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Steps to Register for Classes

Use the following steps as a guide to get started.  Priority registration is granted for students who complete steps 1, 3, 4, & 5.  Students who do not complete the necessary steps for priority registration will be able to enroll during open registration, after priority registration is over. 

You can register for classes up to the first day of class.


Summer 2022

Admission Application: October 1, 2020
Online Class Search: October 1, 2021
Priority Registration begins: April 25, 2022
Classes begin: June 13, 2022

Fall 2022

Admission Application:  October 1, 2020
Online Class Search:  October 1, 2021
Priority Registration begins: April 25, 2022
Classes begin: August 15, 2022
Term 2 classes begin:  October 10, 2022



Complete the Online Admission Application

By clicking on the "Apply for Admission" link below, you will be directed to the California Community College Online Application.  It is important that you complete BOTH steps:

Step 1: Create a CCCApply account and receive a CCCID, and
Step 2: Complete the application for admission for Allan Hancock College.


After completing the application for admission, an email will be sent to the address provided on your application which will include your AHC myHancock log-in information and your student identification number, also known as an H number. 

If you do not receive an email within 24 hours of submitting your application, please search your email for "AHC Admissions." Often the email might go into your junk, spam, or promotions folder.

You will receive a my.hancockcollege email after you have competed registration.

Video: Getting started with the myHancock portal

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 

Contact Admissions and Records Office for more information at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3248.


Apply for Financial Aid


Complete the Online Orientation

All new students are required to complete the online orientation. You will learn about student support services, college success tips, and other important "need to know" information.

You can access the online orientation through your myHancock portal.  

Contact the Counseling Department for more information at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3293.


Check your English and Math Placement

Your English and Math skills will be assessed based off of your high school and/or official college transcripts as reported to the college via CCCApply or through previous courses taken at an accredited institution. 

You may view your placement by logging onto your myHancock portal and clicking "My English and Math Placement" under the "Registration" section. 

Contact the Counseling Department for more information at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3293.  


Complete a First Semester Plan

All new students are required to create a 1st semester plan with a counselor.  A counselor will assist you in understanding your English and Math placement, identify your academic goal, and help you develop a first semester plan using Degree Works.  Call the Counseling Department for drop-in availability.

Contact the Counseling Department for more information at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3293.


Register and Pay for Classes

Log onto your myHancock portal and verify your registration date under "My Registration Date" (available approximately one month before registration opens).

Video Help: How to Register for a Class at Hancock
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How to Register for Classes from the Waitlist
Cómo registrarse a clases estando en lista de espera

Go to myHancock to Register for Classes

CCPG recipients are still responsible for additional fees not waived by CCPG. 

Fall 2020 through Spring 2022 - Due to COVID-19, students are currently NOT being dropped for non-payment. We encourage you to make your payment as soon as possible to avoid having a hold placed on your student account. 

Contact the Cashier Services for more information at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3270 or 3626 or visit the Cashier Services webpage and select "Payment Deadlines".


Complete a Student Education Plan (SEP)

An SEP is a comprehensive semester-by-semester plan created in Degree Works listing all courses you will need to complete in order to reach your educational goal.  It is recommended to complete your SEP before you register for your second semester.  It is important to register during priority registration and get into classes pertaining to your academic goal.  

To schedule your SEP appointment, contact the Counseling Department at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3293 or use the Successnet scheduling link below.

Schedule a Counseling Appointment