? A: Your user name is your first initial, middle initial and up to the first six letters of your last name.Your password is your student ID number (no hyphens). If you have problems logging on, call the Help Desk at 480.423.6274. Q: How do I apply for financial aid? A: You can apply for financial aid by filling out the FAFSA form at the Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building. For more information, please call 480.423.6549. Q: How can I find out about job opportunities on or off campus? A: Visit the Career Services Office in the Student Center Building, or call 480.423.6523. Q: When is the last date I can drop a class and still get a full refund? A: Please refer to the refund deadlines listed in the Class Schedule. Q: Can I register or view my grades online? A: Yes, check with the Admissions & Records Office, 480.423.6100, on how to do that. Q: I have a question not answered on this sheet. Where do I ask for its answer? A: Contact the Information Center at 480.423.6000.

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Q: Where can I buy DVD’s, CD’s, make color copies, posters, laminate, etc.? A: Contact the Media Center in the IT Building.

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Our goal is to assist all members of our SCC academic community in having the most rewarding educational experience possible. We exist to serve SCC students, staff and visitors. Please do not hesitate to contact us, if we can be of any assistance. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. How Can We Be Reached? Public Safety

We are located in the NE corner of the Library Building, Rm. 152.

Call us at 480.423.6175. Please program this number into your cell phone.

Reach us by using one of the many blue emergency call boxes located throughout the campus.

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Lost and Found – The Public Safety Office serves as the collection spot for all lost items. If you lose property while on campus, contact us to determine if the item has been found. If you find property while on campus, please turn it in at the Public Safety Office.

Motor Assists – Public Safety can help with battery jump starts and assistance in opening locked vehicles.

Safety Escorts – If you require assistance in getting around campus due to a disability or injury, we will provide you with an electric cart escort. If you feel unsafe for any reason, Public Safety will escort you to/from your vehicle and/or campus destination.

Let Us Know – Should something happen to occur, feel free to report any suspicious activity to our office. We will investigate.

Campus Parking & Carpool – Any questions regarding on-campus parking should be directed to Public Safety.

PUBLIC SAFETY 480.423.6175

STUDENT SUCCESS PUBLIC SAFETY

The Public Safety Team welcomes YOU to Scottsdale Community College!

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ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT

Academic Advisement Located in the Student Center Monday-Thursday, 8:00AM – 7:00PM Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM 480.423.6539 advisor@sccmail.maricopa.edu As a new student you should meet with an Academic Advisor to create an education plan early in your first semester. Your plan will take the mystery out of selecting the best classes to reach your goal. You don’t need to know your major to make a plan. In fact, a plan is essential for every student that wants to ensure every class counts toward graduation.

Tips for new students Pick a major! That means you need to do the homework it takes to find the right major for you. You can get help in Advisement, The Career Center and Counseling. Know your requirements. Know what it take to complete general education requirements and to graduate. Manage your own plan and progress. Keep track of your grades and degree requirements. Make a plan with an advisor and use the Degree Progress Report to monitor your awesome progress. Visit advisement before registration. The best time to make a plan is before registration even starts. Visit Advisement when it’s not busy, so you don’t have to wait. Know how to schedule your own courses. Only you know what times are best for you. Learn how to read the class schedule and register online. Register early! The best class times go fast. Register as soon as registration starts to have a perfect schedule. View your Degree Progress Report. You can track how your courses apply to your chosen degree or fit in general studies requirements by viewing your Degree Progress Report online at my.maricopa.edu. Log in to your Student Center and click the Degree Progress Report link to create your report.

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Online and Hybrid courses can provide you with convenience in your college career. If you’re new to these alternative class formats, below is a summary. Click the links to learn more! What does “online” versus “hybrid” mean? Online courses do not have classroom meetings. (However, there may be exams taken on campus.) Some courses are accelerated or offer staggered start dates. Hybrid (or blended) courses combine face-to-face instruction with online instruction to effectively take advantage of both modes. These courses usually mean a reduced number of classroom meetings. Whichever the format, these courses are designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technologyliterate students. Click here for a list of courses You’ll see “ONLINE CRS,” “ONLINE BI” (for SCC’s Business Institute), or “ONLINE HB” under the room column. Are you ready for eLearning? eLearning is not for everyone. If you are interested in determining if online or hybrid learning is right for you, then take a free survey, which provides valuable feedback in such areas as learning styles, technical knowledge and personal attributes. From this feedback, you can work to strengthen any weaknesses and enhance successful learning. It only takes 10-15 minutes to complete and gives you instant results. Click here to access the survey Select “ScottsdaleCC” from the Username drop-down menu, and enter “Artichoke” for the password. What technology resources are available at SCC? Click here for information on My Maricopa, mySCC, using Blackboard, using computers on campus, required email information and Maricopa on Facebook. How can I be successful at eLearning? Although they can be more convenient, online or hybrid classes are not necessarily easier than traditional classroom courses. They require you to be responsible for accessing course materials, managing your assignments and remaining in contact with your instructor. Here are some best practices and helpful hints that may be useful: ü Time management. Online and hybrid classes replace time that you would spend in class with online work. In addition to that work, you will have homework to do, too. ü Develop a regular schedule for working on your class. Studies have shown that students who have scheduled their time to work on these types of classes are more successful than those students who do not. And, make sure you’re not interrupted. ü Don’t wait until the last minute to submit an assignment. Submitting at the last minute can be problematic, if you encounter a problem with your computer or your internet service provider. Submitting early can make things easier; if you encounter difficulty, you can find an alternate way to submit your assignment (like working from campus, a library, etc.).

