New Announcements

COVID-19 UPDATE

On July 27, the CDC announced updated Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention Strategies. Among strategies for prevention, the CDC recommended all unvaccinated people wear Face Coverings in public indoor settings. We will follow the recommendation of the CDC based upon the Transmission Level for Sandusky County, which is currently listed as 'Substantial.'

Effective Monday, August 9th, all faculty, staff, students, visitors and vendors to the College, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear facial coverings (masks) while indoors in any of our buildings.

For the full update, please visit Terra.edu/COVID19

CANCELLATIONS/REMOTE CLASSES

Monday, September 20, 2021

Scott Krohn
EET2440-003, Programmable Controllers l, 5:00pm - 7:45pm, Room E-105
Homework:  Please check your Canvas account for a message/assignment from your instructor.

 

LIBRARY ANNOUNCEMENT

OhioLINK print borrowing is experiencing delivery delays with a new statewide delivery service.  We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate everyone’s patience during this transition

HOURS OF OPERATION

Roy W. Klay Hall (Building A)
Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

General Technologies (Building B)
Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Student Activities Center (Building C)
Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Bordner Center (Building D)
Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Engineering Technologies (Building E)
Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

R.B. Hayes Skilled Trades Center (Building I)
Open with Access Control

ALL BUILDINGS SATURDAY & SUNDAY: TBD by classes and events
All building hours are subject to change to accommodate classes and events on campus

LEARN HOW TO USE THE CANVAS LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR YOUR UPCOMING CLASSES

Information will include how to navigate Canvas, communicate with your instructor, check your grades, submit an assignment, take part in an online discussion, take a quiz, and much more. Please log into Canvas on the day of the training for a link in the Canvas announcements to join via Microsoft Teams, or email elearning@terra.edu if you would like a calendar reminder.

Canvas Student Training Dates & Times

REMINDER -- Student Accounts Are Now Overdue

Student account bills for the Fall 2021 semester were due Monday August 2, 2021. Students who do not have their financial arrangements in place will be un-registered (dropped) from their fall courses on Wednesday August 23th. Please check your Student Account in Banner Self Service.

HOW TO SUBMIT AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER EXCESS FINANCIAL AID TO YOUR TERRA STATE ID CARD FOR BOOK VOUCHERS

Book vouchers will be available to use in the CollegeStore beginning August 2, 2021 through October 22, 2021. 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. Watch this video for instructions.

FAFSA

FAFSA applications are now open for the 2021-2022 school year! Funds are given out on a first come first serve basis. With the impact COVID-19 had on many families, it is more important than ever to complete the application soon.
Application Link: https://bit.ly/2teflFT

DEGREE EVALUATION FEATURE

The College is pleased to announce that the CAPP Degree Evaluation Feature is now available in Banner Self-Service. CAPP is the acronym for Curriculum, Advising, and Program Planning and it tracks your progress toward completion of your degree requirements. CAPP searches through in-progress courses, transfer credit, and courses taken at Terra State to find courses that match your degree requirements. Your evaluation can be generated and viewed at any time by using the attached instructions.

NEED HELP WITH YOUR CLASSES?

Tutoring is available for fall classes! You can be tutored by phone, zoom, or through email - depending on your preference. Just send an email that includes: your name, the class or classes for which you’d like some help and a current phone number. Send your email request to tutoring@terra.edu.

LOOKING FOR HELP MAKING AN ON-LINE ACCOUNT PAYMENT?

Watch the video below! If you need any further assistance, please email admissions@terra.edu.

We have also received some comments regarding issues with payments, so please review the following if you experience the same:

  1. Browsers that work best are Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox.
  2. You may need to clear your browser cookies and cache.
  3. If you're having trouble loading the site, you may need to let the webpage accept pop ups so that site completes its loading process.
  4. If using a debit card, there may be a daily spending limit.  You will need to contact your bank to ask about a daily limit and explain you are trying to make a larger transaction.



ON-CAMPUS & OFF-CAMPUS LINKS TO FREE GEER RESOURCES!

