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Transfer Students

Transfer students are transferring credits from another college or university to PPSC. We are glad you are considering attending PPSC! Follow the steps below to become a readmitted student, or browse these resources to learn more about us.
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Transfer students are students transferring credits from another college or university to Pikes Peak State.

We are glad that you are considering attending Pikes Peak State College! Follow the steps below to become a transfer student at Pikes Peak.
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1. Apply for admission to Pikes Peak State

  • Applying to Pikes Peak State is free and there are no essays or tests required.
  • There is no application deadline, so you can apply anytime!*
  • It takes most students about 10 minutes to complete the online application.
  • If you've attended or applied in the past year, you are an active student and do not need to reapply.

Lightbulb graphic with blue backgroundIf you have questions about being a Pikes Peak student, or if you would like assistance completing your admission application, connect with our recruitment team.


2. Log into myPikesPeak Portal

myPikesPeak Portal is your hub for online student services at Pikes Peak State. After you apply, you will receive your Student ID number and instructions to log in to myPikes Peak Portal. 

Once you log in, you will find important tools to support your success including registration, financial aid, online classes, your class schedule, payment information, student email, and more!
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3. Complete New Student Orientation

Transfer students are encouraged to complete the orientation to learn valuable information to help them register for classes and succeed at Pikes Peak State. 

The orientation is offered on-demand online. It will help you though each of your next steps, and you can review it at any time for a refresher on the information that is covered. 

To access New Student Orientation:

  1. Log into myPikesPeak Portal.
  2. Click the "Student" tab at the top of the screen. 
  3. Click New Student Orientation to log in as a student.


4. Submit Official transcripts

Order and submit your official transcripts from all previous college classes to our Records Department.

Once your transcripts have been evaluated, check Degree Check to see how your credits transferred and applied to your degree at Pikes Peak.

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Need Help?

If you get stuck, have questions specific to your situation, or would just like one-on-one support, make an appointment with an academic advisor. They will teach you about resources to help you succeed, including planning for a degree, selecting classes, and registering. 

You will meet with an academic advisor virtually or by phone to plan your degree and talk about any necessary placement tests. 

Bring these with you to your academic advising appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • Any college transcripts (unofficial)
  • Your student number (S#) and myPikesPeak Portal password

If you graduated high school within the last five years, also bring:

  • High school transcripts (unofficial)
  • ACT and/or SAT scores
  • Official College Board transcripts (IB or college level courses)

5. Follow Your To-Do Items

Navigate To-Dos will help you keep track of the important tasks you need to complete before, during, and after a semester. Review and complete your personalized To-Do items, which may include preparing for registration, financial aid, degree planning, and more. 

To access your To-Do Items:

  1. Log in to myPikesPeak Portal.
  2. Click on the Navigate icon on your dashboard. 
  3. Select your To-Do list on the home page.
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6. Make a plan to pay for college

There are several ways that Pikes Peak students pay for their education.

1. Submit the FAFSA or CASFA
Financial aid is based on your income and offered in multiple forms: 

  • Grants (money you do not pay back)
  • Loans (money you must pay back)
  • Work Study (a type of student employment)
  • Scholarships (money you do not pay back)

Complete your FAFSA for the desired aid year OR update your FAFSA with Pikes Peak's school code: 008896. If you are not eligible to complete the FAFSA based on citizenship status, learn more about ASSET and complete the Colorado Application for Student Financial Aid (CASFA). 

If you need help completing the FAFSA, we encourage you to attend the FAFSA Lab or visit Centennial or Rampart Range campuses to meet with a financial aid advisor.

Learn more about Financial Aid

2. Apply for College Opportunity Fund (COF)
COF is a tuition contribution provided by the State of Colorado to students who meet the qualifications to receive in-state tuition rates.

Apply for COF

3. Apply for Scholarships
Apply for Pikes Peak State College scholarships using the general Pikes Peak State scholarship application. Keep an eye on the scholarships web page and your email for information on when the scholarship application is open.

Apply for Scholarships

4. Self-Pay

Pikes Peak State College offers multiple self-payment options.

7. Register for Classes

Class registration begins leading up to the fall, spring, and summer semesters. 

Spring 2024 semester: Registration opens October 30, 2023. Spring classes begin January 16, 2024.

Each semester has more than one part of term. View the academic calendars to see your options.

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Centennial & Rampart Range Campuses:
Monday | 8 am - 6 pm (5 pm - 6 pm remote services only)
Tuesday | 8 am - 6 pm (5 pm - 6 pm remote services only)
Wednesday | 8 am - 5 pm
Thursday | 8 am - 5 pm
Friday | 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday | Closed

Downtown Studio Campus:
Open only Tuesdays by appointment

Room A110, Aspen Building
5675 S. Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Room S102 
2070 Interquest Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Open for Enrollment Services & Admissions Counseling only on Tuesdays by appointment

Room S127
100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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