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Admissions and Records

How to apply

Who may apply?

Complete the Application for Admission (apply online as early as possible)

2015-2016 Admissions Application Schedule

Spring 2016 - Begins October 1, 2015- Apply online

Summer 2016 - TBD- Apply online

Fall 2016 - TBD- Apply online

It is important to apply early. The earlier you apply, the earlier your priority registration date and the best choices for classes.

What's next? When can I get my classes? Briefly, there are 4 more steps. See the Steps to Register for all the details.

  1. Complete the Orientation to College online
  2. Take the Placement Tests: walk-in and appointment info, Assessment, D-205,
  3. Attend a group counseling session
    walk-in and appointment info
  4. Register for classes online on your registration priority date.

Additional steps for special populations:

  1. AB540 students need to complete and submit the AB540: California Nonresident Tuition Exemption form to the Admission Office in L -Building Office-121:
    Adobe Acrobat PDF Logo AB540: California Nonresident Tuition Exemption form

  2. International students need to follow the International student application process and submit all paperwork to the International Student Center in D-Building, Office-204:
    Adobe Acrobat PDF Logo International Student Application process

Notice of Annual Security Report Availability

Pasadena City College’s annual security report is available online at This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for Pasadena City College and the Community Education Center. Paper copy is also available at the Campus Police office in building B-210.