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Step 1 : Apply (or Reapply) to College of the Redwoods

Thank you for your interest in College of the Redwoods! The first step to register for classes or get support from our advisors and other services is to fill out our online application. The application process is the same regardless of whether you plan to complete an associates degree for transfer with us or whether you want to take one single course

CCApply is currently experiencing technical issues and we are not able to process applications.
There is no estimated timeline for this issue to be fixed.
Students interested in applying for a future term, Summer 2022 or Fall 2022, please check back frequently for updates.
Already attending a class this term, Spring 2022 and need to update your application? Contact admissions at 707-476-4200 or to discuss the best option for you.

Use your full legal name on your application; you may also include the name you go by in the 'nickname' section. If you have a Social Security Number, you must include it on your application. Doing so will ensure that your student records are accurate and your financial aid can be processed. You can still apply if you do not have a Social Security Number.

If you need any assistance filling out your application or if you do not have a computer, you can come into the Welcome Center on our Eureka campus any Monday-Thursday between 9am and 4 pm, or Fridays 11am-3pm. We can help you complete the application on our computers. There’s no need to schedule an appointment. We can also help you apply for financial aid, register and pay for classes, and schedule a tour of the campus.If you aren’t able to come in, we can help you over phone or email. Contact our office at 707-476-4200 or

Watch the video below to help you fill out your application:

Please note it can take 2-3 business days for CR to process your application. Once it is processed you will receive an email with information on how to access all of your students accounts. This email usually goes to your junk/spam folder so please check there if you don't see it.
  • There is no fee
  • High school graduation or GED are not required
  • If you are a returning student and have not been in attendance for more than two main term semesters (i.e. Fall & Spring) you must fill out a new application in order to be eligible to register for classes
  • You can apply up until classes start
  • Everyone is welcome!

If you have general questions about the classes or programs we offer, we would be happy to answer them, or you can explore our programs and courses here: You can also schedule a campus tour by contacting

Terms to Know

CCC Apply ID – A CCCID is a unique student ID number generated when an individual creates an OpenCCC (California Community College) account. It is only for your application.

CR Student ID: The 7 digit number assigned to you after applying to CR. This is what you will use to log into CR services.

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