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SPRING 2014

College Goal Sunday


FEBRUARY 23, 2014 1-4 P.M.
Downtown Campus Advanced Technology Center Betty P. Cook Nassau Center
Need help lling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? At College Goal Sunday, you can receive FREE expert assistance. In order to complete your FAFSA, parents and students should bring the following:

Collegewide Open House


FEBRUARY 27, 2014 5:30-7:30 P.M.
Downtown Campus Advanced Technology Center
Open House is a great place to learn about every aspect of attending Florida State College at Jacksonville and why this is the ideal place to learn. Come speak to representatives from a wide variety of our programs and get help with admissions, scholarships and nancial aid. If your goal is to graduate from a university, come and learn about how you can get a great foundation before you transfer as a junior with our Associate in Arts degree. Or, you can transfer into one of FSCJs bachelor degree programs, saving you thousands in tuition and fees! Join us at the Collegewide Open House to learn why Florida State College at Jacksonville is right for you. Make sure to stop by our information tables and attend various workshops to learn more about:

Social Security Number, drivers license or alien registration card (if you are not a U.S. citizen) 2013 IRS 1040 or latest tax return & W-2 statements* Federal Student Aid PIN (Dont have one? Sign up for one at pin.edu/gov)
If you dont have these documents, you can bring last years tax returns and W-2 statements (parent and student) to estimate this years information. Everyone is welcome to come for free help in completing the FAFSA and to get answers to your nancial aid questions. For more information, visit collegegoalsunday.org.
*Havent filed yet? Real Sense will be at the Advanced Technology Center to assist with tax preparation.

FSCJ Degrees & Certificates Financial Aid, Scholarships & Enrollment Services Career Development Student Life & Leadership Development
Dont miss this exciting opportunity! To learn more, call (904) 359-5433 or visit fscj.edu.

Bright Futures Academic Scholars


If you are on track to be a Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholar, we feel this level of academic accomplishment should be rewarded. Thats why weve launched the Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars baccalaureate admissions pathway. This initiative provides a direct connection to our bachelor degrees. Florida Academic Scholars can guarantee their admission into a chosen bachelors degree program at Florida State College at Jacksonville by maintaining their high level of academic performance. For more details, visit fscj.edu/bffas. Havent applied for Bright Futures yet? Apply today at oridastudentnancialaid.org.

Early Application Deadline


FEBRUARY 28, 2014
Application Location fscj.edu/apply
Submit your completed application by February 28 to take advantage of special orientations. Early application and admission allows you to pick your college classes before you even graduate from high school!

NOWS THE TIME


Scholarship Applications
Application Location fscj.edu/scholarships

to start preparing to enter college.


Test dates prior to Oct. 22, 2013: Reading 18, English 17, Mathematics 19 Test dates on or after Oct. 22, 2013: Reading 19, English 17, Mathematics 19

We encourage you to apply early for the many scholarships that are available to high school seniors. Our online application will allow you to apply for multiple scholarships at once. Each applicant will be required to answer the following questions: Why is a college education important? What are your career and educational goals? Is there anything impeding your goals? Why are you deserving of a scholarship and how would a scholarship assist you in attaining your goals? Applicants are also encouraged to provide information regarding: Work and volunteer experience Participation in student or civic organizations Note, the more complete your answer, the more likely it is that you will be selected for a scholarship. Application for the 201415 school year opens February 17.

SAT
Registration Deadline February 7, 2014 April 4, 2014 May 9, 2014 Test Date March 8, 2014 May 3, 2014 June 7, 2014

Visit sat.org to register. The minimum scores accepted on the SAT are 440 Math and 440 English.
The SAT test can be taken at Florida State Colleges Kent Campus.

Talent Grants
Do you excel in athletics? Maybe you thrive in ne arts? If so, you may qualify for a Florida State College at Jacksonville talent grant. Talent grants are awarded to select students based on a specic talent. Recipients are selected through an audition or other demonstration of talent. For audition dates or more information, contact the following departments:

Postsecondary Readiness Test (PERT)


If you do not have eligible SAT, ACT or FCAT scores and youre required to take the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) for initial course placement, the following are scores for college-level placement:

COLLEGE-LEVEL PERT PLAcEMENt ScORES


PERT Writing 99-150 PERT Reading 104-150 PERT Mathematics 113-122 Placement in English Composition I (college-level course) Exempt from any reading courses Placement in Intermediate Algebra (college-level course)

Athletics (904) 646-2202 Fine & Performing Arts (904) 646-2162 Co-curricular/cultural programs (904) 632-3123

Course Placement
How youve performed in high school and assessment of what youve learned plays a key role in determining your academic readiness for college and the courses youll take to begin your college career.

ACT
Registration Deadline January 10, 2014 March 7, 2014 May 9, 2014 Test Date February 8, 2014 April 12, 2014 June 14, 2014

123-150 Placement in college algebra or advanced mathematics

Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE)


If you are interested in pursuing a workforce certicate program at FSCJ, you will need to take the TABE. To learn more about TABE requirements and scores, visit fscj.edu/tabe.

Visit act.org to register. If you have taken the ACT within the last two years, you may submit scores that meet one or more of the following minimum scores:

Florida State College at Jacksonville provides equal access to education, employment, programs, services and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religious belief, or marital status. The College Equity Officer has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and may be contacted at equityofficer@fscj.edu. Florida State College at Jacksonville is a member of the Florida College System and is not affiliated with any other public or private university or college in Florida or elsewhere. Florida State College at Jacksonville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 300334097, or call (404) 6794500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida State College at Jacksonville. The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institutions significant noncompliance with a requirement or standard.

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