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CCP | New Applicants

SO YOU WANT TO BE A CCP STUDENT?  HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

How to Apply

To apply to the College Credit Plus (CCP) Program:
  1. Gather your Social Security Number and State Student ID (SSID).
    Your SSID is provided by your public high school.
  2. Click “APPLY NOW” and complete the online CCP application. 
    Upon submission of the online CCP application, you will receive next-step instructions by email. 
  3. Complete and return the CCP Authorization Worksheet, submit your high school transcripts, and any placement test information you have (ex:  ACT, SAT or Accuplacer). 
    These documents are  required to be eligible to participate in the CCP program. 
NOTE:  Information specific to Private and Home schooled students can be found by clicking on the “Private and Home School Students” link. 
NOTE: Processing times may vary. For PRIORITY ADMISSION, all required admission documents must be submitted to the Office of Admission at least one month prior to the start of the semester in which you wish to register for classes. Students who do not submit the required admission documents at least one month prior to the start of the semester are not guaranteed to be admitted to the CCP program in time to register for classes.  

Submit Documents

The CCP Authorization Worksheet, high school transcripts, and placement scores (ACT, SAT, Accuplacer, etc.) can be submitted to the Office of Admission:
Email ccpadmission@cincinnatistate.edu
Fax 513-569-1562
USPS Cincinnati State Technical & Community College
Office of Admission
3520 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH  45223


Placement Test

If you have not taken a placement test (ACT, SAT or Accuplacer), you will be required to do so to be eligible to participate/register for courses.  Make arrangements to take the Accuplacer test prior to attending an Orientation session. 
  • Students must first submit the online CCP application to be eligible to take the Accuplacer test.
  • Students testing at Cincinnati State (Clifton or Middletown Campuses) are required to bring a photo ID with them to be eligible to take the placement test. 
Details about Accuplacer testing, including hours of operation, may be found here.
  • Students testing at Cincinnati State Clifton campus are required to schedule an appointment to take the Accuplacer. Students can schedule online or call 513-569-1569 to schedule an appointment.

Notice of Admission

Upon receipt of your online CCP application, the completed CCP Authorization Worksheet and your high school transcripts, you will be notified of acceptance to the CCP Program via email.  The email contains information regarding Orientation requirements for CCP students. 
 
REMINDER:  If you have not provided placement test scores, you will be required to take the Accuplacer test to determine eligibility to participate.


Application Timeline

For optimal course selection and registration, it is strongly recommended prospective CCP students submit the online CCP Application, and required documentation by the timeline outlined below:
  • For Summer registration:  Submit all materials by March 1
  • For Fall registration:  Submit all materials by May 1
  • For Spring registration:  Submit all materials by November 1
NOTE:  These are suggested timelines, not deadlines.  Cincinnati State CCP Program has rolling admissions.  Private and Home schooled student should refer to the State website regarding deadlines specific to them since state deadlines could impact funding opportunities.  Please be advised, while Cincinnati State does not have admission deadlines, your high school may have strict deadlines. You are responsible to ensure you have met any deadlines imposed by your high school to be eligible to participate in the CCP program.


Orientation

Students who have been accepted into the CCP Program must attend an Orientation session to be eligible to participate/register for classes.  Orientation sessions are held monthly.  RSVP to reserve your spot in an upcoming Orientation session, held both at our Clifton and Middletown campuses. 
NOTE:  If you plan to participate as a CCP student in courses ONLY offered in your high school, please check with your Guidance Counselor to learn about alternatives procedures available at your high school.
REMINDER:  If you have not provided placement test scores, you should make arrangements to take the Accuplacer test prior to attending an Orientation session. 

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Advising

To be eligible to participate, CCP students taking classes on our campus or online must communicate with an Academic Advisor to plan and register for classes.  Our Academic Advisors work closely with CCP students to ensure they understand college expectations, are taking college courses applicable to both high school graduation and long-term college goals, and monitor student progress.  Details about this process are outlined during CCP Orientation.

NOTE: If you plan to participate as a CCP student in courses ONLY offered in your high school, please check with your Guidance Counselor for alternative procedures available at your high school.

Clifton Campus
Email ccpadvising@cincinnatistate.edu
Phone 513-569-1700
Middletown Campus
Email Linda.romero@cincinnatistate.edu
Phone 513-217-3700
 
 
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