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How to Apply

You have 2 options to complete an application for your child to join The College Crusade:

OPTION 1: Apply online by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page. You will be asked to create an account using your email address. You will need to have all the required documents (listed below) in order to complete the application. You do not have to complete the application all at once. You can save what you have put in and come back to it later. Please note that you will need access to a personal computer – this application cannot be completed on a smartphone or tablet. To view our guide for uploading documents, click on the video below:

OPTION 2: Sign up for an Application Session at The College Crusade, where our Family Engagement team will assist you in completing the application online. You must bring all the documents (listed below) to your appointment. To sign up for an Application Session in September, go to bit.ly/nucrusader.

Required Documents

To complete our admissions application, you will be asked to upload the following documents:

  • Your child’s birth certificate. This is used to verify identity and does not need to be from the United States.
  • Your most recent SNAP letter or a note from your child’s school confirming your child receives free or reduced price lunch.
  • Your child’s report card (final report card from 5th grade).
  • Your child’s personal statement (1 paragraph of 3-4 sentences in length).
  • Proof of your address in Central Falls, Cranston, Providence, Pawtucket, West Warwick, or Woonsocket (for example, your current utility bill with your name on it).

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To go to our online application for admission, please click here.

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