2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Nov 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog

Registration


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Registration

After completing the admissions, assessment and advising processes, students must complete the registration process each semester. A Schedule of Classes is available on-line prior to the registration period. Consult the on-line calendar for registration details.

Students must have all financial obligations from prior terms paid before they will be permitted to register for additional courses.

Add, Drop, Withdrawal, Cancellation of Classes and Refunds

Course Cancellations

Aims Community College must retain the customary right to cancel course offerings where enrollment is too low to make a course educationally sound and economically efficient. Course cancellations will result in a full refund.

Adding, Dropping, or Withdrawing from Classes

Adding of classes must be done by the course Add Deadline (within the first 7% of the course). After the deadline has passed, adding courses may be done on an exception basis only if space is available and the instructor has given written permission to enroll.

Dropping of classes must be done by the course Drop Deadline (within the first 15% of the course). Classes dropped by the drop deadline will result in a full refund.

Withdrawing from classes must be done by the course Withdrawal Deadline (after the Drop Deadline, but before the point marking 75% of the course). Withdrawing from a course will generate a final grade of “W” on the student’s academic transcript.  All tuition and fee obligations still apply; a withdrawal does not qualify for a refund.

If the student does not withdraw by the withdrawal deadline, the faculty will assign the final grade earned.  If the student qualifies, the instructor may (at his or her discretion) assign an “Incomplete” as a final grade status (see Grading System ).

Students are responsible for properly adding, dropping, and withdrawing. Students SHOULD NOT expect to be dropped due to non-attendance.  Telephone requests for adds, drops, or withdrawals cannot be accepted.

Withdrawal - From All Classes/From The College

Students withdrawing from all classes and/or from the college must begin the withdrawal process by contacting the Admissions, Registration, and Records Office in Greeley, Loveland, Fort Lupton or Windsor. Telephone requests for complete withdrawal will be taken under extreme circumstances only. Students withdrawing from all classes must complete the exit form which can be found at the Admissions, Registration, and Records Offices on all four campuses. 

Tuition Adjustment Appeals

Students who have withdrawn from course(s) from the college due to extenuating circumstances, may file a Tuition Adjustment Appeal. Tuition Adjustment Appeals must be submitted within one year of the semester being requested and the student needs to supply documentation to support extenuating circumstances. Students can contact the Cashier’s Office or go to http://www.aims.edu/student/cashier/appeals/ for forms, guidelines and additional information.

Refund Regulations

Under specific conditions, the College grants refunds for tuition and course fees to students who drop courses by the specified deadline. Students are responsible for dropping their courses by the published deadline, even if they have never attended. Courses can be dropped on-line or at the Admissions, Registration and Records Offices at any campus. To be eligible for a refund, a DROP must be submitted by the deadline in person or on-line. In cases of emergency, a student may submit a letter to the Admissions, Registration and Records Office. The date the request is received in the Admissions, Registration and Records Office will be used in determining eligibility for the refund. If the student was provided assistance from College funds or funds managed by the College, the refund will be returned to the appropriate scholarship/grant fund or applied to the student’s note in the loan fund. Refunds will be made in accordance with the following schedule:

  • By the Drop Deadline (the point marking 15% of the course): 100% refund.
  • By the Withdrawal deadline (the point marking 75% of the course): no refund.

Cooperative Registration Agreements

Students must have a valid social security number to participate in either cooperative registration agreement.

UNC - Aims

Students enrolled for at least 12 credits and paying full-time tuition at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) or Aims Community College are eligible to take one undergraduate class (maximum 5 credits) at the other school without additional tuition charges. The student pays all applicable course fees. The tuition-free course must be one not offered at the student’s home school during that term. Courses delivered by Continuing Education (credit or non-credit) do not count in the twelve credit full-time requirement and cannot be taken as the free class. Details are available at the UNC Registrar’s Office and at each Aims Admissions, Registration and Records Office on all campuses and on-line at www.aims.edu/student/admissions/coop.

CSU - Aims

Students enrolled for at least 12 credits and paying full time tuition at Colorado State University (CSU) or Aims Community College are eligible to take one undergraduate class (maximum 5 credits) at the other school without additional tuition charges. The student pays all applicable course fees. Courses delivered by Continuing Education (credit or non-credit) do not count in the 12 credit full-time requirement and cannot be taken as the free class. Details are available at the CSU Admissions Office and at the Aims Admissions, Registration and Records Offices on all campuses and on-line at www.aims.edu/student/admissions/coop.