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CC-Springfield New Students

1.     Complete your Financial Aid Application

(Domestic Students Only). To be eligible for federal financial aid, you must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and an officially Accepted student. Please complete your FAFSA and submit all required supporting documentation as soon as possible. Learn about financial aid and apply. It is important to complete this task as soon as possible.

2.    Log into MyCC

You will need to access the MyCC portal frequently as a student to register for classes, make payments, check financial aid documents and much more.  Here are    instructions on How to Access MyCC as a New User.  You will need your student ID number (found on your acceptance email) to log into the system.


3.     Contact your admissions counselor for registration instructions*


4.     Attend Orientation

Orientation will take place on Wednesday, September 5th at 6pm or Saturday, September 8th at 11am. 

Graduate School of Psychology and Counseling's orientation will be Saturday, September 8th at 12pm. 

Please RSVP to Samantha Uelmen for orientation date: Samantha.Uelmen@cambridgecollege.edu.  Student ID photos will be taken during orientation.  

5.     Submit a health insurance waiver, if applicable, September 30th.   

This applies to ALL students attending a location in Massachusetts.  Undergraduate students taking 9 or more credits or Graduate students taking 6 or more credits will be assessed the health insurance charge for the on their accounts. Students who do not require the College's health plan must submit a waiver through Gallagher Koster. For more information regarding the annual cost and how to waive out or enroll, please visit our student health insurance site.  


6.     Pay your Tuition due by September 3rd.  

Tuition statements will be mailed on August 3rd.  If you register after payment due date, payment is due within 5 days of registering for classes.  $100.00 late will be applied to your account if you have not one of the following: 1. applied and completed financial aid steps, 2. secured a payment plan 3. OR paid tuition in full. 

September 17th is the last day to add classes for the Fall semester or drop classes for full reimbursement of tuition.   

You can review your bill on MyCC Student Portal, on the finance tab, click on course and fee statement.


7.     Parking is available for students in Cambridge College Tower Square Parking Garage  

The fee is $100 per semester which is added to your business statement. Should you choose to opt out of parking in the garage, you must complete a parking waiver (available at the front desk) no later than September 17th. 

9.     Tutors are available if needed

Both writing and math tutors are available for no additional cost at the Springfield Regional Center.  Simply sign up at the front desk for an appointment.

10.     Check your student email frequently.  

Important information will be sent to your student email address regarding financial, academic and student support.  An email address will be created within 24 hours after registering for classes.  Please see our Information Technology Orientation Page on how to access your student email.

11.     Contact Student Support Offices, if needed:   

Disability Services- Please note some accommodations may take up to 2 weeks arrange


*Additional Steps for International Students


1.     Obtain your I-20, if you are an F1 International Student

All international students wishing to obtain, maintain, or regain Active F1 status through matriculation in a Cambridge College program of study must receive a Cambridge College I-20 prior to registering for classes. Upon acceptance, you should receive an email from the International Office detailing your next steps for receiving your I-20. Note: You will not be able to register for classes until authorized by the International office. 


2.     Complete the Online New International Student Check-In session

At the start of the first term of study, all new F1 international students are required to complete the online New International Student Check-In session, where you will learn all of the rules and regulations surrounding maintaining Active F1 status, and about the culture and expectations of the U.S. classroom.