The Gateway

The COTC Gateway is a unique one-stop center for student services, including the offices of Admission, Advising, Registration and Records. This is your go-to place for everything from choosing a major to scheduling classes…and beyond.

Getting Started

Just getting started can seem daunting. COTC will walk you through the steps, including online application, special testing, student orientation and registration for classes. You may have prior college credit to transfer. We have you covered.

Paying for College

How to pay for college is a big question, and COTC has answers. Financial aid comes in many forms including grants, loans, scholarships, and student employment. Advisors are ready to help you look at all options.

High School Options

High school students today have a range of options for earning college credit and jump-starting their college careers. Courses may be offered at the high school or at any one of COTC's four campuses. Save money by getting college credits before you finish high school!

Veterans & Military Students

Whether you're active-duty military or a military veteran, COTC is here to support and guide you through education and training. A military-friendly college, we are committed to offering quality programs for our nation's veterans in the workforce.

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