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Steps to Registration

Six easy steps that can change your life!

Step 1: Submit your Application for Admission

Complete the online Application for Admission.  Check below for important dates regarding registration. It is your responsibility to request the required documents needed to complete your admissions file. You will not be allowed to register for a second semester until your admissions file is complete.

**Once you apply you will receive an admissions acceptance letter with instructions on contacting a Start Center advisor.**

Fall 2016

Last Day to apply for courses beginning:

August 22: last day to apply is August 19th - last day to pay is August 21st
August 29: last day to apply is August 26th - last day to pay is August 28th
September 12: last day to apply is September 9th - last day to pay is September 11th
October 17: last day to apply is October 14th - last day to pay is October 16th

Final Tuition Payment Due for August 15th-start courses: Friday, August 12th,  by 4:30 p.m. CDT (or online by Sunday, August 14th, by 11:00 p.m. CDT)

Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid

Fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information, call the Go KCTCS! Student Center at 1-855-464-2244 or stop by the Start Center (located on the second floor of the Sullivan Technology Center) for more information.

Step 3: Attend New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is required for all students new to Henderson Community College. You will be scheduled for an orientation session when you meet with a Start Center advisor.

Step 4: Schedule Compass Placement Testing

You will be scheduled for placement testing when you meet with a Start Center advisor. Check the COMPASS information page to determine if you need placement testing.

Step 5: Register Online for Classes (see dates in Step 1 above)

Meet with your advisor to discuss your academic plan and register for classes. (See dates noted in Step 1 above)

Step 6: Pay Tuition and Buy Books

Books may be purchased online through the college bookstore or in person at their location in the Student Center. Please check their website for hours of operation and special information about purchasing your books. For more information contact the HCC bookstore at 270-831-9781.

For more information about any of the above Steps to Registration, you may contact an advisor at 270-827-6158.