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 QUESTIONS?