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​Attention High School Students (students wanting to take courses while still enrolled in high school) PLEASE  DO NOT FILL OUT AN ONLINE APPLICATION.  Instead contact Cindy Thompson at 339.4610 or by email at cindy_thompson@southwesterncc.edu
 
For Curriculum Programs Offering Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates

Step 1Submit Online Application

Before you Apply have the following information available:
Questions?  Call Admissions at 828.339.4352
 
Step 2 - Request official transcripts from high schools and all other institutions attended or GED scores to be sent to the following:
SCC Registrar's Office
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
 

Step 3 - Placement Testing - Placement testing is designed to assist the student and the college in placing the student in the proper courses.  To prepare for the Placement Test, it is recommended to complete a free Accuplacer Prep Session provided by Educational Opportunities. For more information or to register, please contact Crystal Snover at 339.4272. Schedule an appointment to take the SCC College Placement Test by contacting the Testing Center or submit official SAT or ACT scores.  Have college credit from another institution  - please follow Step 2. 

Step 4 - Apply for Financial Aid

Step 5 - Signup for the Required New Student Orientation
 

Step 6 - Registration Information for Spring 2015 - Students attending New Student Orientation will be advised and registered during orientation - your advisor's name will be on your acceptance letter.

Step 8 - Find and Purchase your books

Additional Information: