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  Your live link to set up the student portal is delivered in the acceptance email you receive after making your application to the college in step 1 above. 

Step 3.  Complete the English Self-Placement Guide and Math Self-Placement Guide  to help in choosing your English and math courses.

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.  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: to schedule your visit.