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Application Information

Important Changes and Updates for Students

Deadline for new students to file an application and participate in matriculation (assessment & orientation/advising) in order to receive a registration appointment:
Spring 2018 - October 27, 2017
Students who apply after this date will be assigned to open registration.

Who may attend?

  • Students who are high school graduates or equivalent, or who are over 18 years of age and can benefit from the instruction offered, may attend Grossmont College.
  • High school students who have completed the 10th grade, and are at least 14 years of age at the opening day of the session, may attend with approval of the appropriate high school official, the appropriate college official and the student's parent.
  • Nonresidents may attend by paying the established nonresident tuition, enrollment, health services and student representation fees. To obtain resident status, a student must establish both physical presence and intent in California for more than one year immediately preceding the residence determination date for a term. Guidelines for residency
  • Transfers from accredited colleges and universities are eligible for admission to Grossmont College.

How do I enroll?

For steps on how to Apply and Enroll, click here

Tuition & Fees

  • The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District is part of the California public college system and requires enrollment and health services fees of all students.
  • Nonresident and international students must additionally pay tuition.
  • All fees incurred must be paid in full at the time of registration. Student attending both Grossmont and Cuyamaca Colleges pay parking fees on ONE CAMPUS ONLY.
  • Enrollment and health fees for these students are figured on a district basis:

Registration Fees



Enrollment Fee (Mandatory)

$ 46.00 per unit

International/Non-Resident Enrollment Fee (Mandatory)

$ 234.00 per unit (plus Above Enrollment Fee)

Health Fee (Mandatory-Includes Accident Insurance)

$ 18.00 Spring/Fall          $ 15.00 Summer

Student Representation Fee (Mandatory) *

$ 1.00

Parking Permit (One Semester) **

$ 40.00 Spring/Fall         $ 18.00 Summer

Student Benefit Card

$ 12.00 Spring/Fall           $ 6.00 Summer

* Approved by vote of students

  • Fees may be paid by Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express, cash, personal check, cashier's check, traveler's check or money order.
  • Make checks payable to: GCCCD or Grossmont College. The student's assigned student ID number must be clearly written on the front of checks and money orders.
  • Checks or credit card transactions returned by the bank will result in a $10 returned item charge.

Health Fee

  • The mandatory health fee (accident insurance) shall be for the protection of any student who may experience an injury while participating in a college sponsored class or other activity directly supervised by a member of the college staff at a college approved co-curricular activity.
  • Note: Students that depend exclusively upon prayer for healing according to the teaching of a bona fide religious sect, denomination or organization, may petition for an exemption from the health fee by submitting a written request to the Office of Admissions and Records. Requests for exemptions will be reviewed by the Dean of Admissions and Records and the Associate Dean of Student Affairs.

Total Estimated Cost of Attendance

The Financial Aid Office uses standard student budgets that reflect average costs you will face while attending Grossmont College. Please click the following link for more information regarding the total cost of attendance

Cost of Attendance

Fee Waivers and Fee Exemptions

  • The Board Financial Assistance Program provides Board of Governors waivers (BOGW) to help low income students pay the enrollment fee, health fee and parking fee in excess of $20.00 This aid does not have to be repaid. Eligibility requirements
  • Please note: You are responsible for all appropriate fees unless you drop your class before the refund deadline.

Refund Information

  • Refunds are made according to the refund schedules in the printed class schedule and are available from the College Cashier's Office.
  • Please bring your original Class and Fee Statement and a picture ID. Refunds can be made immediately when fees have been paid by cash.
  • Refunds from credit card payments will be credited back to the credit card account. Contact the college Cashier's Office at 644-7660, to initiate a credit card refund by phone.
  • Refunds are only payable to the student and will not be given to any other individual.

Semester dates

Admission Procedures

Last Updated: 06/05/2018
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