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What are the steps to becoming a student?

1. Apply for Admission 

It's quick and easy to apply for admission.

2. Request Transcripts/GED Scores

An official copy of high school transcript(s) or GED scores must be sent to the Records Office. Official transcripts from any other
college(s) attended must also be provided.

3. Apply for Financial Aid

Financial Aid comes in many forms and provides assistance with college expenses.  All students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)There is also support in the form of state programs, scholarships, and veteran's benefits.  See Financial Aid for additional information and speak with a financial aid representative in the Financial Aid Office to discuss options for paying for college. 

4. Submit/Schedule Placement Testing

Submit nationally standardized test scores to the Admissions Office. If no scores are available or they do not meet course placement requirements, sign up to take the ACCUPLACER. Testing should be scheduled and completed prior to registering for classes.

5. Register for Classes

Registration dates, methods, and more can be found here

6. Pay Tuition and Fees

The fee statement received by students with their schedule at the time of registration is their bill. Tuition and fees may be paid in person at the Business Office, mailed, or online using Entrata. VISA and MasterCard are accepted. Tuition and fees are determined annually.

7. Secure Books

Students may purchase (FCC has rentals) new and used books in the college bookstore or online. Contact your college bookstore for information related to when books are available.  

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