Industrial Technology Military Programs 

           

                                                                        P. O. Box 1280

                                                                        Bldg. 840, Room 105

                                                                        Little Rock Air Force Base

                                                                        Jacksonville, AR  72078

                                                                        Phone: (501) 988-1391

                                                                        Fax #:  (501) 988-1498

                                                                        E-mail: siuclrafb@centurytel.net  

                                                                       

                                                                       

Dear SIU-C Student:

 

            Welcome to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. You are among hundreds of students, both on campus and at military installations throughout the country, who are pursuing the Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology.

 

As you prepare toward graduation, there are a number of questions that will probably arise on a variety of different subjects associated with your education.  The attached handout has been provided to answer many of your questions.  However, if you have a question or a problem that is not addressed in the handout, please call us at (501) 988-1391 or stop by the SIU-C office.  You can also check out our web page: www.engr.siu.edu/outreach/Little%20Rock%20AFB.htm 

 

            We are here to provide guidance and assistance throughout your enrollment in the Industrial Technology program.   However, we also request that you become aware of your responsibilities in your education.  All enrollments, financial aid, receiving of transcripts and Core requirement approvals are handled by the Little Rock SIU office.

 

            Classes start at 8:00 a.m. sharp Saturday and Sunday on the weekends listed for each course.

 

            We hope that your enrollment with us will be both rewarding and enjoyable for you.

 

                                                                        Sincerely,

 

 

 

                                                                        Linda Eubanks

                                                                        Base Program Coordinator

                                                                        Industrial Technology Military Programs

                                                                        Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORIENTATION

 

I.                    Calculator needed

A.     Functions needed

1.      4 Functions N2 or Nx – all classes

2.      Trig (sin, cos., tan), Log & Ln – IT 307 & IT 390

3.      Statistical, log, n! – IT 375 & IT 475

B.     Some recommended calculators

1.      Sharp EL 506

2.      LCD Scientific

3.      TI-86 or better

 

II.                 Course Syllabus and Text

A.     Syllabus is available in the SIUC office two (2) weeks before the first weekend of class.

B.     Textbooks are ordered from MBS Textbooks as well as other on-line sources. 

C.     Pre-class homework/assignments

1.      Reading

2.      Attempt all problems

a.       Do not dwell on ones you cannot do.

 

III.               Methods of Study

A.     Different systems for each student

1.      Two hours a day

2.      Cram session

3.      Group study

4.      Individual study

B.     Get to know your classmates

1.      Help each other

2.      Exchange phone numbers

3.      Take turns organizing study groups

 

IV.              Independent Study Courses

A.     Different Types

1.      Text and assignments

2.      Research and projects

3.      Use of visual aids and computers

 

V.                 Military Assignment Freeze:

A.     Code 52

1.      Get it even if you don’t think you’ll need it

2.      Must map out completion of degree within one year

 

VI.              Capstone

A.     Must have an A.A.S. degree and a 2.25 GPA or better to qualify

1.      Must apply for it.

VII.            Additional Credits

A.     Use DANTES and CLEP (Generals only)

B.     Based on individual needs

 

VIII.         Math Requirements

A.     College Algebra and Applied Geometry and Trigonometry

B.     Pre-Calculus I & II (5 semester hours)

 

IX.              Tuition Payments in SIUC Office

A.     Due the first of each month

1.      Check or money order only.  NO CASH

2.      Bring payment stub of your student account

 

X.                 Classes held on Weekends

A.     Saturday and Sunday of scheduled weekends

B.     Eight hour class each day 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (0800 – 1630)

1.      Time includes breaks and lunch

C.     Instructor calls the shots!

 

XI.              Financial Aid

A.     Veterans Benefits

B.     Military Tuition Assistance

C.     Reserve Unit Educational Benefits

D.     PELL Grants

E.      Guaranteed Student Loans

F.      Corporate Educational Benefits

 

XII.            Make SIUC office aware of any problems which affect on-time coursework completion, class attendance, program progress and tuition payments.

