The road starts here


Four Steps

This is the place to start your journey as a student. There are 4 main steps to become a Fresno City College Student.

Step 1 Apply Online

Application Process

  1. At CCCapply, create an OpenCCC account. This is a statewide system.
  2. While logged into your OpenCCC account, Start A New Application to apply to Fresno City College.

High School Students

If you are currently a high school student who wishes to be enrolled at our campus, there are two options:


After your application is submitted:

  • You will receive a welcome email
  • Within 3 days your application will be processed
  • You will then receive a second email containing your College Student ID for the State Center Community College District (SCCCD). Memorize your College Student ID.


Step 2 Let's Connect

Call 559.442.8225 to schedule a One-on-One workshop at College Relations.

This workshop will guide you through

  • Setting up your email
  • Logging into WebAdvisor
  • Completing the required Student Orientation
  • Creating a Student Educational Plan (SEP) with a counselor so you can register
  • Learn about resources available at Fresno City College

Once you receive the email with your Student ID,

  1. Activate your email
  2. Log on to WebAdvisor
  3. Complete the Student Orientation (in WebAdvisor) if you have an "O" hold on WebAdvisor

Step 3 Placement Testing

To register for classes, you must either take a Placement Test through the Assessment Center or qualify for exemption from the Placement Test. Placement Tests are used in determining the appropriate English and Math class selections so you succeed in college.

Map to Assessment Center


Step 4 Meet with a Counselor

Register for a One-on-one meeting: call 559.442.8225

During the meeting we will help you setup your email, obtain an Student Educational Plan (SEP), understand FCC resources, and guide you through registering for classes on WebAdvisor.

For more information visit College Relations.

If you are a new student just out of high school bring:

  • Transcripts
  • Copy of STAR testing showing passing of EAP in high school
  • Advanced Placement (AP) exam scores

If you are a new student still in high school while attending college bring:

  • Transcripts
  • FCC High School Enrichment Program Application or Dual Enrollment Application
  • Copy of STAR testing showing passing of EAP in high school
  • Advanced Placement (AP) exam scores

Complete and/or update Student Educational Plan (SEP) by meeting with a counselor. Set up your appointment up using the counseling online scheduler or call 559-442-8226.


  • Transcripts

Schedule appointment with a Veteran’s Academic Counselor to create your Student Educational Plan (SEP) by calling 559.442.8290.

See Veteran's Department for more details.


  • Transcripts
  • Military Transcripts (JST, CCAF)
  • DD-214
  • DD Form 2348-1 NOBE (for 1606/07 only)
  • GI Bill Benefits (VA form 1990-22)

Schedule appointment with International Student Counselor to create your Student Educational Plan and complete paperwork by calling 559.442.8256.

See International Student Department for more details.


  • Bank Statement or Bank Letter
  • Affidavit of Support
  • F1 Visa
  • Proof of Student Insurance
  • I-94
  • Copy of Passport
  • Transcripts through an approved agency

Need Help?

Student Systems Support Call Center (Help Desk)

If you need help with logging on to Canvas, WebAdvisor, or Email, call the Student Systems Support Call Center. We are here to help and are available 24/7.  (Please note that password reset services are available during normal business hours - 8 am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.)

Phone: 1.844.887.2223

Website: District Online Support Center

FCC Technology Support Services Help Desk

Need help connecting your computer to the WiFi, visit the Technology Support Services Help Desk.

Phone: 559.443.8670 ext. 8670


FCC HelpDesk: Technology Support Services Helpdesk

Fresno City College

Fresno City College is open to all students over the age of 18. If you are still in High School as a junior or senior, you may apply if you have permission from your parents, high school counselor, and high school principal.

Fresno City College is a part of the State Center Community College District.

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