Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When can adult students enroll?

When can adult students enroll? Please check back after October 1 for deadlines for Spring 2014.

Q: What are the steps needed for enrollment?

1.  To begin the enrollment process, please submit an application online on the Apply Now page of our website. The online application will be available to submit in October 2013. We have computers available at the Career Planning Center if you do not have access to the Internet.

2.  Apply online for Financial Aid.

3.  Submit high school transcript showing date of graduation or GED Score Report.

4.  You must take the academic and career assessments. We will determine at the Adult Orientation if you have to take the academic assessment. There is a $10 charge for the academic assessment. It is offered at 9 a.m. Please contact the Career Planning Center to schedule an assessment.

     5.  If you are exempt from the academic assessment, you must provide us with documentation before your application can be considered. You can be exempt if you have taken college level English and math, have an ACT score of 19 or higher, or if you have taken an academic assessment within the last five years. Documentation may include your college transcript(s) or alternate assessment scores such as Compass, ACT, WorkKeys, Workers' Comp or Voc Rehab.

    6.  Attend an orientation session. Contact the Career Planning Center for the orientation session dates.

    7.  Notification of application status – accepted, on waiting list or not accepted. Once all steps have been completed, your application will be considered. You will be notified by the dates listed above.

    8.  Once you have been accepted to a program, you must complete an enrollment form and pay a $100 deposit. The deposit is not refundable. It is applied to your last tuition payment.

    Q: When do classes begin?

    For the Fall semester, classes began on August 14, 2013. Spring semester classes will begin on January 6, 2014.

    Q: What are the class times?

    The morning class is 7:50-10:40 am Monday through Friday.

    The afternoon class is 12:45–3:35 pm Monday through Friday.

    Q: How much is tuition?

    Tuition for in-district adults is $2 per credit hour and $4 per credit hour for out-of-district adults for all programs except Practical Nursing, Radiologic Technology, EMT-Paramedic and Evening Cosmetology. Other additional fees are associated with Practical Nursing, Radiologic Technology, EMT-Paramedic and Evening Cosmetology. More information by program can be found on our Cost Sheets.

    Q: How much are books?

    Costs vary depending on the program but typically do not exceed $500. More information by program can be found on our Cost Sheets.

    Q: Do all programs follow the same process?

    No. Practical Nursing, Radiologic Technology, and Evening Cosmetology have different processes. Also, these career majors have additional tuition and fees. Please speak to someone in the Career Planning Center or view the course details online.

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