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Welcome to Las Positas College! This year, Las Positas College is ranked the #1 Best Community College in California by Intelligent and the #6 Best Community College in America by Niche. These rankings are based on academic quality, graduation rate, affordability, available student resources, and overall students’ experiences. I commend you for making a great decision to enroll for the upcoming term to pursue your educational goals and career aspirations at LPC. We offer a wide range of educational opportunities to allow you to earn a short-term, skills-based certificate, an associate degree, transfer to a four-year university, or audit courses as part of our Lifelong Leaning Academy. High school students can also take college courses for free to get a head start in their college career through Dual Enrollment. As you will discover, LPC is committed to helping our students enter livable wage careers by focusing on academic excellence, student success, and student completion. Our caring and dedicated faculty, staff, and administrators are committed to supporting you throughout your college experience and beyond. We have outstanding student support services, academic resources, and excellent opportunities for you to be involved in campus life and activities. I am confident that you will find that Las Positas College is a rewarding place to be. You will have the opportunity to meet new people while you pursue a degree or certificate to enter the workforce in your chosen career. The most important thing for you to know is that you are not alone on your educational journey; our faculty and staff are here to assist and support you, from your first semester all the way through graduation! I encourage you to make the most of your LPC experience and take advantage of the many student resources and opportunities that are available to you. I am excited to welcome you to a new semester at LPC and I wish you much success! Sincerely, Dr. Dyrell Foster President, Las Positas College BOARD OF TRUSTEES Tim Sbranti, President Maria L. Heredia, Secretary Hal G. Gin, Ed.D. Linda Granger Stephen Lanza Harris Mojadedi Luis Reynoso, Ed.D. PRESIDENTS Dyrell Foster, Ed.D., President, Las Positas College Susan Sperling, Ph.D., President, Chabot College CHANCELLOR Ronald P. Gerhard, Chancellor MESSAGE FROM LAS POSITAS COLLEGE WELCOME TO THE LPC COMMUNITY!
1 Courses, dates, and times are subject to change without notice. Refer to the college website for the most current course information. MISSION STATEMENT Las Positas College provides an inclusive, learning-centered, equityfocused environment that offers educational opportunities and support for completion of students’ transfer, degree, and career-technical goals while promoting life-long learning. VISION STATEMENT Las Positas College strives to support and empower students to develop the knowledge, skills, values, and abilities needed to become engaged participants and leaders in their local and global communities. VALUES STATEMENT Las Positas College thrives as a collaborative teaching and learning community committed to integrity and excellence by: 1. Encouraging and celebrating lifelong learning 2. Responding to the needs of the ever-changing workplace and society 3. Demonstrating civic, social and environmental responsibility 4. Promoting ethical behavior, mutual trust, equity, and respect within our diverse community 5. Fostering a climate of discovery, creativity, personal development, and physical and mental health 6. Ensuring that Las Positas is a sanctuary campus for undocumented students 7. Holding firm to the belief that each of us makes an astonishing difference. ACCREDITATION Las Positas College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. TABLE OF CONTENTS The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Board of Trustees voted to suspend the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, effective April 24, 2023. Students registering for Summer and Fall classes for 2023 will no longer need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Mission, Vision and Values . . . . . . . . . . 1 District Vaccine Information . . . . . . . . . 1 Free College Information . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Invest in You Information . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Summer 2023 Session Dates . . . . . 4 Fall 2023 Academic Calendar . . . . . 4 Registration Dates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Steps to Success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Mini Market Info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Admission Information . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 Course Registration Procedures . . . . 10 ZoneMail Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Enrollment Policies and Procedures . 12-13 Pronto Information 13 Orientation, Assessment and EducationalPlan................... 14 Degree, Certificate and Transfer Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-16 HyFlex Flyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Summer 2023 Sessions . . . . . . . 18-35 Explanation of Terms used in the Course Listings on CLASS-Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Summer Course Listings . . . . . . . 20-35 Fall 2023 Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . 36-87 Description of Section Types . . . . . . 37-38 Explanation of Terms used in the Course Listings on CLASS-Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Fall Course Listings . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-87 MathPathways................... 88-89 Fees and Payment Policy . . . . . . . 90-91 NelNet Payment Program . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Financial Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 BCRC Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Academic and Student Support Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94-96 Umoja Flyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 College Policies and Procedures . . . 98-100 Summer Camps 2023 . . . . . . . . . 101-102 Campus Safety and Security . . . . . 103-105 Parking Permits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Emergency Alert System . . . . . . . . . . 106 Bookstore Information . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Transit (Bus) Pass Information . . . . . 107 Final Exam Schedule . . . . . . . . . . 108-109 Campus Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 New 3D Campus Map Info . . . . . . . . 111 Campus Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
2 LPC TuitionFREE Contact us for more information: Financial Aid Office I Building 1600, Room 1650 I Livermore, CA 94551 I Ph: (925) 424-1580 Eligible Students • First-time college students that have not attended college before. Students who have earned college credit prior to high school graduation or students enrolled at Las Positas College during the Summer immediately prior to Fall 2023 are eligible. • Must be enrolled in, and must complete, 12 or more units per semester during Fall 2023 and Spring 2024. • Must be a California resident or AB 540 student. Application Process 1. Apply to Las Positas College. 2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the CA Dream Act Application (CADAA) by July 1, 2023. What costs are covered? The Las Positas College Promise will cover students’ tuition, the $46 per unit enrollment fee. Don’t qualify for this free tuition program? We can still provide support! Contact the financial aid office to learn about the other forms of financial assistance available to you. The Las Positas Free Tuition Promise for 2023-2024 Las Positas College now offers free tuition for first-time, full-time students. See below for details:
3 • Learn within your budget • Earn more with a degree • Get the money to pay for the education you deserve YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE! Nothing should stand in the way of your future. That's why financial aid is available to most students who need it. Get help paying for college costs like tuition and books to help you reach your educational and career goals.
