Create Your CCCApply Account

If you have previously applied online to a California Community College or CSU, you probably have a CCCApply account already. Using your existing account will make the application process much simpler and quicker. To find out if you already have an account, go to the Account Finder.

By creating a CCCApply account, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy. The information you enter on CCCApply will be kept private, as explained in this Privacy Policy.

Your Information

Please enter your full legal name and date of birth:


This information is used to comply with state and federal law pertaining to residency, guardianship, admission of minors to college, and protection of minors in online transaction environments, as well as to differentiate between persons having the same name. This information will not be used in making admissions decisions except as permitted by law.

Due to laws regarding children's online privacy, this system will not accept accounts created by persons under the age of 13. For more information, please refer to the Privacy Policy.

An email address is required for important messages about your admission and registration. Please enter an email address that you check regularly.

Check this box if you do not have a personal email address. CCCApply will give you a free email address that you can check at

Username and Password

For logging on, choose a username.

Use only characters a-z, 0-9, (.),(-), (_). E-mail address is allowed.

Enter your password twice to make sure you typed it correctly.

Please create a new password following these requirements:
  • 5-12 characters
  • No spaces or special characters
  • It cannot match your username

Be sure to record your username and password for later use. Please do not share your account with any other applicants, even family members. All applicants must have their own individual accounts.

Password Hint

If you forget your username or password, you can get log-on help by responding correctly to your personal security question. Please select the security question you would like to be asked, and enter your answer to that question.