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document What is Oserve? How can I get in touch with Oserve?
Oserve is the customer service office for Financial Aid, Records and Student Accounts. If you have questions about a hold on your account, a registration error, how to order a transcript, when your bill is due, or what requirements must be met in order to receive financial aid, Oserve is the place...
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document How do I get started at Owens Community College?
The first steps are to complete the online application found at www.owens.edu and if you are interested in obtaining Financial Aid to help pay for school, visit https://fafsa.gov to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). To apply for financial aid for Summer 2016, Fall 2016...
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document How do I apply for financial aid? What is the Owens school code to use on the FAFSA?
If you are interested in obtaining Financial Aid to help pay for school, the first step is to visit https://fafsa.gov to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). To apply for financial aid for Summer 2016, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters, complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA...
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document How do I clear multiple Test attempts out of the Needs Grading section of Grade Center?
When Instructors look at the Needs Grading section of the Grade Center, sometimes there are multiple attempts of the same assignment by the same student. When this happens, it might be helpful to clear out the attempts that the instructor is not going to grade. 1. From the Needs...
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document How do I log into Blackboard?
The Log In Page for Blackboard Has Changed. You will now log in to Blackboard (blackboard.owens.edu) using Central Authentication Service as seen in the image below. (Once logged in using Central Authentication Service, you can log in to additional Owens sites without having to enter your...
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document How do I access my grades through Blackboard?
Item Name lists the class assignments Last Student Activity lists the last time and date the student accessed the assignment Last Instructor Activity lists the last time and date that the Instructor accessed the assignment Grade lists the student's grade for the assignment Points Possible...
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document What should I do if my classes are not showing up on Blackboard?
Most classes do not show up on Blackboard until the actual day when the class is scheduled to start. It is possible that your classes will not show up until the actual scheduled time of the class. If your instructor has notified you that the class is available, try logging out of Blackboard and...
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document I've already taken web courses at other colleges. Do I still need to do this?
Yes, but if you feel you are prepared for online courses at Owens, you can enter the Web Prep Requirement course and proceed directly to the final quiz to obtain your access code.
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document Is there a deadline to complete the Web Prep course?
No. You can take as along as you like to complete the Web Prep course.
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document Is there an Instructor in the Web Prep Requirement?
No, but the e-Learning Office will monitor the discussion board in the Web Prep Requirement course in case you have questions.
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document What do I do once I log into Blackboard?
On your Bb welcome page, you will see a short description of the Web Prep Requirement with a link to self-enroll into the Web Prep Requirement Bb course shell. Once you self-enroll and enter the course, you will see will be step-by-step instructions on how to proceed.
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document Is the Web Course Preparation Requirement the same thing as the New Student Orientation (NSO)?
No. The NSO is a separate orientation designed for new Owens students. All degree or certificate-seeking students with less than 9 credit hours of transfer courses are required to take face-to-face New Student Orientation prior to meeting with an advisor and registering for classes.
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document When can I access the Web Course Preparation Requirement?
The Web Prep Requirement is currently available in the Owens Blackboard (Bb) System. If you have been admitted as a student at Owens Community College, you can login to Bb at http://blackboard.owens.edu and you will see the access link on your My Campus page
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document Will the Web Course Preparation Requirement affect my Grade Point Average?
No, the Web Prep Requirement will not be recorded as a graded course and will not appear in your transcript.
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document How long will it take me to complete the Web Prep Requirement?
There are four content modules in the Blackboard Web Prep Requirement. If you read all materials and participate in all activities, we estimate it will take between 45 minutes and 2 hours.
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document If I previously took the Web Course Preparation Requirement. Do I have to do it again?
No. If you took the Web Course Preparation Requirement earlier in 2012 and entered your code into the Ozone registration page, you will not need to do it again.
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document Is the Web Course Requirement required if I just want to enroll in an on campus course?
No.
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document I lost money in a vending machine, can I get a refund?
Yes, which campus you are on and what machine you lost money in will determine where you need to go to get a refund. See below for locations. Toledo: Coke and beverage machines: Fireside Grill (Please note the machine number that you lost the money in) Snack and Warm Beverage: Student...
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document Who can I contact for support fro the Web Course Preparation Requirement?
The correct registration code you will receive in module 4 of the course will be a 4 - 7 digit numeric number. Some students have confused a different password or code for their registration access code. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with logging in, please contact the Owens Help...
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document How to export your contacts from Outlook to Google Gmail
Before you export contacts from Outlook, it is helpful to understand the difference between the Outlook Address Book and Outlook Contacts. Both are part of Outlook. However, the Address Book is a compilation of the different address lists that you might store in Outlook, such as LDAP Internet...
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document What can I do to prepare for my meeting with my academic advisor?
Run a Degree Evaluation by accessing the link in your OZONE account. A Degree Evaluation is an unofficial snapshot of your program's requirements compared to the courses you have successfully completed. Other ways to prepare for your meeting with your academic advisor include creating an academic...
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document How do I apply for financial aid, and what is the Owens school code to use on the FAFSA?
If you are interested in obtaining Financial Aid to help pay for school, the first step is to visit www.fafsa.ed.gov to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). To apply for financial aid for Summer 2016, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters, complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA using...
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document J. I have an accepted seat for my health program, but I am unable to start my program due to unforeseen circumstances. What should I do?
You will want to contact the Selective Health Coordinator to discuss your options. Call (567) 661-2387 to schedule an appointment. In some cases, not starting on your scheduled program start date would mean giving up your seat and going through the program evaluation in the future when you are...
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document I. How are points calculated for the health evaluations? How can I improve my points?
Criteria for point calculations vary for the different program evaluations. You can find the information on how points are calculated under "Program Information" on the program page in the online college catalog. Points calculations are available for both high school and college applicants. You...
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document H. I requested a health evaluation and was denied. Why was I denied and what do I do now?
Our health programs are competitive. Call 567-661-2387 (Toledo Campus) or 567-429-3509 (Findlay Campus) to set up an appointment with a health advisor to discuss your particular situation. You will have the opportunity to create a plan to increase your chances for acceptance in the future or...
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