International Student Steps to Success

Enrollment Guide

To join our International Program, you must be 18 years old before the start of the semester for which you are applying.

Application Deadlines

Term Out of Country Application Deadline  In Country Application Deadline
Spring 2021 October 15, 2020 November 15, 2020
Fall 2021 May 1, 2021 June 30, 2021

If deadlines have passed, you can contact our Admissions & Records Office  +1.559.494.3023 or email For more information, please visit the International Student webpage (Coming Soon)

Complete the RC admission application online.

  1. You will first create an OpenCCC account to begin an application (if you have never applied through CCCApply). 
    1. If you have any issues with logging into your existing OpenCCC account, the helpdesk is available to assist and can be reached at 1.877.247.4836
  2. While logged into your OpenCCC account, click Start A New Application to apply to Reedley College.
    1. If you have any issues completing/submitting the application, our helpdesk is available to assist and can be reached at 1.844.887.2223

Within 24-48 hours after you have applied online, you should receive an Admission Acknowledgement email from SCCCD Admissions & Records with your activated Student ID# and MyPortal login information. If you have not received an email after 48 hours, check your spam/junk folder. If it is not in the spam/junk folder, call the Reedley College Admissions & Records Office at (559) 494-3023 for assistance.

Once you receive your Student ID#, you can then log in to your student portal. Click on “My Portal” located at the top right of any webpage on the Reedley College website. Once you log in to your student portal you can access your Student Email, Canvas, WebAdvisor, and other useful tools.

In your student portal, open the Student Email app and follow the directions to activate your student email. Check your email daily as email is the primary way the college will communicate with you.

Your username and password information was included in your “Admissions Acknowledgement” email. Visit the Technology Help webpage for additional information.

Important: A pop up will appear the first time you log in to your portal to ask you to confirm/update your Communication Preferences. Students must update their Communication Preferences to enroll in emergency notifications and the password reset system (in case you are unable to login to your portal). This pop up will appear each time you log in to your portal until you update your preferences, so it is recommended you complete this step the first time you log in. For instructions on how change your preferences, visit Communication Preferences Instructions

Contact Admissions & Records at +1.559.494.3023 or for more information

You will receive our initial decision via email. If denied, you will receive an explanation for that decision. 

New Admitted Students (Out of Country Students)

New Students from out of the country will receive the following documents which will be used to apply for your F1 Visa:

  • An Acceptance Letter and
  • Form I-20

Dues to COVID-19, these two official documents will be emailed to your SCCCD email account. Be sure to activate your SCCCD email to receive important communications from our office.

Transfer-In Admitted Students (In Country Students)

An acceptance letter will be delivered via email. That letter must be presented to your current DSO to arrange and authorize the transfer of their SEVIS file to RC. 

Contact Admissions & Records at +1.559.494.3023 or for more information

Contact Admissions & Records at +1.559.494.3023 or for more information

Before the Semester Starts

Visit the Business Services - Fee Payment webpage or the WebAdvisor app in your student portal to pay your fees by the deadline..

If you are waitlisted for any courses, visit the How to Manage Your Waitlisted Courses webpage for important information.

Contact Admissions & Records at +1.559.494.3023 or for more information

Preview what textbooks are required and purchase or rent from the RC Bookstore online.

Textbook information can also be located in WebAdvisor by clicking on the “My Bookstore” link in each courses section information or in Canvas by clicking on the “My Bookstore” icon located on the side bar along the left hand side of the page.

For student discounts and perks, purchase a Tiger One card today!

The Pathway Canvas Page will provide you with the most up to date information on opportunities within your major. Learn more about career opportunities. Meet the faculty and staff that will be part of your success team. Meet with your classmates and learn more about the advantages along your pathway. Click on your pathway button below:

Once the Semester Starts, Do the Following:

Attend your classes on the first day of school. If you are taking an online class, be sure to access your courses in Canvas through My Portal the first day of the semester. You may be dropped from a class if you fail to attend the first class meeting or do not access your online courses in Canvas.

Review the Student Canvas Training page for more support on all things Canvas.

If you are waitlisted for a class when the semester starts, you still need to attend the first day. If there is room available, the instructor will give you an “Authorization Code” to enroll in the class. If you are waitlisted for an online course, you will need to email the instructor to see if there is room for you to enroll in the class. You can find the instructor’s contact information when you click on the course link under “section name and title” column in web advisor. If there is, the instructor will email you an “Authorization Code” to enroll in the class.

Meet with a counselor to complete your Student Education Plan (SEP) so that you know what classes to register for.  Log into Starfish and schedule an appointment to meet with your Pathway Counselor.  If you are already connected to one of our special programs (EOPS, TRiO, DSP&S), you may also schedule an appointment with a program specific counselor for academic advising. If you need assistance scheduling an appointment, we are here. Please contact the counseling department at 559-494-3037 or via email at