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Admissions and Records Virtual Information Sessions

Virtual Information Sessions that provide help with applying to IRSC, registering for New Student Orientation, and understanding residency and the MyPioneerPortal system are held Mondays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., and Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. until noon through August 13.

Information sessions for those interested in IRSC Bachelor's Degree programs take place each Tuesday in July from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Registration is required in advance at www.irsc.edu/event-sign-up. Once registered, IRSC will email details on how to log in to the event. Participants are welcome to join and exit the online session at any time.

Virtual Welcome Desks

Available Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Main Campus

Chastain (Stuart) Campus

Dixon Hendry (Okeechobee) Campus

Mueller (Vero Beach) Campus

Pruitt (Port St. Lucie) Campus


IRSC is a public, comprehensive college with a statewide and national reputation for excellence. In recognition of its unwavering focus on quality of instruction, student services, and academic support, and its commitment to providing a broadly accessible, superior learning environment, the Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C., awarded IRSC its highest honor—the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

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Begin your application for admission to IRSC by selecting your student type below:

If you have never before attended college—even if you have earned college credit through high school Dual Enrollment—you are considered a first-time student. Your high school diploma or GED®* guarantees you admission to IRSC.

APPLY STEP 1: PRE-ADMISSIONS QUESTIONNAIRE

If you have taken classes at IRSC before, including as a Dual Enrolled student, note that the College has moved to a new application system on June 24, 2020. Begin your new application with the Pre-Admissions Questionnaire.
 
 

*GED is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and administered exclusively by GED Testing Service LLC under license.

Welcome back to Indian River State College! We’re pleased that you are resuming your education, and we are committed to supporting your success as a returning student.

Students who have not been enrolled at the College within the last 12 months must reapply for admission.

APPLY STEP 1: PRE-ADMISSIONS QUESTIONNAIRE

Click here to learn more about the admissions process, or for instructions on how to view an application in progress or how to check your application status.

Complete Florida Scholarships

Additionally, Complete Florida has scholarships available for Florida residents who never completed a Bachelor’s degree, left IRSC in good standing for three (3) consecutive terms, and are returning to complete one of the following degrees:

  • Associate in Arts, University Transfer Degree
  • Associate in Science, Computer Information Technology
  • Associate in Science, Health Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Organizational Management
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science, Information Technology Management/Cyber Security
  • Bachelor of Science, Middle Grades Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science, Public Administration

Learn more at https://www.completeflorida.org/apply

Dual Enrollment  students simultaneously earn high school credit toward a high school diploma, along with college credit toward an Associate Degree or credit toward a career training certificate for an eligible course.


June 11, 2020 update:

Indian River State College has finalized the placement standards for Dual Enrollment students in the absence of common placement testing. These methods will go into effect immediately and will be used through December 31, 2020, or until common placement exams are made available.  

New Dual Enrollment students with an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher may enroll in SLS1101 (required) and CGS1060 (optional) for Summer B and Fall 2020 semesters with approval from their high school. 

Continuing Dual Enrollment students who maintain an unweighted 3.0 GPA should be placed in appropriate academic courses by using these alternative placement methods.


Applicants must meet with their high school counselor and then submit the following materials to any IRSC campus to register for classes. Forms are available from the high school or the enrollment center at any IRSC campus.

  • Dual Enrollment Application (Form 508), signed by an appropriate high school official, parent or legal guardian (if the student is under 18 years of age) and the student
  • Dual Enrollment/Collegiate High School Admission Registration Form (Form 68), signed by an appropriate high school official, parent or legal guardian (if the student is under 18 years of age) and the student

Dual Enrollment students must complete the Dual Enrollment Admissions process.

APPLY STEP 1: PRE-ADMISSIONS QUESTIONNAIRE

Eligibility Requirements

  • Have a minimum unweighted grade point average of 3.0 for any college-credit course and a minimum unweighted grade point average of 2.0 for career training clock-hour courses
  • Complete appropriate placement testing
  • Meet with an Indian River State College advisor to develop a Guided Pathway/Academic Plan

Placement Test Scores

All Dual Enrollment students are required to take a placement test before enrolling at IRSC. Students must achieve the minimum scores noted on either the ACT®, SAT® or P.E.R.T. to enroll in College Mathematics, English, Gordon Rule or other General Education Courses. Official ACT®, SAT® or P.E.R.T. scores must be sent directly to IRSC.

College-Level Minimum Scores:

  • Reading: ACT® 19; SAT® 24 (taken after 3/1/16); P.E.R.T. 106
  • Writing: ACT® 17; SAT® 25 (taken after 3/1/16); P.E.R.T. 103
  • Math: ACT® 19; SAT® 24 (taken after 3/1/16); P.E.R.T. 114

IRSC offers more than 20 Bachelor’s Degree programs—some offered entirely online—at tuition rates that are 40% less than Florida public universities and 88% less than private career institutions located on Florida’s Treasure Coast. View the Bachelor's Degree Programs at IRSC view book.

You must hold an Associate Degree to enroll in a Bachelor’s Degree program at IRSC. Those with an Associate in Science Degree may require some general education classes before enrolling in the Bachelor’s Degree of their choice.

To begin your application, complete the Pre-Admissions Questionnaire.

APPLY STEP 1: PRE-ADMISSIONS QUESTIONNAIRE

Click here to learn more about the admissions process, or for instructions on how to view an application in progress or how to check your application status.

