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2012 Summer/Fall - Student Handbook 
    
2012 Summer/Fall - Student Handbook [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Admissions


 

 

 

 

General Admission Requirements

  • An application for admission ($25 application fee/$50 international application fee) – the non-refundable fee is good for one fiscal year (fall through summer).
  • Evidence of two separate dates of vaccination against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) if born in 1956 or after AND proof of Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccination that is less than 10 years old.
  • All first-time freshmen, regardless of age, are required to receive and submit proof of vaccination against Meningococcal Disease (Meningitis).
  • Proof of registration with the military selective service for male applicants between ages 18 and 26 (in compliance with State Law R.S.17:3151).

 

Admission Deadlines

Admission applications are being accepted NOW for best selection of classes. The preferred method to apply for admission to the College is online at www.dcc.edu.

SUMMER 2012 SESSION

Applications accepted during registration, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., through May 29, 2012.

FALL 2012 SEMESTER

Applications accepted during last chance registration, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., through Aug. 17, 2012.

 

Provisional Admission

Students who are admitted provisionally have 30 days to provide all admissions requirements. NOTE: Students applying for federal financial assistance must submit all admissions documents before aid is processed. Please be advised that some programs have limited admission.

 

Admission Information by Status

 

First-Time Freshman

 

Who Fits This Status

Documents Needed to Enroll

Records Needed to Clear Provisional Admission Status and Meet Admission Requirements

A freshman student is a first-time student who has never attended an accredited college.
  • High school diploma
  • GED
  • High school transcript. If you are a graduate of a Louisiana high school May 2003 and after, you are not required to request your high school transcript. Your transcript will be forwarded via the Student Transcript System.
  • GED diploma, if applicable.
  • Delgado placement assessment, if applicable.
  • Immunization records, including Meningitis.
  • Selective Service Registration (males only).

 

 

Home Schooled Students

For requirements for home schooled applicants, check www.dcc.edu and click “Future Students” for updates, or visit the Admissions office.

 

OARS (Orientation, Advising, Registration Support Services)

OARS is an orientation program designed to assist new students in making the transition to Delgado Community College. Placement scores will be distributed at the orientation session. Freshman advisors will be available to assist students in registering for classes. All first-time freshmen must register in person. Appointments for OARS will be given at the conclusion of the placement test. Contact the Delgado location where you will attend classes to schedule a placement test:

• City Park Campus - (504) 671-5080 or (504) 671-5086

• West Bank Campus - (504) 762-3198

• Northshore-Covington - (985) 893-6286 or (504) 671-6600

• Northshore-Slidell - (985) 646-6420 or (504) 671-6610

• Jefferson - (504) 671-6700

 

Transfer Students

 

Who Fits This Status Documents Needed to Enroll Records Needed to Clear Provisional Admission Status and Meet Admission Requirements
A transfer student is one who has attended another regionally accredited college or university. Transfer students fall into one of two categories: Transfer Degree or Certificate seeking, or transfer Non-Degree seeking. If transferring within the same year, an official or unofficial transcript from a college or university you previously attended (regardless of whether credits were earned) to verify academic status.
  • An official transcript from all institutions previously attended (regardless of whether credits were earned). SUMMER VISITORS may submit a letter of good standing in place of an official transcript; however, an unofficial or official transcript must be reviewed to verify academic status.
  • Delgado placement assessment, if applicable.
  • Immunization records.
  • Selective Service Registration (males only).
 

 

Records Needed to Register for Classes with Corequisites or Prerequisites

Transfer students must register in person for classes that have corequisites or prerequisites. Transfer students must bring to advisors an official or unofficial copy of a transcript or grade reports from all institutions previously attended to register for courses requiring corequisites or prerequisites. Students must provide these documents to demonstrate they meet course requirements so that advisors will have the information needed to assist with course selection. The OFFICIAL transcript must be received within 30 days of the first day of classes. NOTE: Students applying for federal financial assistance must submit all admissions documents before aid is processed.

 

Official Transcript Requirement

Transfer degree or certificate seeking students must meet the general admission requirements and request an official transcript, which verifies your academic status, to be sent to Delgado’s Admissions and Enrollment Services from each college or university previously attended (regardless of whether credits were earned). If all applicable transcripts have not been received by the date of registration, students may be admitted provisionally; however, transcripts must be received within 30 days of the first day of class. NOTE: Students applying for federal financial assistance must submit all admissions documents before aid is processed. Transcripts will be evaluated during the student’s first semester at Delgado. Once the evaluation has been completed, a written notification will be mailed to student’s current address. Inquiries about the use of a transfer course to meet degree requirements should be directed to the dean of the student’s major.

