Applying for Admission

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Before you begin...

Applying is not necessary if you just want to Take a Class.

International Students requiring an F1 Visa must use the International Application.

If you were previously enrolled but have not taken classes in the past 2 years fill out the Returning Student Form.

If you have ever applied, taken a class, or previously been accepted, please contact Student Central.

Not sure what you want to study? Pre-Admission Counseling is available.

Students transferring from other colleges can read more about transferring credits to Onondaga.

Important Notes:

1. Complete the free, online Application for Admission

You can also download a printable application: Printable Application for Admission
Application Deadlines
Fall 2018 8/23/18

2. Send us your...

Mail them to:
Office of Admission
Onondaga Community College
4585 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215-4585

Specific Program Requirements

Some programs (particularly in Health Occupations and Performing Arts) have additional requirements for acceptance; you are encouraged to check with the Admission Office, visit the Academic Programs webpage or check your status.

3. Check your Status

The College will indicate in WebAccess if more information is needed to process your application.

4. Receive your Admission Decision

Once you receive notification of acceptance to Onondaga Community College, you will need to make sure a number of requirements are met to complete the enrollment process. Head on over to Next Steps to get started.

Deferred Admission (Postponing Enrollment)

Once you have been accepted by Onondaga, you may defer enrollment at the College for up to two semesters. If you have not attended Onondaga (enrolled) by then, and later choose to attend Onondaga in a degree program, you must begin the application process again, including filing an application, and provide required academic documentation.