4 ACADEMIC CALENDAR April 24 STATE MANDATED - CalWORKs, DSPS, EOPS/CARE, Foster Youth, Homeless, Student-Parent and Veterans begins April 26 COLLEGE PRIORITY - Student Athletes, Student Government Officers, International Students, Puente Students, and Umoja Students begins April 27 Continuing students with 3 Core Services completed begins April 29 New Hawk Day (early registration) May 1 New students with 3 Core Services completed begins May 1 Returning students with 3 Core Services completed begins May 3 Continuing students who have not completed the 3 Core Services begins May 5 Students on probation, dismissed status, or those who have completed 100 or more degree applicable units at LPC or Chabot College May 5 OPEN REGISTRATION May 15 Special Admit/Concurrent high school students Registration Dates for SUMMER/FALL 2023 FALL 2023 Drop for Non-Payment Deadline Must Pay by Students who register for Fall classes between April 24 - May 29, 2023 June 7, 2023 Drop for non-payment will be processed on June 8, 2023. Students who register for Fall classes between May 30 - July 7, 2023 July 19, 2023 Drop for non-payment will be processed on July 20, 2023. August 14 Convocation Day August 15 College Day August 16.........................................................Fall semester begins (full-term classes only) August 16 Associate Degree and/or Certificate of Achievement filing period begins through October 20 August 19. Instruction begins for Saturday classes September 1 Last day to ADD/DROP with No Grade-of-Record (NGR) - In-Person (full-term classes only) September 2 College closed – no Saturday classes September 4 Last day to ADD/DROP with No Grade-of-Records (NGR) - Online via CLASS-Web (full-term classes only) September 4 Holiday – Labor Day (college closed) September 5 CENSUS date (full-term classes only) October 19. Flex Day (all classes scheduled before 4:00pm canceled; however, classes beginning after 4:00pm will meet as scheduled) October 20. Deadline to apply for an Associate Degree and/or Certificate of Achievement November 9 Last day to WITHDRAW with a “W” - In-Person (full-term classes only) November 10 Holiday – Veterans Day (college closed) November 12 Last day to WITHDRAW with a “W” - Online via CLASS-Web (full-term classes only) November 22 - 25 Holiday – Thanksgiving Recess (college closed) (no Saturday classes) December 9 Last day of Saturday classes December 12. Last day of Instruction December 12. Last day to request Pass/No Pass (full-term classes only) December 13 - 19 Final Examination Period December 16 Final Exams for Saturday classes December 20 - January 1, 2024 Holiday – Winter Recess – No Instruction January 2, 2024 Instructors: Fall 2023 grades due by 11pm via CLASS-Web Week of January 8, 2024 Students: Fall 2023 grades available via CLASS-Web FALL 2023 Semester Calendar (DATES APPLY TO FULL-TERM CLASSES ONLY) CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT APPLICATION DEADLINE March 13 - May 12, 2023 Accepting High School Concurrent Enrollment Applications for Summer 2023 March 13 - July 28, 2023 Accepting High School Concurrent Enrollment Applications for Fall 2023 May 30 - June 29 1st 5-week session June 12 - Aug 3 8-week session June 19 Holiday - Juneteenth Observance (college closed) June 20 - July 27 6-week session July 3 - Aug 3 2nd 5-week session July 4 Holiday –Independence Day Observance (college closed) July 20 Deadline to file for an Associate Degree and/or Certificate of Achievement August 3. Last day of Summer session August 7. Instructors: Summer 2023 grades due by 11pm via CLASS-Web Week of Aug 14, 2023 Students: Summer 2023 grades available via CLASS-Web SUMMER 2023 Sessions
5 REGISTRATION DATES - SUMMER/FALL 2023 Your registration priority group and registration date are determined by the completion of the Three Core Services (Orientation, Assessment, and Student Educational Plan), the number of units completed and in-progress at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, and maintaining good academic standing The registration date shown below is the first day that a student is eligible to register for classes based on their priority group. Students may continue to register for classes any day after their priority registration date. STUDENT STATUS CRITERIA FOR GROUP REG DATE CalWORKs DSPS EOPS/CARE Foster Youth Homeless Student-Parent Veterans STATE MANDATED PRIORITY GROUPS • Must complete all 3 Core Services • Must be in good academic and progress standing • Must have less than 100 degree applicable units April 24 Student Athletes Student Government Officers International Students Puente Students Umoja Students COLLEGE PRIORITY GROUPS The only students in this priority group are noted in the left column • Must complete all 3 Core Services • Must be in good academic and progress standing • Must have less than 100 degree applicable units April 26 Continuing Students who COMPLETED all 3 Core Services CONTINUING STUDENT REGISTRATION SCHEDULE Priority registration date is based on the following: • Completion of all 3 Core Services • Good academic and progress standing • Must have less than 100 degree applicable units • And total units completed (including in-progress units) • 60 - 99 9 units will register on April 27, 2023 • 45 - 59 9 units will register on April 27, 2023 • 30 - 44 9 units will register on April 28, 2023 • 15 - 29 9 units will register on April 28, 2023 • 0 5 - 14 9 units will register on April 28, 2023 April 27 - 28 New Hawk Day EARLY REGISTRATION EVENT April 29 New Students NEW STUDENTS eligible for this registration date are: • Students who have completed all 3 Core Services • Students enrolled in less than 0 5 units May 1 Returning Students RETURNING STUDENTS are eligible for this registration date if they: • Completed all 3 Core Services • Are in good academic and progress standing • Have less than 100 degree applicable units May 1 Continuing Students who HAVE NOT completed all 3 Core Services CONTINUING STUDENTS are eligible for this registration date if they: • Have not completed all 3 Core Services • Are in good academic and progress standing • Have less than 100 degree applicable units • CalWORKs, DSPS, EOPS/CARE, Foster Youth, Homeless, Student-Parent and Veterans will register on May 2, 2023 • Student Athletes, Student Government Officers, International Students, Puente Students, and Umoja Students will register on May 2, 2023 • 30 - 99 9 units will register on May 3, 2023 • 0 5 - 29 9 units will register on May 4, 2023 May 2 - 4 Students on Probation/Dismissal Excessive Units • Students who have been on Academic and/or Progress Probation for two consecutive semesters and/or have been placed on Academic and/or Progress Dismissal • Students with over 100 degree-applicable units May 5 OPEN REGISTRATION All Students (except High School Concurrent Enrollment Students) Open Registration begins for students: • Who have not completed all 3 Core Services • Admitted to the College after all groups have registered May 5 Concurrent Enrollment Concurrent Enrollment Registration Begins High School students (grades 9 - 12) applying for Summer/Fall 2023 May 15
