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PPCC is an open-door institution

We are glad you are considering attending Pikes Peak Community College. Follow these steps to become a student at PPCC.

1. Apply for Admission to Pikes Peak Community College

  • The admission application is free!
  • You can apply any time of the year
  • You will be accepted as a Pikes Peak Community College Student

Start your Admission Application

2. Attend New Student Orientation

After you are admitted as a student, login to Navigate and click To-Dos and Events in the menu to sign-up for a New Student Orientation. While this is not a required orientation, you will find it valuable to guide you through your next steps.


3. Meet with an Academic Advisor

You will meet with an academic advisor virtually or by phone to plan your degree and talk about any necessary placement tests.

Bring these with you to your academic advising appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • Any college transcripts (unofficial)

If you graduated high school within the last five years, also bring:

  • High school transcripts (unofficial)
  • ACT and/or SAT scores
  • Official College Board transcripts (IB or college level courses)

Meet with an Academic Advisor

4. How to Pay for College

1. Colorado Student Grants
Determine if you qualify for Colorado Student Grants.

Learn more about Colorado Student Grants


2. Apply for College Opportunity Fund (COF)
COF is a tuition contribution provided by the State of Colorado to students who meet the qualifications to receive in-state tuition rates.

Apply for COF


3. Apply for Scholarships Specific to DACA, Dreamers, and Undocumented Students

Apply for scholarships specific to DACA, Dreamers, and Undocumented Students and apply for PPCC scholarships using the general PPCC scholarship application. The PPCC scholarship application is open between November and February.

Apply for DACA, Dreamers and Undocumented Students scholarships

Apply for PPCC scholarships


4. Self-Pay
PPCC offers multiple self-payment options.

5. Register for Classes

Class registration begins leading up to the fall, spring and summer semesters.

Fall 2020 semester: Registration Open
Spring 2021 semester: October 19, 2020

Learn how to register for classes.

Each semester has more than one parts of term. View the instructional calendars to see your options.

Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 Instructional Calendar

Visit Campus

Tour one of our three campus locations before you start classes.


Helpful Tips

View questions and answers we are often asked by new students.

Helpful Tips

Enrollment Services Locations and Office Hours

Enrollment Services is open.

Contact Enrollment Services at 719-502-2000, at or stop by Centennial or Rampart Range campuses.


Hours of Operation

Monday  |  8 am - 6 pm (5 - 6 pm remote service only)
Tuesday  |  8 am - 6 pm (5 - 6 pm remote service only)
Wednesday  |  8 am - 5 pm
Thursday  |  8 am - 5 pm
Friday  |  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday  |  Closed


Centennial Campus (CC)

Room A110, Aspen Building
5675 S. Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906


Rampart Range Campus (RRC)

Room S102 
2070 Interquest Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80921


Downtown Studio Campus (DTSC) - Temporarily Closed

Room S102
100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Have a question about becoming a student at PPCC? Fill out the form below to be contacted by an admission counselor.