Admission for First-Time Students

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:

  • One primary form of documentation, such as an unexpired Alabama driver’s license; an unexpired Alabama identification card; an unexpired U.S. passport; an unexpired U.S. permanent resident card;
  • Males 18-26 years old must provide proof of selective service registration

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.


Admission Steps

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.

Official GED transcripts. Request for official GED transcripts can be made at Please have official GED transcripts emailed directly to Mandy Godwin

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 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.

100 Hwy 83,
Evergreen, AL 36401

(251) 578-1313

American Recovery &
Reinvestment Act
Accredited By:
Reid State Technical College
is accredited by the
Council on Occupational Education

7840 Roswell Road,
Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350,

Telephone (Local): 770-396-3898
Fax: 770-396-3790
Attention Employees:
Report anonymously any suspicion of fraud, abuse or misconduct to ethics-point.

Reid State affords equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for admission or employment regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age or disability. Reid State will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. Questions concerning Title IX or the Americans with Disabilities Act should be directed to Dr. Tangela Purifoy at 251-578-1313 ext. 151.
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