Cuyamaca College

Welcome to the Cuyamaca College Online Application
If you have already submitted your application to Cuyamaca College, you can access Special Links and Opportunities and your Application Confirmation by going to My Applications.

The California Community College System offers an Open Admission Policy

A message from the campus:

AFTER reading the following important instructions, please SCROLL to the bottom of the page and click on:

"Begin Application for Cuyamaca College."


You need to apply if :

  • You have never been a student at Cuyamaca or Grossmont College.
  • You have not been in attendance at either college for at least two consecutive semesters.
  • You submitted an application for a future semester and wish to attend a current one.

Note:  You do not need to apply for multiple terms (e.g.: if you applied for Spring 2014, you do not need to apply for Summer/Fall 2014).

Social Security Number:

Social Security number is no longer being used as your student ID.  You will be assigned a unique 7-digit ID number.  However, your Social Security number is still important and required for Hope and Lifelong learning (1098T) tax form, Financial Aid, and Board of Governor Fee Waiver (BOGW) transactions. 

You may now apply for:

Spring 2014 Semester (01/27/2014 - 06/02/2014)

Summer 2014 Semester (06/09/2014 - 07/31/2014)
Fall 2014 Semester (08/18/2014 - 12/15/2014)


International Students:

Are you an International Student seeking admission to Cuyamaca College as a full time student? Click here to submit an application (Not for U.S. citizen or Permanent Residents of  the U.S.)

JUNE 2014 High School Graduates:

If you are applying for Fall 2014 semester and you will be graduating from High School in June 2014, please enter the information on your application as if you have already graduated, FAILURE TO DO SO COULD DELAY YOUR REGISTRATION.


Once your application is submitted, you will receive an e-mail containing important registration information.  If you do not have an e-mail address, please create an e-mail account before you apply (MSN, Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo, etc.).  You should have our domain ( added to your safe sender list. Please consult this page for instructions or your software's documentation for instructions

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Last updated: 1/16/2014 9:44:00 AM PST

Application Instructions

  • PLEASE SELECT one of the following enrollment categories AFTER you have completed this online application. You may return to this page by clicking on the Introduction link on the Confirmation page.

    New Student - first time enrollment at any college.

    Transfer Student - first time at Cuyamaca College, but have attended another college. If you would like to use your credits from other institutions, please send in your transcripts and visit the counseling center.

    International Student - attending under an F-1 visa.
  Required information should be sent to:

Cuyamaca College
Admissions and Records
900 Rancho San Diego Parkway
El Cajon, CA  92019-4304
In-state telephone: (619) 660-4275
Fax: (619) 660-4575
How to Use the Cuyamaca College Online Application
To complete the online application, simply type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the [Next] button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be re-entered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the [Submit] button located on the left column to submit the application.

If you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application, please read our Technical Support frequently asked questions.

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