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Johanny Santana: Welcome, everyone, we’re gonna get started in a few minutes. We’re just waiting for everyone to come in and join us.
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Johanny Santana: Just going to give it a few more minutes for everyone to join us.
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Johanny Santana: Welcome, everyone. Welcome to transfer to UCF online the live information session. Thank you so much for being here today. We are excited to have you join us today to learn more about UCF online.
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Johanny Santana: Its benefits and how you can have a smooth transition into the university. So whether you are a direct connect student or transitioning from another college or university our success coaches are here to help guide you through it all.
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Shannon Harmon: So in today’s discussion will be sharing the following will provide a brief overview of UCF online and UCF.
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Shannon Harmon: Will provide a list of the bachelors programs that are available for the online. We’ll talk about the process of transitioning to UCF, including covering the admissions process.
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Shannon Harmon: Will also dive into online success coaching, who are they, what they can do for you, and what are the benefits and that the end will provide the opportunity for you to have your questions answered.
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Shannon Harmon: So first we’ll go ahead and get started with introductions. My name is Shannon Harmon, and I am a success coach in the UCF online connect center.
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Shannon Harmon: I’ve been with the UCF online connect center for almost three years now.
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Shannon Harmon: The real most, the most rewarding part of being a success coach for me is being able to witness the student at the start of their journey all the way to the end. I like to be able to champion them along the way and be that level of courage meant that they may need
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Johanny Santana: And my name is Johnny Santana, I am a student coach at the online connect Center. I have been a success coach now for nearly three years.
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Johanny Santana: And my favorite part about being a success coach is being able to be part of students academic journey. I love being able to guide students through challenging moments and
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Johanny Santana: Just watch them succeed. I am an alumni myself. I did the direct connect from Valencia and I can tell you that having a coach, it really does make a huge difference.
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Shannon Harmon: So what is a success coach. Exactly. So as I mentioned, Johnny and I are both Success Coaches at the UCF online connect center. But what does it mean
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Shannon Harmon: So SSL coaches, we’re specifically trained to be your motivational partner will be there with you along your academic journey from enrollment, all the way to graduation.
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Shannon Harmon: SSL coaches will collaborate with you to co develop strategies and skills that help you meet your academic career and personal goal now with this will accomplish it by frequent and practice engagement with each and every one of our students.
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Shannon Harmon: So now, Johnny will jump in and share a bit more about UCF history and UCF online.
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Johanny Santana: Thank you Shannon, the University of Central Florida was established in 1963 at that moment the enrollment was over 1900 students, but today we have over 68,000 students
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Johanny Santana: The cornea Foundation has classified UCF as one of the highest research activity and community engagement. We have been ranked as National University. And one of the most innovative by US News and World Report.
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Johanny Santana: UCF online is ranked among the top 20 online programs we have over 20 years of online degree experience and last year kiplinger’s and the prison Princeton Review ranked UCF as one of the nation’s best values for a college education.
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Johanny Santana: As they use the online students you have instant access to a success coach who will support you from inquiry to graduation.
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Shannon Harmon: So once again, UCF online is more than just a degree. Let’s pause for a moment to see if anyone in the audience has any questions for us.
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Joan Sather: We actually have gotten a question. Somebody asked, how will I know who my success coaches.
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Johanny Santana: During your initial phone appointment with the online connect center, you will be assigned a success coach who will be working with you.
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Johanny Santana: They’ll connect with you on a regular basis to guide you through admissions learn a little bit more about your goals.
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Johanny Santana: To see how that aligns with our programs and to ensure that you’re being successful all the way through graduation on so you will know who your success coach is on through that initial appointment and through building that relationship with them along the way.
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Joan Sather: And we do have another question. Somebody else asked, Is your success coach based off your major that you choose.
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Shannon Harmon: To take that one, Shannon. Yes. So that’s a great question. We all can support the students throughout the journey. However, your personal life. Success Coach will absolutely be the person who is the coach in the office for your major.
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Joan Sather: And looks like our final question for right now is how often will my success coach connect with me.
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Johanny Santana: On the Success Coach will be connecting with you as often as you feel comfortable right now. We do have various forms of communicating with students, which includes phone calls email even Skype.
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Johanny Santana: On they’ll be connecting with you at the beginning, early on to create a plan, how often do you feel comfortable connecting with a success coach, it might be weekly. It could be, you know, monthly or just whatever it is that you and your coach decide
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Johanny Santana: And that you feel comfortable with.
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Joan Sather: We do have some more questions. Some of them I think will be answered as you go through the session. So I’m going to keep an eye on them and then bring them up as we go to make sure everybody gets their questions answered.
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Johanny Santana: Sounds good. Thank you. Okay, thank you.
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Shannon Harmon: Alright, so here’s an overview of the 20 bachelor’s degrees that are offered through UCF all mine. Among them are some of our most widely recognized degrees, including hospitality, which is among the top five best colleges for Hospitality and Tourism according to the CEO World magazine.
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Shannon Harmon: Our nursing program is accredited by the Commission on collegiate nursing education or CC any students can complete their bachelor’s degree with UCF online and pursue graduate education and nursing with the UCF online connect center as well.
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Shannon Harmon: Or anthropology program has been ranked by Best Colleges calm as the number one anthropology program in the United State.
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Shannon Harmon: Our Psychology major which is also one of our more popular majors has its tracks for students to choose from. They include clinical psychology experimental psychology human factors psychology
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Shannon Harmon: Are the way you’ll be able to personalize your program to align with both your personal career interests and goals.
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Johanny Santana: As a UCF online student, you will have access to everything necessary to be successful all UCF students fully online and campus. These are taught by the same faculty
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Johanny Santana: Or online bachelor’s programs are flexible and affordable giving you access to innovative courses that help advance your career.
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Johanny Santana: We offer career exploration services to help you gain experience in your desired field through volunteering internships, as well as part time and full time job opportunity, aside from our 20 bachelor’s program. We also offer 35 minors fully online.
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Johanny Santana: We’ve created an easy pathway to help students transition to UCF online in order to complete a bachelor’s degree through the direct connect
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Johanny Santana: Direct Connect to UCF guarantees that your admissions to you with an associate’s degree from one of our partners colleges
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Johanny Santana: Benefits of transitioning from a partner college includes having faster admissions process with personalized advising having a shorter time to complete your bachelor’s degree.
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Johanny Santana: Saving time by completing your prerequisites at the partnered college
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Johanny Santana: You will be assigned a success coach that will work with you from enrollment to graduation and you will gain access to UCF transition services activities and events. And of course, you’ll be saving approximately 25% on your tuition costs.
