Admitted Student

Congratulations New Ranger! No matter where you're from, whether you're pursuing a degree or a certificate, transferring from another school, or living on or off campus, you've joined a rich academic and cultural history, and we're proud to call you a Ranger.  Reserve your spot at Parkside by following these next steps.

International admitted students need to complete the international student checklist.


You're invited to Admitted Student Day! Register now!

step 1

Activate your Parkside account (SOLAR).

SOLAR is your personalized Parkside homepage. With SOLAR, you can see important 'To Do' list tasks, review financial aid, access your student bill, search for classes/view your class schedule (once registered), and so much more!

step 2

Complete Placement Testing & Register for New Student Orientation.

*New Student Orientation is required for all first year students.
Orientation opens on March 1, 2024. 

step 3

Start checking your RangerMail.

You may already be receiving very important and time-sensitive information.

step 4

Apply for Financial Aid -- complete your FAFSA.

Find the most up to date news on the new FAFSA here:
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Scholarship deadline is April 1
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Stay up to date by checking out our Visit and Admissions Events!





Location:  Student Center D105 
Parking: Parking Lot A 

First Year Students

Transfer Students

Early College Credit Students

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