Applying for Admission

Applying to a California community college is simple. There are two easy ways to apply: online or on paper. Begin your application with a California Community College through CCCApply at new windowwww.CCCApply.org, where you can either enter your information online for most colleges, or in some instances, get redirected to a college web site for instructions on how to complete your application on paper.

Although the California Community Colleges enroll students year-round, you should still apply as early as possible. If you have questions or if you would like to talk to someone about whether attending a community college is right for you, contact the college's counseling office to make an appointment.

Already have a CaliforniaColleges.edu account?

There are some great benefits for you if you already have a CaliforniaColleges.edu account through this site. You can transfer all of the relevant information you've already entered, such as schools you've attended, directly into the online application on the CCCApply site.

To transfer your personal CaliforniaColleges.edu information, simply log on to CCCApply with your CaliforniaColleges.edu username and password. Then click on the California Community College application from the list and click 'Start New Application.' You can also use CCCApply to apply to more than one college. Plus, if you file your community college application online, you don't have to complete all of it at once. Simply save your work and return later. Just don't forget to complete and submit your application when you are finished!

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