Steps for Enrollment - Admissions and Records
- Who May Apply
- Student Success and Support Program (formerly known as Matriculation)
- New/Former Students
- Continuing Students
- Kindergarten-12th Grade Admission
- Special Admission
- Special Registration
All persons 18 years of age or older are eligible for admission to Ohlone College as a California resident or non-resident. Anyone under 18 years of age who is a high school graduate or has been awarded a GED or California High School Proficiency Certificate may also enroll.
Students Under 18 Years of Age
Students under 18 years of age qualify for admission by meeting one of the following requirements:
- Graduating from high school.
- Passing the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE) or General Educational Development (GED) Examination.
- Meeting the K-12 admission requirements
Students under 18 years of age are expected to provide the information pertaining to parents on the back of the Application for Admission. They must also submit proof of high school graduation or equivalent (Certificate of Proficiency or GED).
The intent of the Student Success and Support Program is to increase student access and success through the provision of core support services, including:
- assessment and placement,
- education planning services, and
- follow-up for at-rist students
The goal is to provide students with the support services necessary to assist them in achieving their educational goal and declared course of study.
All new students are expected to participate in each of the components unless they:
- have earned a college degree (associate degree or higher)
- are enrolled in Kindergarten-12th grade while taking Ohlone College courses
- are enrolling solely to take a course legally mandated for employment or necessary to meet changed industry or licensure standards
- are enrolling for a reason other than career development or advancement; transfer; earning a degree or certificate; or completing a Basic Skills or ESL course sequence
Get information about exemptions from the Orientation website.
Ohlone College agrees to assessment, placement, orientation, counseling, advising, and other student education planning services.
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Did You Know…?
In 2011-2012 over 16,000 California community college students transferred to the University of California; over 51,000 transferred to the California State University; almost 20,000 transferred to private colleges and universities in California; and 21,000 transferred to out-of-state colleges and universities. In total, over 108,000 California community college students transferred to a baccalaureate institution in 2011-2012! Source: Community College League of California.
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