Admissions and Enrollment Checklist
Step 1: Complete and submit the Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Admissions Application online
- This application is free and only takes 15-20 minutes to complete
- Colorado Mountain College has open enrollment, meaning if you apply you will be accepted!
Step 2: College Level Placement
Many of CMC classes require students be prepared for Reading, English, and Mathematics. CMC can use a combination of College Transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, and Accuplacer scores to determine this.
Option 1: College Transcripts
The college/university you attended must send your official transcripts directly to CMC’s Registrar’s Office for evaluation.
- Send to:
Colorado Mountain College Registrar’s Office
802 Grand Ave
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
- Send electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contact the Registrar’s Office for more information at 970-947-8333
Option 2: ACT or SAT scores and Accuplacer Placement Test
Send your ACT/SAT scores to an Advisor to determine if you meet College Level for English, Reading, and Mathematics.
- Scores must be within the last five (5) years to be considered
If you have not taken College Classes or the ACT/SAT, then take the Accuplacer
- The Accuplacer is a free test
- The Accuplacer is offered just about every week between the Breckenridge and Dillon campus
Contact an Advisor to sign up.
Step 3: Financial Planning
- Apply for Federal Financial Aid
- Apply for Federal Student Aid – March 1
Apply for CMC Scholarships
- Student Payment Plans
Payment Plan Information
- Schedule an appointment with a Financial Aid Specialist
Meet with Financial Aid
Step 4: Academic Advising
- Make an appointment with an Academic Advisor to review and select degrees and classes
Meet with an Advisor
Step 5: Basecamp
- Speak with your Advisor to do a Basecamp tutorial
Step 6: Learning Material Program
- The Learning Material is the book program for our school. This is a rental book program and the costs of books is $29 per credit hour. Books are sent right to your physical address, and these are returned at the end of the semester.
Learning Material Program
Step 7: New Student Orientation
Student Services and Contacts
Any students new to Colorado Mountain College should schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor to go through the admissions process, review CMC tools like Basecamp and the Learning Material Program, and select a degree and register for classes.
Financial Aid Specialist
Our Financial Aid Specialist is a great resource for any questions regarding Financial Aid, FAFSA, and Scholarship information.
Do you qualify for VA Chapter Benefits? Or wish to receive the CMC military tuition discount? If you do, please contact our VA Coordinator for more information.
Colorado Mountain College offers many resources to help with classes. For any questions regarding Access, Inclusion, and Disability Office, accommodations, or testing please contact our Access Coordinator for help.
Mountain Scholars Program
New and current students may qualify for the Mountain Scholars Program. The Mountain Scholars Program offers additional financial support and more opportunities for student success, such as one-on-one mentoring, academic tutoring, degree and career counseling, financial navigation, college and transfer navigation. For more information about this program and how to qualify, please reach out to our Pathways Coordinator or check out the Mountain Scholars Page.
Colorado Mountain College has a State Wide Articulation agreement, meaning it is very easy to transfer to other Colorado State Colleges and Universities. For any questions regarding transferring, please contact our Pathways Coordinator.
For current students with questions about academic advising, career advice, transferring, or graduation. Please contact a College Counselor for more help.