Have questions? Welcome to PCC! The First Year Experience (FYE) is designed for new-to-college students, former dual enrollment students, and students with fewer than 20 college credits.

By completing all of the steps below, you will be given Pathways FYE Priority Registration. Your priority registration date will be a couple of weeks before other students, allowing you to get the classes you need and the schedule you want. For more information, contact pathways@pasadena.edu

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Apply to PCC
Follow the link below to complete your application online. This will redirect you to the CCCApply website. Create an account using a personal email or log in if you already have an account. Remember to write down and save your Student ID number.
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High School Seniors: If you are applying for the Fall semester and you will be graduating in June or earlier, please enter the information on your application as if you have already graduated. If you are applying for summer and will be graduating after the summer session starts in May, please complete your application as a student who is still enrolled in high school.
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Apply for Financial Aid
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Set Up Your LancerPoint
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Complete Your Online Orientation
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Check Your Math and English Placement
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Complete a New Student Counseling Session
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Attend First Year Experience Open House
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Attend a Pre-Registration Workshop
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Register for Classes
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Attend Jam

Not a first-time college student?

If you are not a first time college student, you may have different steps you need to follow. Review our options to determine what type of student you are and get the correct steps for you!

What type of student are you?

Contact Us!

The First Year Experience team is here to help answer all your questions about the steps to become a PCC student.

Email your questions to pathways@pasadena.edu.