Check Your Status
Already Applied? Check Your Application Status
Check your status online or by text!
1. Submit an admissions application and the application fee or fee waiver. Once processed, you should receive an email confirmation with information to set up your student account. Please allow 2-3 business days for your application to be received and filed for processing.
2. Activate your Clayton State student account. To activate your account, refer to the account activation email and head to Account Manager. The activation email includes your:
Loch ID: (alpha numeric username), such as jsmith1
Laker ID: 9 digit student ID number
NOTE: Should you encounter issues with logging in, please contact our IT helpdesk, The HUB.
Can't find your activation email? You can also text "ID" to (678) 466-6038 to retrieve your Loch ID and Laker ID.
3. Check your status online. Once your account is set up, you will be able to log in to the DUCK with your student email address and new password. Your student email address is your Loch ID + @student.clayton.edu (example: email@example.com). In the DUCK, click the Admissions Status tab and view the Items Required list under Application Information.
4. Check the status of your application by texting the word "status" to (678) 466-6038.
NOTE: You must text from the mobile number provided on your application to get your ID or status. The status provided by text will NOT include your missing checklist items. You will need to activate your student account and check your status in the DUCK to view the admissions checklist.
We look forward to welcoming you into the Laker Family!