Shawnee Mission South High School Counselors are available to assist students and parents with academic counseling and advisement, personal/social concerns, and post graduation plans relating to career and college. Please contact us at 913-993-7530  if you have any questions or concerns.

Concerned about college planning/ acceptance for next year?  NACAC (National Admission College and Admission Counseling) is updating their site continuously on the latest information.

NACAC Website

For updated District information, check the SMSD Information Central page.




Enrollment Deadline Extended –
The College Now and Quick Step Plus College Algebra enrollment deadline has been extended to Monday, Nov 9

Testing Deadlines –
The deadline to complete placement testing or to request a placement waiver has been extended to Oct 30. Due to required social distancing measures in our Testing Center, seating for placement testing will be limited.  To ensure enrollment by the deadline, schedule an appointment to complete any required placement testing as early as possible.

College Now Grant –
JCCC has a limited amount of grant funds available for our College Now students.  Students must enroll and submit the grant application before the semester enrollment deadline to be considered.  If awarded, the grant typically covers one class at the Johnson County resident tuition rate.  Deadline for enrollment and College Now Grant Application submission has been extended to Monday, Nov 9 by 5 p.m. 

If there are questions or concerns about making payment, please contact the Bursar’s Office for assistance at 913-469-2567 or email  Students and parents can also visit MyFinances to view account balance information and make payment.  To give your parents access to view and pay your bill and receive your 1098-T, add them as an authorized user.  Log in to MyFinances and click Authorized Users under My Profile Setup.  Enter your parent’s email address and then choose the access to grant.

Payment Deadlines –
The deadline for fall College Now and Quick Step Plus enrollment is Monday, Nov 9.  Payment is due at the time of enrollment.



If you need assistance from a social worker or counselor regarding academics, mental health support, or resources, let us know.

If this is a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 immediately.

If the emergency is not life-threatening, but you need to talk to someone, support is available 24/7 through Johnson County Mental Health at 913-268-0156, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, or the CRISIS TEXT Line. Text "HOME" to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.


Family/Student Request Form