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ü Working with technology. eLearning courses require basic technology skills and regular access to a computer (with the required software for your class), and an active internet connection. Technology skills you should include are the ability to use the Internet/email/word processing, to copy and paste, etc. Specific classes may have additional required technology skills.

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ü Ask questions. If you have a question, be sure to send an email to your instructor or post in a questions discussion board (if available). The longer you wait to have a question answered, the further you will get behind. Ask questions as soon as you have them, so you can move forward.

ü If your computer breaks, find an alternative. As a student enrolled in an online or hybrid course, you are responsible for finding an alternate computer with Internet access, if your computer becomes unusable.You are welcome to use the computers on the SCC campus located in the Library and the Tech Center. Additionally, computers with Internet access are often available at public libraries. It is also allowable to use a friend’s or family member’s computer, if available. ü Use the discussion board. Your course may have discussion board assignments to foster discussion among you, your classmates and your instructor. Discussion postings are often graded and should be well written. Your response should always be respectful. It is recommended that you create your discussion board postings in a word processing program, and then copy and paste the content into your posting. We encourage this because sometimes the Internet connection will timeout, while you are writing your posting. Click here to learn about proper “netiquette” rules. Where do I go for technical assistance? Email or call the SCC Helpdesk: 480.423.6274, option #3.

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You also have convenient access to your “home” drive, which is your personal and private network storage area for your files (documents, spreadsheets, etc.). On campus, you already have the software you need to access the system. To use mySCC off campus, you’ll need to perform a one-time installation of Citrix “client” software. Please visit this link for more information or click the mySCC screen below to watch a short video on how mySCC can work for you: http://www.scottsdalecc.edu/college-resources/myscc

What if I have a problem or question using the awesome technology at SCC?

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Our Help Desk is staffed with friendly, professional technicians that can help you with a variety of technical needs, including: • Logins and Passwords • Software Technical Support • Using mySCC, Blackboard and more!

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The Help Desk is located in the Information Technology Building’s Media Center on the SE corner of the campus. They can be reached by live chat, email or by phone during seasonal operating hours. For non-urgent matters, a message may also be left after hours for a callback on the next available day of business. http://www.scottsdalecc.edu/college-resources/scc-help-desk

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STUDENT SUCCESS COUNSELING

COUNSELING SERVICES INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING Scottsdale Community College counselors are available to assist you during the day and evening. Information discussed in meetings with counselors is confidential. However, limited disclosure may be necessary, if (in the professional judgment on the counselor) such is needed to prevent any individual from physical harm. Services provided by the counseling faculty and staff include: Educational Planning – To aid in: selecting an educational program, deciding courses at SCC, transferring to other colleges, improving study skills and referral to other college services. Career Counseling – To assist in exploring possible career directions and learning about your relation to the world of work. Personal Counseling – To provide additional information, assessment may be needed for the counselor to assist you in decision making. Referral – To provide resource information and referral to outside agencies as needed. GROUP COUNSELING Instruction Each semester the counseling faculty offer courses in personal, educational and career development. These courses range from personal awareness to skill development. These one-, two- and three-credit courses are offered both day and evening. Courses include: CPD102AB Career Exploration CPD150 Strategies for College Success – Register NOW! CPD160 Introduction to Multiculturalism Workshops and Presentations Short-term sessions are offered for students, faculty and the campus community. Topics include: Selfesteem Building, Testing Anxiety, Stress Management, Suicide Prevention, Self-assessment for Careers, Cultural Diversity, Substance Abuse, Relationship Building, Study Skills, Problem Solving, Coping with Loss, College Success Strategies and Time Management. CRISIS INTERVENTION Counselors assist SCC students and employees with crisis issues that interfere with the educational process. CONSULTATION & TRAINING Counselors work to assure student success and foster a positive learning environment by providing consultation and training for college personnel. OFFICE HOURS Fall/Spring: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Summer: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

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Counseling services are available to current and former students. Walk-in appointments, Student Center, Rm. 108, are welcome; but, you are encouraged to call for an appointment, 480.423.6524, http://www.scottsdalecc.edu/counseling-services Scottsdale Community College Counseling Center 9000 E. Chaparral Rd./Scottsdale, AZ 85256 | 480.423.6524

