Laney College

Non-Credit Students

Non-Credit ESOL Steps To Success

With non-credit ESOL you can:

  • Study for free
  • Earn a certificate
  • Repeat classes
  • Prepare for credit classes

For continuing students already enrolled you can enroll directly into credit or noncredit classes by adding courses through Campus Solutions or speak with a counselor.

Undocumented Students Support

Non-US citizens and/or non-residents may be eligible for in-state tuition as well as some financial aid through the California Dream Act. To learn more, visit

Step 1

Apply Online for Admission

  • Go to
  • Apply online and submit your non-credit application. If you need help completing this form online, contact the Welcome Center.
  • After submission, you will immediately receive an 8-digit confirmation number that starts with the number 2. (Save the confirmation number).
Step 2

Check Email For Login Info

You will be emailed your student ID number and password within 24-48 hours.

Enroll In Classes

Login to Campus Solutions to add your classes and view the how to enroll video.

Step 4

Get Your Student Photo ID Card & Semester Sticker

Bring a valid picture ID and your current class schedule as proof of enrollment to the Welcome Center (Building A-101) and have your picture taken to be issued your student ID card and semester sticker.

Step 5

Purchase Your Textbooks

You can purchase your textbook at the Laney Bookstore located in the lower level of the Student Center or through the online bookstore.

*There is no tuition fee for non-credit courses. Students may be responsible for the purchase of books and supplies. Integrated counseling will be provided during the third level ESOL 541 course.