For College-specific Issues
Please reach out to your college for questions regarding your Student ID, Student Portal login, Financial Aid, Student Email, Transcripts, Course Registration and Counseling Appointments. Click the link to find to your college's Admissions Office Helpdesk.

For Account Recovery & CCCApply Issues
Phone: (877) 247-4836 or Email: [email protected] 
TTY Phone Number (for the Hearing Impaired Only): (877) 836-9332

Notice: CCCApply Maintenance Friday, June 25th, from 5 PM - 9 PM PST

edited January 2022 in Apply To College

Maintenance updates to the CCCApply PROD environment on Friday, June 25th will result in up to four hours of downtime for the following systems:

  • CCCApply PROD Standard Application
  • CCCApply PROD International Application
  • CCCApply PROD CA Promise Application

These CCCApply PROD updates will start at 5 pm and complete in approximately four hours at 9 PM PST.

The standard maintenance message will be displayed to students and staff attempting to use these systems during the maintenance period.

If you any concerns or questions please let us know.


  • Thank you .

  • How can I get my CCC ID Password?

  • Hello Jeremiah,

    Please call our Helpdesk at 877-247-4836 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so an agent can assist you.

    Thank you,


  • I tried many times to re register and called and went to school but it did not work.

  • Hello @meiliji

    Below are the steps on how to create an OpenCCC account and apply to the college:

    1.) Please begin at

    2.) From the drop-down menu on the right-hand side select the college you are applying to, click the 'Apply' link, and you will be directed to 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 the 'Start a New Application' link to begin the 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 have any further questions or need assistance with accessing an existing OpenCCC/CCCApply account please reach out to the California Community Colleges Help Desk at 1-877-247-4836 [email protected] available 24 hours a day, 7-days a week.