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EFSC Student Information: Impact of Hurricane Irma Closure
September 18, 2017 - Below is the text of the full email sent to EFSC students from Dr. Linda Miedema, Vice President, Academic/Student Affairs and Chief Learning Officer, regarding the impact of the Hurricane Irma closure of EFSC Campuses and reopening on Sept. 18.
Dear EFSC Students:
It is our sincere hope that you have recovered from Hurricane Irma. This can be a very stressful period and we all want to return to a sense of “normal.” As we do, please remember that our College's student counseling resource EFSCares is available if you need assistance.
The College’s goal for our students is to minimize withdrawals by facilitating your ability to complete your coursework this fall. Instructors will be discussing their plans for course completion with students this week.
The College has established the following guidelines:
12 Week Session Impact: for classes scheduled to begin September 11, 2017
- Fee Due Date changed to September 21, 2017 at 5 p.m. Students who have not paid by this time will be dropped and will not be permitted to re-register into that term's classes. Login to myEFSC and click on “Pay My Bill” to pay online. Visit any campus cashier office to pay with check or cash.
- Students may drop classes through 5 p.m. on September 21, 2017. Students may use the online registration system to drop online.
- Students may be added to classes, with instructor approval, through 5 p.m. on September 21, 2017. Students must be added through the advising office. This is for current, active students only.
- Students may change to audit status through 5 p.m. on September 21, 2017. The “Audit Form” must be submitted through the Admissions and Records Office.
- Absolutely no drops/adds after September 21. Withdrawals only.
- Book vouchers are available for use through September 28, 2017.
- Financial Aid disbursement will be October 4, 2017 with refunds received by Bank Mobile by October 6, 2017. See Aid Disbursement Process at EFSC.
There will be no change in the following withdrawal deadlines. For extenuating circumstances, the Associate Provosts and Deans will work with students for exceptions.
- Full term – October 26
- 12 Week Session 1 – October 5
- 8 Week Minimester A – September 21
- 12 Week Session 2 - November 2
- Minimester B – November 16
Financial Aid Related Deadlines
Dates related to aid disbursements and textbook vouchers have been adjusted for the 12-week term that would have begun on Sept. 11. Use the links to view those updates.
Please know that all of us at the college are here to help you any way we can.
If you have more questions, contact your instructors or the Provost’s office on our campus.
Dr. Linda Miedema
Vice President, Student and Academic Affairs and Chief Learning Officer
Eastern Florida State College