Document processing takes at least five (5) working business days, so please allow that time before checking your status. During the month of any document deadline, the processing time is slower due to the volume of materials we receive.
If we received any of your documents before you submitted an application you must resubmit those documents. It is your responsibility as the student to make sure your application documents are in order before the deadline.
Missing Items Letters
After we receive your application and fee payment, we will attempt to send you a missing items letter via email and the postal service. This letter will confirm which application documents have not been received or processed by the date the letter was sent. Below is a key for common missing items to help you make sense of what is still needed to complete your application:
Declaration of Intent: A copy of your Declaration of Intent to homeschool that was filed with the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE). The copy must list your unique electronic signature code provided by the GaDOE. Click HERE for more information regarding homeschooled student admission.
High School Transcript: A high school, GED, or other approved high school equivalency transcript. All transcripts must be official and submitted in a sealed, issuing-institution envelope.
Permanent Resident Card: In order to be eligible for out-of-state or in-state tuition rates, please present your Permanent Resident Card to Admissions/Student Affairs.
Placement Test: You must satisfy the admissions placement testing requirement by submitting acceptable Compass, ACT or SAT scores that are less than 60 months old or by taking the Compass placement test at CTC. Click HERE for more placement testing information.
Postsecondary Transcript: An official transcript from a previously attended, regionally accredited college/university. Your letter may list a specific college based on your application information. Please note that CTC requires transfer students to turn in official, sealed transcripts from all previously attended, regionally accredited colleges even if you do not list them on your application.
Transient Letter: A letter of permission from your home college/university that indicates you are eligible to take courses on a temporary basis at CTC. (For transient students only.)
Verification of High School Graduation: A required evaluation report for applicants who have earned a diploma from a secondary school located outside the U.S. These reports must be submitted in a sealed envelope from an approved evaluation company. Click HERE for a list of approved evaluators.
Verification – Lawful Presence: A document that proves you are lawfully present in the U.S. that must be submitted for in-state tuition eligibility. For more information on what satisfies this requirement, click HERE.
Non-Degree Seeking Students may see the following items:
Non-Degree Seeking Student Waiver Form: A waiver you must sign to acknowledge the terms of entering as a Non-Degree-Seeking student. You may view this form HERE.
Non-Degree Seeking Student Registration Documents: A test score report or an unofficial college transcript that serves as proof you have met the admissions placement testing requirement and course prerequisites.
Still have questions?
If none of the above applies or you still have questions regarding the status of your application, please send an email including your full name, Student ID number and your question to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an email response within 48 business hours.
For a full explanation of the application processing cycle, see Admissions Tips & Hints.