You are considered a “First Time PCC Noncredit Student” and will need to complete an Application for the PCC Noncredit Division if:

  • You have never been a PCC student
  • You applied for a previous major term/semester (Fall Semester or Spring Semester) but never registered or took classes 

Follow These Steps:

Learn About Our Noncredit Programs and Classes
Once you’ve learned about our Noncredit programs and courses, go to the Schedule of Classes to find out if the course(s) you’re interested in is available in your preferred Term/Semester.
Need help using the class schedule? Use our video and guide to learn more. 
You need to complete the Noncredit application before enrolling in classes. Follow the link below to complete the online application. This will redirect you to the OpenCCC page. Create an account using a personal email OR sign-in if you already have an account.  

Complete the application for the semester you intend to take classes (select either Summer/Fall or Spring term).

Once your application has been accepted, you will receive a Welcome Letter via email within 5 business days. The letter will be sent to the email address you provided during the application process. Follow all required steps listed in the letter.

You must activate your new LancerPoint account to continue the registration process. The Welcome Letter you received will contain your assigned LancerPoint User Name, student ID#, and the steps you must follow.
Need help activating your account? Use our video and guide to learn more.

* Required only for Adult High School, GED Preparation, and some ESL Courses.

Assessment/Placement tests are used to determine your appropriate course level and are required in order to register for these classes.

Review our Assessment/Placement test guide for additional information about what to expect in the testing process.

* Required only for Adult Basic Education, Adult High School, and/or GED Preparation. You will not be able to register for these courses until you meet with a Counselor and get access to register for these restricted courses.

Adult High School and GED students: You will schedule an appointment with a Counselor on the day of your Assessment/Placement test.  

Adult Basic Education (ABE) students: Schedule an appointment with a Counselor by contacting the Noncredit Counseling department at or (626) 585-3006.

Review your assigned registration date and time in LancerPoint before registering for classes. On your assigned day, login to your LancerPoint account and register using the Course Reference Number (CRN#) in the Schedule of Classes for each course you’re interested in taking.

After registering, make sure to check your PCC student email ( gmail account accessed via LancerPoint). You will receive emails from your instructor(s) and the college periodically.

Need help registering for classes?  Use our video and guide for instructions.

For additional assistance, contact Noncredit Counseling or Admissions & Records.