Application Help - Creating Account

#1 Start here: Creating an application account

Written By Ron Coller (Administrator)

Updated at March 24th, 2023

Applying to KCC is the first step of your educational journey. We have a wide selection of programs to meet your needs and put you on the pathway to an amazing career.

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Step 1: Open an internet browser and go to and click on Start Application

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Step 2: Choose either a standard Application or Dual Enrollment/Early College Application

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Step 3: Create an account, enter your personal email address and create a secure password, confirm your password. Enter your Legal First and Last Name. Enter your 8 digit birthdate (two for the month, two for the day, and four for the year)

Step 4: Creating account continued 

  1. Educational Goals: Select whether you wish to earn a degree and transfer or enter the work force. Or if you a Guest student taking a couple classes. Uncertain about educational goals or non-degree personal interest.
  2. Area of StudyChoose from one of the following 
    • Arts Communication & English
    • Business & Computer Information Technology
    • Early Childhood Education & Teacher Education; Health Sciences
    • Manufacturing, Skilled Trades, and Applied Technology;
    • Science, Mathematics & Engineering; or Social Sciences 
    • Human Services & Criminal Justice 
  3. Program of Study: Choose between and Arts or Science Degree
  4. Term: Select a term your planning to blaze your education trail (anticipated start term)
  5. Finally Create Account

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