Cabrillo College

Located in Aptos and Watsonville
Offering ESL, Adult Basic Education, GED preparation and Career Technical Education

Cabrillo is a dynamic, diverse and responsive community college dedicated to helping all students achieve their goals. At Cabrillo, you can study for a new career, enhance current job skills or prepare to transfer to a 4-year university.

About Cabrillo College

Location & Contact Information

Main Campus

6500 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003

 

831-479-6100
www.cabrillo.edu

Watsonville Campus

318 Union St.
Watsonville, CA 95076

831-786-4700

www.cabrillo.edu/services/watsonville

Programs Offered

English as a 

Second Language 

Career Technical 

Education

GED

Preparation

Adult

Basic Education

Getting started with Cabrillo

Helpful information about taking classes with this provider

Non-Credit Classes at Cabrillo

  • Most non-Credit classes are free, flexible, repeatable, build skills and may earn a certificate but not a college degree. Some career courses may have a fee.

  • Most non-credit classes offer in-person registration

  • Classes may be on-going or offer registration at the start of each session

  • Classes are offered in Aptos and Watsonville 

Credit Classes at Cabrillo

Fees:

  • Cabrillo credit classes are $46 per unit plus student fees. Most classes are 3 units.

  • Financial Aid is available to many students.

How to enroll:

Taking a class for credit is a two-part process:

 

  1. Apply to become a student

  2. Register for classes

 

Apply:
 

  • Applying online is free through OpenCCC

  • There are 7 steps to apply. Please set aside time to work on the application.

  • The steps include taking an assessment to help you decide which level class is best for you.

  • After you apply you will receive a student ID. It can take 2-3 days to receive your Cabrillo student ID after completing OpenCCC Apply

  • You do not need a social security number or diploma

  • Not a US Citizen or Permanent resident?​ We support the Dream Act

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Register:
 

  • You will need a student ID to register

  • Keep in mind you will need to pay for classes you register to take ($46 per unit, plus student fees)

  • Financial aid is available. Tips for completing the financial aid form​​

Need help? Try the Welcome Center 

If you need help registering visit or call the Welcome Centers. There are two locations:
 

  • Aptos: Call (831) 479-6100 or visit Student Activities Center East (SAC East) Front Desk, 6500 Soquel Dr, Aptos CA
     

  • Watsonville: Call (831) 786-4700 or visit  Room A110, 318 Union Street, Watsonville CA

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