Student Reference Guide

Academic Liaisons

Each building (Fallerius, Health Science and Kehoe) has an academic liaison who is available to advise students, to answer questions, determine a major, choose classes for the next term, etc.

Contact: Fallerius: Brian Wirick
Phone: 419-755-4531
Location: 146 Fallerius
Contact: Health Science: Brandon Stover
Phone: 419-755-5635
Location: 204 Health Sciences
Contact: Kehoe: Brandel Boyd
Phone: 419-755-5685
Location: 160 Kehoe Center

Accuplacer

Assessment given to incoming students in the Student Success & Transition Services (assesses their reading, writing and math skills)

  • The assessment is by appointment and free the first time ($25.00 for retest)

Contact: For Appointments: Student Success & Transition Center
Phone: 419-755-4764
Location: 136 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Contact: Casey Kelley, Testing & Assessment Specialist
Phone: 419-755-4736
Location: 138 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Testing and Assessment Services

Admissions, Recruitment & Gateway Services

Responsible for helping students access the college in the following areas:

  • Provide information requested to prospective students
  • Enrollment Advisor available to meet with prospective students
  • Recruit prospective students from area schools, businesses & community
  • Provide campus tours (by Student Ambassadors and Work Studies or Recruiters)
  • Assess students and help with steps to enroll, provides a variety of information/brochures, etc.

Contact: Admissions Office and Welcome Desk
Phone: 419-755-4761
Location: 103 Byron Kee Center for Student Success & Rotunda
Contact: Thomas Mansperger, Dean of Student Services & Enrollment Management
Phone: 419-755-5650
Location: 104 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Contact: April Gregory, Enrollment Advisor
Phone: 419-755-4532
Location: 113 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Contact: Paula Waldruff, Enrollment Advisor
Phone: 419-755-5661
Location: 112 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Admissions Homepage

Advising Contacts

Academic Liaison – Title III Academic Advising services targeted for students by division/major/program
Contact: Brandel Boyd
Kehoe Center Advisor
Business, Industry, and Technology Division
Phone: 419-755-5685
Location: 160 Kehoe Center
Contact: Brandon Stover
Health Sciences Advisor
Health Sciences Division
Phone: 419-755-5635
Location: 204 Health Sciences
Contact: Brian Wirick
Fallerius Advisor
Liberal Arts, Education
Phone: 419-755-4531
Location: 146 Fallerius
Academic AdvisingStudent Success Center Staff

Audit

Take a class for information only and no grade

  • Student still pays full cost of the class; not eligible for financial aid
  • Student is not required to take any exams but is expected to participate otherwise
  • Must still officially register for the class and request to audit

Bookstore

Provides the following services to provide books and supplies for classes:

  • Purchase or rent new or used textbooks or e-books using cash, credit, or financial aid dollars
  • Purchase BP or Shell /gas cards using financial aid dollars
  • Purchase computers, software, or other academic supplies using cash, credit or financial aid dollars
  • Purchase NC State/OSU clothing or non-academic items using cash or credit only
  • Visit the bookstore homepage to order books online for pickup at the bookstore/shipped to home for $7.50 or check prices online

Regular Hours: Monday & Tuesday 9am-7pm, Wednesday & Thursday 9am-4pm, Friday 9am-2pm

Extended Hours the first week of the term: Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-4pm

Contact: Carla Butdorff, Bookstore Manager
Phone: 419-747-5401
Location: Bookstore
Bookstore Homepage

Bromfield Library and Information Commons (BLIC)

Provides research, study, and project support for students, faculty, and staff

  • Computers available for the campus and local community
  • Research assistance
  • State-of-the-art group study facilities
  • Technology help desk
  • Available printer ($0.04), color printer ($0.15), digital scanner (free), copier ($0.04), poster printer ($0.009/in2, laminator ($0.25/ft.)
  • Available items – SLR digital photography cameras, HD video cameras, tripods and projectors are available on 3 day checkout. Mobile device chargers (2 hour checkout), scientific/graphing calculator (semester checkout), and some textbooks are also available.
  • Library instruction support for faculty
  • State-of-the-art interactive classroom is available for faculty on semester or short term reservation schedules

Regular Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm, Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm

E-mail: bromfieldlibrary@osu.edu

Contact: Vanessa Kraps, Head Librarian
Phone: 419-755-4029
Location: BLIC
Contact: Bromfield Library and Information Commons
Phone: 419-755-4331 Circulation Desk
Location: BLIC
Library

