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  • Counselors

High School Counselors

  • Thank you for all the work that you do, you are an important link between Southeast Community College and your students. As a counselor you play a vital role in the college search process by providing students with information such as important dates, deadlines and next steps they should be taking to prepare themselves for college. To help you in your role, we hope this site will provide you with all the information that you need to assist your students in making well-informed decisions. If you have any questions, please feel free to send us an email at, we’d be happy to hear from you!

    Career Cluster Brochure

    Students who want to explore SCC programs will want to download this brochure. It contains information about each of the College's 60 Programs of Study.

    How to Apply Online

    We encourage students to apply online if they are seeking a degree, diploma, or certificate from SCC. Follow these steps to apply online.

    Admissions-New Student Checklist

    After completing an application for admissions, what's next? To help your student’s path to SCC be as seamless as possible, we have created a New Student Checklist. Follow these steps to enroll in a program at Southeast Community College.


    Students are able to take the Next Generation Accuplacer course placement test in English/Reading and Math within the Testing Center on any of our SCC campuses and at all of our Learning Centers. SCC accepts the ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer and Accuplacer tests. To learn more about the Next Generation Accuplacer placement test and to schedule a test at one our testing centers, visit the Testing Center page.

    What test scores do students need to be accepted to a specific program of study?

    Academic Transfer - College Transfer Options

    Our Academic Transfer program is available to students who wish to start at SCC and transfer to a four-year institution to receive their bachelor’s degree. Students accepted into SCC’s Academic Transfer program can obtain an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree on the Lincoln, Milford or Beatrice campus as well as online. The courses the students take are carefully selected to meet the transfer agreements of intended four-year institution. Visit Academic Transfer to learn more about transfer options through SCC.

    Southeast Nebraska Career Academy Partnership (SENCAP)

    Students from 32 high schools within SCC’s 15-county service area participate in career exploration activities, real-world learning experiences and take dual-credit classes, getting a jump on their college education. Learn more about the SENCAP program, deadlines and contact information.

    The Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program provides funding for tuition and fees to low income high school students taking dual – credit college courses through a Nebraska college or university.

    Dual Credit Advantage

    The Dual Credit Advantage (DC Advantage) at Southeast Community College wants you to get a jump start on college while you are still in high school at an affordable price. Learn more about Dual Credit classes, deadlines and contact information.

    The Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program provides funding for tuition and fees to low income high school students taking dual – credit college courses through a Nebraska college or university.

    Discovery Days

    SCC Discovery Days will give students the opportunity to experience SCC first-hand and discover for themselves what students and alumni love about Southeast Community College! During SCC Discovery Days, students receive answers to their questions about a variety of topics, including our programs of study, how to pay for college, support services, housing, and activities. A campus tour is also included. There is no cost to attend, and lunch is provided!

    Counselors and teachers are welcome to bring student groups to one or more of our Discovery Days. If that is something you would like to do, please contact our Admissions Office at

    Discovery Days information and registration for any of our campuses can be found on the Discovery Days page.

    Career Services

    From a student’s first day on campus to graduation day, SCC Career Services staff is geared to help each student achieve their career goals. Career Services can help update resumes, build interview skills, and connect students to employment opportunities through our own job posting website.

    Students who want to see what past graduates are doing with their degrees will be able to find that information here. The Graduate Report is an annual publication that provides a detailed list of where our students became employed, where they transferred to, and their starting salary. The information in the report is from the previous academic year.

    Tuition & Fees and Housing & Meal Plans

    Find the cost per credit hour for tuition and fees for the current academic year, as well as housing and meal plan options.

    Financial Aid and Scholarships

    For resources to help your students find ways to pay for college and housing check out the links below:

    Financial Aid Information and Resources.

    SCC Scholarship Opportunities.