Active Duty Steps for Admission

Welcome!

These steps will help guide you through the admissions process.  If you have any questions, contact Military Off-Campus Sites at militaryoffcampus@coastalcarolina.edu or call us at 910.451.2391.

We look forward to helping you enroll.

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Step 1  |  Complete Your Residency Determination

First, complete your residency application through the North Carolina Residency Determination Service (RDS). RDS determines whether you’ll pay in-state or out-of-state tuition.  Once completed, you will be assigned a Residency Certification Number (RCN).  Save this number!  You’ll need it for the Coastal admissions application.

For more information about RDS, to include the reconsideration or appeals processes for residency classification, please visit https://ncresidency.cfnc.org

Once appropriate documentation has been submitted to the College, all active-duty personnel stationed in North Carolina will receive the in-state rate.

Complete Residency Application

Step 2  |  Complete Your Admissions Application

Now you’re ready to complete the admissions application!

Things to keep in mind:

  • If you need to save it and come back later, you can.
  • Once submitted, allow one week for your application to be processed and to receive an email with your Student ID and login information for your MyCCCC portal.
  • If you applied within the last year, you do not need to reapply.  Please contact Admissions to confirm; it’s possible you can just update your start term.

If you have any questions, contact Military Off-Campus Sites at militaryoffcampus@coastalcarolina.edu or call us at 910.451.2391.

Complete Admissions Application
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Step 3  |  Submit Your Transcripts

  • High school transcripts
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Military Joint Service Transcript (JST) and JST Signature Page

Electronic transcripts and the JST Signature Page may be submitted to etranscripts@coastalcarolina.edu.  All other transcripts should be mailed to: Coastal Carolina Community College, 444 Western Boulevard, Jacksonville, NC 28546-6816.

If you would like to confirm that your transcripts or other documents have been received, please call 910.938.6860.

JST Signature Page

Step 4  |  Secure In-State Tuition Rate

  • Download Application for the Benefit of the In-State Tuition Rate for Active Duty Service Members.
  • Fill out the form and bring it to your meeting with an Academic Counselor.
Military Servicemember In-State Tuition Affidavit
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Step 5  |  Complete Your Application Process

You’re almost there!

  • After you have submitted your application and transcripts, your next step will be to connect with a member of the counseling staff.  At this time, you will be admitted to Coastal, determine whether or not you need to take a placement test, choose your program of study, and discuss registration options.
  • If you are interested in transferring credits from a previous institution, it is during this meeting that you will receive an unofficial transcript evaluation.  An official transcript evaluation will be completed during your first semester at Coastal. additional questions can be referred to: registrar@coastalcarolina.edu.
  • If you are a military-connected student---in order to be considered for the in-state tuition rate, if you were classified as out-of-state for tuition purposes by RDS---please complete and return the Military Servicemember In-State Tuition Affidavit. The completion of the Military Servicemember In-State Tuition Affidavit will determine your potential eligibility for in-state tuition.
Visit the Military Off-Campus Sites Page

Step 6  |  Understand the Types of Financial Aid

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