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1 Welcome to Welcome to Santa Ana College Last updated 11/1/14 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

2 The Purpose of Orientation: Provide you with basic information about SAC & Educational Planning Assist you with class selection and on-line registration for your first semester Review of your Placement Test Scores

3 Student Success & Support Program (3SP) State Requirements: 2) Orientation – Today 3) Abbreviated Ed. Plan – End of Presentation 1) Assessment/testing – Completed! 4) Comprehensive Ed. Plan – Counseling Appt. Note: Must be completed before 15 units or by 3 rd semester, and required to keep your priority registration!

4 Joe Student 1234567 1/1/15 Business X X

5 SAC Assessment Form Test Results Your Placement Test Results English Math

6 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

7 English as a Second Language (ESL) Program ClassRec’d Speech ClassRec’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

8 / 081 New Math Courses Math 083 Beginning & Intermediate Algebra for Liberal Arts & Social Science Majors Math 084 Beginning & Intermediate Algebra for STEM & Business Majors

9 Math/Science/Engineering Business / Social Science Liberal Arts Psychology 210 Statistics for Social & Behavioral Sciences New Approved Math Courses

10 Math Cut Off Score Level IIICut Score Take Level II Exam 0-17 Math 105/140/160 or Math 219 or Psy. 210 18-26 Math 150 or 160 Bus Calc or Trig 27-45 Level IVCut Score Take Level III Exam 0-15 Math 170 Pre-Calculus 16-23 Math 180 Calculus 24-40 Level ICut score Math N05 Basic Math (Cont. Education Center) 0-9 Math N06 Basic Math11-20 Math N48 Pre-Algebra21-34 Math 060 Elementary Alg.35-50 Level II.Cut score Take Exam 10-16 Math 060 Elementary Alg. 17-25 Math 070 Geometry or Math 080/081 26-50

11 Reading Assessment ClassCTEP ( Adjusted score ) Reading N800-12 Reading N9013-16 Reading 102 Eligibility for English 061 Reading 150 Eligibility for English 101 Raw Score Adjusted Score Based on adjusted score only

12 Weekly Study Requirement... 12 Units = 12 hrs. of class Studying = 24 - 30 hrs. Working = 20 hrs. (part-time) Total = 56 – 60 hours Full-time students Part-time students 7 Units = 7 hrs. of class Studying = 14 hrs. Working = 40 hours (full-time) Total = 61 hours Student Planning Guide, Page 2

13 How many classes should I take? Full-time student.......... take at least 12 units Athletic eligibility.......... take at least 12 units If you work… Consider enrolling in… 40 hrs. a week6 unit(typically 2 classes) 30 hrs. a week9 units (typically 3 classes) 20 hrs. a week12 units (typically 4 classes) 5-15 hrs. a week14-16 units (4 or more classes) Note: The majority of A.A/G.E./Transfer courses are 3 units. Student Planning Guide, Page 3

14 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

15 What General Ed. plan is best for me? PLAN A PLAN A - Associate Degree Only (60 Units Total, 25-27 GE Units) PLAN B PLAN B - AA Degree & Transfer to the CSU (60-70 Units Total, 42-46 GE Units) PLAN C 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

16 Vocational Certificate MAJOR COURSES ONLY A series of special major courses, all related to a particular occupational skill. Can be helpful in obtaining or upgrading employment Requirements: Examples: Business Applications, Electronics, Auto Tech, CIS Total Units: (Varies) Min. 12 units

17 Associate Degree Usually referred to as AA or AS (Assoc. of Arts or Sciences) Offered by community colleges Major Courses General Education Courses Plan A (24 units) Elective Courses + + Requirements: Total Units: Min. 60 units Examples: Business Admin., Liberal Arts, Nursing, Paralegal Student Planning Guide, Page 8

18 Associate in Arts/Science For Transfer (AA-T & AS-T) Designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree Benefits: – Guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system university – Priority admission consideration to local CSU campus in same cases – Slight GPA bump of.1 GPA for admission purposes for certain CSU’s

19 Transfer Programs UNIVERSITY Lead to TRANSFER to a UNIVERSITY (UC / CSU / Private / Out-of-State) Classes count toward completion of a Bachelor’s Degree Major Courses General Education Courses Plan B or C (36-46 units) Elective Courses + + Requirements: Total Units: 60-70 units Examples: Engineering, Teacher Education, Business Admin. Student Planning Guide, Page 10-11 & 12-13

20 Student Planning Guide Page 16 Certificate Info. AA/AS Info. AA-T/AS-T Info.

21 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 Courses for Your First Semester @ SAC


23 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

24 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

25 Puente Program Paired Classes (English 061+ Cnsl. 107) Writing support Academic Counseling and Mentoring U-Link Program (English 101 & Math 81 Eligible) 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)

