Steps to Enroll

  • Ready to get started? Enroll now by following these steps.

    The following Steps to Enrollment apply to most new students. To see specific instructions for each student type go to the Admissions page.

    1. Apply to SCC

      Apply online or at any SCC campus location. A non-refundable $25 application fee is required to submit an application. Application fee payment details.

      Once you’ve applied, log into your
      My SCC Portal account, and access your SCC email account. See instructions here.
    2. Request Financial Aid

      Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after you file your IRS tax return. Instructions for applying for financial aid

      See Important Dates for Financial Aid.

      You do not have to wait to complete the financial aid process before proceeding with the following enrollment steps.
    3. Submit Transcripts

      Submit your official high school, GED or college transcripts to the SCC Admissions Center: PO Box 4386, Spartanburg, SC, 29305. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. 

      Official college transcripts can be requested through the Parchment Exchange website. IMPORTANT: Please email electronic transcripts to

      GED transcript information can be obtained at or by calling 1-800-734-8500.

      You may also qualify for experience credit called through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) so please share any military experience you have that may serve as credit for courses at SCC.

    4. Take Entrance Test

      Visit the Admissions Center and complete the placement skills assessment (Accuplacer), unless you have already taken one of the following -

      • ACT and scored a minimum of 19 in Math and 19 in English
      • SAT and scored a minimum of 480 in Math and 480 in Critical Reading on the SAT
    5. Confirm Acceptance, See Advisor & Register

      Confirm your acceptance into the College by visiting or calling the SCC Admissions Center at any SCC location

      Once accepted, an Academic Advisor will assist you with advising and registering for classes.
    6. Pay Tuition & Fees

      Follow up with the Financial Aid Office and the Business Office to confirm that your tuition and fees are paid.

      Don’t get deleted!
        If you have not paid your tuition by the specified deletion dates, you will lose your class schedule and have to pay $75 to re-register.

      Once tuition and fees are paid, obtain your parking decal at the Business Office, have your SCC student ID made in the Admissions Center, and purchase books for classes at The Book Inn.

      Congrats! Now you are ready for classes!


  • Special Note Regarding Entrance Requirements and Criminal Background Checks

    The information provided on the SCC application for admission will be used to develop an applicant file at Spartanburg Community College.  General entrance to SCC is based on minimal residency and academic preparatory requirements and does not require a criminal background check.  However, some of our specific programs have more stringent entrance requirements that may include a criminal background check.  Applicants are encouraged to review the website to explore the specific entrance requirements of the program of their choice.

  • Spring Term Begins
    January 9, 2017

    Enroll Now!

  • Admissions Center

    AddressSCC Central Campus, Student Services Building
    Mail to: PO Box 4386, Spartanburg SC 29305

    Phone: (864) 592-4800

    Toll Free: (866) 591-3700

    Fax: (864) 592-4564

    Mon - Thu | 8:00am-6:00pm

    Friday | 8:00am-5:00pm


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