Newly Accepted Transfer Students
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SPRING 2014 NEWLY ACCEPTED TRANSFER STUDENT CHECKLIST
Congratulations! Now that you’ve been admitted, there are a few steps that you need to take in order to confirm your enrollment and begin the process of becoming a John Jay student for spring 2014.
Enrollment Information Form: An online Enrollment Information Form will be sent to you via email a week after your decision letter is mail. Please complete this online form, it provides us with important information regarding your registration and advising needs. This is also the place eligible students can request a seat deposit waiver. Eligibility is determined by veteran status, certified SEEK status, and/or financial need.
Seat Deposit: To confirm your plans to enroll your deposit may be submitted by check or money order, along with the Student Seat Deposit Form and mailed to: John Jay College, Bursar’s Office, 524 West 59th Street, Suite L.70.00, New York, NY 10019. Cash payments can be made in person at the Bursar Office. For Bursar office hours, visit here. You may also pay your Student Seat Deposit Online.
Math Placement Test Information: If you did not complete a college-level algebra course or a precalculus / calculus course from your previous college, you are required to take the CUNY Assessment Test in Mathematics for placement purposes. You will be receiving a letter from the CUNY Testing Office notifying you of the date and time to take the CUNY Assessment in Mathematics. You may also schedule your test date by emailing the Office of Testing and Evaluation at email@example.com and in the subject section enter "Spring 2014 Transfer" or you may call them at 212.237.8108.
Immunization Requirements: Before you register for classes, you will need to download and submit to the Health Office the immunization forms.
Financial Aid: If you have not yet applied for financial aid, please read this financial aid section that the end of this. Please note that you will need to complete your FAFSA application (Select 2013-2014 FAFSA) to determine financial aid eligibility. John Jay College FAFSA school code is 002693 and NYS TAP code is 1414.
Email Account: Set up your email account today: John Jay College will be communicating with you using your new John Jay email account and your personal email address linked to your CUNY Portal account. Upon completing the enrollment process, John Jay College will be communicating with you exclusively through your John Jay email account. If you have any questions or problems with your John Jay email account, please contact the DoIT Helpdesk at 212-237-8200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Housing: John Jay College provides a Residence Life Program at The New Yorker. Information about housing options and the application process, please go to www.jjay.cuny.edu/housing.
Advisement and Registration: You will receive an email confirming that your transfer credits have been evaluated and posted on eSIMS (the college’s registration system). To help you understand your course evaluation and register successfully, click onto the New Transfer Student Tutorial link on the email. We recommend that you review this tutorial carefully.
Transfer Orientation: Transfer Orientation will be held on January 15 and 16, 2014. An email invitation will be sent to you and we will ask you to confirm your attendance. The first day of class is January 27, 2014.
FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION
After you have completed the FAFSA Application, check your personal email for your Student Aid Report (SAR). Download the Student Aid Report (SAR) and read it carefully. If the Student Aid Report (SAR) states that you need to verify information that you entered on the FAFSA, you will need to submit the required document in addition to your income documentation. Below is a list of acceptable income documentation that you will need to submit along with the 2013 – 2014 Verification Form. Submit documentation in person to Jay Express Services Center. For office hours visit here.
1) Tax filers (student and/or parent) who did not use IRS Data Retrieval at initial FAFSA filing or through the FOTW correction process must provide an IRS transcript for 2012.
2) Social Security award letter for 2012 (Form 1099).
3) Public Assistance (PA) budget letter dated 2012, listing all family members in the case.
4) Veteran’s benefits award letters for 2012.
5) Pension award notices for 2012.
6) Birth or baptismal certificates for siblings not listed on tax returns or PA budget letter.
To download 2013-2014 Verification Form, go to www.jjay.cuny.edu, click on The Jay Stop, click Money Matters, choose Getting Financial Aid, scroll down to Financial Aid Forms and click on either 2013-2014 Dependent or Independent Verification.
You can use the Financial Aid Estimator to find out the kind of financial aid you may expect. You can find the link for the Financial Aid Estimator on the “Getting Financial Aid” website. For more Financial Aid information, you should click on Financial Aid TV.