Getting Started

From here you can go anywhere.  We know there are as many reasons to choose YCCC as there are students at YCCC. Whatever your goals are for your education, YCCC is your place to open a new door to your future.

This page is designed to help you access all of the information you need to GET STARTED at YCCC.  Choose the role that best matches you!



First Time College Student
Whether you are 18 and right out of high school, or 38 and looking to begin your education, YCCC has an affordable and flexible program designed to meet your unique needs.

  • Start the process by filing an application – there is a fee of $20
  • Request that your official high school transcript or GED be sent directly to the YCCC Admissions Office
  • Contact the Admissions Office at 207.216.4406 or email to set up your assessment and/or registration appointment
Register – for just one or two courses

1. Check out the course schedule online to determine which course you would like to take.

2. Read the course description to make sure that you meet any pre-requisites that may be required for that course. If you have taken the pre-requisite at another institution, you can fax an unofficial copy of your transcript to 207.641.0837.

3. Call either 207.216.4402 or 207.216.4492 to register for the course of your choice. You will be required to pay for the course at the time .of registration, so please make sure to have your credit card ready. 

High School Student
If you are currently in High School YCCC offers comprehensive programs that can help you earn college credit while you are still in high school. Learn more…
Transfer to YCCC
If you are one of the estimated 160,000 Mainers with some college credit but no degree you can finish up your degree at YCCC. Learn more…

Online Learner
At YCCC, you can go to college when the time is right for you: early in the morning, during the day or late at night. Tuition for online classes and degrees at YCCC is the same as face-to-face classes!  Learn more…

Continuing Education
Are you looking to take a non-credit course or for classes to enhance your career? YCCC’s Continuing Education and Career Training Center has programs to help you take the next step towards future success. Learn more…

Train My Workforce
YCCC offers proven, timely and cost-effective training solutions to businesses and organizations on virtually any topic. Learn more…