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First Steps to Enrolling

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How to Start...
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Start Here

You have time on your hands, take control of your life by starting at Mission. Apply to Mission today!

CCC Apply

The first step is to apply through the State and CCC Apply. From there you will get a student ID number in 2-3 business days.

Student ID Number

You will get a student ID number after applying and then that opens up My Mission Portal to register.

Lost your ID number? Click here.

My Mission Portal / Register

My Mission Portal is your way to register for classes and paying your bills after applying for college.

Assessment

Students can take a self a English/Math assessment tool after applying.

Prerequisities
Many students have taken classes or had experiences outside of Mission. See if they qualifiy as a prerequisite.
Education Plans
Students looking to complete a degree or certificate are encouraged to meet with a counselor and develop and Ed Plan. It is also a way to get priority registration!
How to Pay...
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Ways to Pay

We will help you find a way to pay for college with financial aid and scholarships.

Mission Promise

A Mission specific scholarship for full-time students, students receive free tutition for two years and up to $1000.

Scholarships

A number of students take advantage of scholarships to pay for college. Take a look!

Financial Aid

We encourage students to apply for FAFSA and work on paying for college with loans, scholarships and grants.

Free Transit
With the VTA Smart Pass all students ride VTA light rail and busses for free!
Support Programs
Programs such as EOPS, TRIO and CalWORKS provide a personalized college experience and financial assistance. Take a look at our student support programs.
Job Opportunities

Mission has an exclusive jobs website with over 1000 employers looking for students.

What to Learn...
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Classes & Degrees

Finish what you started, get hands-on training gain skills or transfer to a four-year university. See what we offer.

Talk with a Counselor

Our counselors are available to help guide you. Go to counseling.missioncollege.edu and schedule an appointment.

Explore Majors

Take a look at our degrees and certificates and see what interests you.

Search for Classes

Some students simply need to take a few classses, for their job or transfer back to their four-year university, search for them here.

Hands-On Education
 Our career education programs are focused on students who want hands-on training for a better job.
STEM Courses
 Students interested in a career in science, math or engineering can explore our STEM courses.
Fun Classes
Sometimes you just want to exercise, cook, create or learn music. Our fun classes. 
Benefits of a Mission College Education
  • Chance to reinvent yourself
  • A better paying job
  • Financial assistance to help you pay for it 
  • Affordable education at $46 per unit
  • Feeling of accomplishment when you finish
  • Skills to make yourself a more valuable employee
 Links to Help You Get Started

I lost my Student ID, now what?

* High school student/dual enrollment registration dates are here. They are usually a few weeks before the start of the term.

How to Pay for College
What to Study
Resources for Today's Students
See Our Mission Cares page for information on programs such as:
  • 2nd Harvest Food Bank Monthly Giveaways
  • Food for Textbook Program
  • VITA Free Tax Preparation
  • Childcare for Full-Time Students
  • Hunger Free Campus

We also have a resources page with regional information on

  • Educational Resources and Virtual Tours
  • Financial asssistance
  • Hunger Resources
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Health Resources
  • Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Resources
  • Low cost Wifi Options
 
Our Welcome Center is available both online via chat and in person the Welcome Center to help you succeed!