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Tuesday Tips for February 7, 2017

Office 365 Now Free for South Students

It's mid-quarter and time to plan for next quarter! Here's a check-in email to help you track a few important upcoming dates. Use this as a checklist to get a good start on Spring quarter deadlines. REMINDER: all college campuses are closed on Monday, February 20th for the President's Day holiday.

  • Search the online class schedule to prepare for Spring quarter registration
  • You can schedule Advising Appointments online. Spring quarter registration begins next Monday, February 13th for returning students and February 21st for new students. The earlier you register for classes, the more choices you will have!
  • FACTS Payment Plan enrollment opens on Monday, February 13th.
  • Know what classes are left in your program and track your progress with Degree Audit!
  • Midterms are coming up and the Tutoring Center has a valuable new service for you to check out. There will be Study Skills Tutoring! Study Skills are methods students use and attitudes they develop so they can learn well and get the grades they want. Topics include: Getting Organized and Managing Time Well, Setting Goals for Success, Notetaking, Using Textbooks Effectively, Reading Tips, Studying for Memory and Recall, Using Clear Thinking to Make Decisions, Doing Your Best on Tests, Staying Focused and Motivated, and Avoiding Procrastinating.
  • You can make an appointment to work with a tutor on the topics most important to you and it's free for enrolled South students! Come to RSB 12 to fill out a request form and make an appointment. Study Skills is for South students who aim to succeed. That's you, right?

Interested in an internship or job opportunity next quarter? Begin planning NOW! Make an appointment to see an Embedded Career Specialist in the WorkSource office and plan your next move! We're located in RSB 79 and can help with updating your resume and fine-tune your interview skills.


  • Can be used as credit towards your certificate or degree
  • Give you skills and experiences to add to your resume
  • Help you network and build relationships with employers to explore different companies and careers
  • Often lead to a JOB!

Word of the Week: Bachelor’s Degree - B.A., B.S. Also called baccalaureate degrees. Granted by four-year colleges and universities. Represents at least four years of full-time academic work. See South’s baccalaureate offerings.