Remember that education is not a solo effort. Use your instructors and fellow students wisely. TISOH instructors care about your learning and take an active interest in helping you succeed.
This page contains links that you may find helpful. The links include a master calendar and complete course schedule that you can review to find out when classes begin and end, holidays etc. Refer to your particular class schedule for day to day activities. Other links include a portal to the online class resource as well as a catalog detailing school policies.
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Permanent files are kept for all students. Students may access their grades at any time. Transcripts are available at anytime after graduation upon payment of a $5 fee. Requests will be processed within 5 business days. Certificates can be replaced if lost. A $20 fee will apply. Requests will be processed within 15 business days.
General administration and registration is the responsibility of the Director. Academic issues are the responsibility of the Academic Director. Strategic direction as well as academic development is the responsibility of both Directors with consultation from the Advisory Board.
In addition to a professional development module included in all TISOH programs, students may schedule one-on-one counseling sessions with career advisor Paul Carpino MA. Paul has extensive HR experience and is a published author. His counseling sessions include resume and cover letter writing assistance, interview coaching, and crafting customized plans of action. Online students may set-up one-on-one phone consultations.
Students who require academic advising may meet regularly with trained and experienced school advisors that are familiar with their specific educational goals and career paths. The advisors may offer learning recommendations and help each student stay on track to reach their short and long term educational objectives.
The Family Educational Rights & Policy Act of 1974 (FERPA) states that no one other than the student is entitled to information on a student's record (except directory information) unless the student has signed a release form and it is on file with the institution.
FERPA Authorization Form
Classroom students who are attending from out-of-state or out of the country may utilize our housing network resource, which comprises of an updated listing of recommended extended stay hotel options, short-term apartment leases, and home-stay arrangements. In some home-stay arrangements, regular transportation to and from school can also be included.
INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION NETWORKING
Whether a student is starting a new career or seeking to advance in one, it is vitally important to build and maintain a professional network of business contacts. TISOH is proud to partner with ten national and international industry associations. These associations have regular meetings and events where TISOH students are invited to attend. School faculty and alumni also belong to these associations and may act as facilitators for introductions.
INDUSTRY SPEAKER PANELS
By hosting distinguished guest speaker panel presentations, TISOH programs attempt to bring the industry to our students. These panels comprise of director-level executives and top professionals representing different segments of the industry. They directly relate their meaningful work history and operational responsibilities to students, sharing stories describing their personal career journeys. Online students have full access to recorded video panel presentations.
INTERNET ACCESS AND COMPUTER USE
Students who wish to bring their notebook computers to class may enjoy high speed internet access. PC's are available for student use at the school facility.
Many classroom programs require externships that serve as important practical learning experiences. Online students who wish to engage in one may receive assistance from the school in the form of Las Vegas externship site recommendations and letters of introduction. Online students are also welcome to come to las Vegas for an externship experience.
Most TISOH programs are project based and require students to create professional portfolios that showcase their ability and skill. To facilitate learning, faculty instructors are assigned to students as mentors. These mentors are familiar with the progress of their student mentees and can act as a go-to source for questions and guidance. For online students, their assigned instructor acts as their personal mentor.
ONLINE LEARNING RESOURCE
For classroom students who are also working adults, it is possible that they may have to miss an occasional session. TISOH offers an online companion resource that mirrors and supplments learning materials presented in the classroom. Simply log in to the online learning environment and view missed presentations.
While basic computer proficiency is an unstated requirement in the modern hospitality workplace, we recognize that not all students have the requisite skills. TISOH offers extensive technical support ranging from remedial to advanced assistance. Trained staff members are ready to meet with students one-on-one, offering step by step tech support. For online students, full technical support is available through mail and phone consultations.
Learning a new career or a new skill set is a challenging endeavor. This is especially true for adult learners, who may have rusty study skills. Our caring instructors are willing to donate their time to offer assistance outside of class. Simply reach out and schedule appointments. For online students, your assigned instructor is an ever present resource.