If you have graduated from high school and/or received your GED and have attended any other college or university you are considered a transfer student.
Submit your Application to San Juan College
IMPORTANT: There is a 1-2 business day processing time from the time we receive your application before you can take the Accuplacer, sign up for a New Student Orientation, create your username and password, or get your student ID (Note: processing time may be longer during registration times). This step must be completed before any other step! For questions about applying to SJC call 505-566-3545. Application Fee: Online Application FREE or Paper Application $10.00. This is a one-time non-refundable fee.
Apply for Financial Aid
Please submit your Financial Aid application online at www.fafsa.ed.gov Instructions and help with financial aid questions and for filling out forms can be found over the internet www.sanjuancollege.edu/financialaid , by phone (505-566-3512), or in person at the Financial Aid Office.
Complete the Accuplacer
SJC is a mandatory placement institution. Transfer students who have completed a college level English and Math with a passing grade of “C” or better do not have to take the Accuplacer. The Accuplacer is an academic evaluation tool that will specify which level of Math, English and Reading classes you will begin with. Starting July 7th, 2014 Accuplacer testing will be at the San Juan College Testing Center located in the Information Technology Center Room 7120D
To schedule an exam appointment and complete the preregistration, go to the Testing Center webpage (www.sanjuancollege.edu/test ). In the blue box, click on ACCUPLACER. Follow the step-by-step instructions. If you have any questions please contact the Testing Center at 505-566-3139. This must be done before you sign up for a New Student Orientation. Note: You must complete your application for admission BEFORE completing the Accuplacer. Failure to do this may result in delayed registration for New Student Orientation and classes. For questions, call the Advising & Counseling Center at 505-566-3526.
MySJC Portal Logon
Navigate to sanjuancollege.edu and click “MySJC” in the top right corner. Click on “Login to MySJC Portal”. Sign in with your Username and Password. Your initial username is your first initial, middle initial, last name (up to 12 letters), and last two digits of your social security number. Your initial password is “sjcp” and then the last four digits of your social security number (with no spaces). For example, if your name is John A. Smith and your social security number is 123-45-6789, your username would be “jasmith89” and your password would be “sjcp6789.” This must be completed before you attend a new student orientation. Need help? Please call the computer help desk at 505-566-3266.
Attend a New Student Orientation
Attending Orientation is required for all new degree seeking students before you may register for classes. You will sign up for an orientation at the Admissions office after your application has been processed AND after you have completed the Accuplacer assessment. Note: if you have completed at least 15 college level credits you do not need to attend a New Student Orientation. Also, Transfer students have the option of taking New Student Orientation Online, for more information please contact Advising and Counseling at 505-566-3526.
Request an Official Transcript
From your high school/GED and from all colleges where you have taken classes, be sent to the Admissions & Records Office. Your high school transcript MUST include your graduation date. Transcripts must arrive at the Admissions & Records office (mailed or hand delivered) in a SEALED envelope from the originating institution OR if the issuing institution has the ability to issue e-transcripts, they can send the transcript to Admissions@sanjuancollege.edu. No Financial Aid funds will be released until all transcripts have been received (high school and college). College transcripts will not be evaluated by Admissions & Records until you are enrolled for classes. Note: if you have completed as least 15 college level credits with a 2.0 GPA or higher, you do not need to send your high school/GED transcript. Transcripts can be mailed to:
San Juan College
4601 College Blvd.
Farmington, NM 87402
Get your Student ID card at the Admissions & Records Office
Your first ID card is FREE. Replacement cards are $5.00. You will use your ID card at the campus Bookstore, Library, HHPC, and to print from the campus computer labs. Note: Student ID cards are not available for Distance Learning students.
Student Email Account
San Juan College’s (SJC’s) official mode of communication is through the SJC student email account. Students are responsible for checking emails on a consistent basis for important information, dates and deadlines from all campus offices. Your email address is "username"@my.sanjuancollege.edu. You can log in at outlook.com/my.sanjuancollege.edu with your email address and your INITIAL password set as described in "Create Username and Password" section above. Follow the setup process which includes changing your password. Note: Your email password is not connected to your SJC login If you forget your password, follow the “forgot password” link on the page.
Pay your Tuition
It is your responsibility to know the tuition deadline and to pay for your classes by that date. Please check the current schedule for information concerning tuition dates and deadlines. Automatic payment plans are available through Nelnet www.sanjuancollege.edu/register. Additionally, tuition can be paid over the internet, by phone (505-566-3396), or in person at the Business Office. Questions? Call 505-566-3396.
Buy your Books
You should purchase your books prior to the first day of class. Go to the Bookstore website for more information