College Enrollment Definition
Thomas Edison State College’s Enrolled Student policy is to be used when verifying student enrollment status for employers, career services and similar inquirers. Thomas Edison State College considers students enrolled when they pay the Comprehensive Tuition Plan, the Enrolled Options Plan and Technology Services Fee or course tuition as part of the Per Credit Tuition Plan. A student’s enrollment date is defined as the date the College receives the Annual Enrollment Tuition or Comprehensive Tuition or the 10th day of a term in which the student enrolls under the Per Credit Tuition Plan. This fee or tuition covers a period of one year of service. Students who are enrolled with the College under these plans may choose to complete their degree requirements at TESC or by assessment or transfer credits or through a combination of both methods. Even if students are not taking courses at TESC, they are considered enrolled in the College if they meet the criteria listed above.
Students enrolled in some Thomas Edison State College degree programs, such as School of Nursing programs, and through contractual and military agreements [i.e., Corporate Choice®, GoArmyEd, Military Degree Completion Program (MDCP), Navy College Program, and the Rutgers University School of Health Related Professions joint degree program], maintain the enrolled student status by demonstrating academic activity by attempting a minimum of 3 semester hour credits over the course of the 12 month period for which they are enrolled.
Requests for enrollment verification should be directed to:
Thomas Edison State College
Office of the Registrar
101 W State Street
Trenton NJ 08608-1176
Financial Aid Enrollment Definition
For Federal Title IV program purposes only, the College reports enrollment status of full-time, part-time or less than half-time to the National Student Clearinghouse using the prescribed definition regarding the number of TESC Online or Guided Study credits being taken at any given time. This definition should be used for the inquirers needing enrollment status for Title IV program purposes only. These enrollment verifications are to be directed to the Clearinghouse.
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