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  COVID-19 UPDATE:  All student enrollment and support services are available online only – connect with SCC here. Most Spring 2021 Semester classes are being held online.

SCC Enrollment Steps

Enroll at SCC by Following These Four Steps

Watch the Enrollment Steps video for an overview of the enrollment process.


Apply online:

Questions? Visit the Welcome Center for in-person assistance or call the Helpdesk at 1 (888) 994-4433. You will use your MEID to log on to all student tools and Student ID # for registration and academic support.

Provide additional documentation

Admissions and Records (SS-136), (480) 423-6100

  • Proof of identity: Provide a government-issued photo ID in-person at Admissions and Records, or online.
  • Citizenship/Lawful Presence and Residency: To determine eligibility for in-state tuition, you must provide documentation verifying your citizenship status (required by law) and residency in-person at Admissions and Records, or online.

Activate your Maricopa email account

  • Log in to your online Student Center at and select ‘Official Student Email’.
  • Your Maricopa email address will be your All official college messages will be sent to this email address

Placement Testing Equivalents

Students who meet the standards identified below may use the following measures for their primary placement in lieu of placement testing:

  • High School Transcript*: Student has completed at least two years of high school coursework within the last 10 years, verified by an unofficial high school transcript listing a 2.6 or higher, unweighted, cumulative GPA. HS transcripts that are more than 10 years old may be used for placement into English and Reading courses.  The 10-year limit still applies, however, for mathematics placement.
  • GED: Placement based on individual subject area scores of 165 or higher. Scores are valid for 5 years
  • ACT: Placement based on individual subject area scores of 18 or higher. Scores are valid for 5 years
  • SAT: (Effective for Spring 2020) Placement based on SAT Test Version. Old Version or New Version (2016 or later). Scores are valid for 5 years.
    Math Placement (Math SAT Score): Old Version = 470 or above. New Version = 510 or above.
    English/Reading Placement (Writing/Reading SAT Score): Old Version = 820 or above. New Version = 460 or above.

Additional Placement Options

Students may complete placement testing for additional placement options:

  • Submit your unofficial high school transcript, GED, ACT, or SAT scores online.
    • Note: For other purposes such as Financial Aid, etc. you may also need to have an official transcript sent by your high school to the SCC Admissions & Records Office
  • Mail or bring your GED or ACT scores to the Testing Center
  • Advisors will review your placement measures for placement in English, Reading and Math at your SOAR session (for new students) or in an advising session (for continuing students)

Placement Testing Requirements

COVID-19 exception – Effective April 17, 2020 MCCCD will be offering EdReady as an additional placement measure.

Students must complete Placement Testing if:

  • This non-proctored, online testing option can be accessed at (DO NOT use any other EdReady site).
  • Students will be required to create an EdReady account if they have not done so previously. Students will be asked for their MEID, if unsure of their MEID, students can contact the SCC Help Desk at 480-423-6274, option 3.
    • See the EdReady Student Guide (link available in the Download Information above) for additional information on how to access EdReady.
  • The placement testing subject areas are Math, English, College Reading, and Critical Reading and Critical Thinking. The Reading Placement test now contains two separate testing sections.
    • Math
    • English
    • College Reading
    • Critical Reading and Critical Thinking
    • Which Reading Assessment should you take?
      • New Students (requiring placement assessment) are strongly recommended to start with the College Reading Placement test. Students who score a 95 or higher on the College Reading Placement test will be advised to take the Critical Reading and Critical Thinking Placement test.
      • Current Students or Students with Alternative Placement wanting to place into CRE 101 or place Reading Exempt, may choose to take the Critical Reading and Critical Thinking Placement test.
  • Students will not receive an initial placement report after completing their placement test. However, based on the score received, students may determine their placement based on the updated placement chart. Students may access the placement chart (download placement chart PDF).
  • Student scores will be posted in their student accounts. Please allow up to 2 business days for scores to post.
  • EdReady is also a remediation tool. Students will be guided to study programs to help increase their score, as needed, in each area. Students can only increase their score with these study tools. The student’s most recent score will be recorded in the Student Information System (SIS).

We understand that this is a new learning experience, but please know that we are going through this together and we are here to help you in any way we can. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email at or by phone at 480-423-6433.

All students

New college students

Connect with an advisor then register for classes

  • All new students must connect with their advisor prior to registering for classes.
  • You must have created your MEID and password to schedule an appointment.
  • Find your advisor and schedule an appointment online at
  • If you will be under 18 at the time of registration, the Financial Responsibility and Consent Form must be completed, signed by a parent/guardian, and submitted to the Admissions office to be eligible to register. 
  • After meeting with an advisor, register for classes:
    • Online: Log in to your online Student Center page at and select "Add a Class"
    • By Phone: Call (480) 423-6100

Students with prior college credit

Connect with an advisor then register for classes

  • Advising is by appointment or email. Find your advisor and schedule an appointment. For email advising use the Ask a Question Online form.
  • Your advisor will need unofficial copies of your transcripts to help you select courses.
  • You must have created your MEID and password to schedule an appointment.
  • After meeting with an advisor, register for classes:
    • Online: Log in to your online Student Center page at and select ‘Add a Class’
    • By Phone: Call (480) 423-6100

Student Business Services (SS-136) (480) 423-6148 |

Payment options

One of the (3) payment options below must be made in order to secure your class(es).
To avoid being dropped from your class(es) please make note of the following deadlines:

Summer and Fall 2020 Tuition Due Dates

  • Summer: April 27, 2020
  • Fall: August 3, 2020

After these dates, tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Option 1: Financial Aid and Scholarship Students

If you have been awarded and accepted your financial aid (grants, loans, or scholarships) and your award covers the full cost of your tuition and fees, your classes are secured. If your financial aid award is less than your tuition and fees, please make payment arrangements to cover the balance.

Option 2: Payment Plan

Sign up for a monthly payment plan before the deadline to secure your class(es). The payment plan requires a $15 deposit and a non-refundable $20 enrollment fee to get started. You can sign-up for the monthly payment plan in your Online Student Center. (Log in using your MEID).

Option 3: Pay in Full

Full payments by credit card or checking/savings account are accepted through your Online Student Center. You can contact Student Business Services at (480) 423-6148 or for assistance.

WebEx Information Sessions

Attend one of our weekly Enrollment Steps sessions! Please see our calendar for dates, times, and links.

Got Questions?

Our Enrollment Services team is here to help you navigate the entire process -- just contact us at or (480) 423-6700.