Whatever your reason for transferring to Columbia-Greene, we can help you reach your goal. Maybe you want to attend college closer to home or your academic goals have changed and C-GCC has a more appropriate major. Perhaps you want to save on tuition or make a fresh academic start.
Transfer students must complete the following requirements to determine admission to Columbia-Greene:
- Apply to C-GCCThe CGCC No Fee Application may be completed online, or you may print out and fax (518-822-2015) or mail the completed C-GCC Application form (PDF document requires Adobe Reader version 10 or higher – Get the latest Adobe Reader – link to Adobe.com opens in new window) to the Admissions Office.
- High School Or GED TranscriptPlease arrange to have official transcripts sent to the C-GCC admissions office. Official high school or GED transcripts are original, signed and sealed documents that come directly from your high school or the issuing state education department to C-GCC in a sealed envelope. New York State G.E.D. recipients may download a G.E.D. transcript request form here (link opens in a new browser window).
- College TranscriptsPlease arrange to have official transcripts sent to the C-GCC admissions office. Official college transcripts are original, signed and sealed documents that come directly from a college, university or post secondary school to C-GCC in a sealed envelope.
- Admissions InterviewApplicants are required to meet with an admissions counselor for entry into the human services program. Also, any student without a high school diploma or GED is required to have an admissions interview. All other students are encouraged to meet with a counselor, as research studies reveal that an interview assists students in making the transition to college.
- Information SessionsProgram Information Session attendance is required of all applicants for Automotive Technology and Nursing programs.
See our program information sessions page for details.
- Placement TestingAll applications are reviewed on an individual basis to determine the need for placement testing. Contact the admissions office for testing dates and times.
For more information about placement testing see our placement testing page.
- Financial AidAll applicants are encouraged to apply for financial aid. Financial aid applications are available on-line at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov (link opens new browser window to FAFSA page). Applicants are encouraged to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application For Federal Student Aid) simultaneously with the application for admission to the college.
- Immunization Records (due at time of registration)New York State Public Health Law 2167 requires all colleges and universities to provide all students with information about meningococcal meningitis disease risks and vaccination. All students (or studentsï¿½ parents or guardians, if the student is under age 18) must sign a form indicating that they have received information about meningococcal meningitis disease risks. The same form needs to be signed if the student (or parent, as applicable) chooses to decline the meningitis immunization or if the student has received the meningococcal meningitis immunization with in the past 10 years. Documentation must be submitted to the Director of Health Services.New York State Public Health Law 2165 requires college students who were born January 1, 1957, or later, to provide proof of immunization to measles, mumps, and rubella (mmr).All official documentation must be submitted to the Office of Health Services, room 200.