12 Frederick Community College • Fall 2022 Credit Schedule • frederick edu • 301 846 2400 Maryland State Scholarships Information about the application process and important deadline dates for MD State Scholarships please check: wwwmhec state md us It is important that each student create a MDCAPS account on the portal to receive information about Maryland State scholarships and to view requested documents Pending Financial Aid Payment Plan This is an option for you if: • FCC has received your 2022-2023 FAFSA and you have a valid EFC (Expected Family Contribution) • You have submitted all required items on your “to do” list in Peoplesoft • You are not suspended from financial aid; and • You are not in default on a prior student loan Note: Please allow 48-72 hours for FCC to receive your FAFSA after you complete at fafsa gov Fall 2022 Pending Financial Aid Payment Plan Last day to enroll online Required down payment Number of payments Months of payments September 15 None 3 Oct 1 - Dec 1 If award showing in PeopleSoft is greater than your tuition balance, no further action is needed If less, you must pay the difference in full or sign up for the pending financial aid payment plan by the due date to avoid the Drop Zone Dates are on page 2 If you have an incomplete file, you must sign up for the regular payment plan by the due date to avoid the Drop Zone or pay in full If you have a completed file but are waiting for the award, you must sign up for the pending financial aid payment plan by the due date or pay in full to avoid the Drop Zone Log into PeopleSoft as you may qualify for the deferred pending aid payment plan If you sign up for the pending financial aid payment plan, you are responsible for charges not covered by financial aid Scholarships FCC offers institutional scholarships Students can apply using the online system which is located on the financial aid page at frederick edu The Academic Works system is open for applications: • April 1 - June 30, 2022 for Fall 2022 semester Contact Michael Thornton, Scholarship Program Manager in the FCC Foundation Office, 301 846 2438 to explore your options Disability Access Services (DAS) The College provides support services to students with disabilities The specific needs of each student are considered on an individual basis Students with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Disability Access Services (DAS) Office as early as possible after applying for admission Reasonable accommodations, based on student request and disability documentation submitted, may be approved for classes and placement testing, if applicable Students in need of sign language interpreting services should contact the Coordinator for Interpreting Services a minimum of two weeks prior to the beginning of classes to ensure services are in place Contact Information: Disability Access Services (DAS) 301 846 2408; [email protected] edu Coordinator for Interpreting Services: 301 846 2476 (Voice), 240 578 0844 (Text) or via email at [email protected] edu Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) FERPA, commonly known as the Buckley Amendment, was issued by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in the 1976 Federal Register The regulations were transferred to the Department of Education when it was established and codified in Part 99 of Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations The purpose of FERPA is to afford certain rights to students concerning their educational records FERPA applies to all schools that receive funding under most programs administered by the Secretary of Education Most postsecondary institutions, both public and private, generally receive such funding and must, therefore, comply with FERPA FERPA applies to all education records maintained by a postsecondary institution, or by any party acting for the institution, which are directly related to the student These include, but are not limited to, assessment test scores, academic standing, rosters, class schedule, or any information that would make the student’s identification easily traceable FCC may release directory information, which includes student’s name, dates of attendance, and enrollment status–see the FCC catalog for a complete list Students wishing to restrict directory information or grant additional access must contact Registration and Records (in writing) with their request There is no expiration date for these access exceptions Contact Registration and Records for additional information The Consent to Release Student Educational Records is an electronic form available online at www frederick edu/admissions/registration-forms aspx BOOKSTORE The Bookstore is located at the main entrance of the Student Center Visit us online at bookstore.frederick.edu for the most current information on store hours, course material requirements, and buyback In addition to in store pickup of online orders, smart locker pickup in the Student Center lobby and ship to address are available You may also visit us in person for help placing course material orders at our convenient self service kiosks DINING SERVICES Dining Services manages the Cougar Grille, Smooth Joe’s, and College catering services, and oversees College vending FCC meal cards may be used at the Cougar Grille and Smooth Joe’s Purchase a meal card at the Bookstore, the Cougar Grille, Smooth Joe’s, or at frederick edu/ dining Eligible students may purchase meal cards using financial aid (certain restrictions apply) Meal cards funded by financial aid must be purchased at the Bookstore during the first two weeks of the semester Visit frederick edu/dining for hours and additional information Contact Dining Services at 301 624 2738 or [email protected] edu