Important: Policy for Repeating Courses has Changed
The California Community College Board of Governors passed revisions to Title 5 regarding course repetition effective Summer 2012.
Students will only be allowed to enroll in a course not designated as "repeatable" (ENGL-101A, for instance) three times if they received a substandard grade (D, F, NP, or NC) or withdrew from the class with a W.
These new regulations were applied retroactively so enrollments prior to Summer 2012 will be counted towards the three times, and any student who has already taken a course the maximum number of times will no longer be able to take the same course at Ohlone College. Please refer to Repeating Courses for more information.
Individual registration appointments are emailed to all continuing students before the first day of registration for the coming semester. Appointments are assigned on the basis of a declared academic program (major) and the number of Ohlone College units earned toward that program. In line with State regulations, continuing students lose their registration priority if they are in probationary or dismissal status for two consecutive semesters or they have earned more than 100 degree-applicable units. An appeal process (PDF) is available to students who lose registration priority.
Step 1 – Plan individual course schedule and educational program
- Meet with a Counselor to decide which courses to take.
- Follow-up with a Counselor to decide on an academic program, develop a Student Education Plan (SEP), declare a major, develop transfer and career goals, or take other steps toward meeting personal educational objectives.
Did You Know…?
UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, and UC San Diego are the most popular UC destinations for Ohlone students. And, CSU East Bay, San Jose State University, and San Francisco State University are the most popular CSU destinations. Visit the Transfer Center for transfer information, such as transfer workshops, applications, scholarships, and more!
Step 2 – Determine prerequisite eligibility
- Check with a Counselor to determine whether prerequisites for English and/or math courses have been met.
- Make an appointment with the appropriate Division Dean for questions about prerequisites in subjects other than English or math. See the website for the appropriate department or the Directory for office and telephone numbers for making an appointment.
Step 3 – Register and pay for classes
- Register and pay for classes using WebAdvisor. Learn How to Access and Use WebAdvisor
- Registration dates for continuing students can be found on the Academic Calendar
- Payment must be received within five (5) calendar days of registration or students may be dropped for non-payment. Go to Fees for further information.
Students who have declared an academic major will be given an earlier registration appointment for the next term. Students who have not yet declared a major should see a Counselor.
Did You Know…?
32% of Ohlone students are Asian, 24% are Caucasian, 19% are Hispanic, 8% are Filipino, and 5% are African-American. Go to Admissions and Records for information about how to enroll at Ohlone College.
Step 4 – Attend Classes
Be sure to attend the first class session. If you do not attend the first class session, the instructor may drop you from the class.Skip plugin info.
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