6 STEPS TO SUCCESS Apply For Admission. Apply For Financial Assistance. Complete An Online Orientation. Complete Placement and or Assessment Register For Classes. Pay Fees! Complete Your Student Education Plan. STEP 01 STEP 02 STEP 03 STEP 06 STEP 04 STEP 05 Enroll Now: http://www.laspositascollege.edu/stepstosuccess/newstudent.php
8 ADMISSION INFORMATION WHO MAY ATTEND LAS POSITAS COLLEGE Admission is open to anyone who is: • 18 years of age or older; or • A high school graduate or completed a high school equivalency test, General Education Degree (GED) or California High School Proficiency Exam; • A high school student currently enrolled in 10th, 11th or 12th grade may participate in the Concurrent Enrollment Program HOW TO APPLY FOR ADMISSION Apply online at www laspositascollege edu You will be asked to create an account on CCCApply before being directed to the application After the application has been received, you will be sent an email confirmation with additional information You will also receive a student identification number (which begins with a “W”) Use this number to conduct all college business and access college services You may also log into CLASS-Web to obtain your “W” student identification number COMMUNICATION VIA ZONEMAIL ACCOUNT All admitted students are given a student email account through The Zone web portal All messages from the College are sent to this account Registration dates will be emailed to your ZONEmail account As you complete your 3 Core Services, you may be eligible for an earlier registration date than previously assigned Please check your ZONEmail regularly for important notices from the College • Go to wwwlaspositascollegeedu • Click on “The ZONE” • User ID: use your W number PIN: Same six-digit pin used for CLASS-Web • Log in and click “What is my college/district email address?” link under “Quick Check” • Click the Email icon and log in with the email as your username, and password (same six-digit pin used for The ZONE and CLASS-Web) Instructions on “how to forward your ZONEmail” to your personal email are located on page 12 In addition to registration date notifications, students will also receive waitlist information, instructor emails, Financial Aid notifications, and general College information STUDENT DEFINITIONS NEW STUDENT You are a new student if you have never registered in classes at LPC Apply online RETURNING (FORMER) STUDENT You are a returning student if you have not attended LPC during the past two semesters Reapply online CONTINUING STUDENT You are a continuing student if you have attended LPC during at least one of the two most recent semesters Do not reapply CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT STUDENT You are currently a high school student enrolled in grade 10, 11, or 12 An admission application and supplemental paperwork is required for each semester/term of attendance ENROLLMENT STATUS BASED ON UNIT LOAD Full-time student Registered for 12 or more units Three-quarter student Registered for 90 to 115 units Half-time student Registered for 60 to 8 5 units Less than half-time student Registered for 0 5 to 5 5 units Noncredit only student Registered for 00 units RESIDENCY For purposes of determining enrollment fees, students are identified as either residents or nonresidents Residents: Those who have lived in California as legal residents for at least one year and one day prior to the first day of a new semester/term and who can demonstrate intent to remain a California resident Noncitizens who meet residency requirements and who desire to enroll as a California resident must provide documentation Nonresidents: Those who do not meet the California resident requirements In addition to the enrollment fee, nonresident students are required to pay nonresident tuition For further information concerning residence status, please contact the Admissions and Records Office NONRESIDENT TUITION EXEMPTION (VACA) Military veterans may be eligible for a tuition exemption based on VACA (Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act) criteria Veterans who qualify for Chapter 30 or Chapter 33 GI Bill, who live in California and enroll from active duty service of 90 days or more may be eligible for exemption of payment of nonresident tuition For additional information, please contact the Veterans First Program NONRESIDENT TUITION EXEMPTION (AB540) A California Nonresident Tuition Exemption may be granted to certain nonresident students who meet the exemption requirements set forth in Assembly Bill 540 To be eligible, students must have attended high school in California for three or more years, or attainment of credits earned in California from a California high school equivalent to three or more years of full-time high school coursework and a total of three or more years of attendance in California elementary schools, California secondary schools, adult schools, or a combination of those schools In addition, students must have graduated or will graduate from a California high school or obtained a certificate or General Education Development (GED), High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), or attainment of an AA degree from a California Community College, or fulfillment of the minimum requirements to transfer to a UC or CSU Students must also complete an affidavit to legalize immigration status as soon as possible, if applicable For additional information contact the Admissions and Records Office NONRESIDENT TUITION EXEMPTION (REFUGEES AND SPECIAL IMMIGRANT VISA HOLDERS) In 2017, the California Legislature enacted Assembly Bill 343, which established a new exemption from nonresident tuition for refugees with special immigrant visas (SIVs) For additional information, contact the Admissions and Records Office
