Students are required to submit a Compass Online Application prior to enrolling in Early College Experience (ECE) courses. 

To submit your Compass Online Application, 

  1. Navigate to the Compass login page
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. 
  3. Under the section titled Welcome to Compass! enter your username and password to log in. 
  4. You will be brought to the the Application Questions page. On this page, click on the drop-down arrow to select the program for which you are applying. 
    1. You will be presented with options to apply for Early College Experience, Non-Degree, or UCAELI. Select the appropriate program. 
    2. Complete the questions for the program to which you are applying. 
    3. Click the Continue button to save your responses. You will be brought to the Main Menu page. 
  5. Select the Bio-Demo Information link. The page that appears will have headers and footers that contain additional details. You should review this information. 
  6. Fill in the Personal Information fields. 
  7. Enter your phone number into the Phone Information fields. 
  8. Fill in the Citizenship Information field. 
    1. Click the magnifying glass icon to lookup and select the appropriate country. 
    2. Click the drop-down arrow to select your citizenship status. 
  9. Enter your addresses into the Address Information fields.
    1. You can click Edit Address to review the information you entered and update it, if necessary. 
  10. You can use the ADD and DELETE buttons to list additional phone numbers, email addresses, residence addresses, or citizenship information. 
  11. Click the Save button to save your data. The red symbol next to the Bio-Demo Information heading will turn green to denote that this section has been completed. 
  12. Click the Application Program Data link. You will be brought to a summary of the type of application you are completing. 
    1. You can click the Return button if you need to go back to the Main Menu. Otherwise, proceed to Step 13. 
  13. Click Relationship Information link. You will be brought to a page for optional data. 
    1. The headers and footers on this page will display additional details. You should review this information. 
    2. Complete the fields under this section, if desired. 
    3. Click the Save button. The yellow checkmark next to the Relationship Information link will turn green, indicating that this section has been completed. 
  14. Click the Ethnicity Information link. 
    1. The headers and footers on the page that appears will list additional details. You should review this information. 
    2. Fill in all required fields. 
    3. Click the Save button. The red next to the Ethnicity Information link will turn green, indicating that this section has been completed. 
  15. Click the Residency Information link. 
    1. Fill in all required fields. 
    2. Click the Save button. The red next to the Residency Information link will turn green, indicating that this section has been completed. 
  16. Click the Supplemental Questions link. 
    1. The headers and footers on the page that appears will list additional details. You should review this information.  
    2. Fill in all required fields. 
    3. Click the Save button. The red next to the Supplemental Questions link will turn green, indicating that this section has been completed. 
  17. Click the Upload Documents link. 
    1. The headers and footers on the page that appears will list additional details. You should review this information.  
    2. Select the type of document you intend to upload. 
    3. Type in a description for the document. 
    4. Click the Browse button to open the File Attachment window. 
    5. Select Open to fill in and return to the File Attachment window. 
    6. Click the Upload button to display the file name description. 
      1. Click the Add button to upload additional files. 
      2. Click the Delete button to delete files that have already been uploaded.  
    7. Click the Save button. The red next to the Upload Documents link will turn green, indicating that this section has been completed. 
  18. Click the Return to Main menu link.
    1. Review the information you have entered.
  19. Click the Submit Application button to open the Certification Statement. 
    1. The headers and footers on the page that appears will list additional details. You should review this information, as you will not be able to add or edit it once you proceed from the Certification Statement. 
    2. Click the Yes, I accept checkbox to confirm the information entered. 
    3. Click the Submit button to submit the application. You will receive the payment statement and a message confirming that the application submission was successful. 
  20. Click the Return to Main Menu button on the Payment Information page. Since an email with instructions for paying the application will have been sent to you, you can disregard the payment page. 
  21. Click the Application Summary button to review the information and print your submitted application.
    1. You should write down the application number for future reference.
  22. Click the Return to Main Menu button. 
  23. Click the Application Summary button. 

  24. Click the View Application link return to the main menu. 

    • The application summary includes the application number, institution, campus, career, program, term, application status and the View Application link.
    • Applications are program specific; therefore, you may or may not need to create an
      application each term/semester.
    • Do not use the New Application button unless you have been instructed to do so.
  25. Click the Logout link to end the session.