Application and Transcripts
- Complete an Application for Admission online at www.goapplytexas.org or in person at a campus near you.
- Provide the Office of Admissions with an official high school transcript, or proof of GED completion (test scores or certificate) or all college transcripts.
Orientation (First Year Connection)
- Complete the mandatory New Student Orientation on campus or online.
- New Student Orientations are held before each semester. View the orientation schedule online at https://life.southtexascollege.edu/activities/fyc/.
There are a number of programs that provide aid through grants, a variety of scholarships, college work-study employment, third party, and emergency loans to eligible students. Complete the financial aid application as soon as possible online at www.fafsa.ed.gov or in person at Office of Student Financial Services. Our school code is 031034.
Students entering South Texas College must comply with state-mandated Texas Success Initiative (TSI), unless you are eligible for an exemption or waiver. For additional information, contact the Student Assessment Center or log-on to http://studentservices.southtexascollege.edu/testing/index.html for available test dates.
Advisors will assist you in managing your degree plan and planning your class schedule. Together, you will discuss academic goals, campus resources, and tools that will assist you in becoming a successful student.
Tuition & Fees
You are required to pay tuition and fees by the due date to avoid being dropped from your classes. You may pay online, in person, financial aid award, or approved installment plan. For additional information, visit https://finance.southtexascollege.edu/businessoffice/cashiers/rates.html.
Books & Resources
You may buy your books at the campus bookstore. The bookstore may have used and rental books which can save you money. Some courses may include Zero Textbook Cost or Open Educational Resources (OER) which are course materials that can be used and reused freely at no cost.
Check out Student Life! Get connected and meet people through intramural sports, cultural events, clubs, Student Government, volunteer and leadership opportunities.