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Community College Classes

Why take Community College Classes?
  1. College level classes while in high school are FREE to high school students!
  2. Gives you an early start on college classes!
  3. Looks good to employers (if your looking for a job) and for colleges. 
Before Taking Community College Classes
  • Think about what is interesting to you!
  • Take a quick assessment on NAVIANCE to help you get an idea if your not sure.
  • Choose wisely because this class will stay on your college transcript permanently.

Pierce College: Link to Catalog & Schedules

 

Step 1: Apply online at LACCD Link to Apply. Student will receive a “Student ID” number 5-10 business days after application is processed via email.

 

Step 2: Fill out K-12 Supplemental Application online Link to K-12 Form, have your parent sign the form, and then email the form to your Birmingham Academic Counselor with the subject line “K-12 Supplemental Application.” Your Birmingham Academic Counselor will sign the form and email it back to you.

 

Please note that this process has been updated due to COVID. Here is the link to watch a video and fill out the K12 form online and submit it directly.  http://www.piercecollege.edu/admissions/highschool.asp

 

Step 3: Once you receive the signed K12 form, go to Pierce College’s website and access Cranium Cafe at http://www.piercecollege.edu/admissions/index.asp, use the Canvas icon to log in using your student ID and talk live with an Admissions and Records Assistant; you will upload your form there and it will be processed immediately.

 

Valley College: Catalog and Schedule

 

Step 1: Apply online at LACCD Link to ApplyStudent will receive a “Student ID” number 5-10 business days after application is processed via email.

 

Step 2: Fill out K-12 Supplemental Application online Link to K-12 Form, have your parent sign the form, and then email the form to your Birmingham Academic Counselor with the subject line “K-12 Supplemental Application.” Your Birmingham Academic Counselor will sign the form and email back to you.

 

Step 3: Once you receive the signed K12 form, go to Valley College’s website and visit the Admissions Live Chat Help Desk at https://www.lavc.edu/admissions/index.aspx  Select the green Chat Live icon to log in using your student ID and talk live with an Admissions and Records Assistant; you will upload your signed K12 form there and it will be processed immediately.