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Getting Started at Centralia College

Follow these steps to get started at Centralia College...

1. Apply for admission:
2. Apply for financial aid and scholarships by the priority deadline — do not delay! For more information, contact Financial Aid at (360) 736-9391, ext. 234.

3. Take your class placement test. Remember, the sooner you test, the earlier you can register. You have three options:
  1. Take your test on campus. For test times, fees, and instructions, contact the Testing Center on campus at (360) 736-9391, ext. 216.
  2. If you have completed testing somewhere else, submit your test scores to Enrollment Services.
  3. If you have taken and passed (2.0 GPA) college-level writing and math, submit transcripts to Enrollment Services.

4. Get advised and register. After testing, new and transfer students will be sent an invitation for the next Advising & Registration Fair. Returning students will be sent an advising and registration appointment. For more information, see How to Register or contact Enrollment Services at (360) 736-9391, ext. 221.

5. Pay tuition and fees by the deadline. A payment plan is available to help you spread your payments over a period of time. For more information, see Tuition Payment Options or contact the Cashier's Office at (360) 736-9391, ext. 219.

6. Buy books and supplies online or in person at the Centralia College Bookstore.

Admissions & Records

600 Centralia College Blvd
Centralia WA 98531
(360) 736-9391, ext. 221
Toll-free from Olympia:
(360) 753-3433, ext. 221
Fax: (360) 330-7112

Financial Aid

(360) 736-9391, ext. 234
Fax: (360) 330-7105

Campus Visit

(360) 736-9391, ext. 364

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