A Message from the Dean of Student and Enrollment Services
The College has fully transitioned to a new student information system for the 2016-2017 academic year. The new system has caused us to change many of our procedures and processes. Click here to read/download an explanation of the changes that will affect students. Please take some time to go through them. Understanding these changes will help you better navigate your Terra State experience. Please know the entire campus community is here to support you during this time of transition. If you need assistance please call on us to help. Have a great fall semester!
myTerra has a new look and new features
If you haven't noticed already, the myTerra site has a new look and new features for the 2016-2017 academic year. Take a moment and familiarize yourself with the site by watching the short overview video below. If you have any problems with the account management, please contact the IT Help Desk at 419.559.2309.
Terra State's Scheduled System Maintenance
Every Friday Morning between 6-8 am Terra State will perform computer system maintenance that may affect Terra State’s computer systems. This may result in intermittent outages. For any question or concern, please contact the Helpdesk.
Latest Paw Print now available!
Click the Newsletter tab in the green menu to see the back-to-school issue of the Terra State student newsletter - The Paw Print.
Terra State Student IDs
Beginning immediately the Admissions Office (Roy Klay Hall room 100) will be issuing all Terra State student IDs.
Accessing your Financial Aid information using Banner Self-Service
From accepting your award to completing your Title IV consent, this short video walks you through some different areas of Banner Self-Service.
How to submit authorization to transfer excess financial aid to you Terra State ID card for book vouchers
Book vouchers will not be available to use in the CollegeStore until Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Please be sure to submit your authorization early - these must be completed by 11:59 p.m. to be available the next business day at noon.
Canvas Learning Management System information
New students will not be able to log into the Canvas Learning Management System until Thursday, August 18 (this is the date student rosters load into the Canvas classes). After this date, if you cannot access Canvas, please submit a Terra State Help Desk ticket. You will also not have access to the classes in Canvas until the first day of school (August 24).
Returning students should be able to log into Canvas now, but will not have access to the classes until the first day of school (August 24). If you are a returning student and wish to see your upcoming classes, visit the "Future Enrollments" section of your Canvas portal.
What's a T number? - Terra State's new identification system
Banner Self-Service Registration
The College is in the process of transitioning to a new student information system. Students will be asked to use Banner Self-Service (new system) to register for summer and fall courses. Students are encouraged to meet with an academic and career advisor prior to registering for summer or fall courses. To schedule an advising appointment please call 419-559-2349. Click here to see step-by-step instructions on how to use the new Banner Self-Service registration or watch the video below.
2016-2017 Scholarships Are Available
Complete the 2016-2017 scholarship application today! Each year, the Terra College Foundation awards more than $120,000 in scholarships to students. Scholarships are available for students from all walks of life. No matter your age, background, major or interests, we encourage you to apply.
Here is a link to the 2016-2017 scholarship application:
The Financial Aid Award Year is Changing
Updated fall 2016 booklist
Here is the updated fall 2016 booklist available for download.
Fall 2016 payment plan
If Financial Aid, other sponsorship or account paid in full is not on the student account. A payment plan must be completed with first payment and submitted to the Cashier's Office on or before August 17, 2016 for the fall 2016 payment plan.
Important FYI dates from the cashier's office
Here is a PDF with important dates to remember for fall 2016 from the cashier's office.
New Financial Aid disbursement processor
Terra State Community College will issue your financial aid disbursements or refunds through BankMobile. Please check your Terra State account for an email from BankMobile. Also, you should have received a My One card through the mail from BankMobile. Please log on to Bank Mobile Vibe Card and select your refund option:
- Deposit to a BankMobile checking account
- Deposit to another account
- Paper check
For questions and assistance please email: Cashier@terra.edu or stop by the Cashier’s Office in Roy Klay Hall, room A200.
This is to remind you that if you can apply for federal student aid for the school year. Go to www.fafsa.gov, select "Start Here" to log in. You will be given the option to complete a FAFSA renewal that has much of your application data from last year. If you have not filed taxes, just select will file and use estimated tax information. You can then use the IRS data retrieval tool after you have filed your taxes to avoid turning in your tax documents to the Financial Aid Office!
Need a Job or Internship?
Be sure to register and check the online Career Services Job Board. There are jobs being posted regularly. Work on your resume and cover letter with a Career Services professional. For more information, contact Career Services in Roy Klay Hall, room A100 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
eTutoring is a new, free, online tutoring service offered to Terra State Community College students. Just go to www.etutoring.org, click "login now", choose "Ohio etutoring collaborative" and select "Terra State Community College". You can receive help with the subjects of: Accounting, biology, chemistry, math, statistics, calculus, and writing!