Pierce College is committed to offering a broad variety of courses and programs designed to help you achieve your educational goals. We offer two-year college degrees (AA & AS), occupational programs, career advancement certificates, and special transfer programs to the University of California, California State University, and independent colleges.
The Top 10 Reasons to Attend Pierce College
August 26, 2013 - December 15, 2013
You may apply for admission now. DO NOT apply for Summer and/or Fall 2013
if you applied for Spring 2013 already.
Duplicate applications will cause processing delays.
VERY IMPORTANT: Be sure to submit a valid email address that you check often as we will be sending important registration information. You will receive a confirmation email shortly after you submit your online application. If you do not receive the confirmation email in your inbox, please check your junk, spam or bulk mail folder. Please add the following two domains to your contact list in order to reduce the chance of email going to your junk or spam folder:
Be sure to check your email regularly for important announcements.
The Schedule of Classes, the calendar (IMPORTANT dates) and other useful links are posted at www.piercecollege.edu/schedules
The Schedule of Classes for Fall Semester will be posted online in late April.
The username and password created through CCCApply is not the same as the one used in accessing the Los Angeles Community College District Student Information System. In order to access the Student Information System (SIS) a student identification number issued by the Los Angeles Community College is required.
New applicants: A student identification number is issued AFTER the application for admission is processed.
Former/Returning applicants: You already have a LACCD student identification number.
A new/returning student is someone who did not enroll in any school in the Los Angeles Community College District within the last two semesters. New and returning students are REQUIRED to submit an application for admission BEFORE an online registration appointment is issued. Normally, it takes at least 15 working/business-days to process an application for admission. Please note that Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, Winter and Spring Break are NOT working days. See CALENDAR: http://www.piercecollege.edu/schedules/
Additional Information about the Los Angeles Community College District student identification number:
Generally, you can find out what your student identification number is IF you provided your Social Security Number when you submitted your application for admission. Former students may access the Student Information System to view their records; however, in order to register for classes former students are required to apply for admission.
2) CLASS REGISTRATION (tab located in the upper right-hand side area)
3) Enter the required information; instructions are provided. If you enter your SSN, the system will provide your student identification number which begins with "88."
It is the student's RESPONSIBILITY to be aware of the college's rules, regulations and deadlines that appear in the Schedules of Classes, General Catalog, Calendar, Student Information Addendum: www.piercecollege.edu/schedules
Student Information Addendum for Spring 2013 Semester
The following information (and more) is included in the Student Information Addendum for Spring 2013 Semester. Please download, save and read the file:
Pierce College Policy on Prerequisites, Corequisites, Recommended Preparation, and Limitations on Enrollment
Enrollment Process: New & Continuing Students
Enrollment Process: Add a Class, Drop a Class, Audit a Class
Pierce College Fees
How to Read the Schedule of Classes
Registration in Pierce College Classes
Student Rights and Legal Protections
Please note that that the Admissions & Records Office DOES NOT clear prerequisites. Please see course descriptions in the Schedule of Classes.
Admissions: Who Can Attend Pierce College. Who Should Apply?
NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
NEW STUDENTS: Anyone who has never attended Pierce College or any of the Los Angeles Community College District campuses (ELAC, ITV, LACC, LAHC, LAMC, LAPC, LASC, LATTC, LAVC, WLAC).
RETURNING STUDENTS: Any previous Los Angeles Community College student who has NOT attended both the previous Fall and Spring semesters.
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OVER 13 YEARS OF AGE: High school students over 13 years of age may apply online. High School students are limited to 11 units per semester. A Special Student (K-12) Attendance form is required IN ADDITION to the application of admission submitted online. Applicants will receive information (by email) about the required concurrent enrollment form AFTER the application for admission is submitted online.
Who Should NOT Apply?
CONTINUING STUDENTS: Students who attended either the previous Fall or Spring semester at any of the LACCD campuses DO NOT need to reapply. Continuing students can view their district-wide registration date that can be used at any of the nine campuses to enroll for classes. Check the Student Information System (www.piercecollege.edu, CLASS REGISTRATION) for your registration date. Be sure to select the appropriate semester and year. Registration dates for CONTINUING, ACTIVE Spring 2013 Semester LACCD students are viewable now.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Students with an F-1 Visa or who intend to obtain an F1 student visa must apply through the Pierce College International Student Admissions Office. The International Student Application Packet is available on our website at