early decision 2014 - 5-12-14

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NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
Welcome
to
Santa Ana College
http://www.sac.edu
Last updated 5/1/14
EOPS
COMPLETE AN EASY HALF-PAGE
APPLICATION AT THE EOPS TABLE TODAY!
Extended Opportunities Program & Services
Program Benefits
• Priority registration
• Easy access to academic counselors
• FREE tutoring: English/Math/Biology
• Help with $chool-related cost$: Books & Supplies
• Transportation: Parking permit or bus pass
• And more to help you successfully graduate & transfer
SSSP
Student Support Services Program
Program Benefits
• Summer Bridge Program
• SSSP Grant – $1,000
• Academic Advising
Program Requirements
• Placed into English 060/061
• Have Transfer as a Goal
• Valid Social Security #
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
for SSSP’s
2014 SUMMER BRIDGE PROGRAM
FRESHMAN EXPERIENCE &
Learning Communities
(Paired Classes)
U-LINK (University-LINK)
• Guaranteed Admission to UCI from SAC
• SAC enrollment priority through EOPS & Freshman Exp.
• UCI transfer hours and library privileges
Puente Program
•
•
•
•
Paired Classes (Counseling + English)
Writing support
Academic Counseling and Mentoring
College Success and Career Planning Help
FAST TRACK
Program
Program Requirements:
••Be placed into Math N60 and English N60
• Minimum 2.3 - High School GPA
••Not be employed over 20 hours per week while in program
••Commit to both the Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 semesters
Fall 2014:
Math 060 & 080 – 8 week courses
Spring 2015: English N60 & 061 – 8 week courses
Honors Program
Program Benefits
• Priority admissions for some universities
• Designation as a president’s scholar
• Scholarship eligibility
• Letters of recommend from faculty
coordinator of the honors program
Program Requirements
• 3.0 GPA or higher
• Two references
• Must complete 15 units
of honors courses
Center for Teacher Education
- Academic Counseling
- Book Loan Program
- Teacher Education Workshops
- Classroom Fieldwork Opportunities
- Scholarship Workshop & Assistance
- APPLE Courses
University Transfer Center
- Academic Counseling
- CSU & UC Application Workshops
- College Fairs & University Tours
- Appointments with University Reps.
- Transfer Mentor Program
Bridges to Engineering:
- Academic and Career Advisement
- Student Study Center & Textbook Loans
- Professional Development Workshops
ENGAGE in STEM Program:
- STEM Academic Counseling and Career Advisement
- Internships & Fieldwork Experience
- Professional Development Workshops
MESA Program Benefits:
- Academic and Career Advisement
- Student Study Center & Textbook Loans
- Professional Development Workshops
Want to Transfer?
Guaranteed Admission into Cal State Fullerton
or UC Irvine to all S.A.U.S.D. students.
To be eligible:
• Have transfer as an academic goal
• Maintain a minimum of12 units each semester.
• Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships
• Sign up for the Adelante transfer orientation on Aug. 12th or 14th
Program Orientations
(See handout and pick one)
Tuesday, Aug. 12th
• Career Technical Education
Section #87748
• Center for Teacher Education
Section #86674
• Fast Track Program
