Admission for New Students

Learn more about becoming a student 

The application process is different for:

Admitted Students- Getting Started

If you're newly admitted and enrolling at PCC for the first time, the Enrollment Services office can help you get started. 

Tel.971-722-8888, option 2

Helpline hours: Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm; Friday: 9am to 4pm

  • Newly admitted student questions -
  • Current students: registration, and enrollment questions -

Cascade: SSB 102B, Answer Center
Rock Creek: Bldg 9 Rm 102, Answer Center
Southeast: SCOMM 115, Answer Center
Sylvania: CC 201, Answer Center

Helpful Links

Apply now:

Complete the orientation:

Plan your first term (reading, writing, and math placement):

Register for classes:

Full-time students at Portland Community College are those who register for 12 or more credits per term.  Students who register for less than 12 credits in a term are part-time. Part-time enrollment statuses are:

9-11 credits – three-quarter time enrollment

6-8 credits – half-time enrollment

1-5 credits – quarter-time enrollment

Enrollment status can affect eligibility for financial aid, veterans benefits and scholarships.