Priority registration is designated specifically for students who enroll in Cabrillo College for the purpose of a degree or certificate attainment, transfer to a four-year college or university, or career advancement. Therefore, students who have completed orientation and assessment, developed an education plan, declared a major and maintained good academic standing will be granted higher priority for registration.
The Admissions & Records Office notifies students of their registration dates and times by email. The information is also available to students via WebAdvisor.
Allowed Exceptions Include the Following
An exception to the 100 unit limit is made for students enrolled in the high-unit majors listed below as long as they are making satisfactory progress toward their degree:
Astronomy: AS degrees
Biology: AA and AS degrees
Business: AA and AS-T degrees
Chemistry: AA and AS degrees
Computer Science: AS degrees
Dental Hygiene: AS degree
Engineering: AS degrees
General Science: AA and AS degrees
Geology: AS degrees
Mathematics: AS and AS-T degrees
Nursing: AS degree
Physics: AS and AS-T degrees
Radiologic Technology: AS degree
Foster youth and former foster youth who are 24 years or less are exempt from losing registration priority based on 100 units or more or for failing to meet minimum academic standards.
Units earned at other colleges and universities, from AP, Military, CLEP, etc., are not considered in determining registration priorities.
Students on academic or progress dismissal are not eligible to register until they have attended a Probation Dismissal workshop. For more information got to: Counseling >>
Enrollment in courses and programs are limited to students meeting properly established prerequisites and co-requisites.
Options for Appealing
If a student loses priority registration based on exceeding the 100-unit limit, or being placed on academic or progress probation for any extenuating circumstances (verifiable accident, illness or other circumstances beyond the control of the student), the student may appeal to have priority registration reinstated.
The appeals process is as follows: