Transferring students from another college or university, follow the steps below.
Step 1 - Apply for Admissions
Submit the Student Information Form and official transcripts to the Admissions, Registration and Records Office (ARR). Kishwaukee College has an open admissions policy, everyone is welcome! All new students, including dual credit and students who have been inactive for two years or more should complete the Student Information Form. Apply online! A downloadable PDF form is also available.
Please submit all official transcripts from high school, GED, military and/or any former colleges or universities to Admissions, Registration, & Records (ARR C2100), in order to complete the admission process. Visiting Students only need to submit transcripts if needed for prerequisite proof and Request for prerequisite evaluation form. Contact the ARR Office at ext. 2740.
Step 2 - Apply for Financial Aid
Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov). Use the Kish code 007684 so that we receive the results. Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, if possible, for increased accuracy. Use the 2014-15 FAFSA for spring and summer 2015, use the 2015-16 FAFSA for fall 2015, spring & summer 2016 (available after January 1, 2015). For additional financial aid information visit www.kishwaukeecollege.edu/paying_for_college/, and to learn more about Kishwaukee College Foundation Scholarship opportunities go to www.kishwaukeecollege.edu/go/scholarships. Contact the Financial Aid Office at ext. 2240.
Step 3 - Take Placement Tests (COMPASS)
Submit ACT scores to ARR (C2100), if applicable, and/or schedule COMPASS Placement testing, for English and Math placement, if no previous course work has been completed in those disciplines, through Counseling & Student Development at ext. 5070.
Step 4 - Attend New Student Orientation
Attend Orientation to learn more about Financial Aid, Student Engagement, Honors Program, Athletic Teams, and how to succeed in your Kishwaukee College courses. You will also receive a tour of campus and win FREE giveaways. Contact Counseling & Student Development at ext. 5070 to register for Orientation today!
Step 5 - Make Academic Counseling Appointment
All first-time, full-time students are required to meet with an advisor/counselor required to meet with a Counselor prior to registration. Make your appointment today with Counseling & Student Development at ext. 5070.
Step 6 - Register for Classes & Pay Tuition
Register online through myKC or in person in ARR (C2100). If you have any questions about registration, please contact ARR at ext. 2740. Payments can be made online through myKC, by mail, KIPP or in person in the Business Office (C2140). Payments must be received prior to the tuition due date. If you have any questions about payment, please contact the Business Office at ext. 3410. For more information about KIPP, contact the Business Office or go click here.
Congratulations! You are now a Kishwaukee College student!