INCOMING NEW STUDENT ATHLETE CHECKLIST
Athletic Academic Counselors: Location: Bertolini, Counseling Department, 2nd Floor
Weekly Athletic Drop-in Hours:
For hours, email the counselors directly or call the Counseling Department at 707-527-4451. Athletic counselors are available on a drop-in basis only, no appointments.
STEPS FOR NEW STUDENT ATHLETES:
- Apply online: https://admissions.santarosa.edu/apply
- Complete online orientation: https://counseling.santarosa.edu/online-orientation
- Complete Math & English Assessment: https://assessment.santarosa.edu/
- Complete education plan with an athletics counselor (must have math and English test results)
- Have official high school transcripts, AP/IB and/or official transcripts from other colleges sent to SRJC and request an official evaluation: https://admissions.santarosa.edu/forms
- Attend mandatory STUDENT ATHLETE ORIENTATION DAY in Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 (time TBD, check with your coach)
DETAILED STEPS FOR NEW STUDENT ATHLETES:
1. Apply for SUMMER/FALL 2018: https://admissions.santarosa.edu/apply
- Indicate that you are a HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE.
- You will receive an email with your SRJC 9-digit Student ID number (SID#), save this!
2. Complete online orientation: https://counseling.santarosa.edu/online-orientation
3. Complete Math and English Assessments – there is no cost associated with these assessment exams.
- Schedule an appointment to take math and English assessment: https://assessment.santarosa.edu/
- This can be done after you get your student ID number. You need to have test results before you meet with a counselor, allows 2 days for processing.
- Review the study guides and/or attend a math and English JAM session so you are well prepared. JAM sessions and assessment testing are free.
- Other ways to receive math and English assessment
- You may take your math and English assessment at any other California community college. Fax the scores to SRJC Assessment: 707-524-1638 or email: email@example.com. You must have your name and SRJC student ID on the test scores.
- Successful EAP (supplemental STAR testing during high school junior year) and/or AP/IB scores. If you will not know your AP test results before April 1, 2018, take the math and English assessment.
- Successfully completed a college-level math and/or English course at another accredited college with a grade of “C” or higher. We must have official transcripts.
4. Attend MANDATORY STUDENT-ATHLETE ORIENTATION on Wedensday, August 15th, 2018. (Coaches will send you details)
5. Meet with academic counselor
- Meet with Filomena Avila or John Daly to set up an Educational Plan This is mandatory!
- For weekly athletic drop-in hours, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- In order to plan appropriately, you MUST have your placement results and unofficial or official transcripts from any previous institutions attended when you arrive.
5. Register online for classes during your priority registration time through your student portal
- The student portal login can be found at https://admissions.santarosa.edu/register
- STUDENT ATHLETE PRIORITY REGISTRATION FOR 2018 SUMMER/FALL CLASSES BEGINS APRIL 16TH!!!!
- Make sure that you are aware of practice times and required athletic classes when registering.
- Make sure your coach has you listed on your team's student athlete roster.
- All 3 of these things must be complete in order for you to receive PRIORITY 2 Registration!
1. Assessment Exams need to be scheduled and taken in Math and English prior to April 13th!
2. Online Orientation must be completed.
3. Education Plan needs to be created and file with your athletic academic counselor.
OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO BEFORE GETTING STARTED AT SRJC:
1. Apply for Financial Aid by going to www.fafsa.ed.gov.
- You can contact SRJC Financial Services for assistance: https://financialaid.santarosa.edu/.
- AB540 students should apply for the CA Dream Act at https://dream.csac.ca.gov/.
- Students that graduate high school during the 2017-2018 school year and have a GPA of 2.75 or higher (unweighted) should apply for the Doyle Scholarship. Students with a GPA between 2.0 - 2.75 should apply for the Doyle Trustee Award. Information can be found here: https://scholarships.santarosa.edu/doyle-scholarship
2. Send transcripts from other colleges and AP/IB Test Scores
- Have official high school transcripts sent to SRJC Admissions and Records https://admissions.santarosa.edu/incoming-sending-transcripts-srjc
- Have 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 a "Transfer Credit Evaluation Form" online found at: http://admissions.santarosa.edu/forms to receive college credit.
3. NCAA Eligibility Center (otherwise knows and Eligibility Clearing House)
- 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 is based 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 high school official transcripts and SAT/ACT scores sent to the NCAA Eligibility Center.