Owens FAQ
Search:     Advanced search
Recent Articles
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 4842
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 861
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1078
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 14112
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1766
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.
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1181
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.
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1160
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1323
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 5585
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 5582
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1680
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1303
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1355
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1182
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.
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1180
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.
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1207
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,...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 4807
document What do I do if I am dropped from my classes for non-payment?
If a student does not pay their semester bill in its entirety, they may be dropped from the current semester classes. If this happens, there is a $50 non-refundable fee to cover the administrative costs of readmission. The student must complete a readmission form, obtain signatures from each...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 2174
document What is the Deferred Payment Plan, and how can I set it up?
You can set up a Deferred Payment Plan through your Ozone account to create 4 installment payments for your spring or fall bill, and 3 installment payments for your summer bill. Summer 2016 DPP due dates are May 9, June 9, and July 9, 2016. Fall 2016 DPP due dates are August 15, September 15,...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1449
document How much is my bill? When is it due? How can I pay?
May 9, 2016 is the due date for Summer 2016 balances. August 15, 2016 is the due date for Fall 2016 balances. Owens Community College does NOT send paper bills. You must check your Ozone account, under “Account Summary by Term” to view your semester balance. By the semester due date...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 6295
document What is BankMobile, and why is it important?
It is VERY IMPORTANT that you activate your refund preference through BankMobile. You must have your preference selected in order to receive your refund from Owens. It is also important that your mailing address and phone number are up to date with Owens, as to not delay the processing of your...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 1559
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...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 6040
document What is a financial aid book voucher, how do I check if I have one, and how do I use it?
Financial aid recipients who are expected to have funds remaining after tuition costs are covered can use the excess to purchase or rent books and to purchase supplies from the Owens Bookstore using a book voucher. For more information, click here.
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 15039
document What is Satisfactory Academic Progress?
To remain eligible for federal financial aid, students are required to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards. Being eligible to enroll in classes does not mean the student has an eligible SAP status for financial aid. Visit https://www.owens.edu/financial_aid/progress_policy.html to...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 2093
document What is the Financial Aid Freeze Date and why is it important?
Owens Community College uses a "freeze" date each semester to determine a student's enrollment status for awarding financial aid. The courses for which the student is registered on the freeze date will determine financial aid eligibility as long as the completed results from the student's Free...
rating 04 May, 2016 Views: 4130