This your first time ever taking college classes and you graduated high school or  received your GED, or High School Equivalency within ten years, lets get started at City!

The City Virtual Welcome Center!

Call or text us: 619.800.2308

Monday through Friday 8:00am -5:00pm 


Request support:

1. Apply to San Diego City College!

Click here to apply to San Diego City College!


What to have when completing the application for admission

If you have been issued a social security number or other government issued identification numbers, please report. 
High School unweighted cumulative Grade Point Average 
Highest High School English course completed (C or better) and grade you received in it. 
Highest High School Math course completed (C or better) and grade you received in it.  


***City Get Connected Survey!***

The City Get Connected Survey will support you in getting connected with on campus, and online support services and programs to aid you in your time at San Diego City College!
In the survey, you will have the opportunity to learn about San Diego City College programs and services, while identify those you would like support or more information from. By selecting the program or service, we will share your desired contact information and they will reach out to you to become connected!
Click here to submit your City Get Connected Survey!




 2. Get Help with Paying Campus Fees!

Option #1: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Click here to apply!

Option #2: California Dream Act Application

Click here to apply!


San Diego City College School Code 



***What to have when completing your Financial Aid Application***

  1. If you have, your social security number or other government issued identification numbers.
  2. Completed taxes for: 
    1. Fall 2020, Spring 2021, or Summer 2021, please have 2018 Taxes.
    2. Fall 2021, Spring 2022, or Summer 2022, please have 2019 Taxes.



The San Diego Promise!

The San Diego Promise covers the cost of tuition for two years at San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges, and provides textbook grants of $400 per year to students who also qualify for a fee waiver (the California College Promise Grant, formerly known as the Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver).
The San Diego Promise program is open to all first-time/full-time students who are recent high school graduates. In addition, there are limited spaces available for students who do not meet the above requirements, and who are...
- Former foster youth
- Formerly incarcerated
- Adults returning to school
- Those who cannot attend full-time due to unique circumstances
- DACA recipients.


Click here to apply!
Click here for more information!
What to have when completing the San Diego Promise application:
1. User ID Number (Student ID Number) 
2. Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act      Application confirmation number



 3. Plan Your Classes and Learn About City!

a. New Student Online Orientation

Click here to complete your orientation!


b. New Student Educational Planning Workshop

Click here to complete your workshop


****Students with disabilities can contact the DSPS (disAbility Support Programs and Services) Office for orientation, accommodations and education planning!***

Call: 619.388.3994
Click here to schedule an appointment with the DSPS office!
For more information visit our website:





 4. Enroll in Your Classes!

a. Activate your mySDCCD Student Portal!

Click here to set up your mySDCCD student portal!


b. Search, enroll, and pay for your classes!

Click here to enroll for your classes!