At Kirtland’s locations in Roscommon, Gaylord, West Branch and global online, we offer training and degree programs designed to prepare you for success in a variety of careers. Whether you’re looking for certification training, an associate degree, or planning to transfer to a four-year school, Kirtland is ready to prepare you for your future.
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Apply for Admission to Kirtland, it’s FREE!
Submit a complete Kirtland application to the Office of Admissions.
Apply online for admission to Kirtland Community College
Apply for Financial Aid
The Office of Admissions will send you a letter of acceptance within ten business days. The letter will contain necessary information including your student ID number and your password for the myKirtland website.
Also included in your acceptance letter will be a transcript request form(s). It is your responsibility to have your high school and college transcripts sent to Kirtland for evaluation prior to registering for your classes. Have an official copy of your transcript(s) sent directly to: Office of Admissions, Kirtland Community College, 10775 N Saint Helen Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653. You are responsible for all fees.
Provide Proof of Residency
All students are required to provide proof of residency of their current legal address. Residency proof must have student’s name on it and be submitted to the Admissions Office, before they can register for classes.
Acceptable proof includes: driver’s license, verifiable rent receipts (if rent receipts are not available, a notarized letter from the landlord will be accepted), a dated lease agreement, voter’s registration card, place of residence property tax receipt, or Secretary of State identification card. Verifiable rent receipts must contain all the following information: the address of the property being rented; the date of payment; signature, address and phone number of the landlord.
Orientation, Advising and Registration (OAR)
All students NEW to Kirtland are required to attend an OAR session. During an OAR session, you’ll take a placement test that determines your placement in English and Math classes, meet with an academic advisor and register for classes.
Determining Placement in English and Math
Questions should be directed to (989) 275-5000, ext. 284.
Incoming students with ACT scores – ACT test must have been taken within the past four years. Scores must be 21 or higher in English, reading, and math. If scores in these areas are lower, you will need to take the COMPASS Placement Test.
Meeting with an Academic Advisor
New students are REQUIRED to meet with an academic advisor. An academic advisor is assigned to you by your program of study. At the conclusion of your orientation session you will meet with an advisor prior to registering for semester classes.
Register for Classes
Once you meet with an academic advisor, you need to register for classes. New incoming students will register at the conclusion of their orientation.
Parental Consent Form
All students under the age of 18 must submit a Parental Consent Form with their application.
If you are 18 years old or older, you may skip this step.
Pay for classes
Please visit our payment due dates and options page for more information.
Please note – If you have not received your award letter from financial aid, you are still responsible for payment by the due date or you will be dropped from your classes.
Go To Class and Get Involved
- Be sure to check myKirtland to view your schedule and verify the times and locations of your classes.
- Use the Campus Map to locate the buildings your classes are in.
- Visit Tutoring and Student Success to see the resources that are available to you.
- The Kirtland Community College Library is a great place to study and find resources to help with your studies.
Student ID Card
Pick up your student ID card in the Careers in Emergency Services office in the lower level of the Administration building. Student ID cards are issued at your request after the semester begins. Remember to bring a picture ID with you to pick up your student ID card and start using it to get discounts at local retailers!