In order to complete an NOCE application, each student must create an account with OpenCCC.
If you have applied to Fullerton College, Cypress College, or any other California Community College using OpenCCC, you may skip to step 3A, choose “sign-in,” and proceed to the NOCE application instructions. If you are a new applicant, please continue following the steps.
On the NOCE website, hover over Admission & Registration.
The drop-down menu will appear, hover over Getting Started, click on New Students: How to Apply
Scroll down the page until you see the dark blue block that says “Apply for a Banner ID to Register for All NOCE Programs!”
Click on the yellow application button.
Submit your information on the page as directed.
Once finished, click on the Submit Interest Form! At the bottom right of the page.
Click on the Apply Now button to continue to the application.
If you are a new user, select Create an Account.
Select Begin Creating My Account button.
Complete Create Account page 1 of 3.
Enter your legal name.
Enter your date of birth.
- No middle name? – Check the box
- Not sure if you ever applied with your previous name? – Add it anyway!
Enter your Social Security Number (SSN), if you have one.
Click on Continue, when you are done.
*See below if you will not enter an SSN.
Not providing a Social Security Number?
- Check the box if the statement applies to you.
- Click Continue when you are done.
Complete Create Account page 2 of 3.
Enter the following:
- Permanent Address.
- No Permanent Address? Check the Box
Click on the Continue button when you are finished.
Complete Create Account page 3 of 3.
Create a Username and Password.
Select a Security PIN
Select Security Questions & Answers
- Username: This username is for OpenCCC only. Your NOCE username/myGateway ID will be emailed to you.
- Password: This password is for OpenCCC only. You will be emailed instructions on how to set your myGateway password for NOCE.
Click on “I am not a robot.“
Once you get the green checkmark, click on Create My Account.
You’ve completed part 1 of the application! Please click the following link to follow instructions on how to complete part 2. How to Apply to NOCE – Application Part 2
Please click on the Continue button to proceed to part 2!