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First-Time College Student

Getting started at COCC is easy and we're here to help you succeed! Just follow these steps and you'll be on the path to a great education.

Have questions? Sign up for an optional Getting Started Appointment where an Admissions Coordinator will support you through the COCC enrollment process. (Important: this is not academic advising).
Appointment Sign-up (Optional)

1   Apply for Admissions

 Complete a COCC application and pay the $25 non-refundable application fee.

2   Activate your Account

Set up your COCC account by resetting your password.

3   View Bobcat Welcome

Bobcat Welcome is an online introduction and takes approximately 30-45 minutes to complete.

4  Explore How to Pay for College

Every student needs a plan to pay for college. Learn about tuition and fees, scholarships, and other payment options. Financial help is available, but you have to start early.

5   Provide Placement Information

After you are admitted and have your student ID number, then you are ready for placement.
Have college credits or AP, IB, or CLEP test scores?

6   Attend Bobcat Advising and Registration

Once you have made a reservation for placement, sign up for your Bobcat Advising and Registration appointment. Here you will meet with an advisor and register for classes.
7   Attend Bobcat Orientation
 Start your classes with confidence. Get everything you need before the first day of class.

Admissions and Records
Phone: 541-383-7500