Eligibility and Application Information

Applications For Fall 2017 Are Available NOW At The STAR Program Office - AD/SS 201


Applicant Requirements 

  • Must Be Enrolled in 9 Units or More at San Bernardino Valley College                                   

  • Working on an Associate’s Degree or Certificate and Considering Transferring To A Four-Year University                                            

  • Meet One of The Following: First Generation College Student, or Low Income, or Physical or Learning Disability

  • US Citizen or Resident - If accepted in STAR the following are required at orientation:

                    - US Citizen: Copy of your valid Social Security Card or Birth Certificate

                    - Resident Alien: Alien Registration Card/Green Card (I-551, I-68 or I94)

  • Must be English 914 Eligible (Enrolled in, Completed, or Tested into English 914 or Higher) 

  • Must Have a Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or Above + No Series of  Ws, Ds or Fs (This does not apply to new college students with no GPA)

  • Have completed no more than 70 units.  If more than 60 units, must complete program in 2 semesters.

  • Due to program completion and tracking guidelines, some SBVC Degree and Certificate Programs Do Not Qualify  Nursing A.S., Psych Tech Certificate, Combined Human Services A.A. + Certificate(s)

  • Applicants that have already earned an Associate degree, Bachelor’s degree or higher, do not qualify. (Students waiting for degree posting to appear on SBVC transcripts are ineligible.)

  • Applicants with only one semester remaining at SBVC are not eligible for the program.

    • If Accepted Student Must Attend a 60 Minute Orientation. Students Will Be Asked to Provide Valid Social Security Number Prior To Starting Program. Priority Registration is Earned After Successfully Completing First Semester with STAR.                                                                                                                      
  • Documents Needed When Submitting An Application (See Quick App Info Below)                                
    • Proof Of Financial Status Is Required.  You May Bring In Any One Of The-Following:
      • Current 2016 Signed Income Tax Return or Tax Transcript (Copy)
      • Notice of BOG B Award For 2016 - 2017 (Copy)
      • Notice of Pell Grant Award For 2016-2017 (Copy)


    A Fall 2017 San Bernardino Valley College Class Schedule Is Required
    • A Copy Of Your Assessment Test Scores Is Required. (If you have not taken any SBVC assessment test then this does not apply to you.
  • Quick Applications Are Being Accepted Now Through August 31, 2017.                     No Formal Documents Are Needed At The Time When You Submit Applications During This Period.