COTC to Hold College Credit Plus Information Nights

​Learn how high school and middle school students can enroll in college for free

NEWARK, Ohio, January 31, 2019 Parents and students are invited to learn how high school and middle school students can enroll in college for free by attending one of Central Ohio Technical College's (COTC) upcoming College Credit Plus (CCP) Information Nights. Topics to be covered include: pros and cons of CCP, grade point average, course placement, testing, athletic eligibility, high school graduation and college pathways. The sessions will also include a question and answer period with COTC staff. Learn more about CCP at COTC at

Students can attend CCP classes at their high school or at any of COTC's four campus locations in Newark, Coshocton, Mount Vernon and Pataskala. Enrolling in CCP is free; there is no cost for tuition, books or fees for students who attend a public school. Students who attend a private school or are homeschooled may have limited costs.

CCP Information Nights are free and open to the public with no registration needed:

Newark campus
Wednesday, March 4
5:30-7 p.m.
Hopewell Hall, room 53
1189 University Drive

Pataskala campus
Thursday, March 5
5:30-7 p.m.
8660 E. Broad St., room 110

Coshocton campus
Wednesday, March 11
5:30-7 p.m.
Montgomery Hall, room 200 (cafeteria)
200 N. Whitewoman St.

Knox campus
Thursday, March 12
5:30-7 p.m.
Ariel Hall, room 130
236 S. Main St.
Mount Vernon

For more information, contact the College Credit Plus admissions staff in the COTC Gateway, at or

Newark - 740.366.9222
Coshocton - 740.622.1408
Knox - 740.392.2526
Pataskala - 740.755.7090.

COTC is a fully accredited, public college dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible programs of technical education in response to current and emerging employment needs. COTC is the only technical college in Ohio operating four full-service campus locations: Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala.