We know it's your first time, and we are here for you. SCC Academic Advisors are here to work with you in developing your roadmap to success.
Step 1: Apply for Admissions – complete the SCC Admission Application.
Step 2: Activate your SCC username/password – these will be used to access your SCC Portal, Email and Canvas. Remember, the SCC Portal>SCC Connection is where you can register for classes, see your financial aid, view your grades, etc.). You can also find campus announcements, news and events in the portal. Click here to learn more.
- Your username/password is contained in your Admissions Acceptance Packet.
- If you have issues signing in, please contact the IT Service Desk at 636-922-8555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 3: Submit Transcripts – your final High School transcript, ACT/SAT scores, and any other College or University transcripts you may have. Send this information to email@example.com.
- Request for Evaluation of Transfer Credit (if you have college transfer credits from another institution) Transcripts sent to SCC will not be automatically reviewed unless the student has requested in writing that a review be made. Sign into your SCC Portal>Quick Links>eForms>Request for Evaluation of Transfer Credit - complete the required information and click submit.
- You will receive a transfer evaluation report indicating how the courses were accepted. Please allow two weeks for an evaluation from the time the transcripts are received at SCC.
Step 4: Work with an SCC Academic Advisor. You can walk-in to Academic Advising (Office Hours Availble Here) or register to join an Advising and Registration event for First-Time Freshmen (Learn More and Sign Up).
Step 5: Prepare to meet with your Academic Advisor. Fill out the Advising Checklist. By answering these questions before your meeting, you will be most prepared to work with an Academic Advisor to create your roadmap to success.
Step 6: Review the Pathways/Degrees/Certificates. Make sure your Advisor knows which major, degree, or certificate you are hoping to complete at SCC. Look at the information contained on this site to learn more about what courses are suggested for your academic path.
Step 7: Review the available course schedule and add them to your SCC Student Planning. Learn how by watching this quick tutorial.
Step 8: Register for Classes in SCC Student Planning! (see video tutorials above)
Step 9: Apply for financial aid and scholarships. Be sure to check out these quick videos on How to Fill Out the FAFSA and on the rest of the Financial Aid Process at SCC.
Step 10: Arrange for Payment. (click here)
Step 11: Purchase materials needed for each course at the Campus Store.