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Eligibility for Admission for Full-Time (600 clock hours or more) programs

Admission to Auburn Career Center Workforce Education full-time programs is open to:
  1. High school graduates from regionally accredited or state-approved high schools.
  2. Persons holding a General Education Development High School Equivalency Diploma (GED).
Auburn requires that all transcript copies, the high school diploma, or certificate MUST be translated into English by an authorized certifying official at an official translation service and notarized. The English translation must be prepared on official business letterhead stationery. English translations on plain copy paper are not acceptable. 

Eligibility for Admission for Part-Time (less than 600 clock hours) programs

Admission to Auburn Career Center Workforce Education part-time programs is open to:
  1. Persons 16 years of age or older 
  2. Current high school students, 16 years of age or older, with written permission from parents and his or her school principal before registering.

Adult Diploma Option Programs

  1. Several programs are open to persons without a high school diploma who want to earn an industry credential and at the same time earn the General Education Development High School Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  2. Students who enroll in an Adult Diploma option program must first attend Aspire for a minimum of 12 hours, pass an ACT WorkKeys® Assessment with a score of 14 or higher, and sign up for a Safe Account through the Ohio Department of Education. Auburn Career Center staff can help you through the process. 
  3. Once you complete the items listed in #2, you can then register for an adult diploma option class FREE of charge including all supplies, books, and uniforms.
  4. After successfully earning the industry credential, and completing the course according to the course syllabus, you will simultaneously earn your GED.

Admissions Process

  1. Contact the Adult Workforce Education Administrative Office at 440.357.7542 X8276.  Complete the registration form, the enrollment agreement, and the registration payment over the phone, in person, U.S. mail or via email, or online at www.auburncc.org.
    • To send the completed registration form and enrollment agreement via U.S. mail, include payment and address to: Adult Workforce Education Office, Auburn Career Center, 8140 Auburn Road, Concord Twp., OH 44077.
    • To send the completed registration form and enrollment agreement via email, include the credit card number to Adult Workforce Education Office to [email protected] .
  1. Prospective students are encouraged to make an appointment with our career and student services or adult administrative assistant to review registration steps, address course selection questions, and discuss payment options. 
  1. Students who are interested in funding their institutional costs through financial aid can speak with Auburn’s Financial Aid Specialist, Shelley Barto: 440.357.7542 X8326 or [email protected].
  1. Students who plan to take the Auburn Practical Nursing program, Paramedic, Firefighter 1 & 2, Emergency Medical Technician, Public Safety Academy, or Emergency Services Telecommunicator courses are required to take an assessment and meet the minimum scores needed for placement. 
  1. The Auburn Practical Nursing program, Paramedic, Firefighter 1 & 2, Emergency Medical Technician, Public Safety Academy, or Emergency Services Telecommunicator programs have additional requirements for enrollment. These requirements are found on the requirements for enrollment page on our website, and in course syllabi and application packets.

Readmission Policy

Students who withdraw from a program before completing, are dismissed due to grades, attendance, or behavior, or are Administratively Withdrawn cannot re-enroll in a program unless he/she completes a written petition and submits it to the Director of Adult Workforce Education or the program’s director. The petition must include how the student will be successful and address any attendance/grade/behavior issues during their prior attendance. The course instructor or program administrator and the Director of Adult Workforce Education will review the petition and grant or deny re-enrollment. The decision of the course instructor and Director of Adult Workforce Education is final. Students with a prior unpaid balance owed to Auburn Career Center are not eligible to re-enroll or petition to re-enroll unless the unpaid balance is resolved. 
School Closings

The Workforce Education Division of Auburn Career Center adheres to a school calendar for scheduled holidays. The calendar may be accessed at the school website or by asking for a copy from the Workforce Education Office. Unscheduled school closings will be announced over television stations or online. Our school closing announcements will be listed as Auburn Career Center Workforce Education. Unscheduled class cancellations occur mainly during the winter months. Workforce Education classes do NOT necessarily follow the high school protocols. Students should use their discretion to determine if weather conditions preclude attending class. Students who choose not to attend when Auburn remains open will be counted absent.


Parking is available without charge to all students attending Auburn Career Center. Students are advised to lock their vehicles and to avoid leaving items in the vehicle that might prompt a break-in. Auburn Career Center assumes no liability or responsibility for damage or theft to vehicles or their contents, and anyone parking on Auburn Career Center campus parking areas does so at their own risk. In the event of a theft, damage, or accident involving a vehicle on campus, the individuals involved are advised to file a report to the proper law enforcement authorities.


Students have the right to review and receive copies of all educational records. They must complete a transcript request form. Send completed form to the Workforce Education Office, 8140 Auburn Rd., Concord Twp., OH  44077 or fax them to 440-358-8012.

Students wishing to review student records should provide a written notice identifying requested student records to the Workforce Education Director, and should make an appointment by contacting the Workforce Education office.

Students have the right to challenge the contents of a student record when they believe that any of the information contained in the record is inaccurate, misleading or violates the student’s privacy. The student must request a challenge of a student record in writing.
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