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Admissions Application Deadlines below:


New! Wintermester 2015 -- Accepting applications starting October 19.



Spring 2016 -- Admissions application deadline is

January 8, 2016

Okay, Let's get started!

You've made a smart move by choosing to start your college career at Collin College.

Academic Term Dates


Fall 2015                             August 24 to December 13, 2015


New! Wintermester            December 14, 2015 to January 8, 2016

                                             (holiday break December 22 to January 3)


Spring 2016                       January 19 to May 15, 2016


(For more detail on the important dates within each term, please click on the calendar link found on the Campus Life page.)

The following checklist offers step-by-step instruction on how to get started.

Step 1:
Admit by completing an Admissions Application and requirements. If you've never attended Collin College or if you have not attended during the last two long semesters (16 weeks) or more, an application is necessary. You're welcome to apply online (note: Spring Term 2016 deadline is January 8, 2016). The schedule of classes is also available online. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions and Records Office.

Step 2: Provide proof of meningitis vaccination (if needed) and submit official transcripts.

Step 3:
Assessment Testing, if needed. For testing information click here.

Step 4: Visit with an Academic Advisor to determine Degree PlansVisit the Advising section of this site for complete information concerning Collin's Academic Advisors and the Advising process.

Step 5:
Build your class schedule by selecting credit classes from e-schedule. The e-schedule can be accessed in the Academics section of this website or via CougarWeb. Determine convenient campus locations, class days/times, and obtain the class call number.

Step 6:
Register through CougarWeb.  Current students will sign on using their current CougarWeb username (which is the first part of their CougarMail email address, i.e. jsmith138). The password is the last six digits of the Campus Wide ID (CWID).

If you do not have your username and password, you may email Requests should include the student's full legal name and date of birth.

Upon completion of the admissions process, new students to Collin will automatically get an email from the Admissions and Records Office that provides the following information: CougarWeb username; CougarWeb password; CougarMail address and Campus Wide ID (CWID).

The Need help? link on the CougarWeb login page will direct  you to technical support.

Step 7:
Pay for classes.
e sure to meet all payment deadlines. The Paying For College link to the left on this page will take you to more information concerning tuition and payment.

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