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Active military, military veterans, and dependent students may use their educational benefits to pursue their academic and career goals at FGC. We appreciate your service and are honored to be considered in your educational planning.

Please follow the steps below as you plan your FGC educational career. Keep in mind that only the first two enrollment steps (apply and high school transcript) are required for admission, but some remaining steps can be completed simultaneously to expedite your enrollment.

Application Steps

Apply for Admission – Free!

High School Transcript

Send official high school transcript to Enrollment Services, Florida Gateway College, 149 SE College Place, Lake City, FL 32025. If you had official transcripts sent directly to you, do not open them. You will need to send the official transcript, in the unopened envelope, to Enrollment Services through the U.S. mail. 

College Transcript

Send official transcripts from all previously attended colleges to Enrollment Services, Florida Gateway College, 149 SE College Place, Lake City, FL  32025.  We will evaluate your college transcripts for transfer credit as they are received and notify you at your Wolves email account upon completion.  This step is necessary to receive advising, financial aid, and the ability to register for classes. 

Get your VA benefits file started

To use your VA educational benefits at FGC, we need you to complete the appropriate forms and submit required documents for your benefit type. Click here to use your VA Education benefits at FGC : Veteran’s Services 


Receive your letter of acceptance that will include important login information for your MyFGC Portal, as well as steps following admission.

Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) whether you think you are eligible or not.  Many scholarship opportunities at FGC require a completed FAFSA.  Check this step off your list as early as possible, as this may be completed prior to admission.

FGC school code: 001501. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Proof of Residency

This requirement allows you to be considered for in-state tuition rates. You may complete this step when you apply for admission by submitting the residency form and documents. Proving residency reduces your tuition by over 70%. For example, a 3 credit class will cost $310 instead of $1,175.

Residency declaration and supporting documentation may be submitted to Enrollment Services through mail, email, or fax.  Mailing address: Enrollment Services, Florida Gateway College, 149 SE College Place, Lake City, FL 32025.  Email address:  Fax: 386-754-4581.  There are special residency considerations for active duty military, as well as veterans.  Please contact Enrollment Services if you need assistance in completing the residency declaration or the provision of supporting documentation. 

Placement Testing

ACT, SAT, and PERT test scores may be used for placement into college-level courses if the test was taken in the past two years.  To access test prep materials or to schedule and exam, go to Test Center (keep hyperlink).  The Test Center is located in building 7 and may be contacted at or 386-754-4333.

If you started 9th grade in the 2003-2004 school year or later at a Florida public high school, and graduated from a Florida, public high school with a standard high school diploma, you may be exempt from Placement testing in accordance with Senate Bill 1720.  Advisors still recommend all students placement test prior to the first term of registration in order to determine where you should start in college-level courses in order to be successful. 


We want to make sure you have a plan in place to reach your goals! An advising appointment to discuss your academic plan is required before you register. Schedule your appointment with the appropriate advisor depending upon your program of study. Check the Advising Guide to determine your advisor.


Visit New Student Orientation, which is offered online and in-person. We hope you’ll take advantage of both!

Register for Classes

Register through your MyFGC portal or in person at the Office of Enrollment Services in Bldg. 15.

Submit schedule and Sign Accountability Statement

You must submit your schedule to Amanda Luke, VA Certifying Official, located in Building 15. Also, each semester you will be required to sign VA Benefits Accountability Statement Form. If you make any changes to your schedule after submission to VA Certifying Official, you must provide a new copy of the schedule.

We’re Here to Help

For all questions you may have about the application and enrollment process, get in touch with us.