Section #86675
• Puente Program**
Circle One
Section #86677
• U-LINK Program**
Section #86678 & 86680
• University Transfer Orientation
Section #86681
• Adelante Program Only (2 Sections)
Section #86673 & 86672
** Automatic registration if students sign up for the Puente or U-LINK cohorts.
Thursday, Aug. 14th
• Adelante Program Only (7 Sections)
Sections #86659, #86660
#86661, #86664
#86665, #86656
& #87747
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
AGENDA
1. Orientation -- PowerPoint
2. Building your class schedule
3. Register for your classes
4. Take Survey: www.sac.edu/edsurvey
5. Pay for your classes – June 30th
Note: Follow along on your agenda & student planning guide!
Last updated 5/1/2014
Weekly Study Requirement...
Part-time students
7 Units = 7 hrs. of class
Studying = 14 hrs.
Working = 40 hours (full-time)
Full-time students
Total = 61 hours
12 Units = 12 hrs. of class
Studying = 24 - 30 hrs.
Working = 20 hrs. (part-time)
Total = 56 – 60 hours
Student Planning Guide, Page 2
How many classes should I take?
If you work…
Consider enrolling in…
40 hrs. a week
6 unit(typically 2 classes)
30 hrs. a week
9 units (typically 3 classes)
20 hrs. a week
12 units (typically 4 classes)
5-15 hrs. a week
14-16 units (4 or more classes)
Note: The majority of A.A/G.E./Transfer courses are 3 units.
Full-time student
.......... take at least 12 units
Athletic eligibility
.......... take at least 12 units
Student Planning Guide, Page 3
What General Ed. plan is best for me?
PLAN A - Associate Degree Only
(60 Units Total, 24 GE Units)
PLAN B - AA Degree & Transfer to the CSU
(60-70 Units Total, 41-45 GE Units)
PLAN C - AA Degree & Transfer to the UC
or CSU & Some Private Univ.’s
(60-70 Units Total, 36-45 Units)
Student Planning Guide, Page 3 & Page 8-13
AA-T and AS-T Degrees
Highlights of the AA-T/AS-T Degrees:
 AA and transfer degrees for CSU’s
 Provides common major preparation courses for CSU’s
 Provides slight GPA bump for CSU admissions
Example:
CSU Fullerton  2.7 GPA for Fall 2014 transfer admissions
Student has 2.6 GPA + .1 bump = 2.7 GPA for admissions
Vocational Certificate
• A series of special major courses, all related to a
particular occupational skill.
• Can be helpful in obtaining or upgrading employment
Requirements:
MAJOR
COURSES
ONLY
Total Units: (Varies) Min. 12 units
Examples: Business Applications, Electronics, Auto Tech, CIS
Associate Degree
• Usually referred to as AA or AS (Assoc. of Arts or Sciences)
• Offered by community colleges
Requirements:
Major
Courses
+
General
Education
Courses
Plan A (24 units)
+
Elective
Courses
Total Units: Min. 60 units
Examples: Business Admin., Liberal Arts, Nursing, Paralegal
Student Planning Guide, Page 8
Student
Planning Guide
Page 16
Certificate Info.
AA/AS Info.
AA-T/AS-T Info.
Transfer Programs
• Lead to TRANSFER to a UNIVERSITY
(UC / CSU / Private / Out-of-State)
• Classes count toward completion of a Bachelor’s Degree
Requirements:
Major
Courses
+
General
Education
Courses
Plan B or C
(36-45 units)
+
Elective
Courses
Total Units: 60-70 units
Examples: Engineering, Teacher Education, Business Admin.
Student Planning Guide, Page 10-11 & 12-13
What’s your goal at @ SAC?
1) Transfer to University