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Scholarships, Loans, Grants and Employment Earning your degree or certificate at Scottsdale Community College means you are getting one of the best educational values in the nation. While tuition at SCC remains more affordable than tuition at state or private institutions, like many students, you may require some form of financial aid. Should I apply for financial aid? Yes. If you are a degree-seeking student who meets the eligibility criteria, then you should file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), even if you are not sure aid is needed. Use the application to apply for federal grants, state grants, loans and work-study. The FAFSA application is good for one full academic year. How do I apply for financial aid? You must complete the FAFSA online. From the SCC financial aid website, click on “How to Apply for Financial Aid” and follow the links to the official FAFSA website www.fafsa.gov At the official FAFSA website, the application is free—be wary of any sites charging for this application. How does SCC know I have applied for financial aid? Be sure to list Scottsdale Community College’s Federal School Code on your application: 008304. Once you submit your FAFSA online, SCC will receive your application within 10 business days. What happens when SCC receives my FAFSA? Once we receive your financial aid data, you may be required to provide the financial aid office with additional information to complete your file (i.e. tax returns or verification forms). Requested items will be listed on your “To Do” list on the My.Maricopa website. SCC cannot post a financial aid award for you until ALL requested documents are received and verified. When should I apply for financial aid? To best ensure your aid is ready by the start of classes, you should complete your FAFSA and have all follow-up paperwork submitted by the PRIORITY DEADLINE. The priority deadline for students beginning in the fall semester is June 1. For students beginning in spring semester, the priority deadline is November 1. How do I apply for Federal Work-Study? Be sure to indicate your interest in work-study on your FAFSA application. Eligibility will be determined by the financial aid office. Funds are limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. How do I apply for a Federal Stafford Loan? Your financial aid award will automatically include a loan offer, if you qualify.You can then choose to accept, decline or reduce your offer. If you accept, you will be given directions to complete your Master Promissory Note and Entrance Interview. How do I find out about scholarships? Information is available on our website at: www.scottsdalecc.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships Do I have to attend my classes to get financial aid? Yes. Failure to attend class will result in the reduction or loss of financial aid. The Financial Aid Office is located in the Student Services Building – no appointment necessary! Office hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Summer hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

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STUDENT SUCCESS FINANCIAL AID

Important Financial Aid Information

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Your education is more than just what’s available to you in the classroom. It extends beyond those four walls and a chalkboard, and can include opportunities like student clubs, a job on-campus, athletics and the performing arts. In fact, national research continues to show that those college students involved outside of the classroom are more likely to graduate, more likely to graduate on time, more likely to enjoy their education, and more likely to give back to their community. Plus, any university you want to transfer to or any company you want to interview with wants to know you can do more than just get a few good grades on your report card. These recruiters are looking for people that have taken what they’ve learned in the classroom and made it real. That’s where Scottsdale Community College’s Student Life & Leadership Office comes in. Don’t worry, we know you’re busy. You have work. You have class. You have family and friends. That’s why we have services and programs intentionally designed with you in mind. Maybe you need to stop by our office for a student ID, information on health insurance or to pick-up a transit pass. Maybe you need to rent a calculator, or stick your lunch in our community refrigerator. Maybe you just need to unwind between classes and want to stop in for a game of pool. Or, maybe, maybe you just want to come by to hang out. We’ve got all of that and a whole lot more! The whole lot more can be found in SCC’s student leadership programs like community service, Student Leadership Forum, student clubs and organizations, Emerging Leaders and LeaderShape. · VOLUNTEER! SCC has a wonderful community service calendar. And, these days, almost every university, scholarship and employer wants to know you are willing to serve your community. We’re volunteering with animals, kids, senior adults and the environment. Stop by to pick-up copies of our volunteer newsletter and calendar to find out how you can make a difference. · GAIN EXPERIENCE! Student Leadership Forum is SCC’s student government and activity board. These 21 students help plan college-wide events that include awareness activities, festivals, awards ceremonies, luncheons and commencement. They also participate in a number of District-wide leadership workshops and retreats. · JOIN! Academic areas of study, politics, personal areas of interest, religion— With over 20 active student clubs and organizations, there’s bound to be something that interests you. And, if there isn’t, stop by our office. We can help you start an organization of your very own. · LEARN! Emerging Leaders is a two-credit hour class offered at SCC this Fall. The curriculum focuses on leadership and service, and transfers as an elective to ASU, NAU and U of A. This is a great way to get leadership experience into your busy schedule, and it’s the only way here at SCC to have leadership show up on your transcript. · LEAD! Since 2005, Maricopa County Community Colleges District has hosted a LeaderShape Institute for its students. Sessions are offered throughout the summer for students from all over the nation in Champaign, IL, but institutions can also contract to bring the experience to their students. Maricopa hosts the latter format for over 60 of its students every summer. LeaderShape’s life-changing curriculum focuses on leading with integrity. Stop by the SCC Student Life & Leadership Office in SC-185 to find out even more about how involvement in your education matters. We’re open Monday thru Thursday, 8 AM – 7 PM, and Fridays 8 AM – 5 PM. (Closed Fridays in the Summer.) You can reach us by phone at 480.423.6538.

