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Welcome to West Shore Community College!
Before you begin the application, please read through the following information:
Please use the tabs to the left or the "Next" and "Previous" buttons to navigate your way through the application rather than the "Back" button in your browser. If you have any questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (231) 843-5503 and we will be happy to help you.
If you are a previously dual enrolled student and have not taken college courses after high school graduation, please apply as a New Student.
Please identify yourself as one of the following:
Employer Name (Business Name)
What are you interested in studying?
What year do you plan to begin your studies?
What term do you plan to begin your studies?
Will you be a Full Time student or a Part Time student?
First Name NOTE: Please use your legal first name, do not use a nickname such as Bobby for Robert, Debbie for Debra.
Prior last name. Other last name on academic records.
Birth Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
Social Security Number (###-##-####)
Race (Choose one or more)
Military / Veteran Status
Veteran/Active Duty or Spouse/Dependent of Veteran Active Duty who has suffered a service related injury/illness.
Spouse/Dependent of Veteran who is deceased.
Spouse/Dependent of Veteran/Active Duty member.
Service Begin Date
Service End Date:
Military exit status
Active Duty Armed Services Branch
National Guard state:
Are you planning on using Veteran benefits?
Do you reside outside of the United States?
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
Maps of the 5 surrounding counties and their townships are included below to help you:
Lake County Township Map Manistee County Township Map Mason County Township Map Newaygo County Township Map Oceana County Township Map
Please use a personal email address that you will have access to in the future. (high school email address will not be available to you after graduation)
Primary Phone Number
Cell Phone Number:
To complete address verification you will need to upload one of the following items:
Driver's License (front and back)
Michigan ID Card
Rent Receipts (3 months)
Property Tax Receipt
Property Lease Agreement
NOTE: If uploading front and back images separately, please select File1 for front and File2 for back.
High School Information
Please indicate which of the following you have earned (or will earn at time of enrollment):
GED Test Date:
High School Graduation Year:
Previous Education - College
To save a previous college to your application, click the Save Institution button. For multiple colleges, click Save Institution after each entry.
State of Institution
Last Year of Attendance
Name of Institution
You’re almost there! Click the submit button to send your application to the admissions office. It typically takes two business days to process an application, but during high-volume times, it may take up to a week.
Once we process the application, our system automatically generates an email that goes right to the email address you provided. Sometimes this message is filtered to junk or spam folders; if you do not receive the email in a timely fashion, please check these folders.
Please call the Office of Admissions at (231) 843-5503 or email email@example.com if you have any questions.