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‘On-time’ registration awaits

‘On-time’ registration awaits

By ANDREW PAXTON Students at Pima Community College face changes to registration procedures as the college works to improve success rates. Amended rules regarding registration will require those seeking to attend PCC to have their classes decided before the new semester begins on Jan. 20. In the past, students have been allowed to register for […]

GUEST COMMENTARY: New ‘On-Time Registration’ helps students

GUEST COMMENTARY: New ‘On-Time Registration’ helps students

Editor’s note: On-Time Registration will begin in Spring 2015. The On-Time Registration Faculty Senate Work-Group recommended the new Pima Community College registration procedure. The Chancellor’s Cabinet approved the changes on April 1. By the On-Time Registration Faculty Senate Work-Group We read with interest the March 13 Aztec Press editorial on Pima’s planned transition to on-time […]

Registration now open for fall classes

Registration now open for fall classes

By SHAQ DAVIS As the spring semester culminates, Pima Community College has given the green light to enroll in Fall 2014 courses. Registration for fall classes started April 7. Students are encouraged to start looking now for the courses that fit their particular schedules. Enrolling early gives students the best chance to enroll in programs […]

AZTEC PRESS EDITORIAL: Late registration must put students first

AZTEC PRESS EDITORIAL: Late registration must put students first

Pima Community College is considering eliminating late registration. Students would need the instructor’s permission to enroll in classes after a cut-off date. The college must remember that students will be the ones most affected by this change. Faculty Senate has cited numerous statistics and studies indicating that students who start class late have less chance […]

Faculty opposes late registration

Faculty opposes late registration

By EBONY STOGLIN The Pima Community College Faculty Senate is still pushing to eliminate late registration despite setbacks. The Faculty Senate first voted to eliminate late registration, except with faculty approval, on Feb. 1, 2013. The group had hoped the new rule would go into effect for the Fall 2014 semester. Due to delays, the […]

Faculty senate looks at registration

Faculty senate looks at registration

By SHEILA TEMPLETON Pima Community College’s Faculty Senate has continued to discuss late registration and mandatory prerequisites. The Senate supported the elimination of late registration during a Feb. 1 vote. College administrators would ultimately be the ones to decide whether to eliminate it. The late registration issue arose again during the April 5 Faculty Senate […]

Faculty Senate votes to ban late registration

Faculty Senate votes to ban late registration

By SHEILA TEMPLETON Late registration for Pima Community College students may be a thing of the past if the Faculty Senate has its way. During a Feb. 1 discussion, the Faculty Senate voted to eliminate late registration. The vote was 24-4, with four abstentions. The Faculty Senate is an elected group of about 70 instructors […]