In case of fire, either the smoke detectors or fire alarms will sound. Students, faculty and staff should do the following:
- In an orderly fashion, exit the building, staying low to avoid smoke inhalation.
- If the fire alarm has not been activated, pull the closest fire alarm when exiting the building. (If the fire alarm has already been activated, there is no need to pull a second alarm.)
- Familiarize yourself with the layout of the building. Escape routes are posted throughout buildings in areas easily accessible to everyone.
- If you are the last person to exit a classroom or office, close the door, reducing the fire’s spread and damage.
- After exiting, meet in designated areas (see 7 below) to be accounted for. Under no circumstances should you reenter a burning building!
- To prevent personal endangerment and obstruction of emergency responders and equipment, do not leave the assigned areas until cleared to do so by your Area Leader.
The following areas are designated as safe zones for fire evacuation:
- Aaron Building: Center of quad and grassy knoll near gazebo
- Admissions/Financial Aid: Field behind Admissions
- Gym/Café/Bookstore: Hill beside Franklin Springs PH Church
- Library: Parking lot of Wellons Science Resource Center
- Maintenance: Gate entrance next to tree line
- Nash/SCM: Behind Gym
- Student Life/Wellons Science: Wellons resident parking lot
- SAC: Baseball Field
- Swails Center: West parking lot next to tree line
- Taylor Building/Taylor Chapel/Cafeteria: Center of Quad
- Teacher Education: Tennis Courts
Note: These areas have been selected as initial meeting places after consultation with local fire officials. If the area becomes dangerous, the Area Leader will direct the group to a safer place.
In Case of Emergency
Dial 911 for Fire, Ambulance, and Life-Threatening Emergencies.
Dialing “9” to reach an outside line is not required when dialing 911.
All extensions must dial “9” to reach an outside line.
FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT: 706-245-8752
FRANKLIN SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT: 706-245-6957
FRANKLIN SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT: 706-245-6957
Welcome to Career Services!
Career Services is here to help YOU!
Emmanuel College Career Services provides the following services:
- Assistance with resumes
- Mock Interview workshops
- Preparation and transportation to Career Fairs
- Career Counseling
- Assessment and “type-matching” for major/career
Career Services is located in Student Life office across from the gym.
There is no charge for Career Services.
Monday through Thursday – 8:00am to 4:00pm
Friday – 8:00am to noon
Sean Williamson, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins will be taken when scheduling allows.
For a list of resources, make sure you visit our Helpful Links.
Below is a chart that will provide you a quick overview of the loans available to you. We are here to help you determine the right strategy to meet your financial needs.
* The rates used to calculate fees are subject to change.
Students have opportunity to seek employment while attending Emmanuel College. The college cannot guarantee all students employment since there are more students than available positions. Students are encouraged to submit their application for student employment as soon as possible.
The two types of student employment are:
Federal Work-Study (FWS) is for students who have demonstrated need according to the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Institutional Work-Study (IWS) is for students who are not eligible for the Federal Work-Study program, including international students.
Employment questions should be directed to Student Employment Coordinator, Joann Harper at 706-245-2805 or email@example.com.
All positions are paid at least minimum wage, and student employees are paid on a bi-weekly schedule by electronic deposit to the Emmanuel Prepaid Card. For payroll questions, please contact Anita Ray at 706-245-2806 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the Emmanuel Prepaid Card, please click the image below.
The following resources can help you find other sources of financial aid. Beware of scams and services that will charge you a fee!
AmeriCorps provides full-time educational awards in return for community service. You can work before, during or after your post-secondary education, and you can use the funds either to pay current educational expenses or to repay federal student loans. For more information, call 1-800-942-2677 or visit http://www.americorps.org/
Businesses and labor organizations: Many companies, businesses and labor organizations have programs to help employees or members and their families pay for post-secondary education. Ask about scholarship programs and the application process.
