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How do I make an appointment? 

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Students are invited to make an appointment with an Academic Advisor during the semester based on their priority advising times.  Priority advising is determined by the amount of credit hours earned.  Please check your student email frequently to get updates from the Academic Advising Center for your personalized priority date.  Walk- in sessions are available throughout the Spring semester until April 15.  Students will be able to attend a Group Session with advisor assistance after April 15. 

 

 

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How do I get an exemption for the placement test?

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Students may qualify for an exemption from all or part of placement testing in the following ways:
  • If the student previously earned college credit. The student must submit a college transcript or grade report showing a “C” or better in a college-level (101 or higher) English composition/rhetoric course and/or mathematics course.
  • An ACT score of 20 or above in English, reading and/or mathematics.
    • 20 or higher in English grants placement into COM-101: Composition I.
    • 20 or higher in Reading places students out of all Reading (RDG) courses.
    • 20-21 in Mathematics grants placement into the following courses: MTH-120 (General Education Mathematics), 121 (Math for Teachers I), 139 (Probability and Statistics), 141 (College Algebra).
    • 22-25 in Mathematics grants placement into the following courses: MTH-142 (Trigonometry), 143 (Finite Math), 145 (Business Calculus), 212 (Business Statistics), 215 (Discrete Mathematics).
    • 26 or higher in Mathematics grants placement into MTH-150: Calculus I.
  • A PARCC score of 4 or 5 in English, reading, and/or mathematics.
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What time is Academic Advisng open? 

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Students must sign in one hour prior to close.

Fall & Spring Hours   MON-TUES: 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. & WED-FRI: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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How do I find Transfer Guides? 

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A major part of successful transfer planning is to utilize the transfer guide of the 4 year institution you will be attending. In this guide you will find guidance on course transferability and selection. The following link will display some of the available transfer guides. If you do not find your college of choice, please meet with an Academic Advisor. https://www.morainevalley.edu/academics/academic-programs/transfer-programs/transfer-guides/
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Who can attend New Student Orientation?

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Students who want to enroll full time (12 or more credit hours) must complete Part I and Part II of orientation.

Only students are allowed to attend the on-campus portion of orientation.

Parents / guardians are encouraged to attend the Parent and Family Orientation Session. Click the link below for more information. 

https://www.morainevalley.edu/events/parent-family-orientation/

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How do I obtain my high school transcripts?

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Contact your high school to request they send an official copy to Moraine Valley or you.

High school transcripts must be submitted electronically or in a sealed envelope to be considered official. If you receive a transcript in a sealed envelope, it must be opened by a Moraine Valley employee or it will not be valid.

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How do I order my transcripts?

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You may order your transcript online, by mail, or in person. Please visit https://www.morainevalley.edu/academics/transcripts/.
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How do I find the building/room for orientation?

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Click on the link below for a campus map. https://www.morainevalley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/campus_map.pdf

Orientation will take place in Building G; you will check in at a table in the lobby.

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What is the maximum credit hours I can take per semester? 

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The recommended maximum academic load during fall or spring semesters is 18 credit hours. The recommended maximum during summer session is nine credit hours. Students wishing to register for more than the maximum academic load must meet with an academic advisor prior to registration. - See more at: https://www.morainevalley.edu/academics/advising/#sthash.q030qpPG.dpuf
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Where could I CLEP out of classes? 

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College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test—the College Level Examination Program, is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program in the country. More than 2,800 accredited institutions of higher education award credit for satisfactory scores on CLEP examinations. Each 90-minute examination allows you to demonstrate your knowledge in a wide range of subjects. You are recognized and rewarded for what you know, no matter how or where you learned it— in school, on the job, or through your own reading, observation and independent study. CLEP can help you get the college credits you need to reach your career and educational goals more quickly. For additional information and how to register, contact the Academic Outreach office at (708) 974-5710. - See more at: https://www.morainevalley.edu/academics/testing-services/placement-tests/#sthash.ZqPHsOz5.dpuf
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How do I obtain my transcripts from previous colleges?

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Contact all previous colleges you have attended and follow their process for obtaining transcripts.

If you are seeking transfer credit, you must submit an official transcript and the Transfer Credit Evaluation Request to the Records Office in S building, room 111.The form can be found at https://mvconnect.morainevalley.edu/student/resources/aa/Documents/Transfer%20Credit%20Evaluation%20Request.pdf

MVCC can accept an unofficial/open copy of the transcript only for placement purposes.

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How can I change my program of study in the system?

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You need to fill out the “Program of Study Change Form” and return completed form to Financial Aid Office, Room S107. You may access the form through MvConnect.  Click on Resources - Academic Advising - Documents & Forms - Forms. 
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Can I take summer classes?

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Yes, and you may register for your summer classes prior to attending your orientation session. It is recommended that you meet with an Academic Advisor prior to registering for summer classes.

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How can I petition to graduate?

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You can pick up a form from either Academic Advising (S201) or the Records Department (S111).

The deadline for Fall Graduation is September 15, Spring graduation is February 1st and Summer graduation is June 1st

MVCC’s graduation ceremony can only be attended at the end of the Spring semester.

All students, Fall, Summer and Spring graduates,  are encouraged to attend. Details will be sent to you after you submitted your graduation petition by one of the above deadlines.

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Attending a university and coming to Moraine Valley for the Summer only?

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Please visit us by clicking on Students at Large.  Follow step by step instructions. 

 

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Who needs to take placement tests?

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Click the link below for information on placement tests requirements.https://www.morainevalley.edu/academics/testing-services/placement-tests/

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How do I register for the placement test?

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Click the link below for information on registering for the placement tests.

https://www.morainevalley.edu/academics/testing-services/placement-tests/

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How do I get my Moraine Valley student ID?

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How do I obtain my textbooks?

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Once you have registered for your courses click on the link below for more information on textbooks.

https://www.morainevalley.edu/cost-and-aid/textbooks/

 

 

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