Open Registration for Winter and Spring Credit & Noncredit Classes at Hancock Begins Nov. 9

Hundreds of classes to choose from!

NOVEMBER 8, 2019--Students at Allan Hancock College will be able to register for both winter and spring 2020 credit and noncredit classes this month. The college’s schedules of winter and spring classes are live on the college’s website, Registration for both semesters begins on Nov. 9.

Winter session classes begin the week of Dec.16. The college will offer nearly 50 classes that run five weeks or less. Nearly all of the classes are available online and meet general education requirements for Hancock and four-year universities, including the California State University and University of California systems. Available winter classes include art appreciation, health and wellness, career planning, small business management and more.

Spring classes begin the week of Jan. 21. The college will offer nearly 1,200 classes during the spring semester including online courses and more than 100 classes at the Lompoc Valley Center. High school students enrolled in the College Now! program will be able to register for pre-approved classes beginning on Nov. 18.

Free print copies of Hancock’s winter and spring 2020 Schedule at a Glance will be available in the coming weeks at all college locations and local public libraries in Santa Maria, Lompoc and Santa Ynez Valley and the Five Cities area, while supplies last. The schedule contains a basic listing of credit classes at the time of publication. However, all students should use the online Class Search for real-time information and details.

For more credit class registration information, call the Admissions & Records office at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3248. The toll-free number in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties is 1-866-DIAL AHC (342-5242) ext. 3248.

In addition to classes for credit, members of the community will also be able to register for noncredit and fee-based classes through Allan Hancock College Community Education beginning Nov. 9. Community Education is offering more than 200 noncredit courses this spring, including English as a Second Language (ESL), vocational education, and preparation for GED and citizenship exams.

Community Education fee-based classes include beginning yoga, introduction to beekeeping, art journaling, symphonic band, and more. Children between the ages of four and 18 can register for Community Education’s popular College for Kids Classes, which include dance classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and other dance styles.   

Free copies of Community Education’s Spring Spectrum schedule will be available at all college locations and have already been mailed to local residents. The schedule contains a basic listing of credit classes at the time of publication, as well as details on how to register for Community Education classes. For more information about Community Education classes, visit or call 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3209.

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Last Modified Nov 8, 2019