The Admissions Process

Step 1: Admissions Office
Ext. 1450 (GC) | Ext.2002 (SC)

Complete the application for admission

If you are a returning student, please complete our returning student application form.

Request official transcripts from high school and previous colleges. GED recipients are required to provide a copy of GED certificate or scores.

If special admissions criteria exists for your program, please follow those guidelines.


Step 2: Financial Aid Office
Ext. 1420 (GC) | Ext. 2101 (SC)

All students are encouraged to apply for federal aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or apply on-line at as early as possible.

Apply for institutional scholarships – one application and one application letter, by March 1.

Payments plans, if needed, are available in the Business office.
Step 3: Advising and Assessment
Ext. 1410 & 1411 (GC) | Ext. 2000 (SC)Placement:
Ext. 1455 (GC)
Schedule an appointment to complete the math and English placement exams (if a first-time college student or if you have not completed a college-level math and/or English course) A $5.00 fee is assessed for each exam, and a picture ID is required. ACT scores may also be used for placement; please consult this office for required scores.


Set an appointment to meet with an academic advisor to plan your schedule.

Attend the orientation session before the semester begins, which is required for all first-time college students registered for 6 or more credit hours, and all degree-seeking candidates. Orientation is highly recommended for transfer students, non-degree seeking students enrolled in less than 6 credit hours, and high school students.
Step 4: Registration and Records Office
Ext. 1431 & 1432 (GC) | Ext. 2201 or 2203 (SC)

Register for classes by submitting the course registration form with an advisor signature.
If transferring courses from another college, please contact your academic advisor for transcript evaluation equivalencies.
Step 5: Business Office
Ext. 1442 & 1443 (GC) | Ext. 2405 (SC)

Tuition, housing and other expenses must be paid (or arranged to be paid) on or before the payment deadline date.
Step 6:  

Ext. 1441 (GC) | Ext. 4102 (SC)

Purchase textbooks from the Gillette College Bookstore, located in the GC Main Building.
Step 7: Housing
Ext. 2350 (GC) | Ext. 2301 (SC)

If interested in living on-campus, complete the housing application and submit $125 deposit.