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Follow These Steps to Enroll as a Visiting Student:

Take a class at FCC while you’re on break to transfer back to your four-year college/university. 
 
Before applying for admission please review these steps to ensure the classes you complete transfer back to your four year college or university.
 
Step 1: Make a note of important deadlines.
 
Step 2: Apply to the college.
First-time Visiting students:
Complete the Application for Admission.  An admission letter containing the student ID number is mailed to the permanent address.

Returning Visiting Students:
If you were an Open Campus student or have not attended FCC in the past two years, complete the Application for Admission.  An admission letters containing the student ID number is mailed to the permanent address.  The student ID number will not change.

For assistance with the Application for Admission, please contact:
Admissions Office
301.624.2716
 
Step 3: Obtain forms and transcripts.
Obtain a “Permission to Enroll” form from your home college’s registrar’s office (or, in some cases, from your academic advisor), or

Submit an unofficial transcript showing that you meet the prerequisites for the course you wish to take.
 
Step 4: Register for classes in one of the following ways:
a. Email:
Complete the Visiting Student Form.

If all prerequisites are satisfied for desired course(s), online registration permission is granted and students notified by email.  Upon receipt of online registration permission, students may self-register online in the FCC PeopleSoft Student Center

b. Online:

Register online in the FCC PeopleSoft Student Center if required prerequisites have been stored in FCC’s records system.  Prerequisites are recorded when official transcripts have been evaluated for incoming transfer credit.

c. Fax:
Fax 301.624.2799 including:
   • FCC ID number
   • Email address
   • Course and index number for your desired class(es)
   • Copy of permission to enroll form or unofficial transcript from home institution

If all prerequisites are satisfied for desired course(s), online registration permission is granted and students notified by email.  Upon receipt of online registration permission, students may self-register online in the FCC PeopleSoft Student Center

d. In Person:
Visit the FCC Welcome Center in Jefferson Hall (J-101) to register in person. 
Please remember to bring:
   • Photo ID
   • Permission to enroll/transient student form and/or transcripts

e. Mail:
Mail your Permission to Enroll form from your home institution to:
Frederick Community College
Attn: Registration
7932 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD  21702

If all prerequisites are satisfied for desired course(s), online registration permission is granted and students notified by email.  Upon receipt of online registration permission, students may self-register online in the FCC PeopleSoft Student Center
 
Step 5: Pay your bill.
Student Accounts
Students must arrange payment prior to payment due dates.
 
Step 6: Buy books.
 
Step 7: After you have completed your course/s, request an FCC transcript to transfer your FCC credits to your primary college.
 
Visiting Student FAQs:
 
How much do tuition and fees cost?
Tuition & Fees

Am I guaranteed a seat?
Please note- seats are not held/reserved. Students must register for course(s) online in the FCC PeopleSoft Student Center or in-person to secure seats in courses.

What if I decide not to attend FCC?
If you decide not to attend FCC, please withdraw from classes using the online system.

How may I obtain a copy of the course syllabus?
Students may contact the appropriate Academic Office Manager to obtain syllabi.

May I use Financial Aid from my home college to pay for my FCC class(es)?
FCC Financial Aid and Consortium Information

How do I obtain a parking pass and student ID card?
Registered students may visit the FCC Welcome Center in Jefferson Hall (J-101) with photo ID to obtain their FCC parking pass and student ID card.  There are no additional costs for the parking pass and ID card.

I’m a visiting student, may I graduate with a degree or certificate from FCC?
Some visiting students may meet the requirements for Reverse Transfer graduation. Please contact the Associate Registrar  at 301-846-2655for more information.
 
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Contact Us

Registration & Records Office
Jefferson Hall, J-101
301.846.2431
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Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 
 
 
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