New to NOCE? Becoming a Student is as Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Apply to Become a Student at NOCE, Register for Classes, and Get Started!

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1. Apply For a Student Identification Number

Apply for a Student ID!

Are you interested in taking tuition-free noncredit courses at NOCE? This includes the following programs:

  • Academic Tutoring/Basic Skills Learning Centers
  • Career Technical Education
  • Citizenship Preparation
  • College Preparation-Math, English
  • Disability Support Services
  • English as a Second Language
  • High School Diploma
  • GED/HiSET Preparation
  • Parenting
  • Program for Older Adults (Emeritus Program)

If the answer is “YES”, then you are in the right place! First-time students can apply for a Student Identification (ID) number online. Applicants will receive an e-mail with registration instructions/information within two (2) business days of online submission.

Are you looking to enroll in fee-based Personal Enrichment courses? These courses include:

  • Community Services/Personal Enrichment Courses for Adults include:
    • Business and Professional Development
    • Fine and Applied Arts – Painting, Sewing, Quilting, Needlework
    • Language Arts and Foreign Language
    • Physical Fitness, Dance, Martial Arts

Programs for Kids and Teens include:

  • Academics, Arts, and Enrichment
  • Sports and Fitness
  • Summer Camps

If YES, you’ll need to head over to the Personal Enrichment Registration page to follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply and enroll in classes.

2. Register for Classes

Refer to the NOCE Class Schedule for class details.

To register for classes, click on the program of interest for step-by-step directions:

For registration, assistance contact StarHelp at 714.808.4679 or

3. Get Started!

Congrats! You have successfully completed the steps to become a new NOCE student! We look forward to seeing you in class! Now that you are registered, don’t forget to purchase your textbooks or parking pass (if needed), or make an appointment with a counselor.

Online/Remote Admissions & Records Assistance

**All NOCE Centers are open. Appointments for services are recommended. Remote services are still available. Contact StarHelp at 714.808.4679 for more information. However, students can still apply and register online. Our NOCE Admissions and Records StarHelp Customer Service team is available to help you: