Updated: July 16, 2021

Student Information | Faculty & Staff Information


Student Information

1098-T Tax Document

Students must log into their Campus Connect accounts. You will find a link on the bottom left of the screen that says "view your 1098-T." You can also access your 1098-T information here.

TSI Testing

Online and face-to-face TSI testing by appointment are available. Students should email testing@cisco.edu to begin the registration process and schedule appointments. Walk-in testing is not available at this time.

Course Schedule

View the course schedule to see what classes are being offered and how to fit them into your schedule.

Academic Advising

Contact an advisor for assistance with your degree plan and choosing the classes right for you.

Financial Aid

It's not too late to apply for aid for Spring 2021! Email a financial aid advisor with questions or for an appointment.

U.S. Department of Education Announces Temporary Changes to the Federal Aid Verification Process for the 2021-22 Award Year

Read about changes made by the Department of Education that aim to make it easier for millions of students from low-income backgrounds to access federal financial aid.

Guiding Principles for Students

Read a short document outlining the measures Cisco College has put into place to ensure a safe return to campus for students, faculty, and staff.

Cisco College COVID-19 Campus Safety Policy

The Cisco College campus policy regarding COVID-19 and preventing the spread on campus.

  • Education Resources

    Education Resources

    Texas Association of Community Colleges - Texas Success Center - Remote Learning

    FCC agreement - stating that providers will waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment, and open hot-spots.

    AT&T Response & Resources - offers open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low-income families

    Verizon COVID-19 response - no special offers, but following the FCC agreement.

    Charter Communications Broadband & Wifi Resources

    Comcast Internet Essentials

    Comcast COVID-19 response - offers free WiFi for 2 months to low-income families plus all Xfinity hot-spots are free to the public during this time

    Sprint COVID-19 response - follows FCC agreement, provides unlimited data to existing customers, and, starting Tuesday, 3/17/2020, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.

    T-Mobile COVID-19 response: follows FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers, and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.

    Adobe Creative Cloud - Free temporary at-home access for students who log into Creative Cloud on campus

    EveryoneOn - Search for low-cost internet service and computers by zip code

  • Public Resources

    Public Resources

    Abilene Food Pantry List

    Local Resource List

    Centers for Disease Control Resources

    COVID-19 Index

    Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education

    COVID-19 in Europe

    Travel Notices & Types

    Texas Health and Human Services Resources

    COVID-19 Information

    Types of Travel Notices

    Warning Level 3 - Warning Level 3 (Red): Avoid all non-essential travel to this destination. The outbreak is of high risk to travelers and no precautions are available to protect against the identified increased risk.

    Alert Level 2 - Alert Level 2 (Yellow): Practice enhanced precautions for this destination. The Travel Health Notice describes additional precautions added, or defines a specific at-risk population.

    Watch Level 1 - Watch Level 1 (Green): Practice usual precautions for this destination, as described in the Travel Health Notice and/or on the destination page. This includes being up-to-date on all recommended vaccines and practicing appropriate mosquito avoidance.

  • CARES Act

    CARES Act

    • $2 Trillion CARES Act passed on March 27, 2020
    • $350 billion for a Paycheck Protection Program, which provides loans of up to $10 million to any business with fewer than 500 employees.
    • These loans are forgivable. Loans can be forgiven up to the amount of the loan equal to the sum of expenses for payroll, and existing interest payments on mortgages, rent payments, leases, and utility service agreements.
    • $2 Trillion CARES Act passed on March 27, 2020
    • $350 billion for a Paycheck Protection Program, which provides loans of up to $10 million to any business with fewer than 500 employees.

    You do not have to visit any government institution to apply for the program. All you have to do is apply at any lending institution that is approved to participate in SBA lending or is approved by the U.S. Department of Treasury. This could be the bank you normally use, or a nearby bank. There are thousands of banks that already participate in the SBA’s lending programs, including numerous community banks. You can call your bank or find SBA-approved lenders in your area through SBA’s online Lender Match tool.

    Find more information on the Paycheck Protection Program here.

    For a chart outlining eligibility and terms for loans via the Paycheck Protection Program here.

    • These loans are forgivable. Loans can be forgiven up to the amount of the loan equal to the sum of expenses for payroll, and existing interest payments on mortgages, rent payments, leases, and utility service agreements.

    NEW REFUNDABLE PAYROLL TAX CREDITS: Small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees. This relief to employees and small and midsize businesses is provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, signed by President Trump on March 18, 2020. DETAILS

    GOVERNOR ABBOTT SUSPENDS INSURANCE CLAIM-HANDLING DEADLINES: The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has issued a bulletin to help consumers and the insurance industry during the COVID-19 outbreak and expects all insurers to work with policyholders experiencing financial hardships as a result of the pandemic. DETAILS

  • CARES Act Institutional Reports

    CARES Act Acknowledgment

    Quarterly Institutional Reports:

    CARES Act Institutional Report for quarter ending in 6-30-2021

    CARES Act Institutional Report for quarter ending 3-31-2021

    CARES Act Institutional Report for quarter ending 12-31-2020

    CARES Act Institutional Report for quarter ending 9-30-2020

  • Food for Thought Food Pantry

    Food for Thought Food Pantry

    Cisco College's food pantry, Food for Thought, partners with the community to keep students in school. It fills the gap when emergencies occur by providing students with food and toiletry items.

    Due to COVID-19, the Cisco College's food pantry has seen an influx in need. Please consider making a monetary donation or non-perishable supply donation.

    To make a donation, please contact:

    Martha Montgomery Director of Development Martha.Montgomery@cisco.edu 254-442-5114



Faculty & Staff Information

Employee Self-Attestation for COVID-19

All Cisco College faculty & staff who come to campus for work are required to self-assess that they are not exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms before they begin their workday. Use this form to report if you have traveled to an affected area or come into contact with a positive case.

Travel Reporting Form

Faculty and staff who travel outside of the United States, or in areas of the United States impacted by COVID-19 are required to register with Cisco College before leaving or immediately upon return of a trip, using this travel form.

Guiding Principles - Cisco College COVID-19 Operational Plan

Cisco College’s policies and protocols for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cisco College COVID-19 Campus Safety Policy

The Cisco College campus policy regarding COVID-19 and preventing the spread on campus.