Admissions and Records

Who We Are

Admissions and Records In-Person Services Closed Due to COVID-19. College of Alameda Admissions and Records department is temporarily closed for in-person service due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact staff via email or phone for assistance.

Marcean Bryant Michelle Chen Munira Ahmed (510) 748-2228
(510) 748-2227 (510) 748-5204 (510) 748-2225 Concurrent Enrollment Forms and Support
Residency & AB 540; Record Correction Requests; Alleviations; Personal Information updates (name, DOB, SSN); Program and major updates; Repeat flagging; Student account corrections and maintenance Certificate & Degree petitions; Substitution waiver requests; Credit by Exam requests; AP Credit posting; Transfer credit; Degree Posting Verifications for Deferment; education, graduation status for employment; social services (child care and housing); enrollment status

Include the following information in your email:
a) Full name, b) PCCD student ID number or day and month of birth,
c) Phone number, mailing address, last year or term attended, or name a term of one COA course completed

For general questions and inquiries e-mail
For assistance with the student Passport Portal, contact
For assistance with Canvas, please contact
For assistance with access to your Passport Log-in and Student Center, contact
For assistance with your student E-mail, contact

If you are submitting documents, please send a high-quality scanned document or photo. To scan, you can download Microsoft Office Lens on Google Play or the Apple App Store —or simply take a photo with your phone. Make sure you submit your documents in a safe and secure manner.

Option 1: Email an Admissions and Records staff to request your documented be submitted online via Dropbox. A staff member will email you a Dropbox link within 1-2 business days

Option 2: Email your password protected document. Important: Send the password in a separate email.

Option 3: Call 510-748-2228 or email a staff member if Option 1 or Option 2 doesn’t work for you.

Our Services

We are here to assist you with all Admissions and Records procedures. We’ll help to ensure a smooth transition to the College for you, and to support your success towards your educational goals.


Becoming a student is easy. Your first step is to apply to the college. Then make sure to follow our Steps to Success to get registered in time for the new semester.

In order to be considered a California resident please complete the residency
questionnaire and provide us documentation that you have been here a year and 1 day prior to the term.

Residency Requirements
Residency Questionnaire

Please visit our website in upper left corner please enter username and password.

Follow along with our application videos to get help with the College of Alameda application.

How to Create an OpenCCC Account:

How to Complete a College of Alameda Application:

Part I

Part II

Students can reset their password online.  The quickest way is to reset your password yourself by following these directions. If you still need help email with your name, date of birth, and student ID number.

Peralta’s High School Special Enrollment  provides enrichment opportunities for high school students who can benefit from college level instruction.  Detailed instructions can be found on the Peralta District website . Also, use CoA’s How-To guide for extra tips on submitting a complete and accurate form.

Admissions and Records

Monday             8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday            8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday      8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday          8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday                8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday           CLOSED

Sunday              CLOSED