Apply Now Steps

Welcome to Yuba College! Thank you for your interest in our college and academic programs. Click here to download a printable version of these instructions. If this is your first time taking a class with Yuba College, follow the easy steps outlined below.

Click Here to Apply Now
Follow the onscreen instructions. Once you have submitted your online application, with your current email address, you will receive an email confirming your acceptance and providing a link to retrieve your 7-digit Yuba College Student ID number.

Click here to begin the Online Orientation
Once you have your Student ID number, complete the Online Orientation. You will receive an email from us listing your Student ID number once your application has been processed. You can also look up your Student ID number and password info at YCCD Online Help

Online Orientation Login/Password format:

  • Student ID, type in the first letter of your last name, capitalized, followed by your 7-digit number. For example, D0498412
  • Password, Default password: John Doe with an SSN of 123-45-6789 born on January 2, 1999 would be Jd678901
Click here to schedule a counseling appointment
Once the online orientation is complete, schedule an appointment to meet with a counselor. A counselor will help place you in English and Math and develop an Abbreviated Educational Plan.
Counseling is available at the following Yuba College locations:
>Marysville Campus (530. 634.7766)
>Sutter County Center (530.751.5600)
>Beale AFB Outreach Center (530.788.0973)

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AB 705 and English and Math placement Levels: What is AB705?

All NEW students are required to meet with a counselor. You are considered a new student if you have not previously attended Yuba College (except during high school) or any other college.

All HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS – Dual Enrollment are required to follow Dual Enrollment Steps.

All RETURNING students who have previously attended Yuba College are required to meet with a counselor.

All TRANSFER students are required to meet with a counselor. Please bring any outside transcripts  with you to your appointment.

With the assistance of a counselor, you will select courses to enroll at Yuba College. Counselors will make recommendations and develop an abbreviated educational plan that fits your academic objectives. Be sure to attend your counseling appointment in order to be cleared for registration! Check your priority registration date.


EXEMPTIONS: Some students may not need to meet with a counselor depending on their educational background or plans for study. If you meet 2 or more of the following criteria, you are not required to meet with a counselor. Note: If you are needing to have a pre-requisite reviewed from an outside institution, you will need to meet with a counselor (make sure to bring a copy of your unofficial transcripts).

  1. Have completed an associate or higher degree (specify college, degree, month/year awarded and include copy of degree or transcripts)
  2. Will be enrolling in performance classes only (e.g. music, drama, physical education activity classes)
  3. Currently enrolled at a four-year college or university (transcripts required)
  4. Enrolling in fewer than six units
  5. Not planning to earn a degree or certificate
  6. Enrolling in job-skill upgrade, self-improvement, or general interest courses
  7. Enrolling in classes for which you have previous training

In order to be granted an exemption, you will need to complete and submit a Matriculation Exception Form to the Counseling Department either in person or send a request via email. (for email requests: indicate the corresponding numbers of the two or more exemption criteria that apply to you, along with your Student ID number, and scanned copies of any required verification documents). Please make sure to include all necessary information and verification to avoid delay.

Click here to Register Now

Once you have completed all the necessary steps, you are eligible to register!
However, registration is set according to a student’s priority date and new students can register only after their specified date. New students who are fully matriculated (completed all steps) will be given Day 6 priority. New students who have not completed all steps will not be eligible to register until doing so. Check your priority registration date.

Now it’s time to register for your classes!
HowTo Instructions to Register on WebAdvisor.
Yuba College PortalGuard is a web interface that allows you to register, add, or drop classes.  It also allows you to review your personal information (YC email, Canvas, Office 365). To use YCCD PortalGuard, log onto login.yccd.edu Click on the MyCampus button. Look for the WebAdvisor button. Click here to WebAdvisor

  • Click Search for Sections
  • Select the term (Fall, Spring, or Summer) from the top drop down menu and search for subjects from each drop down menu. You do not need to enter course numbers or section numbers to perform this search. You may, but are not required to, limit your search to specific days and times or specific instructors. After filling in the desired fields, click “submit” to find available classes.
  • Compile a list of preferred classes, noting their course, code, and section numbers. See illustration below:

screenshot of webadvisor screen with explanatory diagrams

After you have a printed list of preferred classes:

  • Click the top of the screen at “Log in.”
  • Student ID, type in the first letter of your last name, capitalized, followed by your 7-digit number. For example, D0498412
  • Password, Default password: John Doe with an SSN of 123-45-6789 born on January 2, 1999 would be Jd678901
  • Click “Submit.”
  • Click the box “Students” at the top right of the screen.
  • Click “Register or Drop” under the section “Registration.”
  • Click the checkbox to acknowledge that you must pay for classes within 10 days after you register or you will be dropped from your classes for non-payment.
  • Click “Submit.”
  • Click “Express registration.”

Fill in the appropriate class codes, course numbers and section numbers for all your classes. See illustration below:
class codes

  • After entering all required information, click “submit” to register.
  • Remember, you have 10 Days to Pay. You will be dropped automatically from a class if you do not pay your fees within 10 days of registering.

Congratulations! You are registered for classes at Yuba College! Remember to print a copy of your schedule from WebAdvisor as verification of enrollment.

  • It is important to show up for the first day of class to avoid being dropped!
  • How does waitlisting work?

High School Campus Security Release

Adult students attending Yuba College classes on high school campuses during high school operating hours may be required to pass a security clearance before attending class. Forms for area high schools are provided below:

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Click here to purchase your parking permit. Click on the “Buy Permits” option. Enter your Last Name, Student ID, and First Name in the Pre-Approved Search. Be sure to use the first letter of your Last Name in CAPS before the 7-digit student ID number. Then select the appropriate Parking Permit (Auto or Motorcycle) and follow the online instructions.


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