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Challenges and Referrals

( Note: Phone numbers are located at the end of this document. Also, many of the offices and resources have Beloit College websites for additional information.)

  • Additional support for international students is available from the Office of International Education.
  • Additional support for students of color is available from the Intercultural Center.

Academic Life

CHALLENGES CONTACT DEPARTMENTS/PEOPLE
  • specific course challenges
  • professor of the course
  • Learning Center
  • advisor(s)
  • Academic Advising Office
  • Writing Center
  • general academic challenges
  • professor
  • Learning Center
  • Academic Advising Office
  • advisor(s)
  • Writing Center
  • writing skills
  • Writing Center
  • Writing courses
  • faculty
  • Learning Center
  • study skills
  • Learning Center
  • faculty
  • advisor
  • Academic Advising Office
  • reading skills
  • Learning Center
  • faculty
  • advisor
  • Academic Advising Office
  • time management skills
  • Learning Center
  • faculty
  • advisor
  • Academic Advising Office
  • disabilities
  • Learning Center
  • choosing a major
  • academic departments
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • advisor
  • Academic Advising Office
  • designing a major/minor
  • Chair of Interdisciplinary Studies Committee (Associate Academic Dean)
  • faculty
  • advisor
  • Academic Advising Office
  • relating a specific major to occupations
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • academic departments
  • advisor
  • multiple academic interests
  • advisor
  • academic departments
  • Academic Advising Office
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • seeking direction in life and/or academically
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Academic Advising Office
  • advisor
  • faculty
  • Counseling Center
  • Intercultural Center
  • Director of Spiritual Life Program
  • seeking motivation
  • Counseling Center
  • advisor
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Academic Advising Office
  • Learning Center
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • Intercultural Center
  • Director of Spiritual Life Program
  • improve academic relationship with a professor
  • professor
  • chair of department
  • Academic Dean
  • advisor
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Academic Advising Office
  • sexual/personal harassment by faculty or staff
  • Personal Harassment Committee information (available in Dean of Students Office, Human Resources, or Academic Dean's Office for information in informal assistance and formal procedures)
  • academic dishonesty
  • professor
  • Dean of Students
  • chair of the department
  • taking a vacation term/options
  • Dean of Students Office OR

Academic Advising Office (must see for

checklist of procedures)

  • advisor
  • academic department
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • Office of International Education
  • thinking about transferring
  • Academic Advising Office OR

Dean of Students Office (must see for

checklist of procedures)

  • advisor
  • faculty
  • academic departments
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • chair of departments of new college (ask about number of years to graduation, getting into classes, programs, etc.)
  • dropping or withdrawing from a course
  • professor
  • advisor
  • Academic Performance Committee (aPC)
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Academic Advising Office
  • Registrar's Office
  • taking an incomplete
  • professor
  • Registrar's Office
  • advisor
  • Academic Advising Office
  •  Volunteering
  • Outreach Center
  • Americorp/Vista Volunteers
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • My Academic Plan (MAP)
  • advisor
  • academic departments
  • Office of International Education
  • Academic Advising Office
  • Going Abroad
  • Office of International Education
  • academic departments
  • advisor
  • Off-campus Study
  • Office of International Education
  • advisor
  • academic departments
  • Internships
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • faculty
  • academic departments
  • advisor
  • Field Term
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • faculty
  • academic departments
  • advisor
  • Taking a Course at another college or university
  • Registrar (general transfer, number of units)
  • academic departments (if for a major requirement)
  • advisor
  • Academic Advising Office
  • Checking Graduation Requirements
  • Advisor
  • chair of department
  • Registrar
  • Your MAP folder, catalogue and web site
  • Graduate School Selection and Preparation
  • academic departments
  • faculty
  • advisor
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • Learning Center
  • Academic Advising Office
  • Graduate School Scholarships
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • academic departments
  • individual scholarship advisors (names available from Academic Dean's Office)
  • faculty
  • advisor
  • Beloit College Scholarships
  • Website, various places
  • Financial Aid Office

 

