If you're planning on attending San Juan College, get started right away. Give yourself at least six months to get everything in order before your first semester begins and things will go a lot more smoothly.
We're Here to Help
Admission Assistance – The number of steps and documents required for your admissions package can be confusing so let us help you. We'll also make sure you're signed up for new student orientation and the special Native American student orientation.
Scholarship Advisement – Stop by our office to find out about the variety of scholarships that are best suited for who you are. There are Native American and Tribal Scholarships, but we encourage you to apply for as many scholarships as you can. The first step is to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Don't worry. We can help you with this, too!
Academic Advisement – We'll meet with you one-on-one to make the most of your San Juan College educational journey. We'll explain the San Juan College Academic Catalog and review your Accuplacer scores, major, course curriculum, transcripts, credit hours, GPA, and how to achieve satisfactory academic progress. We'll also assist you with your class schedule.
Information and Services – There are all kinds of services here at SJC that will make your college experience a positive one, such as Counseling, Disability Services, Tutoring Center, Bookstore, Library, Security, Fitness Center, Student Activities, Family & Childcare, housing, public transit, computer labs, and more.
We want to make sure you know about them, so come by and ask. Think of us as your go-to place for everything there is to know about SJC.
Your Checklist for Getting Enrolled at San Juan College
You should complete the following activities at least six months in advance.
- File income tax soon after the W-2 is received. Parents who have dependent students should file their income tax early in the calendar year.
- Complete the FAFSA as soon as the current year income tax is filed. (Completing the FAFSA is absolutely necessary if students wish to apply for scholarships, particularly Tribal scholarships.)
- Apply for admission to San Juan College. Submit official transcripts from high school or previous college attended to the Admissions Office.
- Apply for scholarships. Information on a variety of scholarships from Native American funding sources are available in the Native American Center and Financial Aid Office.
- Ensure that your Student Aid Report (SAR) is on file with the Financial Aid Office. (The SAR is the result of a processed FAFSA.)
- Submit all documents required by the Financial Aid Office, such as parent or student federal tax returns, W-2s, family verification, etc.
- Maintain a 2.0 GPA or better to be eligible to receive federal, state, tribal, and other scholarships. Remember, every class counts!
For more information, please call Michele Peterson at (505) 566-3321.
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