Established in1963, SCC is a public, two-year community college that offers associate degree and certificate programs in over 100 areas of study, in addition to career training, professional and personal development classes offered through SCC Corporate & Community Education. SCC has campuses in Spartanburg, Gaffney, Duncan and Union. For the past 5 years, SCC has been listed as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine, ranking SCC in the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide committed to the needs of military students.
SCC's Star Program - Green Zones for Military Students and Family Members If you need assistance or just want to talk to someone about challenges you are having, SCC has many faculty and staff members ready to help or listen. Please visit any one on our Star Program list, indicated by the label on office doors. They can provide you with the resources you need.
Upstate Warrior Solution - UWS is a non-profit organization serving Upstate veterans, active duty, National Guard, and Reserve warriors and their families. The vision of UWS is to restore our warriors with a sense of purpose, and to empower the community to be responsive to our warriors and their families. Veterans are welcome to call our office at (864) 977-1288 or stop by to receive assistance. Resources are also available at www.upstatewarriorsolution.org.
Join SCC's Student Veterans of America (SVA)! SVA provides military veterans, current service members, dependents, and supporters with a supportive environment for networking and camaraderie. The emphasis is to foster relationships within and outside SCC to address student veterans’ needs, facilitate student success, and to increase students’ access to the multitude of available resources. To join, contact Andi Moose with SCC Student Life at email@example.com or (864) 592-4465. For more information about the National SVA, visit http://www.studentveterans.org. SCC's Warrior Lounge The Warrior Lounge at SCC is located on the central campus, Powers Building, Rm. D-3. This room is dedicated exclusively to our veteran students and serves as a study area and meeting room. The Warrior Lounge is the meeting place for the SVA, and is manned by an SCC student ambassador who is a veteran. Please stop by the Warrior Lounge, introduce yourself and take advantage of this quiet space devoted to our veterans.
VA Benefits - If you are seeking a certificate or degree program, SCC’s Veteran Affairs Office will walk you through the education benefits process. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, call (864) 592-4810 or visit www.sccsc.edu/veterans-assistance.
Veteran Scholarships Forever – Veterans and their spouses who are seeking non-credit career training, can apply for this scholarship. Contact SCC Corporate & Community Education at email@example.com or call (864) 592-4910 for details
The Honorable Rufus H. Foster, Jr. KNOW(2) Scholarship - For Cherokee county residents who qualify, this scholarship covers any tuition amount remaining after all other traditional financial aid options have been exhausted. Veterans have some exceptions. Please call (864) 206-2700 for information.
The residency certification form must be completed prior to being accepted. It can be found as a step in the online application under the “Residency” section or on our website.
A copy of your driver’s license or state issued ID must be submitted with the form.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.GED transcript information can be obtained at www.ed.sc.gov or by calling 803-734-8347.
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.
Meet with an admissions specialist at SCC to determine if you should complete the placement skills assessment, or see if you are eligible for other options in placement requirements. View details of all options for placement requirement
Download chart of placement requirement options (PDF)
Confirm your acceptance by visiting with an admissions specialist at any of our five campuses.
Log into your MySCC Portal to complete the online New Student Orientation (NSO). For more information email email@example.com
Follow up with the Financial Aid Office and the Business Office to confirm that your tuition and fees are paid.
Your balance can be viewed on your MySCC Portal account along with financial aid rewards. 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, purchase books for classes at The Book Inn.
Parking Permit: Register your car for a free parking decal at the SCC Business Office.
Congratulations! You are officially a SCC student!
Fall 2019 Terms
Full Semester and Flex TermsAugust 19 - Full semester, 7.5-Week Flex Term I beginSeptember 24 - 10-Week Flex Term, 5-Week Flex Term I beginOctober 14 - 7.5-Week Flex Term II beginsOctober 31 - 5-Week Flex Term II begins
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