You are a transfer student if you have attended another college, but never attended Cerritos College.
STEP 1: ADMISSION AND FINANCIAL AID
Complete the admission's application by applying online (proof of residence may be required). We recommend having official high school/college transcripts sent directly to Cerritos College Admissions and Records or submit them to a counselor during an appointment.
Apply by March 2 to be considered for Cal Grant B & C.
STEP 2: COUNSELING
Once you have completed your application for admission, you need to schedule an appointment with a counselor to develop an educational plan and determine the appropriate course(s) selection for your program of study.
Stand-by (Walk-in) counseling is also available. Bring high school/college transcripts, placement test results, and/or other documentation verifying completed coursework when you meet with a counselor. If you need to complete the Self-Report Tool, you will be informed.
SELF-REPORT TOOL (FORMERLY ASSESSMENT)
The Self-Report Tool (SRT) provides students with the opportunity to place into English, reading, math or ESL (English as a Second Language) courses based on their United States high school records. There are two SRTs: one for English/reading/ESL and one for math.
STEP 3: ENROLLMENT AND COUNSELING
After receiving your enrollment appointment through MyCerritos, you may enroll online at MyCerritos on or after your scheduled time.
Be sure to pay all fees. Students who receive financial aid must follow the same fee schedule when paying lab fees, Cerritos College Student Activities (CCSA) fee, and the Health fee. Failure to pay your fees on time will result in being dropped and/or waitlisted.
After getting settled into your first semester, meet with a counselor every semester. Counselors are available to assist you with your educational planning year-round. Join Cerritos College counselors in an Educational Planning Workshop. You are strongly encouraged to make an appointment with a counselor, mid-semester, to ensure that your educational plan accurately reflects your career goal. The appointments are 30-60 minutes in duration. Counseling appointments are designed to help you create your own personal education plan identifying the classes you need to take in the next 2 to 3 semesters.
That's all there is to it. Congratulations!
Welcome to Cerritos College!
If you need accommodations with any of these activities due to a disability, please visit Disabled Student Programs & Services (DSPS) or contact them at 562.860.2451, Ext. 2335.