Register Today for the High School Diploma Program 

The NOCE High School Diploma Program is here to help you achieve your goals and work toward your diploma or equivalency.

A smiling high school diploma attending the Anaheim campus high school lab

Earn Your High School Diploma With NOCE!  

NOCE high school diplomas are issued to adult learners, 18 years of age and older. The NOCE High School Diploma Program operates as an open-entry lab where students work individually and at their own pace on various required subjects. All labs have instructors and staff members to assist students with completing their courses. Take the next step with us!   

  • Be a graduate   
  • Earn more money  
  • Get a better job   
  • Transition to college  

New Students: Steps to Register

1. Apply to NOCE!

New students can enroll in the NOCE High School Diploma Program by following the steps on our registration page for new students.

Part 1: Complete the NOCE Interest Form

  • Complete your contact information
  • Click submit

Part 2: Create an OpenCCC Account

You will receive a Welcome email from the California Community College Website with your account information and a code. Important: This code is NOT your student ID.

Do you need a step-by-step guide? Visit How to Create an OpenCCC Account – Application Part 1

Part 3: Complete the Noncredit College Application

Complete the form with your information. If you have questions or need assistance please contact StarHelp at 714.808.4679 

  • In 24-48 hours, you will receive your Student ID.

Do you need a step-by-step guide? Visit How to Apply to NOCE – Application Part 2


Once you’ve applied to NOCE…

2. You must complete a general orientation through myGateway. 

To access myGateway, visit myGateway and use your Student ID and password to log in. 

For step-by-step instruction on how to access the online orientation, check out the page below:


3. Obtain and send your official transcripts from any high school program that you previously attended.

Official transcripts are delivered in a sealed/unopened envelope from the institution. Mail the official transcripts to the NOCE Wilshire Center at 315 E. Wilshire Avenue, Building 300, Fullerton, CA 92832, ATTN: HS RECORDS


4. After you have completed your orientation, you must meet with a counselor.

Call  714.808.4682 or email counseling@noce.edu to schedule an appointment with a counselor. When you meet with your counselor, your Student Educational Plan will be developed and will include what courses you must complete to earn your diploma. 

*New students must upload vaccination records or exemption forms on myGateway and be cleared prior to entering their selected high school lab. Once cleared, students may complete the diploma intake process and complete a Registration Form with their high school instructor to be added to their high school subject.  


5. Attend class at your selected high school lab to enroll in your high school subject.

First Floor: Room 139  

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.  
  • Monday – Thursday: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.  
  • Phone: 714.808.4582

TE2-205*  

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.  
  • Fridays: 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  
  • Phone: 714.484.7438 

WIL 117/118*  

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.  
  • Fridays: 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  
  • Phone: 714.992.9538

6. Select high school subjects are offered online.

Register for online classes using  myGateway . Attend class online by logging into Canvas on the start date.


7. CASAS assessment is required.

Effective 2022 Fall Semester CASAS assessment is required! Be sure to schedule your CASAS test prior to the first day of the 2022 Fall Semester on August 15, 2022.

For more information on the CASAS assessment please call 714.808.4607.


Please visit NOCE’s Vaccine Mandate page for the latest COVID-19 vaccine mandate updates.


Returning Students:

Continuing students: 

If fully vaccinated, must upload a vaccination record via MyGateway and be cleared prior to entering the high school lab. You will continue working on the subjects on your Student Educational Plan (SEP). CASAS assessment is required. Students must complete a Registration Form with their high school instructor to be added to their course. Always take your printed NOCE Student ID/Access Card to the lab to scan in/out.  

Please visit NOCE’s Vaccine Mandate page for the latest COVID-19 vaccine mandate updates.

Returning students (out over one year): 

Must meet with their counselor to update their Student Educational Plan (SEP).  Students must upload vaccine records or exemptions on myGateway and be cleared prior to entering their designated high school lab.  Once cleared, students may enter the high school lab to meet with their instructor to complete the intake process and a Registration Form. CASAS assessment is required. Always take your printed NOCE Student ID/Access Card to the lab to scan in/out.  

Please Note:

  • Anaheim High School Lab students should plan to stay in the lab for two (2) hours on their first day back
  • Cypress and Wilshire High School Lab students do not have a time commitment on their first day back. 

All returning students must take their Student Educational Plan (an electronic copy is fine) to the lab on their first day and should always take their printed NOCE Student ID/Access Card to the lab

Please visit NOCE’s Vaccine Mandate page for the latest COVID-19 vaccine mandate updates.