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Admissions

Students at SIC

REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR FALL 2020

Appointments are REQUIRED for any student that wishes to meet with student services staff.  Please visit www.sic.edu/admissions/student-appointment-protocol for more information. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding.

SIC has created a YouTube video with an interactive tutorial for registration. Current AND new student registration processes are highlighted. Please check out the video by visiting: https://youtu.be/-kRxg2vk0co


APPLY FOR ADMISSION

PROVIDE PROOF OF RESIDENCY

You may take a picture of any (only one is necessary) of the following items on a smartphone and email to admissions@sic.edu:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Voter’s registration card
  • Vehicle registration
  • Property taxes
  • Utility bills

Any item you provide must have your name and current street address, and also must be issued at least 30 days prior to the first day of classes.
NOTE: If you have graduated from an in-district high school within the past 3 years, your final official transcript can be used as proof of residency.
Please contact admissions@sic.edu with any residency questions.

REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS/GED SCORE SHEET

  • Contact your high school and request a sealed FINAL transcript (must include graduation date) be sent to us. For students still in high school, a transcript will NOT be considered final until you have graduation and a date is entered.
  • If you obtained a GED, you will need to contact the test administrator to inquire about the process of requesting your GED transcript. In Illinois, GED scores are maintained by the Regional Office of Education.
  • If you need to send us a college transcript, you will need to contact the institution(s) you attended in order to request an OFFICIAL copy.
    NOTE: If you completed at least 30 credit hours at a regionally-accredited institute of higher education, the Admissions Office does NOT require an official high school transcript as well (unless the high school transcript it necessary for placement or prerequisite purposes).
  • Please contact admissions@sic.edu with any transcript questions.

COMPLETE PLACEMENT TESTING
All new or re-entering students must contact an academic advisor before registering for courses. Upon reviewing your high school and/or college transcripts and SAT/ACT scores, you may be required to take the NextGen Accuplacer placement examination.
NOTE: If you have previously completed an Accuplacer placement exam, test scores are valid for 3 years.
If mandated by an advisor, please email testing@sic.edu with the following instructions to sign up for remote placement testing:

  • First and Last Name
  • Address
  • Student ID number (please contact admissions@sic.edu if you do not have this)
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Birthdate
  • Which sections of the exam you need to take:
    1) Entire exam (Writing, Reading, and Mathematics)
    2) Only one or two of the three sections listed above

There is no charge for the test. You are exempt if you have an ACT composite score of 20 or above, have previous college credit in English or math with a C or above, or have a degree from a college or university.

Please contact advising@sic.edu to see if you are required to take the placement exam. Please contact testing@sic.edu to sign up for a remote placement exam.

REGISTER FOR CLASSES
CURRENT STUDENTS:

  • Current SIC students may register via their MySIC accounts OR by emailing (from the student’s Falconmail account) an academic advisor at advising@sic.edu.
  • Students are NOT able to register for courses with certain pre-requisite requirements via MySIC. In these cases, students MUST email advising@sic.edu or admissions@sic.edu for permission to enroll.
  • Please contact advising@sic.edu for any registration questions.

NEW or RE-ENTERING STUDENT(not enrolled for a year):
Contact an academic advisor to register for classes.

  • Please setup an appointment.Visit www.sic.edu/admissions/student-appointment-protocol for more information.
  • If you are using a personal email accounts (i.e. Google, Yahoo) to contact an advisor, you will be asked to authenticate your identity by providing your date of birth and the last four digits of your social security number.
  • Upon reviewing your high school and/or college transcripts and SAT/ACT scores, you may be required to take the NextGen Accuplacer placement examination.
    NOTE: If you have previously completed an Accuplacer placement exam, test scores are valid for 3 years.
  • If mandated by an advisor, please email testing@sic.edu with the following instructions to sign up for remote placement testing: First and Last Name Address Student ID number (please contact admissions@sic.edu if you do not have this) Email address Phone number Birthdate Which sections of the exam you need to take: Entire exam (Writing, Reading, and Mathematics) Only one or two of the three sections listed above
  • Please contact advising@sic.edu to see if you are required to take the placement exam. Please contact testing@sic.edu to sign up for a remote placement exam.

AFTER YOU REGISTER
Find out what to do after you have registered.  Find out how to setup your online accounts, get your student ID card, parking permit, apply for financial aid, and get your books for class. 

Note: Current students may change majors or update personal information (address, telephone number) by emailing (from the student’s Falconmail account) admissions@sic.edu. Current students also have the option to update their personal information via their MySIC accounts (major changes cannot be submitted via MySIC). Please contact admissions@sic.edu for any change of major or personal update questions.