New Student Steps for Success

Step 1.  Apply for Admission

  • High School Seniors: If you have previously taken a course or are currently enrolled at Moorpark College, you must re-apply for admission as a first-time student.  Click the link above to re-apply.
  • You may have to wait up to 48 hours before you can proceed to Step 2 Below. 
  • Dual Enrollment (K-12)
  • International Students

Step 2.  Log on to MyVCCCD Student Portal  when you receive your confirmation email.

Step 3.  Complete Online English & Math Self-Placement Assessment 

Login to MyVCCCD.  Click on Register/Pay tab.  In the Registration channel, click on Assessment and Placement Tests.

  • Make sure you print and keep your records.
  • Provide an unofficial transcript indicating a grade of "C" for Math clearance or better as proof to the Counseling Department in person (located in Fountain Hall).

Step 4.  Complete a New Student Orientation

  • Register for COUN M03- Orientation to Moorpark College.
  • Or complete the online orientation and submit a student education plan through DegreeWorks, the degree audit system, within the MyVCCCD portal. Please call 805-378-1409 with any questions.

Step 5. (Optional)  Apply for Financial Aid

  • Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Or complete the on-line BOG Fee Waiver (enrollment fees only).

Step 6.  Register for Classes

 Please note:

  • If you plan to participate in athletics, arrange to have your final official transcript sent to Moorpark College after June. See your high school counseling office for instructions.
  • AP test results must be sent to Moorpark College directly from the College Board.
  • If you have attended any other college or university, arrange to have official transcript(s) sent to Moorpark College after final grades are posted.
  • New students are encouraged to take a Campus Tour prior to enrolling. Complete tours are available starting inside Fountain Hall Room 118. Contact the Outreach office by phone at: (805) 378-1409, or send us a message at: mcoutreach@vcccd.eduto schedule your visit.