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Please contact us at or at (800) 231-2391 ext. 7352 with any questions you might have about the event.

Students have the option to schedule an individual registration appointment with their enrollment counselor. Contact the admission office for more information.

Registration Events for spring semester

You're one step closer to finding your future at Columbia College! New students coming to our traditional campus are required to attend a Registration Event prior to the upcoming spring semester. During the event, you will select your classes, get your student ID photo taken and learn about campus resources. You will also meet other new students and meet one-on-one with a financial aid staff member.

Classes begin on Monday, January 6, 2020. If you want to register for classes for fall, please find registration information at Registration Days.

To RSVP, select an event date below.

Upcoming event dates:

  • No events are currently scheduled.

Before the event

A week before your Registration Event, please complete the Pre-Advising Form. This form provides our Academic Advisors with information to build your class schedule, which you will review during the event. To best advise you and prepare your course schedule, we need the following prior to the event:
  • Updated high school transcripts
  • Any dual credit coursework transcripts
  • Your most recent ACT/SAT scores

If you are a transfer student with more than 24 college credits, we only require your college transcripts. Transfer nursing students and students who completed 4+ semesters of high school foreign language must also provide high school transcripts. If you have any questions about this form, contact your enrollment counselor at (573) 875-7352.


Free parking will be available. The closest parking is located along Rangeline Street and the corner of 10th and Rogers Street. For more information, view this campus map and these directions to campus.

GPS Address: 1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, MO 65201

Arrival & departure

Check-in opens at 9 a.m. in Atkins-Holman Student Commons 1st floor. Upon arrival, you will receive a schedule for the day and informational packet . Please plan to stay for the duration of the event which is expected to end around 12 p.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

Event schedule

During the morning check-in, students will finalize housing contracts, submit their $200 deposit* and confirm their major. Students and guests will hear from campus officials 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.** 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.

* Deposits are non-refundable after December 15.
** 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 dietary needs or restrictions, please 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 at or call (800) 652-0987.


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