Have questions? Welcome to PCC! The First Year Experience (FYE) is designed for new-to-college students, former dual enrollment students, and students with fewer than 20 college credits.

By completing all of the steps below, you will be given Pathways FYE priority registration. Your priority registration date will be a couple of weeks before other students, allowing you to get the classes you need and the schedule you want. For more information, contact pathways@pasadena.edu

Apply to PCC
Click the button below to complete your application online. This will redirect you to the CCCApply website. Create an account using a personal email or log in if you already have an account. PCC will send you your student ID number by email within a week.
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High School Seniors: If you are applying for the Fall semester and you will be graduating in June or earlier, please enter the information on your application as if you have already graduated.
Apply for Financial Aid
Activate Your LancerPoint
Complete Your Online Orientation
Check Your Math and English Placement
Complete the New Student Counseling Workshop
Attend First Year Experience Open House
Register for Jam
Prepare for Registration
Register for Classes
Important COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:
If you are registering for in-person classes, you must upload your vaccination records before you will be able to register. 

If you are registering for online classes only, no vaccination clearance is required.

Not a first-time college student?

If you are not a first time college student, you may have different steps you need to follow. Review our options to determine what type of student you are and get the correct steps for you!

What type of student are you?

Contact Us!

The First Year Experience team is here to help answer all your questions about the steps to become a PCC student.

Email your questions to pathways@pasadena.edu.