26 To put a class schedule together: 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 You need to know:

27 Freshman Experience: U-LINK Sample Plan COURSE TITLE &UNITSSection #TIMEDAYINSTRUCTORROOM NUMBER Music 1033618899:30 – 10:55 AMT THSanchez, G.N-114 Counseling 10735946112:45 – 3:55 PMWStaffA-130 English Math MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 Math 9:00-9:30 9:30-10:00 Music 103 10:00-10:30 10:30-11:00 11:00-11:30 11:30-12:00 English 12:00-12:30 12:30-1:00 Counseling 107 1:00-1:30 1:30-2:00 2:00-2:30 2:30-3:00 1.Pick up Fresh X cohort sheet from a Counselor 2. Add an English and Math course to your schedule

28 Sample Class Schedule COURSE TITLE &UNITSSection #TIMEDAYINSTRUCTORROOM NUMBER Math 081412:15-2:45 PMMW English N6037:35 – 9:35 AMTTH Reading N90A38:00 – 9:25 AMMW Art 100311:00 -12:25 PMTTH MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY 8:00-8:30 ReadingEnglish N60 ReadingEnglish N60 8:30-9:00 9:00-9:30 9:30-10:00 10:00-10:30 10:30-11:00 11:00-11:30Art 100 11:30-12:00 12:00-12:30Math 081 12:30-1:00 1:00-1:30 1:30-2:00 2:00-2:30 2:30-3:00

29 College Information How does college work?

30 Academic Calendar 2014-2015 Spring 2015 February 9 Instruction Begins February 22 Last day to add and/or to drop full-term classes without “W” grade with enrollment fee refund for full semester. May 10 Last Day to Drop with “W” for full semester. June 7 Instruction Ends


32 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

33 Dropping a class It’s your RESPONSIBILITY Drop your course on-line (Web Advisor) Last day to drop: without a “W” – Feb. 22 nd with a “W” – May 10 th Note: You do not need instructor’s signature to drop a course “F” Grade

34 How much will it cost to attend SAC?

35 College Tuition and Fees CA Resident Students (Per Semester) Enrollment$46 per unit Health Fees$19 per semester Student Services Fees$7.50 (optional) Parking Fees$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

36 Other Costs? BOOKS ! $60.00 X 4 CLASSES = $240.00 $80.00 X 4 CLASSES = $320.00 Math & Science Textbooks $100 to $175 each

37 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 U.S. citizen or legalresidents to apply for FAFSA. AB540 (undocumented) students are only eligible for state financial aid: AB540 Fee Waiver – Paper App. @ SAC’s Financial Aid California Dream Act – Apply @ Financial Aid Basics Student Planning Guide, Page 15

38 Free Gift Aid: – BOGW – Grants Federal State Institutional/Private – Scholarships Institutional Private Self-Help Aid: –Loans Federal Private –Work Study Federal Institutional Financial Aid Apply for the: FAFSA & Cal Grants

39 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

40 Fees/Payment Policy (Payment & ID cards: Cashiers Office, Admissions Building) Payment Deadline: Returning Students & 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: In Person: or By Mail: WWW.SAC.EDU Cashier’s Office S-104 SAC Address There is no plan for partial payment and no exceptions to this policy. Questions? Call 714-564-6965.

41 Student Support Services Adelante Center for Teacher Education Counseling (Academic & Career) EOPS Freshmen Experience Honors Program MESA Program Puente SSSP University Transfer Center U-LINK Career/Service Learning Center Disable Student Programs & Services (DSPS) Health Center Psychological Services Veteran’s Resource Center Math Center Learning Center (Tutorial Services) Success Center Reading Center Tutorial Center Writing Center

42 Registration Steps

43 Click Here


45 User Name Example: JB15482 (Initials + 5 digits) Password: Rocky01 (Birthday)

46 Steps to Change Password New Password: Part Number + Part Letter Example: Rocky01

47 Click Student

48 Pay your fees & tuition View your financial aid award CLICK HERE to begin registering for your classes Grades Class Schedule Transcripts

49 Term – Spring 2015 Location – Santa Ana College Select Subject & Course Number LEAVE Bottom Fields Blank! Click Submit

50 1. Click to select course 2. Click submit after you select your course

51 1. Select Register 2. Click Submit

52 Joe Student 1234567 1/1/15 Business X X N60 102 081 Spring 15 X CMST 102 CNSL 116 Art 100 Earth Sc 110 Econ 120 Bus. 150 English N60 3 Reading 102 3 Art 100 3 CNSL 116 3 12 English 061 3 Math 084 6 Bus. 150 4 13 Fall 15 Make sure you & the counselor sign the Ed. Plan!

53 Next Steps: 1)Register for class – January for new students 2)Pay for classes – 3 days deadline! 3)Apply for financial aid AB540 Fee Waiver – Paper App. @ SAC’s Financial Aid California Dream Act – Apply @ 4)Comprehensive Ed. Plan Options: Attend a Ed. Planning Workshop Attend a Ed. Planning Workshop Take a Counseling class w/ Ed. Planning Take a Counseling class w/ Ed. Planning Make a counseling appointment Make a counseling appointment


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