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Preparing for Class

College Updates

Health Pre-screening Questionnaire

  • Prior to coming to campus or education centerplease complete the health pre-screening questionnaire via the My Palomar App or web form.
  • The following will be required for those coming to campus:
    • Facial coverings required indoors regardless of vaccination status
    • Vaccination is required by October 11. Medical and Religious exemptions are allowed. Read the Vaccination Mandate Update to Students for details.
  • Check out the latest COVID-19 website.

Free Parking for Fall 2021

  • No parking fees will be charged to students who are required to visit the main campus or one of the Palomar College Education Centers.

New Student Orientation

Orientation is mandatory for all new Palomar College students. Visit to complete your orientation online.

Student Help Videos

Below are pertinent videos for your first week of school. For more student help videos, please visit our Student Help Videos webpage.

Online or Face-to-Face?

Figure out if your class is online or face-to-face. Is it synchronous or asynchronous? Is it on the main campus in San Marcos or if it is at one of the centers? Watch the video to learn more.

Log into Your Online Class

Use Canvas to log into your online class. Some face-to-face classes might still have a Canvas shell.

Find Your Textbooks

Find out what textbooks are required for your class through the bookstore website.

Find Your Palomar Email

Find out what your Palomar email is through MyPalomar. Watch this other video on how to log into your email through

Need to Reset Password?

Your password is the same for MyPalomar, Canvas, and your Palomar email. Click on the link above to see how reset your password.

Find Professor's Contact Info

Need to email or call your professor? Click on the link above to find your professor's contact information.