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COVID-19 Information

Student Services

Re-Entry Guidelines

Be sure you understand what's required of all students returning to Aims campuses. 

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We’re here for you

Campuses are open and we remain completely focused on helping you succeed via remote and in-person services.

Student services are operating in multiple formats

All Student Engagement, Inclusion, and Success (SEIS) departments are available in person on our campuses and remotely via Zoom, phone, or email.

Aims2UNC

No. These requirements can be found on the Aims2UNC page.

Yes. Services are offered both in person and remotely over email, phone or Zoom. Program announcements will be provided via the Aims2UNC D2L course shell. College-wide announcements are made via your @aims.edu email and the Student Weekly.

CARE / Counseling

Fill out the form linked below to refer yourself or another student to get connected to appropriate campus and community resources. You can also receive free counseling through the Counseling department by emailing Richard Hanks at richard.hanks@aims.edu or calling 970-339-6223.

Career Services (CS)

Absolutely! Career Services offers both in-person and remote appointments. Some of our appointments can also be done either via email (resume/cover letter review) or phone (Student Job Board navigation and troubleshooting). Please visit our webpage to discover great career content online. Email careerservices@aims.edu to set up your appointment or for more information.

Yes. For more information and to register for upcoming events and workshops, see events listed below. 

Career Services Events

Disability Access Services

Yes. You are entitled to all of the approved accommodations you have, as applicable to the course format. Please use your self-advocacy skills and communicate with your instructor. You can reach out to Disability Access Services (DAS) at any time: disabilities@aims.edu.

Yes, you can register with the DAS office at any time. Contact Disability Access Services to set up an intake appointment disabilities@aims.edu.

Students can provide documentation of a documented disability or diagnosis with an IEP, 504 plan, documentation from a medical provider, psychologist, psychiatrist, etc. Documentation can be submitted via an attachment to an email or fax to 970-475-2366.

Please use your self-advocacy skills and communicate with your instructor. Contact the Disability Access Service Office for any additional support as needed.
 

Just as you would email and request your approved testing accommodation for a face to face course, you can apply these same communication skills with your instructor that you wish to utilize these approved testing accommodations.

Contact your instructor and Disability Access Services for assistance and resources.

Financial Aid

In most cases no, but you could be placed in an ineligible SAP status. The Office of Financial Aid recommends students appeal their SAP status if they were placed in an ineligible SAP status due to COVID-19.

In most cases no, but you could be placed in an ineligible SAP status. The Office of Financial Aid recommends students appeal their SAP status if they were placed in an ineligible SAP status due to COVID-19.

You may be required to pay back a portion of the financial aid you have already received and you could be placed in an ineligible SAP status. The Office of Financial Aid recommends students appeal their SAP status if they were placed in an ineligible SAP status due to COVID-19.

Yes, the Office of Financial Aid has an appeal process called Professional Judgement. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for help with this process.

You will be placed back in an ineligible SAP status. However, The Office of Financial Aid recommends students appeal their SAP status if they were placed in an ineligible SAP status due to COVID-19.

You will be placed in an ineligible SAP status. However, The Office of Financial Aid recommends students appeal their SAP status if they were placed in an ineligible SAP status due to COVID-19.

The VA will process debts if you withdraw from your classes. Aims will be required to report your last date of attendance if you withdraw from classes. You will not receive a debt for failing a course if the failed grade was earned.

For questions not answered here, contact the Office of Financial Aid at financial.aid@aims.edu or 970-339-6548. Please keep copies of all documentation related to COVID-19 illness or quarantine (i.e. doctor visit summaries, doctors’ orders, medical bills, test results.) Depending on your individual circumstance, you may be asked to provide this documentation at a later date.

Library Resources

You have full access to all library databases, eBooks, eMagazines, and 24/7 reference chat service for research help and more. Please visit the Kiefer Library webpage.

  • Access the library’s 24/7 Chat Reference Help on the library webpage.
  • Additionally the librarians are available via email, zoom or phone to assist you: Ask a Librarian.
  • You also have access to our Research Guides in all major areas of study, and Tutorials.

We have a number of laptops, hot spots, calculators, textbooks, Books, DVDs (and other items) that you can check out for short term usage or for the entire semester. Please visit the library website for more information.

The Learning Commons is open and accepting returns. Check out their webpage for hours and locations. 

If you have tested positive for COVID-19, please hold on to library materials until you are cleared by your doctor. You can also contact the library at reference@aims.edu, or call us at 970-339-6458.

Yes you can request ILL materials. 

