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Enrollment Steps for First Time Cowley Students

Congratulations! As a new student at Cowley College you've taken a major step toward your future. With classes beginning shortly, here is a checklist to help put you on the right track to being successful.

  1. Complete the free online admissions application.
  2. Apply for scholarships and financial aid. (Optional, but highly recommended.)
  3. Be sure all official transcripts from high school and colleges you have attended have been sent.
    1. Click here for directions.
  4. Complete placement requirements through transcript, ACT/SAT scores, or arrange to take a placement assessment. This can be done at the time of enrollment.
  5. Meet with an advisor to enroll in classes or enroll in classes through Tiger Connect.
    1. Log in information should arrive the following business day after application, if not contact admissions at
    2. Meeting/contacting an advisor for first time enrollment is highly recommended.
  6. Send in housing contract and deposit (for resident life student, Arkansas City Campus only).
  7. Log-in to Tiger Connect for access to your schedule, current bill, financial aid documentation, final grades, etc.
  8. View your bill and make payment arrangements. Online payment plans can be set up through the student finances tab in Tiger Connect.
    1. Scholarships and financial aid may not appear right away. If you have questions, contact admissions.
  9. Order or purchase textbooks from the Cowley College Bookstore.
    1. Books are available for rent or purchase 2-3 weeks before the start of each semester.
  10. Log in to Blackboard and complete Blackboard orientation.
  11. Attend your Student Orientation. Look for any new student activities to participate in.
  12. Begin your Cowley College journey with your first day of class!

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