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Any student found to have committed the following misconduct is subject to disciplinary sanctions: 1. Acts of dishonesty, dishonesty including but not limited to the following: a. Furnishing false information to any official, college employee or office. b. Forgery, alteration or misuse of any college document, record or instrument of identification. c. Tampering with the election of any college-recognized student organization. 2. Disruption or obstruction of teaching, teaching research, administration, disciplinary proceedings or college activities, including its public service functions on or off campus, or other authorized non-college activities, when the act occurs on college premises. An instructor may remove a student from a class meeting for disciplinary reasons. If an instructor removes a student for more than one class period, the instructor shall notify the appropriate dean in writing of the problem, action taken by the instructor, and the instructor’s recommendation. If a resolution of the problem is not reached, the student may be removed permanently pursuant to appropriate due process procedures. 3. Physical abuse, verbal abuse, abuse threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion and/or conduct that threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person. 4. Attempted or actual theft of and/or damage to property of the college or property of a member of the college community or other personal or public property. 5. Failure to comply with direction of college officials or law enforcement officers in the performance of their duties and/or failure to identify one’s self to these persons when requested to do so. 6. Unauthorized possession, duplication or use of keys to any college premises, or unauthorized entry to or use of college premises. 7. Violation of published Governing Board policy, policy college rules or regulations. 8. Violation of federal, state or local law on college/center premises or at college-sponsored or supervised activities. 9. Use, possession, or distribution of narcotic or other controlled substances except as expressly permitted by law. 10. Use, possession or distribution of alcoholic beverages or public intoxication. 11. Illegal or unauthorized possession of firearms, firearms explosives, other weapons, or dangerous chemicals on college premises. 12. Participation in a college demonstration that disrupts the normal operations of the college and infringes on the rights of other members of the college community; leading or inciting others to disrupt scheduled and/or normal activities within any college building or area; intentional obstruction that unreasonably interferes with freedom of movement, of either pedestrian or vehicular, on campus.

CODE OF CONDUCT

CODE OF CONDUCT – RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

13. Obstruction of the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic on college premises or at college sponsored or supervised activities. 14. Conduct which is disorderly, lewd or indecent; breach of the peace; or aiding, abetting or procuring another person to breach the peace on college premises or at activities sponsored by or participated in by the college. 15. Theft or other abuse of computer time, time including but not limited to: a. Unauthorized entry into a file, to use, read or change the contents or for any other purpose. b. Unauthorized transfer of a file. c. Unauthorized use of another user’s identification and password. d. Use of computing facilities to interfere with the work of another student, faculty member or college official. e. Use of computing facilities to send obscene or abusive messages. f. Use of computing facilities to interfere with normal operation of the college computing system. g. Use of computing facilities for students’ personal benefit. 16. Abuse of the judicial system, system including but not limited to: a. Falsification, distortion or misrepresentation of information before a judicial body. b. Disruption or interference with judicial proceedings. c. Institution of a judicial proceeding knowingly without cause. d. Attempting to discourage an individual’s proper participation in, or use of, the judicial system. e. Attempting to influence the impartiality of the member of a judicial body prior to, and/or during the course of, the judicial proceeding. f. Harassment, either verbal or physical, and/or intimidation of a member of a judicial body prior to, during and/or after a judicial proceeding. g. Failure to comply with the sanctions imposed under this Student Code. h. Influence or attempting to influence another person to commit an abuse of the judicial system.

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A AA:

Associate in Arts Degree

AGS:

Associate in General Studies Degree

AAS: Associate in Science Degree Academic Advisor: A staff or faculty member who is trained to assist a student in planning the student’s academic career, certificate or degree program. Academic Calendar: A listing of important dates and deadlines for students. The academic calendar is located on SCC Website: http://www.scottsdalecc.edu/current_students/academic-calendar Academic Credit: Certification given for successful completion of academic work. These credits count toward the student’s degree or certificate. Academic Degree: Official recognition conferred by a college that attests a student has completed a specified course of study. For example,: Associate in Arts, Associate in Science Degree or Certificate. Academic Hold: A hold may be placed against the enrollment of a student who is on academic probation or continued probation. Academic Honesty: The ethical standards expected in conducting academic work. Scholastic work shall be original in nature. Students are expected to comply with the provisions of the Copyright Act of 1976 pertaining to photocopying of printed materials, copying of computer software and videotaping. The SCC Catalog explains the above in detail. Academic Misconduct is also discussed in the catalog. Academic Notice: An academic warning given to students whose grade point average (GPA) is less than 2.0, or a “C” letter grade. Academic Probation: Students are placed on academic probation when their cumulative GPA drops below 2.0. Students on academic probation are unable to take more than 12 credits. Academic Year: The period of formal instruction; may be divided into terms of varying lengths. Add/Drop: Changing courses a student is registered for by adding or dropping courses. Adjunct Instructor: A part-time teacher. Often a person who works full-time in some field and teaches one or two classes about that field. Admission: The process of applying for and being allowed to register for classes. Assignment: Out-of-class work required by an instructor and due by a specified date. Audit: To take a class without receiving credit toward a degree.

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Bachelor’s Degree: Blue Light:

Degree awarded upon completion of approximately four years of full-time study in the liberal arts and sciences or professional subjects. A phone placed around SCC campus that connects directly to College Safety. C

Campus: Catalog: Certificate:

Awarded after satisfactory completion of a certain level of skill in an occupational program.

Chancellor:

Chief executive officer of all 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District.

The land on which the buildings of a college or university are located. An official document of the college or university, stating admission and academic requirements, courses of study, course descriptions and prerequisites, etc.

Continued\Academic Probation: Restricted enrollment to six credits unless received permission of an advisor. Core Requirements: Core: Co-requisite: Course Load: Course Numbering: Credit: Cumulative GPA: Curriculum:

Degree Plan:

Mandatory courses required for completion of a degree or certificate. Courses essential for each degree, program or certificate. A requirement that must be met along with a particular course. Two or more courses that must be taken in the same term. This is not the same as a prerequisite.