Would like to attend a 4-year institution such as a UC, CSU or Private and earn a B.A. or B.S.

You can obtain an A.A./A.S./A.A.-T or A.S.-T while getting units toward transfer, 2-4 years

Examples: Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Psychology, etc…
2) Associates Degree

Earn an A.A. or A.S by graduating from a community college.

Not planning to transfer at this time, timeline: 2-4 years

Examples: Fire Technology, RN Nursing, Speech Pathology Assistant, etc…
3) Technical Certificates

A series of special major courses, all related to a particular occupational skill.

Timeline: 1-2 semesters

Examples: Medical Assistant, Welding, Entrepreneurship, etc…
Student Planning Guide, Pages 2-3
Courses for Your
First Semester @ SAC
• Courses that improve basic skills
English / ESL, Math, Reading & Study Skills
• Counseling classes
• General education classes
• Intro. classes in a career/area of interest
• Courses of personal interest to you
New Math
Courses
Math 083
Beginning & Intermediate Algebra for Liberal
Arts & Social Science Majors
Math 084
/081
Beginning & Intermediate Algebra for STEM &
Business Majors
Did you place into MATH 060
in the level II math test ?
Would you like to complete two MATH courses in one semester?
 MATH 083 (6 units)
Elementary & Intermediate Algebra for Liberal Arts Majors
– M/W 8:00 am – 11:10 am
– M/W 1:15 pm – 4:25 pm
 MATH 084 (6 units)
Elementary and Intermediate Algebra for Math, Science
and Business majors
– M/W 7:30 am – 10:40 am
– Tu/Th 11:30 am – 2:40 pm
– Tu/Th 6:00 pm – 9:10 pm
Math/Science/Engineering
Liberal Arts
Business / Social Science
New Approved Math Courses
Psychology 210
Statistics for
Social & Behavioral Sciences
SAC English Course Sequence
English N50 (3 units)
Intro. to Written Communication
English N60 (3 units)
Basics of Effective Writing
English 061 (3 units)
Introduction to Composition
English 101 or 101H (4 units)
Freshman Composition
English 102 or 102H (3 units)
Literature and Composition
English 103 or 103H (4 units)
Critical Thinking and Writing
Student Planning Guide, Page 5
English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
Class
Rec’d Speech Class
Rec’d Reading Class
EMLS 055 (4 units)
Writing, Grammar & Reading I
Com. N52A (3 units)
Reading N50 or N80
EMLS 107 (4 units)
Writing, Grammar & Reading II
Com. N52AB (3 units)
Reading N80
EMLS 109 (4 units)
Writing, Grammar & Reading III
Com. 096, 097 (3 units)
Com. N53 (3 units)
Reading N90
EMLS 110 (3 units)
Intro. To the Essay
Com. 096, 097 (3 units)
Com. N53 (3 units)
Reading N90 or 102
EMLS 112 (3 units)
Advanced Composition
Com. N50 (3 units)
Reading 102
English 101 or 101H (4 units)
Freshman Composition
Com. 101 (3 units) Interpersonal Com.
Com. 102 (3 units) Public Speaking
Reading 150
Student Planning Guide, Page 5
Freshman Experience Program
(Fresh X Program)
• Paired Classes
• Coordinated workload
• College Success and Career Planning Help
• Close Connection with College Instructors
Typical Format of Most Fresh X courses:
English Course + Counseling Course
Math Course + Counseling Course
Puente Program
• Paired Classes (English 061+ Cnsl. 107)
• Writing support
• Academic Counseling and Mentoring
U-Link Program (English 101 & Math 81 Eligible)
• Transfer Program to UC, CSU, and Privates Univ.
• Guaranteed Admission to UC Irvine from SAC
• UCI library Privileges & Faculty Presentations
• Service Learning (100 hrs. fieldwork)
To put a class schedule together:
You need to know:
• When to take classes…
• How many classes to take…
• What classes to take…
• How to schedule your classes…
Also need  Your test scores & the class schedule
Freshman Experience: U-LINK Sample Plan
COURSE TITLE &
UNITS
Section #
TIME
DAY
INSTRUCTOR
ROOM
Music 103
3
61889
9:30 – 10:55 AM
T TH
Sanchez, G.
N-114
Counseling 107
3
59461
12:45 – 3:55 PM
W
Staff
A-130
NUMBER
English
Math
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
1. Pick up Fresh X
cohort sheet
from a Counselor
8:00-8:30
8:30-9:00
Math
Math
9:00-9:30
9:30-10:00
Music 103
FRIDAY
Music 103
10:00-10:30
10:30-11:00
11:00-11:30
11:30-12:00
English
English
12:00-12:30
12:30-1:00
1:00-1:30
1:30-2:00
2:00-2:30
2:30-3:00
Counseling 107
2. Add an English
and Math course
to your schedule
