Early Success Program

The Early Success Program for early assessment, orientation and enrollment.

Eligible first-time NEW to College Students who have never attended any college are required to complete assessment andorientation-counseling prior to enrollment.

Students who start college informed and prepared through EARLY assessment, orientation and counseling are more likely to be successful and to reach their educational goals.

Students may choose to participate in the Early Success Program (ESP) and receive the benefit of earlier enrollment. Students eligible for ESP must submit an admissions application for Fall 2020; take the SRT or ESL testing; and complete orientation-counseling by Thursday, May 7th to receive this benefit.

Student steps for ESP are:

Application to Cerritos College
Starting Thursday, November 1st students can submit a Fall 2020 application online

Assessment for English, math, and reading or ESL Placement

Complete the Self-Reporting Tool (SRT) or meet with a counselor before orientation-counseling.  You will need a copy of your high school transcripts if you graduated from a U.S. high school within the last 10 years.  

Dates and times to complete the SRT in the Assessment Center are available on their website at http://www.cerritos.edu/assessment-center/test-schedule.htm. Please refer to this site prior to your visit as office hours are subject to change.

Orientation & Counseling should be completed after SRT.
Available online or in on-campus workshops.

Mid May -
 you may view your enrollment appointment for the Fall 2020 semester on MyCerritos; upon completion of the Early Success program receive an earlier appointment for spring semester classes. Enrollment starts in June.

First-time NEW to College Students applying for the fall semester who do not complete all the steps by                    Thursday, May 7th will not receive ESP early enrollment.

First-time NEW to College Students who do not complete SRT and Orientation-Counseling will not be able to enroll.

For more information, visit the links above or call Cerritos College Counseling Services at (562) 467-5231.

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Last Update: 1/7/2020