Steps to Apply

Step 1 – Apply for Admission to SSCC

Complete the application for admission either online or print the form and mail or drop it off at Southern State’s Office of Admission. There is no fee to submit this form and there are no deadlines for application.

Step 2 – Transfer Credits

If you have attended another college or university, please have an official transcript sent to:

  • Office of Admissions
  • Southern State Community College
  • 100 Hobart Drive
  • Hillsboro, OH 45133

Earn college credits from your military training/school.

Step 3 – Schedule your Placement Assessment

Schedule your Placement Assessment by calling 800.628.7722 ext 2607 or 2825.

Step 4 – Apply for your Veteran Benefits

Apply for your GI Bill at: gibill.va.gov, and send a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility to the Veteran/Service Member Liaison.

Step 5 – Complete your VA Benefits Intent Form

Step 6 – Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Continue to Financial Aid.

Step 7 – Meet with an Academic/Career Advisor

Please call 800.628.7722 ext 2825 to schedule an appointment with Advising Services. Make sure to ask your advisor if you can apply for Prior Learning Assessment credit (receive credits for your work experience).

Step 8 – Contact the Veteran/Service Member Liaison

Contact the Advising Center at studentsuccess@sscc.edu or 937.393.3431 x2825, or the Certifying Office at 800.628.7722 x2616.

Suicide Prevention Resources

Veterans Crisis Line

Military personnel and veterans can dial 1(800)273-8255 and Press 1 to talk to someone now. Veterans can start a confidential online chat session at www.veteranscrisisline.net. Veterans can send a text message to 838255 to connect to a VA responder now.

VA, PTSD National Center - Awareness Resources

The National Center for PTSD promotes awareness of PTSD and effective treatments throughout the year. Visit www.ptsd.va.gov/about/ptsd-awareness/index.asp for more information.