Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.40
Liaison Kirsten Gabrielsen
Submission Date Jan. 21, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Orange County Community College
PAE-10: Affordability and Access Programs

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Christine Work
Institutional Planning, Assessment & Research Officer
Institutional Planning, Assessment & Research
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Does the institution have policies and programs in place to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s participation in federal TRIO programs:

TRIO serves 232 students annually; it has existed at SUNY Orange since 1993. TRIO serves low income and first generation college students by providing a wide range of academic and personal support activities. The program waives tutorial fees for TRIO participants, provides peer mentoring, financial literacy/ financial aid counseling, scholarship application assistance, academic counseling/ skills workshops, and personal and career counseling.


A brief description of the institution’s policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students?:
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A brief description of the institution’s programs to equip the institution's faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:
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A brief description of the institution’s programs to prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education:
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A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

The College does award scholarships to students (first time and returning students) who have been identified as having a financial need. For the AY 2010-2011, a total of 27 scholarships were award to high need students.


A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide parents of low-income students through the higher education experience:
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A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:
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A brief description of the institution’s other admissions policies and programs:
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A brief description of the institution’s other financial aid polices or programs:
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A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs not covered above:
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The website URL where information about programs in each of the areas listed above is available:
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