If you are coming to IRSC from another two- or four-year post-secondary institution—in-state, out-of-state, or abroad—you are considered a transfer student. (Students who are transferring high school Dual Enrollment credits should select First Time in College student.)

APPLY STEP 1: PRE-ADMISSIONS QUESTIONNAIRE

Click here to learn more about the admissions process, or for instructions on how to view an application in progress or how to check your application status.

Students currently attending another college or university who wish to take one or more courses at Indian River State College and transfer their credit back to their "home" institution may be admitted as "transient" students. Transient students should be advised by their home institution regarding which courses to take at Indian River State College and to determine if they have satisfied the necessary course prerequisites.

Transient Students Presently Attending a Florida Public Institution

Complete and submit an online Transient Student Admission Application. This will serve as your application for admission to IRSC.

Transient Students Who Do Not Attend a Florida Public Institution

  1. Submit a transient student form or an official Letter of Good Standing from your home institution that states that (1) you are in good academic standing and (2) lists the course(s) in which you are eligible to enroll at Indian River State College. Send to transfereval@irsc.edu
  2. Complete the IRSC admissions process, beginning with the Pre-Admissions Questionnaire.

Degree-seeking students from all over the world study at Indian River State College. You must apply as an international applicant if you are not a United States citizen or a United States permanent resident and are interested in obtaining an F1 student visa and working toward a degree at IRSC.

International students seeking admission to IRSC must complete the online application for admission, pay the $30.00 USD application fee and submit all necessary documentation and test scores as outlined in the International Student Admission Packet at least three months prior to the first day of the semester in which they would like to begin their studies.

To begin your application, complete the Pre-Admissions Questionnaire. Then view International Student Services to complete the remaining steps for international student admissions.

APPLY STEP 1: PRE-ADMISSIONS QUESTIONNAIRE

 

Indian River State College welcomes our veterans with military-friendly classes, convenient course scheduling, and support services to help you reach your educational goals. IRSC Veterans Services helps eligible student veterans, reservists and their dependents understand and apply for educational benefits in compliance with the procedures and regulations of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

To begin the admissions process, submit an application, and then visit IRSC Veterans Services to research and apply for veteran benefits.

APPLY STEP 1: PRE-ADMISSIONS QUESTIONNAIRE

Whether you’re preparing for a career or picking up a new hobby, Indian River State College offers a variety of courses that can enhance your job skills or enhance leisure time learning. Before registering for classes, enroll as a professional development/non-degree student.

APPLY STEP 1: PRE-ADMISSIONS QUESTIONNAIRE

 

Whether you wish to earn a high school diploma, improve literacy skills, or learn English, Indian River State College provides you with all the support you need to advance. To apply for Adult Basic Education, General Education Development (GED*) or English as a Second Language (ESL) programs , submit an application, and then visit IRSC Adult Education Career Pathways for information on the rest of the admissions process.

APPLY STEP 1: PRE-ADMISSIONS QUESTIONNAIRE

*GED is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and administered exclusively by GED Testing Service LLC under license.

The Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) at IRSC provides a fast track to a teaching career for anyone who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in a field other than education. You can complete the program in less than a year with convenient day, evening and online classes. And, you’ll be well-prepared to become a highly qualified teacher with professional state certification.

STEP 1: Complete the IRSC admissions process online or any IRSC campus.

STEP 2: Complete the EPI Student Data Form and submit to Kim Chambley at kchamble@irsc.edu. 

STEP 3: Apply to the Florida Department of Education for a Statement of Status of Eligibility and submit a copy to Kim Chambley at kchamble@irsc.edu. This statement must show you as eligible for a temporary certificate before you can be admitted into the EPI program.

To obtain a Statement of Eligibility from the Florida Department of Education, apply online at http://www.fldoe.org/edcert or contact the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), Bureau of Educator Certification at edcert@fldoe.org to have an application mailed to you. You may also obtain an application from a local school district office.

To obtain a temporary certificate, choose only one subject area and pay the fee directly to FLDOE; be sure to submit official transcripts (directly from the institutions or in a sealed envelope) from ALL postsecondary institutions to the FLDOE.

IRSC workforce development programs include apprenticeship opportunities where students receive technical hands-on training from their employer and IRSC instruction in related coursework to advance their knowledge, skills and abilities. 

To learn more, contact:

  • Culinary Operations Apprenticeship Program: Carol Freeman Apprentice Coordinator, Culinary at 772-226-2511 or culinary@irsc.edu
  • Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship Program: Anna B. Hubbard, Ed.D., D.N.P., A.R.N.P., C.N.E. Dean, Health Science at 772-462-7544 or ahubbard@irsc.edu
  • All Other Apprenticeship Programs Donna Rivett Dean, Industrial Education at 772-462-7656 or drivett@irsc.edu 

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Contact Enrollment and Student Services

Sign into the Virtual Welcome Desk at your campus, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., to get answers to questions related to your application, registration, financial aid, student records and more:

Fall and Spring Semester Hours
Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Summer Semester Hours
Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., on Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Enrollment and Student Services is located in Building W, on Main Campus in Fort Pierce.

Directions

General Questions: 
info@irsc.edu or 1-866-792-4772

Student Admissions and Records:
records@irsc.edu or 1-772-462-7460

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