El Camino College is accepting online applications for Spring 2022, Summer 2022*, and Fall 2022. Apply as early as you can—appointments are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.START APPLICATION
* If you are applying for summer and will be attending fall too, please only apply for summer, you will be activated for fall too.
Complete an application if you’re a:
Continuing students need not reapply.
Do Not complete this application if you’re a prospective or current F-1 Visa international student. See information for international students for application and admission info.
K-12 students planning to take college classes while still in high school need to apply for admission and submit a separate Dual Enrollment form. See Dual Enrollment for more information.
Follow these steps to apply online:
First-time students should start by setting up a CCCApply account (returning students who previously set up CCCApply will use their existing accounts). You’ll need a valid and active email account.
Once you set up a CCCApply account, you’ll receive a CCCID at the email address you provided. Use your CCCID to begin your application.
You’ll need your Social Security number (SSN) for financial aid and tax purposes. If you don’t provide an SSN, your application and financial aid processing will be delayed.
You’ll also need your high school transcripts to provide information about the English and math courses you’ve taken.
Within one to two business days, you’ll receive an El Camino student ID number (ECC ID) and instructions for logging into MyECC and your new El Camino email account. (If you don’t see this message after a few days, be sure to check your junk/spam folder.)
You’ll need your ECC ID and MyECC access throughout your time at El Camino. You’ll use MyECC to register for classes, and we’ll communicate with you via your MyECC email address.
If you’re a transfer student who’s completed courses that satisfy prerequisites for El Camino courses you’d like to take, complete the online clearance process. Clear your prerequisites as soon as you can to avoid enrollment delays.
El Camino offers special programs that provide academic, personal, and social support to communities of students. These programs require additional application processes:
Some services and resources also require students to apply or provide additional documentation:
Find a step-by-step guide to applying for admission and financial aid, orientation and academic counseling, and enrolling for your first classes.