7 Steps to Get Started at Peninsula College

Start Your Future Today!

You’re headed in the right direction—just follow these steps and you’ll soon be on the way to discovering your own unique place in the world.

1Discover PC
Explore the programs and degrees Peninsula College offers.

2Apply / Reapply
Apply online or in person (Clock tower Building D). There is no application fee.

The earlier the better...apply now online or request a paper version from Student Services. Once your application has been processed you will receive a response email/letter that will include your Student Identification Number (SID) and global PIN.

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If you have credits from a previous college(s):

Part 1:  Order all prior college official transcripts to be sent to Peninsula College at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles WA 98362. Prior college(s) will have their own official transcript request forms (often on their websites) and often have a fee or you could use this Prior Institution Request for Transcript Form.

Part 2:  Complete this online Transcript Evaluation Request Form to have your prior college credits evaluated towards a Peninsula College degree.

3Find Money
Plan ahead and do this at the same time as steps 1-7.
Applying for financial aid and scholarships is a process, not a single step.

Apply for Financial Aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Be aware of the deadlines!

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4Take Placement Test
To enroll in classes, an evaluation of your skills is required. Take the test and/or submit transcripts for review.

If you have placement scores from another college please have them faxed to
(360) 417-6416.

Drop-in Testing Schedule »

5Get Oriented
New students must complete New Student Orientation on campus before advising and registering for classes. Online Orientation is available for students who live out of the area.

Sign up for a New Student Orientation session.

6Advise and Register
Meet with an advisor to create your roadmap for success and register for classes.

After placement testing and advising orientation schedule an advising appointment with Student Development to discuss classes, create your educational plan, and register for classes. NOTE: If your official transcripts evaluation of potential transfer credits hasn’t processed yet, please bring an unofficial transcript to your advising appointment.

Schedule Advising Appointment »

After advising you will use your SID and registration PIN to register online.

Register for Classes Online »

7Pay Tuition
Make sure to pay on time. Missing the due date will mean missing out on the classes you registered for.

Pay your tuition and fees with the online payment option, in person or by mail. A payment plan option is available.

Payment Options »