Health

CHALLENGES CONTACT DEPARTMENTS/PEOPLE
  • exercise
  • Sports Center
  • Health Center
  • Student Engagement and Leadership Office
  • sleep
  • Health Center
  • Counseling Center
  • Dean of Students
  • Residential Life
  • dietary issues
  • Food Committee
  • Food Services
  • Health Center
  • Residential Life
  • weight/body image concerns
  • Health Center
  • Counseling Center
  • Sports Center
  • smoking cessation
  • Health Center
  • alcohol consumption
  • Counseling Center
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Residential Life
  • Health Center
  • Student Engagement and Leadership
  • addiction concerns
  • Counseling Center
  • Health Center
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Residential Life
  • sexual assault
  • for treatment - Beloit Memorial Hospital (security can transport)
  • for counseling - Counseling Center, Health Center, Associate Dean of Students
  • to file a report - Residential Life Office, Security, police

**NOTE: college employees are REQUIRED by law to report incidents

  • illness/injury
  • Health Center
  • Convenient Care (at Beloit Clinic)
  • Security (after hours)
  • Beloit Clinic
  • Mercy Clinic
  • Beloit Memorial Hospital Emergency Room
  • health with academics
  • Health Center
  • faculty
  • advisor
  • Learning Center (diagnosed disabilities)
  • Dean of Students Office (balancing classes or for long term absence from classes)
  • Academic Advising Office
  • contraception
  • Health Center
  • Beloit Community Health Center (Beloit Mall)
  • pregnancy
  • Health Center
  • Counseling Center
  • Beloit Community Health Center (Beloit Mall)
  • depression
  • Counseling Center
  • Health Center
  • Residential Life
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Security (will contact on call staff)
  • Away from Beloit College Opportunities
  • advisor
  • Student Engagement and Leadership Office
  • local churches/ministers
  • Spiritual Life Director
  • Office of International Education
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • Outreach Center
  • Vacation term - Dean of Students Office OR Academic Advising Office
  • International students - Office of International Education
  • Americorp/Vista Volunteers
  • thoughts of suicide
  • IMMEDIATELY CONTACT Counseling Center , Dean of Students Office, Residential Life, or Security (after hours)

 

International Students

CHALLENGES CONTACT DEPARTMENTS/PEOPLE
  • ESL challenges
  • ESL faculty
  • Office of International Education
  • Learning Center
  • clash of values
  • Office of International Education
  • Counseling Center
  • International Club
  • other students
  • Intercultural Center
  • exploring overseas programs internships or employment
  • Office of International Education
  • faculty
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • advisor
  • Academic Advising Office
  • culture or reentry shock
  • Office of International Education
  • Counseling Center
  • International Club
  • other students
  • Intercultural Center
  • Dean of Students Office
  • homesickness
  • Office of International Education
  • Beloit Host Family
  • Counseling Center
  • other students
  • Dean of Students Office
  • nowhere to go on holidays
  • Office of International Education
  • Beloit Host Family
  • other students

 

Leaving Beloit

CHALLENGES CONTACT DEPARTMENTS/PEOPLE
  • going abroad
  • Office of International Education
  • academic departments
  • advisor
  • going on a domestic off-campus program
  • Office of International Education
  • advisor
  • leaving Beloit during the semester
  • Dean of Students Office OR

Academic Advising Office (Must see

for checklist of procedures)

  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • advisor
  • academic departments
  • faculty
  • Counseling Center
  • taking a vacation term
  • Dean of Students Office OR

Academic Advising Office (Must see

for checklist of procedures)

  • advisor
  • academic department
  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • Counseling Center
  • Office of International Education
  • transferring
  • Dean of Students Office OR

Academic Advising Office (Must see

for checklist of procedures)

  • Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center
  • advisor
  • academic departments
  • chair of department of new college (about getting into classes, programs, number of years to graduation, etc.)
  • wanting to go home
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Academic Advising Office
  • Counseling Center
  • Residential Life Office
  • advisor

 

  Interpersonal Relationships

CHALLENGES CONTACT DEPARTMENTS/PEOPLE
  • boyfriend/girlfriend difficulties
  • Counseling Center
  • Residential Life Office
  • contraception
  • Health Center
  • Beloit Community Health Center (Beloit Mall)
  • depression
  • Counseling Center
  • Health Center
  • Dean of Students office
  • Security (after hours - will contact Student Affairs Staff on call)
  • parent/family difficulties
  • Counseling Center
  • Residential Life Office
  • Director of Intercultural Center
  • Dean of Students office
  • Office of International Education
  • sexual identity

(gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, homosexual issues)

  • Counseling Center
  • Associate Dean of Students Office
  • The Alliance
  • academic relationship with a professor
  • professor
  • chair of department
  • academic dean
  • Counseling Center
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Academic Advising Office
  • roommate problems
  • roommate
  • Resident Assistant (RA)
  • Residential Life Office
  • sexual assault
  • for treatment - Beloit Memorial Hospital (security can transport)
  • for counseling - Counseling Center, Health Center, Associate Dean of Students
  • to file a report – Residential Life Office, Security, Police

***NOTE: College reps (i.e., faculty) are REQUIRED by law to report incidents

  • sexual/personal harassment by a student
  • For counseling: Counseling Center, Associate Dean of Students
  • To file charges: security, Director of Residential Life
  • thoughts of suicide
IMMEDIATELY CONTACT COUNSELING CENTER OR DEAN OF STUDENTS OFFICE, RESIDENTIAL LIFE, OR SECURITY (after hours)

 

Social Life

CHALLENGES CONTACT DEPARTMENTS/PEOPLE
  • not making friends
  • Student Engagement and Leadership Office
  • Counseling Center
  • Outreach Center
  • Intercultural Center
  • Office of International Education
  • activities available on campus
  • Student Engagement and Leadership Office
  • Outreach Center
  • friends
  • Resident Assistant (RA)
  • Intercultural Center
  • academic departments
  • faculty
  • advisor
  • Beloit Weekly
  • Round Table
  • Email announcements
  • feeling isolated or alienated because of religious or political beliefs
  • Student Engagement and Leadership Office
  • Spiritual Life Director
  • Associate Dean of Students
  • Counseling Center
  • Intercultural Center
  • faculty
  • advisor
  • exploring religious or spiritual beliefs
  • Spiritual Life Director
  • Intercultural Center
  • Counseling Center
  • Nontraditional student (over age 24, married, have a child, veteran)
  • Nontraditional student group
  • Nontraditional study room in Pearsons (3rd floor)
  • Academic Advising Office
  • Intercultural Center
  • advisor
  • faculty
  • wanting to get off campus or away from the City of Beloit

 

 

  • Student Engagement and Leadership Office
  • Travel Series (Student Engagement and Leadership)
  • Friends with car
  • Van Galder bus
  • Beloit Transit System bus to Janesville
  • Outreach Center

 

  • starting a new club

 

 

  • Student Engagement and Leadership Office
  • Beloit Student Congress
  • Students with similar interests

 

  • Boyfriend/girlfriend difficulties

 

 

  • Counseling Center
  • Associate Dean of Students Office
  • gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender sexual identity

 

  • The Alliance
  • Counseling Center
  • Associate Dean of Students Office
  • alcohol consumption
  • Counseling Center
  • Health Center
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Residential Life
  • addiction concerns
  • Counseling Center
  • Health Center
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Residential Life
  • stress
  • Health Center
  • Residential Life
  • Counseling Center
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Academic Advising Office
  • Resident Assistant (RA)
  • Learning Center
  • thoughts of suicide
MUST IMMEDIATELY CONTACT Counseling Center, Dean of Students Office or Security (after hours)

 

Phone Numbers

Name Number
Security x2355
Academic Advising Office x2602
Academic Dean x2667
Academic Performance Committee (aPC) x2660
Americorp/Vista Volunteers X2382
Associate Dean of Students x2661
Counseling Center x2643
Dean of Students Office x2660
ESL Faculty x2275
Career Services in the Liberal Arts in Practice Center x2673
Financial Aid x2663
Food Services x2738
Health Center x2331
Human Resources x2630
Interdisciplinary Studies Chair x2272
Office of International Education x2269
Learning Center x2572
Intercultural Center x2185
Outreach Center x2045
Registrar's Office x2669
Residential Life x2350
Spiritual Life Director x2389
Student Engagement and Leadership x2301
Writing Center X2162

 

Off Campus  
Beloit Clinic 364-2200
Beloit Community Health Center 361-0311
Beloit Memorial Hospital 364-5011
Convenient Care @ Beloit Clinic 364-2410
Mercy Clinic 363-5502
Police 364-6800