What is Matriculation?
Matriculation is a process that enhances student access to the California Community Colleges and promotes and sustains the efforts of credit students to be successful in their educational endeavors.
Components include: Admissions, Assessment, Orientation, Counseling, & Follow-up
What are the Goals?
The goals of matriculation are to ensure that all students complete their college courses, persist to the next academic term, and achieve their educational objectives.
Matriculation is proven to increase student success.
Research conducted on data from over 25 colleges from six districts with 100,000 student sample size from the year 2001-2004.
New Student Registration Steps to Success
Admissions : Complete & submit your Application for Admission online at www.cccapply.org.
Financial Aid : Apply for financial aid by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Look for your Higher One card in the mail – visit http://mySJCcard.com for more information. Visit the Financial Aid website at www.sjcc.edu/Reg/faid/faid.html for application workshop dates.
Assessment : Sign up for Math & English/ESL assessment: visit the Assessment Office in SC-203 or call (408) 288-3170; have a college application on file and your student ID# available. Assessment is required of all new students unless you have proof (transcripts indicating appropriate course completion or test results from another college) that you must bring to the Counseling Center to clear the prerequisites. An appointment may be necessary.
Orientation :Register for & attend a GUID-097 ―Orientation to College course. Students planning to take the ESL assessment are required to take the assessment as least 1 week prior to orientation date.
Register : Register for classes & attend. Bring a copy of your class schedule the 1st day of class.
Counseling: Schedule an appointment during your 1st semester to create an educational plan.
Follow Up : Schedule an appointment with a counselor each semester to be sure you are making progress toward your certificate, degree and/or transfer goal.
Attend your classes! Attending the first day secures your spot in your classes.
In addition, be sure to:
Pay your fees by the established deadline.
If you are approved for a BOGFW, your enrollment fees will be waived. However, you are still responsible for the $17 Health Fee, $5 Associated Student Activity fee and any class material fees.
Obtain a free student I.D. card (without picture) or $5.00 with picture, at the Information Center (Student Center-1st Floor).
Purchase a parking permit online at http://myweb.sjeccd.edu
Buy your books: Online at http://campustore.sjcc.edu or the Campus Bookstore (SC-107).