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Admissions checklist

  • Step 1:

    Complete the application and arrange for your high school or college transcripts (if applicable) to be sent to the Office of the Registrar at 1001 Rogers St., Columbia, MO 65216.

  • Step 2:

    Authenticate your identity in the campus office or online with your webcam.

  • Step 3:

    Submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) with school code 002456.

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What's happening at Columbia College?

  • Who wants to graduate faster?

    A Columbia College degree could change your life. The great news is that you can now complete your degree even faster, with six class sessions available each year.

  • San Luis Obispo CC 360 March Edition

    You’re a part of something historic  By Theresa Genova, director, Columbia College-San Luis Obispo As a student from the San Luis Obispo campus, you are part of the growing history of Columbia College, which has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for 165 years. Did you know that during the Civil War,…

  • San Luis Obispo CC 360 January Edition

    Happy New Year! Time to set some goals  By Theresa Genova, director, Columbia College-San Luis Obispo Happy New Year! The beginning of a new year is a time of making resolutions and reflecting on our lives. It’s a good time to start something new or recommit to something we have already started.  Maybe 2016 is…

Contact us

Address: University Partner Center
BLDG. 2700
at Cuesta College
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403-8106

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Phone: (805) 593-0237
Fax: (805) 593-0308

Office hours:
Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fridays: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Evening advising appointments after hours available upon request.)

Student services

  • Career services

    The staff at the Grossnickle Career Services Center can help you make the most of your degree and career. They'll help you write a great resumé, perfect your interview skills and find a job. These services are free for life.

  • Local advising

    Whether you're starting a degree for the first time or transferring from another institution, your academic advisor will help you map out your degree courses to get you to graduation as efficiently as possible.

  • Military services

    The expert staff in the Ousley Family Veterans Service Center can help you access and manage your GI Bill benefits, and connect you with a range of support services to help you succeed at Columbia College.