​APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

Welcome to the Pierce College Online Application

 
If you have already submitted your application to Pierce College, you can access Special Links and Opportunities and your Application Confirmation by going to My Applications.
 
The California Community College System offers an Open Admission Policy
 

A message from the campus: 

 
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.  
 

Go to www.piercecollege.edu/schedules for:

  • Calendar (important deadlines)
  • Student Information Addendum (college rules and regulations)
  • Schedules of Classes (course descriptions and prerequisites)
  • General Catalog

NEW STUDENT INFORMATION: www.piercecollege.edu/offices/nsp/index.asp


 

Admissions & Records

(Information, hours, important updates--please check frequently): 


 

Term and Dates

Spring 2015 will make you a continuing student for Summer/Fall 2015.  Please DO NOT apply for Summer/Fall 2015 IF you have already applied for Winter/Spring 2015 or Spring 2015.  Duplicate applications will create processing and/or registration delays.
 
 

Summer 2015 Session -- ONLINE APPLICATIONS CLOSES on Friday, May 29 at 4:00 pm

June 15, 2015 - August 30, 2015

Attend the first day of class (see calendars and schedules of classes at www.piercecollege.edu/schedules) and the instructor may give you a signed add permit card IF space allows.  Admissions and Records will process paper applications for students who have obtained an Add Permit from the instructor beginning Monday, June 15.  Admissions & Records will NOT accept paper applications WITHOUT an Add Permit.

RECENT/LATE APPLICANTS:

Attend the first day of class and the instructor may give you a signed add permit card IF space allows; you may do this even if you have applied for admission but have not received your student identification number and an online registration appointment. You will need to submit the add permit card at the Admissions & Records Office where Admissions will look up the application you submitted online.

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Fall 2015 Semester -- ONLINE APPLICATIONS CLOSES on Friday, August 14 at 4:00 pm

DO NOT apply for Fall 2015 IF you have already applied for Summer/Fall 2015.  

Duplicate applications will create processing and/or registration delays.

August 31, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Schedule of Classes at www.piercecollege.edu/schedules

 

Details & Updates: www.piercecollege.edu/admissions

It may take up to approximately 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: www.piercecollege.edu/schedules

The DEADLINE to submit a PETITION FOR READMISSION for Fall 2015 was: April 2, 2015.
The DEADLINE to submit a PETITION FOR READMISSION for Spring 2016: October 29, 2015.  Winter/Spring 2016 applications will open in early October 2015.
 

A PETITION FOR READMISSION (in addition to the APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION that must be submitted online first) is to be used ONLY by students who were DISMISSED from ANY of the colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District (www.laccd.edu) at least one year ago and wish to attend Los Angeles Pierce College. The Petition for Readmission (form no. 12) is available at www.piercecollege.edu/admissions/forms.asp. Late petitions are NOT accepted.

 

VERY IMPORTANT:

Be sure to submit a valid email address that you check often as we will be sending important registration information AND VERY IMPORTANT RESIDENCY STATUS information.  If you do not receive the emails in your inbox, please check your junk, spam or bulk mail folder.  Please add the following domain to your contact list in order to reduce the chance of email going to your junk or spam folder: @piercecollege.edu
 
The username and password created through OpenCCC 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 STUDENTS:
 

You already have a LACCD student identification number; however your online application must be processed first BEFORE you can register for classes online.

NEW/RETURNING STUDENTS:
 
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 may take up to 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: 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 and IF there were no issues processing 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 first. 
  1.  www.piercecollege.edu
  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 and www.piercecollege.edu/admissions   

 
Please note that the Admissions & Records Office DOES NOT clear prerequisites.  Please see course descriptions in the Schedule of Classes at www.piercecollege.edu/schedules

 

Admissions: Who Can Attend Pierce College.  Who Should Apply?

 

NEW STUDENTS: Anyone who has never attended Pierce College or any of the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) campuses (ELAC, ITV, LACC, LAHC, LAMC, LAPC, LASC, LATTC, LAVC, WLAC). LACCD website: www.laccd.edu.

 

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 that must be 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?

 

Those who applied  for Winter/Spring 2015 Session DO NOT need to apply for Summer/Fall 2015.

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 at www.piercecollege.edu (CLASS REGISTRATION tab) for your registration date.  Be sure to select the appropriate semester and year.  Winter/Spring 2015 online registration appointments for continuing students will be available by October 20.
 

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 www.piercecollege.edu/offices/international_students/.

You must download the packet, complete all forms, gather all supporting documents, and mail to the college.
 

Please be aware that regulations require that an online application may only be submitted by the student.  At the point of submission, you will be confirming that the application data being submitted belongs to you.  Submitting an application for another person is NOT ALLOWED even if the student is a minor.
 
If you have already submitted your application to Pierce College, you can access Special Links & Opportunities and your Application Confirmation by going to My Applications.

Normally, it may take up to 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: www.piercecollege.edu/schedules
 
Admissions & Records (Information, hours, important updates--please check frequently):
www.piercecollege.edu/admissions
 
 Thank You for Choosing Pierce College
 
 
Los Angeles Pierce College
Admissions Office
6201 Winnetka Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA  91371-0001
 
 
 
 

 

 
CLICK HERE TO BEGIN APPLICATION
 
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