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

Before you come

A week before you Registration Event, 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 event. We need to receive you updated high school transcripts, including any dual credit coursework transcripts, before you come. Additionally, we need to have your most recent ACT/SAT scores prior to your Registration Event. If you are a transfer student who has taken more than college credits, only your college transcripts are required. Transfer nursing students will also need to provide high school transcripts. Additionally, students who completed more than semesters of foreign language in high school will also need to provide high school transcripts.


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.

What to bring

  • Government-issued photo ID (i.e. driver's license, passport, etc.)
  • Required immunization records (needed by second session)
  • $200 deposit (cash, check, and card accepted)
  • Updated transcripts, dual-credit or other documents for advising
  • Housing contract


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.