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Future Students

Success starts with SCC, and your path begins right here.

Step 1: Apply for admission to SCC. You may apply for admission anytime during the year. For additional assistance, call 636-922-8226.

Step 2: Consider your options for financial assistance and scholarships. Browse the links under the Paying for College header in the left column. Apply early at

Step 3: Take the Academic Skills Assessment. Contact the Assessment Center with any questions ahead of time, but no appointment is necessary for the assessment. Following the assessment, complete the What's Next? orientation online.

Step 4: You're ready to register. To schedule your appointment with an academic advisor, call 636-922-8241. Before your meeting, view the catalog, credit course descriptions, credit class schedule, academic calendar and SCC's range of degrees and certificates offered (under the Academics header in the left column).

Step 5: Pay your tuition and fees in full according to the current academic calendar to avoid being dropped from all of your courses. 

For more specific instructions based on your prior education status, visit the How to Apply page. There, you'll find dates, deadlines and registration information for every type of student – from A+ scholarship and dual-enrollment students to adult learners and international students. 

Still Trying to Decide?

You may be interested in learning more about what life is like at SCC. Read Success Stories about current and past SCC students, and check out Student Life to find out about Cougar Athletics and what types of eventsclubs and organizations you'll find here.

Explore our campus and read our publications, such as the viewbook and Chuck, the SCC student newsletter. Or visit the Services & Support page if you need information on tutoring, textbooks, child care, the library, career services and more.

Explore Your Options

Whether your next step is finding a job or transferring to a four-year institution, you’ll find help around every corner and an abundance of academic and personal support made available by a dedicated faculty and staff.

As you start to build the perfect class schedule for the upcoming semester at SCC, there are two ways to learn what's out there. As a future student, you can check out SCC Connection for real-time listings of available classes. Need additional assistance? Provide your name and a few comments in the form to the right, and an admissions counselor will reach out and help!

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