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Salish Kootenai College extends our heartiest welcome to you. If you are thinking of attending our College, think no more. Salish Kootenai College has an "open door" policy for anyone 16 years and older, and offers variety of programs with Baccalaureate, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science Degrees, and Certificate programs. We are very proud of our College campus and its facilities. Classes are small and you will get much individual attention. We will work hard to help you be a successful student with our numerous services and caring faculty and staff.  We have state of the art classroom equipment, nice buildings, and attractive campus grounds. The beautiful Mission mountains serve as a wonderful backdrop to our campus. We do hope that you will have a successful experience here and will complete the program of study you choose. 


STEPS TO GETTING STARTED AT SKC

1.   Click on theREQUEST INFORMATION link to the left
        You would receive a catalog and additional
          documents that will help you enroll at SKC.
 
2.    You can schedule a visit to our beautiful campus or
          ask that someone contact you by clicking on the
        CONTACT US-SCHEDULE A VISITlink.
 
3.   When you are ready, you can fill out an application
        online by clicking on the APPLY ONLINElink.
 
4.   You may need to apply for Financial Aid.  Click
        on the FASFA link to the right under the
        Finacial Aid headingfor more info.
 
5.   Wait for your application to be processed,
        than you can register for classes!
 

 

FASFA APPLICATION INFORMATION

All students applying for FAFSA 2017-18 school year - PLEASE create an FSA ID and complete the FAFSA application 

 

For additional assistance with Financial Aid, please contact: 

 

  * Silas Perez - Financial Aid Assistant - (406) 275-4857 or email: silas_perez@skc.edu 

  * Chastity Wagner - Financial Aid Assistant - (406) 275-4854 or email: chastity_wagner@skc.edu 

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: PLEASE READ, SKC ADMISSIONS POLICY

SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE ADMISSIONS POLICY

 

Effective Fall 2011

(Board Approved March 2011) 

Summary: This is a two-part Admissions policy approved modification:

Part I: Degree-Seeking students must have a "Completed Admissions File" before registering for classes; and

Part II: "Safety & Security" section for collecting information on students/potential applicants with felonies. This is supplemental to add to the existing change in Housing and Employment where applicants are asked whether they have felonies. 

 Part I

Applying for Admissions for Degree-Seeking Students:

All Degree-Seeking Applicants are required to have a "Completed Admissions File" prior to registering for classes. A "Completed Admissions File" includes all items listed below (#1-9):

  1. 1. SKC Admissions Application
  2. 2. Proof of submitting a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by providing a copy of your SAR.
  3. 3. One of the following three:
  4.   Official High School transcript with a graduation date.
  5.   b. Official General Education Certificate (G.E.D) with completion date; or 
  6.     Official document verifying Ability to Benefit standard has been met.
  7. 4. Official transcript from other institution(s) of higher education (if applicable).
  8. 5. Declaration of Major form.
  9. Proof of Immunization. Students born before January 1, 1957 must have a T.B. skin test within the last five years. Students born after December 31, 1956 must provide documentation for T.B. Skin test taken within the last five years and two doses of the (MMR) measles, mumps, rubella vaccine. A health care provider signature is required to verify immunizations.
  10. Verification of Residency, if a Montana Resident.
  11. Official Tribal Certification. This is required for Tribal Members of a federally recognized tribe, and first or second-generation descendentsof a federally recognize tribe.
  12. TABE Assessment completed (transfer students with 30 or more transfer credits that have taken and passed Math and English are exempt from taking the TABE)

Any students intending to enroll in any of the following programs must also complete an additional admissions application for any of the following majors:

  • Highway Construction
  • Social Work
  • Nursing
  • Dental

 

Applying for Admissions for Non-Degree Seeking Students:

All Non-Degree Seeking Applicants are required to complete the "SKC Admissions Application" prior to registering for classes. All other items (items #2 - 8) are also required but can be submitted shortly after registration:

  1. SKC Admission Application (required prior to registration)
  2. One of the following three: 
  3.   Official High School transcript with a graduation date.

 

  1.   b. Official General Education Certificate (G.E.D) with completion date; or 
  2. Official document verifying Ability to Benefit standard has been met.
  3. Official transcript from other institution(s) of higher education (if applicable).
  4. Declaration of Major form.
  5. Proof of Immunization. Students born before January 1, 1957 must have a T.B. skin test within the last five years. Students born after December 31, 1956 must provide documentation for T.B. Skin test taken within the last five years and two doses of the (MMR) measles, mumps, rubella vaccine. A health care provider signature is required to verify immunizations.
  6. Verification of Residency, if a Montana Resident.
  7. Official Tribal Certification. This is required for Tribal Members of a federally recognized tribe, and first or second-generation descendentsof a federally recognize tribe.
  8. Non-Degree seeking students taking English and/or Math MUST take the Placement Test.

 Part II

 

New requirement for students and potential applicants with felonies

SKC requires completing the "Saftey and Security" section of the Admissions application, which requests information as to whether the applicant has a felony (Sexual or Violent).

An Affirmative response to any of these questions will not automatically prevent admission, but you will be asked by the Admissions Office to provide additional information. A campus committee to ensure campus safety will review this information. Any falsification or omission of data may result in a denial of admission or dismissal.