Applications

 Congratulations!  We are excited you are taking the next steps and applying to Carl Sandburg College, and we are happy to help you with this process. Once your application is submitted you will receive a welcome packet with detailed information on your next steps in the mail. If you have any questions, the Welcome Center is here to help every step of the way!

Please click on the Application below which corresponds with your needs. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please do not hesitate to contact our office directly. Email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu  | Ph: 309.345.3500

Which option below best fits you?

New Student (Never Applied or Attended Sandburg)

NEW STUDENT APPLICATION CLICK HERE

Are you a new student applying to Sandburg?

  • A new student wishing to apply to Sandburg is defined as a student who has never taken classes or applied to Sandburg, or has not been a student or applied within the last 2 years.

 

  • Once you have completed your application you will receive a welcome packet in the mail in approximately one week. The welcome packet will have your student ID number, mySandburg log-in information, and your next steps to becoming a Sandburg student! 

 

More information about the new student application

  • Prior to completing the application you will be asked to create an account. This account is only for accessing the online application. Please note, the application log-in is different from the log-in information that will be provided to access mySandburg.

 

  • If you are planning to apply for financial aid or scholarships, please remember to input your social security number when completing the application. 

 

Are you an international student? 

  • If you are a student that is currently in the United States taking college courses at another College or University, or, if you are applying for a F1-Visa to study in the United States, please fill out the international application.

 

Were you a previous student at Sandburg?  

  • If you took classes or applied to Sandburg within the last 2 years, please contact the Welcome Center, you may not need to fill out a new application. ph: 309.345.3500, email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu 

 

Questions? 

  • If you have questions about the application process or need help deciding which application to complete, please contact the Welcome Center Phone. Phone: 309.345.3500 or email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

 

  • The Welcome Center is open M-F 8am-5pm (summer hours M-F 8am-4pm).
Dual Credit High School Student

DUAL CREDIT APPLICATION CLICK HERE

 

Are you currently in high school and looking to take dual credit classes? Dual credit students will fill out a new student dual credit application in the link above. In the application you will be asked to select an academic program of interest. Please select DUAL CREDIT for your program of study.   

 

More information about the dual credit application. 

  • Prior to completing the application you will be asked to create an account. This account is only for accessing the online application. Please note, the application log-in is different from the log-in information that will be provided to access mySandburg.

 

  • The application is free and takes about 10-15 minutes to complete. Once you have completed your application we will send you a welcome packet to your home address, you will receive this packet in about one week. The welcome packet will have your student ID, mySandburg log-in information, and your next steps to becoming a dual credit student!

 

QUESTIONS? 

More information about Sandburg's dual credit programs can be found in this link.  

If you have questions about the dual credit application or which application to complete, please contact the Welcome Center Phone: Phone: 309.345.3500, Email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

Previous Sandburg Student

Have you applied to or taken classes at Carl Sandburg College within the last 2 years?Were you a dual credit student within the last 2 years?  

If the answer is yes to either of the questions above, you may not be required to complete a new student application. Please read below for information on your next step. 

  • If you were a previous Sandburg student, we have an application on file. Please contact the Welcome Center at 309.345.3500 or welcomecenter@sandburg.edu to find out what your next steps are. 
  • When contacting the Welcome Center, please let them know you were a previous Sandburg student (or previous dual credit student), what year you last attended and ask if you will need to complete a new application.  
  • If you have been a student within the last 2 years, we do not need a new application. Always best to ask and make sure - we can help you with your next steps and get you on the road to becoming a Sandburg student! 

Questions? If you have any questions at all, please contact the Welcome Center. Phone: 309.345.3500 or Email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

International Student

International Student Admissions 

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION

  • If you are a student that is currently in the United States taking college courses at another College or University, or, if you are applying for a F1-Visa to study in the United States, please fill out the international application.  We look forward to working with you on your application for admission, and encourage you ask questions by emailing Rick Eddy, reddy@sandburg.edu 

  • Please visit the international student section of our website for detailed information on becoming an international student at Carl Sandburg College!
Summer Only Student

SUMMER STUDENT APPLICATION CLICK HERE

Are you a student at another college or university? Check out what Sandburg has to offer during your summer break. Take some of your gen eds during the summer that transfer to your home four-year college or university; read on for more information! 

 

Why take classes at Sandburg over the summer?  

