Incoming Student Athlete Checklist

INCOMING NEW STUDENT ATHLETE CHECKLIST

Athletic Academic Counselors: Location: Bertolini, Counseling Department, 2nd Floor

Filomena Avila
(707) 522-2790
favila@santarosa.edu

Chris Grant
(707) 527-4814
cgrant@santarosa.edu

John Daly
(707) 527-4451
jdaly@santarosa.edu

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:

  1. Apply online: https://admissions.santarosa.edu/apply
  2. Complete Math & English Assessment: https://assessment.santarosa.edu/
  3. Enroll in and complete Counseling 270:  Introduction to College https://counseling.santarosa.edu/orientation-options
  4. Complete education plan with an athletics counselor (must have math and English test results)
  5. Attend an athletic eligibility workshop in August 2017 (date and time TBD)
  6. Attend mandatory STUDENT ATHLETE ORIENTATION DAY in August 2017 (date and time TBD)
  7. 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

DETAILED STEPS FOR NEW STUDENT ATHLETES:

 1.  Apply for SUMMER 2017: 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#).  You must save/remember this number for all SRJC transactions.

 2.  Register online starting May 8, 2017 for any summer Counseling 270: Introduction to College class.

3.  Attend mandatory athletic eligibility workshop in August 2017. (Coaches will give you time and date)

4.  Attend mandtory STUDENT ATHLETE ORIENTATION DAY in August 2017. (Coaches will give you time and date)

5.  Math and English Assessment – there is no cost associated with math and English assessment.

  • Schedule an appointment to take math and English assessment: https://assessment.santarosa.edu/
  • This can be done after you get your SID number.  You need to have test results before you attend a Counseling 270 class. 
  • Review the study guides and/or attend a math and English JAM session so you are well prepared.
  • You also need to have your test results before you meet with your academic counselor, allow 2 days for your test results
  • 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. 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. EAP test results are only valid for one year after high school graduation.
    • 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.

6.  Meet with academic counselor

  • Meet with Filomena Avila, Christ Grant or John Daly to set up an Educational Plan.
  • For weekly athletic drop-in hours, email: cgrant@santarosa.edu.
  • In order to plan appropriately, you MUST have your placement results and unofficial or official transcripts from any previous institutions attended when you arrive.

7.  Register online for classes during your priority registration time through your student portal

 OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO BEFORE GETTING STARTED AT SRJC:

1.  Apply for Financial Aid by going to www.fafsa.ed.gov.

2.  Send transcripts from other colleges and AP/IB Test Scores

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.