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.

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Are you attending college for the first time?

Apply as a New Student
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Do you want to earn college credit in high school?

Apply to Attend College While in High School
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Have you studied here before and want to come back?

Apply as a Returning Student
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Want to enroll at Sierra College after attending another college?

Apply as a Transfer Student
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Are you new to the English language?

Apply for the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
Apply As Veteran

Do you want to use your veteran education benefits?

Apply as a Veteran or Veteran Dependent
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Do you reside in the US without legal status and want to attend college?

Apply as an Undocumented Student
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Do you want to update your skills or enter a new industry?

Apply as a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student
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Do you want to travel abroad to attend college in the United States?

Apply as an International Student

Explore Personal Interests

If you’re interested in learning a new hobby, brushing up your skills or expanding your knowledge, consider our community learning enrichment programs.

Community Education

Our community education courses are aimed at meeting the personal and professional interests of our diverse community. View our Kaleidoscope publication packed with workshops, training programs, and activities to help you learn new skills and develop your talents.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Designed primarily for lifelong learners ages 50+, OLLI offers a year-round curriculum of high-quality, noncredit courses. Plus, you can find social and cultural activities, 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 A

Fall: M-TR, 8am – 5:30pm, F: 9am – 1 pm; Summer: M-TR, 8am – 5:30pm

Admissions and Records — Nevada County

Nevada County

Building N1, Room 112

M-TR, 8:30am-5pm; F: 8:30am-12pm