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Ways to Register


Orientation: Two Ways

On Campus:
  • This will be your first time in college
  • Plan on taking classes at the college
  • Like speaking with people face to face
  • Provides the opportunity to meet El Centro administrators, staff, faculty, and students
  • Meet other new college students
  • Learn how to register for classes
  • Register for classes during the advising session
  • Receive information on financial aid from a financial aid advisor
Online:
  • Appropriate for new college students, transfer students, and returners
  • Plan on taking courses mostly online
  • Learn about the different types of online courses offered
  • Will be able to register for classes online
Please note:
  • Appropriate scores in reading are required
  • Please allow 24-48 hours after completing your online orientation before having the orientation block removed
  • Students completing orientation online will be required to attend a scheduled advising session before registering for classes