Application & Admission Steps

Before April 1 each year submit Letter of Intent

If you are a public school student, meet with your Guidance Counselor to submit your Letter of Intent form.

If you are a nonpublic school student or a home-school student, your Letter of Intent should be submitted to the State of Ohio, and the State’s CCP funding application should be completed by their listed deadlines.

Before the Application Deadline

Submit your CCP Application to NCSC:

Summer 2020 Application Deadline: April 1

Fall 2020 Application Deadline: June 1

Spring 2021 Application Deadline: November 1

CCP Academic Year 20-21 Important dates and deadlines

Complete these steps by the dates listed above:

  1. Transcripts
    • Submit your High School/Middle School transcript and all available test scores
  2. Demonstrate Required College-Readiness Scores*
    • ACT, ACCUPLACER, or COMPASS scores can be submitted to NCSC for review
    • Qualifying scores for ACCUPLACER and ACT can be located here.
    • To schedule the ACCUPLACER, contact our Student Success Center at 419-755-4764
      • Specialized Accommodations: If you have a documented disability and qualify for accommodations, you will need to contact the Office of Specialized Support Services to make arrangements to use accommodations during testing.Please contact Doug Heestand, the Coordinator of Specialized Support Services, at 419-755-4727 or
  3. Course Registration
    • Taking courses only at your high school or career center?
      1. You will register with your Guidance Counselor
      2. Your Guidance Counselor will relay your registration
    • Taking any courses on NC State’s campus or online?
      1. You will meet with an NCSC Success Coach/Advisor to build your academic plan
      2. You will attend orientation for your first course registration
  4. Textbooks
    • Follow these instructions to obtain a CCP textbook voucher:
Steps to obtaining a CCP text book voucher

*(State guidelines determine eligibility for the College Credit Plus (CCP) program. For the full list of requirements, see the “Student Eligibility Resources” section of the Ohio Higher Education: CCP website. Questions regarding student eligibility to participate in CCP, or North Central State College course eligibility, can be directed to NCSC’s CCP Staff .)