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The Hocking Admissions Process

Ready to apply for college? Just follow the easy steps in our New Student Checklist below to get started at Hocking College.

Step 1 - Visit Hocking

Whether through an individual visit, or attending Discover Hocking, check out everything Hocking College has to offer you! Hocking has 3 unique ways that you can visit:

Visit Campus

  • Hocking Showcase - Comprehensive full-day program, designed for prospective first-year students. Hocking Showcase includes a Program Expo, admissions program, campus resource presentations, lunch and hands-on activities within your department of interest. Optional residence halls tours are available.
  • Discover Hocking - a half-day program, designed for prospective first year students. Discover Hocking includes a Program Expo, admissions presentation and a faculty-led tour through your department of interest.
  • Campus VisitsYour visit consists of a 45-minute group information session led by an admissions professional, along with a walking tour led by a current student or staff member.

Call the Admissions Office at 740.753.7050 to schedule a visit and/or tour today!

The Admissions Process at Hocking College

Step 2 - 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.

View Majors

Uncertain about your future career choice? Meet with an Admissions Counselor.


Step 3 - Complete Your Application

Congrats, you've narrowed down which schools you might want to attend! Make sure you've completed your application and fully submitted it. 

Begin My Application

After you've applied, start reviewing your financial aid options now. Make sure you have all the information you'll need to to apply for financial aid, and if you don't, nows the time to get it! 

Types of Aid

Learn more about student life at Hocking College here.

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Step 4 - Login to Navigate

Want to make college less complicated? Let Navigate help you. Stay updated on approaching deadlines, find the right academic program for you, and schedule for classes. Login below with your standard Hocking username and password.


Login To Navigate

Step 5 - 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.


Step 6 - 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.

Step 7 - 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.  

More About Quickstart

Step 8 - 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.

Step 9 - 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.


Check Out Housing Options

The Admissions Process at Hocking College

Starting the next phase of your life through education may seem daunting. That's why we're here to help every step of the way.
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