Plan a Visit to SJC
We look forward to presenting our campus to you. Your campus visit will introduce you to life at San Juan College, our academics, programs, clubs, activities and beautiful facilities.
To Schedule a Group Tour
- Complete the Tour Request Form
- Receive a confirmation email for your tour reservation from the Enrollment Services Office
- If you have any questions about your tour please feel free to contact the Enrollment Services Office 505-566-3073
Note: Because of limited Tour Ambassador’s, days and times of when tours are given will vary from semester to semester.
Does San Juan College accept the GED?
Yes, San Juan College does accept students that have completed the GED.
Does San Juan College require a minimum SAT or ACT score?
San Juan College has an open admission policy; meaning we do NOT require a minimum SAT or ACT score. We do require new students to take the Accuplacer test to help determine what courses they need to start in.
How do I apply for Financial Aid?
There are many different types of Financial Aid. Please go to the Financial Aid Website to find out more information on how to apply and important deadlines.
How do I apply?
You can apply for admission Online (FREE) or you can fill out a Printable Application ($10 fee) and turn it in at the Enrollment Services Office. Once you have submitted your application, there is a 2-3 business day processing time. During peak registration times there is a 5-7 business day processing time.
How do I print a copy of my unofficial San Juan College transcript?
Printing your San Juan College unofficial transcript is simple, login to Web Advisor and click on Transcripts under “Academic Profile”. You will be able to print a copy from there.
If I attend San Juan College, will the credits that I receive transfer to another college or university?
Students wishing to transfer credits from San Juan College to another college or university will need to check with the college or university they are wishing to transfer to in order to see if San Juan College courses are equivalent to what is required there. The current San Juan College academic catalog has the course descriptions for each class offered and can be found online at http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/catalog.
Transferring Courses to Fulfill the New Mexico General Education Common Core
Referred to as New Mexico Common Course Numbers
Students who have decided on a major and/or an institution at which to complete their studies should consult with an academic advisor at that particular institution to determine the most appropriate course selections. Students enrolling for the first-year of study at a New Mexico college or university and considering possible transfer into a certificate and/or degree program at another institution are encouraged to take the courses approved for transfer during their freshman and sophomore year of study.
The core matrix of approved courses guaranteed to transfer and meet general education requirements of any New Mexico college or university can be found on the New Mexico Higher Education Department website at http://hed.state.nm.us. Click on the “Colleges and Universities” link, then “Transferring Credits” for a listing of courses by institution, under each of the five general education areas.
If I submit my application online, how long will it take before I can register for classes?
Once your online application is submitted there is a 24-48 hour processing time (during peak times, this may be longer). Please Note: If you submit your online application on a Friday the 24-48 hour processing time will not begin until the following Monday. You then must follow the steps listed on your Welcome Letter or Email in order to get registered for courses.
Is there an application deadline?
San Juan College does not have an application deadline. We do encourage students to apply as soon as they have made the decision to attend SJC. The sooner you turn in your application, the sooner you can register for courses. Courses do fill up fast!
What is my username and password?
Your username should be listed on your Welcome Letter that you received after applying for admission. Typically a username is your first initial, middle initial, last name (up to 12 letters), and the last two digits of your social security number.
Your initial password is “sjcp” and then the last four digits of your social security number.
Beginning on June 27, 2016, the default password for San Juan College passwords will be changing. Currently we are using “sjcp+last four of social” for the initial password as well as when a password reset is requested. This will be changing to “sjcp+last four of student id” on June 27. (For example: if your student ID is 0000123, your default password will be sjcp0123) You can find your ID number on your ID card or on your welcome letter from San Juan College.
If you have any questions please call the Help Desk at 505-566-3266
When can I visit San Juan College?
San Juan College offers Campus Tours for groups of 5 or more with a maximum of 20. You can fill out a Tour Request Form and submit it to the Enrollment Services Office.
Single students or groups less than 5 can contact the Student Achievement Center at (505)566-3378 to schedule a campus tour.
Where do I get a Student ID?
You can get you student ID at the Enrollment Services Office. Your first ID is FREE. Replacement cards are $10.00. You will use your student ID card at the campus Bookstore, Library, HHPC, and to print from campus.
- Where do I pay for my tuition?
Where do I take the Accuplacer Test?
You can take your Accuplacer 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. 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.
15 To Finish
15 to Finish is a campaign that encourages full-time or near full-time students to take 15 credits per semester to graduate on time.
How can I graduate on time?
- Commit to earning your degree and stick to your plan. Earning 15 credits may not be easy, but it will give you the advantage of graduating on time. Meet with your advisor. They will help you develop a plan to take the courses you need to earn your degree on time.
- Make school a priority. Life can sometimes get in the way. Utilize the many support services on campus that can help you overcome barriers that may prevent you from graduating on time.Not everyone has this option, however; if you area able to work part-time instead of full-time to complete your degree, the payoff in the end will be worth it.
- Take your general education courses during your first year of college. Students who take 15 credits per semester and complete their English and Math courses early are more likely to graduate on time.
- Fill out a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).The application is used by nearly all colleges and universities to determine eligibility for federal, state and college-sponsored financial aid, including grants, education loans, and work-study programs. You may be eligible for grants and financial aid that will not need to be paid back.
- Check with the San Juan College FOunation for available scholarships. Having financial assistance will allow you more time to devote to your studies, work fewer hours and finish college faster.
What are the benefits of taking 15 credits?
- You are more likely to graduate on time and get better grades if you’re a full-time student earning 15 credits per semester.
- By taking 15 credits each semester, you will finish college faster, and can begin earning a higher income.
- On average, those with an associate;s degree in New Mexico, earn $10,000 more per year than those with no degree. By finishing your degree earlier, you have the opportunity to make more money over the span of your career.
- Graduating earlier also reduces your debt, which can make a big difference in the amount of money you spend on your education.
What if I can’t take 15 credits each semester?
Of course, not everyone can take 15 credits per semester. However, increasing your class load by any amount will make a difference. For instance, if you are taking six credits each semester, consider taking just one more class. Taking nine credits instead of six will help you to achieve your goal even faster. Taking just one more class can make a BIG difference!
Why should I take 15 credits per semester?
Most students enter college thinking they will graduate on time. Unfortunately that doesn’t always happen. Taking longer to graduate costs you additional time and money in tuition, books, supplies and other expenses, and delays your ability to begin earning an income.
15 to Finish is a registered trademark of the University of Hawaii System and is being used with permission by San Juan College.