Jump Start FAQ’s:

What is Jump Start?
Jump Start is a day for new students to enroll in fall classes, in addition to completing other enrollment activities. Jump Start Days are exclusively for students who have already applied, been accepted to Sterling College, and paid their housing deposit
 
What all is included as a part of Jump Start?
  • Enroll in classes
  • Learn about becoming an SC student
  • Finalize financial aid
  • Take a writing placement test (if required)
  • Complete new student registration steps and trainings
  • Take your ID photo
  • Set up a payment plan
  • Check out the dorms
  • Pick up some Warrior merchandise
How do I register for a Jump Start Day?
Registration is available online here: Jump Start Registration
 
Can I register for a Jump Start Day before I’ve paid my Housing Deposit?
No, the Housing Deposit must be paid before you register for Jump Start.
Please make sure to fill out your Personality Profile & Housing Request Form as well!
 
How do I pay my Housing Deposit?
You can pay it online or call (620) 278-4275 to pay by phone.
 
What time should I arrive?
All Jump Start Days begin at 12:30pm. A detailed schedule will be emailed to you one week prior to your selected Jump Start Day. If you signed up to take a writing placement test at 10am, you will need to arrive in time to begin testing at 10am.
 
Should I eat before I come?
Yes! There are several local restaurants worth checking out if you and your family arrive to Sterling a little early. Light refreshments will be available as a part of Jump Start. 
 
Can I participate in Jump Start Day without coming to campus?
Yes! We offer phone enrollment appointments for those who cannot travel to campus for a Jump Start Day. When you register for Jump Start, simply select “Phone Enrollment” on the form and we will schedule a phone appointment for you.
 
Your phone appointment will be scheduled sometime between 1pm-4:30pm (CST) on the day of your selected Jump Start. An exact appointment time will be emailed to you one week prior to your Jump Start Day.
 
A few days after your phone enrollment appointment has been completed, we will email you additional enrollment documents. These include:
Your MySterling username and password
  • Your Sterling College email username and password
  • Student Health Form
  • Family Reference Guide
  • Warrior Packing List
  • Host Family Information
I need to change my major/guest count/phone number/to a phone appointment, etc.
Send any changes in registration to the Campus Visit Coordinator at (620) 278-4314 or visit@sterling.edu. The sooner we receive these changes, the better we can serve you.
 
I have a question that hasn’t been answered here, who should I contact?
Please contact your Enrollment Services Counselor or the Campus Visit Coordinator for questions about enrollment or Jump Start Days at (620) 278-4314 or visit@sterling.edu.