Steps to Enroll:


Apply for admission

Apply for admission as a:

FERPA / SSN Disclosure: Your Social Security number (SSN) is confidential and under a federal law called the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) the college will protect it from unauthorized use and/or disclosure. Disclosure of your SSN is in compliance with state/federal requirements. Disclosure may be authorized for the purposes of state and federal financial aid, worker retraining assistance, Hope/Lifetime Learning tax credits, academic transcript, assessment or accountability research. Failure to submit your SSN may result in a financial penalty by the Internal Revenue Service.

Arrange funding

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Also, submit a Centralia College Financial Aid Form to the Financial Aid Office (second floor, TransAlta Commons, or at CCEast. Apply by March 1 for maximum availability.


Submit placement to Enrollment Services

Proper placement in English and math is determined by placement. The college uses the Accuplacer Next Generation test, but you may also submit previous college transcripts or Smarter Balanced test scores.


Complete an orientation

All students new to Centralia College are required to complete an orientation. Students with fewer than 35 college credits at admission are required to complete the Online Orientation.


Visit or call the Advising/Counseling Center

Visit or call the Advising/Counseling Center (360-623-8967) to schedule an appointment for New Student Advising and Registration.

Contact Admissions, Financial Aid

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600 Centralia College Blvd
Centralia WA 98531
FAX: 360-330-7112

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Financial Aid:
FAX: 360-330-7105

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