Parson Days Checklist

You MUST complete this checklist to register.

Parson Days is the orientation for new students to Snead State Community College.  Parson Days will prepare new students for fall registration. To make your experience the best it can be, it's important that students complete the checklist before attending Parson Days. Priority registration for sessions will be given to students who have completed this checklist beforehand.

Before you can register for a Parson Days session, you will need to make sure you have completed all of the items on this checklist. Not completing all items on the checklist will prevent you from registering for a Parson Days session.

  • If you have taken the ACT/SAT exam, ensure documentation of official scores have been sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • If you scored less than a 20 on the Math and Reading sections, less than an 18 on the English portion of the ACT or did not take the ACT, you must take the ACCUPLACER test. The ACCUPLACER Placement Test will determine your placement in English and Math classes. No appointment is needed if the COMPASS is taken Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. The test is given at the McCain Student Success Center at 102 Elder Street, Boaz. Saturday testing is available on May 13 and June 17. You must call (256) 840-4165 to make an appointment for the Saturday test dates, which will begin at 8 a.m. ACCUPLACER may also be taken at the Arab Site by appointment only. You can call the Arab Site to set up an appointment at (256) 840-4116.
  • If you are in a transfer major and plan to transfer to a four-year college or university once you complete courses at Snead State, you will need a STARS Guide with you at check-in for Parson Days. A STARS Guide is a transfer template that will provide you the major specific courses that you can take at Snead State that will transfer to your four-year college or university.
  • If you want to apply for financial aid, you will need to complete a FAFSA.