May 11, 2021
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Newton Campus Connection is a newsletter that is updated every other week. It contains the latest information and is targeted to DMACC Newton Campus students.
The DMACC Newton Campus will start summer hours on May 10th. Our hours will be 7:30am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.

Fall Classes
are available for registration.
Did you know that the new student orientation is available to refer back to and review?
Students in Summer orientation will retain access to their content until 9/1/2021.
Students in Fall orientation will retain access to their content until 12/16/2021.
Refer back to orientation if you need help to:
  • what classes to register for
  • how to register for classes
  • pay for classes
  • financial aid
  • add/drop policies
  • DMACC email
  • DMACC OneCard
Current DMACC students may now apply for the Coronavirus Response and Relief
S​upplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA) Emergency Funds. This federal program provides cash grants to currently enrolled students at DMACC.
Looking for Summer & Fall Classes? Check to see what Newton DMACC Campus is offering and register NOW before they fill up! Check this link to see the
Registration is NOW OPEN!!!
Basic Nurse Aide & CPR classes
now available at the Newton Campus!

In order to register for a Nurse Aide class, submit the required forms at
Nurse Aide Training Program ( and follow the instructions.

You WILL need the CPR for FALL Basic Nurse Aide and Summer/Fall Advanced Nurse Aide. You can register for the CPR class on the Continuing Education Site or click the button below.
Click on the buttons below to apply for the appropriate class.
If you have questions about the Nurse Aide classes or CPR, please feel free to contact Kathy Sylvester at 641-791-3622 or email
Are you eligible?
As DMACC learns of new services and resources available to students, we will email students with additional information. Be sure to check your email frequently.
DMACC Foundation Scholarship
Who likes free money??? The 2021 – 2022 DMACC Foundation Scholarship will be available May 15 – July 15, 2021. This scholarship application will cover Fall 2021, Spring and Summer 2022. More information is available at Scholarship Program (

Summer Bookstore Purchases
Students can use their excess financial aid starting May 17 at the DMACC Bookstore. Welcome to the DMACC Bookstores Don’t know if you have excess financial aid? Contact Jenny Michael, or call 641-791-1725.

Did you know? You can accept loan money you initially declined in the fall or spring? Loan Change Form (2020-2021) ​You will be required to sign in with your DMACC username and password. Questions? Contact Jenny Michael, or call 641-791-1725.

Applying for Aid - The Financial Aid Process
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​How to Apply for Aid at DMACC in 3 Easy Steps.​
  • File your FAFSA
  • Submit required documents
  • Accept award
For more information on this process check out

Questions about Financial Aid? Call Jenny Michael at the Newton Campus 641-791-1725 or email

You can also make an appointment with the Iowa College Network (ICAN) to get one-on-one help completing the FAFSA. You can make an appointment right online!
The AmazonSmile Program Donates a Percentage of Eligible Purchases on Amazon to a Charity of Your Choice​
​The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Foundation has been added as a charity that can benefit from eligible purchases from Amazon.
The AmazonSmile program donates 0.5 percent of eligible purchases on Amazon to a charity of your choice.
​It's easy and free to sign up to support the DMACC Foundation.
When you purchase your next pair of shoes or decorative bath towels or anything from Amazon, you could also be helping the DMACC Foundation and supporting student scholarships.
As more people turn to Amazon for their shopping needs, thousands of non-profits, including the DMACC Foundation, are benefiting from the use of AmazonSmile. This program donates 0.5 percent of eligible purchases on Amazon to a charity of your choice, and you can now select the DMACC Foundation as your charity.
“Many people shop on Amazon, so this is a wonderful and easy way to support DMACC student scholarships at the same time," said ara Connolly, DMACC Foundation Executive Director. "And the great thing is there is no cost to the DMACC Foundation or to AmazonSmile customers." 
Work Study Job Opportunity
The Newton DMACC Campus has an opening for a Work Study Job Opening.
  • It will be at the front desk and you would be greeting students and visitors who arrive at the Newton Campus Building. Offer directions to various building locations. Provide contact information for faculty and staff, and offer the lobby telephone if needed.
  • Qualifications for this position are Excellent customer service skills, helpful attitude and an understanding of the DMACC telephone system.
  • This position will start immediately.
  • Pay is $9.50 per hour.
  • You also MUST be eligible for Work Study. If you're not sure if you're eligible contact Jenny Michael at 641-791-1725 or
  • If you have questions about being a work study, please contact the Newton Campus
at 641-791-3622 or
To apply follow this link and scroll down to the Newton Campus position.
When contacting DMACC by phone or email, please know your DMACC ID and include it in the email or be ready to give it to the person you are on the phone with.
If you don't know your DMACC ID number. Check on any correspondence (email or mail) from DMACC. It will be on there. It it also in many places in myDMACC. If you have your DMACC One Card, it is also on there.
It will start with 90xxxxxxx.

  • Check your DMACC email frequently for important information.
  • Registration is now open for Summer AND Fall Term. Register early before classes fill up!
  • Finals, April 30 - May 6
  • May 6 is end of Spring Term
  • May 12 Spring grades will be posted in Web Info at noon

Employment Opportunity
The city of Prairie City is looking for a summer office intern. This position will be part-time and you must be 18 years old. For more information of duties and required skills check the job description below.
for a listing of more events to come & intramural information.
Email with questions.
Important Dates
April 30 - May 6 - FINALS

May 6 - End of spring term

May 12 - Spring grades posted in Web Info at noon
Watch for an email about "goosechase". This is an app based student activity game and by participating you can win an Amazon Gift Card. You must be a current student registered for classes this term.
This is brought to you by DMACC Newton PTK and SAC.
For questions contact Sveta Miller
We're Here for YOU!
2020 brought many challenges. Our DMACC Honors 100 class wanted to reach out to all of you and provide support and resources. We are here for you!
Suicide Prevention Lifeline - (800) 273-TALK (8255)
National Hopeline Network - (800) SUICIDE
National Youth Crisis Hotline - (800) 442-HOPE (4673)
National Domestic Violence Hotline - (800) 799-7233
2021-2022 FAFSA
It's not too early to start the financial aid process for the 2021-2022 academic year starting in August. Click here to get started.
Contact Sveta Miller
to find out how to get involved.

TRIO Virtual info sessions
available every weekday
10am & 2pm!
We're still here for you!

Call 641-791-3622
or email
Get away for a while & have some fun with a student activity!
Fall Term classes will be viewable online April 8th.

Fall Term registration opens April 12 - April 21.

Register now before
classes fill up!
Need to come use the Newton Computer Lab?

If you are not already
logged in you will be
asked to do that before making an appointment.
8-10am or 1-3pm
Check our website for the latest dates of HiSET Classes and how to register.

Call Jennie Doke-Kerns
for more information.
You will NOT be able to register for Summer Classes until your balances are paid.

You may now apply at for the
2021-2022 school year.
This is the first step of many to receive financial aid.
Check your email for future meetings.

For more information contact: Sveta Miller
Get help now!

Free Tutoring is available
for all DMACC students. Check this website
to sign up for help.
If English is not
your 1st language,
these classes
will help you.
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Jen Stockdall
Assistant Director of Enrollment
Online & Hybrid Programs
office: 712.749.1987
525 Grandview Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501
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