Using CSUMentor2013 High SchoolCounselor Conference(Intro) George Yang Sharon Engelenburg September 2013
About CSUMentor 2014-2015 Undergraduate Application ***** Presentation will be posted on calstate.edu ***** Agenda
Matching Assistant Search Results Partial List as Example
Campus Facts (cont'd) • Also may include: • Contact Info • Campus-specific Links • Quick Codes • SAT • ACT • FAFSA
Plan for College - High School Planner High School Planner (cont.)
ACT Manager • Student must release the ACT score to at least one CSU campus in the traditional way • Score will be sent to the CSU campus(es) selected in the traditional way • Also makes the student eligible now to release the score to any other CSU campus via CSUMentor • Two ways to release the score to additional CSU campuses
ACT Manager (cont.) Optional: Middle Initial SSN ACT ID
SAT Scores • Code 3594 • One code for all CSU Campuses • One fee to send SAT score to all 23 CSU campuses
Apply Online – Undergraduate Application On this page: instructions for IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari to allow pop-ups
VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE • Encourage students to APPLY EARLY – do not wait until the last week or the last day • There are 16 campuses that are impacted at the freshman level and will stop taking admission applications on November 30 • Advise students to apply to a “Back Up’ campus by November 30, in addition to any impacted campus(es) • Encourage students to apply to their local area service CSU campus where they will have higher priority
Apply Online – New Application Campus-specific page may include additional campus requirements To begin the application click on the “Begin Application” button at the bottom of the introduction screen. You must scroll down the screen to view the button.
Online Tutorial Each screen will have a “Help Video” that is specific to the screen you are working on.
Screen 1 – Enrollment Information_______________________________________ • Application Information • Term Apply for • Main campus/Off-campus (Depending upon the campus, this question may or may not appear on the application.) • Intended Major • Degree Objective • Credential Objective • Campus Housing (Depending upon the campus, this question may or may not appear on the application.) • Entry Status • Graduating HS Senior with or without college credit • Previous Application • Last Applied • Last Attended
Entry Status Options for Applicants _______________________________________
Screen 3 – Personal Information _____________________________________________ • Applicant Information • Social Security Number • Confirm SSN • If student doesn't have SSN, leave blank. • California Statewide Student ID added (optional) • Date of Birth • Gender • Ward of the court question added • Residence • Place of Birth • Military Information • Optional Information • Misc. Information (NCAA Sports) • Parents’ Education • Family Income • Family Size
Screen 4 – CA State Residency Information ______________________________________ • Residency Status • Your responses to the following questions are required to make a preliminary assessment of your residency status for admission and tuition purposes. The campus may request additional information prior to making a final residence determination.
Screen 6 – High School Information ______________________________________ • Current or Last High School Attended • High School Information • Graduation, GED Date or checkbox, if neither • Other High Schools attended • Test Information • Entries for SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS and PTE • EAP scores Release to CSU campus
Screen 6 – High School Information (cont.) ________________________________________ . You can search by a CEEB code. If you can not locate your school on the list, call 1-800-GO-TO-XAP.
Screen 6 – High School Information (cont.)_______________________________ Enter test taken or will be taken Non-native speakers of English
Screen 8 – High School Preparation 1_______________________________ • Social Science • 2-Years • English • 4-Years • Mathematics • 3-Years