9 ADMISSION INFORMATION ELIGIBILITY 1 Must be recommended by their high school principal, or designee 2 Must have written parental permission NOTE: Concurrent Enrollment students are not allowed to enroll in basic skill courses (English 100 level, all ESL courses, Math 100 level) (Ed. Code 48800). CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT ADMISSION CHECKLIST 1 Complete the online Admission application and print the confirmation page for your records 2 Fill out the REQUIRED Concurrent Enrollment Recommendation Form through AdobeSign Paper copies will not be accepted 3 Students attending home school should also submit a copy of their R4 Affidavits (CA Ed Code, section 33190) 4 You must consult the College Catalog to determine if any requested classes have prerequisites All prerequisites must be completed and cleared prior to registration For more assistance with prerequisites, visit the Counseling Office IMPORTANT: Students who wish to enroll in English and/or Math must still take the Assessment test or clear the prerequisite via Counseling. Visit the Assessment Center website for more information. HIGH SCHOOL CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT REGISTRATION for the Summer/Fall 2023 term begins: May 15, 2023 Students may begin submitting all required documentation through AdobeSign on the dates listed below: March 13 - May 12, 2023 − Accepting High School Concurrent Enrollment Applications for SUMMER 2023 After May 12, the High School Concurrent Enrollment program for the Summer 2023 term will be closed. March 13 - July 28, 2023 − Accepting High School Concurrent Enrollment Applications for FALL 2023 After July 28, the High School Concurrent Enrollment program for the Fall 2023 term will be closed. NOTE: Concurrently enrolled students will be permitted to enroll in a maximum of 11 units per semester (Fall and Spring), and a maximum of 6 units for Summer. Students will be treated as regular college students and are expected to comply with all college rules and regulations. Documentation received after the established deadline is not guaranteed to be accepted for enrollment Once your packet is processed, an email will be sent with registration information All students are strongly advised to complete assessments High School students must complete an online application and the required concurrent enrollment materials each semester and must have a high school grade point average (GPA) of 2 0 or higher FEES Enrollment fees are waived for students in the Concurrent Enrollment Program However, the Student Rep Fee ($200), the Health Services Fee ($21 for Fall and Spring, $18 for Summer), and the Transportation fee ($8 or $9 for Fall and Spring) are mandatory International, nonresident, and out-of-state students will be assessed tuition of $360 + $46 = $406 per unit Materials fees apply to some classes NONRESIDENT TUITION EXEMPTION (CH 31 – VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT) Out-of-state student Veterans under chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E), will be charged the resident rate, effective after Spring 2019 semester NONRESIDENT TUITION EXEMPTION (CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT) Concurrently enrolled students (high school students enrolled in college classes) who are classified as nonresident students for tuition purposes may be eligible for the Senate Bill 2364 waiver of nonresident tuition while still in high school Students must be special admit part-time (enrolled in 11 units or less) students who currently reside in California and are attending high school in California Students wishing to take advantage of this exemption should complete a nonresident exemption form and provide a copy of high school transcripts showing current enrollment Documentation should be submitted to the Admissions and Records Office INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Las Positas College is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students (F-1 and M-1 visa) Students seeking admission to Las Positas College must complete an international student supplemental application packet and submit academic transcripts or certificates, TOEFL or IELTS exam results and evidence of financial support and health examinations Information on specific language proficiency requirements and amount of adequate financial support may be found on the college website Las Positas College will make every effort to advise prospective international students of their admission status as soon as possible after receiving the required documents International students are encouraged to apply as far in advance of the desired entry date as possible to allow sufficient time for application processing and other arrangements Contact the International Student Program for more information MIDDLE COLLEGE Middle College is an alternative education collaboration between Las Positas College and the Tri-Valley Regional Occupational Program Middle College provides high school students from Dublin, Livermore, and Pleasanton an opportunity to begin taking college courses while still enrolled in high school Juniors and Seniors take classes at Las Positas College (up to 11 units per semester) and their is no cost to the student for materials, enrollment fees, or tuition Middle College is an excellent opportunity for high school students to complete curriculum required for high school graduation, get started on their college education, and begin to prepare for the workforce Additional information is found on the college website An application process for Middle College is open to students in the three Tri- Valley ROP districts: Dublin Unified School District, Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District, and Pleasanton Unified School District The application process opens mid-January for the following school year CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT PROGRAM Las Positas College provides opportunities for students in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades to enroll in college-level, degreeapplicable courses Students in or entering 8th grade may be admitted through special agreements between Las Positas College and school districts
