link Priority Registration Home
Welcome Center Desk.

How to Get Priority Registration - 3SP

Early Priority Registration is given to eligible students that complete the following by the established deadline. Please see our Student Success and Support Program (3SP or SSSP) for all the steps.


Where to Find Priority Registration Dates

Priority Registration Groups with 3SP completed

The following groups meet 3SP Requirements (completed an Educational Plan, Self-placement and Orientation) and receive Priority Registration for registration dates (Go to Registration Dates Tab)

Group 1 - State mandated groups
EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, Veterans, Foster Youth, Homeless, DSPS

Group 2 - Continuing
Athletes, ASG, Honors, MESA, TRiO, Puente, MECHS, International, Middle College, College Advantage and Grandfathered groups

Group 3 - New and returning students

Priority Registration Groups without 3SP completed

The following groups meet DO NOT meet 3SP Requirements (completed an Educational Plan, Self-placement and Orientation) and receive Priority Registration for registration dates (Go to Registration Dates Tab)

Group 4 - State mandated groups
EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, Veterans, Foster Youth, Homeless, DSPS

Group 5 - Continuing students
Athletes, ASG, Honors, MESA, TRiO, Puente, MECHS, International, Middle College, College Advantage and Grandfathered groups

Group 6 - New and returning students

Group 7 - Students with Higher degrees (100+ units); and/or students are probation

High School Students
High School Registration
Grade Winter 2022 Spring 2022
High School Seniors
(12th grade only)
December 7, 2021 December 7, 2021
High School Juniors
(11th grade only)
December 8, 2021 December 8, 2021
High School
(10th, 11th & 12th grades)
December 9, 2021 December 9, 2021
Scroll right for full chart

Group 8 - Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores will be assigned priority dates manually due to the new online registration process.

Registration Dates - Winter 2022
Winter 2021
Date Item
November 16, 2021 Priority Registration begins
November 16, 2021 Group 1-State Mandated groups with SSSP completed
November 18, 2021 Group 2-Continuing student with SSSP completed
November 22, 2021 Group 3-New and returning student with SSSP completed
November 24, 2021 Group 4-State mandated groups without SSSP completed
November 29, 2021 Group 5-Continuing student without SSSP completed
December 1, 2021 Group 6-New and returning student without SSSP completed
December 3, 2021 Group 7-Bachelor & higher degree holders, Students with 100+ degree applicable units, Probation students
December 7, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 12th grade only
December 8, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 11 th & 12th grades only
December 9, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 10th, 11th & 12th grades only
Scroll right for full chart
Registration Dates - Spring 2022
Spring 2022
Date Item
November 16, 2021 Priority Registration begins
November 16, 2021 Group 1-State Mandated groups with SSSP completed
November 18, 2021 Group 2-Continuing student with SSSP completed
November 22, 2021 Group 3-New and returning student with SSSP completed
November 24, 2021 Group 4-State mandated groups without SSSP completed
November 29, 2021 Group 5-Continuing student without SSSP completed
December 1, 2021 Group 6-New and returning student without SSSP completed
December 3, 2021 Group 7-Bachelor & higher degree holders, Students with 100+ degree applicable units, Probation students
December 7, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 12th grade only
December 8, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 11th & 12th grades only
December 9, 2021 Concurrent enrollment registration opens- 10th, 11th & 12th grades only
January 18, 2022 Drop for Non-Payment on Balance of $55 or more-SPRING CLASSES ONLY Drop for non-payment policy. How to pay for classes
Scroll right for full chart

Appealing Your Priority Registration

Do you believe you should have a different priority registration date? Fill out the appeal.


In order to get Priority Registration...

Complete by the third Thursday in March for Spring or third Thursday in October for Fall:

  • Self-placement - Complete the English/Math Placement Assistance Tool located on the Placement & Assessment Services web page.
  • Orientation - Take one of a variety of counseling classes.
  • Educational Plan - Schedule an appointment with a counselor and come up with an ed plan today.