Pasadena City College, Home of the PCC Lancers

Welcome to PCC Pathways! Pasadena City College has created the award-winning First Year Pathways to help you transition from high school to college smoothly and succeed academically. You can choose from one of the four Pathways. We'll help you decide which one is best for you.

Steps to Apply

  1. Apply to PCC
  2. Take the Math and English placement tests
  3. Activate your LancerPoint account
  4. Apply to one of the first Year Pathways


  • Priority registration
  • Support from counselors, tutors, mentors
  • Access to a study center