2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 14

A-14 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
A–General Information
Invitation tomembership inPhiThetaKappacan
beextendedby thechapter to students enrolled
inanassociatedegreeprogram.The studentmust
havecompletedat least 12hoursof coursework,
above the100-level, leading toanassociatedegree
andhaveaminimumgradepoint averageof 3.5.
Qualified studentswill receivea letterof invitation to
becomemembers, thenperiodicemails about chapter
meetings andevents.
Additional information is availableon the
.
RecreationalFacilities
Students enrolled inanyTMCCclass areentitled
touse theTMCCFitnessCenter. FitnessCenter
membership is free for the semesterwhen registered
in somePEXandPTclasses. Personal training isalso
available;please inquirewithin theFitnessCenter.
Checkwith theFitnessCenter forcurrent semester fees
andhours, call 775-674-7974or stopbyRDMT101.
Students registered for seven (7)ormorecredits
atTMCCareentitled touse the facilities at the
LombardiRecreationBuilding,UniversityofNevada,
Renoat specifiedhoursuponpayment of a$80per
semester fee.Check theUNRwebsite for current
semester andwellnesspass fees.
StudentHealth InsuranceandHealth
Resources
Enrolled studentsmaychoose toenroll inanoptional
health insuranceplan. Students shoulddetermine
whichplanbestmeets theirpersonal needs sinceeach
planhas significantdifferences incoverage, options
andpremiumamounts. Students areencouraged to
review theoptions carefullybeforepurchasingaplan.
Students complete theappropriateapplicationand
submitpaymentsdirectly to the selected insurance
provider. Payment of premiums isnotprocessed
through theTMCCbusinessoffice. Formore
informationabout availableplans, pleasecontact
Admissions andRecords at 775-673-7042.
StudentPublications
Thecollege funds abimonthly studentnewspaper,
ECHO.Thenewspaper,whichpublishes seven issues
each semester, isdesigned to inform students about
thecollege, its functions andactivities. Students
interested inbecomingmembersof thepublications
staffor contributing relevant articles, photographsor
othermaterials areencouraged tocontact the student
publicationsofficeat 775-673-7171.
Transportation
RTCRIDE, thepublic transportation systemof the
Reno/Sparks area is available toand fromTMCC
campuses andeducationcenter. For routeand
schedule information, callRTCRidecustomer service
at 775-348-RIDE (775-348-7433)orvisit
. E
ach individual student
is responsible for transportation to thecollege.
RTC-WashoeandTMCC’sStudentGovernment
Associationhavepartnered toofferdiscounted
buspasses to students. Studentsmaypurchase
discountedbuspasses at theCashier’soffice in
RDMT318.
Equityand Inclusion
Office
TheEquityand InclusionOffice is responsible
for creating thevisionanddeveloping theoverall
diversity strategybasedupon thecollege’s strategic
directions. Itwill provideguidanceandcounsel to
the leadershipof theconstituent groupsof faculty,
staff, students, administrators, andexternal partners.
Theareasof focus include student equity, faculty
recruitment and retention, curriculum, student
cultural diversitycenter, compliance, andcommunity
engagement.
Theoffice seeks tocreateanenvironmentwhereby
thecollege responds tomeet theneedsof adiverse
collegecommunity forboth internal andexternal
constituent groups, and strives toprovideaclimate
of inclusivenesswithout regard to race, color, gender,
religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
disability,Veteran statusormarital status. It also
maintains aworkand learningenvironmentwith
apolicyof zero tolerance for sexual harassment
ordiscriminationandprovides training for all
administrators, facultyand staff.
TheEquityand InclusionOffice is locatedat 7000
DandiniBlvd.,RedMountainBuilding, room208.
Theofficehours are8a.m. to5p.m.Monday
throughFriday. Pleasecall 775-673-7123 formore
information.
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