Why El Camino?

Simply put, we believe in you and your power to succeed. Support and teamwork define our El Camino community—see what you can achieve.


Admissions & Records

At El Camino, we put guidance, support, and helpful resources at your fingertips—take whatever you need and use it to reach your goals. We’ll be by your side as you build a future that will make you and your family proud.

Transfer success, career launches, and affordability—just $46 per unit for California residents—also set El Camino apart. Start your path to a four-year degree or build skills you can put to work right away.



Summer 2024 On-Campus Hours

Summer 2024 Virtual Online Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: College is closed

Monday - Thursday:  8:00 am - 9:00 am and Noon - 2:00 pm

Only on Tuesday and Wednesday : an additional hour 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday: College is closed

 Virtual Helpdesk Link: Admissions and Records 


First-Year Students

Applying to El Camino straight from high school? Find admission info for traditional first-year students.

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Returning Students

Coming back to finish college or pursue a new interest? Learn how to apply and enroll while working, raising a family, or making a career change.

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International Students

Applying to El Camino from outside the United States? Learn about admission requirements, application processes, and more.

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Transfer Students

Want to transfer to El Camino from another college? Learn how to apply and receive credit for the courses you’ve already taken.

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Dual Enrollment Students

Looking to earn college credits while still in high school? Discover how you can take El Camino classes online, on campus, or at your high school.

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Application & Enrollment

New to El Camino? Find step-by-step application instructions, admission and residency requirements, new-student orientation info, and more.

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Enrolled and ready to register for classes? Get info on registration requirements, appointments, and more for current and newly enrolled students.

Get Help from Admissions & Records

Our Admissions & Records team can answer your questions about applying, registering for classes, and getting copies of your records. We also can point you to help with financial aid and other needs.

Email Admissions or visit the Virtual Admissions and Records Desk during business hours. 

Virtual Admissions and Records Hours: M & TH 8am - 9am and Noon-2pm | T & W 8am-9am, Noon-2pm and 4pm-6pm | Closed Friday

Email Admissions       Visit Virtual Admissions and Records Help Desk



Questions? Contact Us

Admissions & Records

For help with admission processes, applications, registration, residency, transcripts, and more

In Person Office Hours:

M - T 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Closed Friday)

Virtual Info Desk Hours:

M & TH 8 am - 9 am, 12 pm - 2 pm

T & W 8 am - 9 am, 12 pm - 2 pm and 

4 pm - 6 pm

Closed Friday


310-660-3593 x3414


First Floor, Student Services Building