Each semester, students are given an enrollment appointment date and time. This appointment time is the earliest time you can enroll in classes. Your individual enrollment appointment is based on a number of things, including your class level and how many units you’ve completed.

Enrollment Dates for Spring 2020

Enrollment Appointment Period Priority Level
November 25 to 26, 2019 Priority 0
November 27, 2019 Priority .5
November 27, 2019 Priority .75
December 2 to 13, 2019 Priority 1
December 16 to 18, 2019 Priority 2
December 19 to 20, 2019 Priority 3
December 23, 2019 Open enrollment by appointment
December 24, 2019 Open enrollment
January 18 to February 2, 2020 Open late enrollment

Priority Types

Students with Priority 0 enrollment get to enroll in classes first. Learn more about each priority type below.

Priority 0

Priority 0 is reserved for students who are:

  • Foster youth or former foster youth
  • Homeless youth (per Assembly Bill 801: Homeless Youth Success in Higher Education Act)
  • CalWORKs, DSPS, and EOPS students
  • Current or former members of the Armed Forces or Military Reserves

Priority .5

Priority .5 enrollment is reserved for students who are graduating and/or transferring at the end of the upcoming semester. Students must meet with a counselor to get certified for Priority .5.

Priority .75

Priority .75 enrollment is reserved for student athletes.

Priority 1

Priority 1 enrollment is reserved for:

  • Continuing students (students who were taking classes during the prior semester)
  • First-time new students (students who have just graduated high school and have completed the steps to success)

Priority 1 enrollment is broken up into 4 sections, each based on the number of units a student has completed:

  1. Priority 1.1 is for continuing students who have completed 50-89 units.
  2. Priority 1.2 is for continuing students who have completed 30-49 units.
  3. Priority 1.3 is for continuing students who have completed 12-29 units.
  4. Priority 1.4 is for continuing students and new students who have completed less than 12 units.

Students who have completed 90 or more units can only register for classes during open enrollment.

Priority 2

Priority 2 enrollment is reserved for:

  • New-to-college students (who have never attended college before, even though they may have taken college classes while in high school)
  • New transfer students (who have never attended a Los Rios college)
  • Returning students (who attended a Los Rios College before and are returning after an absence)
  • Returning transfer students (who attended both a Los Rios College and another college or university before and are returning after an absence)

Priority 3

Priority 3 enrollment is reserved for advanced education students. Advanced education students are those who are still in high school and are taking college classes.

Open Enrollment

Open enrollment follows the last priority enrollment period. All eligible students may enroll in classes during open enrollment.

Enrollment Tip

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