In this Section
- New Students
- Transfer to FRCC
- Returning Students
- Military & Veterans
- Guest Students
- International Students
- High School Students
- New Student Orientation
- Admissions & Applying FAQs
- Contact Admissions
Welcome to FRCC! From filling out your application to registering for classes and beyond, the steps below walk you through the process of becoming a student at FRCC.
New Student Enrollment Steps
Step 1: Apply to FRCC
Step 2: Log into Navigate & Complete Your To-Do Items
In Navigate, you can create course schedules, register for classes and make appointments with your advisor - all in one place.
- Check your email for your FRCC student number (S#) and initial login information. You should receive this approximately two days after submitting your application.
- Once you log in, you will click the To-Dos & Events tab to get started.
Step 3: Apply for Financial Aid
- Grants and scholarships (free money that does not have to be repaid)
- Loans (which you borrow and repay in the future)
- Work-study (money earned through a job on or off campus)
Filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the first step for applying for financial aid. Learn more about FAFSA and how to apply for financial aid.
- Students without citizenship status often qualify for state, institutional and private aid through the Colorado Application for State Financial Aid (CASFA). Get more information about CASFA
Apply for Colorado Opportunity Fund (COF). If you're a Colorado resident, the state will help you pay for FRCC tuition. All you have to do is apply. Learn how to apply for COF.
Apply for scholarships. Scholarships are a source of free money to help you pay for school. Discover what's required and how to apply for our merit- and need-based scholarships.
Step 4: Meet with Your Advisor
- Develop your educational plan
- Choose your major
- Select the right courses for your program.
- Connect with resources you may need within the college or within your community.
- Answer any transfer questions that you might have.
All new students must meet with their Pathways Advisors before registering for classes. You can schedule a new student advising appointment in Navigate or by calling your campus advising office:
- Boulder County Campus: 303-678-3722
- Larimer Campus: 970-204-8332
- Online Learning: 303-404-5513
- Westminster Campus: 303-404-5300
Step 5: Register for Classes
Step 6: Attend a New Student Orientation (NSO)
Step 7: Pay Your Bill
After You're Enrolled
You'll be ready to: