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Admissions Checklist


This page is a checklist of everything you need to do to get admitted to CCC. You might want to print this page and take it along with you as a reference.
 
Please note: if you have already attended CCC as part of a degree program, please complete this re-entry form rather than reapplying.

Clinton Community College - A member of the State University of New York

checkmark Application for Admission:
There are several ways to apply:
Apply on-line free through this web page.

Or

Complete the Clinton Community College Application.   Click here to download a free Admissions Application.

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Apply using the State University of New York (SUNY APC) application. This application will cost you $40.00. You can get this application at your high school's Guidance Office. If you are applying to more than one SUNY campus, you may want to use this application as you can apply to 4 separate SUNY colleges using one form. If you use the SUNY Application, it will first be sent to the Application Processing Center in Albany and the Admissions Office will be notified of your interest approximately three weeks after it is received by the Application Processing Center. If you are still enrolled in high school, you should bring the completed application to your high school guidance counselor. The Guidance Office will attach your transcript and mail the application to the SUNY Application Processing Center.  http://www.suny.edu.
checkmark High School Transcript / GED
High school graduates must request that official copies of their high school transcripts be mailed to the Clinton Community College Office of Admissions.  Faxed transcripts are not official.  GED recipients must provide a copy of the GED Score Report.
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College Transcript(s)
Applicants must request that official transcripts from all previously attended colleges be mailed to the Clinton Community College Office of Admissions. This includes all courses taken at the college level during high school (CAP, etc.).  Faxed transcripts are not official. 

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The FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Aid) should be completed as soon as possible. Students do not need to be accepted in order to apply for financial aid. You can complete the FAFSA online for faster filing. If you have questions please contact the Financial Aid Office at 518-562-4125.
checkmark Apply for Housing
The HLA (Housing License Agreement) should be completed as soon as possible.  Once we receive this form with a $200.00 deposit, you have a room!  Please see the residence life page for more information, or contact the Director of Campus Life at 518-562-4381.
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Placement Testing
Placement Tests are used to determine the level of study to be pursued during the first semester. Placement testing in English and Math is required for new students. Accepted full-time students will be notified of placement test dates once the College receives their tuition deposit or intent to enroll card. Part-time students schedule testing through the Counseling & Advisement Office at 518-562-4199.   Students may want to review our English Study Guide and Math Study Guide.

Some students may be exempted from placement testing.
 
     Conditions for exemption from English placement testing:

  • Successful completion of a college-level writing at another college, as demonstrated on an official transcript or
  • A score of 500 and above on the Reading and Writing SAT or a score of 21 or higher on the English ACT exam.

     Conditions for exemption from Math placement testing:

  • Successful completion of a college-level math course at another college, as demonstrated on an official transcript
  • A grade of 85 or above on the NYS Course III
  • A score of 500 and above on the SAT math section or a score of 20 or higher on the ACT math section
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New York State Public Health Law 2165 requires college students born after January 1, 1957 to provide proof of immunization to measles, mumps and rubella (MMR). Documentation should be forwarded to the Health Office.
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After being accepted, full-time freshman who have paid the fee of intent will receive a schedule of upcoming dates for our Registration programs.  Transfer students who have paid the fee of intent will be contacted by the Counseling & Advisement Office to schedule a registration appointment.
 
Part-time student academic guidance is provided by the Counseling and Advisement Office in Room 142 Moore (Main) Building. When you plan to register for classes please call 518-562-4199 and arrange for an appointment.
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To qualify for resident tuition fees, a student is required by law to present once each academic year, no earlier than 60 days prior to registration, a Certificate of Residency indicating that he/she has been a legal resident of the State of New York for one year and of the county in which he/she resides for six months. Students admitted to the college who are not from Clinton County will be mailed the Application for Certificate of Residency approximately one month before the semester begins. The application must be completed, notarized and presented to the County Treasurer of the county in which the student resides.  To print or download the Certificate of Residency form and locate your County Treasurer, for counties that require you use their application, click here Certificate of Residency.  The County Treasurer will then issue the Certificate of Residence to the student, which must be forwarded to our Bursar's Office.
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Contact the Learning Resource Specialist at 518-562-4252. Your status will affect how your placement testing is administered, and what accommodations you will receive.