Below are the steps on how to create an OpenCCC account and apply to the college:
1.) Please begin at CCCApply.org
2.) From the drop down menu on the right hand side select the college you are applying to, and click 'Apply' link, and you will be directed the college’s Admissions page.
3.) Select the online application link(s) on the Admissions page, you will then be directed to OpenCCC.
4.) Select 'Create an Account.' Account creation is a one-time process, please save account information for future application submissions with OpenCCC.
5.) After creating an OpenCCC account please click on the 'Continue' tab, you will then be directed to the 'My Applications' page.
6.) Select 'Start a New Application' link to begin online application.
Once you have submitted an application to a college it can take 1-2 business days for you to receive your student ID and enrollment information. If more than 2 business days have passed and you have not been contacted by your college, please call our Helpdesk to confirm your application was submitted successfully.
If you already have an account with us and are needing assistance to recover your account please give us a call or email us with the contact information below.
California Community Colleges Help Desk