Sandhills Community College

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Welcome to Sandhills Community College

Please read the information below thoroughly.
Then click "Begin Application for Sandhills Community College" at the bottom of this page.

Listed below is information about the online application for Degree-Seeking and Non-Degree Seeking Students. Please contact the Admissions Office at 910-695-3725 if you have questions or need assistance completing your application.


To complete the process we strongly encourage you to submit your Social Security Number. If you choose not to disclose your Social Security Number, entry of your application will be delayed. In addition, you should be aware that for some purposes, for example, tuition tax credit documents (1098T) and federal financial aid, Social Security Numbers are required. If you prefer, you can also visit the Admissions Office on the Sandhills Community College campus.


Please DO NOT submit multiple applications for an academic year. Applications are valid for two years. If you would like to change your major from what you previously indicated, if you need to update your address, phone number or e-mail, or would like to know what your next steps are in the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Office.


Application Information:

 Degree, Diploma, or Certificate Students

Degree, Diploma or Certificate Students are seeking an associateís degree (AA, AS, AFA, AAS), diploma (D), or certificates (C) from Sandhills Community College. In order to register for classes, students must take the Placement Test unless deemed exempt by Sandhills Community College.


Non-Degree Seeking Students

Non-Degree Seeking Students are not seeking a degree from Sandhills Community College, but would like to take a course or course(s) for personal enrichment or to transfer to another institution. On the application, please select the first major on the drop down list: [T90990] Special Student (Non-Degree Seeking) T90990.

Last updated: 4/29/2015 4:10:00 PM ET

Career and College Promise (CCP) Applicants:
  1. If your high school counselor has pre-approved you for participation in Career & College Promise, you may complete and submit your application. Otherwise, you must complete the CCP Status Form and select specific CCP Pathway(s) before completing this application.

  2. You will be required to provide your NC Student Number (formerly NC WISE ID) or Unique Identifier when completing the status form, if you do not know your NC Student Number, you will find it on your most recent report card, or you may obtain your ID from your high school counselor.
    • NC private school or home school students: If you do not know whether you have an NC Student Number, please take your next steps based on the following information:
      • If you were a NC public student in 2008 or later, please contact the school or district where you attended school. The district will have a record of your NC Student Number and can provide that for you.
      • If you are a current NC private school student who has not attended an NC public school since 2008, please check with the counselor at your private school; some private school students receive NC Student Numbers under certain circumstances.
      • If you are a NC private school or home school student and do not have an NC Student Number, you may obtain a Unique Identifier (UID) by contacting

  3. Once you have completed the CCP Status Form and your counselor has approved your pathway selection, please review the information below carefully, then complete and submit your application. Your NC Student Number/UID also will be required on Screen 2 of the application.

Please be aware of the following:

  • You should identify yourself as a CCP participant on Screen 3 of the application.
  • You should print the application agreement statement that appears after you submit the completed online application and keep it for your records. (Additional instructions may be included on the submittal screen.)
  • During the application process, you will be asked to identify the College Transfer and/or Career & Technical Education, OR a Cooperative and Innovative High Schools pathway in which you wish to participate. If you are unsure, you may save your application and return to it later.
  • You will not be able to submit an incomplete application.
  • You should arrange for official transcripts from all high schools and colleges attended as well as required test scores to be sent to the appropriate community college admissions office.
  • If you have additional questions about the C&CP program, please see your high school counselor. You may also find that the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) provides the answers to many questions.

High School Transcripts

Most North Carolina public high schools now have the capability to electronically send official high school transcripts to all 110 North Carolina colleges and universities through We encourage you to visit your school counselor to verify coursework and grades prior to requesting an electronic transcript.

In order to send electronic transcripts, you must:

  • Be currently enrolled, or enrolled at the time of graduation, at a participating public high school in North Carolina.
  • Make sure you have entered the following information in the This is Me section of Your Profile:
    • First and Last name - This must match your NC SID name (use the name that appears on your report card, or check with your high school counselor).
    • NC Student Number (formerly NCWISE Student ID) - This can also be found on your report card.
    • E-mail address
    • Gender
    • Date of birth
    • My Account is connected to (the high school where you are currently enrolled, or were enrolled at the time of graduation)
If these conditions are met, you are ready to proceed to the Transcript Manager. A successfully requested transcript should be received by the college within 1-2 business days.

Important Announcement:

  • If you graduated in summer 2012 or before, you will need to contact your high school directly to request a transcript. Please note this is a temporary process change for electronic transcripts until NC DPI migrates historical data from NC WISE to PowerSchool.

If these conditions were met when you submitted your online application, you will then be presented with the option to request your high school transcript be sent electronically to that institution.

If you submitted an online admission application through another website or university portal, we encourage you to request your high school transcript be sent electronically to that institution from the CFNC Transcript Manager (located under the Apply tab → To College → Transcript Manager).

Sandhills Community College
3395 Airport Road
Pinehurst, NC  28374-8299
Telephone: 910-695-3738
Fax: 910-695-3981
How to Use the Sandhills Community College Online Application

To complete the online application, simply type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be re-entered prior to submittal.

When you have completed the application please check your work. When you are ready, click the 'SUBMIT' button located on the left column to submit the application.

Click here if you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application.

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