New CCAC Student

Whatever you dream and aspire to be, there's a path toward it that begins at CCAC. Join more than 35,000 CCAC students pursuing one of 160+ majors and programs. At CCAC our goal is your success. We welcome you to become a member of the Wild Cat Family!

Enrollment Steps

Complete your Admissions Application

As a new student to CCAC, the first step to enrolling is easy! Simply complete the admissions application.

Apply for financial aid

Apply for financial by by submitting your FAFSA form available online at

Send your transcript to CCAC

High school - If you graduated within the last 5 years and had an overall graduating GPA of 2.7 or higher email your last semester/final high school transcript to [email protected]

Another college? Send your official transcript from each college you attended to [email protected].

Prepare for Placement Tests

As a new student, you may need to take several placement tests before you register for classes.

These tests are not an entrance exam. They simply help you choose the right classes so you can succeed in college.

These tests are offered online, so you can take them anytime, anywhere.

Our Placement Testing page includes information about exemptions and accommodations, registration links, and additional resources.

Visit Placement Testing

Complete Student Orientation

All new and returning students are required to complete orientation. Students who complete orientation gain higher levels of engagement and academic success that lead to graduation. You will receive valuable information that will prepare you for academic and social success and teach you more about CCAC resources.

Visit our orientation page for dates and more information.

Confirm Your Account Information

Confirm your account information we have is correct at the Registration Welcome Center.

Meet with an Academic Advisor to discuss your course plan and courses to take. 

Pay for Classes

View the complete listing of tuition and fees.

Contact Enrollment Services

412.237.2222, press 1

[email protected]