Admissions and Records

Attention: The Admission & Records Office, is currently closed to the public and students. All our services are available remotely during this closure. Ventura College is taking precautions to protect the campus community's health in response to COVID-19. Ventura College.

Admissions & Records | Office: SSC Building

(805) 289-6457 | | Video Chat​​

  • Remote Office Hours:

    • Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
    • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Friday: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The Admissions and Records Office is responsible for admissions, registration, and for the accuracy and maintenance of all student records. We offer convenient access to registration, grades, class, catalog and financial aid information via the MyVCCCD portal.

Who can take classes at Ventura College? Anyone!

Each course offered by the Ventura County Community College District and its colleges is open to enrollment and participation by any person who has been admitted to the college and who meets the prerequisites to the class or program, unless specifically exempted by statute.

What can we help you with?


Steps to Enroll

Ready to achieve your educational goals? Follow these steps to begin.



  • Complete the orientation online through your MyVCCCD Portal under the MySuccess Tab

  • Submit official high school or college transcripts to Admissions & Records

  • Visit Assessment for the latest English & math placement information 

  • Dream Act Students: Submit a completed AB 540 Affidavit in person to Admissions & Records for evaluation

  • All Veteran or Active Duty Students:  Show your DD214 or Military ID to Admissions & Records  

    • Veteran Students using GI Bill® benefits:  Submit your Certificate of Eligibility to Admissions & Records 

    • Active Duty Students using Tuition Assistance:  Submit your TA approval to the Student Business Office 


  • Join the First-Semester Course Planning (FCS) Canvas Page to review instructions on how to plan for courses as a new student.

  • ​Transfer Students: Request an external coursework evaluation

  • Clear prerequisites

  • Follow up with counseling to talk about your educational goals and develop a comprehensive Student Education Plan (SEP)

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  • Register for classes through your MyVCCCD portal under the Register/Pay tab

  • Check financial aid awards through your MyVCCCD portal under the Financial Aid tab 

  • Pay fees (if no award is listed) or set up a payment plan

    • Veteran Students using GI Bill® benefits: Speak to Admission & Records prior to paying any fees

    • Active Duty Students using Tuition Assistance: Speak to the Student Business Office prior to paying any fees   

Are you a high school and who wants to take college classes, please visit our Dual Enrollment page for Steps to Enroll.

If you wish to attend Ventura College on an F-1 Visa, please visit our International Students page for Steps to Enroll.

Looking for ways to pay for college?

VC offers a lot of financial support to make higher education more affordable to our students.


Student ID cards

A VC Student ID card  is a great way to access discounts and resources at Ventura College, as well as discounts in the broader community! Sample student discounts include: 

Another reason to consider securing a Student ID card is because many VC student services offices, such as the Student Business Office or Admissions & Records, will require identification in order to provide information to a student.


Parking and other Transportation

If you plan to drive to campus for your classes, you may wish to purchase a parking permit.

  • Parking permits can be bought via the MyVCCCD student portal under the Register/Pay tab in the Payment and Payment Plans section.
  • Learn more about student parking information by clicking here.

There are bus stops close to the VC campus, with routes provided by Gold Coast Transit or the Ventura County Transportation Commission.Additionally, the City of Ventura also offers information about bicycle routes for students who commute by bike.

Admissions and Records

Our Admissions and Records staff provide high quality customer services to Ventura College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. Admissions and Records processes and maintains records of transactions of student registration, develops and implements policies and procedures to assure the integrity, security, and preservation of each student's official academic record. The department releases academic record information in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

What can we help you with?


Admissions & Records | Office: SSC Building

(805) 289-6457 | | Video Chat