Become a Student


We are excited that you are choosing GateWay Community College to pursue your education and training. Please follow the steps below, depending on the types of classes you are interested in.

Steps to Enroll in Credit Classes

Need assistance? Our enrollment team is available Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Step 1

Get Admitted

The first step is to apply for admission. It's free to apply and everyone is accepted!

Step 2

Complete Tasks in Student Center

After you successfully get admitted, you may have additional tasks to complete. To view your tasks, log in to your Student Center

Step 3

Register for Classes

Use our Find A Class tool to build your schedule. We offer a variety of classes to fit your schedule!

Step 4

Pay Tuition & Fees

Your enrollment is almost complete! We accept cash, credit and debit cards, checks, and financial aid funds. You can even enroll in a monthly payment plan.

Steps to Enroll in Clock Hour Programs

Need assistance? Our enrollment team is available Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Find Your Path

Not sure what degree or program is right for you? 

Additional Resources

Ready to explore more? Use our Clock Hour Virtual Information Sessions or Virtual Tour
to learn more about our campus, programs, and services.

Placement tests will ensure appropriate level of classes for enrollment. 
The Placement Test is not a pass/fail exam and 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.

For more information, please visit the GateWay Testing Center

Participating in Gecko Gear Up (GGU) is one of the first steps to becoming an official GateWay Gecko.

At Gecko Gear Up, you will learn about tools designed to help you discover your academic and career path,
practice navigating the Student Center, receive advising, and even enroll in classes. 
You will also learn about future Financial Aid workshops, payment plan options and other tips.

Register for a Gecko Gear Up Session

We offer payment plans, financial aid and resources, and scholarships! 
Explore all of the payment options that are available to you.