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Getting Started Is Easy!
- Part One - Overview
- Part Two - Academic Programs
- Part Three - Support Services
- Part Four - Getting Started
- Part Five - Tips for Success
Here is an overview for each type of student. What type of student are you?
A "New Student" is someone who has never attended Ventura College and is either over 18 years old or a high school graduate.
As a new student, you will need to submit a completed Ventura College Application for Admission and official transcripts from all high schools, colleges and universities you have attended. You may be eligible to have priority registration if you complete the Matriculation Process.
You are a “Continuing Student” if you have attended Ventura College, Moorpark College, or Oxnard College within the past two semesters.
You are a “Returning Student” if you last attended Ventura College, Oxnard College, or Moorpark College more than two semesters ago.
Student with a Disability?
If you are a student with a physical, psychological, Learning Disability or ADD/ADHD:
Call the Educational Assistance Center (EAC) at 654-6300 for an EAC Assessment and/or an appointment with an EAC Counselor
Bring a copy of your disability verification to your appointment. Note: Learning Disability Assessments are available in English and Spanish through the EAC
Request authorization for accommodations and support services (e.g. alternatiave testing, sign language interpreters, assistive technology, mobility assistance, priority registration and other services)
Special Admissions Student?
You are a “Special Admissions Student” if you are a K-12 student.
Obtain a “Special Admission” packet available at the Admissions Office
Application for Admission must be completed online prior to registration
You must register in person with appropriate photo identification during the Special Admission time period on the Registration Calendar
- Pay any fees due IMMEDIATELY or your registration will be dropped
You are an “International Student” if you are a citizen and resident of another country and are in the United States on an F-1 “student” visa or other non-immigrant visa
Contact the International Students Office located in the BCS at (805) 654-6313 for detailed information
- Students on an F-1 visa are required to be enrolled full-time and maintain a minimum of 12 semester units
Undocumented Student (AB 540)?
If you are a nonresident but have attended high school in California for three years and either graduated from a California high school or attained the equivalent, you may be eligible for exemption from nonresident tuition.
Call the Admissions Office at (805) 654-6457 for complete information
You must complete a “California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request” available in the Admissions Office
- You must submit documentation, which includes proof of high school attendance