First Semester Course Planning Session (FCS) is for a new student at Ventura College who has not completed college courses at another college or university. To participate in a course planning session a student must:

  1. Have an application on file for the term they wish to enroll.
  2. Have access to their student portal.
  3. Submit High School transcripts to the assessment office OR  be able to self-report H.S. GPA.
  4. Complete the online orientation through their student portal.
  5. Complete your First-Semester Course Planning Session (FCS) course by clicking in this link

Follow-up Resources

If you have discussed your course selection with a counselor remember to review the following videos prior to registering for classes.
Choosing General Education Courses
How To Read The Schedule of Classes
How To Register for Classes
Next Steps

Students interested in being part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program should RSVP for First Year Experience Student Expo which will be held August 6th and August 10th, 2020.