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2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013] [Archived Catalog]

Admissions


Admission Requirements
Enrollment Procedures 
Registration Procedures 
Tuition and Fees 
Financial Aid 


Admission Requirements

As provided herein, requirements for admission shall be approved by the Florida State College at Jacksonville District Board of Trustees, shall be maintained in the College’s official curricular files, and shall be reflected in the College Catalog.

  1. Lower Division College Credit Programs
    1. General Admission
      1. Must have earned a standard or college–ready high school diploma or the equivalency of a high school diploma. An official high school transcript with graduation date is required for admission. 
      2. Must be a U.S. citizen or in a lawful immigration status.
      3. Applicants under the age of 18 with a significant disciplinary criminal record may be excluded from admission at the discretion of College Administration.
    2. Provisional Admission
      1. Limited Special Admission Students enrolled in a public or private high school or home school may enroll in no more than 12 hours of college credit coursework with parental consent. Students enrolling under this provision must qualify for college level coursework through assessment, and are responsible for all tuition and fees.
      2. Collaborative Academic Programs Non–high school graduates may be admitted for participation in collaborative academic programs at the discretion of the College administration.
      3. Pending High School Transcripts Students who experience delays in receiving high school transcripts or school verification of equivalency completion may enroll in one academic term. Students in this category must complete placement assessments and advising prior to registration and are limited to a maximum of twelve (12) college credits. Note: Failure to submit your high school transcript will affect your financial aid eligibility.
      4.  Statutorily Required Individuals who are eligible for admission under Florida Statute will be admitted.  
    3. Dual Enrollment
      1. Students enrolled in a public or private high school or home school may be admitted if they meet the dual enrollment requirements in accordance with state statute and rules.
      2. Students must be a high school junior or senior.
      3. Students must have a specific cumulative GPA and achieve a designated level on an assessment test.
    4. Selective Admission
      1. Some lower division college credit programs have additional admissions requirements as established by the College administration. Admission to the College does not guarantee admission to these programs.
      2. Selective access programs have separate application processes, deadlines and selection criteria. Admission requirements for all selective admission programs are published on the program curriculum pages .
    5. Non-degree Seeking Students:  Non-degree seeking student may be admitted to enroll in courses for which the student meets all course pre-requisites on a space available basis. Enrollment in upper division courses requires the approval of the dean or dean’s designee.
    6.  Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars: Lower division students who qualify for the Florida Department of Education Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars award may be guaranteed admission to a baccalaureate degree program. 
       
  2. Upper Division College Credit Programs
    1. General Admission
      1. Must have earned an Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in Arts (A.A.) or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a GPA of 2.0 or above. The Institution must have been regionally accredited at the time the degree was awarded.
      2. Must have met all requirements for college preparatory work.
      3. Must be a U.S. citizen or in a lawful immigration status.
      4. Must provide a copy of official college transcript(s).
    2. Selective Admissions:  All upper division programs have additional admissions requirements as established by the College administration. 
      1.  Additional requirements may include a higher grade-point-average requirement.
      2.  Admissions requirements are published on the program curriculum pages .
      3.    In compliance with state law, graduates from a public Florida state college or community college receive priority for admissions to upper division programs   
    3. Conditional Upper Division Admission:   Student who do not meet all the requirements for an upper division baccalaureate program may be conditionally admitted to the baccalaureate program with approval of the appropriate dean or dean’s designee.  
      1.  When conditionally admitted, students will be informed of the specific conditions required for full admission. 
      2.  The student must meet conditions for full admission within on year from the date of conditional admission.
      3. Students who are admitted conditionally are restricted to a maximum of 15 credits of upper division course work.
      4. Upper division course selections for conditionally admitted students are at the discretion of the appropriate dean or dean’s designee.
      5. The student must inform the appropriate dean when the conditions for full admission have been met.
      6. When the student has satisfied the conditions of admission, the student will be granted full admission.
      7. Student participating in the college preparatory (remedial) course work are ineligible for conditional admission. 

Admissions Collection and Use of Social Security Number-In compliance with Florida Statute 119.071(5), Florida State College at Jacksonville issues this notification regarding the purpose of the collection and use of Social Security numbers. Florida State College will collect Social Security Numbers (SSN) if specifically required by law to do so, or if necessary for the performance of the College’s duties and responsibilities. The College takes appropriate measures to secure SSNs from unauthorized access and does not release SSNs to other parties, except as required to fulfill the College’s duties and responsibilities. A student may refuse to disclose his or her SSN to the College, but the IRS is then authorized to fine the student $50. Additional information related to the use of social security numbers can be found in the Student Rights and Responsibilities  section of the College catalog.

As provided herein, requirements for admission shall be approved by the Florida State College at Jacksonville District Board of Trustees, shall be maintained in the College’s official curricular files, and shall be reflected in the College Catalog.