REGENTS ONLINE CAMPUS COLLABORATIVE
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Regents Online?
Columbia State has joined the Tennessee Board of Regents in a collaborative effort to offer the Regents Online Campus Collaborative. All thirteen two-year community colleges deliver and award associate degrees, while the six TBR universities deliver and award bachelor and master degrees. Courses completed in the Regents Online are entirely online and transferable among all participating institutions. Students choose the college or university (home school) for their admission, registration, and degree award.
2. Where do I find a list of Regents Online courses?
For details and listings of all the Regents Online degrees and courses click on: http://www.rodp.org/degree-programs-courses/course-listings. Click on the course title to access the general course syllabus.
3. How do I register for Regents Online courses?
You register for Regents Online classes the same way as you would register for any other Columbia State course. Go to www.columbiastate.edu and click on MyCN. Regents Online section number is R50. To avoid deletion of your classes pay your fees and confirm by the scheduled deadline.
4. What is the Regents Online Tuition?
Regents Online students pay the same tuition as on ground courses plus a Regents Online online fee. Regents Online students pay for every credit hour regardless full-time status. For more information go to http://www.rodp.org/financial-aid-tuition/tuition-fees
5. Can I use my financial aid to pay for Regents Online classes?
6. Where do I buy my Regents Online textbooks?
To order your Regents Online textbooks go to http://www.rodp.org/ and click on Bookstore or visit Columbia State campus bookstore.
7. Can I charge my Regents Online textbooks to my financial aid?
When buying your books through the Regents Online Bookstore you will need to use a credit or debit card. You may be reimbursed later in the semester when your financial aid fund becomes available. If buying books from Columbia State campus bookstore, textbooks may be charged to your Finacial Aid.
8. Where do I go to access my Regents Online courses?
Students access Regents Online classes on the first day of class at http://www.rodp.org/ and click on Go To Class. Follow the instructions to establish your username and password. Regents online classes are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
9. How often should I log into my Regents Online courses?
You will need to participate regularly as part of the overall learning experience; in fact most students access their courses five to seven times each week.
10. Can I use Columbia State computers to do my class work?
Columbia State computer labs are available on scheduled times. However, if you course requires specific computer programs you will not be allowed to download any program on Columbia State computers. You will need to make your own arrangements.
11. Where can I find a proctor for my Regents Online exams?
Regents Online proctor information is available at http://www.rodp.org/current-students/test-proctoring
12. How can I ask for help if I am having problems understanding course material?
Students are encouraged to seek help early in the semester. Regents Online students have access to all college resources plus live, free-of-charge tutoring through SMARTHINKING at http://www.rodp.org/current-students/virtual-student-services#vt.
13. Who do I contact if I am having technical problems?
Regents Online Technical Support is available 24/7 by calling 1.866.550.7637.
14. Who do I contact if I am having Regents Online course issues?
Email or call Ms. Eugenia Bobo, Columbia State Regents Online Contact, at email@example.com or 931.540.2862.
15. How does my instructor evaluate my progress?
Your instructor will evaluate course progress based on course assignments, quizzes, and participation as described in the course syllabus. Your instructor may also monitor how many times you log on, your course navigation patterns, pages visited, and time spent reading course materials.
16. Do I have to attend an Regents Online Orientation?
The key to succeed in an online course is to be prepared before classes start. If you are a first time Regents Online students, it is recommended to complete this orientation available at http://www.rodp.org/orientation/.
To access Regents Online classes go to http://www.rodp.org/ and click on Go To Class.
For additional information about the Regents Online Programs and courses send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 931-540 2862.