Clinton Community College Glossary
These are terms used frequently in the day-to-day business here on campus that may be confusing to new students. Consider this your key to understanding the Clinton language!
First week of classes. Courses can be added or dropped without instructor's permission.
Assists in planning your program of study.
Office responsible for billing and collecting tuition payments.
Calculator Loan Program
Scientific calculators may be borrowed for semester-long math courses (from the library).
CCPT Clinton County Public Transportation
Public transportation offered by the Clinton County Public Transit Services.
Student lounge next to the Cafeteria (Twisted Pita Cafe) in the Moore Building.
Number of hours a course meets each week.
Your program of study (also referred to as "major").
A course offered online (distance learning).
12-18 credit hours per semester.
Courses that provide a broadly based education and transfer within SUNY.
A list of courses required to graduate.
Courses that meet both online and on campus.
A hold on students' records due to outstanding debt (books, money, health records, etc.).
A list of one's courses and grades
Short for pre-requisite, a course that is required in order to take a higher-level course.
Short for Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for students with a 3.5 GPA after completing 12 credits.
Office where students' official records are kept such as transcript.
Identifies class hours and days.
Students' electronic link to their schedules, grades, advisors' names and office hours.
Student government, responsible for disbursing student activity funds. Oversees clubs.
Description of course content, distributed by instructors to students.
"To be announced"
Coursework requiring access to the web.
The official means of communication at Clinton.