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Shannon Harmon: So as your success coach. I’m here as an additional layer of support for you at the University
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Shannon Harmon: will partner with one another from inquiries through admissions through graduation, so we can work together to identify your strengths
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Shannon Harmon: Goals and interest identify any potential career options and related majors partner to navigate through the transfer process.
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Shannon Harmon: collaborate on any strategies to help you meet your academic goals and connect you to support resources here at the University
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Shannon Harmon: Some of the other areas that will also offer support include identifying and overcoming barriers to personal and academic success. Time management and goal setting.
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Johanny Santana: You see a fine line is dedicated to providing students with an innovative education. So we’re going to go ahead and pause right now for some question. Are there any new questions coming up, Tony.
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Joan Sather: There are lots of questions. I’m going to try and streamline the questions right now again for kind of what is
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Joan Sather: Relevant for what’s been covered already. And if you’ve asked a question that we haven’t answered quite yet. It means that we might be getting to that information. Soon, and some of them. I want to leave to the end.
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Joan Sather: So that people aren’t able to jump off when they’re done hearing the information that’s relevant for them. So one of the question is do we have success coaches that are specifically for veterans and in addition to that, do we have a coaches for disability assistance.
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Johanny Santana: It’s a great question. So we I’m in the office. We don’t have success coaches there’s specifically a
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Johanny Santana: Train to assist Veterans or those have disabilities, but we do have offices at the university that will definitely guide you and assist you. We have the veterans Academic Resource Center and the student accessibility services.
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Johanny Santana: So those are two great resources that we can partner you with to receive the additional support.
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Joan Sather: We do have some more questions around deadlines and
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Joan Sather: I think we’re going to be getting to that soon. So I’m going to let those ones go for just a minute, so we can include the that information all together for everyone. We’ve also had some questions around classes that are available miners that can be taken and offered for online.
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Joan Sather: And things like that. Do you want to answer that a little bit more broadly, so I could encompass I’ve gotten quite a few specific questions around
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Joan Sather: Miners availability of classes and where to find that information.
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Johanny Santana: So we do offer 20 bachelor’s programs 35 miners that are fully online, we can do is we can go ahead and join, if you don’t mind sharing the link to our
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Johanny Santana: online degrees. That way they can have a list of all the ones that are offered and they can click on it for more details. Um, I don’t know if there’s a way that you can go ahead and just pop it into the chat for everyone to see it.
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Joan Sather: I will see you can give me just a minute, I’ll do that in just a moment.
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Joan Sather: Thank you. Another question. Let me see, let me sort through these
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Shannon Harmon: While while you find another question. I did have something to add, as far as the miners in certificates.
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Shannon Harmon: Wonderful while our programs can be completed fully online.
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Shannon Harmon: Not all elective options are available. So if there is a particular minor that you had in mind, like maybe business or engineering
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Shannon Harmon: At this time, those miners, or maybe even certificates are not offered online if that’s something that you’re interested in. We can absolutely create a unique plan for you to be able to accomplish your goal.
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Joan Sather: And the links for UCF online it have been added to the chat box. There was also a question around the ability to double major for online degrees. It’s not a possibility.
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Shannon Harmon: Yes, it is absolutely a possibility. So when it comes to double majoring you’ll have to depending on what your major is you may have to work with two
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Shannon Harmon: Separate advisors to make sure that you meet all of the requirements for the major but then you’ll have your success coach like one of us there with you along the way. So double majoring is absolutely possible
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Joan Sather: Another question was do you recommend going to Valencia first than transferring to UCF.
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Johanny Santana: I would recommend it. I actually, that’s exactly what I did.
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Johanny Santana: I attended Valencia. My first two years and then I transferred over to use do
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Johanny Santana: It, it is better on the pocket of Valencia is a little bit cheaper and comparison. So you’re able to have them set you up for for meeting UCF minimum requirements. Another thing is that it does guarantee admissions. Once you obtain an associate’s degree with Valencia.
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Johanny Santana: I would recommend it. Yeah, but it’s really up to you what your goals are and we can talk a little bit more about that one on one, if you’d like. We can schedule an appointment and talk about what that might look like specifically for you.
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Joan Sather: There have been some questions. A couple of questions about transferring from other colleges that maybe aren’t listed as one of our partner colleges
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Joan Sather: What is it like to transfer from an out of state college or transferring from our private university or a community college that isn’t part of direct connect you want to speak to that a little more save that.
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Johanny Santana: I can speak a little bit as to transferring from another Florida institution that’s not within our partner colleges
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Johanny Santana: Florida institutions are typically designed for credits to be transferable within Florida institution. So within colleges and universities in Florida.
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Johanny Santana: So I don’t see students having a lot of problems transferring within Florida schools.
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Johanny Santana: Transferring from artists states might be a little bit differently. But we do have services that will allow you to provide us your unofficial transcripts to do a review of your courses before you even apply so we can give you an idea of what that looks like. Before you even
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Johanny Santana: Submit that application.
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Johanny Santana: Is there anything you wanted to add to that, Shannon.
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Shannon Harmon: I was going to absolutely mentioned the trip for preliminary transfer credit evaluation services offered is really a great resource for our students who are
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Shannon Harmon: You know, coming in from an institution that’s out of state who may not be aware, where they stand.
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Shannon Harmon: When it comes to pursuing their bachelor’s degree with UCF online or with UCF. In general, so that’s absolutely a great resource to take advantage and then it’ll really give you a good fitting on where you stand. And where you need to get to
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Joan Sather: There have been a couple of questions that have come in around internships. Do you want to answer those ones now or save them for later.
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Johanny Santana: Um, yeah, we can answer them now.
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Joan Sather: So the questions are revolving around are the internships only local to the Orlando area or do we have them out of state as well.
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Johanny Santana: And so you just have the opportunity to pursue internships within your area, but it does have to go through approval from our internships office. So that would be more of a questions to connect directly with our career exploration offices.
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Joan Sather: And adding to that there was questions around job placement and if that is offered
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Johanny Santana: Yes. So Career Services will work closely with you to
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Johanny Santana: provide the opportunity for you to seek employment, we do have a list of employers through a service called handshake.
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Johanny Santana: And so, assistant assist you with even before you graduate. If you’re seeking to get your foot in the door. They’ll help you find a part time job or volunteering opportunities which sometimes lead to full time employment.
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Joan Sather: Another question that we had is, can I start at UCF online now potentially move to Orlando and then continue my degree face to face.
