Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When can adult students enroll?

When can adult students enroll?

The following deadlines apply to the enrollment process for completed applications:

Spring Deadlines (space available basis only)

January Application DeadlineDecember 4, 2015
January Application Status Notification
December 11, 2015
Q: What are the steps needed for enrollment?

1.  To begin the enrollment process, please submit an application online through the link on the Apply Now page. We begin accepting applications from adults for spring 2016 on November 1, 2015.

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 no charge for the academic assessment. Next assessment date is Thursday, November 19, 2015. Please call 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. The next session is Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 9:00 AM. You do not have to register for the orientation. Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled time. Contact the Career Planning Center if you are not able to attend that day.

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?

The first day of classes for spring 2016 is January 5, 2016.

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.