Transfer Students

Transfer Students

enroll steps 

​​​First year studentHere are the steps to getting started:

  • Complete your FREE application online 
    • No essays
    • No application fee
    • 10-15 minutes to complete​​
  • For students transferring, submit all previous college transcripts.
    • In order for students to receive credit for prior coursework, we need official transcripts on file.
  • Meet with a Gateway Academic Advisor to help answer any questions y​ou may have.
    • ​Your Academic Advisor will be your guide throughout your collegiate career with COTC
  • Submit your official high school transcripts to determine if placement assessment is needed.  Students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher may be exempt from placement testing. 
  • Take​ the ACCUPLACER assessment to​ identify which courses you should take.  ACT/SAT scores or college credit may waive this requirement.
    • We encourage students to prepare for the ACCUPLACER assessment. Visit www.cotc.edu/accuplacer to access resources to ensure you put your best foot forward when taking the ACCUPLACER assessment.
  • Attend an orientation and register for your classes! 
    • During orientation, you will learn about the resources your campus offers you to be successful and register for your COTC classes.​
    • See upcoming orientations dates here

Have questions? Please contact us at one of our four campus locations (see interactive map below) or email us at: cotcgateway@cotc.edu

Upcoming Semester Starts:

Summer Semester - May 15, 2017

Autumn Semester - August 22, 201​7

Spring Semester - January 8, 2018