Apply & Register

General Information for Application and Registration PDF

Spring 2015

  • Admission Applications accepted starting Oct 20
  • Online Class Search available Nov 3
  • New Students, Get the Classes you want! Priority Registration begins Nov 17

summer 2015

  • Admission Applications accepted starting Nov 1
  • Online Class Search available March 23
  • Priority Registration begins April 13

fall 2015

  • Admission Applications accepted starting Nov 1
  • Online Class Search available April 20
  • Priority Registration begins May 11

Registering for Classes

How to Register Online PDF
Register on myHancock

Steps to enrollment 

Steps to Enrollment

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Complete an online admission application-it's free. You will receive a myHancock account username and password, including a student ID number, also known as an H #. You will need this information to register for classes. 

If you are a California Dream Act student with a government issued social security number, you may complete the online admission application.  If you do not have a government issued social security number, you may complete a web form with the information needed for the college to complete the admissions process for you.  You must complete the AB540 Non-Resident Exempt Waiver and bring it to the Admissions and Records office whether completing the online application or the web form.  Click here to download the waiver form. 

NOTE: Have you attended another college/university?  Students who have attended other accredited colleges/universities are required to submit all official transcripts to the Admissions and Records Office for an evaluation.  This also includes students that have Advanced Placement (AP), IB, CLEP, and military credit (Admissions and Records Office ext. 3248).

1Apply for financial aid - it's free ( All students are encouraged to apply.  By completing the FAFSA, you may also qualify for the BOG, which will waive your enrollment fees.  Check your financial aid status for requirements/updates in myHancock. California Dream Act students need to complete the Dream Act Application (  The application will also determine if you qualify for the BOG  
(Financial Aid Office ext. 3200)

1Attend an orientation. All new students are required to complete an orientation.  You can either complete an interactive orientation online or in-person on campus.  You will learn about student support services, college success tips, and other important "need to know" information.  For orientation dates on campus, go to our Orientation/Advising webpage (Counseling Department ext. 3293).   

1Complete the START placement test.  your reading, writing, and math skills will be assessed.  Check out the START study guide before you test. No appointment is necessary. Know your student ID# and bring a photo ID. For Testing Center hours and link to the study guide, visit the Testing Center webpage (Testing Center ext. 3364)

1Complete an Academic Advising Workshop (AAW).  All new students are required to attend an AAW.  At the workshop, you will meet with a counselor who will assist you in understanding your assessment results and help you develop a first semester plan.  For AAW dates on campus, go to our Orientation/Advising webpage (Counseling Department ext. 3293).

1 Register for classes. Log onto your myHancock account and verify your registration date under your “Student” tab, and select "Registration Status".  Priority registration is granted for new students who complete steps 2, 4, & 5 prior to the first day of priority registration.  Go to "Get the Classes You Want" for more information (Admissions and Records Office ext. 3248)

7Pay your enrollment fees. BOG recipients are still responsible for additional fees. If you do not pay your fees by the deadline, you will be dropped from your classes (Cashiers ext. 3626).

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