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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.
  • Fall 2020 registration begins June 4th and extends through the summer.
  • If you will be under 18 on the first day of the Fall Semester (August 24, 2020) 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 www.palomar.edu/apply. 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 admissions@palomar.edu, 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.

Questions? Email Student Success & Engagement at studenthelp@palomar.edu, 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: assessment@palomar.edu.

Questions? Email Assessment at assessment@palomar.edu, 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.

Questions? Contact the Counseling Department at counselingdepartment@palomar.edu, or call (760) 891-7511

Complete your Palomar Pathways Questionnaire here. Your responses will help us connect you to campus resources and help your Academic Counselor develop a customized education plan to guide the selection of appropriate classes for your educational goal. Click here for a video.

Questions? Contact the Counseling Department at counselingdepartment@palomar.edu, 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 counselingdepartment@palomar.edu, 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. For additional help, please visit Palomar.FinancialAidTV.com.

Questions? Email the Financial Aid Office at finaid@palomar.edu, or call (760) 891-7510

Register for classes on eServices/MyPalomar.
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 www.palomar.edu/discoverpalomar. Please click here for a video.

Learn more about Discover Palomar at www.palomar.edu/discoverpalomar

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 cashiers@palomar.edu, or call 760-744-1150, ext. 2114

What you can expect if you complete all the steps

  • 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.