HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION
Registration for Adult Basic Education classes is on an
open-entry, space available basis, through the tenth week of the term.
New-first time students will need
to complete the following steps:
Complete the online College of the Desert
admission application by going to www.collegeofthedesert.edu
and clicking “Getting Started” and then “Complete online Application”.
Request an official transcript from
previous High School(s) where credits were earned using that school’s accepted
method of requesting transcripts (i.e. calling, sending a letter or specific request
Official transcripts should be sent to:
Student Center Building 2nd Floor
of the Desert
Desert, Ca. 92260
Once transcripts are received and
evaluated, prospective students will be contacted by the ABE Program Specialist
to schedule an appointment with an ABE Counselor. Students may call to make an appointment to
meet with a Counselor. (Please allow up to fourteen business days after
requesting transcripts to be sent to the ABE Office.)
Students meeting with an ABE Counselor will
be provided with a Student Education Plan and section number(s) for the
course(s) they have been advised to register for.
Student record will be activated for
The ABE Counselor will provide a WebAdvisor
Instruction handout that includes areas on-campus where students may go for
assistance (if needed).
Student will register and pay online via
Student must select ‘waitlist’ for a course
that is filled.
will attend Orientation and begin class.
and drops will be completed by the student in Web Advisor.
that do not attend or participate may be dropped by the faculty to allow for
students on the waitlist to be enrolled.
1. Must reapply-complete the online admission application.
2. Students who have started the High School Completion Program and have a lapse in attendance of one year or more should call the ABE Program Specialist to determine if high school transcripts must be submitted again, and
3. Students that want to ascertain what classes to enroll in should call the ABE Program Specialist to make an appointment to speak to the
ABE Counselor at (760) 776-7348.
NOTE - High School Transcripts may not be saved when there is a lapse in attendance of one year or more.
When the course has
reached the maximum capacity in enrollments the status changes to full/waitlisted. This means the only method of enrollment is
via the waitlist option.
Students must log into
their @MyCod Student Portal-WebAdvisor and select from the student menu Manage
My Waitlist to verify what rank/placement you are on the waitlist. Placement on the waitlist moves as students
Students are responsible
their placement on the waitlist.
Students are registered from the waitlist into the class when a seat becomes
available. Students may verify they have
been registered into the class from the waitlist by selecting My
Class Schedule in WebAdvisor.
Students that are absent or are not participating may be dropped by the
It is important that communication between instructor and student take place.
Students may be dropped for non-attendance or participation; this means the
next person on the waitlist will be enrolled into the class.
Students should be aware that their seat may not be available if they are
Change of Course Level
instructor may determine a student should be enrolled in a different level course. The instructor will provide the student with
the course section number.
The faculty will advise
the student to drop the current course and add a different level course or just
to add a different course. It is
important to be clear what the intentions are so the proper actions are taken.
The student must add the
course via WebAdvisor.
Students Dropped in Error
dropped in error may reenroll via WebAdvisor through the tenth week of the term.