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B

The number of courses or credits taken in a specific term. All courses in the SCC Catalog are assigned a number (i.e. ENG 101). This designation is important when choosing courses to transfer to other colleges or universities. The numerical value received for completing a course. The GPA of all credits taken at a particular institution. It may include transfer work from other institutions. A complete program of study which leads to a degree. D A formal statement of requirements a student must complete in order to graduate.

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Degree: An academic title that signifies completion of a course of study. Deferred Payment: Plan designed for students and their families who are expecting, but have not yet finalized, financial aid awards and other tuition payment methods by the tuition due date. Department: Administrative subdivision of a school, college or university through which instruction in a certain field of study is given (such as English department or history department). Developmental Course: Courses that provide a student with the fundamentals in a certain academic area in order to prepare them for college-level courses. These courses have a number below 100 and do not transfer to other colleges. Distance Education: Credit and non-credit courses offered or delivered outside of a traditional classroom setting using a variety of technologies. Disciplinary Probation: A status resulting from unsatisfactory conduct. See http://www. scottsdalecc.edu/catalog or in the printed SCC Catalog for examples that can lead to disciplinary probation. This is not the same as academic probation. Disciplinary Suspension: A period of forced nonattendance at a college, resulting from unsatisfactory conduct. Drop:

An official procedure for withdrawing from an individual course without withdrawing from all classes and within a designated timeframe.

Early Alert:

A process of choosing classes in advance of other students. The Early Alert submitted by your instructor triggers assistance from the Student Success Team when: 1) a student stops attending; 2) a “D” or “F” is issued on a major exam or assignment; 3) whenever the instructor wishes to speak to you in private; or, 4) for excessive absences.

Elective:

A course that will count for credit toward a degree that is not specified in the program’s course requirements.

English as a Second Language (ESL): Enrollment Cancellation:

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A course used to teach English to students whose first language is not English. Cancellation or purge of a student’s courses due to non-payment of tuition and fees.

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Nonacademic activities undertaken outside the classroom that enhance a student’s higher education. These include student leadership, clubs and organizations, athletics, community service and visual/performing arts. F

Faculty: The people who teach in a college. Can refer to an individual teacher or to a group of teachers collectively. The faculty is responsible for designing the plans of study offered by the institution. FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid): The form that must be completed in order for a student to obtain financial aid. The priority deadline for submitting the form is April 1 of each year. http://www.fafsa.ed.gov FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act): Provides students the right to inspect and review their educational records, the right to seek to amend those records and the right to limit the disclosure of information in the records. In complying with the Act, SCC will not release education information about a student without the student’s written permission or without documentation that the student is a dependent for tax purposes. FERPA also allows a college to identify information that it considers public record and can release this directory information without student authorization. Students also have the right to restrict the release of the directory information. Financial Aid: A general term that includes all types of money, loans, scholarships and work-study programs offered to a student to help pay tuition, fees and living expenses. Financial Hold: A hold may be placed by the Bursar/Cashier Office against enrollment by a student who owes, or has been delinquent in paying, financial obligations (library books fees, parking fines, etc.) to the College. Contact the Bursar/ Cashier Office, 480.423.6148, if you have questions. Financial Withdrawal: Withdrawal initiated by a college of a student from all courses in which she is enrolled for failure to pay amounts due by deadlines or for other financial reasons. Final Exam: A major examination in a course, given at a designed time during finals week, and generally counting for a substantial percentage of the student’s grade. Full-time Student:

A student who is enrolled at a college or university and is taking at least the minimum number of credits (often 12) to meet a college’s requirement for a full course load.

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G General Education: General Education Course:

A group of classes in different subject areas that are required to obtain a degree or certificate of achievement. These classes are distinct from a major or emphasis and are intended to insure that all graduates posses a common core of college-level skills and knowledge. A course that fulfills a general education requirement but not a program, major, emphasis or core requirement.

Good Standing: Governing Board: Grade:

The Maricopa County Community College District policy-making body comprised of five publicly elected members.

Grade Point Average (GPA):

A measure of the quality of academic work. To figure the GPA for a term, multiply the number of credit hours for each course by the grade points allocated for each grade earned. Then divide that number by the total number of credit hours. The value assigned each grade that may be given for a course. On this scale: “A” = 4, “B” = 3, “C” = 2, “D” = 1, “F” = 0.

Academic status of a student who maintains an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher.

The measure of a student’s academic performance in a course.

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Honors Courses: Honor System:

Special courses for academically gifted students designed to offer intellectual challenge and personal attention to gifted students. Honors Program membership may be a prerequisite.

Hybrid Class:

Class delivered primarily over the internet but with regularly required faceto-face meetings. Also called blended classes.

Incomplete Grade:

A temporary mark given by the instructor to a student who is doing passing work in a course but who cannot complete all the requirements for the course by the end of the term.

The expectation that students will neither cheat in any academic matter nor allow other students to cheat.

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A course, or portion of a course, devoted to experimentation or practical application.

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The classroom atmosphere and conduct, expected of instructors and students, which is appropriate to academic endeavor. A course or class session in which an instructor speaks on a specific topic or topics. In some instances, such as mathematics or science, a lecture course may also include or require a lab. Financial assistance to students that must be repaid. M

Major: Mid-term: My.maricopa.edu Non-Degree Seeking Student: Nonresident: Non-transferable Course: Occupational Course: Official Transcript: Open Entry, Open Exit (OE/OE): Overload:

Part-time Student:

A student’s primary course of study. Examples are English, Biology or Business. A test in the middle of a term. An online program available where a student may select and enroll in courses, pay tuition and fees, and utilize other services. A student who is taking courses for personal enrichment or to qualify for a transfer program to another college or university. A student who does not meet the residence requirements for Arizona, which are established by state law. A course that is accepted at SCC but will not be accepted at other institutions. The receiving institution makes the decision. A course that teaches a particular body of information and/or skill training to prepare for a job.