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Shannon Harmon: Absolutely you can absolutely apply to UCF online. You’re not obligated to remain with UCF online. So, in the event that you know you needed to take a couple of
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Shannon Harmon: Online classes first via UCF online you can absolutely do. So we call that process opting out once you do decide to take campus based courses so that you’ll no longer be a UCF online student, but you’ll have the flexibility to take both campuses online.
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Shannon Harmon: Campus and online class.
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Joan Sather: There was some questions around the transcript review process when you had mentioned earlier that there could be a review done on transfer credits. Somebody asked how long that process takes
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Shannon Harmon: So it varies by the College. We are in the process of setting up contacts that we can partner with directly so that we can connect the student with
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Shannon Harmon: But essentially what will happen is that the student will send their unofficial transcript to an advisor within the College and then the advisor will review it for the general education.
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Shannon Harmon: Program Requirements, send it back to the student to let them know where they’re staying where they was being
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Joan Sather: Northern an expiration date for credits.
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Joan Sather: That are accepted.
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Johanny Santana: That’s, that’s a tricky one. Um, that would probably more something to connect with the college and academic advising
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Shannon Harmon: I will say, though, that in the event that you have some classes that are questionable. If you do apply and you are admitted what the
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Shannon Harmon: The Undergraduate Admissions Department will do is they’ll go through your transcripts and apply to what you receive credit for to what’s called a degree audit or my night audit.
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Shannon Harmon: If any of those courses to transfer and as nicely as you will have like them to. You can submit a petition to academic services to see if you can receive credit
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Joan Sather: Could you speak a little further to this question. Somebody asked if you want to enter a program in the fall. When should you start the transfer process between UCF, and their Florida college that they’re currently attending
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Shannon Harmon: That’s a great question. If you’re thinking about starting this fall. I would say immediately.
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Shannon Harmon: Especially since the application deadline for the fall 2020 term is July, the first. So we have about six weeks before that application deadline.
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Shannon Harmon: Within that you will will if you were to connect with a Success Coach will obviously, you know, hear more about your goals and interest and share some information with you about UCF online.
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Shannon Harmon: And then we’ll go over the application process with you, like, what does that entail how to request your transcripts. Make sure that your transcripts are received at the university and partner with you until you receive the admissions decision.
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Joan Sather: All right.
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Joan Sather: We have some questions around what you had mentioned earlier around taking classes.
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Joan Sather: Online, but that not all the elective classes might be available online. Somebody asked to have a little bit more clarification around that.
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Joan Sather: So if we have an online bachelor’s that’s able to be completed online. Can you clarify a little bit more. What happens if there are electives or pre rocks or something that needs to be taken that aren’t included online.
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Shannon Harmon: Absolutely. So when it comes in regards to like prerequisites general education program requirements are common program prerequisites.
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Shannon Harmon: Not all of those options are available online. A lot of the times, if a student is transparent to UCF, if they’re not like a direct connect students, depending on the number of credit hours that they have
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Shannon Harmon: We will likely recommend referred them to direct connect first because that will guarantee that they’ve at least met the requirements for the general education program requirements.
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Shannon Harmon: Now, when you get into specifics as far as like for program, like for example statistics in psychology
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Shannon Harmon: So statistics is hardly ever offered online is a common program prerequisite. So we can’t guarantee that it will be offered to be completed fully online.
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Shannon Harmon: Knowing that we recommend that students are the complete that before transferring to UCF or
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Shannon Harmon: Common with the understanding that they have to create a plan to get that course completed this it is a requirement so they can either complete it as a transients student or
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Shannon Harmon: As a transistor with for to shine or completed before attending yet so that they can have it off their list already
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Joan Sather: We have some more questions around tuition and funding that we, I think we can save for a little bit further.
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Joan Sather: Along, but one last question that I think we could answer now is, somebody asked if getting your degree 100% online.
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Joan Sather: Is faster than going on campus and someone else asked if we get to go at your own pace. If you go online.
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Shannon Harmon: So that’s a great question. The first question I believe I heard
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Shannon Harmon: Is that you can absolutely go at your own pace. However,
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Shannon Harmon: Pace can be different for every for different students so you can absolutely take like two to three classes per semester, based on what you’re most comfortable with.
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Shannon Harmon: You’ll just have to make sure that you’re adhering to the guidelines that are set forth by the instructor in the syllabus, as far as when assignments, maybe do quizzes exams, things like that.
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Shannon Harmon: Final papers and such. You’ll just have to make sure that you adhere to their deadlines fit in the syllabus and what was the second question Joanie
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Joan Sather: Um, it was around
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Joan Sather: It, but that was it was kind of an answered both of them at the same time. One is, is it faster to go online and the other was can you get your MPs. So you kind of answered both
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Joan Sather: I think that’s good for now with the questions I’m keeping an eye on them. So as we go through information. I know that’s relevant to the questions I can bring them up.
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Johanny Santana: So from application to graduation, you’ll have the support that you need coaches are here to guide you, from the very beginning. And we’re going to talk a little bit more about
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Johanny Santana: How that berries for your situation.
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Johanny Santana: So transfer admissions criteria varies based upon the number of transferable semester hours completed by the time you enroll at UCF.
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Johanny Santana: UCF online require students to have a minimum of 12 or more credit hours earned after high school
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Johanny Santana: If you have fewer than 30 transferable semester hours, you must meet the high school academic GPA meet the minimum essay T scores and being good academic standing at your previous institution.
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Johanny Santana: If you have 30 or more, but fewer than six be transferable semester hours, you will be required to have success successfully completed at least one English Composition course and one college level math course and these should be three credit hours each.
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Johanny Santana: You will also be required to demonstrate competency in world language all in addition to meeting the minimum GPA and having good academic standing at your previous institution.
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Johanny Santana: If you have 60 or more transferable semester hours, you will be required to have to college level English
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Johanny Santana: To college level math courses and be should both be earned. Have a great of fear better
00:28:14.340 –> 00:28:24.810
Johanny Santana: Demonstrate competency in world language meet our minimum GPA requirement of a 2.0 and being good academic standing at your previous institution.
00:28:25.980 –> 00:28:32.520
Johanny Santana: And this is where your success coaches able to walk you through your unique situation to determine how to proceed and each scenario.
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Johanny Santana: Some other documents that may be required for admissions include official transcripts from all previously attended institutions proof of your foreign language or American Sign Language equivalent
00:28:50.520 –> 00:28:56.670
Johanny Santana: Your high school transcript your essay P or a CT scores. If you’re applying with fewer than 60 hours.
00:28:58.380 –> 00:29:02.370
Johanny Santana: To English comps, and to my would fear butter.
