Steps to Enrollment

1 - Complete an Application

Complete a free application. Check your e-mail for confirmation that your application has been received and processed. Submit high school and previous college transcripts to Transcript Services.

2 - Take the Placement Test

This is an evaluation of your math and English skills. If you have already completed a college level, math and/or English class with a grade of C or higher you might not need to complete the placement test, call the Placement Coordinator at 913-288-7171 for more information.

The assessment is free! You will need to provide a photo ID and you will need to know your KCKCC student ID number to take the test. Children are not allowed in the testing room. Please make appropriate childcare arrangements.

The placement test is given in the Student Success Center, Jewell Building, Room 3344 on a walk-in basis; no appointment is needed. It takes approximately an hour and a half to two hours to take the placement test. Students should plan to arrive for placement testing no later than two hours before closing time. ESL tests can take approximately four hours. Students should plan accordingly.

You will need your test scores to enroll.

Go to our Mandatory Evaluation and Placement webpage for times and more information.

3 - Complete Financial Aid Financial Aid and FAFSA

Go to the website, to apply for Financial Aid. This is a free application. You need your tax returns going back two years before you can complete the application. Our school code is 001925.

Students can track their financial aid status by logging into My Financial Aid in WebAdvisor. 

Go to our Financial Aid section for additional information.

4 - Submit Transcripts to Registrar’s Office

Students with less than 24 academic college credits must submit their High School transcripts to the Registrar’s Office. All college transcripts must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office for each institution attended. College level courses taken in High School for Dual/Concurrent Enrollment must also be submitted to the Registrar’s Office by each college in which credit was earned. 

5 - Meet with a Student Success Advisor

First time or returning KCKCC students under 30 credit hours are required to meet with a Student Success Advisor or Academic Program Coordinator for enrollment. Walk-in or scheduled appointment times are available at the Student Success Center call 913-288-7696 to schedule an appointment. Bring your placement test scores to your appointment. If you are transferring credits from other institutions, make sure you bring in or have submitted your transcripts; this includes college level courses you may have completed in high school. Your enrollment is not complete until your classes have been processed. You may also enroll online using WebAdvisor if you have completed 30 college credit hours posted on your KCKCC transcripts.

See the advising webpage for additional information.

6 - Set up WebAdvisor and KCKCC E-mail

A KCKCC student I.D. will be sent to the e-mail address listed on your application. Create your WebAdvisor account following the instructions contained in your e-mail. Once your WebAdvisor account has been created, use the same login information to access your KCKCC Student e-mail. KCKCC will only communicate with students through this school-issued e-mail address.

Go to our WebAdvisor information webpage for additional information.

7 - Get Student ID and Parking Permit

Obtain your student ID by visiting the Admissions Office. Please bring photo ID and class schedule with you. Parking Permits can be obtained in the Campus Police Office (Science building room 3465).

If you need accommodations for a documented disability, please contact the Student Success Center at 913-288-7670 V/TDD.

8 - Attend SOAR New Student Orientation

New students are encouraged to attend new student orientation. KCKCC’s SOAR orientation will provide students an opportunity to interact with different campus departments to learn more about KCKCC policies as well as services and opportunities available to them as students. SOAR is available prior to the start of Fall and Spring semesters and throughout the semester as needed. Contact the Admissions office at or 913-288-7600 for information regarding SOAR Orientation dates. 

Visiting and non-degree seeking students are exempt from participating in SOAR orientation.

9 - Pay For Your Courses

Contact the Business Office to pay for classes. You must pay for classes before they begin, unless Financial Aid or a scholarship has been awarded. The Business Office accepts cash, checks, or credit cards. You may also make payment arrangements through WebAdvisor.

10 - Buy Your Books

You can buy your books at the KCKCC Bookstore located in the Jewell Building. You can also visit their website.

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