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2020-2021 Catalog [Archived] 
2020-2021 Catalog [Archived] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Path to Enrollment

Path to Enrollment


You must complete an online application for admission at First-time students will be issued an ECC student ID number, username and temporary password within 24-48 business hours after completion.

FINANCIAL AID (recommended)

Need help paying for college? Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at or the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) at The school code for ECC is 001197.


Familiarize yourself with ECC and its resources by completing online orientation through MyECC. In-person orientations are also offered throughout the year; check with the Warrior Welcome Center for dates.

Orientations may be arranged for students who participate in support programs, such as Honors Transfer Program, First Year Experience, EOPS/CARE, Financial Aid, students with a disability, athletes, and international students.


Complete the English and mathematics placement survey in MyECC to receive proper placement in courses. If you would like to take the English as a Second Language (ESL) exam, please contact the Warrior Welcome Center.

The ESL test is in two parts and requires two visits to campus. The first part is on a drop-in basis; the second part is by appointment only. Both parts MUST be completed before registering.


Meet with a counselor and identify what classes you need to complete to reach your academic goals. To schedule a counseling appointment, go to the Counseling webpage ( and log in with your MyECC username and password.


Register for classes using MyECC on or after your assigned appointment time. Use Schedule Builder to search for sections and add them to your shopping cart.