The late registration period to attend spring semester at KPC ends at the close of business Friday. After that, students must get the instructor's approval and signature on their registration form to enroll in the class. Late registration requires students to register in person on campus; Web registration is not available. Students can still utilize the EZ payment plan at zero percent interest, through the end of late registration.
There's a large variety of courses being offered and out of state tuition is being waived. The spring schedule is available online at kpc.alaska.edu.
For more information, call at 262-0330 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writers' conference set
The Kachemak Bay Campus has announced that registration has begun for the Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference. The conference will be held June 6 through 10 at Lands End Resort in Homer. The keynote presenter will be the internationally-acclaimed author Anne Lamott.
The conference will feature 20 award-winning, nationally-recognized authors, editors and agents who will conduct creative writing workshops, readings, craft talks and panel presentations in fiction, nonfiction, children's writing, nature writing, poetry and the business of writing. Optional activities include manuscript reviews, editor-agent consultations, receptions, a boat cruise and open mic. The evening readings June 7 through 9 by visiting writers and conference registrants, including Anne Lamott, will be open to the general public at no charge.
Other faculty include David Gessner, Linda Hogan, Jeff Kleinman, Michael Steinberg, John Straley, Gayle Brandeis, Elizabeth Bradfield, David Crouse, Richard and Nora Dauenhauer and Joseph Enzweiler.
Advanced registration is required. The general conference fee, including luncheons, opening dinner presentation and workshops is $295 prior to May 9; then $335, on a space available basis.
There also is one UAA academic credit optionally offered. For more information, visit http://writersconference.homer.alaska.edu/.
Electronic payment offered
The business office has announced that an electronic bill will be generated on the 15th of each month that will be available to students via their UAOnline account. Students will receive an e-mail reminder at their assigned e-mail address each time a bill is generated. A link on the UAOnline Statement and Payment History page allows access to pay by credit card or electronic check. Students can view their electronic bill by accessing UAOnline, and then choosing Student, then Student Account, and then Statement and Payment History.
All tuition, fees and other charges for the semester must be paid in full by the semester payment deadline, as indicated in the academic calendar, unless other financial arrangements, such as the EZ Payment Plan, have been made. In addition, any charges unpaid at the end of previous semesters are due and payable prior to re-enrollment at the college.
This column is provided by Suzie Kendrick, community relations coordinator at Kenai Peninsula College.
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