Eligibility Requirements

Graduation from high school or successful completion of the California High School Proficiency Examination, the General Education Development Examination (GED), or the TASC - Test Assessing Secondary Completion is a prerequisite for admission for a person under 18 years of age. Any person who is 18 years of age or older and is able to benefit from the instruction offered is eligible to attend this public community college.

The policy of this district is that, unless specifically exempted by statute or regulation, every course, course section, or class, reported for state aid, wherever offered and maintained by the district, shall be fully open to enrollment and participation by any person who has been admitted to the college(s) and who meets such prerequisites as may be established pursuant to regulations contained in Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 55200) of Subchapter 1 of Chapter 6 of Division 6 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.

Note: In Accordance with The Higher Education Act of 1965 and the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA), San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) is prohibited from recruiting and enrolling students residing in other States.