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Current Dual Credit Students
 
 
Fall 2019 Dual Credit Information: 
 
  • MAKE SURE TO TURN IN ALL MISSING DOCUMENTS TO THE CAREER AND COLLEGE CENTER. Documents can be completed online or can be downloaded on the right side of this web-page. Possible missing documents may include:
    • Dual Credit Contract- Required for all DC students.
    • Updated Contact Information Form- Ensures effective communication with student & parent/ guardian on Dual Credit matters.
    • Bacterial Meningitis Shot Record- Required for all DC students taking face to face courses on the Victoria College Campus.
    • FERPA Form-  **Optional - Ensures parents have access to students’ academic records, payments and other important information.
    • Online Dual Credit Agreement Form- Required for all DC students. Complete the online form here.
    • Credit by Exam Form- Needed if student has taken & passed an AP Exam or wishes to earn a college credit via SAT or ACT scores.
 
  • LAST DAY TO DROP A FALL 2019 COURSE IS October 30th.
    • How to drop a course:
      • Pirate Portal > Registration Folder > Drop Classes - Fall 2019
 
  • SCHEDULE YOUR EXAMS & FINAL EXAMS!
    • Not sure how? Click on the "How to Schedule your Finals" document on the right side of this screen!

 
Spring 2020 Dual Credit Information:
 
  • Confirm your class(es) and complete all checklist items before December 6th with Ms. Koebrick and your counselor.
    • If you do not confirm your courses with Ms. Koebrick before the deadline or you have missing items after the deadline, you will not be registered and you may lose scholarship eligibility.
  • Registration begins November 4th.
  • The dual credit payment deadline is January 7th! You must pay your balance in full or be on an official payment plan with Victoria College prior to the deadline. 
    • All unpaid classes will be dropped if not paid by the payment due date and time.
  • Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% refund is January 10th.
  • Spring 2020 classes begin Monday, January 13th.
  • Deadline to confirm courses and turn in all documents for Fall 2020 is February 7th.
 
 
How to Pay:
  • PAY ONLINE:
    • Pirate Portal > Payments folder > Make/Manage Payments
  • PAY IN PERSON:
    • Victoria College Main Campus > Student Services Building > Payments Office
    • Phone: (361) 485-6840
    • Hours:
      • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 AM – 6 PM
      • Friday: 7:30 AM – 5 PM
  • PAYMENT PLANS: Once registered for classes, you can enroll in a payment plan to secure your classes (Pirate Portal > Payments folder > Make/Manage Payments > Payment Plans > Enroll). A $20 nonrefundable fee is required to enroll in a payment plan. Before you submit a payment in a payment plan, a schedule of payment deadlines and amounts due will be provided. A $25 late fee will be charged for each payment that is not received by the due date. Payment plans are available online in the Pirate Portal or in person at the Payments Office at the Victoria College Main Campus.
 
Access your Pirate Portal:
  • Once you have been registered for your course, you will need to access your Pirate Portal to see your schedule, make payments, access online portions of your course, access your email and other resources. Follow the steps below to access your student portal:
    1. Go to the Victoria College homepage (victoriacollege.edu) and click on "Pirate Portal" in the top-right corner of the screen.
    2. Click "New users click here to setup account" > "New User. Get your username and password here if you are new student of employee".
    3. Complete the requested information.
    4. The system will then give you your V number (Student ID/ Username) and your password.
    5. You can now log in to Pirate Portal.
    6. Need help? Watch the Pirate Portal tutorial video here.
    7. For additional assistance with Pirate Portal, please contact the VC Help Desk at (361) 582-2509.
 
Purchase books, access codes and materials for your course:
  • Not sure what you need? Visit the Victoria College Bookstore in person or online to order and/ or pick up your items.
  • Bookstore Hours and Location -
    • Located in the Victoria College Student Center Building
    • Hours: Monday - Thursday (8:00am - 6:30pm) and Fridays (8:00am - 2:00pm)
    • Bookstore Website and Textbook Lookup: Click Here!
    • Additional Information:  Click Here!
 
Get familiar with CANVAS:
  • Students who have online courses will access their class through CANVAS which is located on the left-hand side of your Pirate Portal. In CANVAS you will see all course content related to your course. Students that have a face to face course with a virtual Friday may need to log on to CANVAS to complete assignments on these days. (The content posted for your course and assignments required for your course are at the full discretion of the instructor). Each course will have different content (videos, readings, lectures, etc.) that is specific to that course and that instructor.
 
Read your Syllabus:
  • Each course will have a syllabus that outlines the rules and expectations of the course. Fully read the syllabus prior to beginning any course to learn about expectations, rules, required books and materials, assignments, test requirements, instructor office hours and other important information and resources related to the course.
 
Find and look over your schedule:
  • Follow these steps to find your schedule Pirate Portal > My Class Schedule & Grades folder > My Class Schedule.
  • Helpful Hints:
    • Schedule Terminology - MW (Monday & Wednesday), TR (Tuesday & Thursday), F (Friday), TBA (Online Component)
    • Buildings - Click on our campus map here to see what building your class is in.
 
Schedule your exams in advance at the testing center as required by your instructor(s):
  • You can make your exam appointment with the VC Testing Center here.
 
For information on the Tutoring Center, click the following link:
 
For more Victoria College resources, click any of the following links:
 
 
 
 

Ms. Bailey Koebrick

Victoria East Career & College Coach

 361.788.2820 ext 38652

bailey.koebrick@visd.net