Bus Service - RCT (Richland County Transit)

  • Bus service for NC State/OSU-M students to and from main campus and Kehoe in Shelby
  • Must have current/valid student ID card with paid fees sticker to ride free
  • For more information call RCT at 419-522-4504 or stop by the Welcome Desk in Byron Kee Center for Student Success for a bus schedule

Contact: Sandy Hoffman

  • Administrative Assistant for Business and Administrative Services
  • Special Arrangements for Unusual Circumstances

Phone: 419-755-4816
Location: 156 Fallerius
RCT Webpage

Campus Life

Campus Recreation Center

The CRC offers collegiate and intramural sports along with non-credit classes, and gym facilities for students.

  • A student ID is required to use the Campus Recreation Center. (Student ID’s are made at the Cashier’s Office in Byron Kee Center for Student Success)
  • Collegiate sports schedule: women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, cheerleading and baseball
  • Fall and spring term intramural sports like tennis, cornhole, dodgeball, flag football, basketball, etc. Registration occurs at the beginning of each term. Stop by the CRC for information and to sign up.
  • Contains a weight room, aerobic equipment, gym, and locker rooms with showers and towels for students, their families (free), and guests ($2.00 fee)
  • Non-credit classes (free or nominal fee) include classes like Yoga and Zumba
  • Offers outdoor tennis courts, basketball court, softball diamond, and flag football and soccer fields

Regular Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-5pm, Shortened hours in the summer

Contact: Jen Racer
Programs Coordinator, Athletics & Recreation
Phone: 419-755-4040
Location: Campus Recreation Center
Contact: Mike LaCroix
Athletics & Recreation Coordinator
Phone: 419-755-4048
Location: Campus Recreation Center
Shared Recreation Center Homepage

Campus Recreation Center

The Career Resource Center in Byron Kee Center for Student Success Room 102 offers career counseling

  • Free online career services and job search tools are available to anyone on NC State’s homepage at the Career Toolkit
    • Use Focus 2 for career guidance by matching interests to careers
    • Use Career Coach to find job trend information (e.g., salary, job growth, etc.) about various careers
    • Use College Central Network for online job searches and to create a resume
    • Career exploration, job shadowing, resume writing, etc.
    • Appointments can be made by the Student Success & Transition Services Office

Contact: Paula Waldruff
Phone: 419-755-4786
Location: 102 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Shared Recreation Center Homepage

Cashier's Office

Pay tuition and other college related fees.

  • Make payments or pay for transcripts, graduation petitions, CDC fees, TEAS testing, fingerprinting, Accuplacer (retest fee) and Fallerius locker rentals ($5 per term)
  • Student ID cards are printed ($10.00 to re-print a card)
  • Pick up paid fees sticker for student ID cards
  • Payment drop box available for student convenience
  • Lori McKee, Controller

Regular Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Contact: Cashier's Office
Phone: 419-755-4722
Location: 140 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Bill Payment Info Page

Child Development Center

Child care and education for infants, toddlers, and preschool children and supportive services for parents of enrolled children. The CDC is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and 5-star rated through Ohio’s Step Up to Quality rating system. The CDC also serves as a teaching laboratory for college students preparing for a career working with young children and their families.

  • Works with Richland and surrounding counties to support families eligible for child care subsidy
  • Enhanced services provided to infants (6 weeks or older), toddlers (up to 3 years), and pregnant women through federal Early Head Start full-or part-time center-based services and home-based programming options
  • Full-and part-time preschool services for children from ages three to kindergarten entry
  • Students interested in work study opportunities at the CDC can call 419-755-4899 (Financial Aid)

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 5:30 pm

Contact: Child Development Center
Phone: 419-755-5600
Location: Child Development Center
Contact: Kimberly Washington
Child Development Center Director
Phone: 419-755-5671
Location: Child Development Center
Child Development Center Homepage

College Credit Plus (CCP)

Through Ohio’s College Credit Plus initiative, college-ready students entering grades 7-12 could earn college credit through North Central State College, by taking courses offered at NCSC, online and potentially at their high school. Note: Former variations of early college opportunities, such as Post-Secondary Enrollment, Dual Credit, and Seniors to Sophomores, are all now College Credit Plus.

Contact: Caree Bash - Director of College Credit Plus
Phone: 419-755-4843
Location: 123B Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Contact: Scott George - CCP Student Success Coach
Phone: 419-755-4547
Location: 114 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
CCP Homepage

College NOW

Engineering, bioscience, and business programs for high school students.

