Eligible first-time NEW to College Students who have never attended any college are required to complete assessment andorientation-counseling prior to enrollment.
Students who start college informed and prepared through EARLY assessment, orientation and counseling are more likely to be successful and to reach their educational goals.
Students may choose to participate in the Early Success Program (ESP) and receive the benefit of earlier enrollment for the fall semester. Students eligible for ESP must submit an admissions application for Fall 2014; take assessments in English, reading and math or ESL testing; and complete orientation-counseling by Tuesday, June 17th to receive this benefit.
Student steps for ESP are:
Application to the college
Starting Saturday, February 1st students can submit a Summer & Fall 2014 application online at our CCCApply site: http://www.cerritos.edu/apply
If you would like to submit an application in-person to the Admission and Records Office, you may do so starting Monday, February 3rd.
Assessment for English, math, and reading or ESL test
Complete these 3 assessment tests or the ESL test before orientation-counseling. Preparation information and dates and times are available at
Orientation & Counseling should be completed after assessment tests.
Available online or in on-campus workshops.
Starting Monday, June 23rd, you may view your enrollment appointment for the Fall 2014 semester on MyCerritos; upon completion of the Early Success program receive an earlier appointment for fall semester classes. Enrollment starts in mid-July.
First-time NEW to College Students applying for the fall semester who do not complete all the steps by Tuesday, October June 17th will not receive ESP early enrollment. First-time NEW to College Students who do not complete Assessment and Orientation-Counseling will not be able to enroll.
For more information, visit the links above or call Cerritos College Counseling Services at 562.860.2451, extension 2231.