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How to begin at Sinclair

Ready to take classes at Sinclair? Follow the steps below to find out how to register for classes for the first time. All steps can be completed at any Sinclair location!

International students should apply on the Prospective F-1 Student page.

Apply for admission. Complete the paper application or online at:


Verify your username and set your password at:

  • It is important to begin checking your Sinclair email for important registration and financial aid updates.

Use the online Course Schedule Planner at to select your courses. If the Sinclair course(s) has prerequisites:

  • Send a copy of your unofficial transcript from your current or former college or university to; please include your Sinclair course selection.
  • Take the ACCUPLACER placement test. College-level ACT, SAT or Compass score within the last two years may also be used for placement.

Register for classes and pay tuition.


Visit a Sinclair location to get your student ID and purchase your books.

  • Student ID (Tartan Card)—Bring a photo ID and a copy of your class schedule.
  • Buy your books at the Sinclair Bookstore or online at:

Go to your first day of classes!


Download the Non-Degree Student How to Begin Checklist pdf.

Questions? Contact us at 937-512-3000 or