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Steps that need to be taken before starting classes at ACM         
Downlaod a .pdf of the checklist

CHECK BOX Submit Admissions Application 

CHECK BOX Send an official copy of your high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores if taken.

Note: A final high school transcript is required upon graduation.  In addition, transcripts from other college attended must be submitted for evaluation.

CHECK BOX Early College Program Participants - get written permission letter from guidance counselor or high school principal.
Retrieve your username and password from your person email account.  This information is needed to log into various ACM systems including WebAdvisor and Academic Works.
CHECK BOX Schedule to take a campus tour and/or attend an open house. Consider doing this during your junior year of high school.
CHECK BOX Contact the Student Success Center to set up a time to take the placement assessment.
 You can be exempt from taking the placement assessment if you have taken the SAT and scored at least 500 on each section or the ACT and scored at least 21 on each section.  
CHECK BOX Review the ACM Foundation Scholarship Catalog and apply for scholarships online.
First deadline date is January 31st for the following fall and spring semesters.

CHECK BOX Complete the FAFSA -  online at   ACM's FAFSA Code is 002057
It is available beginning January 1st.  A priority date of February 15th is recommended but not required; the FAFSA should be completed as early as possible. 

CHECK BOX Complete the application for on-campus housing - Willowbrook Woods -- if interested in living the Cumberland campus. 
Early application deadline date is April 30th.

CHECK BOX Meet with an academic advisor to schedule courses.  Contact the Advising Center at 301-784-5654.  

CHECK BOX Set up a payment plan. Tuition and fees not covered by financial aid must be paid in full upon registering.  

CHECK BOX Attend a new student orientation session.  

CHECK BOX Buy textbooks and supplies. View course booklist and bookstore hours of operation