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 30 minutes.

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.