Eastern Arizona College is a place where you'll make friends easily and feel
at home instantly. Small class sizes and highly qualified, committed instructors
ensure a quality education. And outside the classroom, opportunities for personal
growth and enrichment abound. Whatever direction you take, thereís no better
starting point than Eastern.
Easternís ethnically diverse student body represents more than 29 states and
territories and 13 foreign countries.
How do I enroll for the first
time at EAC?
Becoming a student at EAC is easy! If you've never attended Eastern Arizona
College you are admitted by establishing a record at EAC. There are three convenient
ways to do this.
- You may complete and submit
the Admissions Form over the World
Wide Web or
- Call Operator Assisted Registration
during business hours at (928) 428-8270 or 1-800-678-3808 Ext. 8270 and we'll
take the information over the phone, or
- Complete the Admissions Form
which is found in each printed class schedule and:
- Mail it to: EAC Records and Registration, Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
- Fax it to: EAC Records and Registration, (928) 428-8462
- Bring it to the Records and Registration Office in the College Student
Services Building between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through
Contact the Records and Registration Office at (928) 428-8270 or 1-800-678-3808
Ext. 8270 for more information.
The act of enrolling in courses at the College indicates you agree to be subject
to all the requirements, policies, and regulations in the College Catalog, Schedule
of Classes and Student Handbook, and agree to establish a permanent college
academic record. You further acknowledge that in order to be admitted to other
colleges or universities you may be required to send this academic record to
those institutions. Your enrollment also certifies your understanding that the
content of EAC courses is designed for adult students and if you are a younger
student you may feel constrained from participating in class discussions due
to the maturity and age of other students, in addition to the subject matter
If you are a resident of Apache, Greenlee, or Santa Cruz County in Arizona and
you plan on enrolling in classes on the Thatcher Campus or at any other Graham
County site, you need to complete an Out-of-County Residence Affidavit. The
Affidavit form is available from the Records and Registration Office. We will
be glad to mail the form to you.
We will be happy to evaluate your credits earned at other colleges or universities.
You will need to have an evaluation completed if you:
- Want to receive credit for prior college work, or
- Need to show that prerequisites have been met, or
- Will be participating in intercollegiate athletics at EAC and need to establish
Arrange for an official transcript to be sent directly to the EAC Records and
Registration Office from every college you have attended.† If the transcript
you wish evaluated is from a non-Arizona college or university, please arrange
to have course descriptions of the transcript courses also sent to the EAC Records
and Registration Office.† Be sure the descriptions are from the catalog for
the year the course was taken.
Orientation and Registration Assistance
Eastern Arizona College offers Orientation and Registration Assistance for
new students. The Orientation Program is designed to familiarize you with available
services, registration procedures, and degree requirements. Orientation can
be obtained in several ways:
- A complete review of the College
catalog, class schedule and student handbook will provide a good orientation
to EAC. These publications are available at the Collegeís World Wide Web site.
You may also call the Admissions and Scholarships Office at (928) 428-8272
or 1-800-678-3808 Ext. 8272 to request these publications be mailed to you.
- A World Wide Web based orientation
to Eastern Arizona College can be accomplished by studying the contents of
the EAC site at www.eac.edu.† The opportunity to
submit questions by e-mail is provided.
- Students registering for the
first time can expect the following assistance from Counseling Staff.
- Academic Planning: you will learn how to use the tools necessary for
planning your college program.
- Advising: Counselors and Faculty Advisors will be available to assist
- Registration Assistance: We will assist you with learning how to use
our registration systems.
- It is highly recommended that all first time, full-time students successfully
complete a semester long orientation class, CSL 109, Orientation to Student
Success. This class provides the student with instruction in study skills,
time management and also provides the opportunity to obtain vital information
about Student Life activities, Library Services, Financial Aid, and Academic
Planning. Sections are taught by faculty in each of the academic divisions
giving the student the opportunity to work closely with someone in the division
containing their major. Undecided students will be provided with the opportunity
to explore career options. Students should complete this class in the first
or second semester of their full-time enrollment.
