How to Apply

Begin here and get started on your future!

1. Apply Online

New, Returning students please apply to the link below & Continuing students – no need to re-apply:
https://admissions.fullcoll.edu/online-application/ 

(Foster Youth student 19 year and under will need to provide “Ward of the Court” letter to show proof of CA Residence.)

2. Apply for Financial Aid

Follow the Steps to Financial Aid

Apply to FAFSA : www.fafsa.ed.gov

Apply to Chaffee Grant: https://www.chafee.csac.ca.gov/ 

Continuing students – Renew your fee waiver for the next academic year. Fee waivers DO NOT carry over to next Fall. You must complete a CA College Promise Grant (CCPA) formerly the BOGGG for the next academic year.

For more information about Financial Aid at Fullerton College visit financialaid.fullcoll.edu

3. Fullerton College Online Orientation

Access the orientation through your myGateway account, click  “Fullerton” on left hand column
Click on Orientation Links: “New and Returnign Students” and “Fullerton College Orientation”

4. Assessment Steps:

New Student to College:
Upload your personalized Assessment Submission Cover and a copy of your 11th or 12th grade high school transcript (with visible non-weighted GPA) to the MyPath portal, for visual directions click here.  Also include any test scores you may have available, such as Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) or California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) results. If you cannot access your high school transcripts, have international transcripts or other college transcripts, contact the Counseling Center at (714) 992-7084.

  • To be placed into an ESL (English as a Second Language) course students will need to take our ESL assessment remotely by visiting Assessment website.
  • Chemistry placement testing has been postponed as the campus is currently closed. Please continue to check the Assessment website for updates​

New Transfer Student:
Upload your personalized Assessment Submission Cover and a copy of your 11th or 12th grade high school transcript (with visible non-weighted GPA) to the MyPath portal, for visual directions click here.  Also include any test scores you may have available, such as Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) or California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) results. If you cannot access your high school transcripts, have international transcripts or other college transcripts, contact the Counseling Center at (714) 992-7084.  Students who have already completed English and/or math coursework at another regionally accredited college may be cleared for English or math courses and for courses with English and math prerequisites.  For course clearance students will need to contact the Counseling Center. To qualify for Priority Registration students must complete three steps:

  • Complete the college’s Online Orientation in MyGateway
  • Complete the course placement process with high school transcripts and other supporting documents through a Counselor
  • Complete a Student Educational Program Plan (SEPP) with a Counselor

Returning Student:
Upload your personalized Assessment Submission Cover and a copy of your 11th or 12th grade high school transcript (with visible non-weighted GPA) to the MyPath portal, for visual directions click here.  Also include any test scores you may have available, such as Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) or California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) results. If you cannot access your high school transcripts, have international transcripts or other college transcripts, contact the Counseling Center at (714) 992-7084.  Students who have already completed English and/or math coursework at another regionally accredited college may be cleared for English or math courses and for courses with English and math prerequisites.  For course clearance students will need to contact the Counseling Center. To qualify for Priority Registration students must complete three steps:

  • Complete the college’s Online Orientation in MyGateway
  • Complete the course placement process with high school transcripts and other supporting documents through a Counselor
  • Complete a Student Educational Program Plan (SEPP) with a Counselor

5. Apply to EOPS Program

Apply online or add your information to the wait-list:  www.eops.fullcoll.edu
EOPS Office, 2nd floor 2000 bldg. Room 2020

Eligible student will be notified via email with a password and Instruction to complete the EOPS New student Orientation

Intake Appointment with EOPS Counselor for Student Education Plan for the upcoming semester.

6. Apply to the FYSI Program

Apply to FYSI Program online:  https://fosteryouth.fullcoll.edu/ 

7. Attend FYSI Program Orientation & FYSI Academic Counseling Appointment 

Eligible students will be contacted to schedule in-person orientation with FYSI Program Staff and one-on-one Academic Counseling Appointment with FYSI Academic Counselor. 

8. Update Personal Information

Access myGateway – check accuracy of email address, mailing address and phone number

9. Register for Classes

Registration appointments are sent by email, please visit myGateway and register

10. Check the Status of your Financial Aid

Students may have unsatisfied requirements that need to be completed before you money will be disbursed. The most common
is completing verification that the Department of Education/CSAC selected for the student for:
Step A: Log into myGateway
Step B: Click on Webstar
Step C: Select  Financial Aid
Step D: Select My Overall Status to check for any unsatisfied requirements