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Palmer Student Services

FINANCIAL AID

Palmer Campus has a full-time staff to serve the financial aid needs of students. Documents, forms and applications for student aid programs -- including scholarships -- are available.  Our EOCstaff in room 114 can help you apply for lottery-funded tuition assistance and fill out your FAFSA application. The office at Palmer is located in Room 124 in the Admissions Suite. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m, Monday - Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Friday. Call 843.722.5520 or visit Financial Aid for more information, forms and helpful tips.  We also have VA Staff on hand to assist you.

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STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER

The Student Success Center provides assistance with college, work and life. We can help you get started at TTC, improve your grades, choose a career, juggle classes and other responsibilities, and prepare for life after college. Come to Room 226 for help with career development, counseling, learning assistance, orientation, student employment, tutoring and testing. For more information, call 843.722.5516.

Testing
Palmer Campus offers CLEP, Dantes, Compass and Instructional testing. The Compass test is the placement test that Trident Technical College utilizes for entrance into the college.Instructional testing is provided to students with disabilities, students that need to make-up any test, and distance learning students. Call for hours.

Orientation
A mandatory procedure before registering for classes. New students and those that change their major receive their academic advisor here. The orientation process consists of three parts: exploring TTC website, watching DVD Video and meeting with the Orientation Leader to receive their academic advisor. Non-degree registration. No appointments necessary.

Career Development
Assists students to choose a major and career. Career inventories are available.

Counseling
Academic information for prospective students, advising undecided students, career development & decision making, personal counseling and early alert.

Disability Services
Provides assistance to students with varying types and degrees of disabilities. Services provided on a case-by-case basis, with proper documentation of disability.

Student Employment
Through workshops and one-on-one employment counseling, we assist students and graduates with resume writing and interviewing skills. Lists of full and part time jobs and Career Fairs are available. Work study is designed to meet the work needs of the College and other agencies while giving students experience and networking opportunities.

Learning Assistance
Offers assistance to TTC students on the Palmer Campus in the following ways:

Individual tutoring, workshops, instructional videos and DVDs, reference materials, handouts and worksheets.

The Male Mentor
This program provides support resources outside of the classroom to help male students achieve their educational and personal goals.A representative (Mr. Wrighten) is on Palmer Campus every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. Please call 843.574.6652 for more information.

GRANTS

Educational Opportunity Center | Room 112-114 |843.722.5512
EOC is designed to assist adults in continuing their education.Assists with refers for GED, preparation of financial aid and other college related assistance.

Scholars Network Mr. Terrance Johnson |Room 226 |Once a week |843.574.6102
Helps students reach their educational and career goals through counseling, tutoring, transfer advising and other services.

Interpersonal Violence Advocate |Room 226 |Once a week |843.722.5560
Provides assistance to individuals experiencing varying types and degrees of violence in their lives.

Veteran's Upward Bound |843.574.6870
Free pre-college program that helps eligible U.S. military veterans brush up on their academic skills to that they can enter the college of their choice.

PALMER BOOKSTORE/BUSINESS OFFICE

Hours: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. - noon on Fridays.

The Palmer Campus Bookstore/Business office is located in Room 141. It has textbooks for most classes offered at Palmer, as well as a wide variety of supplies, accessories and snacks. You can purchase discount CARTA passes here and let someone else do the driving (and save money on gas). The Bookstore buys back used textbooks, when advertised. Tuition and fees are also paid here. For more information, call 843.720.5604 or visit TTC Bookstore.

OTHER SERVICES

Computer Labs - Check door for hours Room 252 843.720.5708
Financial Aid Room 122 843.722.5520
Learning Resource Center (Library) Room 229 843.722.5540
Student Activities & Clubs Ms. Regina Smart Room 121 843.722.5562
Student I.D. Cards Admissions Room 121 843.722.5562
"The Spot" Café Room 105 Check door for hours



 

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