  • Stay on track with your anticipated graduation date! 
  • Get some of your general education courses done and over!  
  • Affordable tuition and coursework that will transfer! 
  • Online, on campus, and multiple modality class offerings available through Sandburg.
  • Small class sizes, more individualized attention (especially in courses you might want to take with us instead of at your 4-year!). Suggestions on courses you may want smaller more 1:1 instruction include: Biology, Chemistry, Math or Public Speaking, just to name a few! 
  • Another bonus of take classes at Sandburg... NO FRIDAY CLASSES! 

 

Important Dates - Summer 2019

  • Schedule available in October for Summer 2019! This allows you to plan ahead, even before making your spring schedule at your home college!  
  • Registration begins in November
  • Summer session begins in June each year

 

Don't forget to transfer summer credit back to your "home" college. Taking summer classes at Sandburg gives you personal access to dedicated instructors so that you can get the attention you need to succeed. Just be sure that you always check first with your current home institution first to make sure that the Sandburg course(s) you want to take meets your needs. We work with most Illinois public and  private institutions to offer courses that transfer.  It is up to  the student to check with their home college for transferability of specific coursework.  

 

Start early. Graduate early. Continue your studies at Sandburg over the summer so that you can finish your degree or certificate early! Keep on track and graduate on-time while taking affordable, quality courses over the summer months at one of the best kept secrets in central Illinois - Carl Sandburg College! 

 

Questions? If you have questions about the application or which application to complete, please contact the Welcome Center, PH: 309.345.3500 email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

 

 

Applying to a Limited Enrollment Program

Limited Enrollment Programs.

Select programs offered at Carl Sandburg College have limited enrollment and specific requirements for applying and acceptance.

 

Limited enrollment programs require the following:

1) Complete a new student application to Carl Sandburg College

  • This application is for general admissions to the College. If you are a current or recent Sandburg student, please give the Welcome Center a call to find out if you need to fill out a Sandburg application.  All new students will first need to fill out a new student application. 

 

2)  Complete an application specific to the limited enrollment program 

 

Computed Tomography (CT)  Fall 2019 start Applications open: Feb 15 - June 15

Dental Hygiene   Fall 2019 start Applications open: Oct 1 - Feb 15

Practical Nursing (LPN)  Fall 2019 start Applications open: Oct 1 - Mar 1

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)  Spring 2019 start Applications open: June 1 - Oct 1

Medical Assistant  Spring 2019 start Applications open: June 1- Oct 1

Mortuary Science  Fall 2019 start Applications open Oct 1 - July 31

Associate Degree Nursing (RN)  Fall 2019 start Applications open: Oct - Mar 1

Radiologic Technology  Summer 2019 start Applications open: Oct 1 - Feb 1

EMS Paramedic  Spring 2019 start Applications open: Aug 1 - Nov 1

 

After submission of a new student application please visit the specific program pages for detailed information including:curriculum, application checklists, pre-requisite information, program specific application timelines, cost sheets and more. Limited enrollment programs often require more steps beyond applying to the program. You'll want to be sure you have an application check-list for the program of interest and of course we encourage you to make an appointment with Megan Jones, admissions recruiter for our health science programs. 

 

How to make an appointment to visit with Megan Jones, admissions recruiter. To visit with a health sciences admissions recruiter to talk about one of our limited enrollment programs and requirements, please contact the Welcome Center to make an appointment. PH: 309.345.3500, Email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu.We are happy to talk you through the steps  to apply for any of our limited enrollment programs! 

 

Questions?

  • If you have questions about the application or which application to complete, please contact the Welcome Center, PH: 309.345.3500 email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

 

  • The Welcome Center hours: M-F 8-5, and is located in Building B at the Main Campus. (Summer hours: M-F 8-4)
Aplicar en ESPAÑOL

Nuestra aplicación está disponible en español. Por favor llenar la Solicitud en formato PDF, guardar en su ordenador, y enviar a nuestro Centro de Bienvenida. welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

Usted recibirá un paquete en el correo electrónico en una semana con la información que se los pasos a seguir para inscribirse.

 

Aplicación español

Application FRANÇAIS

Notre application est disponible en français. S'il vous plaît remplir le formulaire en format PDF, enregistrer sur votre ordinateur, et envoyer à notre Centre d'accueil. welcomecenter@sandburg.edu 

Vous recevrez un paquet par courrier dans une semaine avec des informations sur vos prochaines étapes pour vous inscrire.  

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