Porterville College

High School Admissions & Records Process

The enrollment process for the Fast Track to College Program is determined by the time and location of the course. Regardless of what course you plan to take, every student must Apply to Porterville College in order to be assigned a PC ID number. Once you have an ID number, you will need to Complete an Update Form each semester, but you will not need to apply again.

Choose an option below to get started:


Concurrent Enrollment

At College Campus/Online/After School


  1. STEP 1: Complete the Porterville College Admissions Application
    • If you would like assistance with your application, please visit the Porterville Campus.
    • High school students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
    • For classes taught on the Porterville Campus, students must be a junior in high school. 
  2. STEP 2: Complete the High School Certification Form
    • This form must be signed by an administrator from your high school and a parent/guardian.
  3. STEP 3: Submit the following documents (in person) to Admissions and Records:

    All documents must be submitted in person by the student with valid ID. Documents will not be received from parents without the student present.

    • High School Certification Form
    • Printed Registration Status (Go to InsidePC > MyBanWeb > Registration Status)
    • High School Transcripts
    • Photo ID
    • If you are a home school student, please bring your Home School Affidavit.

    If you are requesting to take a course that requires any prerequisites, your high school transcripts will need to be reviewed by an advisor. Please bring all of the required documents listed above with a photo ID to the Admissions and Records Office.

  4. STEP 4: Register for Classes
    • Log in to InsidePC to view your registration status.
    • When you are cleared to register, use InsidePC to add your course(s).
    • View your 'Class Schedule' to verify that you have successfully added the course.
    • Tuition fees for Special Admit High School students are waived.
  5. STEP 5: Purchase Your Textbooks
    • For textbook information, visit Porterville College Bookstore for assistance.

Dual Enrollment

At High School/During the School Day


PLEASE NOTE: If the course is located on your high school campus, please see your high school counselor to enroll. Below are the steps that your high school counselor will advise you through.
  1. STEP 1: Complete the Porterville College Admissions Application
    • If you would like assistance with your application, please visit the Porterville Campus.
    • High school students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  2. STEP 2: Complete the High School Certification Form
    • See your high school counselor for a Dual Enrollment Certification Form. This form must be signed by your parent or guardian, and then returned to your high school counselor
    • The high school certification form must be completed every semester for continued enrollment.
    • In consultation with the high school counselor and based on student interests, goals, and intentions, determine the college courses you will be taking.
    • High school transcripts must accompany the certification form.
    • The completed form and transcripts will be submitted to Porterville College by the high school.
  3. STEP 3: Register for Classes:

    • Once you are cleared, you will be enrolled into the Dual Enrollment course(s) by the Admissions and Records office at Porterville College.

*Notes: Pursuant to Education Code §76002 and Kern Community College District Board Policy 4A1F Special Admit (Dual/Concurrent) students may enroll in EMTC P050, FIRE P050, and FIRE P051 if they are at least 18 years of age at the time the course begins. Special Admit (Dual/Concurrent) students below the age of 18 years at the time of the course beginning will not be allowed to enroll.

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