  • Collaborative program between NC State College, Pioneer Career and Technology Center and Ashland County West Holmes Career Center under College Tech Prep. Students have an opportunity to graduate from high school with an associate degree in engineering, bioscience, or business.

Contact: Engineering: Darcy Carns
Phone: 419-755-5693
Location: 050, 052, 054 Kehoe Center
Contact: Bioscience: Amy Elderbrock
Phone: 419-289-3313
Location: Ashland County West Holmes Career Center
Contact: Business: Rita Wiening
Phone: 419-347-7744 ext 42715
Location: 241 Kehoe Center
College-NOW Homepage

College Tech Prep

A hands-on education that blends college prep academics with career-tech classes. Students can earn articulated college credit during their junior and senior years of high school. All current articulation agreements are posted on the college K drive.

Contact: Director of Tech Prep
Phone: 419-755-5659
Location: 161 Kehoe Center
College Tech Prep Homepage

Computer Labs

North Central State College provides open labs for students in each building. All labs have access to Microsoft Office, the internet, and pay-to-print printer.

Location : 102 Crawford Success Center
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-6pm, Friday 8am-1pm
Location : 144 Fallerius
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm, Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday 8am-2pm
Location : 133 Kehoe Center
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-10pm, Friday 7:30am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am-5pm with ID
Location : 245 Health Science Center
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-7pm, Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday 12pm-4pm
Computer Labs

Computer Literacy Assessment

  • Provided by Student Success & Transition Center
  • Computer Literacy Assessment is required of any student before taking certain computer classes
  • Includes keyboarding (words per minute) and Windows 10 knowledge, Microsoft Word 2013, email (Outlook) and Internet Explorer
  • Given by appointment in Student Success & Transition Services at no cost the first time ($15 for retest)

Contact: Student Success & Transition Center
Phone: 419-755-4764
Location: 136 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Contact: Casey Kelley, Testing & Assessment Specialist
Phone: 419-755-4736
Location: 138 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Computer Literacy Assessment

Crawford Success Center

State-of-the-art outreach center serving Crawford County and the surrounding area. The center serves as a way to work toward a certificate or associate degree, enroll in College Credit Plus, or an entry point for students who need to complete a GED. We offer classes, workforce training, professional development, and seminars on-site. We are dedicated to maximizing student access to North Central State College and providing support and information for the transition to college.

  • Offers convenient location for Crawford County residents, surrounding county residents and business community
  • Offers courses for credit, professional development, continuing education and workforce training

Contact: Crawford Success Center
Phone: 419-755-9039
Location: 130 N. Walnut, Bucyrus, OH 44820
Contact: Amanda Sheets
Crawford Success Center Director
Phone: 419-755-9041
Location: 130 N. Walnut, Bucyrus, OH 44820
Crawford Success Center

Disability Services (Office of Disability Services - ODS)

A coordination of support services that assists students who have a disability(s). See Specialized Support Services for more details.

Contact: Doug Heestand, M.S.W.
Phone: 419-755-4727
Location: 144A Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Disability Services

Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit Program

see College Credit Plus.

Ed2Go

Non-credit online classes for adults.

Contact: Joyce Karbula
Coordinator of Corporate Programs
Phone: 419-755-5689
Location: 150 Kehoe Center
Ed2Go Homepage

eLearning and Innovation

Supports ALL NC State students and faculty usage of Canvas and Zoom. Also offers technical support and consultation for students and faculty taking/designing classes in any of the three different forms of Distance Learning NC State offers:

  • FULLY ONLINE – Sections 92x (ie 920, 921 etc.)
    All class activities are online via Canvas with no live meetings (outside of a possible initial orientation)
  • Zoom Online Hybrid Classes – Sections 91x (ie 910, 911 etc.)
    All class activities are online via Canvas, but with regular required ONLINE live class meeting times, via Zoom.
    No campus visits necessary
  • On-Campus HYBRID Classes – Sections 90x (ie 900, 901 etc.)
    Some class activities are online via Canvas, but there are also regular required ON-CAMPUS live class meetings.
  • While offering various degrees of flexibility in the time and place of learning, Distance courses may not be a good fit for all students or faculty. Typically, to be successful in a distance course, students need to be good independent learners with solid time management, reading, writing, and computer skills.
  • Courses delivered online appear on the transcript identical to their on-campus counterparts.

