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Getting Started at Palm Beach State College

What kind of classes do you want to take?

♦   College credit (degree or non-degree) or vocational credit (certificate) courses, follow the steps below.

♦   Non-credit (continuing education) courses, visit the CCE Registration page.

Step 1: Submit an Online Application for Admission


Step 2: Pay $40 Application Fee


Step 3: Request Official Transcripts


Step 4: Placement Testing

  • Submit current ACT, SAT, Accuplacer, or PERT scores. PSAV students must take the TABE test.  Non-native English speakers must pass the LOEP test in addition to the PERT or TABE tests.  View Test Center webpage for details.


Step 5: New Student Orientation


Step 6: Register for Classes and Pay Tuition


Step 7: Obtain PantherCard and Parking Decal

  • Bring a copy of your class schedule, vehicle registration, and valid photo ID to the campus security office for parking decal. PantherCards can be obtained at any campus Bookstore.


Step 8: Purchase Textbooks and Attend Classes

  • See each course syllabus for required textbooks for purchase at any campus Bookstore and attend classes. Review professor's syllabus for attendance policy.
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