Free Fall Semester for First-Time Students | SCC

Free Fall Semester for First-Time Students

Try SCC for free this fall. Like really, really free. 

We want to give all first-time students an opportunity to try SCC for free this Fall 2021 semester. Yes, completely free. $0. Zilch. Nada.

all first time students can take a free semester at scc for free. zero. zilch. nada.What's included:

  • Tuition (up to 15-credit hours. 6-credit hour minimum). Only program applicable courses. 
  • BuildSmart fees.
  • Online course charges.
  • Digital content fees.
  • Books.

*Who's eligible:

  • Any first-time credential-seeking Kentucky resident.
  • Any graduated senior in class of 2021 (including those that have taken SCC dual credit classes).
  • Any first-time student who took a free summer class at SCC this year.
  • Partial credit students (example: students who have taken a Workforce Solutions class for .1 credit hour).
  • CDL program is eligible, paying up to six-credit hours and the BuildSmart fee (equivalent to $1,122.00).

Exclusions: Other KCTCS college students, SCC Lineman program, visiting students and current high school students are ineligible. Program kits, tools and optional books/resources not included. 

*Eligible students must take classes through SCC and have an SCC location listed as their home campus. This promotion is a “last-dollar” tuition scholarship. That means after all other financial aid or third-party payments (excluding students loans) are applied, the scholarship will cover the remaining tuition balance.

How to get started:

  1. Fill out an application for admission at SCC and have a complete admissions file.
  2. Complete a 2021-2022 FAFSA and have a complete financial aid file. (If not eligible to complete a FAFSA, please contact 
  3. Decide what classes you want to take. Try using the new SCC Class Search!
  4. Enroll with an advisor.
  5. Take your free fall semester classes.
  6. Pass.
  7. Be on your way to a Better Life.

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