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Welcome to the Watsonville Center!

We care about your success

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Everyone is welcome at Cabrillo College and can take classes in either the Aptos campus, Watsonville Center, or online. You may be a new or returning student, a high school student or a recent high school graduate, an adult learner or international student. We have what you need to succeed!

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Support services are key to your academic success. Find information about live Zoom tutoring, writing workshops, library services, materials on reserve for checkout, meeting with a counselor, and connecting with other programs on campus.

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With most of our classes being taught online, technology assistance and resources are only a click away. Support is available online with staff and faculty ready to answer any technology related questions.

What type of student are you?

  • Apply for admission
  • Apply for financial aid
  • Complete the online orientation
  • Complete the placement process to find out what math, English or ESL courses to take first.
  • Attend an Education Plan webinar. Identify your major early. Before you see a counselor for an Education Plan, you must attend an Education Plan webinar.
  • Meet with a counselor
  • Register for classes
  • Apply for financial aid
  • Meet with a counselor to choose your courses
  • Register for classes
  • Choose your classes by working with your high school counselor to confirm if courses will meet high school requirements.
  • Or discuss your course choices with a Cabrillo counselor for better understanding of how your chosen courses fit into your education plan.
  • Check Dual Enrollment Program for more details.