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Forms for New Students

Welcome to the first-year forms page. This section of the website contains all of the forms you will need to complete prior to your arrival on campus. There are five categories of forms you will need to complete.
All forms are mandatory unless otherwise noted.  


The New Student Information Form is mandatory. This form is four pages and asks for basic information, residential (or non-residential) preferences, dietary likes and dislikes as well as general questions about your family. You will need to log in with your username and password. Plan to complete all parts of the form at one time; this form should take about 20 minutes to complete. The deadline for this form is May 23 for Fall 2014 and Jan. 9 for Spring 2015. 


There are several academic forms that students must complete prior to arriving for orientation.


  • The Academic Advising Questionnaire: Mandatory for all students and must be submitted by August 1 for students entering in the Fall 2014 and Jan. 9 for student entering in the Spring 2015. The information you include will be critical for your work with your faculty advisor and will be shared with only those individuals who can further assist in advising you. 

  • Online Placement Tests: Students who will be taking French, Spanish and Latin must take the online placement tests prior to July 15 for Fall 2014 or Jan. 9 for Spring 2015. If you have never taken a language, then you should not complete an online placement exam.

  • Plagiarism Assessment: In taking this mandatory plagiarism assessment, you will help us help you to avoid the potential pitfalls of not correctly acknowledging another’s thoughts, words or ideas. If you do not successfully pass this assessment, you will be required to attend a review session. The deadline for this assessment is August 1 for Fall 2014 and Jan. 9 for Spring 2015.

  • Quantitative Reasoning Test: Sweet Briar College’s Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Test is a mandatory test taken by students in their first year and again in their senior year, for the sole purpose of assessing the QR component of SBC’s General Education Program. The due date for the QR test is Aug. 1 for Fall 2014 and Jan. 9 for Spring 2015.

  • ePortfolio: Mandatory for all students and must be submitted by Aug. 1 for students entering in the Fall 2014 or Jan. 9 for students entering in the Spring 2015. If you do not successfully submit this assignment, you will be required to attend a review session during Orientation. 

  • Survey of Beliefs about Scientific Knowledge: The survey of Beliefs about Scientific Knowledge is a mandatory survey completed by students as they begin their first year of college and again after fulfilling the science component of the General Education Requirements. The deadline for this survey is Aug. 1 for Fall 2014 and Jan. 9 for Spring 2015. 

 

The Medical Form is mandatory for all students. The form is divided into two sections. You will need to complete the Confidential Report of Medical History. Your doctor will need to complete the Confidential Physical Form. If you are a rider and/or athlete, you must complete the additional Authorization To Use and Disclose Protected Health Information, Education Records and Other Information. Your medical forms must be completed prior to your arrival on campus. Students who do not submit medical forms will be unable to register for or attend classes. The deadline for these forms are June 30 for Fall 2014 and Jan. 9 for Spring 2015.

Your photo ID. You can use your webcam and take a picture for your campus ID — right on the website. You can keep taking a picture until you see one you like and then submit it. If you don’t have a webcam, snap a photo that you really like of yourself and upload it. Make sure you submit a photo that adheres to the standards outlined in this section. You will receive an email if your photo is unacceptable; please make sure you follow the guidelines provided. Your photo ID will be available when you arrive on campus. The deadline for submitting a photo is June 30 for Fall 2014 and Jan. 9 for Spring 2015.

Other forms. There are a number of other forms that are optional. Please make sure you check the list and complete the forms that are relevant to you.

 

If you have any questions, email Robyn Sanderson at rsanderson@sbc.edu or call the Office of Co-Curricular Life at (434) 381-6134.