To access databases off campus, sign in to your account, when prompted, using your MyAims login (do not use @aims.edu). You will use the same password you use for MyAims.  If your password is too long, it will not work and may require that you change your password to access the databases. For additional assistance, email our Librarians at reference@aims.edu or contact a Learning Resource Technician for assistance.

Learning Commons/Computer Lab

The Computer Labs and library services have reopened for face-to-face assistance. For the most up-to-date information, including services available, hours, locations and contact information, visit our web page..

Absolutely! Our experienced and knowledgeable Learning Resource Technicians (LRTs) are available to assist you remotely and face-to-face.You can get in touch with us in the following ways:

  • Submit a request at Request for LRT Assistance
  • Call us at (970) 339-6506
  • Email, Google Chat or Hangouts message at lc.tech@aims.edu 

 
There are various types of assistance available to you based on what you need.  

Learning Resource Technicians (LRT) can help with a variety of technology assistance: 

  • General computer/device assistance
  • Password assistance
  • D2L and MyAims support
  • Learning technology softwares and applications (e.g., Microsoft Office, Google “G” Suite, Zoom, Quickbooks, Adobe Creative Cloud, etc.)
  • Syllabus and assignment comprehension

Visit Computer Learning Labs - Learning Commons to learn about additional areas of support or to submit a request for assistance.  Additional ways to contact a Learning Resource Technician are:

  • Calling (970) 339-6506
  • Sending an email, Google Chat or Hangouts message to lc.tech@aims.edu

Yes, IT support services are available and can be accessed in the following ways:: 

  • Phone: (970) 339-6380
  • Email: helpdesk@aims.edu
  • Contact IT Help Desk for desktop computer support, myAims help, password resets, and phone and wireless access support.  Visit the IT page to learn more about services they can provide.

Learning Resource Technicians are also available to assist you on all four campuses in addition to remote services.

  • Submit a Request for LRT Assistance
  • Send an email, Google Chat or Hangouts message to lc.tech@aims.edu 
  • Call (970) 339-6506

Student Activities, Inclusion, and Leadership (SAIL)

Yes! Virtual activities are still being held and in-person activities may be planned in accordance with the Aims re-entry guidelines. Please keep an eye on the Aims Student Weekly for updates and information.

Aims Student Organizations can plan events in accordance with the Aims re-entry guidelines.
 

Yes! Arty’s Pantry services are available on all four Aims campuses. Use the form linked below to place your order. 

Student Equity Office

Faculty and staff members are reminded that reporting of alleged misconduct or discrimination is required when they become aware of incidents or allegations involving members of the campus community, regardless of how they learn of the potential misconduct, whether in person, in writing, or online.

Please fill out the Title IX Report Form or the Civil Rights Report Form. To contact the Title IX Coordinator & Student Equal Opportunity Officer, Stephanie Lucero via phone please call 970-378-3587. Or please email at stephanie.lucero@aims.edu

Please use the Student Complaint Reporting Form for student complaints that do not involve harassment, discrimination, retaliation or a Title IX violation.

Or you may contact the Title IX Coordinator & Student Equal Opportunity Officer, Stephanie Lucero via phone at 970-378-3587. Or email stephanie.lucero@aims.edu

Testing

Currently, we are not offering academic testing services other than accommodated DAS testing. Please feel free to email us at assessment@aims.edu if you have further questions.

We are happy to announce that we have resumed academic accommodated DAS testing! There are limitations in place, so please email us at assessment@aims.edu to inquire about possible appointments and additional details. If you are a student and have not yet set up academic testing accommodations with DAS, please first reach out to DAS at disabilities@aims.edu to receive assistance during the initial steps.

We are happy to announce that we have resumed Aims Course Challenge Exams! For further information, please visit the course challenge procedure information on the testing page linked below. Once you are approved, an exam will be sent to the Greeley Campus Testing Center.  You will need to schedule an appointment to take it in person.

To schedule, or if you have any questions, contact assessment@aims.edu.

Good news! The College Student Inventory (CSI) is available through your MyAims account! You will need to log into your MyAims account, click on your Student box, click on Registration + Advising + Graduation, and then in the Registration box, you will see a link for the CSI. If you experience technical issues, please reach out to the Aims IT Help Desk.

We are happy to announce that we have resumed CLEP and DSST testing! Please email us at assessment@aims.edu to inquire about possible appointments. Note: We are NOT currently administering the DSST Public Speaking exam.

We are happy to announce that we have resumed Certiport testing on a limited basis! Please feel free to email us at assessment@aims.edu if you need to make an appointment or have further questions.

