Getting started after you apply: The testing, advising and registration process

A photo of the registration desk area with text that reads "Getting started after you apply. Testing, advising and registration."

So you’ve applied and been accepted to Kellogg Community College. Congratulations! What happens next?

Check out the video embedded below to walk through the KCC enrollment process in less than 10 minutes. The video covers the placement testing, advising and registration processes at KCC, including information about where and when you can test, how to schedule an appointment with an advisor, and how to register for classes and set up a payment plan.

This video is the fourth of several online tours of the KCC admissions process scheduled through the month of August. Click here to view the first post of the series, posted July 27; click here to view our Aug. 6 post on the accessibility, affordability and transferability of KCC; and click here to view our Aug. 13 post offering a virtual tour of KCC’s Hub to meet the Admissions and Financial Aid staff.

Still thinking about starting classes at KCC this fall but haven’t started the process yet? There’s still time! The first step is to apply. Our simple application process is free and can be completed entirely online. Students who would like assistance navigating the enrollment or registration processes can contact the Admissions office at or 269-965-4153 or schedule an appointment on our website at

Upcoming Online Tours

Check this blog, the KCC Facebook page and the KCC YouTube channel throughout the month of August for more information and video tours covering the KCC admissions process, including:

  • An Aug. 25 announcement about the selection of the new student who will receive the three free credit hours
  • Information relevant to the first day of fall classes on Aug. 31

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, KCC will continue to offer virtual services to students, including both remote and in-person meetings with students and prospective students by appointment. Visit for contact information for various KCC departments as well as links to online scheduling tools.

The first classes of KCC’s Fall 2020 semester begin Aug. 31, and the semester ends Dec. 18. For information about signing up for fall classes, visit