Steps to Success at Oxnard College


Oxnard College Student Services Building

The Oxnard College Student Services building is your one stop shop for enrolling to be a student at Oxnard College! Stop by the Welcome Center located on the first floor to receive the help you need to become a student.

Oxnard College Student Services Building

photo by: Dina Pielaet

NEW or RETURNING students to Oxnard College will need to complete the following steps in order to be properly admitted and enrolled. Many of these steps can be completed online, but the Oxnard College Welcome Center, located on the first floor of the Welcome Center, is available for one-on-one assistance with these steps.


Step 1

Admissions: Complete the Admissions Application Hours: Spring 2015
Apply online

Wait for e-mail response

Activate and set up your MyVCCCD portal within 10 days

Admissions and Records Hours:

Mon. & Thurs: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tue. & Wed: 10:00am - 7:00pm

Fri: 8:00am - Noon



Step 2

Financial Aid: Get $money$ for books Hours: Spring 2015
Click here to complete the FAFSA online

AB540 students click here to complete the Dream Act

Click here to complete the BOG Fee Waiver Application

Mon. & Thurs: 10:00am -


Tue. & Wed: 10:00am - 6:30pm

Fri: 8:00am - 11:30am


Step 3

Assessment: Math and English placement test Hours: Spring 2015

Complete the Study Guides ( Math and English )

Walk-ins Welcome

Students need Student ID number and picture ID

Mon. & Fri: 8:30am - 11:00am

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Wed: 10:30am- 1:00pm

3:00pm - 6:00 pm


Step 4

Orientation: Everything about Oxnard College Hours: Spring 2015

Must bring Assessment scores

Can be completed online or in person

First semester educational plan will be completed

Orientation appointments are

scheduled with the Welcome

Center (805) 986-5907


Step 5

Register for courses Hours: Spring 2015

Register online at MyVCCCD

Pay fees (all fees are due within 24 hours of registration)

Get books and supplies ready for the semester

Welcome Center Hours:

Mon. & Thurs: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tue. & Wed: 8:00am - 7:00pm

Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm


Additional Steps for Success

Pay for Parking Permit online

View the Academic Calendar to get familiar with important dates. Add them to your calendar!

Seek academic counseling once courses have started

Follow up with instructors regarding assignments and questions

Need helping finding a class? Need help with financial aid?

Come by the Welcome Center for any assistance you may need!