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About This Handbook
Welcome From the Campus President............. 3 Registration Deadlines and Dates...............10 Right to Change Requirements
Section Two: Campus Information...............4 Course Transfers and Waivers
Graduate Transfer Credits
Undergraduate Transfer Credits.................11 Location
Courses Taken at Other Argosy Classrooms
seCTion one inTroduCTion
ABOUT THIS HANDBOOKThe Argosy University, Denver Student Handbook is designed to serve as a valuable resource to assist you in your progress and success in your academic program. The handbook makes it easy to know where to go for resources and information, and includes policies and procedures that are important for you to read and understand.
The Argosy University, Denver Student Handbook incorporates by reference the Argosy University 2010-2011 Academic Catalog. Regulations and procedures found in this document are considered to be a part of this handbook. Make sure to reference your Academic Catalog.
WELCOME FROM THE CAMPUS PRESIDENTWelcome to Argosy University, Denver. Congratulations on your decision to obtain a professional degree. We are excited to have you as a student and we look forward to helping you pursue your educational goals. This student handbook provides you with information regarding policies, procedures and resources. Keep this booklet available for easy reference to enable a successful academic experience. We thank you for choosing Argosy University, Denver. It will be an honor to assist you with your education. Your participation in our educational community will add a unique flavor to our campus.
Best wishes, Marcia Bankirer, PhD Campus President Argosy University, Denver RIgHT TO CHANgE REqUIREMENTS Argosy University, Denver reserves the right to change the policies contained within this student handbook from time to time. Accordingly, although, notice is not required for a new policy to take effect, Argosy University, Denver will make reasonable attempts to notify students promptly of any policy changes through web site or email postings, mail distributions or other methods deemed appropriate by the University administration. Students are responsible for making themselves aware of any changes.
seCTion Two Campus informaTion
CAMPUS FACILITIESLOCATION Argosy University, Denver is conveniently located at 7600 E. Eastman Ave., Denver, Colorado.
Denver is one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in the United States. It’s a thriving metropolis, but still retains the relaxed, friendly culture of its Western heritage. Its diverse population is young and well educated, and the city continues to attract leading industries.
A one-hour drive finds world-class skiing and water sports, amidst the breathtakingly-beautiful Rocky Mountain scenery. In the mountains and in the city as well, opportunities for biking, hiking, rollerblading, and other individual sports abound.
Denver is the home of four major-league sports franchises: the 2007 National League champion Colorado Rockies, the Super Bowl XXXII and XXXIII winner Denver Broncos, the Stanley Cup champion (1995-1996 and 2000-2001) Colorado Avalanche, and the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association.
Many students at Argosy University, Denver make their first career contacts in Denver, at the hub of business for the western United States. Professional organizations, major corporations, high-tech companies, retail fashion stores, hotels, restaurants, design firms, and many other creative organizations offer opportunities for professional networking and potential employment.
OFFICES All administrative offices and faculty mailboxes are located on the third floor.
CLASSROOMS Classrooms are equipped with TVs, VCRs, DVDs, and white boards. Overhead and LCD projectors are available..
LIBRARY The library, also referred to as the Information Commons, houses the book, journal, and video collections, a photocopier, study spaces, and computers for catalog and resource access.
COMPUTER LABA separate computer lab is available to all students. There are computers with Microsoft Office and other software packages students may need.
TRANSPORTATIONDriving Directions to Argosy University, Denver from the West on 6th Avenue Take the US 6 East, W 6th AVENUE becomes E 6th Ave.
Turn RIGHT/SOUTH on I-25 Turn LEFT/EAST on East Hampden Avenue Turn LEFT/NORTH onto South Tamarac Drive Turn Left/WEST onto E. Eastman Avenue The parking structure is located next to the school.
Driving Directions to Argosy University, Denver from the West on I-70 Take Interstate I-70 EAST Turn RIGHT/SOUTH on I-25 Turn LEFT/EAST on East Hampden Avenue Turn LEFT/NORTH onto South Tamarac Drive Turn Left/WEST onto E. Eastman Avenue The parking structure is located next to the school.
LEFT/EAST East Hampden Avenue Driving Directions to Argosy University, Denver from the East Travel to Colorado Boulevard Take Colorado Boulevard SOUTH Turn LEFT/EAST on East Hampden Avenue Turn LEFT/NORTH onto South Tamarac Drive Turn LEFT/WEST onto E. Eastman Avenue The parking structure is located next to the school.
Driving Directions to Argosy University, Denver from the South Take I-25 NORTH Take RIGHT/EAST onto East Hampden Avenue Turn LEFT/NORTH onto South Tamarac Drive Turn Left/WEST onto E. Eastman Avenue The parking structure is located next to the school.
Directions to Argosy University, Denver from the North Take I-25 SOUTH Take LEFT/EAST onto East Hampden Avenue Turn LEFT/NORTH onto South Tamarac Drive Turn Left/WEST onto E. Eastman Avenue The parking structure is located next to the school.
