Workshop: Quick Tips for Advising Continuing Students

Course ID - CTD0744-5      

Short Title: Quick Tips      

Audience:      Department Chairs and School Directors
Length of Workshop:        2 hours 
Prerequisite     none

The Quick tips for advising continuing students will provide attendees with quick tips on how to advise continuing students, including skills and strategies to work with these students.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the Degree Audit
  • Define “continuous enrollment”
  • Explain what “requirements as of” or “effective term” date mean
  • Identify older course #’s that may be used as substitutes for current requirements
  • Explain when re-testing is required
  • Explain Graduation Requirements
  • Describe CLAST and the exemptions
  • Explain “15 of the last 30 credits” and what it means toward graduation
  • Find the prerequisites for a program
  • Create an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP)
  • Describe alternative methods of instruction
  • Explain what to do if a student already has a Bachelor’s degree
  • Define a “transient” student



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0744-5
Course Title: Quick Tips 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.