Regardless of vaccination status, all students, employees, and visitors will be required to wear masks indoors on all our campuses.
New students are new to college or are a recent high school graduate
We are glad you are considering Pikes Peak Community College! Follow these steps to become a student at PPCC.
Connect with an admissions counselor once you are admitted as a student. They will help you prepare for the semester and create a plan based on your goals for classes and paying for college.
2. Complete the Mandatory New Student Orientation
New students must complete the mandatory New Student Orientation. The orientation is offered on-demand online.
All new students must complete the orientation before registering for classes.
3. Meet with an Academic Advisor
You will meet with an advisor by phone or through a virtual appointment. They will talk to you about your goals and help you select classes that you can be successful in.
Before you meet with an advisor, submit any high school transcripts, college transcripts, or test scores you have, through the Academic History Form.
It’s best if you are at a computer when you meet with an advisor so that you can register for the classes they recommend.
Meet with an Academic Advisor
4. How to Pay for College
1. Submit the FAFSA
Financial aid is based on your income and offered in multiple forms:
- Grants (money you do not pay back)
- Loans (money you must pay back)
- Work Study (a type of student employment)
- Scholarships (money you do not pay back)
Complete your FAFSA for the desired aid year OR update your FAFSA with PPCC's school code: 008896.
If you need help completing the FAFSA, we encourage you to attend the FAFSA Lab or visit Centennial or Rampart Range campuses to meet with a financial aid advisor.
2. Apply for College Opportunity Fund (COF)
COF is a tuition contribution provided by the State of Colorado to students who meet the qualifications to receive in-state tuition rates.
3. Apply for Scholarships
Apply for PPCC scholarships using the general PPCC scholarship application. The application is open between November and February.
PPCC offers multiple self-payment options.
5. Register for Classes
Class registration begins leading up to the fall, spring and summer semesters.
Spring 2022 semester: Registration opens October 25, 2021
Summer 2022 semester: Registration opens March 14, 2023
Fall 2022 semester: Registration opens March 14, 2023
Each semester has more than one parts of term. View the instructional calendars to see your options.Summer & Fall 2022 Instructional Calendar
Enrollment Services Locations and Office Hours
Enrollment Services is open.
Contact Enrollment Services at 719-502-2000, at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by Centennial or Rampart Range campuses.
Hours of Operation
Monday | 8 am - 6 pm (5 - 6 pm remote service only)
Tuesday | 8 am - 6 pm (5 - 6 pm remote service only)
Wednesday | 8 am - 5 pm
Thursday | 8 am - 5 pm
Friday | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday | Closed
Centennial Campus (CC)
Room A110, Aspen Building
5675 S. Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Rampart Range Campus (RRC)
2070 Interquest Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Downtown Studio Campus (DTSC) - Temporarily Closed
100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903