A.     We can probably help

B.     Read the newsletters

 

XIII.         Writing and Report Aid

A.     The Little Brown Compact Handbook, 3rd edition (1998) by Jane E. Aaron

B.     Dictionary

 

XIV.         Bad-weather Policy

A.     If the instructor can be here, classes are held (providing LRAFB is open).

B.     You may call the base inclement weather number to find out if the base is closed to non-essential personnel.  Call (501) 987-HERK (4375).

C.     Call the SIU office and leave a message on the answering machine if you cannot attend, (501) 988-1391.

D.     E-mail the SIUC office at siculrafb@centurytel.net

E.      Listen to local T.V. and Radio Stations

 

 

CLASS CANCELATIONS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS

 

The Southern Illinois University courses at Little Rock Air Force Base will be canceled ONLY IF THE LITTLE ROCK  AIR FORCE BASE HAS BEEN CLOSED TO ALL NON-ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL OR IF THE INSTRUCTOR HAS CHOSEN TO CANCEL.

 

If a course has been canceled by an instructor, the instructor and/or the SIUC staff will call the students.

 

If all classes at the Little Rock AFB site are canceled due to the weather conditions, the following radio and television stations will broadcast the cancellations.  The broadcast will state that the Little Rock Air Force Base is closed or Southern Illinois University at the base is closed.

 

PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE DURING NORMAL HOURS OF OPERATION REGARDING CANCELLATIONS OR DELAYS.  IF I CANNOT BE REACHED AT THE OFFICE THEN LEAVE A MESSAGE ON THE OFFICE ANSWERING MACHINE. 

 

Every effort is made to notify all state and local radio and television stations. 

 

ALL CANCELLED CLASSES WILL BE MADE UP IN SOME WAY!!!

 

Linda Eubanks                                     Dennis Lithgow

E-mail:  siuclrafb@centurytel.net                           E-mail:  denbeclithgow@juno.com

 

 

 


CLASSROOM AND BUILDING POLICY

 

TO:                  LRAFB Faculty and Students

 

FROM:            Southern Illinois University students

 

 

1.                  At the end of each day, desks must be in rows with the chairs pushed in properly.

 

2.         Please remove all trash from the floors, tables and chairs.  Put the trash in the trashcans located in the classrooms or in the hallway.  Do not throw trash on the hallway or restroom floors.  Please make sure you use the trashcans located in the hallway and restrooms.  Do not put trash in the aluminum-recycling bin.

 

3.         If you have liquid remaining in your cup or glass, please dump it in the sink prior to disposing of it in the trashcan.

 

4.         All windows must be closed and locked before leaving the room.

 

5.         You are required to clean any spills.    Paper towels can also be obtained from the restrooms.

 

6.         All smokers must utilize the designated smoking areas located 50 feet from building.    DO NOT USE THE ENTRANCE WAYS AS A SMOKING AREA.  Please deposit all smoking materials into the containers located in the smoking areas.

 

There is minimal janitorial service to this building and the classrooms.  However, it is still necessary to maintain neat and orderly classrooms.

 

Thank you for your assistance

 


Saluki Net

 

World Wide Web URL:            http://salukinet.siu.edu/

 

Enter your Student ID & PIN (your PIN can be found on your admission letter, please save this document.) 

 

Click “Your Personal Records” to:

v    View the addresses on file for you in SIS

v    Check the your Admission Application Status (for new students or those seeking readmission to the University)

v    Scholastic Information

v    Student Schedule (for any semester you’ve been registered since Fall 1990)

v    Transcript Unofficial (if you have been enrolled at SIUC any semester since Fall 1990)

v    Grades & GPA (only for the current and past two semesters)

v    Degree Progress Report

v    An unofficial display of how the course work you have on record fulfills the requirements of your academic program.

v    “What if?”  An opportunity to see how your course records might “fit” in another major or in another degree program.

v    An opportunity to see an organized presentation of how program requirements are defined.

 

v    Check Financial Aid Information

v    Has my Loan Check Arrived?

v    Is My Financial Aid Application on File?

v    Financial Aid Estimated Cost of Attendance

v    Status of Cancellation/Prepayment Waiver

 

v    Bursar Information

v    Account Information

v    Amount of Financial Aid Credits Posted