If you want a better life...

This is where it starts!

A degree from Forsyth Tech will open the door to a new career, more opportunities, and a brighter future.
Your pathway to success starts right here. Take the first step – fill out these two forms to apply.

It will probably take an hour or more, so be sure you have that much time before you begin.

Start below!

Step  1

Complete your NC Residency Determination forms!

This MUST be done first, because you’ll need the Residency Certification
Number you get when you complete this step. Click below to visit the NC
RDS website and fill out the forms. And remember – write down your
Residency Certification Number when they assign it!

Establish your residency »

Step  2

Fill out your Forsyth Tech application!

Do you have your Residency Certification Number? Good – you’re ready
for step two. Click below to visit the CFNC website and complete the

ATTENTION: Students who do not intend to complete a degree, diploma or certificate from Forsyth Technical Community College should apply as “Special Credit/Non-Degree Seeking” students.  Forsyth Tech assumes no responsibility for determining a student’s course selection when the credits are to be transferred elsewhere.  It is the special credit student’s responsibility to confirm course transferability.  It is assumed that advising is done with the visiting student’s home institution.

Fill out application »

If you are new or transferring F-1 Visa applicant, IGNORE steps 1 & 2 and visit this page for more information. »

Now what?

Please click on Step 3 to continue the Special Credit process.

View Step 3: Special Credit/Visiting Students »