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Steps for Enrollment at AVC

(Please read all of the information before starting your application.)


Choosing "Verify Later" or opting out of could delay the verification process up to 4 weeks.

The following students may not be able to complete the process and may opt-out:

  • No valid identity documentation from country of origin
  • No permanent address (housing insecure/homeless)
  • No Internet access or a smartphone
  • Justice Involved (incarcerated, foster youth, juvenile detention)
  • Minors (Under the age of 18) will help protect student identities and prevent fraudulent students from taking spots in AVC classes.

1. Apply Online via CCC Apply

We are currently accepting applications for the following terms:

  • Summer 2024 - Starts May 13, 2024
  • Fall 2024 - Starts August 19, 2024

2. Apply for Financial Aid

3. Complete the Online Orientation (click on the Student Success tab)

4. AVC Course Placement

5.  Create an Educational Plan at the Counseling Center

6. Register for Classes using your myAVC account

7. Pay for Classes and Student Health Services Fees using your myAVC account

8. Find out what supportive services AVC provides for our students!

9. Buy Books and Supplies but first check if you're eligible for the Books H.E.L.P. Program

10. Buy a Parking Permit and an ASO sticker

11. Attend Classes

More information about applying, planning and paying for courses can be found on the Prospective Students webpage

Who needs to apply

New Students / Transfer Students - if you have never taken a course at AVC.  Please note, if you apply to AVC for a term, and do not enroll for courses for that term, you MUST apply again as a new student for the next term.

Returning Students – if you have registered and attended a course at AVC, but have been absent two or more terms (Fall and Spring).

When to apply

AVC has deadlines for students to apply and receive a Priority Enrollment Appointment.  Students who apply after the deadline must wait until Open Enrollment to register.  Registration Dates are found on the Admissions and Records: Registration Dates webpage.

Special Admissions Instructions

Special Admit - middle / high school Students – students who will be enrolled in a middle / high school AND college during the same term may complete the online application, but will need to obtain additional admissions forms found on the Admissions and Records webpage.  A hold will be placed on your record until all admission forms have been reviewed and approved by AVC.

Students under the age of 14 will also need to meet with the Dean of Enrollment Services.

International Students – citizens of another country visiting or planning to visit the United States to study on an F-1 Student Visa -- DO NOT apply using this online application.  Contact the Antelope Valley College for special application instructions and forms.  Please call (661) 722-6342 with questions.

Other Helpful Registration Resources

Required information should be sent to:

Antelope Valley College Registration Office
3041 West Avenue K
Lancaster, CA 93536-54261

Fax: (661) 722-6531

Note: Visit OpenCCC's help site for any issues with applications. AVC does not provide assistance for OpenCCC.

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