Welcome to Reid State Technical College! We are happy that you are visiting our website. We hope that you find all of the information you need to enroll here at RSTC.
For admission to Reid State Technical College, all applicants must provide the following:
Applicants must submit the documentation identified above in person or send a copy by U.S. Mail prior to registration for the first term of attendance. Applicants who fail to satisfy the requirements identified above will not be admitted to Reid State Technical College.
STEP 1. Apply for Admission
Submit an Application for Admission. You may submit an application online or a printed application by mail or in person to the Admissions Office. New applicants will need to create a user ID and password by clicking "Get One" on the login page.
STEP 2. Submit an Official Photo ID
For admission, applicants must present one primary form of identification. Examples of primary forms of identification:
Unexpired Alabama Driver’s License or instruction permit
Unexpired Alabama identification card
Unexpired U.S. Passport
Unexpired U.S. Permanent Resident Card
Resident Alien Card – Pre-1997
Unexpired Driver’s License or instruction permit from another state
or possession that verifies lawful presence, dated 2000 and beyond
U.S. Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-151) prior to 1978
BIA or tribal identification card with photo
Voter identification card from a state that verifies lawful presence
Applicants should submit the identification in person. Those applicants unable to present identification in person must submit a legible copy by mail or via electronic submission.
STEP 3. Submit proof of high school graduation/GED completion.
Submit proof of high school graduation through official high school transcripts which indicate the date of graduation.
STEP 4. Submit college transcripts.
Request official transcripts from each college/university you have attended. All official transcripts must be sent directly to RSTC.
STEP 5. Apply for Financial Aid.
File your FASFA at www.fafsa.ed.gov using School Code 005692.
STEP 6. Take the ACCUPLACER Placement Test
Reid State Technical College requires a comprehensive assessment of students upon admission to the College and prior to enrollment in associate degree or certificate programs. All first-time students are assessed in the areas of english, mathematics, and reading through administration of the ACCUPLACER® and placed at the appropriate level as indicated by the assessment results.
STEP 7A. Attend Orientation
All new college students are required to attend orientation. You will receive information you need to understand the academic and personal transition to college, learn about resources at RSTC, converse with various departments, meet with an academic advisor, and register for classes.
STEP 7B. Academic Advising/Registering for Classes
If you are a first time student, you will visit an advisor to register during orientation.
If you are a returning student, you will register for classes with your advisor.
STEP 8. Pay Tuition and Fees/Tech Card
All tuition and fees must be paid by the deadline that is given before each term begins. Registration is not complete without this important step.
STEP 9. Purchase Books and Supplies.
Take your schedule of classes to the bookstore to purchase books. Pell Grant and scholarship students who wish to charge books may purchase them the first day of class.
STEP 10. Attend Class.