Cochrane Library: On-Campus OR  Off-Campus

Films on Demand: On-Campus OR  Off-Campus

JoVE Core Biology: On-Campus OR  Off-Campus

JoVe Core Chemistry: On-Campus OR  Off-Campus

JoVe Core Social Psychology: On-Campus OR  Off-Campus

JoVe Lab Manual Biology: On-Campus OR  Off-Campus

JoVe Lab Manual Chemistry: On-Campus OR  Off-Campus

MIT Press Direct: On-Campus OR  Off-Campus

Sage Business Cases: On-Campus OR  Off-Campus

TERRA STATE 1098T TAX INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

It is that time of year again when tax information is being sent to students. The 1098Ts are in the mail as of 4 p.m. 1/28/21. The information will also be available on the Banner Self Service as of Noon tomorrow Friday Jan 29th. These forms are required to be post marked and available by Jan 31st.

The 1098T has been mailed as required by the IRS to the current address on the student account.

  • The 1098T is also available on the student Banner Self Service: Student Tab > Student Account > Tax Notification on the left side

  • The form is on the Banner Self Service along with information explaining the calculations presented.

  • Anyone who paid out of pocket or used Financial Aid Loans for course fees, will receive the 1098T showing the qualified amount of payment.
     
  • Students can review or print their semester charges, if needed, from their Banner Self Service: Student Tab > Student Account > Detail for Term

Important FYI dates from the cashier's office

Here are the important dates to remember for Summer 2021 from the cashier's office.

Here are the important dates to remember for Fall 2021 from the cashier's office.

For information on how to schedule a payment plan, please visit Terra.edu/CashierPP

To make arrangements for a past due payment, please fill out the following form and submit it to the Cashier's Officer: Terra.edu/CashierPA

2021-22 Academic Calendar Available

The 2021-2022 academic year calendar is available in the online college catalog. Click here to see all the important dates for the upcoming academic year.

Terra State's Scheduled System Maintenance

Every Monday-Thursday Mornings between 6:30-7:45 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.

Title IV Consent Completion Reminder

Do you have your Title IV Consent completed so that it clears your account charges (ex: tuition/fees, Installment Payment Plan, housing charges, etc.) if you have Financial Aid?  Find it on Banner Self Service > Student Tab > Student account > left side forms, Title IV Consent.  If you did the Transfer of Excess Financial Aid for your book voucher, you already completed the Title IV Consent.

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities to be on campus

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) provides career counseling that helps students with disabilities identify a solid career path. To support the students along the way, OOD also provides: 

• Placement assistance and on the job support for internships, co-op experiences and employment after graduation 

• Assistive technology (mainstream or specialized) 

• Work incentives planning. 

• And much more 

• If you think, you have or someone you know has a disability, talk to Tonya about what is available for academic success. 

If you are a student or are an employee who would like to know more about specific programs, resources or funding Tonya Mortimer, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, will be on our campus March 28, April 11 and May 2 from 12:15 pm to 3:00 pm in the Academic Service Center. Stop by or make an appointment 419.559.2109.  Interested persons can also contact that Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation at 419.280.5308.

Terra State's Counseling Services

Need to Talk? Have Questions? We're Here for You! 
Call the Counseling Center at Terra State at 419.559.2342 or email counseling@terra.edu. IF YOU ARE IN A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS CALL THE MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS HOTLINE 800-826-1306 ANYTIME OR TEXT HELP 741-741 

The Counseling Center staff provides individual mental health counseling services to help students with academic, emotional, psychological, social, and behavioral problems. It is our basic purpose to help students cope with, or resolve, problems that create distress in daily living and are interfering with academic success at Terra State Community College. The Counseling Center is located in the General Technologies Building (Building B), room B105.

Financial Aid disbursement processor

Terra State Community College has partnered with BankMobile to deliver your financial aid refund. For more information about BankMobile, visit this link: https://bankmobiledisbursements.com/refundchoices/.

"To view our institution's contract with BankMobile, a Division of Customers Bank, click here"

For questions and assistance please email: Cashier@terra.edu or stop by the Cashier’s Office in Roy Klay Hall, room A200.

FAFSA available

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 login. 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!

 


Banner Self-Service Tutorials

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 your Terra State ID card for book vouchers

Please be sure to submit your authorization.


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.

Last Updated: 5/16/19