Attention SJUSD Seniors -
School closures and cancelled activities during the busy spring semester raise many questions, especially for high school seniors and their families. Following are the best places to get answers with the most up to date resources:
FAFSA and Cal Grant applications: The deadline for Cal Grant consideration has passed, but students attending a community college can continue to file FAFSA's online. All GPA verifications for the class of 2020 have been sent to the California Student Aid Commission electronically. Students can follow their grant award status and check for their GPA verification by creating an account at https://mygrantinfo.csac.ca.gov
SAT and ACT: For the most up to date information from CollegeBoard (SAT) and ACT future testing please visit.
AP Testing: Advanced Placement tests typically happen in May. CollegeBoard has issued an update to address questions about the 2020 AP exam administration. Students and families with questions should thoroughly review the new information on the website, and reach out to individual school counselors and AP teachers for any needed assistance. Or click here for more inforamtion.
International Baccalaureate IB: IB is regularly updating the IBO.org website with information for those impacted.
College Applications and Acceptance Notifications: Students who have already received letters of acceptance should seek updated information directly from target universities. In many cases notifications, deadlines and acceptance timelines have been delayed. , NACAC (The National Association of College Admission Counseling) provides a tool with information from colleges and universities nationwide on campus closures, deposit deadlines, and other admission-related changes. The tool updates automatically in real time: nacacnet.org/college-admission-status-coronavirus
College Events and Campus Visitations: As a service to students and families, NACAC (The National Association of College Admission Counseling) is providing an online tool as a central resource for information about changes in college admission events, deposit dates, and more as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Admission events that usually occur at this time—such as campus tours, information sessions, and open house events for admitted students—may be canceled or moved online.
Please check email regularly and follow instructions from your target colleges or universities.
Transcripts and other Important Paperwork: Currently you may contact your counselor through email to request an unofficial transcript. Official transcripts will be available to be sent electronically in the next few weeks. If any other forms or signatures are required, contact your counselor. Emails can be found here.
The Common App: The Common App online has created a page for options helping applicants impacted by the Coronavirus.
High School Graduation: High School Counselors are available during virtual office hours to develop specific plans for students. High school graduation is very important to us and we are here to support your needs to reach this important milestone – ONTIME!