College Readiness Resource Center
As college application season kicks into high gear, Union County Public Schools is providing a new and free resource to help middle and high school families with applications, course planning and information about college board assessments.
The UCPS College Readiness Resource Center opened Oct 1, just time for the start of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application period. The center, which is located at the Monroe Library (316 E. Windsor St.), will operate by appointment only on Mondays and Thursdays from 4-7 p.m., and Saturdays from 1-3 p.m.
For more information, visit the College Readiness and Innovation webpage.
To sign up, parents are strongly encouraged to set up appointments through an online system scheduling system https://calendly.com/ucpscollegereadiness.
How to Obtain an Official Copy of Your Transcript
Union County Public Schools offers a secure and convenient online way to request and receive a student's transcript. We do not accept faxes, e-mails or phone requests. To request a transcript electronically click, Online Student Records and Payment System. Upon completing the online request form, you will receive a confirmation e-mail when your request has been received. Once your request has been processed and mailed your payment will be processed and you will receive an e-mail confirmation and receipt.
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