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Johanny Santana: But please note that meeting the minimum requirements does not guaranteed admissions into UCF, unless of course you’re coming through a direct connect partner.
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Shannon Harmon: So now we’ll talk a bit about tuition and costs, but there are many benefits to being a UCF online student. One of the benefits is to receive
00:29:23.490 –> 00:29:30.570
Shannon Harmon: That are UCF online students receive fee waivers for some of the campus based feed of these fee waivers include the activity and service, the
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Shannon Harmon: Transportation and access the technology be healthy in the athletic fee. So the cost per credit hour for our UCF online students that are Florida resident is $179 and 19 cents per credit hour while our non resident pay $715 and 80 cents per credit hour
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Shannon Harmon: Financial aid is available to all use the online students that apply and qualify as it is the same for our campus. They students
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Shannon Harmon: The Office of Student Financial assistance is a great resource to us for assistance with completing your FAFSA identifying any internal or external scholarships or grant
00:30:08.820 –> 00:30:14.040
Shannon Harmon: And finding out different ways that you can go about to make sure that you’re on track with receiving financial aid.
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Shannon Harmon: So as you can see, these are our application deadlines, we follow the traditional academic years. Most colleges and universities.
00:30:29.790 –> 00:30:45.450
Shannon Harmon: The fall and spring semesters have 16 weeks semesters during the summer. We offer a bit more flexibility where there are six week eight week and 12 weeks session, but the application deadline remains the same. So as you can see, we still have time to apply for the fall 2020 semester.
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Shannon Harmon: So whenever you’re ready to speak with a Success Coach will be happy to assist you through your educational journey, you can do so by reaching out to the UCF online connect center at the number provided below.
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Joan Sather: We do have some more questions. If you guys are ready.
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Shannon Harmon: All right, let’s see.
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Joan Sather: Johnny. One question that just recently popped up based on the information you provided on the previous slide, is if you are using your GI bill or you charge of the resident rate.
00:31:26.160 –> 00:31:35.010
Johanny Santana: You will be charged a resident rate. If your DD 214 or your documents are indicating that Florida is your home a residence.
00:31:37.380 –> 00:31:40.590
Johanny Santana: Even if you’re stationed elsewhere. Those documents show Florida.
00:31:42.630 –> 00:31:49.020
Joan Sather: Is there a program entry fee or UCF application fee. Even if you currently received a federal grant
00:31:52.350 –> 00:31:53.850
Shannon Harmon: Can repeat that question, please Joanie
00:31:54.390 –> 00:32:01.710
Joan Sather: Is there a program entry fee or UCF application fee. Even if you currently receive a federal grant
00:32:05.460 –> 00:32:19.080
Johanny Santana: Yeah, you will still be charged the application fee if you are face facing financial hardship, you are able to apply for a waiver, but that is like that on a case by case where you’d have to demonstrate financial hardship.
00:32:22.740 –> 00:32:31.920
Joan Sather: And other financial question is to current Florida grants automatically transfer into UCF when you’re going through the transfer process.
00:32:35.160 –> 00:32:40.740
Johanny Santana: So through those. Is it, is this a facet related question like the grants that are offered to there.
00:32:44.760 –> 00:32:48.750
Joan Sather: I’m not sure I read what was read the question was,
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Johanny Santana: If its financial aid funding. It’s not something that will automatically transfer over to the new institution, you would have to make sure that you’re going through your fafsa.gov website and entering UCF school code.
00:33:04.890 –> 00:33:12.660
Johanny Santana: Once you enroll into classes that you see a financial aid will detect that because you’ve added the school code and they’ll transfer the funding that way.
00:33:14.280 –> 00:33:24.030
Shannon Harmon: So after you submit the faster to UCF, if you are admitted what they’ll do is they’ll send out an estimated award letter to let you know what you qualify for a web based scholarships, grants.
00:33:24.390 –> 00:33:29.520
Shannon Harmon: Or even federal loans and then you’ll have the ability to accept or decline to redo as you see fit.
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Joan Sather: Someone else just asked what is the deadline to complete your FAFSA for the false upcoming fall semester.
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Shannon Harmon: So the FAFSA application is still open for the 2020 2021 academic year, which will cover the fall 20 semesters. So you can complete it at any time.
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Shannon Harmon: The deadline to complete is actually next year is June the 30th 2021 so that’ll obviously be too late for the fall 2020 semester but you can absolutely get the fastest submitted right now.
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Joan Sather: Um, so a clarification on question that was just asked if you haven’t taken high school or college courses.
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Joan Sather: Actually hadn’t asked this question yet. I’m sorry.
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Joan Sather: If you haven’t taken high school or college courses in a foreign language. How is competency measured the student asking has over 60 credits.
00:34:35.490 –> 00:34:38.100
Johanny Santana: Is this credits from a different country.
00:34:40.530 –> 00:34:41.010
Johanny Santana: Or
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Johanny Santana: I’m a little confused by the question journey.
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Joan Sather: I think it’s the question is, is revolving around just a foreign language, not, not, they weren’t specifying that they’re from another country.
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Shannon Harmon: I see. So
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Shannon Harmon: During the admissions process for students who have not completed the foreign language that’s required for admission one or two things will happen.
00:35:07.530 –> 00:35:12.540
Shannon Harmon: They can either complete a foreign language at one of our partner institutions before applying to UCF.
00:35:13.020 –> 00:35:23.010
Shannon Harmon: Or if they are emitted to UCF, they’ll have to have been nice to know to understand is that they have to feel complete the foreign language requirement is always on a case by case basis with admissions.
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Shannon Harmon: If they don’t have a foreign language and they have a certain amount of credits completed already
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Johanny Santana: I would also say that. Another option is you can test out of a foreign language. If you feel persistent enough to just take the exam. That’s what I did. As a student, I took the club exam and it was able to transfer that for credit instead of going into I’m taking two courses.
00:35:52.140 –> 00:36:10.140
Joan Sather: For those who are asking questions about the application fees on there was a link posted in the chat. Just a couple a few minutes ago that shares the UCF online costs. So go ahead and look through the chat to see if there’s any links in there that help with your questions.
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Joan Sather: Some other questions that have come up, you find them for you. You have lots of questions is very good.
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Joan Sather: Um, there’s somebody asked if the Success Coach can help with finding scholarships
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Shannon Harmon: Yes, absolutely. So I’m the Office of Student Financial assistance. They also have a search engine that’s called access to opportunities.
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Shannon Harmon: In the past I’ve absolutely recommended that students go through there instead of a profile, essentially what the profile will ask them is obviously the first and last name.