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Learning Environment: Lecture: Loan:

An official list of courses taken and grades earned for those courses at a college or university. They are usually sent directly from institution to institution and bear the institutions official seal. Open Entry/Open Exit courses involve individualized instruction in which students may enroll and complete by designated times during the term. Any number of hours attempted in a term that exceeds the maximum normally allowed by the college. P A student who is enrolled at SCC but is not taking the minimum number of credits to meet the College’s requirement for a full course load of 12 credits.

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Placement Test: Plagiarism: Prerequisite:

An examination used to test the student’s academic ability in a certain field so that he/she may be placed in the appropriate courses in that field.

President:

Chief executive officer of an institution. At SCC, this person is Dr. Jan Gehler.

President’s Honor List:

A recognition given by an institution each term to outstanding students. To qualify, an undergraduate must earn a 3.75 minimum GPA after completion of 12 credit hours.

The use of another person’s words or ideas as one’s own. A course required to take before taking a more advanced course. A prerequisite prepares a student for a course at a higher level.

Q Quiz:

A short test, usually given without warning. R

Registration: Resident:

The process of enrolling in classes by meeting with an advisor, selecting, scheduling, enrolling and paying for courses for the next term. Students may enroll on-line for courses except for those courses that need a signature of an advisor.

Scholarships: Semester Hour: Study Abroad:

A monetary award to a college student for payment of tuition, course fees, books or other education-related expenses. Each scholarship has its own criteria, but many are based either on need or on academic merit.

Syllabus:

A student who has been determined to be a legal resident and is not charged a higher tuition rate. S

The unit of college credit by which the amount of course work is measured. Programs that offer the opportunity to spend time out of the United States while earning college credit. For information on SCC Study Abroad, please contact the International Education Office at 480.423.6590. A document that describes course content, including readings, assignments, exams and papers. Instructors distribute a syllabus at the beginning of the course; it is a student’s responsibility to follow it throughout the term and prepare the assignments as indicated.

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Term: Transcript: Transfer Programs: Transferable Course: Tuition:

The school year is divided into two equal terms (Fall and Spring), and there are additional shorter Summer terms. The Fall term usually begins in August, and the Spring term usually begins in January. The permanent academic record of a student listing each course taken and final grade received. A program of study that is designed to facilitate transferring to degree programs at other colleges or universities. Work with an advisor to plan a transfer program. An SCC course that will be accepted at a four-year college or university as comparable or equivalent to a course offered there. Some SCC courses may be transferable to some schools but not to others. The receiving institution makes the decision. Tuition is defined as the mandatory charge to attend class and receive an entry (credit or audit) on a transcript. All tuition rates are approved by the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board. V

Vehicle Registration: Students who attend SCC do not have to register their car or have a parking decal. Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs:

The chief officer of academic programs and student affairs.

Vice President of Administrative Affairs:

The chief officer of administrative affairs.

Vice President of Occupational Programs:

Withdrawal:

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T

The chief officer of occupational programs. W The act of dropping a single course or all courses. Students must complete a process within the stated deadlines of the Academic Calendar to withdraw officially and not jeopardize academic good standing.

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31-day Local Pass Semester Pass

No Summer Semester passes available.

Eligibility requirements: 1) Local or Express passes - must be enrolled at the time of purchase in a minimum of 3 credits at SCC. 2) Semester passes - must be enrolled at the time of purchase in a minimum of 12 credits at SCC. 3) Must commute to campus at least one day per week via bus or light rail. 4) Must document legal status in accordance with HB2008. Arizona State Law (A.R.S 1-501, 1-502) reference HB2008 requires that all SCC Transit Subsidy Recipients demonstrate lawful presence in the United States. Beginning July 1, 2011, to purchase a Transit Pass utilizing the SCC Transit Subsidy Program: If the student is a continuing student at SCC (enrolled prior to June 2011), the student MUST submit a Student Declaration of Citizenship or Status Form with the Admissions & Records Office. BUT If a student is enrolling for the first time (enrolled after June 2011), the student must have submitted a Student Information Form (SIF) with the Admissions & Records Office, stating under penalty of perjury that the document provided is true. AND, the student must provide one of the following accepted methods of documentation: An Arizona Driver License issued after 1996 or an Arizona non-operating identification license. • A birth certificate or delayed birth certificate issued in any state, territory or possession of the United States. • A United States Certificate of Birth Abroad. • A United States Passport. • A foreign passport with a United States visa. • An I-94 Form with a photograph. • A United States Citizenship and Immigration Services employment authorization document or refugee travel document. • A United States Certificate of Naturalization. • A United States Certificate of Citizenship. • A tribal Certificate Degree of Indian Blood. • A tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Affidavit of Birth. • Tribal members, the elderly and persons with disabilities or incapacity of the mind or body, “may submit certain types of documentation under Section 1903 of the Federal Social Security Act.”