Call (928) 428-8253 or 1-800-678-3808 Ext. 8253 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Reading, writing, and mathematics skills are essential for success in college.
As a community college we offer courses that are appropriate for your skill
level and that will enable you to advance to the skill level required by your
educational goal. Placement tests provide you with information about your reading,
writing and mathematics skills and enable us to advise you about the course
or courses most likely to offer you the best opportunity for success.
You may need to take placement testing before you enroll in your first mathematics
or English composition courses or those courses with special placement testing
requirements indicated in the class schedule. Results of the tests will be provided
to you along with recommended placement in specific reading, English and math
You do not need to take placement testing if:
- You have taken either the ASSET or COMPASS placement tests previously and
can provide EAC with scores.
- You are a transfer student and can provide an official transcript showing
a grade of "C" or better in college level English or math.
- You have taken the ACT or SAT and can provide evidence you have achieved
the following minimum scores:
Score of 21
Score of 21
Score of 18
Score of 530
Score of 520
Score of 530
Check with the Records and Registration
Office at (928) 428-8270 or 1-800-678-3808 Ext. 8270 to see if we have your
ACT or SAT scores on file.
You may obtain placement testing at EAC in several ways:
You may take placement tests in conjunction with an EAC Preview Day visit.
Contact the Admissions and Scholarship Office at (928) 428-8272 or 1-800-678-3808
Ext. 8272 for Preview Day information.
You may take placement tests by appointment during regular business hours
on the Thatcher campus. For more information, contact the Counseling
Department at (928) 428-8253 or 1-800-678-3808 Ext. 8253 or send an e-mail
Scheduled placement testing is also offered at other EAC locations as follows:
Morenci High School - EAC Office
Monday, August 17, 2004
Monday, January 10, 2005
A nonrefundable $20 assessment fee will be added to your registration billing
the first time you register for an English composition class and an additional
$20 assessment fee will be added to your registration billing the first time
you register for a mathematics class. The assessment fee is paid by all students
as part of the cost of evaluating academic skills upon entry into academic programs
and measuring improvement upon completion of academic programs. This evaluation
is crucial for assuring the quality of EAC educational programming.
International students may be admitted to Eastern Arizona College. Notice will
be sent to the student indicating either acceptance or denial after the Admissions
Office has received all of the following items. Contact the Records and Registration
Office to obtain forms and more information. All items need to be received by
August 1 for Fall Semester and by December 1 for Spring Semester.
- Admissions Form
- $25.00 non-refundable application fee payable in US Dollars, or in the form
of an International Reply Coupon issued through a government or postal office
- Housing Application and deposit (if College housing is desired)
- Official transcript of high school and college work
- Completed medical examination
- TOEFL test scores. The minimum TOEFL paper-based test score we accept is
500 and the minimum TOEFL computer-based test score we accept is 173. For
information on the TOEFL, write to Test of English as a Foreign Language,
Educational Testing Service, Princeton NJ 08540, USA. You may be admitted
without TOEFL scores contingent upon participation in a college language training
program designed and approved to meet your individual needs.
- Letters of recommendation from two persons, preferably officials from the
student's former school
- Certification of Finances
- Proof of hospitalization insurance
After being admitted to Eastern Arizona College, the International Student
is responsible for completing all Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)
requirements. Students may not enroll in classes at Eastern Arizona College
without the I-20 Certificate of Eligibility form on file in the Records and
What About my Residency?
State Residency:† No person having his/her domicile elsewhere
than in the State of Arizona shall be eligible for classification as an in-state
student for tuition purposes.† The minimum requirements for residency are:
- Continuous physical presence in the state for one year
Financial independence from out-of-state parents
- Evidence of intent to establish residency
For more information, refer to the disclosure
section of the College Catalog, or contact the Records and Registration
Residency:† Arizona residents from counties in which there is no established
community college district (Apache, Greenlee, and Santa Cruz) may enroll in
credit classes at Eastern Arizona College without payment of out-of-county charges,
provided the student completes a properly executed Arizona Out-of-County Residence
Affidavit at the time of registration.† General Tuition and Fees are still