Denver Bus and Light Rail Systems Phone: 303.299.6000 and 800.366.7433 Website: www.rtd-denver.com FYI: Routes serving Argosy University, Denver are 27, 35, and 105
BUILDINg AND OFFICE HOURS
Argosy University, Denver Admissions Office hours are:
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 8:00 pm Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
COMPUTER LAB HOURS
Argosy University, Denver Computer Lab hours are:
“When the school is open, the Lab is open.”
Argosy University, Denver Library hours are:
“When the school is open, the Information Commons is open.”
STUDENT SERVICES/STUDENT FINANCE HOURS
Argosy University, Denver Student Services (Registrar, Bursar, and Financial Aid) hours are:
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
ADMINISTRATION CONTACT INFORMATION
CAMPUS INFORMATIONArgosy University, Denver 7600 E. Eastman Ave.
Denver, CO 80231 Phone: 303.923.4110 Toll Free: 1.866.431.5981 Fax: 303.923.4111 Admissions Phone: 303.923.4110
DISABILITY SERVICESThis service is coordinated by the director of Student Services.
TUTORING SERVICESThis service is coordinated by the program chairs.
TURNITIN Turnitin is used by all faculty and many students to check papers submitted for classes for plagiarism and writing style problems. To log in to Turnitin, go to www.turnitin.com and follow the on-screen instructions to create a user profile. An instruction book is available both on the Turnitin Web site and in the library. Students will receive an access code from their instructor before using Turnitin.
WEB SITES AND PUBLICATIONSwww.argosy.edu (Argosy University official Web site) This site allows students to view all national Argosy University campus information, apply for admission, access to financial aid links, career services and online courses.
http://direct.mbsbooks.com/argosy.htm (MBS Books) This Web site allows students to buy new and used textbooks.
http://Journeyed.com/argosy (Online Student Technology Store) This Web site allows students to purchase software, hardware and technology accessories.
ARgOSY UNIVERSITY STUDENT PORTALArgosy University Student Portal can be used to view your academic record, register for classes, pay your tuition, check your financial aid status and check your Argosy University Email.
• Go to https://mycampus.argosy.edu.
• Log on to Argosy University Student Portal using your Username and your Password. For first time users, please click on the link for New Students to create your account. You will be prompted through a series of screens to setup your login information and security questions. Once you have completed the setup you will be redirected to login to the Student Portal with your newly created login information.
• To view your academic record, register for classes, pay your tuition, and check your financial aid status, click on the link for My Self Service.
• While in the My Self Service area, make sure to click on the link My Profile, then My Information. Under the link for My Information, you will be able to view your Argosy University Email Address.
To Access your Argosy University Email Account while you are in the Student Portal*:
All University correspondence will be sent to your Argosy University Student Email Account. The format of your student email account will be ex: firstname.lastname@example.org.
• From the Main Page, click on Email Portlet, Click here to sign on.
• A new webpage will open directly connecting you to your email inbox.
• Your pop-up blocker must be disabled or set to allow pop-ups for your student portal to work correctly.
Note: If your mailbox is full you will not be able to receive email.
• You may choose to forward your Argosy University student email to another email account.
Follow the directions posted in your student portal.,
ARgOSY UNIVERSITY DISTANCE LEARNINg INFORMATIONArgosy University uses the eCollege platform for online and blended Online Learning courses. Some face-to-face courses may also use eCollege to share platform information electronically.
1. Go to the Argosy Student Portal at http://mycampus.argosy.edu and enter your Student Portal login and password; click the Login button.
2. On the portal homepage, look for the My Classes section on the right side of the screen.
Click the course title link to access Accessing eCollege your online classroom directly through the Argosy University or Student Portal Click the red “Go to my classes” button locate your courses in the eCollege Course List. Click the blue title link to enter the course.
You will have access to your courses 3-days before the first day of a session.
1. Go to http://myeclassonline.com; click “NO” on the pop up eCollege Technical window requirements
2. Click “Technical Requirements”; click “NO” on the pop up window It is highly recommended that you complete an eCollege tutorial before starting courses. To access the tutorial, click on the red “Go to eCollege Student my classes” button in the student portal 2 weeks before the session Orientation Course starts. This orientation course will remain in your account until you complete your program.
You must login and participate in their eCollege course on a weekly Participation basis. Please see your course syllabus for additional information.
If your course is using an eBook, the link to your book will be available in your eCollege course.
Textbooks If your course is using a printed textbook, your book will be available at the MBS Direct online bookstore: http://direct.mbsbooks.com/argosy.htm ◦ Contact the Student Technical Help Desk for support using the Student Portal, online eCollege classroom, Argosy Digital Bookshelf and eBooks, or student email at 1.866.4.ARGOSY Online Classroom (1.866.427.4679) Support ◦ Contact your instructor for questions about course requirements.
◦ Contact your campus if you believe you are enrolled in the wrong class or section.
Updated: March 2010
EMERgENCY PROCEDURES AND CLOSINgSIn case of a life threatening situation, dial 911.
If life is in danger, please EVACUATE the building in a calm manner—DO NOT RUN. Please help those who need assistance due to physical impairment. There are two exit doors located on the first floor.
FIRST FLOOR Exit the stairwell and proceed to the nearest exit. From the stairwell, evacuate to the NE corner of the building WITHOUT crossing the street.