San Joaquin Delta College

Admission Regulations

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Admission Regulations

San Joaquin Delta College is a public, two-year community college whose credits may be transferred to four-year colleges and universities. An Associate in Arts Degree and an Associate in Science Degree, vocational curriculum, and occupational certificates are offered.

The following persons are welcome to attend San Joaquin Delta College:

High school graduates

Persons with California High School Proficiency Certificates

Persons with General Education Development Certificates (G.E.D)

Other persons eighteen years of age or older who can benefit from training offered on the basis of:

a standardized test

other measurement instrument

other verifiable indicators (i.e. recommendations from

professional educators or counselors who are not employed or affiliated with San Joaquin Delta College)

K-12 grade students eligible to attend under the College Early Start Program.

Admission Requirements

Completion of admission requirements does not constitute registration. Students applying to Delta College are require to:

1. File a completed application for admission which may be obtained from the Admissions and Records Office, San Joaquin Delta College, 5151 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95207, (209) 954-5151.

2. Request official transcripts from any college previously attended. Transcripts should be forwarded by that institution to the Evaluations Office.

3. Mandatory Skills Assessment-All new Delta College students enrolling in college for the first time will be required to participate in skills assessment prior to registration. Assessment will include English composition, reading and math skills. Students will be provided with their assessment results.

4. Placement Requirements-All students are subject to the following placement requirements in reading and ESL:

5. Admitted Student- An admitted student is defined as one who has:

6. Matriculated Student- A matriculated student is defined as one who has:

The College, likewise, assumes no responsibility for misinterpretation by students of policies and procedures as presented in the College Catalog.

Counselors and advisors are available and willing to assist students in planning their programs.

Any questions concerning information contained in this section of the College Catalog should be referred to the office of the Vice President of Student Services.

Remedial Course Limitations - San Joaquin Delta College provides remedial coursework (precollegiate basic skills classes) designed to prepare student to succeed in degree credit courses Per Title 5, Section 55756.5, Delta College limits units a student may earn in remedial courses to 30 semester units. Pre-Collegiate Basic Skills courses are defined in Title 5 of the California Administrative Code, Section 55502, as courses in Reading, Writing, Computation, Learning Skills, Study Skills, and English as a Second Language, which are designated by a Community College District as non-degree credit courses pursuant to Section 55002(b); however, all remedial courses taken by students enrolled in English as a Second Language course and students identified by the District for learning disabled programs are exempted.

The district permits waivers of the 30-unit limit on basic skill courses. The procedure is part of the Satisfactory Academic Progress Guidelines. A Financial Aid Appeal may be made in the Financial Aid office.

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