Palomar offers both online and in-person credit and noncredit English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. In-person classes are available at the main campus in San Marcos and at the education centers in Escondido and Fallbrook. Online classes are self-paced in Canvas and have optional Zoom sessions.
Students must apply online before registering, which you can do on your own, or you can visit one of our ESL Offices to receive assistance from our ESL staff with the online application. After you have applied online, you can select the ESL class and level that you would like to take. You can enroll in classes online or our staff can help you enroll in person at one of our offices listed below.
If you are a continuing student (i.e. have not had two semesters or more off) you DO NOT need to submit a new application.
—If you are a continuing student and have been taking non-credit classes you MIGHT have to complete the application process if you need to use Canvas or your Palomar email address.
If you are a returning student (i.e. have been gone more than two semesters) you will need to follow the steps above using your Palomar College ID number to submit a new application.
HOW TO ENROLL ONLINE:
Click here for MyPalomar(eServices) to register for classes online. You can also download the Palomar College Mobile app for more convenience.
HOW TO ENROLL IN PERSON:
Visit or call one of our ESL registration offices in San Marcos, Escondido, or Fallbrook and receive bilingual (English/Spanish) assistance registering for an ESL class. See our in-person locations below.
Palomar ESL Sites
San Marcos Campus:
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
- Phone Number: (760) 744-1150, Ext. 2272
- Office H-116
1951 E. Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92027
- Phone Number: (760) 744-1150, Ext. 8114
- Office 610
35090 Horse Ranch Creek Road
Fallbrook, CA 92028
- Phone Number: (760) 744-1150, Ext. 7808
- Office A01
We have many ESL classes, and you can choose the class that is best for you!
FOR CREDIT STUDENTS:
Credit: students who would like to receive units from a course for a degree or diploma can take an ESL course with credits. An ESL credit course it is typically between 3-6 units. For more details about credit classes fee click here.
Students must apply online, which you can do on your own, or you can call one of our ESL Offices to receive assistance from our ESL staff with the online application. After you have applied online, you can select the ESL class and level that you would like to take.
FOR NON-CREDIT STUDENTS: