First Time in College Student

Am I a First Time in College Student?

You are a first time in college student if you have never attended a college or university.


Are you currently a high school senior planning to attend “大学 in the Fall 学期?

Between October through April, you can participate in the Student Orientation and 登记 (SOAR) Program that offers early registration.
参观 飙升的网站 的时间表 and more information.



高三学生: If you are a graduating high school senior and you are applying for the Summer or Fall 学期, then please enter the information on your application as if you have 已经毕业. 

应用 for Admission Online


To be eligible for “大学 admission including all Career Technical Education (CTE) Programs, the student must be at least 18 years old or have one of the following:

  • U.S. 高中毕业证书
  • General Education Degree (GED)
  • California High School Proficiency Certificate


For assistance, visit:

  • Student Online Services
  • 或者, 梦想中心.
    The 梦想中心 provides Bilingual (English/Spanish) support, resources, information and referrals for all Dreamer, undocumented, AB 540, and DACA students and allies in a safe and confidential environment. 


Your Student ID number (W#), 课程的网页, and Zonemail

1. Get your W# (student ID number)

You will need your W# frequently to logon to the college online systems and for campus 服务.

You can get it from 2 ways:

  1. 从电子邮件: 3-5 days after your application is submitted, you will receive a unique student w#通过邮件. Remember to check your spam folder.

  2. 从课程的网页:
    1. 进入课程的网页.
    2. Enter your user ID with your social security number or CCC-ID.
    3. Enter your PIN (Default PIN is your birthdate in numerical format: MMDDYY).
    4. 登录并点击 我的身份证是什么?

If your PIN is disabled or you are still unable to obtain your W#, email 招生 & 档案处

2. Login to your 课程的网页

课程的网页 is where students can view their student records, register for classes, and access many more 服务. You will need to access it frequently throughout the 学期s, so make sure you can login as soon as possible.
If you have not logged in yet, then follow these steps:

  1. 进入课程的网页.
  2. Enter your user ID with your W#, social security number, or CCC-ID.
  3. Enter your PIN (Default PIN is your birthdate in numerical format: MMDDYY).

3. Login to your Zonemail

Zonemail is your student email. Make sure you can login to 课程的网页 (见上图), and then follow these instructions to login to your zonemail account.


应用 for Financial 援助

All students are encouraged to apply for financial aid, regardless of your financial 情况. Financial aid can help pay for enrollment fees, books, transportation, and other educational costs for eligible students.

参加我们的 Zoom Application Assistance for FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application support. 

The FAFSA and CA Dream Act applications have a priority deadline of March 2nd, however, students can still apply for financial aid after this deadline. Check your financial 援助要求: 课程的网页 to complete the process.



完成 Orientation

完成 网络方向, which is required to receive Priority 登记.

完整的 Online Orientation


Assessment and Placement

参观 Assessment Center website to continue with step 5 on completing the English and Math self-guided placement.


Choose your first 学期 classes

Attend a First Semester 规划 Session (FSPS) to create an abbreviated, one-学期 9月.
Schedule a First Semester 规划 Session


Sign up for Summer Bridge (如适用)

Summer Bridge is a free program designed to provide new, first time college students with the tools needed for a strong start to college.

参观 Summer Bridge website 的时间表.


完整的 第九条 Training

完整的 第九条 - Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Training



遵循 steps to register for classes.


Additional steps prior to start of classes

审查 the steps to complete to start the 学期 off right.