Newly Accepted Transfer Students
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FALL 2013 NEWLY ACCEPTED TRANSFER STUDENTS CHECKLIST
PLEASE PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THESE ENROLLMENT STEPS!
An online Enrollment Information Form link will be sent via your John Jay email address. The Enrollment Information Form is to help us identify additional information we may need from you for advisement and registration purposes.
Student Seat Deposits 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 for Student Seat Deposits can be made in person. For Bursar office hours, visit here. You may also pay your Student Seat Deposit Online.
If you are a U.S. Veteran or a certified SEEK student, you do not have to pay the Student Seat Deposit.
Email Account: To access your new John Jay email account visit : http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/email. John Jay College will be communicating with you using your new John Jay email account. Thus, it is very important that you check your accounts daily so that you do not miss out on any important information that could delay your enrollment to John Jay College.
Immunization Requirements: Before you register for classes, you will need to download and submit to the Health Office the immunization forms.
Testing Information: If you did not complete a college-level algebra course or a precalculus or a 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and in the subject section enter "Fall 2013 Transfer" or you may call them at 212.237.8108.
Course Evaluation and Registration: To help you understand your course evaluation and register successfully, click onto the New Transfer Student Tutorial. We recommend that you review this tutorial carefully.
Transfer Credit Evaluation: An email will be sent to you confirming that your transfer credits have been evaluated and posted on eSIMS. The Student Seat Deposit is required in order to register online. To learn more about the transfer credit evaluation process, visit here.
Advisement & Registration: We encourage students to make an appointment with an academic advisor prior to registering for the Fall 2013 semester. You should have received an email confirmation that your credits have been evaluated before scheduling an advisement appointment. To schedule an advisement appointment, contact the Academic Advisement Center.
Transcripts: Students with courses in progress must have official transcripts mailed to the Office of Testing and Evaluation (524 West 59th Street L.71.01 New York, NY 10019) as soon as they have completed their course work.
Financial Aid: If you are currently receiving financial aid, make sure to change your school codes. John Jay College FAFSA school code is 002693 and NYS TAP code is 1414.
If you have not yet applied for financial aid, we urge you to apply. Please note that you will need to complete your FAFSA application (Select 2013 -2014 FAFSA) to determine financial aid eligibility by April 30, 2013 and submit federal student loan forms by June 15, 2013.
If you applied for FAFSA, 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 documents 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.
Transfer Orientation will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2013. An email will be sent to you with an RSVP link.
First Day of Class is Wednesday, August 28, 2013.