Being in college
is different from being in high school. Generally, you will
have more freedom to choose your schedule than in high school.
You have more responsibility to work on your own and to get
Could you explain what a 3 credit course means?
Most college classes meet 3 hours per
week in the regular fall and spring semesters. Thus, 3 credit
hours are awarded upon successful completion of the course.
Can I work and attend college at the same time?
Yes. However, balancing work and school
is essential. A suggested balance could be 12-15 college hours
and working 20 hours or less, or 7 college hours and working
How can I succeed in college?
Don't miss the first class in the semester
Attend every class
Always ask questions
Stick to your study schedule
Do not procrastinate (put off work)
Be prepared for each class
Be on time
Turn work in on time
Do not expect extensions for late work
Who can I see for help with my class work?
Your professor has office hours each
day. These are in their syllabus and are posted outside their
office door. Your professor is in the office to meet with students.
The Learning Assistance Center (LAC) offers free tutoring service to currently enrolled students.
Where do I buy my books?
You may purchase books in the College
Bookstore housed on the first floor of the North Building, or on the internet.
Used books are often a savings. Keep your receipt in case you
purchased the wrong book.
Can I ride the bus to Eastfield College?
DART serves the Eastfield Campus. There
is a bus stop near the flag poles near Campus Center. You can
pick up schedules in the Student Programs and Resources Office
(SPAR) on the first floor of Campus Center.
Are there Clubs and Organizations at Eastfield College?