General Information

General Information

  • For registration information and dates, please consult the Registrar's Calendar at www.pierpont.edu/calendars/registrars_calendar.asp.   Contact the registrar at 304.367.4141 for more information.
  • Each of the courses may require one to three on-campus meetings.
  • Students taking online courses are required to have reliable access to a computer and the Internet as well as a mastery of basic computer skills.
  • If you have any questions about individual courses contact the instructor for that course.
  • Unless otherwise stated by the instructor for your online course, you will have access to your course beginning the first day of the semester.
  • Accessing Online Courses

    To access an online course,

    1. Go to: http://myCampus.pierpont.edu.
    2. Log in with your UCA and password.  If you have not done so already, you can activate your UCA here.
    3. In the Applications block on the top left side of the page, click on the Blackboard icon.
    4. Once you are logged on you will be at the My Blackboard page, where you will see links to your online courses.
    5. Select the hyperlink of the course name to access your course.

    Note: You can find online documentation and support for at the Teaching & Learning Commons Blackboard/Vista Supported Technology page.

    Students taking online courses are required to have reliable access to a computer and the Internet as well as a mastery of basic computer skills.

    • Taking an online class requires, among other things, that students be independent learners capable of meeting established deadlines. To learn more about the characteristics of successful online learners, click here.
    • If you have any questions about individual courses contact the instructor for that course.
    • Unless otherwise stated by the instructor for your online course, you will have access to your course content beginning .

    Blackboard Vista

    All online courses are administered through Blackboard Vista. Blackboard Vista is a fully integrated, web-based virtual course environment, which is available to all students at Pierpont C&TC. To access an online course,

    1. Go to: http://myCampus.pierpont.edu.
    2. Log in with your UCA and password.  If you have not done so already, you can activate your UCA here.
    3. In the Applications block on the top left side of the page, click on the Blackboard icon.
    4. Once you are logged on, you will be at the My Blackboard page, where you will see links to your online courses.
    5. Select the hyperlink of the course name to access your course

    Advising

    For information about online courses or programs, contact:

    Office of Admissions
    Phone: 304.367.4855
    E-Mail: admit@pierpont.edu

    Bookstore

    On-campus bookstore: http://fairmontstate.bkstore.com
    On-line bookstore: http://www.whywaitforbooks.com

    Financial Aid Information

    Online information about financial aid and application procedures can be found in "Applying for Financial Aid."

    Financial Aid Office
    Enrollment Services
    Room 236 Hardway Hall
    1201 Locust Avenue 
    Fairmont, WV 26554

    Tel: 1-800-641-5678  Choose Option 3
    304-367-4213    Fax: 304-367-4584
    Email: FinancialAid@pierpont.edu

    Office Hours: Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment

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