Welcome to CCP with Cincinnati State

Cincinnati State is committed to your success. Please carefully review the next steps and details below.

Activate Your MyCState Student Portal

24-48 hours after receiving your letter of admission, you will receive a separate email containing your Cincinnati State username and student ID number. This email will be sent to your personal email listed on the application. Your username is also the first part of your CState email address (i.e. username@cincinnatistate.edu).

Once you receive this information, please activate your account by follow these steps:

  • Go to MyCState (https://mycstate.cincinnatistate.edu).
  • Click the Forgot/reset password? link in the Login Here box. (red text).
  • Follow the prompts to setup your security information for Cincinnati State email, portal, and network access. Note: Use your full email address in the Email or Username box.
  • If you need assistance with your password or have login issues, please contact the CCP Office at 513-569-5700

From MyCState, you have access to the online tools Self-Service, Surgemail, Starfish, and Blackboard.

Register for and Attend CCP Orientation (Online and On-Campus Students Only)

Students taking CCP classes online or on one of our campuses must complete CCP Orientation before meeting with a CCP Academic Advisor to schedule classes.

Register for CCP Orientation Here

Schedule Your Advising and Course Registration Appointment (Online and On Campus Students Only)

All CCP students are required to meet with an Academic Advisor prior to enrolling/registering for classes each semester.

Students who have already attended CCP Orientation one time can schedule an advising appointment through Starfish on the myCState portal.

If you have any trouble with this, please call the CCP Office at 513-569-5700.

Complete Self-Guided Cincinnati State New Student Orientation

Log into your MyCState account and click on the “New Student Orientation” tab (below the black ribbon on left) to get started. When you finish orientation, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

Visit the New Student Orientation webpage for more details.

Submit Required Scores

If you have ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER scores, please send a copy to ccpadmission@cincinnatistate.edu.

You may be required to make arrangements to take the ACCUPLACER test prior to attending a CCP Orientation Session. Information about the ACCUPLACER can be found here.

Private and Homeschool Students

Please note: Private and Homeschool students can apply for state funding for CCP courses prior to April 1st at 5 p.m. for the next academic year.

If you are awarded state funding, please remember you must send your award letter to the college by emailing it to CCPinformation@cincinnatistate.edu.

More information for Nonpublic School Families can be found HERE

More information for Homeschool Families can be found HERE