No matter where you’re coming from, we’re here to help you through — and beyond — the application process. From getting enrolled to financial aid to registering for classes, we will support you through it all. Take your first step today.

Applying is Easy. Here’s How.


Use the California Community College online application to apply for enrollment. Don’t forget about financial aid.


Before you register for classes, attend a Career and Academic Planning (CAP) session and meet with your Counselor.


Sign up for classes that line up with your academic plan.

For more details about next steps, click on the button below that best describes you.
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Are you attending college for the first time?

Apply as a New Student
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Want to enroll at Sierra College after studying somewhere else?

Apply as a Transfer Student
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Have you studied here before and want to come back?

Apply as a Returning Student
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Do you reside in the US without legal status and want to attend college?

Apply as an Undocumented Student

Additional Types of Students

Whether you’re looking to start college early, continue lifelong learning or study in the United States as an international student, we’ve got the right program or course for you.

International Students

No matter where you’re coming from, you can apply to study at Sierra College. For international students coming to the U.S., you can access many of the same core courses needed at many four-year schools for a fraction of the cost. Find out how to apply today!

High School Students

Did you know you can earn college credit while you’re still in high school? If you’re a current high school student in the area, find out how to apply for our Dual Enrollment and Academic Enrichment Programs. These are designed to prepare you for college and save you money.

Community Education

Our community education courses are aimed at meeting the personal and professional interests of our diverse community. Find here and via our Kaleidoscope publication: workshops, training programs, and more that will help you develop talents and learn skills.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Designed primarily for lifelong learners ages 50+, OLLI offers a year-round curriculum of high-quality, noncredit courses. Additionally, you can find social and cultural opportunities, such as field trips, lectures, and book clubs.

Get In Touch

Looking for help at any point in the admissions process? Our admissions team is more than happy to help you get where you need to go. Contact a particular campus below, find a member of our admissions team, or chat with us online.

Admissions and Records – Rocklin

Building L
In-Person: M-Th: 8 am – 5:30pm F: 9 am – 1 pm (see notes for other hours)

Admissions and Records – Nevada County

Building N1, Room 112
M-Th: 8:30am – 5 pm, F: 8:30am – 12 pm

Admissions and Records – Tahoe-Truckee

Room 105
M-Th: 9 am – 6:30pm, F: 9 am – 5 pm

Admissions and Records – Roseville Center

Room 262
M-Th: 9:30am – 6:30pm, F: 9 am – 1 pm