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Telephone Information Center

The Telephone Information Center (TIC) answers questions related to Admissions, registration, records, Advising, Financial Aid, Cashiers, the Bookstore, and a whole lot more! If there is anything you need to know and you aren't sure who to ask, the TIC team will help you find the answers and resources you need.  We look forward to your call!

Contact Us

(614) 287-5353


Student Central Information 

If you are a current student, please have your Cougar ID number and username ready when you call.  If you email, please email us from your CSCC email and include your Cougar ID number. If you do not receive a response to your email in a timely manner, please check your junk mail or spam folder.




Monday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming Saturdays 2024 

May 18 & 25

9 a.m. to 12 noon

For one week before the semester begins and for the first week of the semester, we have extended hours.  

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

To begin the admission process, please refer to our Get Started Guide which breaks down everything you need to do and includes important dates and deadlines. 

Are you a new college student, transfer, international, etc? We have personalized information for your situation.

Please refer to this web link and follow the instructions on our password site. If you are experiencing a technical issue please contact the IT Support Center directly 614-287-5050.

The code is 006867. Additional information is on the financial aid site.

Starting dates, registration dates, and other important dates are listed on the Academic Calendar.

For information regarding the Testing Center, hours, requirements, review questions, etc. please refer to the center's website.

After you take the placement test, you will generally attend a New Student Orientation or a New Student Workshop. In following semesters, you may meet with your advisor.

The tuition and fees site includes tuition information, as well as information on how to pay your bill and payment options.

CSCC has a wide variety of tutoring services available to our students. 

Yes, Columbus State offers a wide variety of services including Career ServicesCounseling Services, and Accessibility Services.