Admitted Students FAQs
Is orientation mandatory?
Yes, and you won\'t want to miss it!
How do I find out more about orientation?
Check out our Orientation page for all the details.
Housing & Employment
Do you offer on-campus housing?
No, we do not.
How do I find an apartment of other type of housing?
Check out our Housing and Employment page for links to apartment finder websites.
Can I live (and work) in a funeral home while a student?
Yes, see Housing and Employment page.
How do I find a roommate?
Check out our Cohort Connection Facebook page, designed just for students and alumni. Try posting a roommate request there.
What is the cost of living for Cincinnati?
Refer to the Relocating section of our Housing and Employment page.
How do I find other jobs?
Check out our Job Board!
Are there any scholarships available?
Yes, there are many funeral service related scholarships. In addition, once you are a CCMS student, you will receive periodic notices of scholarship opportunities specifically for students.
What is the CCMS Academic Excellence Scholarship?
Incoming students with a strong GPA are highly encouraged to apply for this scholarship. More details may be found on our Scholarships page.
Clinical Lab (Embalming Lab)
I don\'t have any experience with embalming. Will I be at a disadvantage?
No! CCMS students start their education at all different levels of experience. You are at CCMS to learn, so prior experience is not necessary.
What will my lab schedule be like?
You will be scheduled for lab (Clinical Mortuary Practice) one day per week, either in the morning or the afternoon. You will receive your schedule at orientation.
Is there a lab orientation?
Yes, there is a lab orientation during the first week of classes. This is in addition to general orientation on the first day of school.
Do you employ students in the clinical lab?
Yes, we employ students as Lab Assistants.
Technology & Library
Will I have a student email account?
Yes, each student is assigned an email account. You will receive your log-in information a few days before Orientation.
Will I have access to a computer on campus?
Yes, the library has desktops and laptops for student use.
Will I have access to a printer / copier on campus?
Yes, the library has printers / copiers for student use.
Does CCMS provide student discounts on Microsoft Office?
Where do I park?
CCMS has only one parking lot; students and staff both park here.
Is parking free?
Yes, parking is free.
Children & Guests
Does CCMS offer childcare services?
No, we do not have child care facilities, nor are we affiliated with a child care facility.
Are guests allowed on campus?
In order to be courteous to other students and to maintain the maximum level of security and confidentiality, students must keep personal visitors to a minimum.