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Recover / register, Account.

I registered as a new student but for some reason, it took me to the page recover account.

as far as I know, this is the first time, I have registered at Coast Community College.



  • Hello @jjvargas

    OpenCCC accounts are used to apply to any of our 116 California Community Colleges. If you have applied in the past to any of our colleges then you would have an existing OpenCCC account. Please use the steps below to recover your account.

    1.) Go to and type the name of the college and click 'Apply'

    2.) Click Sign In.

    3.) Select 'Recover Account' and enter your last name and date of birth. 

    4.) You will be asked to select a way to receive a verification code based on the contact information listed on your OpenCCC account.

    5.) If an account is not found, or your information is no longer valid, please call our Helpdesk.

    Thank you,

  • I an cutting my teeth for registering and taking classes and applyinsg for graduate studies by trying to regisSeter for a one-unit [but important] class at Chabot College in Hayward for the Spring Semester, 2023. May I use my Social Security Number, Student I.D., or date of birth as. my user name? Steve

  • Hello @CHM8819

    Can you tell me if you are trying to log into your OpenCCC account to apply, or are you having difficulty registering for the course through your Chabot College student portal.

    Thank you,