1. Complete the Student Information Form
New students or re-entering students (those who have not been enrolled for a year) should complete a Student Information
Form in person or Apply Online.
Admission packets may be picked up at the Student Services Office or may be requested by calling the college of your choice.
2. Request Transcripts/GED Scores
New students should have an official copy of their high school transcript or GED scores sent to the Records Office. Official transcripts from any other college(s) attended must also be sent.
3. Apply for Financial Aid
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be submitted to the federal government as soon as possible after October 1 in order to begin the process for establishing need for financial aid. After filing the FAFSA, the student will receive a Student Aid Report (SAR). June 1 is the priority date for completion of a financial aid application for the next academic year. Students may apply electronically at fafsa.ed.gov or by U.S. mail.
Students applying for scholarships or veteran's benefits should speak with a financial aid representative in the Financial Aid Office.
4. Placement Testing
New students should register for testing by calling the college of their choice. There is no charge for the first test.
Testing is required of all new students and must be completed prior to registering for classes. Part-time students must test prior to enrolling in English or math. Contact your college for guidelines concerning placement tests.
5. Register for Classes
New students should contact the college for an advisement and registration appointment. Dates and times for registration are published in the current schedule of classes and online.
Online Courses: If you do not live in the state of Illions and are interested in taking online courses, please read the following details to verify your state allows you to take courses from IECC.
6. Pay Tuition and Fees
The fee statement received by students with their schedule at the time of registration is their bill. Tuition and fees may be paid in person at the Business Office, mailed, or online. VISA and MasterCard are accepted. Tuition and fees are determined annually.
Students may purchase new and used books in the college bookstore. Contact your college bookstore for more information about when books are available.
Book ISBN and Pricing Information
Visit our bookstores online to locate course material requirements, Book ISBN’s and pricing information. You will need to visit the college bookstore that is offering the course(s) you are taking or interested in. You will use the Prefix and Number (ie: CHM 1200) of the course(s) to search for the specific details of course material required for a course.