Steps to Enroll for New Students

If you have never taken a college class before and you are not currently in high school, click on these steps below:

Step one: apply

Complete an online application at CCCApply.

Within 24 business hours, you will be emailed your new DVC student ID number, registration date, important student account information, and a link to the online orientation.

This information will be sent to the email address you provided on your application.

If you complete online orientation, assessment, and academic advising, you will be given an earlier registration date and have a better chance of getting into your preferred classes. This is called priority registration.

Step two: online orientation
After you receive your student ID number, you should complete the online orientation (también estara disponible en español). The orientation will provide you with important information about student services, the online student portal, programs, procedures and policies.
Step three: assessment

Once you have completed online orientation, it's time to take the assessment. You can schedule an appointment online at our Assessment Center

Please note that some students may not be required to take the assessment. Review our do I need to take an assessment page for more information.

Step four: academic advising

After completing the assessment, you should register for Counseling 095. This is a six hour academic advising class where you will meet with a counselor and develop an education plan. You will also learn about transferring and potential degree pathways. 

Please note that you are required to complete orientation and assessment before you can register for Counseling 095. 

Step five: register for classes
  • Within 24 business hours of completing the application, you will receive a registration date in your InSite email. If you complete the requirements for priority registration, you will receive an improved registration date in your InSite portal.
  • You may register for classes through InSite or go to the Enrollment Lab for help from a staff member.

Please note that some classes require a prerequisite. These can be found in the class schedule.


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