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Admission Process

1. Complete the Admission application:

If you are working toward earning your GED, complete the Non High School Graduate/GED
Acknowledgement Form
.

2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Gateway’s School Code is 013753

3. Make an appointment to take the COMPASS Test by calling 859-442-4115 or submit required ACT
scores of English 18, Math 19, Reading 20 (transfer students may be exempt based upon transcript
evaluation.)

4. Submit official copies of high school transcripts (showing graduation date) OR GED test scores to the
Admission Office located at the Edgewood Campus.

5. Submit official copies of college transcripts to the Registrar’s Office located at the Edgewood Campus.

All requirements outlined above must be completed seven (7) calendar days prior to the start of the
academic session.

When you complete the Admission Process

6. Contact the Advising Office, 859.442.1630, to make an appointment to create your SMART plan for success.

7. If you are a student with a disability, contact Disability Services, 859.442.4120, to schedule an
appointment to discuss academic adjustments and auxiliary aids for your classes.

After you have registered for classes and completed the financial aid process

8. Accept or decline your awards by logging on to Student Self Service at https://students.kctcs.edu/

9. To receive a bookstore voucher, complete a Financial Aid Release Form online or in person at any Gateway campus.

Buying Books

10. To use your financial aid at the bookstore, you must have accepted your financial aid award and completed your financial aid release form. You will need to provide a bookstore staff member with a printed copy of your class schedule to purchase textbooks. Bookstores are located on the Covington and the Boone campuses, or you can purchase online at http://www.whywaitforbooks.com

Tuition Payments

11. All tuition payments are due seven (7) calendar days before the semester begins or at the time of
registration if the semester.

Student Service Locations

 Boone Campus     Covington Campus     Edgewood Campus      Two Rivers Building  
 500 Technology Way     1025 Amsterdam Road      790 Thomas More      525 Scott Blvd
 Florence, KY 41042     Covington, KY 41014      Edgewood, KY 41017     Covington, KY 41011