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PPCC is an open-door institution

We are glad you are considering attending Pikes Peak Community College. Follow these steps to become a student at PPCC.

1. Apply for Admission to Pikes Peak Community College

  • The admission application is free!
  • You can apply any time of the year
  • You will be accepted as a Pikes Peak Community College Student

View the PPCC Admission Application Tutorial.
Tutorial de Solicitud de Admisión para PPCC en Español.


Start your Admission Application

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.

Connect with an Admissions Counselor

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.

Transfer students are encouraged to complete the orientation to learn valuable information to help them register for classes and succeed at PPCC.

Start New Student Orientation

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.


Submit your Academic History

Meet with an Academic Advisor

4. How to Pay for College

1. Colorado Student Grants
Determine if you qualify for Colorado Student Grants.

Learn more about Colorado Student Grants


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.

Apply for COF


3. Apply for Scholarships Specific to DACA, Dreamers, and Undocumented Students

Apply for scholarships specific to DACA, Dreamers, and Undocumented Students and apply for PPCC scholarships using the general PPCC scholarship application. The PPCC scholarship application is open between November and February.

Apply for DACA, Dreamers and Undocumented Students scholarships

Apply for PPCC scholarships


4. Self-Pay
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

Learn how to register for classes.

Each semester has more than one parts of term. View the instructional calendars to see your options.

Spring 2022 Instructional Calendar

Summer & Fall 2022 Instructional Calendar

Visit Campus

Tour one of our campus locations before you start classes.


Helpful Tips

View questions and answers we are often asked by new students.

Helpful Tips

Enrollment Services Locations and Office Hours

Enrollment Services is open.

Contact Enrollment Services at 719-502-2000, at 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)

Room S102 
2070 Interquest Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80921


Downtown Studio Campus (DTSC) - Temporarily Closed

Room S102
100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Have a question about becoming a student at PPCC? Fill out the form below to be contacted by an admission counselor.