OTHER RESOURCES Transit

Transit Subsidy Program

Students must complete the Scottsdale Community College Transit Subsidy Form, available in the Student Life & Leadership Office. Once authorized. authorized, passes may be purchased from the Scottsdale Community College Bookstore. This program is for the sole use of SCC employees and/or students and may not be given to or purchased for any other person. The primary use of the transit pass is for commuting to a Scottsdale Community College location. Any violation or misuse of the transit subsidy program will result in the loss of privileges. Subsidy is limited to one Local transit subsidy authorization per 31-day period per person. Passes purchased at another location or at an earlier date are not eligible for a refund.

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                                                                                                             ���                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        /                     /                                                                       

Who can register to vote?

Answer To register to vote in Arizona, you must be:

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                           

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (      )                                                                                                      

                                                  

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A United States citizen.

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A resident of Arizona and the county listed on your registration.

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Be 18 years of age or more on or before the day of the next regular General Election.

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How can I register to vote?

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Answers Online: You may register online by visiting. www.azsos.gov/election Print a Form: You may obtain a printable form online. By Mail: You may pick-up a form just outside of your SCC Student Life & Leadership Office (SC-185), as well as many other offices on campus, for self-completion, and then mail it. In Person: You may visit the County Recorder’s Office in the county in which you are a legal resident and complete an Arizona Voter Registration Form. Whether you print the form online or pick up one somewhere on campus, you must be sure to complete it, sign and date it, affix the proper postage and mail the form to the County Recorder’s Office of the county in which you are a legal resident.

P:

¿Quién puede inscribirse para votar?

Respuesta Para inscribirse a votar en Arizona, usted debe: 1. Ser ciudadano de los EE.UU. 2.

Ser residente de Arizona y el condado que aparece en el registro.

3.

Ser mayor de 18 años de edad o más en o antes del día de la próxima Elección General regular.

P:

¿Cómo me puedo inscribir para votar?

Respuestas Por el Internet: Usted puede inscribirse por el Internet solo visitando www.azsos.gov/election Imprimir una Forma: Usted puede obtener una forma para imprimir por el Internet en www.azsos.gov/election Por Correo: Usted puede recoger una forma afuera de la oficina Student Life & Leadership aquí en Scottsdale Community College (SCC) adentro del Student Center (SC), cuarto 185, así como muchas otras oficinas en el campus, completar, y luego enviarlo por correo. En persona: Usted puede visitar County Recorder’s Office en el condado en que usted es un residente legal y completar una forma de Inscripción para Votar en Arizona. Ya sea que imprima la forma por el Internet, o recoger una forma en las varias oficinas aquí en SCC, y luego usted debe estar seguro de que completa, firma y coloca la fecha en que las estampillas correspondientes y envía la forma a County Recorder’s Office del condado en que usted es un residente legal.

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Look for the bins with the triangle recycling symbol around campus. The bins are labeled with the material that can go in them. The following items go into the designated recycling bins: Aluminum Cans – Try to rinse out the cans before placing them in the bin. Glass – Containers that fall into this category could include all glass bottles/containers in all colors. Aseptic Packaging – Containers that fall into this category could include milk and orange juice cartons, small juice boxes. Tin/Steel Food Cans – Try to rinse the cans before placing them in the bins. Labels are okay. Plastic Containers – If there is a 1 or a 2 in the triangle recycling symbol on the bottom of the container, then it can be recycled. Containers that fall into this category could include those for soda, milk, water, cooking oil, salad dressing, shampoo/conditioner, lotion and cleaning supplies. Newspaper – Inserts included! Cardboard – Containers that fall into this category could include those for cereal, crackers, laundry detergent, soda/beer, pizza (remove all food), packaging/mailing and shoes. Paper, Office Paper, Magazines,Telephone Books & Junk Mail – Items that fall into this category could include paper bags, index cards, greeting cards, Post-it notes, bond paper, copy paper, poster paper, manila envelopes, colored paper, flyers/brochures, paper ream wrapping, adding machine paper and shredded paper. Do not bag your recyclables. And, remember that items should be clean, dry and empty when placing them in the recycle bin.

WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY @ SCC? Email us at: green@scottsdalecc.edu You may want to join SCC’s Green Club or get involved in other related initiatives.

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Recycle. You can save 2400 lb. of carbon dioxide a year by recycling just half of your household waste.

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Return your plastic grocery bags. Many grocery stores offer to take back plastic grocery bags – that then can be sent to recycling facilities. If your grocery store does not offer this option, every Wal-Mart does! Even better? Use canvas bags.

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Drive less. Walk, bike, carpool or take mass transit more often.You’ll save 1 lb. of carbon dioxide for every mile you don’t drive.

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Check your tires. Keeping your tires inflated properly can improve gas mileage by more than 3%. Every gallon of gasoline saved keeps 20 lb. of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.

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Use less hot water. It takes a lot of energy to heat water. Use less hot water by installing a low flow showerhead (350 lb. of carbon dioxide saved a year) and washing your clothes in cold or warm water (500 lb. of carbon dioxide saved a year).

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Avoid products with a lot of packaging. You can save 1200 lb. of carbon dioxide, if you cut down your garbage by 10%.

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Adjust your thermostat. By moving your thermostat just 2 degrees down in winter and up 2 degrees in summer, you could save about 2000 lb. of carbon dioxide a year.

