Step 1- Apply

If you are a new or returning student to Los Rios, you must complete and submit an application before you can register for classes. While you only need to submit an application to one college, you will be able to enroll in classes at all four.


When you are ready to begin the college application, you will be directed to the OpenCCC website.


OpenCCC is a private and secure website provided by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office.

The online college application is easy to manage and it is free. Anyone who has a high school diploma (or equivalent) or is 18 years or older can apply.


Complete the following steps for the application:

  1. Create an account. You will be asked to create a personal username and password.
  2. Start the online application. After logging in, you can start the application. You will see tabs that will ask you to respond to questions - such as your intended major and educational goal. You can save your responses and resume the application at any time.
  3. Submit the online application. You will have a chance to review your application before you submit it.
Step 5 - Register Step 4 - Education Plan Step 3 - Assessments Step 2 - Orientation Step 1 - Apply

Open CCC application screen shot

Step 1 in the application process


Click on the logo when you are ready to begin the online application!

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The application filing period each year begins the second Tuesday of September for spring enrollment and February 1 for summer and fall enrollment. Be sure to select which academic term - spring, summer or fall - you are enrolling in under Enrollment Information on the application.