Organizations: Foundations, religious organizations, fraternities or sororities and civic clubs offer student financial aid. Also, search community organizations and civic groups such as the YMCA, 4-H Club, Kiwanis, Rotary, the Girl or Boy Scouts, etc. Organizations connected with your field of interest can also be helpful.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: If you (or your spouse) are a veteran or you are the dependent of a veteran, veterans’ educational benefits may be available. Information is available at www.gibill.va.gov or call 1-888-442-4551.
Public libraries and the Internet are excellent sources of information on state and private sources of financial aid. When using either, search using keywords like “financial aid,” “student aid,” “scholarships,” etc. Some examples include:
Emmanuel College participates in the following financial aid programs:
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- Federal Work-Study
- Federal Direct Student Stafford Loans
- Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loans
Programs for Georgia Residents
A scholarship is a financial aid award that does not need to be repaid. Scholarships are a form of merit-based aid, meaning they are offered based on merit or achievement in a specific area. Below is a list of the scholarships currently available at Emmanuel College.
Academic Scholarships - Up to $7,000
Valedictorian Scholarship - Up to $16,800
Fine Arts Scholarship - Up to $1,100 per win
Church Matching Scholarship - Up to $1,000 total
Ministerial Scholarship - $1,000
Founders Scholarship - $2,500
Pentecostal Heritage Scholarship - $1,000
Legacy Scholarship - $500
Family Discount - $600
Senior Citizen Discount - Up to $16,800
ELI Scholarship - Up to $16,800
SCHEDULE OF CHARGES: ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015
(Discounts Available! - see Early Payment Discount section below.)
Athletic Health Insurance: Any student athlete who cannot provide proof of health insurance coverage will be required to purchase a policy through the Emmanuel College Athletic Department.
- Returning Students: $50
- New Commuting Students: $50
- New Resident Students: $200
The amount of the deposit will be credited to the student’s account at the time of receipt. Students who decide not to enroll may cancel their reservation and receive a full refund of their deposit up to, but no later than, May 1st for fall semester and October 1st for spring semester. If a student is unable to attend for the semester originally indicated, the deposit, upon request, can be applied to the next semester only. Returning students will pay the established room reservation fee each spring for the coming academic year which shall be refundable up to, but no later than, June 1st.
Budgeting for Books
Your tuition does not include the cost of books that are required for your class. For more infomation about budgeting for books and purchasing them, click here.
Students can view their accounts online by going to www.ec.edu and logging into “My EC.” Invoices are not sent through the mail, rather it is the student's responsibility to keep track of their student account balance online. Payments may be submitted directly online using a debit or credit card, in person at the Cashier’s Office, or mailed to Emmanuel College, P.O. Box 129, Franklin Springs, GA, 30639. Interest-free payment plan enrollment option is also available online. Paper statements will not be mailed unless a specific need exists.
PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS
In order for a student to be activated for a particular semester, the total charges for the semester, including any balance remaining from a previous semester, must be covered by some combination of the following by August 1st for fall semester and by December 15th for spring semester:
- Finalized financial aid, including all loans, grants, and scholarships. (Please note, the amount of financial aid received may not be sufficient to cover total charges for the semester.)
- A signed and approved EMMANUEL COLLEGE PAYMENT PLAN contract accepted by Emmanuel College. (Emmanuel College maintains sole discretion to determine if payments under the plan are reasonable and likely to be paid.)
- Payment on account by cash, check, money order, or approved charge to a valid debit or credit card.
If the student’s financial aid is not finalized by August 1st for fall semester and by December 15th for spring semester, then in order to be activated, the student must cover all semester charges, including any prior balance, by some acceptable combination of items 2 and 3 above by August 1st for fall semester and by December 15th for spring semester. If financial aid is subsequently finalized, then one or more of the items used to cover the charges may be reduced or refunded to the student.
10% EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT
For this year we are offering a 10% Early Payment Discount for Fall 2014 to new students who settle their account in full at Registration on or before July 15. The 10% Early Payment Discount is calculated based on the total amount paid out-of-pocket by the student, including any student loans applied to their outstanding account balance. A 5% discount will be available for those who settle on or before July 31.