Contact: Mike Welkere
Learning and Innovation Coordinator
Phone: 419-755-4706
Location: 150A Fallerius
eLearning and Innovation HomepageLatest DL Support UpdatesOnline Learning Homepage

Emergency Student Loan Fund

Short-term loan for school-related emergencies. Not for normal college expenses such as tuition and books or living expenses. It is for emergencies relating to attendance at the College and extraordinary college-related expenses.

  • Can be used for required school materials such as uniforms which cannot be purchased through the campus bookstore
  • Must be eligible for other aid which will repay the loan

Contact: Jim Phinney
Financial Aid Director
Phone: 419-755-4720
Location: 143 Byron Kee Center for Student Success

Financial Aid Office

Provides help in paying tuition and with book expenses.

  • Students can qualify for grants & scholarships (do not have to be repaid), loans (must be repaid), and student employment (must be earned)
  • Most aid eligibility is based on the income and assets of the student’s family
  • The FAFSA (federal aid application) is required and should be submitted at least two months prior to the student’s start term
  • Jim Phinney, Financial Aid Director

Contact: Financial Aid Office
Phone: 419-755-4899
Location: 143 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Financial Aid Office

First Aid

  • Contact security for minor first aid assistance at 419-755-4218 (main campus)
  • Basic first aid kits are available at the Kehoe Center main office or the Welcome Desk at Byron Kee Center for Student Success
  • A defibrillator is housed at the Main Campus Security Office and the Campus Recreation Center

Foundation (North Central State College Foundation)

Assist the college in providing lifelong learning opportunities by securing financial and community support.

Contact: Chris Copper, Executive Director
Phone: 419-755-4753
Location: 122 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Contact: Mary Rodriguez
Alumni and Business Relations
Phone: 419-755-4767
Location: 122 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Foundation

Grants & Government Relations

Pursue key grants on behalf of the college and in partnership with constituents throughout the United States, as well as maintaining communication with government officials and their staff at the local, county, state and federal level.

Contact: Sam Renfroe
Director of Grant Development, Administration and Government Relations
Phone: 419-755-5660
Location: 155 Byron Kee Center for Student Success

Health Insurance

Information about student health insurance is available at the Welcome Desk in Byron Kee Center for Student Success. This insurance is not provided by or endorsed by the College.

  • Low cost insurance is offered to students with additional coverage for dependents available upon request
  • Brochures available at the Welcome desk in Byron Kee Center for Student Success or go to www.AnthemMarketplace.com
  • Insurance is provided by Anthem at 1-888-830-3520 Trevor Corley, Independent Producer

Honors College

The opportunity for students to earn honor’s credit for classes. With the accumulation of 15 honors credits, a student can graduate “with honors”.

  • Notification letters are sent during the first week of each term to registered students who have a 3.5 or higher GPA
  • Interested students can pick up the Letter of Qualification in the Liberal Arts office, 141 Fallerius
  • Students talk with their instructors about appropriate projects
  • Faculty member fills out an honors project contract (from the Honors College handbook or from the LA office) that the student signs
  • Students attend at least one colloquium event per term
  • Students prepare a poster to be displayed at the end of the term at the Honors Poster Exhibition
  • Student must pass the course with a “B” or higher to earn honors credit

Honors College

Internships

Students and employers connect with internships on College Central Network and more. Most internships are paid experiences with private companies and non-profits. Students can work with faculty/dean on a case-by-case basis for potential course credit. Career and networking opportunities available throughout the year.

  • Contact Internship Coordinator Tracy Bond for an appointment.
  • Resume assistance, develop an internship search plan, and more.

Contact: NC State Office
Phone: 419-755-4580
Location: 163 Kehoe Center
Contact: OSU-Mansfield Office
Phone: 419-755-4325
Location: 104 Ovalwood

IT Service Desk

Provides a single point of contact for NC State College’s information and technology needs including office and classroom computers (PC maintenance, PC moves, & PC software install), Smart classrooms, audio visual set up for events, printers, copiers, email, network, wireless, phone, voicemail, Encore and MyNC Administrative systems (including special reporting for financial and student).

  • IT Service request tickets can be placed through My Services
  • Wireless access can be obtained by logging in as “Guest”

Contact: IT Service Desk
Phone: 419-755-4734
Location: 145 Fallerius
IT Service Desk

Make-up Exam Service

See Proctor Exam Service.

