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Class drop for non-payment of fees on 8/12 CANCELLED! No further drops for non-payment of fall fees will take place. If you will not be attending any classes on your schedule, please drop by the refund deadline 8/31. You will be held responsible for all classes on your schedule after 8/31/14.
 

 Who can apply for admissions to Palomar?
You!


To attend Palomar you may be:
 
  • a high school graduate or equivalent
  • anyone (including non-high school graduates) 18 years of age or older
  • a minor who may profit from instruction and has permission of the local high school district and a parent or guardian. Students under 16 years of age are restricted to courses designed for children. Permission to enroll in other classes rests with the instructor. Some programs have limited admission or have additional academic or skill requirements. Please print the following forms and instructions for each semester and submit with application to Admissions. 
  • K-12 Minor Approval Form must be signed by school district and parent or guardian. Palomar faculty signature is also required for students under 16 years of age. 
  • a transfer, out-of-state or international student

When?   To meet your busy schedule, there are frequent start dates throughout the year.

Where?   Palomar College has 5 Education Centers and numerous other locations to serve you in North County!

If you know how to apply and register and wish to bypass the steps below, click eServices Sign In page.

1. Submit an Online Application - New Students Instructions
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  Re-Apply to Palomar - Returning Students (Missed 1 or more semesters) Instructions Video
  Retrieve your Palomar Student ID OR Reset Password/Challenge Question Instructions Video
  Current High School Senior Students in Palomar College District -
Check out the Early Acceptance Program for important priority
registration information.
   
  Current High School Students

A minor who may profit from instruction and has permission of the local high school district and a parent or guardian may apply to Palomar College through eServices . Students under 16 years of age are restricted to courses designed for children. Permission to enroll in other classes rests with the instructor. Some programs have limited admission or have additional academic or skill requirements. Please print the K-12 form below for each semester and submit to Admissions. 

  • K-12 Minor Approval Form - Must be signed by school district and parent or guardian. Palomar faculty signature is also required for students under 16 years of age.
   
2.

Visit the Admissions/Financial Aid & Scholarships Office in the Student Services Center on the San Marcos campus and at the Escondido Education Center or visit the Financial Aid  web site for information.

  • Eligibility for assistance is based on federal and state guidelines. Apply early since all awards are made on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • See links to financial aid applications in eServices. Sign in and click on the Student Center page and look in the My Finances and Financial aid area for application links.
  • Contact Financial Aid at (760) 744-1150, ext. 2366.
Instructions Video
3. Assessment, Advisement and Orientation - Visit the Assessment, Advisement and Orientation web site for their schedule. You can now make an appointment online! Click on the Instructions link for important information regarding transcripts and transferring test scores from other schools. Instructions  
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See a Counselor prior to enrolling in classes to ensure that you meet prerequisites and are taking courses that meet your education goals. (760) 744-1150, ext. 2179.  You may also obtain further information from the Counseling Center web pages. Instructions  
5. Use Your Class Schedule to help you select the right classes. You will also find important registration information, calendar dates and other information necessary for your success. Schedules are available in the Admissions Office, the Counseling Office, at the Education Centers, at most  public libraries in North County, and online. See online Class Search instructions and video links to the right. Additional helpful information on selecting classes. Instructions Video
6. Use Your Online Catalog to research program requirements, degree and certificate requirements, course descriptions and much more.    
7. Enroll in Classes that will meet your educational goals. Once your application is processed, you will be issued an online registration appointment. You can register online at this day and time or anytime after. If you forget your Palomar ID or Password, see #1 above.

For more videos on Adding and Dropping classes, click here.

Visit the Enrollment Services Web site to access Admissions and Records forms and other important information.  
Instructions
(New Students)

Instructions (Returning Students)
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(New Students)

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8. Pay Your Fees immediately after registering. Palomar accepts checks, money orders, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and AMEX. You may pay your fees by credit card online. Checks and money orders are limited to the amount of total fees. Please make your check or money order payable to Palomar College. Non-payment of fees does not guarantee the cancellation of your classes. Be sure to drop any classes that you do not attend. Visit the Cashier's Office web for further information. Instructions Video
ENCOURAGE YOURSELF TOWARD SUCCESS! You are on your way to making a brighter future for yourself! Be sure to visit or call the various Student Services offices.
Contact Information and Office Hours