CSUMentor Tutorial2011-2012 How to complete the CSUMentor Undergraduate Online Application
About the Tutorial • Application Filing Status Report • Selecting the 2011-12 Online Application • Creating An Account • Application Manager • Completing the 2011-12 Online Application • Payment Options • EOP Application
Returning users login Forgot your username and/or password? Click to create an account Creating An Account
Create An Account • Unique Email Account Required • May use CSUMentor email address (note: Mentor Mail is phasing out…new accounts no longer permitted) • Student Support can assist • Username must be unique • New automated system to check if username is available • Username suggestions are provided to user if desired username is taken
Suggestions CreateAn Account – Screen 1
Create An Account – Screen 2 • Issues with Screen 2: • International Postal Code: This question is only required if your address is outside the United States of America. • Telephone Numbers: Make sure to format your telephone numbers correctly to avoid errors. • Not Required: “How did you hear about CSUMentor”?
Create An Account – Screen 3 Account successfully created!
To start an application. • To complete additional applications to other CSU campuses, you only have to complete the first screen of • each application. To resume an application. To view submitted applications. Application Manager
Completing the 2011-12Online Application • Fall 2011 Applications are open as of October 1, 2010 • All screens must be completed in order to submit your application • Payment type must be selected • Be sure to check Application Filing Status report to learn when campuses close
To begin the application click on the “Begin Application” button at the button of the introduction screen. You must scroll down the screen to view the button.
Each header bar will also have a link to the online tutorial via the question mark. Only videos pertinent to this section will play Go straight to section you are interested in by scrolling through menu or play the entire movie (66 minutes) Menu broken up by topic and also by page number of the online application. For example, any videos pertinent to page 1 will be labeled 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, etc. Online Tutorial(NOTE: this slide to be updated shortly)
Side Menu Bar of Application • Push Pin: Current page • Check Marks: Completed screens • Skip & Jump to: Go to another screen without saving • Quick link to Introduction page of campus • HELP Movies: Link to new online video tutorial • Instructions: Text instructions for any screen of the application • Quick link to Student Support page for assistance on completing the application • Quick link to Application Manager • SAVE: Will save the information that has been inputted on the screen • LOG OFF: Log off the application and the CSUMentor site • SUBMIT: To submit the completed application
Screen 1 – Enrollment Information • Application Information • Term Apply for • Main campus/Off-campus (Depending upon the campus, this question may or may not appear on the application.) • Intended Major • Degree Objective • Credential Objective • Campus Housing (Depending upon the campus, this question may or may not appear on the application.) • Entry Status • Graduating HS Senior with or without college credit • Previous Application • Last Applied • Last Attended
Main/Off Campus Question Without With
Campus Housing Question Without With
Screen 2 – Name and Address • Name(s) • Full Name • Other Names • Current Mailing Address • International state/province • Permanent Address • Contact Information • Phone Numbers • E-mail Address
Address Verification Correct Incorrect
Click Find button to select country and state/province Updated database with current state/province information for many countries International State/Province
Required Required If mailing address is the same as permanent address, click here Not Required
Screen 3 – Personal Information • Applicant Information • Social Security Number • Confirm SSN • California Statewide Student ID added (optional) • Date of Birth • Gender • Ward of the court question added • Residence • Place of Birth • Military Information • Optional Information • NCAA Sports • Parents’ Education • Family Income
Screen 4 – CA State Residency Information • Residency Status • Your responses to the following questions are required to make a preliminary assessment of your residency status for admission and tuition purposes. The campus may request additional information prior to making a final residence determination.
If determined to be a minor student, the system will ask about their parent’s residency in California
If determined to be an adult student, the system will ask about their residency in California
Screen 5 – Demographic Information • Demographic Information • Required to conform with federal requirements to report race and ethnicity.
Question 1a is required for all applicants. • If applicant responds “yes”, question 1b will be required. • If applicant responds “No” or “Decline to State”, question 1b will not be required.
Question 2, required for all applicants • Applicants can pick one from each category, if applicable. Otherwise, select “Decline to State” • Question 3, required for all applicants
Screen 6 – High School Information • Current or Last High School Attended • High School Information • Graduation, GED Date or checkbox, if neither • Other High Schools attended • Test Information • Entries for SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS and PTE • EAP scores Release to CSU campus
Click on the “Add” button to select your High School.
You can search by a CEEB code. If you can not locate your school on the list, call 1-800-GO-TO-XAP.
Students can pull UC A-G list courses for up to 4 additional high schools besides graduating high school
Enter test taken or will be taken Non-native speakers of English
Screen 7 – College Information • Current, Previous and Planned Colleges Attended • Enter the names and locations of all current, previous and planned colleges and universities even if no coursework was completed. Begin with the last institution attended. • Advanced Standing Credit • All students except Graduating High School Senior with no college credit
Click on “Edit” to modify any college information inputted. Click on Trash Can to delete college information inputted. Click on “Add a College” to add your college.
Adding a College You can search by a CEEB code. If you can not locate your school on the list, call 1-800-GO-TO-XAP.