Congratulations on being the parent, family member, or support system of a Moraine Valley Community College student!

Parents, families, and support systems are an integral part of Moraine Valley. We understand the adjustments involved in sending students off to college and offer helpful resources to  help navigate your new journey.  The goal of this program is to help acclimate parents and families to Moraine Valley and all the support we offer. Students are not required to attend the Parent and Family Orientation, they must register for and attend their own New Student Orientation.

Join us for our Parent and Family Orientation 2018 to learn about the programs, resources, and services that Moraine Valley has available for you and your student. 

 

Topics Covered

Financial Aid and Tuition Information

Topics Covered Will Include:

  • Financial Aid Deadlines
  • Tuition Refunds
  • Requirements to Keep Your Financial Aid
  • Payment Deadlines
  • Tuition Calculation
  • Types of Financial Aid

Academic Calendar Dates

Get an up-to-date calendar of important college dates and closures. 

College Resources

Review Important Resources Like:

  • College Catalog
    The official source of information regarding academic programs, policies, facilities, services and staff at Moraine Valley.
  • Career Program Worksheets
    Detailed course load by semester for certificates and Associate in Applied Science degrees.
  • Educational Planning Guide
    Detailed course requirements for the Associate in Arts and the Associate in Science degrees.
  • Transfer Guides
    Course requirements specific to individual universities and their programs, course articulations.
  • Important Forms
    Includes Transcript Request, Graduation Petition, and others.

Educational Options

Career Option
Associate in Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) and occupational certificates

This option is designed for students who desire immediate employment upon program completion.
• Is NOT designed to transfer
• Can be completed at Moraine Valley Community College
• Will prepare you to enter the workforce
• Examples include automotive technology, criminal justice, phlebotomy, nursing, mechanical design, software developer, iPhone developer, Android developer, welding, etc. See the following website for a full list of degrees and certificates:

Transfer Option
Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.), Associate in General Studies (A.G.S.)

This option is designed for students who wish to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university.
• Is designed to transfer
• Completion of general education requirements at Moraine Valley
• Graduation after a minimum of 62 credit hours with an A.A., A.S., A.F.A., or A.G.S.
• Once completed, you will transfer to a four-year institution into the major of your choice
• Completion of major courses at a four-year institution
• Graduation after a minimum of 120 credit hours with a Baccalaureate in Arts (B.A.) or Science (B.S.)

Policies

Standards of Academic Progress (SOAP)
GPA below 2.0 places students on academic restriction preventing them from registering or withdrawing from course until meeting with counselor takes place.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
As a college student, all information, records and correspondence are directed only to you as the student according to FERPA. Therefore, prior written consent from the student must be obtained before information may be disclosed to
a third party.

Moraine Valley’s Academic Integrity Policy
Academic Integrity serves as the foundation to the learning process that enables the open exchange of ideas among students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Cheating and plagiarism does not promote academic integrity. Therefore, there are sanctions for multiple violations for cheating and/or plagiarism.

Smoke-Free Campus Act
Smoking is prohibited on all state-supported campuses of higher education in Illinois. Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the Moraine Valley campuses except inside personal vehicles in parking lots. Persons found in violation will be ticketed and subject to student or employee discipline. morainevalley.edu/tobacco
All students will receive emails regarding the following policies on a regular basis.

Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act
As an academic community, Moraine Valley is committed to providing an environment where learning and scholarship can flourish. The abuse of alcohol and other drugs by students, regardless of age and location (on or off campus) is prohibited by the Code of Student Conduct.

2018 Parent and Family Orientation Sessions

Parents, families, and support systems must select and register for their orientation date.

Upcoming Orientation Sessions

Tuesday, April 17, 6 p.m.