Transfer Non-Degree seeking students must meet the general admission requirements in addition to the following: request an official transcript to be sent to Delgado’s Admissions and Enrollment Services from the last college or university attended.

 

Summer Visitors (Transfer Students for Summer ONLY)

 A summer visitor is currently attending another college or university, but plans to attend Delgado Community College for the summer session only and to return to his or her home institution for the fall semester. If a summer visitor student decides to continue enrollment at the College, he or she must meet the requirements as outlined in Degree/Certificate-Seeking Transfer Student Admission Requirements.

 

Transfer-Suspension Students

Transfer students are required to provide verification of academic status at the previous institution before being admitted. In addition, transfer students on suspension from another college or university are not eligible to attend Delgado Community College except under special conditions of enrollment. A written appeal to enroll is required. The appeal form is available in Delgado’s Admissions and Enrollment Services office. Details are available in Delgado’s Admissions and Enrollment Services office and in the College Catalog online at http://catalog.dcc.acalog.com.

 

Academic Amnesty

 If you earned poor grades while in college and have not attended any institution of higher education for at least three years, you are eligible to apply for academic amnesty during the first semester of enrollment at Delgado. Details are available in the Admissions and Enrollment Services office and the College Catalog online.

 

Placement Testing for Transfer Students

 Placement tests are required of transfer students who have not successfully completed developmental or college-level math and English courses with a grade of “C” or better within the last three years.

 

Re-admit Students

 

Who Fits This Status Documents Needed to Enroll Records Needed to Clear Provisional Admission Status and Meet Admission Requirements
Re-admit students are students who have previously attended Delgado, but who did not attend Delgado during the Spring 2012. A student who has earned additional credits at another institution will be required to submit or resubmit transcripts. If transferring within the same year, an official or unofficial transcript from a college or university you previously attended (regardless of whether credits were earned) to verify academic status.
  • If you have earned additional credit at another institution an official transcript from a college or university you previously attended (regardless of whether credits were earned).
  • Delgado placement assessment, if applicable.
  • Immunization records.
  • Selective Service Registration (males only).

 

Records Needed to Register for Classes with Corequisites or Prerequisites

Re-admit students must register in person for classes that have corequisites or prerequisites. Re-admit students must bring to advisors an unofficial copy of a transcript or grade report from all institutions attended since they last enrolled at Delgado. Students must provide documents to demonstrate they meet course requirements so advisors will have the information needed to assist with course selection. The student still has 30 days to provide OFFICIAL transcripts to Admissions and Enrollment Services. NOTE: Students applying for federal financial assistance must submit all admissions documents before aid is processed.

 

Placement Testing for Re-admit Students

Placement tests are required of re-admit students who have not taken an approved placement test within the past three years or who have not successfully completed developmental or college level math and English courses with a grade of “C” or better within the last three years.

 

International Students

 

Who Fits This Status

Documents Needed to Enroll

An applicant seeking admission on a student visa must submit these items before SEVIS Form I-20 can be issued:

International students include those who have entered this country on a student visa and plan to attend Delgado.
  • Completed application form signed by the applicant. All questions must be answered.
  • $50 application fee (non-refundable).
  • Notarized Statement of Financial Support to show evidence of sufficient funds to cover all costs while studying in the United States.
  • Proof of immunization, if born after 1956, on the Delgado Proof of Immunization form. All first-time freshmen, regardless of age, are required to have the Meningococcal vaccine.
  • Official transcript from the last school attended (see “Foreign Transcript Evaluation” in the College Catalog.) **

**Non-degree seeking students enrolling only in the ESL program are not required to submit transcripts. Contact Admissions and Enrollment Services, (504) 671-5090. For information on the English Language Proficiency Test, call (504) 671-5080.

 

International Student Admission Deadlines

You must contact International Student Admissions for pre-approval before final admission is granted. International Student Admissions is located in Admissions and Enrollment Services, Student Services Center, Building 2, second floor. If you entered this country on a student visa and plan to attend Delgado, your application packet for admission must be received as follows: 

ADMIT STATUS SUMMER 2012 SESSION FALL 2012 SEMESTER
First-time freshmen July 1, 2012
Transfer students May 10, 2012 Aug. 10, 2012

 

High School Students

Juniors and seniors in high school have a unique opportunity to begin their college education while in high school through Delgado’s Dual/Concurrent Enrollment program. (See Dual and Cross-Enrollment pages for more information.)

 

Cross-Enrollment Students

Delgado has entered into agreements with UNO, SUNO, SLU and Nunez Community College so that students at each of these institutions may enroll in courses at Delgado. Under this program, Delgado students may also take courses at these schools. (See Cross-Enrollment pages for more information.)