Sep 19, 2021  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

4 Steps to Becoming a QVCC Student

1. Apply for Admission

  • Complete the online Application for Admission. A paper application is available to submit with your $20 application fee by check, cash, or money order. New, readmit, and transfer students must complete an official application to the college. To apply online you need an email address and a credit card (Visa, Mastercard of Discover) to pay the application fee of $20.

    Admissions correspondence will be via the email you provide to the college. Future correspondence will be to your community college email address.
  • Submit final high school transcript, diploma or GED. Homeschooled students should submit a Homeschool Completion Form.
  • Submit immunization records for measles, mumps, and rubella if you were born after 1956. You will also need to submit immunization records for varicella (chicken pox) if you were born after 1979 (waived for students who are both non-degree and part-time). You must submit your immunization records before you will be allow to register for the semester. For further information and forms, refer to

2. Apply for Financial Aid

  • Applying for financial aid is made easier by having the following materials:
    • 2015 Student Federal income tax forms
    • 2015 Parent Federal income tax forms (dependent student)
    • 2015 W-2s
    • School codes - QVCC is 010530
    • Student and parents’ Social Security Numbers
  • Register for your PIN - Get your key to online financial aid at
  • Apply for aid - Fill out a FAFSA at

3. Take the Basic Skills Assessment

You need to schedule an appointment for the computerized Basic Skills Assessment (BSA), which is approximately two hours. If you meet the following criteria you are not required to take the BSA:

  • Students who have completed an associate, bachelor’s or higher college degree.
  • Transfer students who submit official transcripts showing proof of successful completion of both an English composition and college level mathematics course.
  • Non-degree students seeking to enroll in an occasional course for personal enrichment, or for no more than six (6) credits.
  • Students who have taken the SAT or ACT and scored at a level that makes them exempt:

    Eligible SAT scores:
    Critical Reading or Writing = 450 or higher
    Math = 500 or higher

    Eligible ACT scores:
    English = 21 or higher
    English and Reading = 47 or higher
    Math = 18-21

    Exemption form needs to be submitted to the Student Success Center along with required documentation.

4. Advising and Registration

  • New students are highly encouraged to meet with an advisor to select the courses appropriate for your degree and/or certificate.
  • Danielson Campus: Advisors are available in the Student Success Center C129 across from the cafeteria. Stop by or call 860-932-4008.
  • Willimantic Center: If you only plan on attending our Willimantic Center, advisors are available on a walk-in or appointment basis by calling 860-336-0900.
  • You must pay your college fees at the time of registration or be approved for financial aid.
  • For further information, students can call the Admissions Office at 860-932-4002.