In order to complete an NOCE application, each student must create an account with OpenCCC.

If you have applied to Fullerton College, Cypress College, or any other California Community College using OpenCCC, you may skip to step 3A, choose “sign-in,” and proceed to the NOCE application instructions. If you are a new applicant, please continue following the steps.

Step 1:

Example of NOCE menuOn the NOCE website, hover over Admission & Registration.

The drop-down menu will appear, hover over Getting Started, click on New Students: How to Apply

Step 1A:

Scroll down the page until you see the dark blue block that says “Apply for a Banner ID to Register for All NOCE Programs!”

NOCE Getting started webpage button to get to the NOCE application site.

Click on the yellow application button. yellow application button on the getting started webpage example

Step 1B:

example of the NOCE interest formSubmit your information on the page as directed.

Once finished, click on the Submit Interest Form! At the bottom right of the page.

Step 1C:

Example of the NOCE apply now buttonClick on the Apply Now button example of the Apply Now button to continue to the application.

Step 2:

OpenCCC create an account exampleIf you are a new user, select Create an Account.

Step 2A:

A screenshot of OpenCCC two factor authentication screenType Mobile Phone or Choose “Use email Instead” and click “Text (Email) My Verification Code”.

Step 2B:

Screeshot of the code input screenType 6-digit CCC Account Security Code received in a text message or email and click “Verify Mobile Phone.”

Step 3:

Complete Create Profile.

Step 3A:

Create Profile: Contact Information – Type Email Address, Check Box to confirm Terms of Use, confirm housing status, and enter your current address (if applicable). Click “Next” when complete.

Screenshot of openCCC to input your contact information
Screenshot of openCCC to input your contact information

Step 3B:

Create Profile: Personal Information – Type Legal First Name, Middle Name (if applicable), Last Name, Preferred Name (if applicable), and Date of Birth. Click “Next” when complete.

Screenshot of openCCC to input your information

Step 3C:

Create Profile: Credentials – Create a password for your CCCapply following the guidelines and click “Create Account.”

Screenshot of openCCC to input your password information

Step 4:

You’ve completed part 1 of the application! Please click the following link to follow instructions on how to complete part 2. How to Apply to NOCE – Application Part 2

Please click on the Continue button openccc continue button to proceed to part 2!

Account created example on OpenCCC