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Priority registration allows you to register early so you can get into courses before they fill up. To be eligible, you must participate in orientation, complete the assessment process for math and English course placement, and develop an Education Plan with your counselor or advisor. This process will help you to clearly define your goals, stay on track, and take the most direct route from start to finish. Find out more at


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Associate Degree for Transfer
The new joint transfer program from the California Community Colleges and the California State Universities makes it easier for students like you to transfer between the two school systems. For the first time in California history, community college students who complete a new AA-T or AS-T will be guaranteed admission to the California State University (CSU) system. With this new degree, you have the opportunity to complete two degrees with only 120 units if you apply and are admitted into a similar degree program. Find out more at


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Student Success Scorecard
In its commitment to increase transfer and degree and certificate attainment, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors has established a performance measurement system that tracks student success at all 113 community colleges. Find out more at website logo
An online gateway to many California community colleges, is where you can learn about community college admission requirements, apply online and access tools to assist you in determining your academic pathway. Find out more at


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Salary Surfer
As students and their families make important decisions about investing their time and money in pursuing a college education, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office is making available for the first time comparative information about the earnings of recent graduates who received an award in a specific program area at California community colleges. Find out more at


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I Can Afford College
“I Can Afford College” got its start back in 2004, shortly after the California community colleges increased their enrollment fees. The governor and the state legislature wanted to make sure Californians knew how to make college affordable, so they set aside money to create an awareness campaign about financial aid. This website is one of the main elements of that campaign. Since the site was launched, it has received more than 2 million visits. Additionally, the number of community college students who receive some type of financial aid has gone up by 68 percent since 2004. Find out more at


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Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy
Among the activities of the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, the programs of the Division of Workforce and Economic Development bridge the skills and jobs mismatch and prepare California’s workforce for 21st century careers. The Division serves as administrator for several streams of state and federal funds, including Governor’s Career Technical Education Pathways Initiative (SB70), Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, and Proposition 98 dollars for Apprenticeship, Economic & Workforce Development (EWD), and Career Technical Education (CTE). Find out more at