Frequently Asked Questions
What programs do you offer?
Our program offerings change with the job demands of our employers but current programs are listed on the Programs menu located at the top of each page. If you think there is something we should offer, please let email our Student Services Dean.
We also offer GED preparation and Adult Basic Education for diploma retrieval and ESOL classes.
When does the next program start?
Program start dates vary according to need, staffing, enrollment and our calendar. Check with the Student Services Dean for program start dates.
Am I eligible for financial aid? How do I apply for financial aid?
Financial Aid qualifications vary. All students should complete the federal government’s Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FASFA). You must complete the FASFA for all financial aid, including Bright Futures. There is a link to the FASFA (free) web site on the Financial Aid listing. Make an appointment with the Financial Aid advisor for more detailed information. 850-892-1240 ext. 5185.
The Federal ID for Emerald Coast Technical College is 041462.
A new FASFA should be updated in January each year you continue your education.
Emerald Coast Technical College does not process or administer loans.
Can I apply for a student loan?
At this time, Emerald Coast Technical College does not offer student loans.
How do I get my parking decal or id badge?
Parking decals are issued by our Receptionist. You must bring a valid driver’s license, proof of title and proof of insurance plus payment. The parking decal is good for one entire school year.
ID badges are required for all faculty, staff and students.
How can I communicate with my instructor?
Use the email link from the staff page.
Do I have to meet with an Advisor?
Every student should meet with the Student Services Dean to match the best program to the student and schedule classes.
How do I get set up for a basic skills or TEAS exam?
Each of these assessments can be arranged through the admissions office. You will need to pay the fee, get an appointment time and show up on the designated day and time with your picture ID and receipt. Check the handbook for testing fees.
How do I obtain a copy of my transcript?
You can get a copy of your transcript by using our online form. Select the Admissions tab to locate the form. Print the form, and submit it with the proper fees.
I’m considering enrolling at ECTC.