Welcome to Mission
The following is meant to help you navigate your first few days at Mission College. If you don't know, just ask!
- Strong Start Checklist (PDF). Use this to get started at Mission.
- Support Services (PDF). All our support services in one flyer.
- We provide a number of video tutorials on how to use My Mission Portal and other web services.
- If you are an employee click this link for Technology Requests for Employees and in the Classroom through ETS
My Mission Portal
Your one-stop destination for service, your way!
- How to Apply (English) and (Spanish)
- Use an Add Code (will work on first day of the semester)
- Register for a Class
- Pay for a Class
- Finding and Using Online Orientation
- What does that word mean? Glossary of common college phrases and words.
We offer a number of resources for students from financial assistance, laptop loans, wifi hotspots and more.
Go to resources.missioncollege.edu for more information.
You may also review Counseling at counseling.missioncollege.edu.
My Mission Portal
My Mission Portal allows you to pay your bills, register for classes, and see an unofficial transcript.
Register for Courses
Once you have a Student ID number, you may register for classes through My Mission Portal
Search for Classes
Go to schedule.missioncollege.edu and use our search tool to find the classes right for you.
Earn Priority Registration at Mission College in three ways.
1. Self-placement - Complete the English/Math Placement Assistance Tool located on the Placement & Assessment Services web page.
2. Complete the online orientation or enroll in a counseling course (COU 00A, COU 005, COU 023, or COU145B.)
3. Educational Plan - Schedule an appointment with a counselor and come up with an Ed Plan today.
This video shows you how to find the textbooks you need for each of your classes. You can also type in the CRN code at the bookstore link or search for the class online and then click on "bookstore links" after you click on the class.
You can still add the class even after the semester start date, if there are seats available. The instructor will assign you an add code.
To add a class once it begins, you must contact the instructor (whether you are wait listed or not) via email or in person at the first day of class.
Finding Instructor Emails
What to Take
Alum Trinidad Sanchez, now at San Jose State, gives some great advice on how to schedule classes.
Paying for Classes
You must pay for classes prior to the start of the term. Pay your fees using My Mission Portal.
Never taken an online class before? We've got you - read this article.
If you add a class after it started prior to 11 p.m., you will have access to Canvas the next day.
WVM Email/See Your Schedule
The WVM Email address allows single sign-on and access to an array of free services, including how to see your class schedule through My Mission Portal.
If a class is closed, you can add your name to the section’s wait list before the class begins. You will be notified by email of your status.
Looking for a job on campus? Check out our Career Center. Employers can also register and add jobs as well.
Mission College will issue a personalized and free VTA Smart Pass Clipper Card to all registered Mission students to ride the VTA Bus and VTA Light Rail systems for free.
Looking for a specific class? Use the search online for courses.. Please note the "r" on the schedule stands for Thursday classes.
Adding a Closed Class and Add Codes
Students can still add the class even after the semester start date, if there are seats available. The instructor will assign student an add code. To add a class once it begins, you must contact the instructor (whether you are wait listed or not) via email or in person at the first day of class.
Add codes will work on the first day of the semester.
If there are seats available, the instructor will assign students. Add codes can then be added within My Mission Portal. The Add Codes are valid through the first two weeks of the semester or a shorter period if a short-term course.
A collection of textbooks and calculators available for semester long check out.
Disability Support Program and Services (DSPS)
For information regarding specific support services available through DSPS and special
classes (listed under Learning Services), please call (408) 988-2200 or TTY (408)
727-9243, or email DSPS@wvm.edu
Transfer Center and Counseling
Have a question in regards to career or academic counseling? Need help in how to deal with a personal situation? Have a crisis? We are here to help! Visit the Transfer and Counseling Centers located on the first floor by Admissions.
Our Veterans Services Center (VALOR) is located on the second floor of the Campus Center. Located across from DSPS VA Counselors are available daily.
More information about our services for Mission College veterans is at valor.missioncollege.edu
Cafeteria–Open daily when regular semester classes are in session located in the Campus Center.
KJ's Café–Located on the first floor, lobby area of Main Building and in the Gillmor Center.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays the Hospitality Management Program serves lunch at The Bistro in their dining room from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is open to the public.
Parking on Campus
A valid student, staff, or one-day “daily” visitor parking permit is required to park on campus.
Student and visitor parking permit requirements are enforced Monday through Sunday, between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.