00:36:48.570 –> 00:36:54.510
Shannon Harmon: What their major is their career interests and things like that. And it will pick out some scholarships that they feel are
00:36:54.840 –> 00:37:09.150
Shannon Harmon: Applied to their interest and then we’ll kind of discuss around whether this is good scholarships to apply for all scholarships or the to apply for but will absolutely talk about the application process what they’re looking for and help them gather the materials as needed.
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Joan Sather: Somebody did post your question that I went ahead and responded to in the chat asking is success coaches are available from the time you begin
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Joan Sather: If if six coaches are available before you’re admitted
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Joan Sather: And I answered that question that yes success coaches are available from the time that you begin just thinking about school. We encourage you to connect with a Success Coach as soon as possible to start
00:37:40.350 –> 00:37:47.340
Joan Sather: Sharing your, your background and your experience. So we can help get you started on the right path sooner rather than later.
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Johanny Santana: Thank you, Johnny Yeah.
00:37:51.540 –> 00:37:53.730
Joan Sather: You do have some more questions. You ready for more
00:37:53.940 –> 00:38:02.070
Joan Sather: Yes. Okay. Um, someone did also asked if they submit the fast stuff. Who do they need to speak to to figure out if they qualified
00:38:03.570 –> 00:38:09.780
Shannon Harmon: So, um, what you’ll do is you’ll absolutely continue to monitor the status on the fastest website.
00:38:10.020 –> 00:38:19.440
Shannon Harmon: But the way that it works at UCF, is that UCF will not provide like what’s called an estimated award letter tell you about what you’re eligible for unless you’ve been admitted to the institution.
00:38:19.890 –> 00:38:27.360
Shannon Harmon: So that’s absolutely something to keep in mind that unless like you have an application on file with UCF, and you’ve accepted admissions.
00:38:28.170 –> 00:38:36.150
Shannon Harmon: The financial aid department won’t be able to give you any information as far as what you qualify for unless they see that you’ve been granted emissions into the university.
00:38:41.610 –> 00:38:49.800
Joan Sather: We did have a really good question from someone who asked if graduation from VCs online would be virtual or if there is a graduation ceremony.
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Shannon Harmon: Well, that’s a great question so well right now with the with everything that’s happening with the pandemic, um,
00:38:58.920 –> 00:39:07.110
Shannon Harmon: You know, everything is thrown off in a tizzy but for our UCF online students in a in a normal semester. They are absolutely welcome to come and attend the live
00:39:07.920 –> 00:39:16.500
Shannon Harmon: Ceremonies that are held on the UCF main campus. There isn’t in the past, there hasn’t been like a virtual session for graduation. Aside from this past
00:39:17.040 –> 00:39:29.070
Shannon Harmon: Spring with everything that was happening for dependent with the pandemic, but our UCF all my students. They are absolutely welcome to come and attend the live graduation ceremonies that are held in the fall, spring, and summer session.
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Joan Sather: I think it’s important to clarify for everybody that you see us online students are UCF students
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Joan Sather: So you’re if you choose to take be part of UCF online and
00:39:44.010 –> 00:40:01.260
Joan Sather: commit to taking your classes completely online and and therefore receive the reduction in some of the campus based fees, you’re still a UCF student and you still you still you still get to participate in commencement and things that all UCF students get to participate in
00:40:01.680 –> 00:40:04.290
Shannon Harmon: Right. The only difference is the modality, you’re just
00:40:04.530 –> 00:40:11.520
Shannon Harmon: A fully online student, but you can absolutely still take part in anything that’s necessary for you to be successful as a student. Yeah.
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Johanny Santana: That’s a good point. I would I like to tell students is that your degree will not indicate that it was earned online your degree will
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Johanny Santana: See the same exact thing as anyone all steps in the major that’s on campus. So if you’re a psychology major it will say bachelor science and psychology, it will not say bachelor science. This ecology online the online will be
00:40:31.440 –> 00:40:38.580
Johanny Santana: omitted from that. So it’s my going to separate you you’re receiving the same quality of education with the same faculty members.
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Johanny Santana: You’re still able to visit campus if you wanted to come to campus and utilize all of our library services. The Student Academic Resource Center. Writing Center. All of these things are offered online for your convenience, but you don’t have to remain online to utilize the services.
00:40:59.160 –> 00:41:09.600
Joan Sather: Somebody just asked if the online faculty are easily accessible. Can you talk about that a little bit more and how the success coaches are there to help with connecting
00:41:11.340 –> 00:41:16.290
Johanny Santana: Definitely. So the instructors. They do have their open office hours. A lot of them provide
00:41:16.830 –> 00:41:27.360
Johanny Santana: Specific times when you can connect with them over the phone, you’re able to reach them via email, you’re able to connect with them through the messaging system on web courses.
00:41:27.870 –> 00:41:38.850
Johanny Santana: But if for any reason on there’s something that you need assistance with guidance with success coaches are here to assist you. We actually become your main point of contact for any questions that you may have.
00:41:39.390 –> 00:41:47.790
Johanny Santana: Any concerns. If you need to work around any specific barriers. We’re happy to walk you through that to set up a plan for your success.
00:41:48.420 –> 00:41:56.520
Johanny Santana: So your instructors are there for you. Definitely they’re accessible but remember that we’re here to where we’re here as a main point of contact for your convenience.
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Joan Sather: And again, just to reiterate, someone did ask about campus to visit is required.
00:42:08.010 –> 00:42:22.170
Joan Sather: Ever during the application enrollment process and it is not required as an online student, everything is is it be able to be accomplished without you having to come to campus. We did have another question around being in
00:42:23.190 –> 00:42:26.130
Joan Sather: In UCF online. Somebody asked if they start
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Joan Sather: Their Bachelor of Science or their degree in general as a Florida resident in UCF, but in the middle of the program they decide to move out of state. For example, if they move to Chicago.
00:42:37.590 –> 00:42:45.060
Joan Sather: Do they have to do a new application as a non Florida resident or does do they just continue on with their online program.
00:42:46.140 –> 00:42:47.100
Joan Sather: The way that it’s going
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Joan Sather: I sort of changed the wording on that tiny bit but
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Joan Sather: I think that was the gist of it.
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Johanny Santana: I would just say, and I don’t know. We’re really a lot to say this, but we won’t know that you moved unless you let us know and but I would say let us know before we mail out your diploma.
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Shannon Harmon: Well, I was going to say that. No, you don’t have to submit another application if you’re planning on moving out of this date.