10 COURSE REGISTRATION PROCEDURES ADDING CLASSES 1 Go to wwwlaspositascollegeedu 2 Login to CLASS-Web 3 Select the Student Services tab 4 Click the Registration link 5 Click the Add/Drop or Withdraw from Classes link 6 Select the term and click the Submit button 7 Enter the course registration number (CRN) 8 Click the Submit Changes button WAITLIST Students may reserve a space on the waitlist for courses that are closed due to reaching their maximum enrollment limit During registration, students will be automatically prompted to sign up for the waitlist if the class is closed Students cannot add themselves to the waitlist if one of the following conditions exist: a. Course prerequisites/corequisites not met; b. Registration holds; c. Waitlist class overlaps in time with classes already registered for; d Already on a waitlist for the same class (However, students may add themselves to waitlists for different classes); or e Adding to the waitlist exceeds the maximum unit load of 18 units WAITLIST NOTIFICATIONS All notifications for waitlist will be emailed to the student’s Zonemail account If a seat becomes available for a course, the student at the top of the waitlist receives a notification email to register for that class within 72 hours If the student does not take action before the stated expiration date and time, the student loses their spot to the next student on the waitlist and is removed from the waitlist ADD AUTHORIZATION NUMBERS The Add Authorization Number reserves your seat in the class and it is only valid before the census date Please check the academic calender If you miss the course add deadline, you will need to contact your instructor and ask to be added Your instructor will then submit a late add request online directly to the Admissions and Records office Students who are on the waitlist and wish to add should attend the first day of class Instructors will issue add authorization numbers to students in the order that they appear on the waitlist After waitlist students have been accommodated, the instructor may add any remaining students by priority number Students who have received an add authorization number from the instructor may then enter the 6-digit add code via CLASSWeb or The Zone The student must add the class by the add deadline (see Academic Calendar) HOW COURSE “ADD” PRIORITY IS DETERMINED Only the last four digits of the priority number are considered by an instructor at the beginning of each course when determining “add” priority for additional students The “add” priority number for new students will be zero for their initial semester of enrollment Students may attempt to add into open classes during the add period at the beginning of a term or semester Students are generally added from highest to lowest priority number Instructors will issue add authorization numbers to students in the order that they appear on the waitlist After waitlist students have been accommodated, the instructor may add any remaining students by priority number LATE REGISTRATION (First two weeks of semester) If you were unable to submit your application and register for classes before the semester begins, you will need to complete the following: 1. Submit an application online; 2 Attend class (Do not wait for your application to be processed); • Obtain an ADD AUTHORIZATION NUMBER from the instructor Be sure to have your priority number available Reminder: If there is space available, instructors will add according to waitlist priority before issuing adds to non-waitlisted students 3 Register • Enter the 6 digit number on CLASS-Web when prompted to do so in the registration menu Refer to the “Late Start” section for available courses ADD/ DROP dates for these courses may vary from full term courses STUDENT ID CARD All students are required to carry a valid photo identification card with current validation sticker This card is essential for use of library, computer lab, bookstore, Wheels (bus transportation) and other campus services Cards may be obtained at Admissions and Records, Building 1600 COMMON REGISTRATION ERROR MESSAGES EXCESS UNITS Students are eligible to take up to 18 units If a student wishes to take more than 18 units he/she must consult with a Counselor CLASS OVERLAP Students may be permitted to enroll in two classes that meet during any part of the same hour with approval from the instructor, but only if a class overlaps with another class for 15 minutes or less The class overlap approval form is accessible on the LPC website under the Admissions & Records page The form must be filled out by the instructor and signed by the appropriate Dean The Division Dean will forward the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office If approved, the Admissions & Records Office will notify and advise the student to register in the class REPEAT LIMIT EXCEEDED The student must consult with the Counseling Department PREREQUISITE NOT MET The student must consult with the Counseling Department
11 Here are three ways ZoneMail keeps you connected 1 Check your ZoneMail often, especially during registration periods and the beginning of each semester. You can also forward your ZoneMail to your personal email. 2 All the important information you need about your experience at LPC will be sent to your student email: • Registration • Financial aid • Student deadlines • Emergency alerts • Waitlist 3 You may check your student email on campus. Simply sign up for ZoneMail OR forward to your personal email: http://laspositascollege.edu/ ZoneInfo/index.php NEED HELP? ASK THE HELPZONE! Call (925) 424-1710 or send email to [email protected] @LPCOFFICIAL LAS POSITAS COLLEGE LASPOSITASCOLLEGE LAS POSITAS COLLEGE STAY INFORMED, FOLLOW US: WWW.LASPOSITASCOLLEGE.EDU ZONEMAIL INFORMATION
