Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.
Greeley, CO 80634
Additional information about senior education here
Type: 2-year or Community College
PERSONAL INTEREST CHECKLIST
HOW TO GET STARTED:
Step 1 - Apply for Admission to Aims
Complete the online application, or apply in person at any Aims location. On your application be sure to select, "Will not graduate or transfer, but will take classes for personal interest only."
Step 2 - Complete Orientation & Assessment, if needed
Complete the online New Student Orientation
The online New Student Orientation will help you get off to a good start at Aims. This is not mandatory for students taking classes for personal interest, but it may be helpful in explaining how things work at Aims.
Log into your myAims account, click on the Student tab, and click on the New Student Orientation link.
It's required if you are pursuing a degree or certificate, but all students are encouraged to participate.
You can view it anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace. Computer labs are available on all campuses if you don't have internet access.
Assess for college placement or provide transcripts
Assessment is only required for courses with prerequisites such as English, math and science. Assessment is not required for courses such as physical education, art, or conversational foreign language.
There are multiple options to share your assessment background:
High school transcript with overall GPA and English or math courses completed with a C or
ACT (Reading 17, English 18, Math 19)*
SAT (Before March 2016: Critical Reading/Verbal 430/440, Math 460; After March 2016: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 470, Math 500) *
Successful completion ("C" or higher) of an equivalent college-level math and/or writing course from a regionally accredited school **
Additional measures include the PARCC**, GED**, HISET**, TASC** and Accuplacer*. Please see the Assessment page for more information. You may send your transcripts or test scores to [email protected]
* Scores are valid for a period of three years from the date taken.
** Grades must be within the past 10 years.
Step 3 - Register
Register for Classes
Register online using the internal website "myAims".
If you are interested in auditing a class, you will also need to complete an Audit Request Form
Step 4 - Pay Tuition & Fees
Pay for classes
View your bill and financial aid status on your myAims account.
Complete one of the Payment Options by the posted Payment Deadlines.
Step 5 - Prepare for Classes
Prepare for classes
Buy books and supplies in the Aims bookstore or online.
Get a Student ID Card and Parking permit at the Student Leadership and Development Office:
GREELEY & WINDSOR: Visit the Greeley Student Leadership and Development Office, College Center, Rm. 130.*
FORT LUPTON & LOVELAND: Visit the campus to get your student ID card.
*Windsor students can obtain a parking permit at the Windsor Campus Safety desk in the WPSI.
Learn about services for students and how to use myAims.
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