Becoming a Student

Steps to Enroll in Credit Hour Classes

 

Get Admitted

Create MEID Account and Apply for Admissions

maricopa.edu/admissions

  • Provide proof of identity to the college at which you applied.
  • For tuition purposes, verify your residency status by providing a government issued ID.
  • Submit prior education (if applicable) i.e. high school and/or college/university official transcript.
  • Undecided on a major? Connect with Counseling and Career Services at your college.
  • Visit the campus to familiarize yourself with the services and resources.
  • Complete the FAFSA and scholarship applications at: maricopa.edu/paying-for-college.

Take the Placement Test

Prepare, Study, and Schedule Test

maricopa.edu/testing

  • Prepare by reviewing the sample questions at https://maricopa.edu/testing.
  • Placement test will ensure appropriate level of classes for enrollment.
  • The Placement Test is not a pass/fail exam.
  • The Placement Test is untimed and FREE.
  • Bring your government issued photo ID on the day of testing.
  • To review your test score results, ask for a Course Placement Chart.

Get Enrolled

Seek Academic Advisement

maricopa.edu/advisement

  • Advisors will help with identifying courses and creating an Educational Plan to meet your academic goals.
  • Meet with an advisor every semester prior to class registration.
  • Advisement sessions may vary from college to college.
  • Services available in-person, via telephone, email, and more.
  • Ask your advisor about college success classes, associate degrees, certificates, transfer options, resources, and services.

Register for Classes
maricopa.edu/register

  • Register for classes early to ensure the best schedule, maximize financial aid options, and to get prepared for a successful semester.
  • Know when your tuition is due.

Note: Current students should update personal information before enrolling for the following semester.

Attend New Student Orientation
maricopa.edu/new-student-orientation

  • All new to college students must attend New Student Orientation. Research shows that those who participate, have higher rates of attaining their goals.

Pay Tuition and Fees

Explore Payment Options

maricopa.edu/paying-for-college

 

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