12 ENROLLMENT POLICIES & PROCEDURES OPEN COURSE POLICY In accordance with District Policy, all classes are open to enrollment and participation by any person who meets the academic prerequisites of the class and who is otherwise eligible for admission to Las Positas College CLOSED AND CANCELLED CLASSES Any class may be closed to further registration when it reaches the maximum size Additionally, if registration is insufficient in any class, it may be cancelled DROPPING CLASSES (“NGR”) AND CLASS WITHDRAWAL (“EW”, “W”) Students are responsible for dropping or withdrawing from classes Failure to follow the withdrawal procedures may result in a grade of “F” or “NP” (“NGR”) No Grade of Record Students who drop on or before the NGR (No Grade of Record) deadline date will not have a notation/grade appear on their academic record Students may apply for a refund through the Admissions and Records Office For course cancellations, students may be eligible for a refund (“EW”) Excused Withdrawal Excused Withdrawal occurs when a student is permitted to withdraw from a course(s) due to specific events beyond the control of the student affecting his or her ability to complete a course(s) Upon consultation with the course faculty and verification of these conditions or reviewing documentation substantiating the condition, an excused withdrawal symbol may be assigned “EW” The “EW” shall not be counted in progress probation and dismissal calculations (“W”) Withdrawal Class withdrawals that occur after the NGR drop period and prior to the “W” (Withdrawal) deadline date will result in a “W” notation on the student’s academic record Students are subject to all course fees and/or tuition “W” grades do not affect the student’s grade point average (GPA) However, excessive “W” notations may result in poor progress or dismissal status and may affect financial aid, athletic eligibility, and/or priority registration Note: Instructors have the option of dropping students who: (a) do not attend either of the first two class meetings; or (b) have excessive absences of four consecutive or six cumulative hours REPEATING A COURSE California regulations specify the circumstances under which a student may repeat a course per CA Ed Code §55040 - §55045 Procedures for Course Repetition A “Petition to Repeat a Course” request may be submitted to the Dean of Student Services or designee for consideration when the student has been blocked due to exceeding the limit of 3 attempts This petition is required for approval of repetitions beyond the limits noted in California regulations An unofficial transcript and personal statement is required and should be attached to the Petition to Repeat a Course form Students are advised that both the original and subsequent grade will remain on their transcript and that in transferring to another institution, they may be held responsible for all units attempted Please refer to the College Catalog for detailed information regarding course repetition policies and procedures COURSE PREREQUISITES A prerequisite is a requirement that must be completed prior to the registration of a course “Prerequisite” refers to the preparation or previous course work considered necessary for success in the course The college requires students to complete prerequisites as pre-enrollment preparation Prerequisites, which are listed in the College Catalog, include: 1 Courses for which specific prerequisites have been validated 2 Sequential course work in a degree-applicable program 3 Courses in which a prerequisite is necessary for transfer to a four-year college PREREQUISITE OVERRIDE POLICY Official transcripts are not evaluated upon receipt by the Admissions and Records Office If a student completed an equivalent course at another institution, s/he must submit a Prerequisite Override Request to the Counseling Department Visit the Counseling website at: wwwlaspositascollegeedu/counseling for more information regarding how to meet with a counselor ACADEMIC AND PROGRESS PROBATION There are two types of probation: Academic and Progress Students placed on probation may be required to meet with a Counselor to identify the deficiencies that created the probation status, develop success strategies needed to resolve the problem, and to develop a student educational plan for the upcoming semester RE-ADMISSION FROM DISMISSED STATUS Students who have been dismissed from Las Positas College for scholastic reasons may petition for readmission if eligible under College policy outlined in the College Catalog After completing the online application, students must submit a “Petition for Admission from Dismissed Status” to Counseling OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS Las Positas College provides a third-party online transcript ordering system through Parchment Inc Parchment is an efficient and accurate Transcript Ordering System created for the engaged student Parchment also provides, many transcript delivering options to the college of a student’s choice The Las Positas College Transcript webpage, located under the Admissions tab, provides additional information and a direct link to Parchment Inc Las Positas College offers two free transcripts for all students
13 ENROLLMENT POLICIES & PROCEDURES Free transcripts take ten business days to process and are sent first class mail through the US Postal Service Once the transcript leaves our college, it is the responsibility of the USPS to deliver Mailing is not trackable or guaranteed Lost transcripts may result in having to request and pay for additional copies The Las Positas College Transcript webpage, located under the Admissions tab, provides a direct link to the Transcript Request Form All other services are provided only through Parchment Inc Pick up service is not available for both free and Parchment transcript orders Unofficial transcripts are accessible through the student’s Class-Web account CROSS ENROLLMENT WITH CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY Students who have completed 20 transferable units at Las Positas College with a 20 cumulative grade point average (GPA) may be eligible to cross enroll with California State University (CSU), East Bay while completing coursework at Las Positas College Students may elect to cross enroll in courses at CSU East Bay which are not offered by Las Positas College including upper division courses Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at Las Positas College and 12 units between the two campuses For more information, contact the Counseling Department CROSS ENROLLMENT WITH UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY Students who have completed one semester as a matriculated student at Las Positas College with a 20 cumulative grade point average (GPA), and are currently enrolled in a minimum of six units, may be eligible to cross enroll with the University of California (UC), Berkeley A maximum of one course per term at UC Berkeley is allowed, and enrollment is on a space available basis Additional requirements apply For more information, contact the Counseling Department FEATURES Student engagement starts here. Pronto is a CANVAS integrated app that allows you to communicate with faculty, classroom communities and to receive important messages from the college. Download the app to your phone, pronto!
