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Apply & Enroll– New and Former Students

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Find your future at Peralta Colleges.

Ready to Get Started?

It’s Easy!

1. Create an OpenCCC account

2. Explore the tools in MyPath

3. Complete CCCApply Application on MyPath. Takes about 30 minutes.

4. Continue to explore MyPath

MyPath is a new application portal that can help you get prepared to fill out applications, explore careers , find out what types of aid you are eligible for, find a financial aid office on your campus, and find other helpful information and resources.

Select Your Home Campus Below to Start the Process!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    What is MyPath?

    MyPath is a student onboarding tool that designed to help students navigate through their educational journey by providing students with an individually tailored and structured pathway that includes career and program exploration, goal-setting, and just-in-time and follow-up messaging. MyPath is designed to align with the Guided Pathways framework to help students find, enter, and stay on the path to their goals.

    Will an email or letter be generated and sent to the student after the application has been submitted?

    • Upon completing the application, you will receive up to three confirmation emails
      • Confirming creation of your OpenCCC account. This will only be sent if you are creating a new account. (within 30 min)
      • Confirming completion of your application. This email will contain your seven-digit application confirmation number. (within 30 min)
      • Confirming that your application has been successfully processed by the Peralta Colleges. This email will contain your new Peralta student ID, or if you are a returning student, information on how to obtain your previous ID. (within 48 hours)

      • Admissions & Records

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      • Since 1964, the Peralta Community College District - comprised of Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College - has served the cities of Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland and Piedmont by providing 25,000 students each semester with a range of educational programs and life-long learning opportunities.