We are happy to announce that we have resumed NCCT testing on a limited basis! Please visit the NCCT section of our testing page for the list of our testing dates.

If you have further questions about NCCT testing, please direct them to NCCT.

If you are an Aims student who has not yet graduated or received their diploma, you may have to make an appointment to come to the Aims Greeley Testing Center for assistance while registering. Please email us at assessment@aims.edu to inquire about appointments.

We are happy to announce that we have resumed Pearson VUE testing on a limited basis! If our site does not show up as a testing location when you register through your testing client, that likely means our appointment slots are all full. Keep checking back, as we will add more testing dates/times as we move forward. If you have any specific Pearson VUE related questions, please direct them towards Pearson VUE or your testing client.

We are happy to announce that we have resumed FAA testing on a limited basis! To register for an FAA exam, visit their website.

If our site does not show up as a testing location when you register, that likely means our appointment slots are all full. Keep checking back, as we will add more testing dates/times as we move forward.

Aims Nursing Program application period has closed, so have halted virtual testing. However, we can administer HESI A2 tests in person if needed. Please refer to the HESI section of our tests page for additional details. For appointments or questions, please email us at assessment@aims.edu.

Very few programs at Aims require the Accuplacer for admission for students who have already graduated high school. Please check with your advisor or high school counselor for clarification.

If you are certain you need the Accuplacer, we are currently offering it virtually through a third-party proctoring service called Examity, or in person with an appointment.

To take the Accuplacer virtually, you will need the following:

-     A laptop or desktop computer

-     A webcam and microphone

-     A stable internet connection

-     A quiet, secluded place to test

Please email us at assessment@aims.edu to inquire about virtual or in-person Accuplacer testing.

We are currently offering the Aims Spanish & French placement exams and the Biology 105 & 111 test-outs virtually through a third-party proctoring service called Examity.

To take these testing options virtually, you will need the following:

-     A laptop or desktop computer

-     A webcam and microphone

-     A stable internet connection

-     A quiet, secluded place to test

Please email us at assessment@aims.edu to inquire about the virtual options or if you have any questions.

If you are unable to meet the above-listed requirements, please reach out to us to inquire about in-person testing options.

We are happy to announce that we have resumed proctoring services on a limited basis! If you are needing to find a secured proctor site for a test for another institution or organization, please feel free to email us at assessment@aims.edu for appointments or if you have further questions.

We are happy to announce that we will be resuming ACT WorkKeys exams for paraprofessionals starting the week of August 10th, 2021. Please reach us at assessment@aims.edu with questions or to schedule an appointment.

Transcripts

Yes. Visit our Transcripts page for instructions on how to order your transcript. You can also visit the Transcripts FAQ page for more helpful information. All transcripts are currently processing as normal.

Transfer (out) Services

Yes. Your Transfer Coach is ready to meet with you to discuss your next steps. This can be done in-person or via Zoom, email or phone. Schedule an appointment or email jackie.chabot@aims.edu.

Transfer Services is still offering events and recruiter tables; however, they will be exclusively virtual until further notice. For up-to-date information on colleges that will be hosting tables for virtual recruiters visit Transfer Services and be on the lookout for opportunities in the Aims Student Weekly. Email your questions to jackie.chabot@aims.edu.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees remain unchanged. The College has not increased tuition since 2014.

The online course fee is charged to all courses offered remotely and offsets the additional cost of technology.

The student fee funds a package of services, support, and opportunities for our student body as a whole.  Student activities, student clubs/organizations, student IDs, parking/bus passes, and several other services are covered by this fee.  These programs serve student interests and continue in the remote environment.

Learn more about tuition and fees at the link below. 

*All tuition and fee charges are subject to change by the Aims Community College District Board of Trustees as circumstances may require, without notice.

Tutoring Services

Tutoring sessions are being offered remotely and face-to-face for certain subjects. For the most up-to-date information on face-to-face tutoring as well as remote tutoring, please refer to our Tutoring Services page to learn more.

We have tutors for Accounting, Biology, Math, Reading and Study Skills, and Writing. Visit Tutoring Services to access all of our tutoring information.

For remote tutoring, please email the tutor for the subject (see below for available tutoring subject areas) you would like assistance with, and they will schedule a Zoom meeting with you as soon as possible.

For face-to-face tutoring, please email the tutor to set up an in-person appointment.

accounting.tutor@aims.edu
biology.tutor@aims.edu
mathtutor@aims.edu
reading.tutor@aims.edu
writing.tutor@aims.edu