College of Alameda is a place where you can envision your future. As a College of Alameda scholar, you can earn certificates or associates degrees, earn vocational skills, or transfer to a 4-year university. Whether you are a first generation college student or returning student,  College of Alameda offers you a learning environment that gives you access to the support you need to succeed.


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First-time college students who are interested in attending College of Alameda can follow these steps for successful enrollment.

Took some time off?

Students who have not enrolled in a PCCD class in two semesters will need to reapply.

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College students who have previously attended college or is attending another college, may take classes at College of Alameda simply by submitting an application.

  • Apply Here, Choose College of Alameda 
  • You may skip assessment.
  • After applying, you may meet with a counselor if needed for course selection and to clear any prerequisites.
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Start building your future today by enrolling in online classes at the Peralta Colleges!

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  • In accordance with California Education Code, high school and pre-high school students may enroll as special part-time students by completing this form.
  • Enrollment must be recommended by their principal, with parental consent and approval by the Dean of Admissions & Records. Special part-time high school students are exempted from paying the California Community College Enrollment Fee but may be responsible for other campus fees.
  • A high school student who wishes to take an English, Math or ESL class must participate in Assessment.
  • A high school student whose high school counselor recommends that the student enroll in more than six units must have the approval of the Vice President of Student Services.
  • Click here for more information and steps about completing your High School Concurrent Enrollment.
  • Apply
The Mission of College of Alameda is to serve the educational needs of its diverse community by providing comprehensive and flexible programs and resources that empower students to achieve their goals.