What type of student are you?

Choose from below and find out the next steps to apply and start taking classes at PCC.

Spring 2020

  • Term: 2/18/2020 - 6/14/2020
  • Application Opens:  10/1/2019 (Online only)

Summer 2020

  • Term: 6/17/2020 - 8/11/2020
  • Application Opens: 12/1/2019 (Online only)

Fall 2020

  • Term: 8/24/2020 - 12/13/2020
  • Application Opens: 12/1/2019 (Online only)

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You need to complete an Application to PCC if:

  1. You have never been a student at PCC
  2. You haven't attended PCC for a year or more (i.e. you missed both Fall and Spring semester).
  3. You are attending or have attended PCC as a concurrent enrollment (High School or K-8 student).
  4. You submitted an application for a future semester, but now wish to attend PCC for the current semester.
  5. You applied for a previous term but did not enroll in classes.

You may be eligible for admission to PCC if you are:

  • A high school graduate
  • Not a high school graduate, but over 18 years old. 
  • A 12th-grade-or-below student who meets Concurrent or Dual Enrollment eligibility

Read More About Admissions Eligibility

Yes, you can attend PCC even if you are not a US Citizen or permanent resident. After you have submitted your application to PCC, visit the Office of Admissions and Records to complete a California Nonresident Tuition Exemption form and be exempt from paying nonresident tuition fees.

PCC has an Open Enrollment policy, which means we have an nonselective, noncompetitive, and inclusive admissions process. As long as you meet the college's Admissions Eligibility Criteria, you will be allowed to enroll in classes at PCC! 


Read the Open Enrollment Policy 

If you're a student with a disability, first complete the application to PCC. After you've submitted the application, visit the Disabled Students Programs & Services in D-209 for additional support in the enrollment process. 

To apply for V.A. benefits, first complete your PCC application. Once your application is submitted, take your Report of Separation from Active Duty to the veteran's clerk in W-108. 

Read more about applying for benefits 

Additionally, you can visit our Veterans Resource Center for help with enrollment, academic programs and support, and counseling and advising services. 

Veterans Resource Center 

Get Help

For general questions or help with applying to PCC, submit a support ticket and an admissions representative will be in contact.

For general academic questions, use our online counseling service.


Your LancerPoint ID will be emailed to you AFTER you apply. If you didn't receive it, check your email's spam/junk folder.

More Questions?
Submit a support ticket and an admissions representative will be in contact.

You may also call (626) 585-7395 or visit the Admissions & Records office in L113.

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Application Questions
If you have questions about your application, contact the Admissions & Records office.

Technical Support?
For technical support with the application, contact the OpenCCCApply helpdesk.

Registration Questions?
Submit a support ticket and an admissions representative will be in contact.

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