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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 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 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.
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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 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 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 www.fafsa.gov to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). To apply for financial aid for Summer 2016, Fall 2016 and...
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document What are the deferred payment plan due dates?
Deferred Payment Plan Due Dates Fall 2016 August 15 September 15 October 15 November 15 Spring 2017 January 3 February 3 March 3 April 3
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document How do I add money to my Express Card or view the balance?
You can put money on your Express Card on the web by logging in to Ozone, visiting any of the Value Transfer Stations on campus, or you can drop a check into the secure payment drop box located outside Oserve on the Toledo campus. You can also mail in a check (please include your OCID number) to...
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document What is the Owens Tuition Guarantee?
At Owens Community College, your success is our mission. Whether you are working on your degree to get a new job, to get a better job or to transfer to a four-year college or university, we want to help you succeed. To help you reduce the time and cost of achieving an associate degree, we've...
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document What are the Owens IT Help Desk's hours?
The IT Help Desk Hours for Fall 2016 are: Sun., Closed Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., Closed *Front counter opens at 8 a.m. on all days listed. The Help Desk is closed for College holidays. Please see the academic calendar for dates that the College will be...
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document How do I remove software from my computer using the Software Center
1. Click on the Start button and then on All Programs. 2. Click on the Microsoft System Center folder, then on Configuration Manager and finally click on Software Center. 3. A new window will open with a list of currently available software for you to choose from. Check the box(es) to the...
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document What if I have not earned my high school diploma or GED?
If you have not earned a high school diploma or GED you are still able to take the placement test, but you must be aware of how this impacts financial aid eligibility. Effective July 1, 2012, all students must have earned their high school diploma or GED in order to qualify for federal financial...
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document What is DreamSpark and am I eligible to use it?
Please Note: To adhere to Microsoft DreamSpark licensing, changes concerning the DreamSpark accounts have occurred. Microsoft DreamSpark is a perk that is available to current employees and students each semester who are enrolled in qualifying programs. Effective September 7, 2016, the...
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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 retesting 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 Where do I take the proficiency exam?
Proficiency exams are administered at the Toledo or Findlay Testing Centers. Please call Testing Services at (567) 661-7378 to schedule your proficiency exam and location. Toledo Testing Services College Hall, Room 128B 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg, OH, 43551 Findlay Campus Education...
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document When can I take the proficiency exam?
Students can call Testing Services at (567) 661-8378 or stop by the Toledo or Findlay Testing Centers to schedule an appointment for their proficiency exam. Proficiency exams can be administered at the Toledo and Findlay Testing Centers during business hours.
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document How do I apply and pay for a proficiency exam?
To apply for a proficiency examination please contact Testing Services by calling (567) 661-8378 or by stopping into one of the Testing Centers on the Findlay and Toledo campuses. A Testing Specialist will determine a student's eligibility for a proficiency exam. After the test has been completed,...
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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 Is it possible to receive accommodations on the placement test if I have a diagnosed disability?
Students with documented disabilities who need test accommodations (sign language interpreters, tests in auditory format, or large print) should contact the Office of Disability Services before arranging to take the placement test. Contact Disability Services at (567) 661-7007 or visit online at...
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document Switchboard Hours
Fall Semester Extended Hours Thru Aug 26th Monday thru Thursday 7:30am - 7:30pm Friday 7:30am - 5pm Saturday 8:45am - 12:45pm Regular hours for the rest of the semester Monday thru Thursday 7:30am - 6:30pm Friday 7:30am - 5pm Open the following Saturdays: Aug 27th, Nov 19th, Dec 3rd...
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document If I request an advising intervention via early alert, how does advising handle that?
Early alerts for students are sent via email to each student’s primary advisor on a daily basis whenever an alert is submitted. Please note that the student’s primary advisor is in most cases based on the student’s major. The early alert is not sent to the advisor in the department in which...
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document Can an early alert be submitted only if a student is doing poorly or struggling in a class?
No. An early alert can be used to provide any type of feedback to a student on his/her performance in a class. Early alert now includes a kudos function to support positive feedback for our students who are doing well in a course rather than just feedback to those students who are struggling. ...
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document What is Onet?
Onet was the old system that Owens used to provide users with access to on campus network storage through. Due to the vendor no longer supporting it the product it has been decommissioned. For employees, if you utilize an Owens' issued laptop you may request VPN access for off campus access...
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document Does Owens provide network storage options?
Employees Employees have access to multiple network storage options. For a complete list, including recommended guidelines and best practices please see: https://intranet.owens.edu/its/network-storage-guidelines.html Students Yes, as part of the offering from our Microsoft Office 365...
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document What is Microsoft OneDrive?
OneDrive is a cloud storage product offered by Microsoft. Some benefits include: Larger storage capacity (1 TB). Increased stability. Higher speed. More customization and editing options. Here is a little information from Microsoft’s OneDrive Support page: OneDrive...
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document Where are my Shared Folders/Network Drives located on my new Active Directory System?
Accessing your Network Drives: 1. Open Windows Explorer. Right-click on the Start button and then left-click on Open Windows Explorer. Or Click on the manila folder icon in your task bar. 2. Click on Computer. 3. To access your shared network folders, click on Network(O): and...
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