Becoming a Student

Steps to Enroll in Credit Hour Classes


Get Admitted

Create MEID Account and Apply for 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:

Take the Placement Test

Prepare, Study, and Schedule Test

  • Prepare by reviewing the sample questions at
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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