Steps to Enroll

Enrollment Steps

Welcome to Estrella Mountain Community College. We want you to be successful in college, right from the start. The following steps will assist you in your transition to college. By completing these steps, you are increasing your chances of completing your educational goal. Stop by our Welcome Center in Komatke Hall at EMCC Avondale, visit EMCC Buckeye or call 623-935-8888 if you have questions.

  1. 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.
  2. TAKE THE PLACEMENT TEST

    Prepare, Study, and Schedule Test

    maricopa.edu/testing

    • Prepare by reviewing the sample questions at: 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.
  3. GET ENROLLED

    Seek Academic Advisement

    maricopa.edu/advisement

    Attend a Priority Advisement Workshop (PAW)

    Priority Advisement Workshops last approximately 1.5-2 hours and are available on a regular basis. View the PAW schedule.

    • 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, and 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.

    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.
  4. PAY TUITION AND FEES

    Explore Payment Options

    maricopa.edu/paying-for-college