The UC and CSU systems have announced several temporary changes that will help better support students during this difficult time. Since many students have been impacted academically and financially by recent events, the universities have made adjustments to admission requirements.
- Admitted students will not have their admissions offer rescinded if they are unable to provide official transcripts by July 1st (UC deadline) or July 15th CSU deadline). Our high school records department is still processing transcript requests, so please use this survey to request an official transcript. Admitted students should fill out the survey once the school year ends so that transcripts will have the most recent semester grades.
- Students should work with the individual financial aid offices if family financial circumstances have changed or may change in the next few months. Students may be entitled to additional financial aid. This applies to all college-bound students, not just students who have been admitted to a UC or CSU.
- UC and CSU has temporarily suspended letter grade requirements for spring 2020. Pass (P) grades will be accepted for spring 2020. This applies to admitted students and prospective applicants. However, the Pass (P) grades will not be calculated into the GPA used for admissions purposes.
- The standardized test requirement for fall 2021 freshman admission is temporarily suspended. If students have SAT or ACT test scores, then they should still submit those scores along with their application.
Juniors and Seniors interested in a 4-year college will need to register for the SAT or ACT. Check out the College Board's Big Future page for some helpful planning resources.
Low-Income families qualify for fee waivers. If you need a SAT or ACT Fee Waiver, please email your Yosemite Valley High School Counselor: Carmen Marroquin (email@example.com).
You will be asked to present this code when registering for the SAT, ACT, and College Applications: Yosemite Valley Charter School: 052194.
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