FAILURE TO COVER CHARGES
If a student fails to cover the charges for a semester by the date specified above, the following procedures will apply:
1. The student will not be activated and will not be allowed to attend classes.
2. If a resident student, the student will not be allowed to move into the residence hall.
3. The student’s transcript will not reflect enrollment or registration for the semester.
4. Charges and financial aid for the semester will be removed from the student’s account.
DEFAULT ON EMMANUEL COLLEGE PAYMENT PLANS
If a student fails to fund a monthly payment on their EMMANUEL COLLEGE PAYMENT PLAN, the student may be administratively withdrawn from school for that semester and the following procedures shall apply:
1. If a resident student, the student must move out of the residence hall by midnight of the Sunday following the administrative withdrawal.
2. The student’s transcript will reflect the withdrawal for the semester.
3. Charges and financial aid for the semester will be prorated according to the Federal Withdrawal Calculation.
Any time a balance exists after August 1st for fall semester or after December 15th for spring semester, a FINANCE CHARGE OF 1.5% PER MONTH will be applied to any past due balances. This is an ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATE OF 18%. If a student’s account must be submitted to a collection agency for collection, all costs of collection will be added to the account and must be paid in order to settle the account.
Emmanuel College reserves the right to suspend and/or dismiss a student for nonpayment of amounts due. In the case of a suspension, a fee of $100.00 will be charged for reinstatement after the account is paid in full. Diplomas and/or transcripts will not be released until all outstanding balances on accounts with the College have been settled.
Emmanuel College, like most colleges, must make commitments in advance for faculty, staff, equipment, supplies, utilities, and other operating expenses for the entire year. Therefore, the college policy considers the acceptance of registration as a contract binding student and parents for charges for the entire semester.
However, when it becomes necessary to withdraw from school, reduction in tuition and residence charges will be made according to the refund policy as outlined by Federal Law. Emmanuel College has adopted the Federal Policy as the official refund policy of the college. To be eligible for a refund of tuition and residence charges, a student must complete the official withdrawal process or be administratively withdrawn.
Depending on when a student becomes no longer enrolled, the law may provide for a refund of unearned tuition, fees, and residence charges for students who withdraw, drop out, are expelled, fail to return from an approved leave of absence, or fail to complete the period of enrollment for which they were charged.
The Federal Refund Policy mandates that the College calculate the cancelation of tuition and fees and refunds of Title IV funds based on the percentage of the semester the student has completed. Any student who has completed more than sixty percent (60%) of the semester will not be eligible for any refund. More details may be obtained from the Office of Student Accounts or Financial Aid Office.
Before you begin the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process, have these documents available: federal income tax returns, W-2s, records of untaxed benefits received, current bank statements, and records of other savings and investments such as stocks, bonds and mutual funds.
To expedite the processing of your application, we highly recommend that you take advantage of the new IRS Data Retrieval option which is available when completing the online FAFSA.
You must complete the FAFSA to be considered for these financial aid programs:
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- Federal Work-Study
- Federal Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
- Federal PLUS (Parent) Loans
- EC Endowed and Funded Scholarships (where demonstrated need is an eligibility criterion)
You are encouraged to submit the FAFSA as soon as possible, but no earlier than January 1 of each year. Some financial aid programs—such as FSEOG, Endowed and Funded Scholarships, and Federal Work-Study—have limited funding, so early application is very important.
Approximately 30% of all FAFSAs filed are selected by the U.S. Department of Education for a review process called verification. In this review, the Office of Financial Aid is required by law to compare your FAFSA information with signed copies of your federal tax transcripts and other financial documents. If your FAFSA has been selected for review, you will be asked for additional documentation.
How to Apply
To complete your FAFSA online, go to www.fafsa.gov. Make sure you use our school code: 00156300.
Students and parents are encouraged to sign the FAFSA electronically. To do so, you must have a valid PIN number from the U.S. Department of Education. To obtain a PIN number, go to www.pin.ed.gov.
In addition to the FAFSA, students need to complete the Emmanuel College Application for Financial Aid (ECAFA) here.
All grants, scholarships and loans singularly or in combination cannot exceed a students’ cost of attendance. A students cost of attendance is determined by the financial aid office and includes tuition, room and board, books, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.