As you finish the tasks listed on this page, check out your personal myEnrollmentChecklist.

This page is designed for you to stay on top of items that need to be completed before Orientation.

You will need to set up your network credentials to access myEnrollmentChecklist.

Freshman Enrollment Guide

Thanks for choosing to attend St. John Fisher College. We think you've made a smart choice! This website is designed to include everything you need to get started on a successful collegiate career at Fisher.

Reminder: You will need your network user ID and password for many of the required tasks below.

Logging In, Email, Network Accounts, and Computers

Your network account allows you to log onto all campus computers, as well as access email and Blackboard. Be sure to check your Fisher email regularly, as it is the official means of communication from the College.

Network Account Username: Three initials, a zero, and the last 4 digits of your SJFC ID # (often referred to as the @number)

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Submit Your Course Preference Form

Filling out the Course Preference Form will help us develop a schedule that fits your interests and academic goals.

Before you begin, take a moment to review Learning Communities and General Electives course descriptions.

Since Learning Communities often close out, the sooner you fill out the form, the more likely it is that you'll get your top choice.

To Do:

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Register for a Great Beginnings Summer Orientation Session

Great Beginnings Summer Orientation Sessions are designed to help you learn more about college life at Fisher, meet other incoming classmates, and interact with faculty and staff.

Great Beginnings sessions often close out, so register soon!

To Do:

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Fill Out Your Housing Application

Complete the housing application on ResLife Online. Housing assignment will be available in late July/early August.

To Do:

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DUE: Mid June

Complete Financial Aid Requirements

Log in to Fish 'R' Net to accept or decline financial aid, complete loan entrance counseling, review outstanding requirements, and more.

To Do:

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DUE: Late June

Send in Final High School Transcripts

Send in your final high school transcript and an official transcript (including college transcripts, AP and IB score reports) of any college credit you have earned to the Office of Freshman Admissions.

Check the status of this task in mySJFC

DUE: Wednesday, July 1

Provide Health History Information

Provide the Health & Wellness Center with your health history information.

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DUE: July/August

Settle Your Bill

Your bill for the fall semester will be generated by the end of June and must be settled with Student Accounts by the due date on the top right side of the bill.

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Late August/Early September

Find an On-Campus Job

Begin researching positions you soon as you receive an email from the Career Center with instructions on how to login to CareerZone.

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Saturday, Sept. 5 - Monday, Sept 7, 2015

Attend Orientation!

The day is finally here! If you are a resident student, plan to arrive on campus between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon. You will be emailed your exact time to your Fisher email address. If you are a commuter student, you'll need to arrive between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.

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2016-17 Important Dates

September 3 - 6

  • Orientation

September 6 (1:45 p.m.)

  • Fall Classes Begin

September 26 - 30

  • Spirit Week

October 1

  • Homecoming

October 14

  • Recess Day (no classes)

October 28 - 30

  • Family Weekend

November 23 - 27

  • Thanksgiving Break

December 12 - 17

  • Final Exams

December 17 - January 17

  • Holiday Break

January 18 (8 a.m.)

  • Spring Classes Begin

March 5 - 12

  • Spring Break

April 12 - 17

  • Easter Recess

May 1 - 6

  • Final Exams

May 13

  • Commencement

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