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Become a Student

The Enrollment Process

Enrolling at PPCC is a multi-step process. As part of this process you will be applying for financial aid and scholarships, or transferring in any credit you have from a previous college or life experience, participating in advising, and possibly taking tests to find out which classes are right for you.


Complete an Admission Application

The PPCC admission application is free and will take about 30 minutes of your time. If you don't have time to complete the application in one sitting you can save it and come back to it later. Once you have applied you will receive your student number, commonly called an S# (be sure to hold on to your S#, you'll need this for everything).

Begin Admission Application

Sign in to Navigate

Navigate is our software that helps you stay on track to achieve your goal, from day 1 through graduation. Always know what you need to do and when you need to do it.

Just sign in to Navigate and you will be prompted through all of the remaining steps. You can complete these steps without logging into Navigate but Navigate makes it easier.

Sign in to Navigate

Get Help Paying for College

The majority of our students receive financial support they do not have to pay back, like financial aid through grants and scholarships.

We don't want you to be burdened by debt, so please take the time to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), browse our Scholarships and please enable your College Opportunity Fund (COF, for Colorado residents).

More About Paying for College

Prepare & Plan

Submit Your Academic History

Submit transcripts, test scores, and other information so an Advisor can recommend the best classes for you. All new students should fill out this form (even if you don't have test scores or transcripts) so we can help recommend the right classes for your first semester.

Submit Your Academic History

Academic Advising

Advisors help you identify your goals and build a plan to succeed at PPCC. Meet with an Advisor to get class recommendations, create a degree plan, discuss transferring to a four-year school, and more.

Meet with an Advisor

Register for Classes


Register for classes and build your schedule online through Navigate or your PPCC Student Portal.

Sign in to Navigate Sign in to your PPCC Student Portal

Pay for Classes.

If you have FAFSA, military benefits, scholarships or grants make sure those funds have been applied to your bill. If you have a remaining balance use one of our convenient options to pay for your classes and remember they must be paid for by the drop for non payment date.

Payment Options