00:43:13.500 –> 00:43:22.260
Shannon Harmon: It will just be helpful for you to let like your success coach know in the event that we have to connect and it’s like a different time zone or something so that we’re not calling you too early, but know
00:43:22.920 –> 00:43:30.210
Shannon Harmon: Once you have started with your program with UCF online if you do decide to move out of, out of the state. You don’t have to submit another application.
00:43:32.190 –> 00:43:41.640
Joan Sather: How, what determines Florida residency. There was a student who asked if they have been a Florida resident for over a year, but they don’t have the Florida driver’s license.
00:43:42.660 –> 00:43:45.120
Joan Sather: Will that affect their admission as a Florida resident
00:43:46.800 –> 00:43:57.210
Johanny Santana: It depends on the age. If you are 24 and under, you would be classified as a dependent, you can utilize your parents information to classify you as a Florida resident
00:43:57.900 –> 00:44:09.780
Johanny Santana: If you’re above that age, then we do need at least one document from what we call Tier one which will include a driver’s license vehicle registration voters registration, maybe a lease agreement.
00:44:10.230 –> 00:44:12.240
Johanny Santana: Official and if you like to do
00:44:13.710 –> 00:44:20.550
Johanny Santana: Any of those things, but it does need to show that it has been active for 12 consecutive months prior to the start of classes.
00:44:24.570 –> 00:44:34.320
Joan Sather: What about clap scores will they follow me. I passed the exam at Miami Dade College for Spanish is another question.
00:44:34.740 –> 00:44:40.230
Johanny Santana: So we do accept the club scores and it’s not something that will follow you. It is something that you need to request.
00:44:41.370 –> 00:44:47.940
Johanny Santana: So that we can receive those scores and give you credit for it if you want credit for definitely order those transcripts.
00:44:49.140 –> 00:45:00.090
Shannon Harmon: You can do that during the admissions process, they’ll ask you for transcripts for every institution that you’ve ever attended in any other scores that you want to include like the cliff examination or flex examination.
00:45:03.000 –> 00:45:12.270
Joan Sather: Someone asked about test exams being proctored are they are test exams proctored or if they’re just an online UCF site to do assignments and exams equally.
00:45:13.170 –> 00:45:22.170
Johanny Santana: They’re not proctored. Um, it does depend on the instructor. I’ve had instructors in the past where they’ve had me download a a locked on
00:45:22.710 –> 00:45:31.170
Johanny Santana: Web browser where I was only able to take the exam through that web browser and if for any reason that web browser minimized or was moved
00:45:32.070 –> 00:45:43.290
Johanny Santana: It would automatically just take me out of the exam. So that’s the only thing that I can think of. But you won’t ever have to come to campus to take any exams or anything like that. It’s everything is done.
00:45:44.010 –> 00:45:48.300
Johanny Santana: The convenience of your home. As long as you have computer Internet access you’re set to go.
00:45:51.780 –> 00:45:56.040
Joan Sather: How soon after someone applies, can they expect an admission decision.
00:45:58.320 –> 00:46:10.530
Shannon Harmon: So I would say admissions decisions take six to eight weeks. It definitely depends on when you get your last document submitted. So when you start the application process. It’s important to go ahead and get those transcript.
00:46:11.550 –> 00:46:17.280
Shannon Harmon: Request the transcripts to be sent as well for previous experience. We know that usually takes a little bit of time for
00:46:17.760 –> 00:46:21.030
Shannon Harmon: admissions to receive the documents, especially if they’re sent by mail.
00:46:21.390 –> 00:46:31.590
Shannon Harmon: So the sooner that you can get those documents submitted the better, but the another good part about it is that whenever you start the application, you’ll be able to log into what’s called your my user portal.
00:46:32.370 –> 00:46:35.520
Shannon Harmon: And then that you can track your application documents that you’re emissions that it
00:46:36.930 –> 00:46:44.910
Johanny Santana: Just want to highlight what you said, Shannon. It’s not from the moment that you apply how long it takes us from the moment that we receive that last require document from you.
00:46:50.310 –> 00:46:55.800
Joan Sather: Somebody else asked if they should submit their FAFSA before they do their UCF application.
00:46:56.850 –> 00:47:04.980
Johanny Santana: That’s a good question. And it’s actually a very common question. You don’t have to do it in a specific order. You can do them at the same time, you can do it before and after.
00:47:05.370 –> 00:47:14.340
Johanny Santana: I would just say that with financial aid, the sooner you get that application in the better. And you can do that, even before you apply to us. Yeah, we’re around the same time.
00:47:14.850 –> 00:47:20.340
Shannon Harmon: Mm hmm. If you have a fast one on file already. All you have to do is just go back and add UCF school. Cool.
00:47:26.580 –> 00:47:40.200
Joan Sather: I’m somebody else asked her asked if you haven’t been enrolled in your previous Florida University in more than a year are the transcripts still able to be used as an incoming transfer student yet.
00:47:42.450 –> 00:47:52.350
Joan Sather: Another question around transcripts. I completed my associates out in Nevada Community College. Will I be able to transfer those credits to you a UCF for a be a major
00:47:54.150 –> 00:48:02.850
Shannon Harmon: So that’s where that preliminary credit evaluation comes into play from the colleges and what they’ll do is they’ll evaluate for the general education program requirements.
00:48:03.240 –> 00:48:08.040
Shannon Harmon: Now once you get into specifics like a specific for me. Let’s say the psychology major
00:48:08.910 –> 00:48:18.840
Shannon Harmon: Like maybe statistical methods in psychology those courses may or may not transfer. But essentially, the preliminary evaluation that will take place. First we’ll go over
00:48:19.620 –> 00:48:30.750
Shannon Harmon: The associate’s degree requirements which are usually the general education program requirements. So like your English composition courses American history courses a humanities courses, things like that.
00:48:33.690 –> 00:48:40.980
Joan Sather: Someone else asked once they started the UCF transfer process does the Success Coach requests the transcripts.
00:48:42.840 –> 00:48:52.890
Shannon Harmon: Know, so the transcripts has to be requested on behalf of the student. So as a student, you have to connect with your institution to request that your transcripts be sent to us. Yeah.
00:48:56.730 –> 00:48:57.180
Joan Sather: Another
00:48:59.190 –> 00:49:06.450
Joan Sather: attendee asked, they’re taking three classes right now for the summer at another college, can they register for the fall
00:49:07.980 –> 00:49:08.880
00:49:10.680 –> 00:49:18.060
Joan Sather: And someone else asked. This is actually a good question for everyone to know. They asked about student IDs for online students
00:49:19.440 –> 00:49:23.940
Shannon Harmon: Yes. So our UCF online students, they can absolutely request the UCF ID card.
