How to Apply - Veteran

Veteran Student

Welcome Veterans! Cecil College is committed to serving those who have served us! We thank you for your dedication to our country.

Admissions steps to Cecil College are provided below. As a veteran, you will need to apply for admission to the College and for Veterans Educational Benefits. All the resources you need are right here! We look forward to meeting your educational goals! Questions? Contact us!



  1. Complete the Admissions Application, apply for Veterans Educational Benefits, and visit the Admissions Office
    • Apply online today! Paper applications are available in the Schedule of Classes and at the North East Campus and Elkton Station.
    • Apply today for Veterans Educational Benefits.
    • Meet with an Admissions Representative in the Admissions Office, North East Campus, Building A, Room A201. Hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.
  2. Apply for Financial Aid
    • Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is required for all financial aid disbursed by Cecil College.
    • Apply for Cecil Foundation scholarships.
  3. Submit Test Scores and Transcripts
    • Have official test scores (SAT, AP, ACT) and transcripts from any college attended sent to Cecil College, Records and Registration, One Seahawk Drive., North East, MD 21901
  4. Take Skills Assessments
    • Complete the math, reading and writing assessments on the North East Campus, Engineering and Math Building, Room 310. Waivers may apply.
    • Bring your Social Security number and Photo ID.
    • Each skills assessment takes approximately 45 minutes. Please allow yourself 2-3 hours to take all 3 subject assessments if necessary.
  5. Meet with an Advisor
    • Come to the advising center to meet with an advisor for degree planning, academic support, and transfer information. Your assigned advisor is identified in your acceptance letter; however, any advisor can assist you. Walk-in's only; No appointments necessary.
  6. Register for Classes
    • Register for classes at MyCecil or on-site at the North East campus or Elkton Station.
  7. Make Payment Arrangements
    • Payment is due at the time of registration. Click here to get more information about tuition, fees, and payment options.
  8. Attend Student Orientation
    • Meet other new students, receive vital information, and connect with the Cecil community!