HOW FALL 2014 FIRST TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS STAY ON TRACK!

DeadlinesAction Items. Keep On Track.

ADMISSIONS DECISION

December 1st - May 1st
Notification of admissions decisions begins on December 2nd and continues on a rolling basis. In order to secure a space with the university, the Enrollment Reservation and Mandatory Orientation Deposit is due by due by May 1, 2014 (refer to your letter of admission for due date.)

COMPLETE YOUR RESERVATION WITH SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

December 1st - May 1st (Refer to your letter of admission for due date)

Complete your reservation by purchasing Package 1 or 2 when you log onto your MySSU Online Services account. After purchase, finalize your Admissions acceptance through MySSU.

If you cannot pay online, you can print this ERD form. Fax or mail to:
Sonoma State University
Attn: Seawolf Service Center
1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Fax 707-664-2675

NOTE: If you are an EOP applicant, call 707 664-2427 or email eop@sonoma.edu before submitting your deposit.

Refund Information: If you change your mind about attending Sonoma State University, you must notify the University in writing in order to receive a refund. The Enrollment Reservation Deposit is 50% refundable if requested in writing by May 1, 2014; non-refundable thereafter. Email your refund request to Seawolf Service Center.

SELECT YOUR SUMMER ORIENTATION SESSION DATE
January 2nd - May 1st

After completing your reservation by purchasing Package 1 or 2, log into your MySSU account to select a specific orientation session date. You can do this starting January 2nd. If you have questions regarding the sign up process, please contact the New Student Orientation and Family Programs Office at (707) 664-4464, or visit us at our website for step by step instructions @ Orientation

APPLY FOR CAMPUS HOUSING BY PAYING HOUSING DOWN PAYMENT

December 1st - Ongoing

To apply for campus housing, purchase Package 1 or 3 via your MySSU Online Services account. Payment date establishes housing priority. Housing down payment does not guarantee a space or specific assignment.

Refund Information:n: 50% refundable if requested in writing by May 1, 2014; non-refundable thereafter. Read more @ Housing

SUBMIT FINANCIAL AID MATERIAL

January 1st - March 2nd
The application process is free. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at FAFSA using SSU's federal school code of 001156. Read more @ Financial Aid

TAKE PLACEMENT TEST(S)

January 1st - May 3th
We strongly encourage you to take your English Placement Test (EPT) and/or Entry Level Mathematics Test (ELM) as early as possible, but no later than the May 3th test date. This means you must sign up for the May test date by April 18, 2014. Results are due prior to attending New Student Oreintation, unless you are exempt. Your letter of admission explains which test you may be requried to take. Look up when the exams are being offered @ SSU Testing. Sign up for a EPT and/or ELM test @ EPT/ELM Registration.

SCHOLARSHIP MATERIAL DUE

(For Academic Year 2014-2015)
September 1st - January 15th

Scholarships range from $250 to $5000 per year. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater to apply for this program. Read more @ SSU Scholarship

ACCEPT CAMPUS HOUSING OFFER AND CHOOSE A LIVING COMMUNITY

March 1 - Ongoing
Campus housing offers are sent electronically on a space available basis. Accept your offer to live on-campus and choose a living community by the designated deadline. Read more @ Housing

SELECT AN ACADEMIC FRESHMAN LEARNING COMMUNITY (FLC)

March 1 - May 1
Review information about My First Year at SSU. Freshmen are required to participate in one of the Freshman Academic Learning Communities. Some FLCs are linked to specific Housing Living Communities if you are living on-campus. Go to Freshman Learning Communities to learn about the different options.

CIRP FRESHMEN SURVEY

March 1st – May 1st

Take the CIRP Freshman Survey

Email regarding access to the CIRP Freshman Survey will be sent from CIRPFreshmanSurvey@datarecognitioncorp.com. Please adjust your approved sender list accordingly.  For additional information, read more at: CIRP

SUBMIT MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION RECORDS

March 30th - July 15th

All entering students must send copies of official immunization records showing they've received the required 2 dose series of Measles/Rubella (MMR) vaccine to the SSU Office of Admissions and Records prior to enrolling at SSU. Those who will be under age 19 on August 19, 2014 must also send records showing they've received the required series of 3 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine. Compliance is a mandatory condition of enrollment and should be completed no later than July 15th, 2014. Students unable to locate immunization records may send copies of blood test results confirming immunity to the diseases prevented by the required vaccines. Read more now about the immunization requirements and how to satisfy them Attach these records to the completed Immunization Form and send promptly to: SSU Immunization Requirements, Fall 2014; Office of Admissions and Records; 1801 E. Cotati Avenue Rohnert Park, CA 94928. Students who don't comply with this pre-enrollment requirement on time will have a Hold on their ability to register for classes and are subject to other late compliance penalties.

SSU SEAWOLF DECISION DAY

April 12th
Seawolf Decision Day is an open house for Fall 2014 admitted students. Come join us for Seawolf Decision Day and take a look at our campus, attend workshops, meet our faculty, staff and students, attend a campus fair, talk with your major departments, see student performances, and find out if SSU is the place for you! Read more @ Seawolf Decision Day

REGISTER FOR EARLY START PROGRAM

April 1st
If it is determined via placement tests that you need remediation in English and/or math, you must participate in the mandatory Early Start Program to address this remediation. Read more @ Early Start Program

ATTEND MANDATORY ORIENTATION

June 4th-30th
New Student Orientation is a mandatory program for all students in order to register for courses. Read more @ Freshman Orientation

PAY YOUR MANDATORY REGISTRATION CHARGES

August 8th

If you begin the registration process from June 1 - August 8th you must pay your mandatory registration charges by August 8, 2014. Even if schedule changes are planned, you must complete the registration process by paying the mandatory registration charges or an automatic disenrollment process will occur.

Financial Aid Students: If you have applied for financial aid and have received an offer from our Financial Aid Office by August 8, 2014, in an amount sufficient to cover your semester mandatory registration charges, the payment of your mandatory registration charges will be deferred until your first disbursement for Fall 2014. You will NOT be disenrolled. If you file your FAFSA after July 1st, 2014, you must front your Fall mandatory registration charges or your classes will be dropped in August .

SUBMIT FINAL TRANSCRIPTS

July 10th

Your offer of admission is contingent upon you meeting the specific admissions requirements outlined on your admission letter. It is mandatory that your final high school transcript with the graduation date posted is received in the Office of Admissions by July 10, 2014. Failure to submit your final high school transcript by the deadline will void your offer of admission. Request that all your Official Transcripts be mailed to:

Sonoma State University
Attn: Admissions and Records
1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

MOVE-IN WEEKEND

August 16th -17th

Residents living on-campus will move in to the Residential Community. Read more @ Housing

LATE REGISTRATION/ADD/DROP

July 28th - August 8th
Need to adjust your schedule? Fall 2014 open reigstration/add/drop dates & times will be posted in June.
Read more @ Registration Announcements

CLASSES BEGIN

August 19th
You can still register during the late registration/add/drop period. Be sure to pay any associated student charges/fees no later than September 3rd; registration is not complete without final registration payment. Make payment @ MySSU