A student wishing to be admitted to Cloud County Community College must meet one of the following requirements:

  • A graduate of an accredited high school
  • A recipient of a general educational diploma (GED) or equivalent
  • A high school freshman enrolled in a recognized gifted program with an IEP and with written permission from the high school principal

Applicants who do not meet any of the above requirements should seek admission as a special student.

Be a T-Bird, admissions

  1. VISIT CAMPUS
    • Experience Cloud first hand. On your personalized visit you’ll get to meet with an academic advisor in your major, tour campus and housing, meet with an athletic coach or activity sponsor, and visit with an Admissions Counselor. You can schedule a visit Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  2. GET ADMITTED 
    • Apply for admission! It's FREE (that's right, no application fee) and easy to do. Apply for Admission here.
    • Send your official transcripts. High school and college transcripts are necessary to gain full admission to Cloud. You will need to contact ALL institutions you have attended and request an Official Transcript be sent to the Admissions office in a sealed envelope.
    • Send your ACT or SAT test scores. The ACT and SAT are not required to be admitted to Cloud; however, if you have not taken either test, placement testing (ACCUPLACER) will be necessary prior to enrollment. QUICK CODE: ACT number: 1401
  3. FUND YOUR FUTURE
    • Apply for Cloud Academic and Foundation scholarships from November 1 through March 1. Nearly 90% of Cloud students receive some financial assistance to pay for college. In addition to academic and foundation scholarships, Cloud students can receive athletic scholarships and activity stipends/awards. For more information on these scholarships or how to apply, contact the admissions team. Apply for Scholarships here!
    • Complete the FAFSA. The Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.  Priority deadline is April 1. QUICK CODE: FAFSA number: 001909 Learn more about Financial Aid. 
  4. APPLY FOR HOUSING - Incoming Freshmen can apply for campus housing online beginning mid-February. Students must have completed the Application for Admission before they can apply for housing. Personal preference will be granted on a first come, first serve basis. Priority deadline is June 1. There is a $100 reservation fee due at the time of application.
  5. GET ENROLLED - Incoming Freshmen will attend an enrollment event on the campus which they will attend. You will receive notification once dates are set. If you cannot make one of the scheduled enrollment events, other options are available. Non-traditional students are encouraged to contact the Advisement Center on the campus which they will attend to schedule an enrollment appointment.

These are the steps for students new to Cloud County Community College. There may be additional steps or different procedures for other students. See Additional Admissions Procedures for more information.

International Students should follow the International Student Admissions Procedures.

Cloud County Community College reserves the right to deny a student admission or readmission if it is determined to be in the best interest of the college community to do so, or if the College is unable to provide the services, courses, or program(s) needed to assist the student in meeting educational objectives.