How Do I Begin?

When you want to apply to be a student at Shasta College:

Step 1:  Go to: Click on "Admissions," click on "Apply for Admission."

Step 2:  Call the Assessment Office 530.242.7751.  Set up an appointment to take the ESL Assessment.  The college will tell you which class to take.

Step 3:  Call the Counseling Office 530.242.7724.  Set up an appointment with a Counselor to select classes.  Bilingual counselors are available.
Step 4:   Register for classes in MyShasta.

We can help you to register before classes start. Follow the steps below:

1. Admission: Fill out a Shasta College application for admission
2. Assessment: Call Assessment Center at 530.242.7751 to take an English exam.

  • Basic Level - You may take this exam in your first ESL class. 
  • Intermediate or Advanced Levels- Ask your ESL teacher about a placement exam.

3. Apply for Financial Aide: Fill out the BOGG, an application for tuition fee waiver, and investigate other student financial assistance.

4. Counseling, Orientation, and Registration: Make an appointment to meet with an academic counselor. For an appointment, call 530.242.7724. 

To take a non-credit class, register for ESL 385. You may register for this class anytime during the semester. ​​