Marketing & Creative Services

Working to promote the college through numerous media channels, as well as provide oversight for the NC State website and the college’s presence on social media.

Contact: Keith Stoner
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Phone: 419-755-4810
Location: 132 Byron Kee Center for Student Success

My Services for Staff, Faculty and Adjuncts

My Services is a web based interface that enables NC State employees (including adjuncts) to submit and track the status of their NC State service requests online. All service requests for the following areas must be made through My Services:

  • Car Requests (fleet car/van services), Data/Research (all data related requests), Distance Learning Requests (via Canvas), Duplicating Center (all copy requests), Facilities (all custodial, equipment moves, key requests, mailroom services, and maintenance requests), and the IT Service Desk (all office/classroom computers, smart classrooms, audio/visual setup, printers & copiers, network, WiFi, email, phone and voicemail, Encore and MyNC modifications requests)
  • My Services Location – From the College’s home page, roll over Faculty/Staff and choose My Services from the pop up menu. There will also be a link to My Services on the Facilities, Institutional Research, and Information Technology websites.

Contact: IT Service Desk
Phone: 419-755-4734
Location: 145 Fallerius
My Services

Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership

The Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) at North Central State College is tasked with working with small and mid-sized North Central Ohio manufacturers to help them create and retain jobs, increase profits, and save time and money. MEP is a National Institute of Standards and Technology program providing a variety of services, from improvements to green manufacturing.

Contact: Director of the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership at NC State College
Phone: 419-755-9018 (Interim - Dr. Greg Timberlake 419-755-4740)
Location: 168 Kehoe Center
MEP Homepage

P-16 (SPARC)

Part of the Richland County Development Grant (RCDG) Talent Development Committee, the North Central Ohio P-16 Council is a collaboration of regional stakeholders from education, business, economic development, local government, etc. representing Ashland, Crawford, Richland, and southern Huron counties.

Contact: Dr. Dorey Diab
North Central State College President
Phone: 419-755-4811
Location: 157 Fallerius
SPARC Homepage

Phi Theta Kappa Honorary Society

An international honor society with membership based on academic achievement. The North Central State chapter is Beta Theta Eta.

  • After completing at least 12 credit hours, a student must have a 3.5 GPA to be invited to join. A student must maintain at least a 3.2 GPA
  • PTK students wear an honors stole at graduation
  • Scholarship dollars available for PTK members who continue their education toward a Bachelor’s degree

Contact: Barb Keener
PTK Advisor
Phone: 419-755-4539
Location: 116E Fallerius

Prior Learning Assessment

NC State can evaluate the knowledge and skills that a person has gained outside of the classroom for college credit. Earning college credit through PLA can help save time and money.

Contact: Additional Information:
Dr. Greg Timberlake
Phone: 419-755-4740
Location: 156 Kehoe Center
Prior Learning Assessment

Probation (Academic)

A status given to a student whose GPA falls below 2.0.

  • Several semesters on probation can result in suspension or dismissal from the college
  • Probationary students must register for classes in the Student Success & Transition Services Office
  • Student can take no more than twelve credits
  • Student may not be eligible for online or video courses

Academic Probation (PDF)

Proctor Exam Service

Make-up exam service is offered by Student Success & Transition Services for students who miss a test and are permitted to make it up.

  • Make-up testing services are offered by appointment only and must be completed by 5:00pm. Please call the Student Success & Transition Services Office at 419-755-4764 to make an appointment.
  • Students must show a valid ID at the time of arrival in order to take their makeup exam
  • Forms available for faculty to send tests to the Student Success & Transition Office can be found on the Testing and Assessment Services homepage.

Contact: Casey Kelley, Assessment & Testing Specialist
Phone: 419-755-4736
Location: 138 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Testing and Assessment Services

Professional Testing

Assessment and certification testing is located at the Kehoe Center

  • Assessment Tests – Variety of testing for employment purposes
  • Certification Test – Administer and proctor of various exams through Pearson Vue
    * Individuals must schedule and pay for exam online

Contact: Joyce Karbula
Coordinator of Corporate programs
Phone: 419-755-5689
Location: 132-Kehoe Center
Pearson VUE Homepage

Program 60

Persons who are 60 years of age or older are entitled to register for courses on a space available basis, for no credit, at no charge other than any applicable lab fees. Textbooks may be purchased and are available at the college bookstore.

