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Community College Information

Applying to Community College

  • Application Process:
  1. Complete an online application at cccapply.org
  2. Complete a financial aid application by March 2nd at: fafsa.ed.gov 
  3. Attend an orientation
  4. Register for classes

Community Colleges offer several options for students:

  • Associate Degree (2-year) programs in arts (A.A.) or sciences (A.S.) 
  • Transfer Options (2-3 years). Many Community Colleges have Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)
  • Certificate Programs (3 months-2 years) in various industries
  • Find out information on Early Welcome HERE
  • SCC Representative:  Griselda Morones is available for virtual appointments to assist you with the application process, registering for classes, financial aid and more. You can contact Griselda Morones at morones_griselda@sccollege.edu. You can also join her direct ZOOM drop-in hours on Thursday's from 12:30-1:30pm. You can go here to join. 
  • DSPS student services CLICK HERE or check out the SCC DSS Flyer at the bottom of this page
  • Find more information on Early Welcome at the bottom of this page and by watching this virtual presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OM0z0D6HYbE
  • Find out about Summer Advantage Academy HERE; dates will be August 16 and August 17
  • Early Welcome Update:

    Due to an overwhelming response to the extension of SCC’s Early Welcome (EW) Program, our counseling schedule is full. Therefore, we are officially ending the Early Welcome 2021 Program.




Fullerton College

  • Students apply online at: https://admissions.fullcoll.edu/online-application/. Watch how to apply HERE
  • FCC Representative: Pablo Garcia Alvarez is available for virtual appointments to answer any of your questions about FCC. Book an appointment HERE or join FCC's ZOOM drop-in hours Tuesday's or Thursday's from 1-3pm HERE: https://fullcoll-edu.zoom.us/j/95677756723 | Meeting ID: 95677756723
  • Teacher Pathway Program (TPP) - Find out more about this program on their website. Applications due April 30th, 2021. Click HERE for the application!
  • If you are attending Fullerton College next school year and would like to make an appointment with a counselor please click HERE 
    • DISCOVER OCC: March 2nd-5th and March 9th-12th
      Due to COVID-19, this year OCC will not be hosting their annual Senior Day. Instead, they will host Discover OCC. ONLY the students who have APPLIED to OCC or any of the other Coast Colleges, will have access to this event via Coast Colleges Canvas. 
  • Contact OCC Outreach Staff for additional questions:
    Outreach Specialist: Eduardo Cervantes; ecervantes24@occ.cccd.edu
    Outreach Counselor: Denia Guillen; dguillen@occ.cccd.edu
    Outreach Counselor: Jenny Hall; jhall100@occ.cccd.edu
  • Check out the OCC attachment at the bottom of this page for more information on dual enrollment courses
  • Make sure to check out OCC's online Summer Health Academy for incoming high school juniors and seniors
    • See flyer below for more information
  • Summer School Information for OCC found here
A 6-step process for student success:
  • Apply to IVC at: admissions.ivc.edu
  • Apply for financial aid (recommended)
  • Advisement and first-semester plan (required)
  • Orientation (required)
  • Registration
  • Attend classes
  • See flyer attached to book a virtual appointment with an IVC representative
Last Update 4/2021