Students in Orientation Class

New Students

If you are a new student, please follow these important steps before making an appointment with a counselor.

Step 1:

Explore courses of interest in the Schedule of Classes.

Explore our Career and Academic Pathways and Program Mapper for more information about career opportunities and program requirements.

Step 2:

AB705 assessment updates, please refer to the Assessment Center website.

English as a Second Language (ESL) students must complete the guided self-placement process in order to take ESL courses (credit or non-credit). For guided self-placement into the English as a Second Language (ESL) program, please contact our Adult Education Counselor, Professor Brianda Alvarez, at @email or at 818-364-7682.

Step 3:

Complete the Online Orientation by logging in through the Student Information System (your portal). Orientation provides important information about college resources such as Financial Aid, the Transfer Center, and Counseling.

Step 4:

Meet with a Counselor to discuss your educational goals and course requirements, develop student educational plans, and explore majors. Chat with our front desk

Step 5:

Apply for Financial Aid. All students are encouraged to apply. Start by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.

Step 6: 

Choose your courses from the Schedule of Classes and register online.

Please Note: Your registration appointment will be provided to you after your application is processed. You can register on the date and time of your appointment and any time after.

Contact Us

Office Hours and Location

Mondays to Thursdays: 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Fridays: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Student Services Administrative Building, Room 202 (2nd floor)


Phone: (818) 364-7655
Phone: (818) 364-7656​​​​​​