Steps to Enroll & Register

Step 1: Complete a COS Web Application. Required for all new and returning students.
Submit an Admissions application using CCCApply. Submit the application online and print a copy of the confirmation page for your records. For more information, please call (559) 730-3727. Make sure your name reads the same on both the Application and Orientation Form. ​ 
 
Step 2: ​Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible.
Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or pick up FAFSA forms in the Financial Aid Office in Sequoia Room 105 or at the Hanford Center. Click here for Scholarship Information.
 
Step 3: Complete COS Web Orientation.
You must complete Step 1 before orientation.
New students pursuing a certificate/degree/transfer program are required to complete orientation, either online or by attending the First Giant Step Orientation. Call (559) 737-5410 for more information. Students will earn .5 unit of credit for orientation and will be charged the appropriate unit cost.
 
Step 4: Take the COS Placement Test.
You must complete Step 1 before testing.
All students registering for math or English classes and/or pursuing a certificate/degree/transfer program will need to take the placement test. The Assessment Office walk-in hours are Monday - Friday 8:15 to 2:30 pm with valid photo identification in Sequoia Room 157. Click Assessment for more information or call (559) 730-3737 for the Visalia campus. For Hanford: Testing is available at the Hanford Hub Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm and appointments are highly recommended. Please call (559) 583-2500.
 
Step 5: ​Meet with a counselor.
New students pursuing a certificate/degree/transfer program are required to see a COS counselor for academic counseling and a Student Education Plan. To schedule an appointment, call (559) 730-3741 or (559) 730-3715 for the Visalia campus; or call (559) 583-2500 for the Hanford campus. Click Counseling ​for more information.
 
Step 6: ​Register for COS classes.
You must complete Step 1 before registering.
Click here to Register for Classes. First log in: UserID - Social Security number or Banner ID number. PIN - your birth date (mmddyy). Change your PIN after the first login. Click Web Registration Instructions for more information.
Make sure to check your schedule for accuracy.
 

 Activate Email

 
Activate and check regularly your COS Giant Email Account as this is the official means of communication between COS students and the College. Go to COS Banner Web to activate.
 

 Submit Transcripts

 
​If you are under 21 - Request the last high school attended to send one transcript of work completed or attempted. If applicable, have G.E.D. scores or a copy of the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE) sent to the Admissions and Records Office. Send one completed transcript of work attempted from each college attended, whether or not credit was earned to the COS Admissions & Records Office. 
 
Transcripts are to be official copies sent directly from previous schools to:
 
Admissions and Records Office
College of the Sequoias
915 S. Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA 93277
 
*All transcripts will become the property of College of the Sequoias and will not be released to the student or another institution.
Last Updated: 9/23/2013 8:01 AM