  • Must complete a paper application to the college from the Admissions Office.
  • Can register through the Student Records Office after the final fee payment date of the upcoming semester.

Contact: Admissions Office
Phone: 419-755-4761
Location: Welcome Desk in Byron Kee Center for Student Success

Readmission/Reinstatement (Academic)

For students who have been academically suspended from North Central State College.

  • To begin process, student must fill out request form available at Welcome Desk in Byron Kee Center for Student Success or online at the link below.

Contact: Traci Lykins
Senior Administrative Assistant
Academic and Student Services
Phone: 419-755-4733
Location: 158 Fallerius
Academic Readmission Document (PDF)

Recruiters

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Those receiving financial aid must keep at least a 2.0 accumulative GPA and pass at least 67% of their accumulative attempted credit hours to stay aid eligible.

Contact: Jim Phinney
Financial Aid Director
Phone: 419-755-4899
Location: 143 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Policies Homepage

Security (Main Campus Radio - 419-755-4346)

Provides safety for the campuses.

  • A security officer patrols the main campus
  • Will provide escort service to classes if needed
  • Issues tickets for parking and speeding violations and can help with safety issues and concerns
  • Defibrillators are located in the Security Office and the Campus Recreation Center

Contact: Sergeant Jeff Hoffer, Department of Public Safety, Police Division Mansfield Campus
Phone: 419-755-4210 (office)
Contact: Kehoe Center Security (days)
Phone: 419-545-1199
Contact: Kehoe Center Security (nights)
Phone: 419-545-4135
Contact: Kehoe Center Security (weekends)
Phone: 419-913-9194
Contact: Kehoe Center Emergencies
Phone: 419-347-2242 Shelby Police Department or call 911
Contact: Main Campus Security (phone may ring up to 8 times while it switches to the radio if the security guard is out of the office)
Phone: 419-755-4218 (office)
Contact: Security Radio (Main Campus)
Phone: 419-755-4346
Policies Homepage

Solutions

An academic program in Reading, Writing, and Math to assist in preparing for college enrollment, Accuplacer preparation, or continuing general education through individualized, self-paced instruction.

  • Any student with a high school diploma or GED in Richland, Ashland, Crawford, Knox, Marion or Morrow counties are eligible

Contact: Scott Smith
Coordinator of Solutions
Phone: 419-755-4716
Location: 117 Fallerius

Specialized Supportive Services

Specialized Supportive Services provides academic services and accommodations for students with diagnosed disabilities. The documentation provided regarding the Disability must demonstrate a disability covered under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. The ADA defines a disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. The Specialized Supportive Services offers tools to students such as: reading and writing software, (Read&Write) CCTV, braille printing, scanning, interrupting services, audio books, proctoring services and LD testing and counseling referrals.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Contact: Doug Heestand, M.S.W.
Phone: 419-755-4727
Location: 144A Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Disability Services

Student Engagement

Oversees student clubs and organizations on campus for NC State and OSU-M. See also Student Union.

  • Offers various activities for students including a Fall Welcome Week
  • Campus Activity Board (CAB) offers free food and entertainment on the second Tuesday of each month from 12:30-1:30 in the Student Union

Contact: Mike LaCroix
Director Athletics and Student Engagement
Phone: 419-755-4048
Location: Campus Recreation Center
Contact: Andy Sokolich
Student Engagement Coordinator
Phone: 419-755-4313
Location: 214 Eisenhower
Contact: Tammy Smith
Program Coordinator
Phone: 419-755-4312
Location: 214 Eisenhower
Shared Student Engagement Homepage

Student Records Office

Provide maintenance and disclosure of student record information per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act requirements.

  • Registration – process student enrollment and withdrawal from credit classes (drop/add)
  • Enrollment Verification – provide enrollment verification services
  • Evaluation of Credit – coordinate the evaluation of transfer/articulation credit
  • Review and process graduation petitions
  • Process the following: refund requests, loan deferments, petitions for change in residency status, transcript requests
  • Maintain student records including address, phone number, name changes
  • Retain college records

Contact: Student Records Office
Phone: 419-755-4857
Location: 142 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Student Records Homepage

Student Success and Transition Services

Responsible for the following areas:

  • Testing and assessments for new students (ACCUPLACER, Computer Literacy and Dosage Calculation Test)
  • Information on other college assessments such as TEASV, Makeup Exams and College Student Inventory
  • Advising/Academic Planning/Registration
    • for new, returning and continuing students
    • for probationary and reinstated students
    • Directions program for developmental/remedial students
    • New student orientation /registration
  • Disability Services/Office of Support Services
  • Career Exploration and Job Search Skills
  • Personal Counseling

