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Important COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement. If you are registering for in-person classes, you must upload your vaccination records before you can register. If you are registering for online classes only, no vaccination clearance is required.

Bring the skills and expertise you have gained in your previous higher education coursework and continue developing at PCC. Whether you're seeking to complete a degree, to prepare to transfer or to build on the degree you already have, we will meet you where you are and help you continue along your educational path.

  1. Apply to PCC

    PCC has an open enrollment policy, which means you can apply year-round. However, it's best to apply early to improve your priority registration date and get the best choices for classes.​ Complete your application online.

    Apply Now or Read more about applying to PCC

  2. Apply for Financial Aid

    Get help paying for your tuition and fees at PCC. Visit the Financial Aid office to learn more about the financial aid options and to apply.

  3. Set Up Your LancerPoint

    After you apply to PCC, you will receive an email with your LancerPoint ID number and link to set up your LancerPoint portal account. Set up your LancerPoint immediately to be able to continue with the rest of the steps.

  4. Complete Your Online Orientation

    The online orientation is a simple five-step process that will make you an expert on everything PCC. More importantly, it will help you make sure you have completed everything needed to officially become a PCC student. Complete Your Orientation Now.

  5. Submit Your Transcripts and Clear Your Prerequisites

    Turn in your high school and college transcripts from all schools you've attended in order to get credit for the courses you completed. All transcripts should be submitted to the Admissions & Records office. Turn in transcripts now.

    To use credits from your previous college to satisfy your math and English placement and clear prerequisites for a PCC course, you will need to submit a request for prerequisite clearance with each specific class. Submit Your Prerequisite Clearance Now.  

  6. Meet with a Counselor

    Speak with a counselor or connect with an online counselor via email to plan your classes, make a semester ed plan, and get a transcript review.

    Make an Appointment  or  Submit an Online Counseling Request.

  7. Register for Classes

    Register for your classes through LancerPoint.

    Read more about Registering or View Registration Calendar

Get Help

For general questions, call (855)-GO-TO-PCC or email gotopcc@pasadena.edu.

Your LancerPoint ID will be emailed to you AFTER you apply. If you didn't receive it, check your email's spam/junk folder.

More Questions?
Read our guide on how to activate your LancerPoint. You may also submit a support ticket and an admissions representative will be in contact.

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Go to LancerPoint Login


Application Questions
If you have questions about your application, please contact one of our help centers.

Technical Support?
For technical support with the application, contact the OpenCCCApply helpdesk.

Registration Questions?
Read our Registration Guide for help!

Submit a support ticket and an admissions representative will be in contact.