CCD Community ESL Sign Up Form

How does it work?

  • Enter your Personal Information below (scroll down)! No CCD application required.
  • Please read the Important Dates, then scroll down to complete the form.
  • Check Email (email ESL@ccd.edu if you do not receive a confirmation)
  • Take your Placement Test - check your email for instructions

Important Dates

  • January 21:  Sign Up Deadline Friday, January 21 11:59 p.m.
  • January 23:  Placement Test -LAST CHANCE TO SUBMIT Sunday, January 23 11:59 p.m.
  • January 25:  Submit Student Information Form/Select your Class Schedule
  • January 31-February 4:  Orientation Class (Required)
  • February 7-11:  First Regular Session Class  
  • February 11:  Class Payment Due (no refunds after this date)
  • May 7:  Last Day of Spring Term

NOTE: Please complete this sign-up form ONE time. We will email the link to our Student Information Form and class options after you complete your placement test. Not all class times are available for all levels.

Personal Information
You must be 17 years of age or older to participate in our Community ESL (C-ESL) program. C-ESL classes are not available to students who qualify for CCD Academic ESL classes. C-ESL classes are reserved for pre-college ESL students.CCD English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are for individuals who did not learn English as a child. If you grew up speaking English, please visit ccd.edu/admissions to learn about college English classes.
Core skills include Grammar, Pronunciation, Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening: Fall Terms start September (12 weeks), Spring Terms start January (12 weeks), Summer Terms start May (10 weeks). English Intensives for college and careers in healthcare or manufacturing are available to high intermediate and advanced students. Intensives prepare students to start college or earn a certificate the next term. Your placement test score determines eligibility.
C-ESL classes help you prepare for your next steps to achieve your goals in education and employment. What do you plan to do?
Enrollment Information
Are you in classes at CCD now?
Please enter your S# if you are a current CCD Student.
How did you learn about CCD Community ESL?
Classes start January (Spring), May (Summer), and September (Fall). Scholarships are reserved for students who have financial need. A Community ESL scholarship request is required. Please select a payment option below or contact us for more information. Payment is non-refundable after the first week of class.
Choose your payment plan below. Payments are due monthly for 3 months starting the first full week of class. No refunds after the first week.