00:49:24.360 –> 00:49:33.690
Shannon Harmon: If they’re not able to make it to the main campus. We do have regional campuses throughout Central Florida where they can request one of their UCF ID or where they can request or UCF ID card.
00:49:34.140 –> 00:49:41.670
Shannon Harmon: If they’re really at a distance, like maybe out of state UCF ID card services can work with them as well where they can request a UCF ID card by mail.
00:49:48.270 –> 00:50:03.270
Joan Sather: I think I’ve captured all of the questions that are in so far. If I have not gotten you’ve asked a question, and I haven’t gotten it out. Oh. Someone else asked, will they be able to attend sporting events on campus.
00:50:04.410 –> 00:50:14.670
Shannon Harmon: Folks, that’s a great question. And it’s really a common question. So for our UCF online students, one of the fee waivers that they receive is the activity and service fee and the athletic fee.
00:50:15.120 –> 00:50:28.350
Shannon Harmon: Since they receive those fee waivers. They cannot attend any of the events and receive a student discount. You can absolutely attend the event, but you won’t be able to receive a student discount for the event that you’re not paying the campus BC.
00:50:33.090 –> 00:50:42.510
Joan Sather: If, if, if someone transfers from a Florida college. Is that enough information for transcripts, or do they also need to have a high school transcript.
00:50:42.780 –> 00:50:54.660
Johanny Santana: We will require high school transcripts. As you completed your foreign language requirement in high school. We would love to give you credit for that. So please submit those high school transcript. If you completed your first language at
00:50:55.830 –> 00:51:06.210
Johanny Santana: A college or university or another institution, then we don’t need your high school one. So if you’re coming up with an eighth degree and that for language was satisfied within that a at that institution that’s all we need.
00:51:09.510 –> 00:51:16.050
Joan Sather: Will the amount of students who are applying in a given semester effect if I get into UCF.
00:51:20.670 –> 00:51:22.110
Johanny Santana: Can, can you repeat that. I’m sorry.
00:51:22.740 –> 00:51:29.310
Joan Sather: They’re wondering if the amount of people who are applying effects if they get into UCF, if they’re accepted.
00:51:30.120 –> 00:51:33.840
Shannon Harmon: Okay so admissions is always based on the strength of the applicant pool.
00:51:35.370 –> 00:51:42.900
Shannon Harmon: And so we can’t guarantee that dependent on the number of students that apply like you’ll be admitted. It’s always based on the strength of the applicant pool.
00:51:46.290 –> 00:51:51.690
Joan Sather: Does UCF online do the UCF online programs offer tutoring.
00:51:53.040 –> 00:52:05.640
Johanny Santana: Through the Student Academic Resource Center. There’s definitely tutoring, that is offered you can benefit from that online, or if you wanted to come to campus on it once our campuses open back up. You can you can do that as well.
00:52:07.140 –> 00:52:14.250
Johanny Santana: And then the same thing with our regional campuses, you’re able to receive tutoring through those campuses as well.
00:52:15.150 –> 00:52:24.510
Shannon Harmon: And I also want to point out that for some instructors. They have th or teachers assistance that are embedded in their courses, some do offering tutoring there as well.
00:52:28.260 –> 00:52:35.370
Joan Sather: The last question. I’m showing right now. Somebody is asking if they’re able to pledge a group Greek sorority or fraternity.
00:52:37.470 –> 00:52:38.430
Joan Sather: And you see online.
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Shannon Harmon: So, due to the fee waivers that are UCF online students receive, they’re not able to push for any sororities or three
00:52:50.040 –> 00:52:50.490
Shannon Harmon: Eternity.
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Joan Sather: I’m not showing any more questions at the moment, if I, if you are still on and you have a question. Okay. Every time we see that another one.
00:53:06.720 –> 00:53:11.670
Joan Sather: Um, somebody asked again about the internships are they done statewide locally or online.
00:53:14.850 –> 00:53:18.930
Johanny Santana: I haven’t seen any online internships, that’s, that’s interesting. Um,
00:53:20.070 –> 00:53:37.740
Johanny Santana: You can do them locally wherever you’re located at it just needs to go through approval through the internship office, but that that is an option, you would connect with someone they’re on the go ahead and set you up and let you know if that’s something that will
00:53:39.270 –> 00:53:41.400
Johanny Santana: Qualify for you. So does the patent.
00:53:41.820 –> 00:53:47.760
Joan Sather: Not depend on the program as well. And what they decide is appropriate. As far as internships and they
00:53:48.120 –> 00:53:58.530
Joan Sather: They work with our online students individually to determine, based on that program requirements and needs. What, what will work.
00:53:59.370 –> 00:54:06.330
Johanny Santana: I will say that if you’re local, we do have partnerships with different companies that are looking for interns.
00:54:07.110 –> 00:54:15.090
Johanny Santana: So that, that’s why that office is a great resource, because that would minimize you having to go out there and speak the internship, they already have a list of
00:54:15.900 –> 00:54:27.510
Johanny Santana: Those employers that are looking for interns, where you just go you interview if they like you. You’re all set some internships may be paid on it varies. It really depends.
00:54:32.760 –> 00:54:43.320
Joan Sather: Somebody did just ask, and I answered directly in the chat. But they asked if there are into internships required for some programs and I said that, yes, their
00:54:43.680 –> 00:54:51.990
Joan Sather: internships are required for some programs. And again, you can find the requirements for their program you’re interested in in the in the program catalog.
00:54:53.670 –> 00:54:56.340
Joan Sather: And someone else’s asked if internships are paid
00:54:57.270 –> 00:55:05.730
Johanny Santana: I’ve seen paid internships. Before I didn’t have that look when I was an intern, but I think target has paid interns.
00:55:06.690 –> 00:55:08.430
Joan Sather: Again, it depends on the program.
00:55:09.690 –> 00:55:15.270
Joan Sather: It’s based on the program and what their requirements are and how that program works.
00:55:22.440 –> 00:55:29.460
Joan Sather: There any other questions that I have missed. And I know over this, there has been so much participation. It’s been so nice.
00:55:30.150 –> 00:55:42.990
Joan Sather: But I’m afraid that they might have missed anything that somebody posted earlier if there’s any thing that I still lingering that you want to know. Please, take, take the opportunity to pop it in the chat box again for us.
