New Students - Welcome to Cuyamaca College


Attention New Students
4 Steps to Enroll

Step #1 - Apply Online

Visit the Admissions & Records web pages for information about transcripts, residency, cost, high school student admissions, international student admissions and veterans. 

  • Send Your Transcripts to Cuyamaca College

Official transcripts are needed to clear prerequisites, and to award prior credit for degrees and certificates, this includes all AP, or IB credit. 

Step #2 - Take Your Assessment in English and Math

Cuyamaca College uses a computerized multiple choice assessment test to measure your current skill level in English and Mathematics. Your assessment test scores and multiple measures are used to determine your recommended English and/or Math placement. Space is limited, you must sign up for Cuyamaca Assessment Appointment on WebAdvisor.

Beginning October 11, 2013, English and math assessment tests will be conducted in E-210.  Please visit the Assessment page for further information.  It is strongly recommended that you use the study materials available on the Assessment web page prior to taking the test. 

To get the earliest new student registration date, you must be fully matriculated, which is both:

         Completion of the English and Math assessment

         Completion of the online orientation and new student advising

You may continue to matriculate after the deadline, but your enrollment priority will be later in the registration cycle.

For matriculation exemption information, please go to, or contact the Counseling Center for more information.

Step #3 - Online Orientation & New Student Advising - Available Beginning October 11, 2013.

You may complete the online Orientation either before or after taking the assessment.  Once you have completed the assessment test, and Orientation, then complete the online New Student Advising program.

New students who have transcripts from other colleges may see a counselor. 

Step #4 Register and Pay Fees

Your Registration Appointment is assigned and can be viewed on WebAdvisor.

WebAdvisor online tutorials are available to assist you.  You must have Flash Player to view these tutorials.



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