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New Student Checklist

Ready to apply for college? Just follow the easy steps below to get started at Hocking College.

Visit Your Hocking College Campus of Choice

Whether through an individual visit, or attending Discover Hocking, check out everything Hocking College has to offer you.

Choose Your Academic Program

Hocking College offers more than 50 hands-on programs, with a choice of career paths. Please select your program to proceed with your application. Uncertain about your future career choice? Meet with an Admissions Counselor.

Complete the Application for Admission

You may apply online, or print the application and mail it to our office.

Apply for Financial Aid

To be considered for any kind of student financial assistance, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application is completed online and submitted to the federal processing center for their review. For any questions regarding the financial aid process, please contact our Financial Aid Office at 877. HOCKING, ext. 7061.

Complete Entry Course Placement

ACCUPLACER assessment is used to help place new students in the appropriate reading, writing and math courses. The results do not determine admission to the college; however, they do assist your advisor in course registration.

Register for Classes

Once your admission process has been completed, you will be invited to attend QuickStart where you will meet with an academic advisor and register for classes.

Pay for Classes

Pay tuition and fees by the due date in the Cashier's Office or set up a payment plan. Important information about payment dates can be found in the Academic Calendar, the term schedule or on your schedule/invoice.

Consider Housing Options

Hocking College offers the only on-campus housing of any two-year college in Ohio. Apply for on-campus housing early for best selection. We also have many options for local off-campus housing.

Helpful links once you've registered

Admissions Office
Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, Ohio 45764
877. HOCKING
Fax: 740.753.7065
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