Out of State Students:
Due to restrictive state regulations, Santa Ana College is
not permitted to provide online courses or instructions to students in some states. Please check with our
Distance Education Office prior to enrollment. (714) 564-6725 or
Register for Classes Online
For step-by-step instructions of How to Register for Classes, refer to the
Student WebAdvisor Training Manual.
Are you having problems registering for classes?
Is the class restricted?
You may need Placement Testing. Restricted classes usually need testing such as English, Math or advanced Chemistry placement testing. Refer to the Assessment Center web page for more Placement Testing information
Does the class have a prerequisite?
You can check to see if a class has a prerequisite using the
Online Records System/WebAdvisor
. Click on the Section Information of the class. If a class has a prerequisite, and you did not take the prerequisite at SAC or SCC, you will need to get a prerequisite clearance (class waiver) from counseling. This will require an official transcript which shows the successful completion of the prerequisite.
Is it your registration date yet?
View your registration date using the
Online Records System/WebAdvisor.
You will not be able to register for your classes until your registration date and time. You may register for classes on or after your registration date until the Saturday before classes start.
Are you repeating the class?
Are you a returning student?
Returning students are those who have skipped one primary semester (Fall or Spring). Returning students MUST
reapply online. Upon the completion of your application, you will be provided a registration date. View your registration date using the
Online Records System/WebAdvisor.
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Drop / Withdraw from Class Policy
When dropping classes via the
, it is very important that you click on “Submit” after clicking the Drop check box next to the section you want to drop.
It is the student’s responsibility to drop a course by the deadline to avoid financial obligation to the college or to avoid receiving a “W”, “F” or “NP” grade. Even if you stop attending the class, you owe the fees unless you drop before refund date.
|Note: Students will NOT be dropped for non-payment once the semester/section begins. For late starting classes, please check WebAdvisor for drop and refund deadline to avoid fees.|
After the semester/session has started, students may petition to be added to the class by:
Attend the first class meeting.
Ask the instructor if there's still an open seat in the class for you. If yes, obtain an ADD CODE from the instructor.
Add the class online by using
. Select the Add Code Registration link in the Students Menu - Registration section.
Wait List Policy -
(If you're on the waitlist - check your email daily)
Some waitlists may have a maximum limit. If you cannot add yourself to the waitlist, then the waitlist is full. As a courtesy to other students, please drop yourself from the waitlist if you no longer plan to take the course.
Once the semester/session starts, waitlist roll-over process stops. However, students wait listed for the late-starting classes will continue to be rolled into open seats (after the second week of the semester).
, add the class online using your ADD CODE and pay immediately.
NOTE - YOUR NAME WILL REMAIN ON THE WAITLIST AND NEVER ROLL INTO AN OPEN SEAT IF: