Steps to Enroll

SCC Enrollment Steps

NOTE: If you plan to use Financial Aid, apply at now!

If you plan to use Financial Aid, Apply at NOW! More Information at

FAFSA Priority Deadlines:  Spring Semester—Nov. 1; Summer Semester—April 1; Fall Semester—July 1

For information visit: Financial Aid.


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Step 1

Get Admitted -

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


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Step 2

Take the ACCUPLACER Placement Test

Testing Center (SC-150), 480-423-6433

  • New students must take all three sections (WritePlacer, Reading Comprehension & Math) of the placement test before registering.  Test is untimed but plan for average of 2 - 2 1/2 hours.
  • Photo ID and SCC Student ID number are required for all testing.
  • Bring unofficial High School Transcript if you have attended high school within the last 3 years
  • For information and preparation materials visit:
  • Outside of the Scottsdale area? Remote/Proctored ACCUPLACER testing may be available in your local area. Contact the Testing Center at for more information. Fees may apply.


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Step 3

New college students: ATTEND A SOAR SESSION, meet with an advisor & register for classes

Students with prior college credit: MEET WITH AN ADVISOR & register for classes

Academic and Career Advisement Center (SC-130), (480) 423-6539

  • Bring unofficial transcripts of all college coursework completed to meet with an academic advisor in the Academic and Career Advising Center.
  • No appointment is needed to see an advisor. After meeting with an advisor, register for classes:

Online: Log in to your online Student Center page at and select ‘Add a Class’
In-Person: Complete a registration form and submit it to Admissions and Records
By Phone: Call (480) 423-6100

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Step 4


Cashier's Office (SS-136) 480-423-6148

  • To avoid being dropped from your class(es) please make note of the following deadlines:

Summer 2018: Make your payment (or payment arrangements) on or before Sunday, May 20, 2018.

Fall 2018: Make your payment (or payment arrangements) on or before Sunday, July 29, 2018.

Check your account for payment due dates and refund deadlines

Log in to your Student Center at and click ‘Account Inquiry’ under the ‘Finances’ section to view tuition payment due dates and refund deadlines.


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Additional Notes

  • Check your Student Center To-Do Lists ( for important status updates on your Financial Aid
  • Make a plan to check your college email regularly or Welcome Center staff can also assist you with forwarding it to a personal email account
  • Get your Student ID Card after you have registered
  • Find your classes using the campus map or stop by the Welcome Center for Map Assistance
  • Purchase or rent textbooks. Check your Student Center for textbook information and contact the Bookstore 480-423-6654 or for more information
  • Pay in full or set up a payment plan for tuition & fees by the deadlines listed in Step 4 on the front. Visit the Welcome Center for assistance with setting up the online Payment Plans