Registration Event

Registration Events allow new students coming to campus spring semester to enroll in classes.

All new students coming to our traditional campus starting in the spring are required to attend a Registration Event.

During the event, you will select your classes, get your photo taken for your student ID and learn more about campus resources. You will also meet other new students and meet one-on-one with a financial aid staff member.

To RSVP, select an event date below.

Event details

What to prepare

  • Updated high school transcripts
  • Any dual credit coursework transcripts (this information is not located on a high school transcript, it can be found through the college that is awarding the credit)
  • Your most recent ACT/SAT scores

If you are a transfer student with 24+ college credits we only require college transcripts. High school transcripts or ACT scores may be requested to help place you in the correct coursework.

Before you come

A week before your Registration Day, please complete the Pre-Advising Form External link. This form provides our academic advisors with information to build your class schedule, which you will review during the appointment.

  • Verify your identity by submitting two photos to Please note that all information should be clear and legible.
    • A close-up of the applicant's valid government issued photo ID
    • A self image of the applicant holding their ID next to their face.  
  • $200 deposit [2] (check and card accepted)
  • Housing contract

If you have any questions about this form, contact your enrollment counselor at (573) 875-7352.


Free parking will be available in our non-residential lots, located along Rangeline Street and the corner of 10th and Rogers Street.

GPS Address: 1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, MO 65201

Arrival & departure

Check-in opens at 8:30 a.m. in Atkins-Holman Student Commons first floor. Upon arrival, we will have your schedule for the day, and informational packet . Please plan to stay for the duration of the event which is expected to end around 11:30 a.m.


In the morning, students will complete the check-in process. This includes finalizing housing contracts, submitting their $200 deposit[1] and confirming their major. Students and guests will hear from campus officials with information about student affairs, residential life, campus procedures and student success. Students and their guests will meet one-on-one with financial aid staff to discuss tuition and payments. Partial payments for the fall semester also can be made during the event or a payment plan can be arranged[2]. Students will meet one-on-one with a faculty advisor to select classes for the upcoming semester. Students will complete all necessary paperwork and get their photo taken for their student ID. Admissions staff and student ambassadors will be on hand to answer your questions about life at CC.

1 Deposits are non-refundable after December 15

2 All students will be required to make a first tuition payment or have a payment plan established by December 27


Complimentary breakfast and refreshments will be provided for all students and their guests. If you have any dietary needs or restrictions, notify the Admissions Office at (573) 875-7352.

Overnight accommodations

Overnight accommodations are plentiful in the Columbia area. For more information on hotels and motels, visit the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau website External link or call (800) 652-0987.