Contact: Student Success and Transition Services
Phone: 419-755-4764
Location: 136 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Contact: Pam Barrett
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 419-755-4536
Location: 136 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Contact: Monica Durham
Director of Student Success and Transition Services
Phone: 419-755-4896
Location: 107 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Policies Homepage

Student Union

Located on the upper level of the Eisenhower Center provides a location for students to go unwind, socialize, homework, play games, attend scheduled activities, etc.

  • Provides activities like ping pong, pool, television, computers, etc.
  • Computers with internet and Microsoft Office
  • Other campus sponsored events
  • Also located in the Student Union is the Unity Center – a place for students to feel safe, no matter what their differences are
  • See Student Engagement

Suspension/Dismissal (Academic)

Any student who has been on academic probation (i.e. under 2.0 GPA) for more than two semesters may be academically suspended

  • Decided by the Vice President for Academic Services/Chief Academic Officer
  • Student must sit out for at least one semester, then may be eligible to return to the college with certain limitations

Contact: Traci Lykins
Senior Administrative Assistant
Academic and Student Services
Phone: 419-755-4733
Location: 158 Fallerius
Academic Suspension/Dismissal Details (PDF)

TEAS V Assessment

Test of Essential Academic Skills.

  • Test taken by students who desire to enter the LPN and RN health fields
  • Tutoring and study materials available at the Tutoring Center Room, 119 Fallerius or at the Library
  • To register, go to the Cashier’s Office located in 140 Byron Kee Center for Student Success – Cost: $75.00
  • Exam pre-requisites: MATH0074 and CHEM1010, effective August 26, 2013
  • Three-time test limit per calendar year, effective August 26, 2013

Contact: Casey Kelley
Testing and Assessment Specialist
Phone: 419-755-4736
Location: 138 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
ATI TEAS Entrance Test

Tech Prep

See College Tech Prep.

Transfer Services

Services and information for students planning to complete education at institutions other than North Central State College. This includes programs both on North Central State campus and on other college campuses.

  • Transfer wall (area college information) located next to Admissions in Byron Kee Center for Student Success

Contact: Brian Wirick, Academic Liaison Advisor
Phone: 419-755-4531
Location: 146 Fallerius
Transfer Options

TRIO Student Support Services

A federally funded program serving first generation, low-income and /or students with disabilities.

  • Encourage college degree attainment
  • Provide support services such as career and personal advising, tutoring, financial aid assistance, college visitation for transfer and bachelor degree completion, cultural experiences, etc.

Contact: TRIO Office
triosss@ncstatecollege.edu
Phone: 419-755-9015
Location: 121 Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Contact: Barb Keener, Director
Phone: 419-755-4539
Location: 116E-F
TRiO Homepage

Tuition Freedom

North Central State College will provide up to an Associate Degree tuition free (books and fee not included) to every qualifying College Credit Plus or Career Tech student, from a partner secondary school, to continue their education after graduating from high school. See link below for details.

Contact: Thomas Mansperger
Dean of Student Services and Enrollment Management
Phone: 419-755-5650
Location: 104A-Byron Kee Center for Student Success
Tuition Freedom Scholarships

Tutoring

The Tutoring Center offers free tutoring for a variety of classes and tests.

  • Instructor and peer tutoring for a variety of classes during regular hours
  • Special tutoring hours by appointment and online
  • Computers available for class work
  • Help with study strategies and test anxiety
  • TEASV and Accuplacer test prep

Hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm, Friday 10am-4pm

Contact: Tutoring Center
Phone: 419-755-4812
Location: 117-119 Fallerius
Contact: Barb Keener
Coordinator of Tutoring and Transition Services
Phone: 419-755-4539
Location: 116B Fallerius
Tutoring Services

Workforce Development/Corporate Training

Corporate and industry training including (but not limited to) Soft Skills instruction (leadership, team building, supervisory training), technology (computer, graphic design, website updating) and technical training (anything from welding to technical math).

  • Customized programs developed to fit companies’ needs – can train at company or school’s location
  • Apprenticeship Programs

Contact: Joyce Karbula
Coordinator of Corporate Programs
Phone: 419-755-5689
Location: 132 Kehoe Center