Steps to Enroll

These steps are for students planning to enroll at an ECC location or online.

Students planning to take dual credit courses at a high school location should check with their high school instructor for enrollment details, rather than complete the steps below.

1. Complete Application for Admission.

  • Students who plan to enroll in courses at ECC locations or online should choose Dual Enrollment on the Application for Admission.
  • Students who plan to enroll in courses at their high school should choose Dual Credit on the Application for Admission.
  • Students under age 17 need to complete the additional Special Admissions Form.

2. Send unofficial high school transcript.

3. Enroll with an advisor.

  • Email, or call 636-584-6588 to discuss the course(s) you wish to take.
  • We can help you choose courses to meet your needs and typically recommend general education, CORE 42 classes.
  • Click here to search our course schedule.

4. Activate your MyECC account, and start checking your ECC FalconMail email account.

  • You will receive your login information by mail, within a week of submitting your Application for Admission.
  • Click the MyECC link at the top of our homepage to activate your account.
  • As a college student, you are expected to check your email frequently.

5. Pay for courses by the payment deadline.

  • You can pay online through your MyECC account, in person, or by calling the Cashier’s Office at 636-584-6739.

6. Purchase course material.

7. Attend class. 

  • We strongly recommend that you review How to Succeed at ECC prior to the start of your coursework.
  • Please note: Students who do not attend class or participate in an online class within the first 14 days will be dropped for non-attendance.