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Degree Certificate Seeking Students

Ready to get started at Sinclair? Follow the steps below to find out how to begin your degree or certificate.  All steps can be completed at any Sinclair location! Form more information, visit

Apply for Admission

Complete your application at


Apply for Financial Aid

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

Use Sinclair's school code: 003119


Visit Campus or Connect with an Admissions Counselor

Learn more about the exceptional programs offered at Sinclair, discover your next steps to enrollment, and explore campus during a tour. Schedule your visit at


Check your Sinclair Email

Visit to check your email often. This is where you will receive important updates about  registration and financial aid.


Determine your Course Placement 

Speak with an Admissions Counselor or Enrollment Specialist to make sure you get started in the right  math and English courses. They will help you determine if you need to take a placement test.


Meet with an Academic Advisor

Meet with your Academic Advisor to develop your academic plan (MAP). This is also a great time to discuss prior learning assessment options (e.g., CLEP, AP, portfolio-based).

Visit to learn more. 

Complete How to Succeed in eLearn 

Learn how to navigate Sinclair's learning management system, eLearn, which is used in many of our classes.  Completing How to Succeed in eLearn is required before you can register for classes.  Learn more or get started by visiting


Register for Classes

Register for classes at


Attend New Student Orientation

Learn more about orientation at


Pay your Tuition and Fees 

Make your payment at or learn more about payment options at


Buy your Books Online

Order your books at

Questions? Contact Admissions at or (937) 512-3675

  • Last Revised: 08/03/2022