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Get Started at Clackamas Community College

Welcome to CCC! We're glad you're here. Clackamas Community College has an open-door general admission policy, which means if you want to earn your education through us, we're glad to have you.

The following CCC getting started steps can be completed independently, but our team in the Admissions Center is also here to help answer questions as you complete your steps and are available for admissions appointments. Visit the Student Resources webpage for information on in person drop-in hours.

If you have attended CCC before, visit our Academic Advising webpage.

To learn more about CCC's English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program, visit our Academic Support webpage. For information about completing your GED or high school diploma at CCC, community education offerings, or if you are a student under 18 years old, visit our Academic Offerings webpage.

Admissions Center

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Step 01

Apply to CCC

Complete our online application. Once admitted you will receive an email with your next steps and a login for the student portal, myClackamas. If you have prior college credits, submit your transcripts.

Step 02

Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships (if applicable)

Visit our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages to get started and then continue on to step three.

Step 03

Complete New Student Orientation

Orientation is available in myClackamas and must be completed prior to class registration.

Step 04

Determine Placement

Math and writing placements must be completed prior to class registration. Visit our Placement Assessment to get started.

Step 05

Register For Classes

Visit our Advising webpage for how-to videos on class registration or to schedule an appointment.

Admissions Center

Our Admissions Center is here to help!


Admissions appointments

We can help you navigate your getting started steps including:

  • Applying for admission and accessing your CCC account
  • Financial aid and scholarships
  • Determining placement
  • New student orientation
  • Connecting with the advising office for first term registration help
  • Referrals to support services, and more

Appointments available over the phone, Zoom or in person.

Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Schedule an admissions appointment using the links below.

Get Registration Ready: New Student Session

General admissions appointment

Meet the Admissions and Recruitment Team

Our Admissions Team is here for you! Click on any of the photos below to learn more about our team members, their interests and how to reach them.

Virtual admissions center

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