NEW STUDENT CHECKLIST
To enroll you’ll need to complete a few simple steps:
Complete an Application for Admission
When you’re ready to get started,simplyapply online with our convenient digital application at www.clarkstate.edu. Prefer in-person
interaction? Stop by one of our campus locations and meet with our Admissions sta. We’re always glad to see you and happy to help.
If you are a student with a learning disability, medical condition, sensory impairment, psychological condition (including ADD/ADHD) or
you had an IEP in high school, make an appointment with the Oce of Accessibility:
You may be eligible for help with completion of your FAFSA and placement tests.
Apply for Financial Aid
Need help paying for college or want to apply for a scholarship? Just complete aFAFSA(Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
application online at www.studentaid.gov. Once that’s submitted, your award notiﬁcation will be emailed to you and you can meet with
a ﬁnancial aid advisor to discuss grant and loan options. Easily keep track of your progress with our Financial Aid Checklist located on
our website! Clark State’s FAFSA school code is 004852.
Send Your Transcripts
If you’ve attended regionally accredited colleges other than Clark State, request that your transcripts be sent to us. If your previous
college credits allow you to bypass the placement tests (college-level English and math), an unocial copy of your transcript may be
used for the ﬁrst semester only. To register for subsequent semesters and to have transfer credits evaluated, you must provide an ocial
copy of your transcript.
Transcript evaluation can take up to six (6) weeks. Once it is complete, you will receive an e-mail notiﬁcation, and you can view
your transferred credits via Student Planning on the student portal. Visit accuplacer.collegeboard.org for test information and
Send all transcripts to: Clark State Admissions Oce, P.O. Box 570, Springﬁeld, OH 45501.
Transcripts must be received in a sealed envelope in order to be considered ocial.
Take the Placement Tests
You must take placement tests, unless you have previous college credits in English and math or adequate ACT/SAT scores.You must
bring your acceptance letter and a valid photo ID when you come in to take the tests. Remote testing is available if you are
an online student and you do not live near one of the Clark State campuses. If you have a documented disability (either a physical
or learning disability) and need special accommodations for taking the placement test, make prior arrangements with the Oce of
Visitaccuplacer.collegeboard.org/studentsfor test information and sample questions.
For more information or to schedule your tests contact your Clark State campus location:
Schedule and Attend New Student Orientation
New student orientation gets you up to speed on college life. From meeting with your Success Coach to getting familiar with our
campus, New Student Orientation is a must! Register online for aNew Student Orientationor call to reserve your seat. Online
orientation is also available.
For additional information contact your Clark State campus location: www.clarkstate.edu/about-clark-state/locations
You must bring your acceptance letter and a valid photo ID when you come to orientation on campus.
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