14 Welcome to Las Positas College! As part of our shared commitment to your educational success, we offer a number of programs and services to help you reach your educational goals Three important “Core Services” that are highly encouraged for priority registration are: Orientation, Assessment, and the Student Educational Plan (SEP) Learn about each of these essential services below: CORE SERVICE 1: ORIENTATION To help with your transition to LPC, an online orientation is offered for all students, including first-time college students and returning students Within the orientation, members of the LPC community will introduce you to the school’s programs, services, academic regulations, expectations, campus facilities, and student life You will need your LPC student identification number that was assigned to you to complete the online orientation Completion of the orientation is required to participate in priority registration at LPC Visit https://bw11 clpccdccca us/ to access the online orientation at the website CORE SERVICE 2: ASSESSMENT/PLACEMENT In order to help determine the proper course placement for you to begin your educational career at LPC, all students are encouraged to complete the Guided Self Placements for Math and English The Assessment Center also offers placement for English as a Second Language, Chemistry and Foreign Language (Spanish and French) courses Completion of the Guided Self Placement for Math and English or assessment for English as a Second Language is required to participate in priority registration at LPC Visit the Assessment Center homepage for more information If you have a documented disability and require accommodations, please contact the Disability Resource Center at (925) 424-1510 CORE SERVICE 3: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN (SEP) After completing your assessment, you will have the opportunity to schedule an educational planning session with a counselor to review your assessment results, to learn about your educational/career options and develop a Student Educational Plan (SEP) for your first year at LPC During your first semester of attendance, you are strongly encouraged to make an appointment to meet with a counselor to discuss your goals and develop a Student Educational Plan (SEP) The purpose of your SEP is to help plan the courses that are required to meet your educational goal(s) During your SEP appointment with a counselor, you will learn what courses you need, the overall time line to complete your goal, and the support services available to help your successfully achieve your goal(s) Visit the LPC homepage and search “Counseling” for counseling services offered, and available hours ORIENTATION, ASSESSMENT & STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN TRACK YOUR PROGRESS WITH DEGREE WORKS LPC offers a web-based tool to help you keep track of your educational progress! Degree Works (DW) allows you as a student to view your Student Educational Plan and confirm what courses you have completed, as well as what courses remain, toward meeting your educational objective(s) DW matches your academic and course history, as well as your current course schedule, against the degree requirements as defined in the LPC College Catalog* Thinking about adding a major, or changing your goal? DW also gives you the opportunity to explore “What If Scenarios,” to determine how your courses meet requirements for programs other than your current declared major Please meet with a counselor for questions about your educational goal or to change your Student Educational Plan To access Degree Works, follow these steps: 1 Visit the LPC Home Page and login to CLASS-Web 2 Once logged in, navigate to the Student Service tab 3 Scroll down to locate the Degree Works link *A degree audit created in Degree Works is not official notification of completion of degree or certificate requirements ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Las Positas College is authorized by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges to confer the Associate in Arts for Transfer degree, Associate in Science for Transfer degree, Associate of Arts degree, Associate of Science degree, Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, and Certificate of Competency upon students who complete the necessary requirements The Certificate of Accomplishment is not transcripted and provides industry-based professional development The following is a listing of academic programs currently offered at Las Positas College
15 2023-2024 Degrees and Certificates Associate of Arts (AA) Associate of Science (AS) Associate in Arts for Transfer (AAT) Associate in Science for Transfer (AST) CA Certificate of Achievement CE Certificate of Accomplishment - not transcripted NY Certificate of Competency - noncredit NL Certificate of Completion - noncredit Administration of Justice 21st Century Policing CA Administration of Justice* AA AS-T Anthropology Anthropology AA-T Apprenticeship Accounting Technician Accounting Technician CA Apprenticeship Information Security Analyst Information Security Analyst AS CA Apprenticeship Marine Technology Marine Technology Boating 101 CA Marine Technology Yachting 101 CA Apprenticeship Reddaway Heavy Truck Driving Reddaway Heavy Truck Driving CA Reddaway Heavy Truck Driving Academy CA Art Art: Emphasis in Painting AA Studio Arts AA-T Art History Art History AA-T Automotive Technology Automotive Advanced Smog Technician* NL Automotive Alternative Fuels/Hybrid Technology* AS CA Automotive Basics* NL Automotive Chassis* CA NL Automotive Drivability* CA Automotive Electronics