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New Student-Athlete Checklist
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Please complete all 8 steps on the new student-athlete checklist as soon as possible. The SRJC student-guide, found at http://www.santarosa.edu/app/counseling/student-guide/pdfs/2014%20STUDENT%20GUIDE.pdf, gives detailed information on each of the items mentioned.
Apply to SRJC for summer 2014: www.santarosa.edu/apply/ Indicate that you are a high school graduate. You will receive an email with your SRJC 9 digit student ID number. You must save/remember this number.
- Please complete the online new student-orientation. Directions on how to complete the orientation through your portal can be found here: http://www.santarosa.edu/orientation/
- Attend the mandatory all-day Student-Athlete Orientation on August 14th. You will receive further information from your coach.
3. Math and English Placement
You MUST have a math and English placement on file at SRJC and your placement results must be available prior to meeting with the athletics counselor (please allow 2 days for results). There are three methods to receive a math and English placement. Detailed information is found in the Student Guide.
- Most students take the SRJC placement tests in English and math through SRJC Assessment Services. Go to www.santarosa.edu/assessment/ for the testing schedule, study guides and sign up information. You will need your SRJC student ID and a photo ID to take the test. ***You may also take these tests at any community college and fax the scores to SRJC Assessment: 707-524-1638. You must have your SRJC student ID on the test scores.
- Some students receive their math and English placement through successful EAP (supplemental STAR testing during high school junior year) and/or AP scores.
- A third option for receiving your math and English placement is by successfully completing a college-level math and/or English course at another college with a grade of C or higher.
- JAM Review Sessions are offered regularly to help prepare you for the placement exams. Please visit www.santarosa.edu/assessment/ for more information.
4. Meet with Athletics Counselor
You must meet with Michelle Macintyre, the SRJC Athletics Counselor, to set up an Educational Plan. Michelle is located on the 2nd floor of the Bertolini Student Center in Counseling Services. Drop-in hours vary so please call (707) 527-4451 or go to https://www.santarosa.edu/for_students/athletics/academic-counseling/ for the current schedule. In order to plan appropriately, you MUST have your placement results and unofficial or official transcripts from any previous institutions attended when you arrive; YOU WILL NOT BE SEEN WITHOUT THEM!
5. Register for classes
Classes at SRJC fill up quickly, so please make registration a high priority. You can register for classes via the student portal, referred to as your Cubby. The student portal login can be found at www.santarosa.edu/portal. Further registration information can be found in the Student Guide. Make sure that you are aware of practice times and required athletic classes when registering.
6. Financial Aid
Apply for federal financial aid by going to www.fafsa.ed.gov. You can contact SRJC Financial Services for assistance: www.santarosa.edu/app/paying-for-college/financial_aid_office/. Students classified as a resident of California or AB540 who meet certain low-income criteria will also be eligible for the Board of Governor’s (BOG) fee waiver. If you think you may be eligible please go to www.santarosa.edu/BOG for more information or to apply.
7. Transcripts and Test Scores
- Have official high school transcripts sent to SRJC Admissions and Records https://www.santarosa.edu/app/admissions/
- Have any Advanced Placement test scores (3 or higher) and transcripts for coursework completed at another college sent to SRJC Admissions and Records. You must also submit an “Evaluation of Transferred Coursework Request” found on the Admissions and Records webpage under “Admissions & Records forms” to receive college credit.
8. NCAA Eligibility Center
- If you have goals of transferring and competing at an NCAA Division I or Division II institution, it is vital that you determine whether you are a qualifier or nonqualifier, which isbased on your high school academic record. See the NCAA Qualifier Quick Reference Guide for more information: http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/eligibility_center/Quick_Reference_Sheet.pdf
- Qualifiers and Nonqualifiers follow a different set of transfer rules. You MUST register with the NCAA Eligibility Center at http://www.ncaaeligibilitycenter.org to officially make this determination.
- Have official transcripts and SAT/ACT scores sent to the NCAA Eligibility Center.