The “Open Door Policy” at Florida Keys Community College
Florida Keys Community College adheres to an “Open Door” admissions policy, which means that adult students may enter
the college regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status or disability.
General Admission Requirements
All correspondence concerning admission should be addressed to the Office of Enrollment Services, Florida Keys
Community College, 5901 College Rd., Key West, FL 33040. Students may enter in the fall, spring or summer sessions. Prior
to registering, a student must submit a completed application for admission and the non-refundable $30 application fee to
the Office of Enrollment Services. Applications may be completed online, in person, or by mail.
Students returning to FKCC after a one-year period of inactivity will be required to submit an updated application for
admission. Updates require residency information and related documentation.
Requirements for Degree-Seeking Students
All associate degree and certificate-seeking students are required to satisfy college placement testing requirements. See
“entry assessment at FKCC” for further information.
First Time in College Students:
Standard High School Diploma
An official high school transcript with graduation date must be received in the Office of Enrollment Services by the
end of the first term of enrollment; otherwise the student will not be allowed to a register for subsequent terms.
If the student participated in Advanced Placement courses through a high school, the official testing reports must
be requested directly from the testing center by the student for submission to Enrollment Services for evaluation.
2. High School Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Official transcript of the GED results must be received in the Office of Enrollment Services prior to the end of the
first term of enrollment; otherwise the student will not be allowed to register for subsequent terms.
3. Home Education Graduate
Students must provide affidavits signed by a parent or legal guardian attesting that they have completed a home
education program pursuant to the requirements in 1002.41 F.S. Signed affidavits must be received in the Office
of Enrollment Services prior to the end of the first term of enrollment; otherwise the student will not be allowed to
register for subsequent terms.
Transfer students planning to earn a degree or certificate at Florida Keys Community College must submit official transcripts
from all colleges or universities attended. Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended must be received in
the Office of Enrollment Services prior to the end of the first term of enrollment; otherwise the student will not be allowed
to register for subsequent terms. The Office of Enrollment Services will evaluate transcripts. Generally, a course will be
accepted if it parallels a course listed in this catalog. Credit will be allowed in courses with a grade of “D” or higher. However,
a grade of “C” or higher must be earned in courses to be used to fulfill Gordon Rule requirements in Letters, Humanities, and
Mathematics areas of the Associate in Arts degree. For degree-seeking students, all lower division transfer credits will be
recorded on the student’s permanent record and will be included in the computation of the grade point average. Failure
to report previous college level work attempted, constitutes a falsification of application and subjects students to possible
suspension, cancellation of registration, and/or cancellation of credits earned.