Apply & Register
Thanks for choosing Foothill College!
We have an open-door admission policy. If you have a high school diploma or equivalent, you're in.
We're on the quarter system with a shortened summer session. For registration and other important dates and deadlines, see the academic calendar.
Steps to Enroll
These steps have shown higher success and are helpful in achieving your goals. In order to receive the highest date to register these steps are required, but are not required to enroll in classes. *High School Students are not eligible for priority registration*
Apply for Admission
Meet Assessment Requirements
- Attend a SOAR workshop
- Take Counseling 5 (1-unit course)
- Complete Online Orientation
Create an *Education Plan
*In order to fulfill this requirement, your student education plan (SEP) must include the term in which you plan to register.
Register for Classes
Once you've completed these steps, you will get priority enrollment to register for classes.
Pay for Classes
Pay your fees as soon as possible after registering. If you need help paying for college, we offer financial aid options and payment plans. Remember that you may be dropped from your classes if you do not pay in a timely manner.
FOOTHILL COLLEGE PROMISE
IF you are a high school graduate or equivalent, first-time-to-college student, and plan to take 12 units or more (full-time status), you are eligible to have the cost of tuition and fees fully paid for your first year at Foothill. Learn more about Foothill College Promise!
Disability Support Services & Alternative Media
If you require alternative media services or other accommodations, visit our Disability Resource Center.
Admissions and Records
Student Services Building 8100, Room 8101
Regular Hours: Jan. 16–March 31
Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
*Friday: 8 a.m.–3 p.m. (Virtual Only)
Contact Us Virtually
Please contact us by Phone, Email, Chat or Help Form during business hours. NOTE: Phone service available 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Thursday and 9 a.m.–Noon Friday.
HOLIDAYS & EXCEPTIONS
Feb. 17-20: President's Day Weekend
SUNNYVALE CENTER CLOSED
Please visit or contact the Main Campus for in-person or virtual services.