Is this your first time trying to register for Ohlone College?

Great!  We've tried to make it easy for you. 

If you think you want to take credit classes at Ohlone College and you have no residency or immigration status issues, please use the full online application form.

If you ONLY want to take noncredit classes at Ohlone, follow these directions.  

  1. Get the Noncredit Application and Registration Forms here.  
  2. If you are an existing Ohlone College student, you are able to self-register for Noncredit courses via WebAdvisor.
  3. Right click on mouse and select "open in a new tab" to open the application and registration forms.
  4. Complete both of the forms. It is important that you mark the courses you want to take.
  5. Save a copy of the completed forms to your computer.
  6. Print and sign at the bottom on both forms.
  7. Scan and email completed forms to   

We'll send you an email to let you know that we received your form.  Once your application has been processed, you will receive an email from Ohlone that includes your Ohlone student ID number. This will allow you to register for the ESL placement test, which will help you know which classes are right for you.

Please note: We are here to help you!  Please reach out if you are having trouble.  Registration help may also be available the first day of class and prior to the ESL placement tests.  Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early if you will need assistance.

If, for some reason, you are having trouble registering or re-registering, please follow these steps.  Former Ohlone students may need to update their Student Profile in WebAdvisor before they are allowed to register.

If this is not your first time...

Do you have an Ohlone College Student ID and WebAdvisor account?

If so, registration is simple!  Log into your WebAdvisor account and select the noncredit classes you want to take.

Do you have an Ohlone College Student ID but do not have a WebAdvisor account?

Follow the instructions for setting up a WebAdvisor account (FREE) here.

Have you been a student at another California Community College within the last 5 years?

Great!  You've started the process.  Using your OpenCCC Student ID, complete the Ohlone College APPLICATION PROCESS.

Frequently Asked Questions


  Can I preregister for any noncredit classes or programs?

   Yes. If you are already an Ohlone College student with a student ID, you may register online at WebAdvisor.  To find classes, use WebAdvisor and/or refer to the Ohlone College Course Catalog. 

    How many courses may I take?

    As many as you wish. 

   Do I need to take a placement or assessment test before starting class?

   The majority of noncredit classes currently offered by Ohlone College do not require a placement or assessment course.  However, if you would like to take a noncredit ESL course, you will need to take the ESL placement test.  Click on the link for more information and to register for the placement test.

   Please be advised that in order to make an appointment for the placement test, you will need an Ohlone College student ID. Because this process may take up to a week, the deadline for Noncredit ESL applications is two weeks prior to the start of the semester.  For more information, please contact (Link sends and email.)

   Can noncredit classes be transferred to another college?

    No, noncredit classes are not transferable.

   How long will it take for me finish a noncredit certificate?

   It depends on your availability and the availability of the classes being offered. Not all certificate programs and courses are offered each semester.