Adult Students

Getting Ready

  • Find a college that has your academic program
  • Check admissions criteria for admission to college and any specific programs
  • Take ACT if necessary
  • Check out ACT prep resources

Admissions to College

  • Apply for admission, meeting early deadlines (applications open as early as August the year prior to enrollment)
  • Request transcripts from other colleges attended if applicable

Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Start scholarship search for outside aid
  • Apply for scholarships at the college of your choice
  • Complete FAFSA (opens October 1 each year)
  • Complete State Aid Application (opens October 1 each year)
  • Make sure all verification is complete for state aid and at your college/university
  • Accept your Financial Aid Award
  • Complete Loan Paperwork if necessary