Information for High School Students

Fall 2017 - CLASSES ARE STILL AVAILABLE:  Click here to view the open class list.

**Fall registration is now open to all students**


Please Note: High school seniors graduating in June must complete a new online application for admission as a high school graduate. You will be prevented from registering online until you have done this. Graduating seniors will be able to register during new student registration after they complete assessment, orientation, and an educational plan. Refer to the registration calendar for registration dates.

If you are currently attending high school and plan to enroll at Oxnard College, you must complete the following steps:

Step 1. Apply for Admission

  • Follow instructions to create an OpenCCC account and submit your application
  • Provide a valid email address & allow 24 hours to process your application and receive your new student email confirmation

Step 2. Set up your MyVCCCD account

  • You will receive an email from Oxnard College with instructions on how to setup your MyVCCCD portal. ***Please note the link expires in 10 days.
  • Regularly check your MyVCCCD email or activate mail forwarding option under MyACCOUNT settings in MyVCCCD
  • Write down your Student ID number for your records

Step 3. Submit a Special Admission Packet and unofficial school transcript

  • You can obtain the special admission form from your school, or you may download the Special Admission Packet.
  • The form must include classes recommended by your school principal (or designee) - do not leave blank, or you will be sent back to obtain approval.
  • The K-12 district is responsible for determining your ability to be successful with college level coursework.
  • Your parent/guardian and your school principal (or designee) must sign the form.
  • Complete the Memorandum of Understanding

Step 4. Register for Classes in person at the Admissions and Records Office

  • High school students are not eligible for web registration, walk-in only. Please check the current calendar for registration dates.
  • Picture ID is required for all transactions in the Admissions and Records Office.
  • NOTE: If you are planning on taking a Math and/or English class, you must complete the assessment test prior to registering.
  • Students in 8th grade or below must obtain instructor approval on the first day of class. Approval is required even if the class is open.

Step 5. Pay your fees at the student business office or online through MyVCCCD

  • Fee Information
    • High School students are exempt from enrollment fees ONLY.
    • Fees WILL be charged for health, student rep, student center and student activities fee (optional).
    • The Enrollment Fee Exemption does not apply to Special Full-time students enrolled in 12 or more units
    • Non-resident tuition - mandatory, if applicable. Certain nonresident students who live and attend high school in CA are exempt from nonresident tuition. Click here to access the Special Admission Enrollment Nonresident Exemption Request form that must be submitted to the Admissions and Records Office.
    • Foreign Student Capital Outlay Fee - mandatory, if applicable

Important Notes

  • It is the student's responsibility to drop classes if no longer attending. All drops must be done in person at the Admissions and Records Office by the appropriate deadline. Deadlines can be obtained online at or in person at the Admissions and Records Office. Failure to drop a class will result in a letter grade of an "F" noted on the student's permanent record (Transcript).
  • The academic records of all students, including Special Admission students, are private and will not be released without the student's written consent to anyone including the parent/guardian.
  • Special Admission students are responsible for complying with all Oxnard College rules, regulations, and deadline dates.
  • Special Admission students must submit a transcript request for their records to be sent once their class has been completed. Transcripts are not sent automatically and cannot be sent without the student's consent.
  • Oxnard College does not send grade cards. Special Admission students may use MyVCCCD to access their grades.

If you last attended Oxnard College as a high school student and have since graduated, you must complete a new online application for admission. You will be prevented from registering online until you have done this.