Apply and Register for Classes

Join our community. Become a West Valley College student today.

Begin Your Application

Apply Online

  1. Submit an Online Application.
  2. You will receive a Confirmation Page upon submission. Please keep your confirmation number for future reference.
  3. Within 24 hours, you will receive an email with your student ID number, password and registration information. If you do not receive this email, please contact our Admissions Office at (408) 741-2001 or email: wvc.admissionsFREEWEST_VALLEY


  • Students returning after 1 academic year must re-apply for Admission. Student ID#s will always remain the same.
  • Make sure to clear any spam blockers on your computer so you receive important WVC emails.
  • A paper version is available to print and submit to the Admissions and Records office.
  • See CCCApply Help Video

Apply for Financial Aid

Complete My Placements

Complete Orientation

Register for Classes

  1. Select your classes via the class schedule
  2. Guided Self-Placement and Clear Prerequisites
  3. Register for your classes via the WVCPortal.
  4. Submit vaccine declaration form.
  5. Pay for your classes:
    • Option 1: Pay in full at time of registration
      • Online through the Student Portal
    • Option 2: Create a Nelnet Payment Plan
      • Visit Nelnet to begin your payment plan.
      • Log into the Student Portal
      • Click on: Student > Student Account > Nelnet Payment Options
    • Option 3: Apply for Financial Aid

Next Steps

Purchase Textbooks

Prior to the first day of class, view the required and recommended materials for your classes from the Viking Bookstore.

Obtain a Parking Permit

Visit Parking Information and Regulations for more information.

Last Updated 8/3/22