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Turn off electronic devices. Simply turning off your television, DVD player, stereo and computer when you’re not using them will save thousands of pounds of carbon dioxide a year.

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SCC Events Calendar February 8, 2012 – SLF Spring Club Fair 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Cafeteria - Student Center APRIL 18, 2012 – SLF Spring Fling 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Center Green - Student Center MAY 11, 2012 – 42nd Annual Commencement 7:00 PM Gymnasium

OBSERVED HOLIDAYS Monday, January 16, 2012 – MLK Day Monday, February 20, 2012 – Presidents’ Day Monday-Sunday, March 12-18 – Spring Break Monday, May 28 – Memorial Day

Men’s Basketball

SCC vs. Glendale CC Friday, February 24, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Gateway CC Wednesday, April 25, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Glendale CC Wednesday, January 11, 2012 – 7:30 PM

SCC vs. Phoenix College Tuesday, February 29, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Mesa CC Friday, April 27, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. South Mountain CC Saturday, January 21, 2012 – 4:00 PM

SCC vs. Paradise Valley CC Friday, March 2, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. AZ Western College Wednesday, February 1, 2012 – 7:30 PM

Women’s Softball

SCC vs. Gateway CC Tuesday, March 6, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Gateway CC Saturday, February 4, 2012 – 12PM/2PM

SCC vs. AZ Mesa CC Saturday, February 4, 2012 – 4:00 PM

SCC vs. Mesa CC Saturday, March 10, 2012 – 12:00 PM

SCC vs. Phoenix College Tuesday, February 7, 2012 – 2PM/4PM

SCC vs. Tohono O’odham Wednesday, February 15, 2012 – 7:30 PM

SCC vs. El Paso CC Wednesday, March 14, 2012 – 11:00 AM

SCC vs. Mesa CC Tuesday, February 14, 2012 – 2PM/4PM

SCC vs. Cochise College Tuesday, February 21, 2012 – 7:30 PM

SCC vs. Lamar CC Wednesday, March 14, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Central AZ College Tuesday, February 28, 2012 – 2PM/4PM

SCC vs. Chandler-Gilbert CC Friday, February 24, 2012 – 7:30 PM

SCC vs. Western Nebraska CC Thursday, March 15, 2012 – 11:00 AM

SCC vs. South Mountain CC Saturday, March 10, 2012 – 12PM/2PM

Women Basketball

SCC vs. Indian Hills CC Thursday, March 15, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Monroe CC Monday, March 12, 2012 – 2PM/4PM

SCC vs. South Mountain CC Saturday, January 21, 2012 – 6:00 PM

SCC vs. Monroe CC Friday, March 16, 2012 – 11:00 AM

SCC vs. AZ Western College Tuesday, March 13, 2012 – 2PM/4PM

SCC vs. AZ Western College Wednesday, January 1, 2012 – 5:30 PM

SCC vs. TBA Saturday, March 17, 2012 – 10:00 AM

SCC vs. Seward County CC Wednesday, March 14, 2012 – 12PM/2PM

SCC vs. Mesa CC Saturday, January 4, 2012 – 6:00 PM

SCC vs. Yavapai CC Tuesday, March 20, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Pima CC Thursday, March 15, 2012 – 2PM/4PM

SCC vs. Cochise College Tuesday, January 21, 2012 – 5:30 PM

SCC vs. Pima CC Tuesday, March 27, 2012 – 12:00 PM

SCC vs. Trinidad State Jr College Wednesday, March 21, 2012 – 2PM/4PM

SCC vs. Chandler-Gilbert CC Friday, January 24, 2012 – 5:30 PM

SCC vs. South Mountain CC Tuesday, April 3, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Yavapai College Tuesday, March 27, 2012 – 2PM/4PM

Men’ Baseball

SCC vs. Chandler-Gilbert CC Friday, April 6, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Paradise Valley CC Saturday, April 7, 2012 – 12PM/2PM

SCC vs. AZ Western College Saturday, February 11, 2012 – 12:00 PM

SCC vs. Glendale CC Saturday, April 14, 2012 – 12:00 PM

SCC vs. Eastern AZ College Tuesday, April 10, 2012 – 2PM/4PM

SCC vs. Chandler-Gilbert CC Saturday, February 18, 2012 – 12:00 PM

SCC vs. Phoenix College Tuesday, April 17, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Glendale CC Tuesday, April 17, 2012 – 2PM/4PM

SCC vs. Central AZ College Tuesday, February 21, 2012 – 3:00 PM

SCC vs. Paradise Valley CC Saturday, April 21, 2012 – 12:00 PM

SCC vs. Chandler-Gilbert CC Saturday, April 21, 2012 – 12PM/2PM

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APRIL 15, 2012 – National Day of Silence APRIL 21 – 22, 2012 – *Pride Parade & Event 300 E. Indian School Rd. (3rd St. and Indian School Rd.) Phoenix, AZ 85012 MAY 5, 2012 – GLBTQA Student Convocation 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location Turquoise Room – SC 164 *Listed for informational purposes – campus activity has not been planned For more information, contact us at emscc@sccmail.maricopa.edu.

OTHER RESOURCES

JANUARY 31, 2012 – New Student Open House (Pizza Party) 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Peridot Room

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