Admission of First-Time Freshman Students


Any applicant who has not previously attended a postsecondary institution will be designated a first-time college student. 
1.Shelton State APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION submitted online
2.Signature/Residency Page 
3.One primary form of identification (unexpired government issued photo ID) presented in person or a legible copy submitted by mail or email 
4.Official high school or GED transcript documenting graduation date
5.Appropriate placement scores – ACT (18 or higher in English and 20 or higher in reading and math) or College Placement. 
6.Official college transcript if attended as a dual enrollment student prior to graduating high school
Students with incomplete files will not be able to obtain official transcripts from the College nor will they be eligible to receive any type of financial aid assistance.

The first step for first time Shelton State students is to submit an application for admission and provide all required documents. Applications will not be completed until all parts are received.  

Please read prior to submitting an application for admission. 
1.Apply for Admission
2.Create a unique Login ID and PIN.  Write it down!
3.Complete all applicable information fields.
4.Print the confirmation page or record the information for your records.
5.Print the Signature/Residency Page  and submit it to Enrollment Services.  Signature pages may be submitted in person, by mail, email or faxed to 205-391-3910.
6.Present your Photo ID. Applicants may submit the ID in person to Enrollment Services or mail/email a legible copy. 
7.Students with qualifying ACT/SAT scores must submit scores to Enrollment Services. Otherwise, students must schedule an Accuplacer Assessment with the Assessment Center, 205.391.2232. 
8.Applications will not be completed until all four parts are received.  
          A.The online application
B.Signature page
C.Photo ID
D.Placement scores (English, reading, and math).