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Isothermal Community College
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Be ICC Strong


Important dates for registration

Registration Opens - Monday, Nov. 2

College Closed for Christmas Break - Dec. 23 - Jan. 3

Last Chance Registration - Jan 5-6

First Day of Classes - Thursday, Jan. 7

Registration Information

Steps to enrollment

Apply for admission

To start (if you are currently not at student), you need to fill out an application for admission.

Apply online now

Having trouble choosing a major? Career counseling is available. Call 828-395-1436 to arrange an appointment.

Submit an official copy of your transcripts

Contact all of your former schools for copies of your transcripts (High school, GED, and any college credits). These must be delivered in a sealed, unbroken envelope from each institution.

Fill out financial aid forms

All students should complete a FAFSA to determine aid eligibility for grants and most scholarships. FAFSA worksheets and most recent scholarship applications are available in the Financial Aid Office. When filling out your FAFSA, use school code: 002934.

Online FAFSA application

After your FAFSA is completed, there are several options for available financial aid.

Federal and State
Includes Pell Grant and NC grants
Powers Scholarship
Available to students who are not eligible for the Pell Grant and are Rutherford or Polk County residents. Powers is generated on a first come, first served basis. Students must complete community service hours to maintain the scholarship.
Institutional Scholarships
Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office.
Financial help based on your employment status, your family's self-sufficiency, and any barriers to employment you may have. For more details call the WIOA office at 828-395-4213.
Net price calculator More financial opportunities

Next steps

After you have been admitted, we will contact you about what comes next -- but here's a heads-up.

Schedule placement tests

When your application has been processed by the Admissions Office, we will send you a letter with instructions for scheduling your placement test. Call 828-395-1436 to be scheduled for your placement test, if applicable.

Register for your classes

Patriot Port logoYou may begin planning your schedule by visiting Patriot Port by using the "Search for sections" link in the Student section. Contact your advisor (given to you in the acceptance package) to schedule an appointment to start registration.

Pay your tuition at the Business Office

After registering for classes, you will need to pay your tuition at the Business Office. While there, you can get an official copy of your schedule or print one from Patriot Port. Keep in mind that you may have to pay out of pocket if you missed the financial aid deadline.