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How to Get Priority Registration - 3SP

Early Priority Registration is given to eligible students that complete the following by the established deadline. Please see our Student Success and Support Program (3SP or SSSP) for all the steps.


Where to Find Priority Registration Dates

Priority Registration Groups with 3SP completed

The following groups meet 3SP Requirements (completed an Educational Plan, Self-placement and Orientation) and receive Priority Registration for registration dates (Go to Registration Dates Tab) Group 1 - State mandated groups
EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, Veterans, Foster Youth, Homeless, DSPS

Group 2 - Continuing
Athletes, ASG, Honors, MESA, TRiO, Puente, MECHS, International, Middle College, College Advantage and Grandfathered groups

Group 3 - New and returning students

Priority Registration Groups without 3SP completed

The following groups meet DO NOT meet 3SP Requirements (completed an Educational Plan, Self-placement and Orientation) and receive Priority Registration for registration dates (Go to Registration Dates Tab)

Group 4 - State mandated groups
EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, Veterans, Foster Youth, Homeless, DSPS

Group 5 - Continuing students
Athletes, ASG, Honors, MESA, TRiO, Puente, MECHS, International, Middle College, College Advantage and Grandfathered groups

Group 6 - New and returning students

Group 7 - Students with Higher degrees (100+ units); and/or students are probation

High School Students
High School Registration
Grade Summer 2021 Fall 2021
High School Seniors
(12th grade only)
May 11, 2021 Aug. 10, 2021
High School Juniors
(11th grade only)
May 12, 2021 Aug. 11, 2021
High School
(10th, 11th & 12th grades)
May 13, 2021 Aug. 12, 2021
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Group 8 - Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores will be assigned priority dates manually due to the new online registration process.

Registration Dates - Summer 2021
Summer 2021
Date Item
April 20, 2021 Priority Registration begins
April 20, 2021 Group 1-State Mandated groups with SSSP completed
April 22, 2021 Group 2-Continuing student with SSSP completed
April 26, 2021 Group 3-New and returning student with SSSP completed
April 28, 2021 Group 4-State mandated groups without SSSP completed
May 03, 2021 Group 5-Continuing student without SSSP completed
May 05, 2021 Group 6-New and returning student without SSSP completed
May 10, 2021 Group 7-Bachelor & higher degree holders, Students with 100+ degree applicable units, Probation students
May 11, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 12th grade only
May 12, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 11 th & 12th grades only
May 13, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 10th, 11th & 12th grades only
May 25, 2021 Drop for Non-Payment on Balance of $55 or more-SUMMER CLASSES ONLY Drop for non-payment policy. How to pay for classes
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Registration Dates - Fall 2021
Fall 2021
Date Item
April 20, 2021 Priority Registration begins
April 20, 2021 Group 1-State Mandated groups with SSSP completed
April 22, 2021 Group 2-Continuing student with SSSP completed
April 26, 2021 Group 3-New and returning student with SSSP completed
April 28, 2021 Group 4-State mandated groups without SSSP completed
May 03, 2021 Group 5-Continuing student without SSSP completed
May 05, 2021 Group 6-New and returning student without SSSP completed
May 10, 2021 Group 7-Bachelor & higher degree holders, Students with 100+ degree applicable units, Probation students
August 10, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 12th grade only
August 11, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 11 th & 12th grades only
August 12, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 10th, 11th & 12th grades only
August 17, 2021 Drop for Non-Payment on Balance of $55 or more-FALL CLASSES ONLY Drop for non-payment policy. How to pay for classes
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Appealing Your Priority Registration

Do you believe you should have a different priority registration date? Fill out the appeal.


In order to get Priority Registration...

Complete by the third Thursday in March for Spring or third Thursday in October for Fall:

  • Self-placement - Complete the English/Math Placement Assistance Tool located on the Placement & Assessment Services web page.
  • Orientation - Take one of a variety of counseling classes.
  • Educational Plan - Schedule an appointment with a counselor and come up with an ed plan today.