The community service division office is responsible for the overall administration, budgeting, clerical services, program development, instruction, evaluations, contracts, scheduling and official record keeping and reporting for the division. The division office publishes a schedule of offerings fall, spring and summer and does advertising and promotion of offerings. The division office prepares instructional materials and offers certificates of completion to students. The office also reserves and prepares college facilities for use by outside persons, groups and organizations.
Schedules of course offerings are available a month prior to the beginning of each semester. The schedule can be picked up in the Community Services Building or be mailed upon request. A schedule is printed for fall, spring and summer. Registration for the Community Services classes is on a first-come, first-served basis, and many courses are limited in size. Students may register for any course in room 101 of the Community Services Building from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday. Students may also register by mail using the clip out coupon in the printed course schedule. Dates for registration at off-campus sites are published in the schedules.
The Angelina College Adult Education Cooperative is a group of adult learning centers that provide guidance in assisting adults in obtaining knowledge and improving skills. The centers offer a relaxed, informal learning environment with friendly, caring instruction.
Angelina College awards continuing education units (C.E.U.'s) to individuals who have successfully completed educational activities for which academic credit is not awarded. The C.E.U., by nation-wide definition, is "ten contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education adult or extension experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction". The C.E.U. is a means of recording and accounting for the various continuing education activities that one accumulated over a period of years, in transcript form.
Faculty members are selected upon the basis of competency and motivation from college faculty and from leading business and professional men and women in the community.
Charges for non-credit courses vary with the length and requirements of the course. The average cost of a course is $45. Course charges range from $15 to $675, with cost determined by length of course, instructional costs, and materials and supplies used. Course fees are published in each semester's schedules.
Withdrawing From Courses
Students wishing to withdraw from a credit-free course may do so at any time by notifying their instructor. However, those seeking a refund must notify the Community Services Division Office either by calling, in person, or in writing. Refunds will be issued according to the refund schedule listed in the college bulletin.
Career Development Program
This program encompasses the largest set of offerings in the division and provides all of the individual, business, industrial and non-profit job and contract training, retraining, upgrading, licensing and certification services. The career development program is divided into offering areas which include business, insurance and real estate; computer occupations; educational, technical and vocational occupations; food service occupations; and health career occupations.
Community Services Division Financial Aid Need Verification Form -Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG)