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Steps To Enroll @ Laney

Steps To Enroll @ Laney

Welcome to Laney College! We are thrilled you have chosen to begin your education with us and understand that as a new student, you may have many questions. Rest assured that the Laney College campus community is committed to helping you each step of the way.

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-Complete application at

-Check your email for the 8-digit student ID number and passport password.

For Financial Aid
-Go to for information on applying for financial aid.

-Or, fill out your FAFSA directly at For the California Dream Act application, visit Laney’s school code is 001266

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



-Go to

-Print or save the Certificate of Completion and submit it to the Assessment Center.

-English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) students need to complete an in-person orientation. Contact the Laney Welcome Center for additional information at (510) 464-3540.


Step 3 to enroll at Laney College

It takes 5 minutes to explore programs and careers that interest you.

-Go to

-Sign up or create an account. If asked, Laney’s access code is laney college-students18

-Take the SuperStrong Interest Assessment and follow the instructions.


Completing assessment will help identify an accurate placement of your English, math, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)  level.

Schedule an Appointment:

To see if you are exempt from taking the assessment refer to page 29 in the 2017-18 Laney Course Catalog for eligibility criteria.


Step 5 to enroll at Laney

Complete your Educational Plan in the Counseling Department and get your enrollment hold removed.

Schedule an Appointment:

  • Online:
  • Phone: (510) 464-3152
  • Walk-in: Check online for the most up-to-date drop-in hours.

Counseling is located on the 3rd floor of the Tower Building.

-Once you have completed Orientation, Assessment, and created an Educational Plan you are ready to enroll in classes.

-To enroll go to, or visit the Welcome Center in A-101.


-Go to or visit the Cashier’s Office in A-201

To avoid your classes from being dropped, pay fees within two weeks after the semester starts.


-Bring a valid picture ID and your current class schedule as proof of enrollment to the Welcome Center to get your student ID card.