New Student Checklist

Incoming Student at Admissions Office

Want to attend Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) and take that next step in your education or career? Complete the checklist below to guide you from application to being registered for classes. If you have any questions along the way feel free to reach out to the contacts below or live chat now by clicking the Chat Now image below.

1. Apply Online

  1. Complete the admissions application
  2. Submit transcripts showing proof of high school completion (or current high school transcripts if you have not graduated yet).
  3. Watch for your acceptance email and important information on next steps.

Contact
Admissions Office
admissions@stcc.edu
(413) 755-3333
Ira H. Rubenzahl Student Learning Commons (B19), Room 168

2. Access Your STCC Account

  1. Watch for your STCC Account Login email. Your STCC Account Login email will arrive 24 hours after you receive your acceptance email. It will be sent from usersupport@stcc.edu with the subject line "STCC Account Login Information-IMPORTANT!".
  2. Get Started with Your STCC Account

Contact
IT Student Help Desk
usersupport@stcc.edu
(413) 755-4016
ChatNow

3. Complete FAFSA & Explore Payment Options

  1. Complete FAFSA
  2. Make payment arrangements with STCC

Contact
Student Financial Services
sfs@stcc.edu
(413) 755-4214
Ira H. Rubenzahl Student Learning Commons (B19), Room 287

4. Submit Health Forms

  1. Submit Health Forms (all students)
  2. CORI/SORI Form (if required)
  3. Students accessing campus and enrolling in face-to-face or hybrid classes are required to submit written proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Contact
Health & Wellness Center
healthservices@stcc.edu
(413) 755-4230
Ira H. Rubenzahl Student Learning Commons (B19), Room 177

5. Attend New Student Orientation (NSO)

  1. Attend New Student Orientation

Contact
Admissions Office
admissions@stcc.edu
(413) 755-3333
Ira H. Rubenzahl Student Learning Commons (B19), Room 168

6. Take Placement Tests (if required)

  1. Learn more and find out if you're exempt

Contact
Testing & Assessment Center
testing-assessment-center@stcc.edu
(413) 755-4709
Ira H. Rubenzahl Student Learning Commons (B19), Room 238

7. Register for Classes

  1. Meet with an Academic Advisor
  2. Find a program and curriculum
  3. Check class schedules and register for classes

Contact
Academic Advising & Transfer Center
advisor@stcc.edu
(413) 755-4857
Ira H. Rubenzahl Student Learning Commons (B19), Room 232

8. Verify FAFSA & Make a Payment

  1. Verify FAFSA
  2. Make a Payment

Contact
Student Financial Services
sfs@stcc.edu
(413) 755-4214
Ira H. Rubenzahl Student Learning Commons (B19), Room 287

9. Obtain Ram Card- Student ID

Please note, that it may take up to an hour after you register for your classes for our system to update so we can create your RamCard.

In-person

  1. Visit Student Financial Services at Ira H. Rubenzahl Student Learning Commons (B19), Room 287. You can walk away with your ram card right away!

Online

  1. Take a photo of your valid government-issued ID (driver’s license, passport, state ID, etc).
  2. Upload the picture to the Student Financial Services dropbox (STCC Account login required).
  3. Verify that we have your correct mailing address on file.
    • Navigate to ARIES.
    • Click the User Options icon in the left sidebar. Options appear.
    • Click "User Profile". The User Profile page appears.
      User Profile screenshot
    • Make any necessary changes.
  4. Wait for the mail! The Student Financial Services department will create your Ram Card and mail it directly to you.

Contact
Student Financial Services
(413) 755-4214
sfs@stcc.edu

10. STCC With It!

Get engaged, get support, and succeed! You can find a full list of student supports and services on our Student Support Quick Links page.