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Welcome to Palomar College!

We are excited to have you join the Palomar Powered community! To apply and enroll in classes, follow the steps below:

What you need to know:

  • Your Palomar College student email is the only method of official communication from Palomar. Access your student email through your MyPalomar student portal account by selecting the Welcome tab. You can watch this video to see how to access your email.
  • You will need to login to your MyPalomar portal to complete your To-Do’s, check placement status, confirm your academic major and register for classes.
  • Spring 2021 registration begins in early November.
  • If you will be under 18 on the first day of the Spring Semester (February 1, 2021) please complete the K-12 form prior to registration.
  • Download the Palomar App to get looped in to activities and events (Android/Apple).

Apply online at You will receive your Palomar Student ID number when your application is complete. Set up your student email and download the Palomar College Mobile app (Android/Apple) to add/drop classes, pay fees, and find your textbooks.

Questions? Email Admissions at, or call (760) 744-1150, ext. 2164

Orientation is mandatory for new students. Login to the MyPalomar student portal and look for the Orientation link in your To-Do list. Click here for instructions on how to complete orientation.

Questions? Email Student Success & Engagement at, or call (760) 744-1150, ext. 3783

English and Math placement is determined using information provided on your application. Login to MyPalomar to review your placement. If you need help understanding your placement information or you have AP test scores to submit, please email

Questions? Email Assessment at, or call 760-744-1150, ext. 2476

Take the Career Coach Assessment here. This free tool will help you confirm your academic major and career interests. Simply answer 6 questions and write the results down to share with an Academic Counselor at a later time. Click here for a video on how to complete this career assessment.

Questions? Contact the Counseling Department at, or call (760) 891-7511

Complete your Palomar Pathways Questionnaire here. Your responses will help us connect you to campus resources. Click here for a video on how to complete this questionnaire.

Questions? Contact the Counseling Department at, or call (760) 891-7511

Meet with an Academic Counselor to develop an education plan and select the appropriate classes for your educational goal. Make an appointment online or call the Counseling Department at (760) 891-7511 to speak to a representative.

Questions? Contact the Counseling Department at, or call (760) 891-7511

Complete the FAFSA or the California Dream Act application. Our school code is 001260. You can also apply for the California College Promise Grant at MyPalomar and submit any required financial aid documents to the Financial Aid Office. Visit the Palomar College Financial Aid Office web site for Step-by-Step instructions or additional help at

Questions? Email the Financial Aid Office at, or call (760) 891-7510

Register for classes on MyPalomar. Click here for a video on how to register for classes. You can also attend Discover Palomar for priority registration or for help completing any of your steps to enroll. Learn more about why you should attend Discover Palomar at

Learn more about Discover Palomar at

Enrollment fees can be paid online at MyPalomar or at the Cashier’s Office.
*You must pay for classes within 10 calendar days of registration to avoid being dropped.

Questions? Email the Cashiers Office at, or call 760-744-1150, ext. 2114

What you can expect if you complete all steps to enroll

  • Help reviewing course placement (English/Math)
  • A customized Education Plan created by a Palomar College Counselor
  • Follow-up from requested program services

We look forward to helping you succeed at Palomar College.

Due to COVID-19 Palomar College has decided to offer Fall 2020 courses on-line to reduce risk of COVID-19 spread. Our webpage has frequent status updates available here.