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Admissions

Union County College Admissions

High School Graduates

Welcome

Welcome to Union County College. The 10 steps below are the recommended sequence of enrollment.

1. Submit Application

Welcome to Union County College’s admissions process. Click the continue to online application button to start your application.

Begin Application 

Already Applied? Check Application Status or Review Your Application

Your application may take a few days to be processed. In the meantime, you may continue to the instructions of document submission and applying for Financial Aid. Submit the following documents to the Admissions Department on the Cranford, Elizabeth or Plainfield campuses:

Submit final, official high school transcript or GED transcript

Submit SAT scores if you have taken the SATs

Submit AP scores if applicable

Submit immunization records

The State of New Jersey requires all full-time students born after December 31, 1936 to be immunized against Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Hepatitis B or prove that they meet one of the exemption requirements. Students must bring a copy of a certificate from a doctor or medical center showing proof of inoculations to the Admissions office on the Cranford, Elizabeth, Plainfield campus.


Official Documents Should Be Mailed to the Following Address:
Union County College
Office of Admissions
1033 Springfield Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016

2. Apply for Financial Aid

Complete your FAFSA-Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.gov. Union County College’s school code is 002643

Check your Union County College email to confirm receipt of your FAFSA

Log into Web Services to check for required documents and submit them to the Financial Aid Office

Review your Financial Aid Award on Web Services

3. Create your College Account

Check the email account that you provided in your application for instructions, username, and password

4. Take your Placement Test

Placement Test

A SAT score of at least 540 in Critical Reading and 530 in Math are necessary to waive the Placement Test.

5. Attend Orientation

Orientation is required for all first-time, full-time students entering the college during Fall or Spring.

6. Register for Classes

Steps before registration

Check academic calendar for registration dates

Plan your classes

Plan how you will pay for your tuition and fees

Steps at registration

Log in and register (after orientation)

Review and print your class schedule from your College account

Steps after registration

Check your college email and the college website often for class cancellations

Schedule changes

  • You can add classes until the last day of registration
  • You will not be charged for classes dropped prior to the start of the semester
  • Classes dropped after the start of the semester are subject to the College’s refund policy

7. Pay for your Classes

Tuition Payment plan. Students must visit the Office of Student Accounts to make the initial payment and to sign a promissory note to participate in the plan

Log in to your College account and check your balance

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Tuition and Fees

Purchase a parking permit

8. Obtain your Student ID

Bring a copy of your class schedule and a picture ID

Cranford – Student Services Center, Student Development Building

Elizabeth – Student Services Center, Lessner Building

Plainfield – Student Services Center, Logos Building

9. Buy your Textbooks and Supplies

10. Go to your First Class

Refer to your class schedule