Individuals who meet one of the following criteria are eligible for admission to Porterville College:
An admissions application may be completed on the web. It must be filed prior to registration. The application should include the prospective student’s social security number. The Social Security number will not appear on class roll sheets.
Beginning November 2, 2015 Porterville College will be using a new application called Open CCCApply.
The new application will be used for Summer/Fall admission. The current application will still be used for Spring 2016.
All applicants for Summer/Fall 2016 (and later) will have to establish new log on credentials for this application. NOTE: These log on credentials cannot be used to log on to Banweb, the student registration portal.
In accordance with California Education Code regulations, K-12 students may enroll as special part-time students on a seats-available basis. Enrollment must be recommended by the school principal, with parental consent and approval by the college Director of Enrollment Services. Units earned may be used for high school or college credit or for both. Students enrolled under this status are exempt from paying enrollment fees.
A ‘resident’ is a student who has residence in the state of California for more than one year immediately preceding the residence determination date which is the day before the first day of classes.
The resident of any California Community College district may attend a community college in any other district in this state, subject to generally applicable admission criteria, and subject to any restrictions set forth in a notice of restriction issued by a district.
In order to determine a person’s place of residence, reference is made to the following statutory rules:
In general, a resident has citizenship or permanent resident status in the United States and has established residence in California for at least one year immediately preceding the residency determination date (the day before the first day of classes). If you do not have citizenship or permanent resident status in the United States, or have questions regarding your status, please contact the Office of Admissions and Records.
Students from countries outside of the United States are eligible to attend Porterville College if they have the equivalent of U.S. high school diploma, a TOEFL score of 450 or higher on a paper-based exam or 133 or higher on a computer based exam, and sufficient financial resources to pay all expenses.
All students are assigned an identification number when a completed admissions form is submitted Online. Students may use the assigned numbers or their Social Security numbers to access their academic records.
Students may change their name by bringing their social security card or legal documentation from court to the Office of Admissions and Records. They may change their address or telephone number on the Web . To do that they must login to “InsidePC”. The link to InsidePC is in the upper-left corner of this Webpage. Once logged in, click the Student tab, then Banner Self Service, and finally Personal Information.
When prospective students complete their admission application online, they will be asked to create a password. The number must be 8-20 characters long, containing letters and numbers. Students should select combinations that they will be able to remember but that other people would be unable to know.
When students forget their passwords, they can click the “Forgot Password” button, and if they enter the correct responses, they will be given an option to enter a new password.
January 28, 2016