Admission and Enrollment Checklist

Take these steps to complete your admission and enrollment at Colorado Mountain College

  • Apply for Admission

    Complete and submit the Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Admission Application Online - It's free!

  • Send Academic Transcripts

    High school transcripts are only required if enrolling within 5 years of graduation. Ask your high school to submit it electronically (such as Naviance) or to the address below.

    The college/university you attended must send your official transcripts directly to CMC for evaluation. Send to:

    Colorado Mountain College
    Admissions - High School Transcripts
    802 Grand Avenue
    Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601

    Or email to

  • Submit Test Scores (if applicable)

    Many college credit courses require students to be prepared in Reading, English and Mathematics. If you have taken the ACT or SAT tests within the last five (5) years submit your scores to the Registrar's Office (see contact details above) or make arrangements to take Accuplacer placement tests at CMC. See the CMC ACT/SAT College Codes.

  • Obtain Basecamp Student Portal Credentials

    Basecamp will be your applicant and student portal.  This is home for important information and your student email.  You will access Basecamp (login required) frequently through the duration of your time with CMC.

    Please watch your personal email inbox for your student account and Basecamp information.

  • Pay for College

    You can pay in full, set up a CMC payment plan or apply for Financial Aid. There is money available, including scholarships, to help pay for tuition and other expenses.

  • Explore Housing

    If you do not currently live near your campus, explore your housing options. The most affordable housing options are offered through on-campus housing provided for students in Leadville, Spring Valley-Glenwood Springs and Steamboat Springs. First year students under the age of 21 will be required to live on-campus if attending one of these three campuses.

  • Seek Advising

    Contact your campus to determine that you are registration ready and seek advising. If you are a new student attending Spring Valley-Glenwood Springs or Steamboat Springs you will receive advising and register for classes only at New Student Orientation.

  • Register for Classes

    After you have contacted your campus to determine that you are registration ready, log into Basecamp to access Student Planning where you can search for classes and register online, plan your degree and view your academic progress.

  • Attend a New Student Orientation

    Register to attend New Student Orientation if your campus offers it. If you plan to attend Leadville, Spring Valley-Glenwood Springs or Steamboat Springs and you are a new student, you are required to attend orientation. It is a great way to get off to a great start on your educational journey.