Getting Started

Getting Started

SCC Enrollment Steps

If you plan to use Financial Aid, apply for it NOW!


Get Admitted

Set up your Student ID, MEID and password at Select “New Student? Click Here.” Questions? Call the Help Desk at 1.888.994.4433 or attend an Admissions Workshop in the Welcome Center.

  • Provide proof of identity
  • Verify citizenship/lawful presence and residency
  • Get admitted to Scottsdale Community College
  • Activate your Maricopa email account - 1.888.994.4433 for assistance

Admissions & Records - Room SS 136, 480.423.6100

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Take the Placement Test

Take the ACCUPLACER placement test (Approx. 2 1/2 hours).

Testing Center - Room SC 130, 480.423.6433

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Attend New Student Orientation, Seek Academic Advisement & Register for Classes

New college students: Attend a SOAR session (3 hours). Arrive 30 minutes early for check-in.
Students with prior college credit: Meet with an advisor & register for classes.

Academic and Career Advisement Center - Room SC 130, 480.423.6539

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Pay Tuition and Fees

Create a plan to pay for your tuition & fees. Check your account for payment due dates and refund deadlines.

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You can also download/print the Student Enrollment Steps


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Additional steps to get ready for classes

Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships

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Contact us

Welcome Center 480.423.6700
Directions  /  Campus Map 
Registration Dates 
General Brochure - English  /  Español

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International Student IconAre you an International Student?

If you are an international student, or interested in taking college credit while you are still in high school, the admissions process is a little different. Please contact the SCC Admissions & Records Office for additional information.

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Scottsdale Community College is a great place to begin or continue your college experience.

SCC has hundreds of courses designed to help you earn an associate’s degree, professional certificate, or provide a strong foundation for university transfer. Get started on your path to a brighter future!  Request info

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Paying for College

Paying for college is investing in your future. Start early to determine your payment options, so you can be sure to meet application and payment due dates before classes start. 

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Degrees and Certificates

Your success is our highest priority. We offer excellent instruction, an engaging college life, a variety of student services, free tutoring and affordable tuition. 

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Academic and Career Advising

We’re here to help you plan for a better future. The Academic and Career Advisement Center can help you make a plan to reach your academic and career goals. 

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Student Life

Student engagement is an important part of the culture at SCC. Our faculty provide enriching learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. Service learning, student clubs, athletics, performing arts, and more are part of the engaged learning you will find at SCC.


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To see the campus and hear directly from some of our current and former students, please watch these videos.