My First Year

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RESEARCH SKILLS AND HOW TO USE THE LIBRARY 
A good resource shouldn’t be hard to find! Learn about how to use the library to its full potential and polish up your research skills. 
Contacts & Useful Links
Library: Contact the Library

Research Help: Contact the Library
Ask a Question by Email: Click Here
Lindsay Willson, ext. 4624, Email Lindsay
Michelle Ward, ext. 4749, Email Michelle

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CITE IT RIGHT
Do you know when and how to cite your sources? Learn the proper way to cite sources in your assignments.
Contacts & Useful Links
Style and Citation Guides: View Guide
Reference (information desk): 250-762-5445 ext. 4307

 

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COURSE PLANNING AND EDUCATION ADVISING 
Make sure you’re on the right track to graduation. Education Advisors are here to help you map out your graduation goals.
Contacts & Useful Links
Advising: Click here 
Should you talk to a counsellor or an advisor?: Click Here
Have a quick question?: Ask an advisor
Contact by phone (Kelowna): 250-862-5451

 



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FAMILY AND PERSONAL HELP
Everyone needs a little help now and then. Find out about counselling services available on campus.
Contacts & Useful Links
Personal Counselling: Click here
Make an appointment: Click here
Ashley Steele, ext. 4840, Email Ahsley
Carolyn Palfrey Scherer, ext. 4407, Email Carolyn
Make an appointment by phone: 250-762-5451

 

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FINANCIAL AID AND INFORMATION ABOUT AWARDS
In need of financial assistance to support your educational goals? We’ve got you covered. Find information here about awards, bursaries, scholarships and student loans to assist you in achieving your dreams.
Contacts & Useful Links
Financial Aid and Awards: Click here
Okanagan College awards: Click here
Apply for awards: Click here
FAQs: Click here
Funding for upgrading: Click here
StudentAidBC: Click here
Contact by phone: 250-862-5419 or 1-800-767-5492

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HELP WITH WRITING, MATH OR SCIENCE
Become an independent learner through support from the Learning Centre. We’re here to help by providing assistance to students in Math, Science, reading, writing, ESL skills and study skills!
Contacts & Useful Links
Email: Learning Centre Kelowna
The Kelowna Learning Centre: Click Here

 

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DISABILITY SUPPORT
We provide equal access to educational opportunities for students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability, we’re here to assist you through College.
Contacts & Useful Links
About Accessibility Services: Click here
Angela Checkley: Email Angela
Piper Yacheson, Access Liaison, ext. 4730: Email Piper
Contact by phone: 250-862-5451

 

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ABORIGINAL SUPPORT AND TRANSITION
We provide Aboriginal support services such as visiting elders, cultural and academic workshops, Aboriginal peer mentors, assistance with Band funding applications and much more. Visit our website to learn more.
Contacts & Useful Links
Aboriginal Support Services: Click here
Academy of Indigenous Scholars: Click here
Aboriginal Services Team: Click here
Gail Smith, ext. 4682, Email Gail              

 

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