Enroll - New Student Checklist

Create Your MEID Account and Apply for Admissions

Creating an MEID Account is simple!*

Becoming a Glendale Community College student starts with four easy steps. To help you stay on track with the enrollment process, we have a couple of resource tools for you to use.

Enrollment Steps Resources
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Use this Enrollment Steps guide (.pdf) to help you keep track of your progress. This video provides you a quick explanation of the enrollment process.

For your next step, choose the option that best describes where you're at with the admission process.

Student Admissions Application

In this step, you will...

Use this step if you already created an account and are ready to continue your admissions application.

Please note that if you started an application more than 48 hours ago that a new application will be necessary

Use this step if you were previously enrolled at any of the ten Maricopa Community Colleges and would like to reactivate your admissions status or apply to a new Maricopa college.


You can also apply for admission In-Person at any one of the GCC campus locations. Bring a printed copy of the Student Admission Application (.pdf) to the Enrollment Center for processing. We recommend that you have valid photo identification available at the time of your visit.

As you complete Step One, record the following information on your Enrollment Steps guide.

  • MEID
  • Student ID Number
  • Maricopa Email
    • Note: Activate your Maricopa email at google.maricopa.edu once you have completed the admission process


*Students under age 18 who have not graduated from high school and do not have a GED will need special permission to enroll. Call (623) 845-3333.

Once you're admitted, you can:

  • Complete the FAFSA and scholarship applications as soon as possible. It takes approximately four weeks for federal processors to evaluate your FAFSA and send the results to the GCC Financial Aid office. Financial Aid applications for the Fall semester are processed by your GCC Financial Aid office beginning mid-spring on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • Contact the GCC Financial Aid office to learn about Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, scholarships and other funding options.
  • Submit prior education, if applicable (i.e. High School and/or College/University official transcripts).
  • Undecided on a major? Connect with Counseling and Career Services.
  • Visit campus to familiarize yourself with the services and resources.