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Coronavirus

For everyone’s health and safety, we will be working and learning remotely until further notice. Our college building will also remain inaccessible during this time.

Though they may be altered, all college operations will continue in a remote/virtual manner to the best of our ability. We appreciate your continued understanding during this rapidly changing situation. The one thing that remains consistent is our desire to safely support you in your educational journey.

Please refer to the following FAQs about the college’s response.

If you need assistance, please email aultmancollege@aultmancollege.edu or call/text 330-363-6347.

 

 Summer Semester 2020

We are happy to confirm that we will be offering courses for summer semester 2020.

Foundational education, health sciences, and social work courses will be held online. Radiography and ASN courses will begin online and (hopefully) incorporate in-person sessions by the latter part of the term. Radiography and nursing program directors will communicate schedule details.

We continue to work diligently to get our students back into the field to complete program requirements, but we will proceed only when it is safe to do so. Course delivery options will be continually evaluated in the event that campus is not accessible for the remainder of the summer semester.

 

Fees for Summer Semester 2020

There will be no lab fees for summer semester 2020 courses at Aultman College. Courses will still occur, but lab fees usually associated with these courses will not be charged for students who are enrolled in them for summer semester 2020.

PLEASE NOTE: because of how the student billing system functions, you will see the lab fee on your original summer semester 2020 bill. Those lab fees will be removed from your student bill on May 19 and not owed by the student. For questions, please contact Rachel Taylor at billing@aultmancollege.edu

As the majority of summer semester will be online, we will not charge a parking fee for any students enrolled for summer semester 2020. When access to campus reopens, you will be able to use the gated student lot across from the college.

The technology fee will be applied to bills this summer as software, online services, and support associated with this fee are being utilized at high volumes.

 

CARES Act

The recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act contained a provision to establish a Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. This fund provides money to colleges and universities so that they can issue emergency grants directly to students whose lives have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Aultman College has been approved to receive money from this fund.
  • There are rules on which students can receive aid and how it can be distributed.
  • As soon as we have all of the information, we will share the next steps.
  • Aultman College has not yet received these funds.

 

Financial Assistance for Students

We are making options available to extend the due date on student account balances until December 2020 for currently enrolled students. As everyone’s situation is unique, you will need to make an appointment with our biller to work out a plan specific to your financial needs.

  • To set up a payment extension, you must book a meeting with Rachel Taylor, student billing specialist, by clicking this link. Rachel will be able to discuss your financial options and work with you to formulate a plan for payment. Please note that if you plan to graduate any semester in 2020, your balance must be paid in full by the end of the semester in which you intend to graduate.
  • We also are strongly urging all our students to file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You can do this entirely online, and it is free to complete it at www.fafsa.ed.gov. You could be missing out on thousands of dollars in federal and state loans and grants: the only way to find out is to file the FAFSA. If you need any assistance with the FAFSA, please email finaid@aultmancollege.edu

 

Front Desk Services

The college main line (330-363-6347) will take voicemails, which will be returned within one business day Monday-Friday. We encourage you to utilize the staff and faculty directory to contact the specific person you need to reach.

 

Student Resources for Online Learning

Please recognize that many courses are being offered online for the first time. Please grant your instructor understanding and patience. Reach out to your professor if something doesn’t look “right” with an online course or you notice missing links/content.

To access your courses online, log into the Learning Management System (LMS).

For contact information for technology support, visit our Information Technology page.

We are doing everything possible to preserve your educational experience and grant assistance and leeway to students. If you need help with course content, please contact your instructor. If you do not get a response within 24 hours, please email advisor@aultmancollege.edu

For students needing assistance with Internet access:

  • Comcast is offering 60 days of free internet for low-income families.  To sign up, visit www.internetessentials.com to apply.
  • Charter communications is offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a subscription. Those interested can call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households. Charter will also open Wi-Fi hot spots across its footprint for public use. https://tinyurl.com/tflvy5o

 

Graduation for Spring Semester 2020

On May 1, we conferred degrees for our graduating students for spring semester 2020. We created a celebration video to honor our graduates, and are working on identifying a more appropriate time in the future to honor them with a ceremony.

 

Billing

We are removing billing holds on student accounts that would have limited registration for future semesters; this only applies to students with billing holds on their spring semester 2020 account. We encourage you to pay via a check mailed to the college or via credit card by calling Monica Mendenhall at 330-316-6596 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.).

 

Registration

Registration for current students for summer and fall 2020 courses has been moved to the week of April 13.

 

Library

The library will no longer be physically accessible. You can access materials (journals and databases) on the library website.

If you need assistance, please contact Sarah McGill, academic librarian, at 330-363-3471 or sarah.mcgill@aultmancollege.edu. You can also book a meeting with her.

 

Student Success Center and Tutoring

The SSC will no longer be physically accessible. In-person tutoring has been moved online; please click here for the schedule. Etutoring through the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative is available via the SSC website. Students will be contacted individually regarding accommodations to take place remotely.

If you need assistance, please contact the center at 330-363-3233 or reach out to Sarah McGill at 330-363-3471 or sarah.mcgill@aultmancollege.edu.

 

Advising

Advisors are still available to plan courses and progression for upcoming semesters. For contact information and to book a meeting, visit the Advising page.

 

Health Services and Annual Requirements

The location of Health Services has moved to AultWorks. To schedule an appointment, please call 330-363-9371 or Health.Nurse@aultmancollege.edu
 
Students with expiring annual requirements are being contacted individually regarding options for completion.

 

Students Employed at Aultman Health Foundation

Students who are employed within the Aultman Health Foundation system should report for work normally unless otherwise directed by your supervisor.

 

Events

All Aultman College and Aultman College Corporate and Community Education (ACCE) events are canceled until further notice.

 

Meal Plans

All meal plan dollars from spring semester 2020 will roll over until spring 2021 (unless used before then).

 

Information on the Coronavirus and Other Resources

For information on the coronavirus, please call the Ohio Department of Health’s hotline at 833-427-5634 or 833-4-ASK ODH or visit the ODH’s coronavirus website.

Many of our students have children in their families. With the governor's order to close k-12 schools for 3 weeks, your child may be asking questions. Two of our faculty members have put together this guide to help you be a source of support for kids and teens.

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