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Applying for Admission

Please review the information below before completing your application to Citrus College.

 Who May Attend

• High school graduates or
• Individuals in possession of a California high school proficiency certificate, certificate of completion
• Persons at least 18 years of age who may profit from instruction
• K-12 Students (Students enrolled in K-12 schools will need to download, print, complete and submit the Concurrent Enrollment Packet

If you are a graduating high school senior concurrently enrolled at Citrus College and plan to attend the subsequent term, you will need to reapply as a first time college student. Submit a target letter confirming your graduation date from your high school if you are not 18 years old by the first day of instruction.

International students who are eligible for admission under a student visa (F-1)

According to state (ED49061) and federal (FERPA) regulations, parents of a community college student do not have a right to access their child's student records, regardless of whether the student is under the age of 18.

 Do I Need to Apply?

• If you have NEVER applied to Citrus College and are eligible to attend, you will need to apply.

• If you are a former Citrus student and have not attended the prior two semesters, you will need to apply.

 When Can I Apply?

You can apply for summer session and fall semester beginning March 1, and for winter session and spring semester beginning September 1. Once you apply, you do not need to reapply, as long as you register for the term you applied for, or you register for one of the next two terms after the term for which you applied.

 What if I Don’t Know What Program to Pursue?

On the application, you will be asked to select a course of study. If you are not sure what course of study to select, please visit the Career Center website for free online tools to help with selection of a career and course of study.

 Application Procedure

Please review the following steps below to insure a successful submission of your Citrus College online application.


Step I
• All users will need to create a NEW User Account.
• A email account will be required to complete your application.
• Complete and submit the application; be sure to click the "FINISH" link.
• Print confirmation page for your records

Click here to apply online
Step II
• Check your personal email account for:
   • Confirmation receipt email
   • Within two business days – Citrus ID Number and Welcome Letter


Step III
• Select and register for classes on your assigned appointment time.
• Pay fees online or in person during regular business hours.


Important Reminder from the Admission and Records Office
Your Social Security Number is not used as your student ID; instead, you will be assigned a Citrus College ID. However, please include your Social Security Number on your application as it is required for Enrollment Verification with the National Student Clearing House, 1098Ts (Tax Credit), the G.I. Bill and various Financial Aid processes.

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