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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...
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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 2017-2018 aid year): 1. Were you born before January 1, 1994? 2. As of today, are you married? (Also answer "Yes" if you are...
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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 2017, Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters, completed the 2017-2018 FAFSA...
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document How to export your contacts from Outlook to Yahoo email
Click the File tab. Click Options. Click Advanced. Under Export, click the Export button. 1. In the Import and Export Wizard, click Export to a file, and then click Next. 2. Click Comma Separated Value, and then click Next. 3. In the folder list, click the...
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document How to send email attachments to the Copy Center for printing from OWA
1. From your OWA email account, click "New" to compose an email message. 2. Then, Click "Attach". 3. Select the file(s) to attach to the Copy Center email and click "Next". 4. Make sure to select "Attach as a copy", NOT Attach as a OneDrive file. If the message is sent ...
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document Switchboard Hours
Spring Break week Hours thru March 12th Monday thru Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm Saturday & Sunday Closed Regular hours for the rest of the semester thru May 6th Monday thru Thursday 8:00am - 6:30pm Friday 8:00am - 5pm Open the following Saturdays: No...
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document Where do I go if a vending machine took my money?
If you used a Coke machine, you may visit the grill in College Hall during their business hours for a refund. For all other snack machines, please contact Campus Planning and Services at 567-661-7207.
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document Why are there not more vending machines?
There is currently not enough sales to support more vending machines. You may contact Danielle Tracy at 567-661-7434 if there is an area you feel needs a vending machine.
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document What are some things on campus that address safety?
Our campuses and learning center are very safe. Keeping the campuses and learning center safe is a team effort and everyone must watch out. The Department of Public Safety encourages you to use a buddy system when going to your cars at night. The Department of Public Safety also offers an escort...
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document Will any sports teams be brought back?
There have been conversations to bring back some sports teams in a few years.
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document Are there any plans to update the website?
We hope to have a brand new website up and running by fall 2017. The new webiste will be mobile and tablet friendly and will be interactive.
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document Like Falcon Express, is there anything in the works for other institutions in the area?
Yes! On March 16, 2017, Rocket Express will be launched which will be a partnership between the University of Toledo and Owens. Other partners will be explored later.
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document Why are parking lots icy during the day?
Crews arrive on campus between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. to ensure the lots and sidewalks are clear before classes start. The crews will first plow and then salt. However, due to the shape of the lots, there are sometimes spots that will be missed. Facilities will correct the issues promptly if they are...
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document Why are there not utensils provided when the grill is closed?
Utensils in the grill are for patrons only and providing utensils is a cost to our food service provider, AVI. Often when commodities such as this are left out, they disappear in mass quantities which raises the cost to AVI.
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document When is the south pedestrian bridge going to re-open?
Unfortunately, the south pedestrian bridge will be removed during the spring 2017. The repairs to the bridge were prohibitive as an expense to the college. The College is exploring new options for pedestrians.
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document What are the Owens IT Help Desk's hours?
The IT Help Desk Hours for Spring 2017 are: Sun., Closed Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., Closed *Front counter opens at 8 a.m. on all days listed. Spring Break Hours March 6 - 10 Mon. - Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Help Desk is closed for College holidays. Please...
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document Are National Testing Network (NTN) exams proctored by Testing Services?
No, National Testing Network exams are not proctored by Testing Services. Please contact Owens Department of Workforce and Community Services at 567-661-7357 for more information regarding National Testing Network exams.
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document Are Pearson Vue exams proctored by Testing Services?
Yes, all certified Pearson Vue exams are proctored by Testing Services. These are done on both the Toledo and Findlay area campuses. All registration, scheduling, and payment information must be done through Pearson Vue via their website at https://home.pearsonvue.com/
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document What do I need to know about test day for the ACCUPLACER test?
You must bring a valid, government issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license, state identification card, or passport. It is also helpful to either know or have your OCID number if you have already completed an admission application. You may not bring a personal calculator. A calculator is...
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document Can I take the placement test again if I am unhappy with my results?
Students who wish to retest for placement must follow the retest procedure outlined below. Testing Services strongly encourages all students planning to retest any part of the placement to study. Students are permitted four placement test attempts within a 365 day time period. A $10 retest...
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document Can I use a calculator on the math portion of the ACCUPLACER test?
ACCUPLACER does NOT permit the use of personal calculators on the Math portion of placement test. ACCUPLACER expects students to be able to correctly answer certain questions without the assistance of a calculator. Therefore, they provide an onscreen calculator for students to use on some...
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document What if English is not my primary language?
Students for whom English is not their primary language may need to take the placement ESL test. If you are an international student, contact International Programs and Services for more information at (567) 661-2773 or visit online at www.owens.edu/international. If you are a citizen or permanent...
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document Should I study for the ACCUPLACER test and complete an online review?
Absolutely! You can prepare for ACCUPLACER by taking advantage of the study tools and resources offered on the ACCUPLACER website (links listed below). Use these tools to become familiar with the types and format of ACCUPLACER test questions. They can help you identify the academic areas where you...
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document What is the ACCUPLACER test?
ACCUPLACER is an untimed, computerized test that evaluates a student’s skills for appropriate course placement in math, reading, writing, and if necessary, English as a Second Language (ESL). Students will receive their results immediately upon test completion. The results will be used to place...
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document What are the deadlines for adding and/or dropping classes and obtaining a refund?
You can view deadlines for adding and/or dropping classes by visiting the Owens home page 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...
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