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How To Apply

The path to your academic and career success starts with applying for admission into Pima. Use this handy checklist to guide you through the process. Ask us anytime you're unsure what to do. We're here to help you get on the path to success.



Apply for admission

It's quick and easy to apply for admission to PCC. You have several ways to do this.

You can also request a printed application at any campus student services center or by calling 206-4500.

Apply online

Download application PDF

Apply for financial aid

All students should apply for financial aid.  Pima staff can help you understand the forms and deadlines for applying for financial aid and veterans' benefits. It's important you meet priority deadlines, so you will be eligible for the widest range of both federal and college-based aid.

About Paying for School


Take Assessments

  • Take reading, writing and math assessments at any campus student services center. Assessments are an important step in your course selection and placement.  One way to prepare is to review these sample questions
  • Bring a photo ID and allow two to three hours to complete the assessments.

Take assessments


Get Ready and Register


Participating in an orientation will help you confidently launch your college career.

New Student Orientation


Register for classes either

  • online using your MyPima Academics tab, or
  • in person at any campus student services center.

Register using MyPima


Pay for Classes

You can pay for classes in several ways:

  • In person at any campus student services center.
  • Mail your non-cash payment to:
    Pima Community College Student Accounts Office
    4905 Broadway Blvd
    Tucson AZ  85709-1225

  • With a payment plan

Paying for School


Next Steps

Get a PCC Student ID card

Get a PCC Student ID Card at any campus student service center.

Get your student ID

Get textbooks

Find your textbooks online:

  • click on the Academics tab in MyPima
  • look for the "Book List" channel
  • click on the course you want to look at books for

Visit the bookstore's website
Visit a campus bookstore to purchase your textbooks

Find your books online via MyPima