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Community College Information


Applying to Community College

  1. Complete an online application
  2. Take placement tests in both English and Math
  3. Attend an orientation
  4. Register for classes

Community Colleges offer several options for students:

  • Associate Degree programs (2 years) in arts (A.A.) or sciences (A.S.)
  • Transfer Options (2-3 years) Many Community Colleges have Transfer Agreement Guarantee (TAG)
  • Certificate Programs (3 months-2 years) in arts, sciences, technical, and occupational fields such as health, business and finance, electronics, computer sciences, agriculture, police and fire science, food science, and building and landscaping trades.

Fullerton College

Students apply online at

  • If you plan on attending Fullerton College please see Mrs. Gandy to sign up for the Counseling 100 Course.
    • This course will be offered April 11-May 16th from 3 - 6:20 PM.
    • Taking this course helps you select courses and develop an educational plan, understand educational options and policies, explore campus resources and services and you will earn 1 transferable unit and will get priority registration.
    • Dual Enrollment- Please see flyer below of FREE college classes offered at our PYLUSD high schools.
      • If interested please apply to Fullerton and submit a special admit form to Mrs. Gandy.
        • Spring 2019- Art 117 (America-Art History) Feb 4 - May 20, 3:15-5:05pm M/W
        • Spring 2019- Counseling 100 April 11 - May 16, 3:00-6:20 Thursdays
Irvine Valley College
A 7-Step Process for student success
1. Apply to IVC at
2. Apply for financial aid (recommended)
3. Sign up for math and English assessments, visit (required)
4. Advisement and first-semester plan (required)
5. Orientation (required)
6. Registration
7. Attend classes
Santiago Canyon College
Students apply online at
Representative: Erica, on campus every Thursday 9:00-10:30 AM
Orientation Day: April 26, 2019

Orange Coast College

Students apply online at

OCC Senior Day:  March 5, 2019