Sample Class Schedule
COURSE TITLE &
UNITS
Section #
TIME
DAY
INSTRUCTOR
NUMBER
Math 081
4
12:15-2:45 PM
MW
English N60
3
7:35 – 9:35 AM
TTH
Reading N90A
3
8:00 – 9:25 AM
MW
Art 100
3
11:00 -12:25 PM
TTH
8:00-8:30
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
Reading
English N60
Reading
English N60
8:30-9:00
9:00-9:30
9:30-10:00
10:00-10:30
10:30-11:00
11:00-11:30
Art 100
Art 100
11:30-12:00
12:00-12:30
12:30-1:00
1:00-1:30
1:30-2:00
2:00-2:30
2:30-3:00
Math 081
Math 081
FRIDAY
ROOM
College Information
How does college work?
Academic Calendar 2014-2015
Fall 2014
August 25
Instruction Begins
September 7
Last day to add and to drop full-term classes
without “W” grade with enrollment fee
refund for full semester.
November 16
Last Day to Drop with “W” for full semester.
December 14
Instruction Ends
Adding a full class
Option 1: WAIT LIST
Note: There is no wait list option for students
during the Early Registration process.
Option 2: ADD CODE
Dropping a class
It’s your RESPONSIBILITY
Drop your course on-line (Web Advisor)
Last day to drop:
• without a “W” – Sept. 7th
• with a “W” - Nov. 16th
“F”
Grade
Note: You do not need instructor’s signature to drop a course
How much will it
cost to attend SAC?
College Tuition and Fees
• CA Resident Students (Per Semester)
Enrollment
Health Fees
Student Services Fees
Parking Fees
$46 per unit
$19 per semester
$7.50 (optional)
$30 per semester
$20 if you are qualified for fee waiver.
Part-time student (6 units)
$276
Full-time student (12-15 units)
$552 - $690
• AB540 Students
Same as above if your CA residency paperwork has been processed.
• International & Out of State
$220 per unit plus all the above enrollment fees.
Note: All fees and tuition are subject to changes based on
State Legislator or Community College Governing Board.
Student Planning Guide, Page 14
Other Costs?
BOOKS !
$60.00
X
4 CLASSES
= $240.00
$80.00
X
4 CLASSES
= $320.00
Math & Science Textbooks
$100 to $175 each
Financial Aid Basics
• It consists of grants, work study, and loans.
• To apply, you must complete the FAFSA.
(Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
Who can apply for Financial Aid?
• Students must be legal U.S. residents to apply for FAFSA.
• AB540 (undocumented) students are only eligible for state
financial aid (California Dream Act Application) and
can apply @ www.CalDreamAct.org
Student Planning Guide, Page 15
Financial Aid
Free Gift Aid:
– BOGW
– Grants
• Federal
• State
• Institutional/Private
– Scholarships
• Institutional
• Private
Self-Help Aid:
– Loans
• Federal
• Private
– Work Study
• Federal
• Institutional
Apply for the:
FAFSA & Cal Grants
Other Sources of Assistance
to Pay for College
• EOPS Book Services
• Buy a Book Society
-$100 scholarship for FEP and honors students
• Teacher Ed. and MESA Textbook Loan Programs
• Outreach Lending Library
• ASG “Work for Your Book” Program
• Rolling Scholarships –
Esp. AB540 Students
Fees/Payment Policy
(Payment & ID cards: Cashiers Office, Admissions Building)
Payment Deadline:
Early Decision Students: Pay tuition/fees by June 30th!
Note: You will be dropped from classes if you do not pay by August 6th
Returning Students & Other New Students:
Fees must be paid within 3 calendar days of registering for
courses or you will be dropped for non-payment.
Payment Options:
Online:
WWW.SAC.EDU
In Person:
Cashier’s Office S-104
or By Mail:
SAC Address
There is no plan for partial payment and no exceptions to this policy.
Questions? Call 714-564-6965.
Registration Steps
Click Here
Click Here
User Name
Example:
JB15482
(Initials + 5 digits)
Password: Rocky01
(Birthday)
Steps to Change Password
New Password:
Part Number + Part Letter
Example: Rocky01
Click Student
CLICK HERE
to begin registering
for your classes
Pay your
fees & tuition
Grades
Class Schedule
Transcripts
View your
financial aid award
Term – Fall 2014
Location – Santa Ana College
Select Subject &
Course Number
LEAVE Bottom
Fields Blank!
Click Submit
1. Click to select course
2. Click submit after you
select your course
1. Select
Register
2. Click Submit
Please remember to take the EARLY DECISION
survey after you register for your classes!
www.sac.edu/edsurvey
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