Apply & Register
Get your first year of college free!
Did you know? As a first-time, full-time student (12 units or more), you are eligible to have the cost of tuition and fees waived for your first year at Foothill College if you meet requirements. Check out Foothill College Promise
Apply for Admission
We have open admission, which means if you have a high school diploma or equivalent and are age 18 or older, you're in!
The first step for all new students — regardless of your academic goal — is to apply for admission to Foothill College using OpenCCC, with TWO EXCEPTIONS:
- International Students applying for F1 Visa or transferring F1: See how to apply for the International Student Program
- Apprenticeship Program Applicants: See how to apply for a trade apprenticeship
NOTE: High School Students enrolled in Grades 9-12: See our dual enrollment steps
What Kind of Student Are You?
We know everyone is unique.
If you help us identify your needs, we can connect you to support resources to help you navigate through college. We may have special programs to help you achieve your goals.
If one of the descriptions below describes you, select it to find your best path for successful enrollment in classes at Foothill.
Disability Support Services & Alternative Media
If you require alternative media services or other accommodations, visit our Disability Resource Center.
Admissions and Records
Student Services Building 8100, Room 8101
Can't find an answer on our website?
TEXT your admissions or registration question/concern to Foothill's ASK ME! service.
Text questions will be answered during regular business hours.
A & R Office Hours
MAIN CAMPUSMon. & Tues. 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wed. & Thurs. 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
SUNNYVALE CENTERMon.–Thurs. 10 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
Fri. 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
HOLIDAYS & EXCEPTIONSMonday, May 27: Memorial Day Holiday
Academic Dates & Deadlines