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How to get started

So where do we begin? Follow these four simple steps:

  • 1Complete our Online Application for Admission
      To attend Cuyamaca College, you must:
    • have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
    • or, be at least 18 years of age.
    • or, be a current High School student and have completed the 10th grade.
    Cuyamaca College has made the first step even easier by having the application to be fully completed online.
  • 3Complete Assessment Requirements
      The assessment results are used to help evaluate your present skill levels and assist in the selection of appropriate English and math classes.
    • Bring:
      • Picture ID
      • Social Security # or Student ID#
      • #2 Pencil
      Make sure to arrive 20 minutes early and plan to stay for approximately 3 hours.

      Register online on WebAdvisor (

  • 4Counseling
    • Once you have applied, and taken the assessment tests, the next thing you should do is set up an appointment with a counselor. A counselor will be able to help you plan out your semester classes.
    • Set up an appointment by calling 619-660-4429
  • 5Register your classes
    • Register for classes by clicking the link below and logging into WebAdvisor. Enter in the section numbers of the classes you wish to register for!
    • What you need to login:
    • Username: firstname.lastname (example joe.smith)
    • Password: Your six digit birthday (example: January 1, 1990 = 010190)
    • For a detailed video tutorial please click here