New Student Resources

Get Started at El Camino!

Welcome to our vibrant learning community where you can access a variety of services designed to help you reach your academic goals. We’ll help you get started, from completing the application to enrolling in your first classes.

Find application assistance, registration information, registration tips, and more.

Two student ambassadors each on a laptop ready to help students at the virtual info desk.
Our friendly ambassadors are ready to help you search for the answers to your questions. Jump into an online chat session with our team at the Virtual Outreach Information Desk!Virtual Outreach Info Desk

Chat Online!

For general questions, information, or to learn more about the student experience at El Camino College, jump into an online chat session with our Outreach Ambassadors! Our team is ready to help you search for the answers you need. To connect with us, please visit our Virtual Outreach Information Desk.


  • Mon - Thu: 10 AM - 7 PM
  • Fri: 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Outreach Info Desk

Explore our other options for help

Need assistance with something more specific to your student profile? We are here to help every step of the way, whether in person or online!


Receive help with your admissions application status or a specific question about your student records:

  • In Person: Student Services Building, 1st Floor near West Entrance
    Mon - Thu: 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Fri: 8 AM - 1 PM
  • Virtual Zoom
    Mon & Thu: 8 AM - 9 AM, 12 PM - 2 PM
    Tue & Wed: 8 AM - 9 AM, 12 PM - 2 PM, 5 PM - 6 PM
  • Phone
    310-660-3593 x3414
  • Email


Receive help paying for college fees, books, supplies, and transportation, including specific questions about your financial aid records:

  • In Person: Student Services Building 248 & 229, 2nd Floor
    Mon - Thu: 8 AM - 5 PM
    Fri: 8 AM - 1 PM
  • Virtual Zoom
    Mon - Thu 8:30 AM - 5 PM
  • Phone
    Meeting ID - Enter 640-959-1782#
  • Email


The ITS Help Desk is your single point of contact for anything Information Technology related, including campus equipment and software and password assistance.


Receive help with signing up for classes or an orientation and more:

Student Resources

Apply for Admission

Explore the application process!

Dual Enrollment

Take college classes as a high school student!

South Bay Promise

Waive enrollment fees for two years if you're a first-time, full-time college student!

What's Next

Meet with a counselor and learn the next steps!


Navigate the registration process!

Adding a Class

Learn how to add a class.

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Registration Appointment

How to find your registration appointment. Watch now.

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ECC Email

How to access your ECC email. Watch now.

Questions? Contact Us

Office of Outreach and School Relations

Student Services Building, Room 150

El Camino College


Student Services Building


Mon - Thu 8 AM - 1 PM

Fri: 8 AM - 5 PM


  • Thu, Aug 24 - Professional Development Day
  • Mon, Sep 4 - Labor Day
  • Fri, Nov 10 - Veterans Day
  • Thu, Nov 23-Fri, Nov 24 - Thanksgiving
  • Fri, Dec 22-Mon, Jan 1 - Winter Break