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Cabrillo Running Start 22-23

Cabrillo College's Application is now open for Summer & Fall 2023 Enrollment!
As a Senior, if you intend on attending Cabrillo in the Fall or have it as a backup, you should complete the following steps to qualify for priority Enrollment, you'll also hear this be called Running Start.
Please try to complete these steps early so that you can get on the Priority Enrollment / Running Start list.
Click on each of the steps for more information and links on how to complete.
First you need to create a CCC account and Register for Cabrillo for Summer & Fall 2023 by going here
  • There are two applications, one for creating your CCC Account and right after you'll be taken to a page to register for Cabrillo College. This application will open on October 1st.
  • Important:
    • Please be sure to indicate that you will be a "First Time Student in College (After Leaving High School) " and that you put your school as San Lorenzo Valley High School.
    • Also, use your personal email, not your school one.
    • Read any emails from Cabrillo. If there is an issue with your application, they will email you with information.
After you submit your registration application, it will take 2-3 days for Cabrillo to email you with your Student ID #. Once you have this ID, you can proceed to the next Steps.
Cabrillo has put out a guide to these next steps, click here to view.
Complete your Placement E-Form
  • After you apply and receive your Cabrillo ID #, the next step is completing your Placement E-Form.
  • Click Here to access the Placement E-Form
    • You will be prompted to log in your Cabrillo Student ID and if this is your first time logging in, your initial password is your birth date in mmddyy format. 
    • Important:
      • Don't forget to hit the submit button at the bottom of the E-Form (it's a grey bar) so that this gets marked as being completed.
      • Be sure you write down your password after you create a new one.
  • On the E-Form it will ask you questions that will help determine what Math and English Classes you should take at Cabrillo.
  • Click Here for a full placement guide that explains the different Math  & English Classes and use this if you are having any placement issues.
Complete your Orientation E-Form
  • Click Here to access the Orientation E-Form
  • On the form will be a check list, click the links and check off any you have completed. You do not need to check off everything on this list, but please try to read / view what they have available.
  • Don't forget to hit the submit button at the bottom of the E-Form (it's a grey bar) so that this gets marked as being completed.
With Both E-Forms Completed, you can start putting some classes into your schedule with the Student Planner Tool.
In order to qualify for Priority Registration, you need to have at least one class planned for Fall 2023
  • Click Here to get to your MyCabrillo Portal
    • Note: Your Log in will be the same as when you accessed the E-Forms.

  • Once you are in the MyCabrillo Portal:
    • On the Left-hand side, click Academic Planning and then click Student Planning
    • Now Select "Plan your Degree & Register for Classes" 
    • You will now be on a calendar-like page, this is where you can see any classes you have planned and eventually this is where you will go register for your classes.
    • At the top of the page will be a search bar, you can search for any class here or subject. On the results page there will be a filter tool on the left-hand side to narrow your results.
  • Plan a Course
    • As all incoming Cabrillo students are required to take CG-51 in the Fall, in the search bar type in CG-51
    • Now on the results page, you will see the CG-51 class on the top right corner you will see a button "Plan this Course" click this and a window will pop up. For term, select "Fall 2023" and then select Plan this Course.
    • To return to the Planning Page, at the top-left corner you will see a link called "Back to Plan & Register"
    • To check to make sure this course got planned, first be sure you are seeing the Fall 2023 term, click the arrows next to the term till you reach Fall 2023. Now you should see next to the calendar the CG-51 course listed.
      • Important: The class is now planned, later in the Spring you will actually choose the class day, time, etc.

If you are having trouble, view these slides (Starting at slide 16) with a visual on how to plan for your classes.
If you have any questions, please contact either Jen Kelly at [email protected] or Charlotte Achen at [email protected] 
The following is an optional step, but highly encouraged as it will mean your first year at Cabrillo will be tuition free.
Cabrillo College offers the first (and possibly second) year tuition-free, here are the two things you need to do:
  • Step One: Complete your 2023-24 FAFSA
    • Click Here for the Full FAFSA Guide
    • Be sure you have Cabrillo College listed as one of the schools.
    • Do this early so that you are considered for maximum aid consideration