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Student Information

Financial Aid

To apply for Winebrenner grants or Federal Stafford loans, please contact Amy Kinney at financialaid@winebrenner.edu. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed online using Winebrenner’s school code (G04060), and be on file with the Financial Aid Office before July 1 of each year (August 1, December 1, or April 1 for new students) to be considered.

FERPA Release

In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy of Act of 1974 (FERPA), as amended, Winebrenner Theological Seminary is restricted from releasing student information of any nature to third parties, with the exception of “directory” information (such as name, address, phone, email address, age, gender, ethnicity, spouse, denomination, church, program, and anticipated date of completion) which may be disclosed without the student’s knowledge.  Students must complete the release form naming who, if anyone, should have access to information. Students will not be permitted to register until this form is submitted.

Course Registration

You may register by contacting Amy Kinney at 419-434-4241 or kinney@winebrenner.edu. Please note that a $30 Late Registration Fee is charged to returning students who register for fall after August 1, for spring after December 1, and for summer after April 1.

UFNet Account

All students must have a UFNet account. When you fill in the UFNet form, you must select Winebrenner Theological Seminary as your institution. Do NOT select The University of Findlay. Here is the link: http://www.findlay.edu/offices/informationtechnology/Pages/UFnet-Account-Agreement.aspx

Syllabi

It is your responsibility to download your syllabi each term. The syllabi are stored on the Canvas system and can be retrieved after you create a UFNet account. Syllabi are available on Canvas here.

Textbooks

Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks as listed in the class syllabi. Some suggested sites are www.amazon.com or www.christianbook.com.

Further Helpful Information

Student Handbook

The Student Handbook, describing policies regarding Winebrenner students, can be found on Canvas, once your UFNet account has been created.

Financial Information

Winebrenner tuition and fees are invoiced to students 30-days prior to the beginning of class. Tuition and fees are payable at the time of registration or prior to the first day of class. A deferred payment plan may be arranged with the Business Office (419-434-4224).  Finance charges of 1.5% per month will be added to the unpaid balance each month. Your account must be paid in full prior to registration for the next term (mid June for fall registration, mid November for spring registration and mid March for summer registration), receiving grades, and requesting transcripts.

Student Fees

Student fees of $150 are charged each fall, spring and summer term to enrolled Winebrenner students. Other fees may be included depending upon individual course requirements (assessments, retreats, etc.).

Refund Request

To request a refund from your student account, contact Student Accounts at 419-434-4208. Checks will be mailed (USPS) to the primary address of the student.

Drop/Add Information

Refer to the back of the class schedule for information on pertinent dates and financial responsibility when dropping or adding a class. Courses may not be added after the first session.

Computer & Internet Access

All Winebrenner students will need access to a computer, printer, and high speed internet access. Minimum computer requirements can be found in the Academic Catalog.

Online Classes

Many online classes utilize the UF Canvas system. Students enrolling in an online class must have a UFNet account. Instructions for obtaining a UFNet account are above.

Student ID Card

All students must obtain an Oiler One identification card from UF.  This student ID may be used to access many things on the UF campus including gyms, pool, athletic games, health services, print and postal services, and the library (see www.findlay.edu for additional benefits). ID cards are issued during orientation.

Parking Pass

In order to park on campus in designated areas, you must have a parking pass (available August-May and renewed annually). Information that you will need to have when you apply is: UF ID number, automobile make/model, and license plate number. Parking passes will be issued during orientation. Students must park in green-lined spaces. Students enrolled in intensive classes should use a visitors’ parking pass, which may be obtained from the seminary receptionist.

Faculty & Staff Mailboxes

Faculty and staff mailboxes are not accessible to students. There is a locked drop box available outside the office area on the second floor to submit papers, reports, and other correspondence.

Library Facilities

The Winebrenner seminary collection is housed in Shafer Library at The University of Findlay.  All students must obtain a barcode from Seminary library staff to adhere to the back of their UF ID card. The card will permit access to both Seminary and UF holdings in Shafer. For more information, please call Winebrenner library staff at 419-434-4260.

Photocopies

Students that need to make copies have access to the copy machines in the Shafer Library (purchase a copy card at the circulation desk for reduced fees). Copies may also be made in the Print Services office in Old Main.

Computer Labs

The UF labs are accessible to all students. For locations and hours, please visit their website at http://www.findlay.edu/offices/adminoffices/informationtechnologyservices/default.htm

Food Services

Food service on the UF campus is available to Winebrenner students. Henderson Dining Room is located in Deming Hall. The meals are “all you can eat” and the cost is very reasonable. The Cave, located in the Alumni Memorial Union, offers ala carte items.

Study Stations & Computer Ports

These can be found on the second floor of Winebrenner. Wireless network access is available throughout the campus.

Student Health Insurance

Student health insurance is available through UF if you are enrolled for at least six (6) credit hours. The cost must be pre-paid. If interested, contact the UF Business Office (419-434-4690).

Health Services

The Cosiano Health Center is located at 120 W. Foulke Ave. and is open Monday through Friday 9-4 (hours are reduced during the summer). The phone number is 419-434-4550. In the event of an on campus emergency, call security at 419-434-4799.

Housing

The housing facilities at UF are available to Winebrenner students. For more information, contact Housing/Residence Life at 419-434-4570.

Other On-Campus Services