New Students - Steps to Take

Step #1

Complete a Yuba College Application ONLINE
Apply Now!

Step #2

Have You Attended a different College/University?
Send official Transcripts immediately from all the colleges you previously attended. Delivery of transcripts can take weeks, so plan ahead.
Mail to: Yuba College 15880 Dam Rd. Ext  Clearlake, CA 95422  ATT: A/R

Transcript information can count toward earning your degree and establishing course level placement if you completed Math, Reading, or English courses at another college.

When meeting with a Counselor – Unofficial transcripts or copies may be used for informational and advising purposes.

Step #3

You may be eligible for Financial Aid
Don't assume you won't qualify – APPLY NOW!

Apply for FAFSA online. (assistance is available on campus)
Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver (BOG)
Apply for WebGrants for Students

Step #4

Prepare to take the Assessment Test by visiting the Placement Examination website for Sample Questions, Practice and Tutorials.

If you have already completed English or math courses at another college, the placement test may not be necessary; check with a counselor or contact the testing office.

You do need an appointment for placement testing by calling the main line 707-995-7900. Allow two hours for the test. Bring your photo I.D.

If you have taken a Placement Exam at a different college you might not need to retake it at Yuba College.

Step #5

Contact the Counseling Office to schedule an Orientation/Advising session

Orientations are required for all new students.

Go to the Counseling Department after completing the Placement Test for a small group orientation by calling 707-995-7900. The Orientation consists of the following:

1) An explanation of deadlines, rules and regulations you will need to follow
2) Information on which classes to take based on your placement scores
3) After orientation schedule your Student Educational Plan appointment
An On-Line Orientation is also available

Step #6

Register online for your classes:

Go to Web Advisor/Online Registration

Click tab at the top of screen “Log in”

Under User ID: Type in the first letter of your last name, CAPITALIZED, and then your 7 digit student ID number

Type in your password. It should be the 2-digit month, day, and the last 2-digit year of your birthday, with no dashes or spaces. Example: April 8, 1981 would be “040881”. Unless you have already changed your password

Click on box “Submit”, Click the box “Students”

Under registration at the bottom left of the screen, click “Register for Sections”

Click “Express Registration”

Type in the 4-digit class code number for the desired class

Skip filling in the columns titled Subject, Course Number, & Section Number

Select the term you are registering for

Scroll down and click “Submit”

Using the scroll bar on the left of each selection (under the “Preferred Sections” box), choose the appropriate action: Register, Remove from List, or Waitlist. (if the class says, “Open”, you can click on “Register”, if the class is “Waitlisted” you must click on “Waitlist”. If this is a class you do not want to register for, click on “Remove from List”

Double check to make sure the classes you have chosen are correct

Scroll down and click “Submit” Scroll down and click “OK”

Remember to print a copy of your schedule from WebAdvisor as your verification of enrollment.

Step #7

You have 10 days after you register to pay your fees or you will be dropped from your classes for non-payment

Pay all College Fees – Set up a Payment Plan

Pay for classes/payment option Make sure that you have dropped any classes that you do not plan on attending before you choose a payment plan.

If you do NOT drop by the REFUND DEADLINE – you will OWE the fees for your classes. You may not obtain transcripts, your diploma, or register for future semesters if you owe fees.

Step #8

Purchase your books online – You can get a list of required textbooks, purchase your books online, find information about store locations, or purchase Yuba College spirit merchandise.

Step #9

You Are Ready To Start Your Classes!

Attend class on the first day of instruction to avoid being dropped from your course(s).
Keep a copy of your schedule to remember the dates, times, and locations of your classes.
Take advantage of the numerous instructional support services on campus.
Get to know your instructors – inside and outside the classroom. They can be your greatest allies

Step #10

Purchase your Parking Permit

Be prepared with the following items: a valid credit (or debit card), a valid mailing address, information about your primary vehicle (make, model, vehicle type, year, color, and license plate information, state of issue).
1. Go to and login to WebAdvisor;
2. Go to the "Students" Link;
3. Look under the "User Account" block – top left;
4. Click on "Order Parking Permit";
5. On the WebAdvisor Order Parking Permit page – click on the "Order Parking Permit"