Technology* AS Automotive Light Duty Diesel* AS CA Automotive Master* AS CA Automotive Mechanical* CA NL Automotive Smog* NL Automotive Smog Technician* AS CA Automotive Summer Camp* NL Concepts of Automotive Body Systems* NL Concepts of Automotive Chassis* NL Concepts of Automotive Know How* NL Concepts of Automotive Mechanical* NL Concepts of Automotive Powertrain* NL Aviation Drone Photography, Mapping, and Piloting NL Biological Sciences Biology AA AS-T Biology: Allied Health AA Biology UC Pathway AS CA Computational Biology* AA CA Business Accounting Technician* CA Bookkeeping* CA Business Administration AA Business Administration 2.0 AS-T Business Entrepreneurship* AA CA Business Workforce Proficiency* CA Customer Service* NL Retail Management (WAFC)* CA Small Business Management* NL Supervisory Management* CA Chemistry Chemistry AS Chemistry Education AS Communication Studies Communication Studies 2.0 AA-T Computer Information Systems Administrative Assistant* AA CA Administrative Medical Assistant* CA Cloud Computing* CA Computer Applications Software* CA Computer Information Systems* AA Computer Information Technologist* AS Data Analytics* CA Project Management* CA Web Development* CA Computer Networking Technology Cybersecurity and Network Administration* AS Cybersecurity Professional* CA IT Support Professional* CA Network Support Professional* CA Computer Science Artificial Intelligence* CA Computer Programming* CA Computer Programming for the Web* CA Computer Science AS Management Information Systems* CA Red Hat Administration* CA Early Care and Education Associate Teacher* CA Child and Adolescent Development* AA-T Early Childhood Development* AA CA Early Childhood Education* AS-T Early Childhood Intervention* AA Early Childhood Intervention Assistant* CA Elementary Teacher Education* AA-T Economics Economics AA-T Emergency Medical Services Emergency Medical Responder* CE Emergency Medical Services EMT-Paramedic* AS CA Emergency Medical Technologies* CA Engineering Civil/Mechanical Engineering AS CA Electrical Engineering AS CA Electrical Engineering UC Pathway AS CA Engineering AS CA Engineering Technology* AS CA Mechanical Engineering UC Pathway AS CA Software Engineering AS CA English Creative Writing CA English AA AA-T English as a Second Language Advanced ESL Communication Studies* NL ESL College Grammar Pathway NY ESL College Reading and Writing Pathway NY * Occupational programs designed for job entry; some courses are transferable to 4-year institutions
16 2023-2024 NL Environmental Science Environmental Science AS Environmental Studies Environmental Studies AA Film Studies Film Studies AA CA Fire Service Technology CA Fire Academy - Fire Suppression* CA AS CA Fire Service Technology* AS CA Geography Geography AA-T Geology Geology AS-T CA Geology Major CA Global Studies Global Studies AA-T Graphic Arts & Digital Media CA Graphic Design* AA CA Print Design* CA CA Health Public Health Science AS-T History History AA-T AS NL Landscape Design* CA CA CA CA AA CA Interior Design Interior Design* AS CA Journalism Journalism* AA-T CA Journalism and Media Studies AA Kinesiology CA Fitness Trainer* CA Kinesiology AA-T Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies AA-T Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Business AA Computer Studies AA AA AA Social and Behavioral Sciences AA Library Studies Basic Research Skills* NL AA CA Retailing* CA NY NY NY Math Jam Tutor Pathway NL AS-T Music Commercial Music: Music Business* CA Commercial Music: Music Technology Fundamentals* CA Commercial Music: Piano Teaching Fundamentals* CA CA Commercial Music: Teaching Beginning Piano* CA Commercial Music: Teaching Intermediate Piano* CA Jazz Studies CA Music AA AA-T AS-T AS CA CA Philosophy Philosophy AA-T Photography Photography* AA CA Physics Physics AS AA-T Psychology Psychology AA-T Psychology-Counseling Social Work and Human Services* AA-T Sociology Sociology AA-T Spanish Spanish AA-T CA Theater Arts CA Actors Conservatory* CA Musical Theater CA Technical Theater* CA Theater Arts AA AA-T University Transfer CA CA Enology* AS CA AS CA Wine Hospitality* CA Welding Technology Welding Technology* AS CA Women’s Studies AA-T
17 Las Positas College offers a wide variety of classes in the HyFlex modality. The term "HyFlex" combines the words "hybrid" and "flexible," meaning that the classes are offered online and on campus (hybrid), but they give you the choice of how you want to attend (flexible). HYBRID FLEXIBLE HYFLEX A mix of face-to-face, asynchronous, and synchronous online sessions Learners can choose their method of participation per session You get to choose how you attend your class, face-to-face or online (synchronous or asynchronous) Learn more and check out our list of HyFlex courses: laspositascollege.edu/onlinelearning/hyflex.php
18 SUMMER 2023 Summer 2023 Course Listings SUMMER 2023 SESSION DATES 1st 5-week session.........................May 30 - June 29 8-week session................................June 12 - Aug 3 6-week session..............................June 20 - July 27 2nd 5-week session.............................July 3 - Aug 3 Las Positas College will offer classes online, on-campus, and in hybrid or Hyflex modalities during Summer 2023. (See pages 37 - 38 for course type descriptions) Scan here to visit the current SUMMER 2023 class schedule online Please click on the QR code below, or visit https://bw11.clpccd.cc.ca.us/clpccd/2023/01/sched_l.htm to view the current class schedule online, and find information on student learning support resources, both virtual and on-campus.www.laspositascollege.edu