2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 13

A-13 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
A–General Information
Toaccess thesecomputing resourcesor to log in to
theTMCCacademicclassroomcomputers, or the
TMCCwirelessnetwork, studentswill need to log
inwith theirTMCC student email usernameand
password, i.e., just theusername suchasdoej, not the
full email address.ToactivateyourTMCC student
email account, logon to
and follow
theprompts.
If youneedassistanceorhave forgottenyour
password, go to
for support
options.
Housing
Students fromoutside theReno/Sparks areaorwho
must relocate toattend school areencouraged to
makearrangements forhousingat their earliest
convenience.Thecollegedoesnot own, operateor
maintain listingsof approvedhousing facilities for
students.
ElizabethSturmLibrary,MeadowoodLibrary,
RedfieldLibrary, IGTAppliedTechnology
CenterLibrary
TheTMCC libraries arecommitted to serving the
academicandgeneral informationneedsof students,
staffand faculty.Reference librarians areenthusiastic
andpassionateabout assisting students infinding
andusing the resourcesmost efficient andeffective
incompletingassignments anddevelopingcritical
thinking skills and information literacy.
Inadedicated libraryclassroom, reference librarians
conduct libraryorientations for classes and tailor
theseorientations to specificdisciplines.The library
print andelectroniccollections support both
curriculumandgeneral interest.Referencebooks
areanexcellent startingpoint for research.The
library subscribes toonlinedatabases thatprovide
full-text access tomagazineandpeer-reviewed
journal articles.Onlinedatabases areavailableon the
library’shomepage fromanycomputer in theworld
linked to the Internet. Passwords are required foroff-
campus access.The libraryhouses avideocollection
that supports classroom instruction. Students can
borrowvideos forviewing in the libraryor athome.
Libraryhoursvaryby semester andmaybe foundon
the library’swebsite. Studentsmay reacha librarian in
personat the referencedesk in the library, byphone
at 775-674-7602or
.
Materials arecheckedout at thecirculationdesk.
Patronsmusthavea librarycard tocheckout
materials. Booksmaybecheckedout for a threeweek
loanperiodand renewed twice, unless anotherpatron
has requested the item. Patronsmay renew their
material either at the librarycirculationdeskorby
telephoneat 775-674-7600.Reserve items areavailable
for libraryuseat thecirculationdesk. Photocopying
is availableat $.10perpage.
Bothfloorsof theDandiniCampusElizabethSturm
Librarycontainample seatingand spacious tables
for study.Windows from the secondfloor embrace
panoramicviewsof theTruckeeMeadows andSierra
Mountains.Thewallsof the libraryareadornedwith
theart of student and local artists.
The libraryalsohas abranchat the IGTApplied
TechnologyCenter that assists thevocational-
technical programs andour collaborativeeffortswith
WashoeCountySchoolDistrict students. For library
hours andassistance, call 775-857-4990.
Library services areavailableon thefirstfloor
of theMeadowoodCenter, 5720NeilRoad.The
MeadowoodCenter librarycollection includes
materials that supportAdultBasicEducation, ESL,
general studies andgrantwriting. For libraryhours
andassistance, call 775-824-3816.
The libraryalsoprovides services at thefirstfloor
of theHighTechCenter atRedfield, 18600Wedge
Parkway, BuildingB.TheRedfieldcollections
primarily support theNursingandVeterinary
Technologycurriculums. For libraryhours and
assistance, call 775-850-4049.
PhiThetaKappa International
HONORSOCIETYFORTHETWO-YEARCOLLEGE
TheTMCCAlphaPiGammaChapterofPhi
ThetaKappawas chartered in1989.Thepurpose
ofPhiThetaKappa is to recognizeandencourage
scholarshipamongassociatedegree students.To
achieve thispurpose, PhiThetaKappaprovides
opportunity for thedevelopment of leadershipand
service, creates an intellectual climate toexchange
ideas and ideals, enhances lively fellowship for
scholars and stimulates interest incontinuing
academicexcellence. PhiThetaKappahasbeen
recognizingacademicachievement in two-year
colleges since1918.
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