Priority System

NEW CHANGES TO PRIORITY REGISTRATION - EFFECTIVE FALL 2014
To ensure priority, students must have an education plan on file. For additional information, students should meet with a counselor to develop an education plan prior to the Fall 2014 semester.

Priority Enrollment System
Consistent with the state law and the goal of providing a fair and equitable registration system for all students, the San Diego Community College District has established the following priority system for assigning registration appointments.

Priority Groups
Group 1
  • Active Military & Veterans who meet the eligibility criteria **, Foster Youth, CalWorks, EOPS & DSPS students.

Group 2
  • *Fully Matriculated Continuing Students
  • Continuing CE Advantage Students
Group 3
  • *Fully Matriculated New and Returning Students
Group 4
  • Non-Matriculated Continuing, New & Returning Students
Group 5
  • Students with 100+ Units (does NOT include basic skills units)
  • This includes Active Military & Veterans, Foster Youth, CalWorks, DSPS & EOPS. 
  • (These students will receive first priority within this group.)
Group 6
  • Students who are Concurrently Enrolled at a 4-year Institution
  • This includes Active Military & Veterans, Foster Youth, CalWorks, DSPS & EOPS. 
  • (These students will receive first priority within this group.)
Group 7
  • Students with four (4) or more Certificates of Achievement
  • Students with two (2) or more Associate Degrees
  • Students with a Baccalaureate Degree
  •  This includes Active Military & Veterans, Foster Youth, CalWorks, DSPS & EOPS. 
  • (These students will receive first priority within this group.)
Group 8
  • Students who Lose Priority due to Academic Standing (disqualification)
  • This includes Active Military & Veterans, Foster Youth, CalWorks, DSPS & EOPS. 
  • (These students will receive first priority within this group.)
Within each priority group above, students are prioritized according to cumulative units, including transfer units.

Range
  • 50.0 - 72.0 units
  • 30.0 - 49.9 units
  • 15.0 - 29.9 units
  • 00.0 - 14.9 units
  • 72.1 - 89.9 units
  • 90.0+ units
* Fully Matriculated: Students who have completed orientation, assessment and have an education plan on file.

**Students who are Active Duty Military or Veterans, discharged within the past fifteen (15) years, may be eligible for up to 4-years of priority registration.  Bring Active Duty Orders and military ID, or DD214 and photo ID to the Admissions Office (room A112) to see if you qualify.