Winter Session 2016

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FAQ


Can students at colleges other than BPCC take advantage of the Winter Session?

YES! The winter session courses are open to all students and we already have scores of students from other colleges and universities enrolled.


Will credits transfer to my college?

Most of the courses we are offering in Winter Session are on the Board of Regents’ Master Articulation MatrixWill open new browser window or tab and will transfer to any college or university in Louisiana.

REMEMBER: Students are advised to double check the transferability of courses with their home institution.


Which classes will transfer?

Review the Board of Regents’ Master Articulation MatrixWill open new browser window or tab and if you still have questions, call BPCC’s Center for Student Success at 318-678-6489 and speak to a BPCC Advisor.


How much does each class cost?

Tuition and fees for a 3 credit hour course at BPCC is approximately $540; this can be as much as 1/3 the cost of a similar course at other colleges/universities.


Can I use financial aid?

If you are a BPCC student and have been awarded federal financial aid at BPCC for the spring 2017 semester, your spring aid will pay for the winter session classes. Please view your spring awards via LOLA to make sure your spring awards will cover both your spring balance and your Winter Session balance.

If you are a visiting student, you will not be awarded financial aid for the Winter Session.

Class schedule:

For an up-to-the-minute listing of classes available or to register, login to LOLAWill open new browser window or tab (Includes latest updates to classes and requires login)

For viewing purposes only, below are the lists of classes offered in each session.

Winter Session Classes Four-Week Online Session December 13, 2016 - January 5, 2017
Class SchedulesWill open new browser window or tab (for viewing online, no login required)

 

Note: Students enrolled in online and hybrid courses will need to consult their course syllabus for specific information about the course(s). It will be your responsibility to be informed about orientation sessions, additional software requirements, assignment/test information, etc.

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Registration:


General Registration: December 12, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Advance registration with faculty advisors: November 10-18, 2016
Advance registration in Academic Advising: November 21 - December 12, 2016
Online registration: November 10 - December 12, 2016

Registration for Winter Session ends December 12, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

Schedule changes:

Onsite:
November 10-18, 2016, 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. in the academic division offices.

Online through LOLA:
November 10 - December 12, 2016. Registration ends at 4:30 p.m.

Students must make payment arrangements prior to 4:30 p.m. on December 12 to remain in the course.

If a schedule change is required, this procedure should be followed according to the dates and times listed above. Academic advisors will help students with drops, section changes, and the selection of alternate courses.

Note: Any student who drops an advisor-approved course bears the responsibility for assuring his/her own progress toward graduation requirements.

Financial information:

Purge Date:

All students who have not made payment in full, completed financial aid, or set up a payment plan will be removed from all registered classes.

  • December 12, 2016 at 4:45 p.m.

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Contact Information During College Closure Dates:

College offices will be closed December 20, 2016 January 2, 2017. If you need assistance during that time, please email the following appropriate office representative. The College will reopen on January 3, 2017.

Financial Aid: Vicki Temple vtemple@bpcc.edu
Business Office: Carol Bates cbates@bpcc.edu
Admissions: Kathy Vercher kvercher@bpcc.edu
Educational Technology (Canvas): Gary Ware mybpcc@bpcc.edu
Computer Services: Gary Hollatz computerservices@bpcc.edu

Last day to drop:


Last day to drop
without
a grade of "W"
Last day to drop
with
a grade of "W"
December 19, 2016 January 3, 2017

Refund schedule for dropping classes:


  From To
100% 12/13/2016 12/15/2016
75% 12/16/2016 12/17/2016
50% 12/18/2016 12/19/2016

Notes:
Refunds are applied to tuition and certain refundable fees.

This refund schedule is separate and apart and should not be confused with the Academic Drop schedule, Financial Aid refunds, or for those students not beginning attendance in classes without an official withdrawal or resignation (No Show).

Show/No Show:

Students must begin attendance in their classes at the official start date of each Session. Students who do not officially withdraw or resign in accordance with the published start date of the Class Session will be considered as a "No Show." Students who are considered a "No Show" will be responsible for 100% of tuition and fees for each course reported as "No Show".

Show/No Show Reporting
Start Date
Show/No Show Reporting
End Date and Time
First day of class December 16, 2016 12:00 noon

Finals:

  • January 5, 2017

Grades due:

  • January 6, 2017 by noon

Auxiliary programs:

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