South Plains College 1401 S. College Ave. Levelland, TX 79336 You have received your letter of acceptance and don’t know what your next step is. These steps will guide you, and in no time, you’ll be ready for class! Have you attended any other college or university? No. Have your high school send your official transcript directly to us. If you submit your transcript before the date of graduation is posted, you will have to submit another official transcript once the date of graduation is posted. If you have taken dual credit courses from another college, you must submit an official college transcript as well. GED students should have their transcripts sent directly from the Texas Education Agency. Yes. The Admissions and Records Office must receive an official transcript directly from each and every institution previously attended. If you are currently enrolled, you must submit another official transcript once grades are posted. Are you exempt from placement testing? No. You must take the TSI Assessment in reading, writing, and math before you will be allowed to register. Please make sure the Admissions and Records Office has received your scores before you meet with your advisor or attend orientation. Your scores will determine which courses you should be placed in to ensure that you have a successful educational experience. Click here to schedule a test date. Yes. Most high schools include TAKS, SAT, and ACT scores on their transcripts and most colleges and universities include the student’s TSI status on transcripts. Check with your school to see if your scores will be on your transcript. If they are not, please provide official test scores before you attend orientation, meet with your advisor, or self-register. Don’t Know. Click here to find out. Financial Aid Apply early! It can take up to six weeks to obtain your financial aid. Students are encouraged to apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. For more information, visit the Financial Aid website or contact the Financial Aid Office at (806) 894-9611, ext. 3800 or [email protected] Scholarships Application deadline is March 1. For more information, visit the Scholarships website or contact the Scholarship Office at (806) 894-9611, ext. 2219 or [email protected] Housing Apply early! Complete and return the Application for Housing with a $100 reservation deposit. For more information, visit the Housing website or contact the Student Services Office at (806) 894-9611, ext. 2379 or [email protected] Are you a recent high school graduate or first-time college student? No. All full-time students with less than 15 credit hours are encouraged to attend orientation. Yes. New Student Orientation is designed to make your transition to college successful! During orientation, you will learn college success strategies and meet with an advisor to register for classes. New Student Orientation (806) 894-9611, ext. 2115 or 2113 [email protected] All students who do not attend Orientation are encouraged to contact their program advisor for assistance with course selection. To find your advisor, use the Username and Password found in your acceptance letter to log in to MySPC. If you forgot your Username and/or Password, click on Forgot Username/ Password. Once you have successfully logged in, click on the “Students” tap on top and select “Advisor Information” on the left. Your advisor will: Help you develop a success plan. Refer you to campus resources such as tutoring and financial aid. Work with you to create a balanced class schedule. If your major is listed incorrectly, please contact Christina Conner, Retention Specialist, at (806) 894-9611, ext. 2961. If your Admission File is complete and you know what courses you need to take, you are ready to self-register! Just follow the easy steps below. 1. Log in to MySPC at https://myspc.southplainscollege.edu. 2. Once you have successfully logged in, click on “CampusConnect” and acknowledge the payment deadline Message Notification. 3. Mouse over “Registration Options” and select “Add/Drop Courses.” 4. Highlight semester, campus, and department and click on “Display Schedule & Available Courses.” 5. Scroll down to view courses and click on the “Add” button adjacent to the course you wish to add. The course will be added to your schedule on the top portion of the screen. If you decide to drop the course during the online registration period, you may do so by selecting the “Drop” button next to the course. 6. When you have added all of your courses, mouse over “Account Options” and select “Review/Pay Account,” select term, and click “Display Balance” to print your class schedule and to pay your bill. PLEASE NOTE: Your schedule will be deleted if payment is not received by the payment deadline. Make sure to pay for your classes before the semester deadline or your schedule will be dropped. To pay online by credit card, e-check, or FACTS (Contract): 1. Log in to MySPC at https://myspc.southplainscollege.edu. 2. Once you have successfully logged in, click on “CampusConnect” and acknowledge Message Notification. 3. Mouse over “Account Options” and select “Review/Pay Account,” select semester you want to pay, and click on “Display Balance.” To pay by mail: 1. Write the student’s social security number, driver’s license number, and phone number on the check. 2. Mail to: South Plains College, Business Office, 1401 S. College Avenue, Levelland, TX 79336 Be Prepared! Get your books before classes start. To order online: 1. Go to www.southplainscollege.edu. 2. Click on Bookstore and select campus. 3. Click on Textbooks and “Click Here to Find Your Course Textbooks.” 4. Click on the semester, department, course, and section. 5. Click on “Find Books.” 6. Select from the available options and then click on the “Add Selections to Cart” button at the bottom. It is mandatory! All students on the South Plains College Campuses are required to obtain and carry a Texan ID Card. You will need it to: • • • • • Receive financial aid disbursements Purchase food through your meal plan Check out books from the library Attend athletic events Receive student discounts from participating merchants For information on how to obtain your Texan Card, call (806) 8949611, ext. 2378, 2409, or 2408 or visit the Texan Card Office.
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