Welcome to Ventura College

New students who are 18 years old or have graduated from high school can enroll at Ventura College by following these easy steps!

If you attended another college or university and have completed course work, please inform the counseling office when making an appointment.

Step 1: Complete an application for admission  online . Visit  www.venturacollege.edu/apply  to apply. 

Step 2: Complete the On-line Orientation: You can access the online college orientation by using your MyVCCCD log-in and password.

YOU MUST PRINT YOUR CERTIFICATE OF ORIENTATION COMPLETION WHEN YOU ARE FINISHED WITH YOUR ONLINE ORIENTATION IN ORDER TO ATTEND THE NEW STUDENT COUNSELING WORKSHOP!

Step 3: Take the college assessment test for English and math.    Please check the Assessment calendar online for dates and times at  www.venturacollege.edu/assessment , and submit your assessment request form or call them directly. The assessment office is noted below.

Step 4: Attend Group Counseling Session. Schedule and attend a group counseling workshop to develop your educational plan. New students must complete their on-line orientation and assessments before meeting with a counselor or attending a group counseling session. Click here to learn more.The group counseling sessions will review theGroup Counseling Guideto help you create your abbreviated education plan.

Group counseling sessions fill up fast, view the latest schedule updates on the VC Counseling Twitter Feed @Counseling VC

Step 5: Register for classes.   You may register on-line using MyVCCCD , or in person. . Using MyVCCCD will allow you to browse through all open sessions, sort classes by time and instructor, add your name to a wait list, drop classes, pay your fees, view transcripts, final grades, and access many more convenient features!

Step 6: Follow Up. Once you have registered and paid all your fees,  verify the courses, meeting times, and the course location. Always attend the first class and communicate with your instructors in advance if you will be absent—don’t risk losing your seat! Most importantly, make sure you consult with a counselor once a semester to track your progress and review your goals.

If you need help getting started at VC, please visit the  Welcome Center !

*Students who are under 18 and still attending a K-12 school may apply to take college classes as Special Admission Students. Application must be made in person and requires additional paperwork. For more information please visit Admissions & Records at  www.venturacollege.edu/admissions .

Office

Phone Number

Location

Counseling

805-289-6448

SSC               

Admissions & Records

805-289-6457

SSC

Student Business Office

805-289-6488

SSC

Financial Aid

805-289-6369

BCS

Assessment

805-289-6402

SSC

Welcome Center

805-289-6420

CSC

 

 You're invited to attend THE FRESHMAN EXPERIENCE August 4-7 8:00am to 3:00pm!!!