Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 43.60
Liaison Kirsten Gabrielsen
Submission Date Feb. 4, 2014
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STARS v1.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Kirsten Gabrielsen
Sustainability Coordinator
Biology
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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:

SUNY Orange is the recipient of a Title III Federal grant totaling $1,886,481 for a project entitled “Transforming the Student Experience to Increase Engagement, Persistence and Retention.” The program simplifies and demystifies the college experience and provides support for at-risk students, particularly those who are low-income, from ethnic minorities, and/or the first in their families to enter college.


A brief description of the institution’s policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students?:

Financial Aid


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:

Scholarship (Entering, Continuing, and Graduating)


A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

Need based scholarships


A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide parents of low-income students through the higher education experience:

Financial Aid website, Financial Aid presentations


A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:

Admissions counselors visit High Schools in low income neighborhoods.


A brief description of the institution’s other admissions policies and programs:

Open admission


A brief description of the institution’s other financial aid polices or programs:

Federal and Local aid, Work study


A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs not covered above:

Bridge program, Learning Communities.


The website URL where information about programs in each of the areas listed above is available:

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