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document What is BankMobile, and why is it important?
It is important that you activate your refund preference through BankMobile Disbursements. You can select an electronic deposit to your already existing bank account or an electronic deposit to a BankMobile Vibe Account. You must have your preference selected in order to promptly receive your...
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document When can I expect my refund? Who should I contact if I have not yet received my refund?
Financial Aid refund information: Students who meet all eligibility requirements, including attendance, and who have financial aid remaining after tuition, fees, and book voucher purchases are paid, will receive a refund. Students whose aid is not ready for the first disbursement will receive...
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document What is Phishing?
According to Securelist.com, "phishing is a type of Internet fraud that seeks to acquire a user’s credentials by deception. It includes theft of passwords, credit card numbers, bank account details and other confidential information." (https://www.securelist.com/en/threats/spam?chapter=85) ...
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document How can I prevent email-based Malware and viruses attacks?
Owens IT has multiple systems in place to mitigate the risk of infection from Malware and virus threats; however, information security awareness will further reduce the risk of data loss and infection due to such email attacks. This guide contains tips on what to look for and examples of recent...
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document Examples of Phishing/Virus emails
This notice is being sent because a large number of Owens employee mailboxes have been the target of a new phishing attempt. If you are not expecting an email and/or don't recognize the sender please do not open it or any attachment. Please delete the email immediately. If you have opened the...
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document Where on campus can I print in color?
Unfortunately, we do not have color printers in common computer labs or classrooms available for students at this time. All printing is in black and white only. Note: Certain courses, such as CRT courses, require a color printer - for these classes a color printer will be provided in the...
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document How do I connect to Checkpoint’s SSLVPN so I can access Banner@Home?
Requirements: A Windows based PC (Apple and Linux based PCs have limited support and a different process to install the required software) The latest version of Java Runtime Engine or JDK A browser with the latest version in patches installed (some issues may be present with Google Chrome) ...
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document Does Owens provide network storage options?
Yes, students can access their OneDrive for cloud storage by logging in here: http://onedrive.owens.edu Or they can also use Google Drive (30 GB) for cloud storage which is associated with their Omail account. For instructions on how to upload a file to your Google Drive, click here.
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document I work at Owens Community College and I would like to take classes using the Tuition Waiver. What do I do?
Review current Board of Trustee Policy regarding Tuition Waivers: https://www.owens.edu/trustees/procedures/proc3358-11-5-35.pdf Determine eligibility and percentage of cost covered based on your employment status. Please note the language below regarding the time frame to submit a Tuition...
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document I was contacted by EdFinancial. Who are they?
Owens Community College is partnering with a company called EdFinancial to counsel students who borrowed federal student loans while enrolled at Owens. EdFinancial will work with students to identify the best repayment option for their particular situation and will help the students connect with...
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document Is child care available at Owens Community College?
Yes! The YMCA Child Development Center at Owens C.C. cares for children 6 weeks-12 years of age. Openings currently exist for all age groups and enrollment tours are encouraged for all who are interested. The center is open to students, faculty and community. The hours of operation are 6:30-6:00...
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document What is a 1098-T, who gets it and why does the college ask for my Social Security Number?
Why does the College ask for my Social Security Number? With respect to admission, registration and financial aid, Owens Community College collects social security numbers from its students for the following reasons; For use in processing admission applications, for purposes of identification...
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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 in touch with my academic advisor to talk about classes/majors or careers?
Log on to your Ozone account and select ‘My Advisor’ to view the name and contact information for your academic advisor. Or call (567) 661-2387 for the Toledo campus, (567) 429-3509 for the Findlay campus, or (567) 661-2732 for the Learning Center Downtown Toledo.
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document Did you get my High School or College Transcript?
Log in to your Ozone account and select ‘My Required Documents’ to see if it has been received. Email questions to transfer@owens.edu from your Owens email account.
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document What does it mean to be selected for verification for financial aid?
Some FAFSA applicants are selected for review in a process called verification. The verification process will ensure that your financial eligibility is based on the correct information by requesting documentation to confirm the information provided on the FAFSA. Any corrections that need to be...
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document What can I do if I lost my job or have other special circumstances that make the information on the FAFSA not reflective of my current financial situation?
The Office of Financial Aid can take into account certain special circumstances, which may affect your aid eligibility. These may include: Loss of untaxed income (such as Social Security benefits, child support, or Workers Compensation); Loss of one-time income received in the prior year (must...
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document How do I know if I am considered an independent student for financial aid purposes?
In order to be considered as an independent student for purposes of financial aid, you must be able to answer yes to at least one of the following questions (for the 2016-2017 aid year): 1. Were you born before January 1, 1993? 2. As of today, are you married? (Also answer "Yes" if you are...
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document What is the Selective Service requirement?
Ohio law requires that all males who are not in compliance with the federal Selective Service laws pay out of state tuition fees. Federal law requires that all males who are eighteen through twenty-five years of age must be registered with Selective Service. Information on requirements, how to...
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document How can I qualify for in state tuition rates while living in Monroe County, Michigan or the State of Indiana?
Owens has entered into reciprocity agreements with Monroe Community College and the Departments of Education for Michigan, Indiana and Ohio in which out of state residents can attend Owens at in state tuition rates. Not all programs/certificates of study are eligible for reciprocity. Indiana...
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document How can I change my residency status, so I can be charged in state tuition rates?
Although there are exceptions, you must maintain your primary residence in the state of Ohio for 12 consecutive months prior to the semester being petitioned. The Petition for Change to Ohio Residency Status is available on-line and in the Oserve office on the Toledo or Findlay campus. The...
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document How do I apply for graduation? When should I apply for graduation? How will I know if I am approved for graduation?
Graduation applications are available the first day of registration for the term you are completing your requirements; deadlines and fees apply. Applicants are approved pending final grades. You will receive an approval email, delivered to your Omail account, with more information. Information...
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document I am a Veteran (or dependent of a Veteran). What offices should I contact for support on campus?
Owens Community College has an Office of Veterans Services whose aim is to facilitate your success by providing support, resources and information that meet your unique needs as a veteran and student. Call (567) 661-VETS (8387) or email vets@owens.edu to get connected to this valuable resource.
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document How do I pay a balance from a past semester?
Please call the Student Accounts collections line directly at (567) 661-7979. If your account has already been sent to the Ohio Attorney General’s office for collection, you may contact them directly at 1-888-665-5440.
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document What are the deadlines for dropping classes and obtaining a refund?
Visit the Owens homepage at www.owens.edu. Click on Class Schedule, and using your course CRN (course registration number) look for your specific class. You will be able to view add and drop deadlines, as well as all refund deadlines for your specific course. If you drop all classes for a semester,...
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