00:55:48.720 –> 00:55:57.120
Joan Sather: Okay, there is another question, does the Success Coach let you know if previous classes taken or equivalent to what UCF looks for
00:55:59.850 –> 00:56:04.200
Shannon Harmon: So that’s a great question that will actually take place during the admissions process.
00:56:04.590 –> 00:56:12.990
Shannon Harmon: So if you are admitted. What we can do a Success Coaches while we don’t take the place of academic advisors, is we can review your degree audit or my audit with you.
00:56:13.320 –> 00:56:21.720
Shannon Harmon: And let you know like, yes, this course is transparent satisfy this requirement or again if there are some courses that may have been taken out of state or
00:56:22.200 –> 00:56:34.920
Shannon Harmon: That may have not been like completed with like a red regionally accredited institution that you have concerned about. We can talk to you about the process that you’ll have to go through for to petition to have to receive credit for that course with academic services.
00:56:38.340 –> 00:56:44.340
Joan Sather: I’m somebody would like to know if the fee waivers for UCF online or automatically applied.
00:56:45.810 –> 00:56:52.350
Shannon Harmon: Yes. So when you apply to UCF. If you select the online option as the campus.
00:56:52.980 –> 00:57:03.840
Shannon Harmon: If you are admitted the fee waivers are automatic so you should never come to a point where you see any campus bases. But if you do, that’s where you can connect with the Success Coach and we can impact the data burger for you.
00:57:05.220 –> 00:57:18.990
Joan Sather: Can you clarify the difference between the Success Coach and advisor there. There was a couple of questions around if it’s asking if that’s the same as an advisor and since it’s different. Can you clarify for everyone, how they’re different.
00:57:20.130 –> 00:57:28.890
Shannon Harmon: Sure. So as a success coach I’m there from the beginning, all the way to the end. So will absolutely talk about like what your goals and interests are.
00:57:29.400 –> 00:57:35.160
Shannon Harmon: The application process. If you’re admitted the steps that you’ll need to take in the beginning, through like orientation.
00:57:35.460 –> 00:57:46.920
Shannon Harmon: Getting prepared for classes now where your academic advisor comes into play, is that they are the experts in your major. So they’ll be able to tell you what the remaining requirements are. What other
00:57:47.370 –> 00:57:57.690
Shannon Harmon: Courses that you will have to satisfy, things like that. Anything that’s academic related like questions about academic probation or course substitutions you’ll absolutely go to your academic advisor.
00:57:58.050 –> 00:58:07.320
Shannon Harmon: But if it’s something that’s outside of academics that you’re not sure quite sure where to turn to like maybe questions about financial aid, what resources are here at the University
00:58:07.890 –> 00:58:13.500
Shannon Harmon: Questions about like, time management, you can connect with us. I suspect coaches and will partner with you to that.
00:58:19.500 –> 00:58:26.130
Joan Sather: When enrolling at UCF, apart from sending in requesting transcripts. Is it better to enroll in person to start online.
00:58:30.030 –> 00:58:37.770
Johanny Santana: No, I wouldn’t say it’s better. You can do everything online. It’s the same process, you’ll avoid having to stand in a long line.
00:58:38.130 –> 00:58:54.270
Johanny Santana: We’re always answering your phones if you set up an appointment, you know exactly when you’ll be connecting with us. Um, I actually think it’s better to do everything online. It’s not necessary to go on campus, unless you want to see our beautiful campus. That’s fine.
00:58:54.300 –> 00:58:59.670
Joan Sather: Completely up to you. But we are here to assist you with everything and will guide you step.
00:58:59.670 –> 00:59:03.510
Johanny Santana: By step along the way. If you have any questions, if you need to set an appointment.
00:59:05.310 –> 00:59:07.650
Johanny Santana: If you’re hesitant or nervous about anything.
00:59:09.030 –> 00:59:10.230
Johanny Santana: But that’s why we’re here.
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Shannon Harmon: And I think it’s important to note that if you do have questions about the application process will absolutely get into that in the first call
00:59:17.940 –> 00:59:25.020
Shannon Harmon: And then we’ll schedule follow up calls throughout throughout the time of the application process so that we can be there to answer any questions that may come up
00:59:33.180 –> 00:59:35.850
Joan Sather: I don’t see any other questions yet.
00:59:37.980 –> 00:59:49.440
Joan Sather: But I’ve reached the end of what has been posted it looks like there might be another one. Okay, um, they somebody asked about the student IDs. Again, Shannon. Would you mind just really quick.
00:59:51.870 –> 00:59:57.960
Joan Sather: Sharing what you shared earlier about UCF online students and their ability to get a student ID yet.
00:59:58.350 –> 01:00:07.020
Shannon Harmon: So you see, if all my students, they can absolutely receive a UCF ID card. They can either request them at the main campus or one of our regional campuses.
01:00:07.500 –> 01:00:12.150
Shannon Harmon: If they’re not local to the main campus of one of our regional campuses. They can request them by mail.
01:00:12.720 –> 01:00:24.810
Shannon Harmon: UCF ID card services, they’re requesting that they have been like a passport photograph and they’ll have to sign off on a document and then send it by mail and then UCF ID card services will send it back to them.
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Shannon Harmon: Any other questions.
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Joan Sather: That is all the questions that we have. Oh. Oh, there’s more.
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Joan Sather: If we if we happen to be on campus. Can we eat on campus from any of the places there.
01:00:47.220 –> 01:00:55.320
Shannon Harmon: Yeah, absolutely. If you’re on campus and you want to stop at one of the eatery places you can absolutely you don’t camp. It was just have to make sure that you
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Shannon Harmon: Pay for the parking because you didn’t online students. They don’t have to pay for like parking passes, but there are like little meter. Do you have to either do the meter park in our parking. One of the parking garages.
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Johanny Santana: But it’s $5 a day, I believe, to park in the garage.
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Johanny Santana: You can also go to the bookstore, get a souvenir.
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Joan Sather: We have to pay for parking when we are on campus as well, just so you know.
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Joan Sather: Just like the students. Somebody else asked about eligibility to get Park discounts like Disney and such as a UCF online students. Yeah.
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Johanny Santana: So with your UCF ID and your active standing as a student, you can visit the campus. They have a board of different discounts that are available.
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Joan Sather: To you see any other questions at the moment.
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Joan Sather: I’m guessing at this point if there’s any questions left. This is a great time to check out the number that was posted on the previous slide with our could connect to her contact information so you can schedule time to speak with a success coach.
01:02:12.660 –> 01:02:23.640
Shannon Harmon: All right, well thank you so much for joining us today. We hope you gained some valuable information about UCF online and our transfer process. We look forward to hear from you soon. Take care.
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