Admissions & Records


Welcome to the Admissions & Records website!

For students who are new to College of the Desert (COD), coming back to COD, or transferring from another college, the Admissions & Records office is here to navigate you through all your enrollment questions and needs. You can find information and forms throughout this webpage or contact the office using the information below. 


Campus Site Building
Palm Desert Cravens Student Services Center (CSSC) 2nd Floor


Summer 2024 Hours of Operation:

Monday through Thursday Friday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CLOSED


Contact Information: 

Phone Number Email Address
(760) 773-2516 
During high peak periods, the average response time is 1-2 business days from the date the email is received. 

Additional Enrollment Support 

College of the Desert has expanded its reach across the Coachella Valley to bring educational opportunities to students from all communities.

Use the link below to view additional College of the Desert locations for all of your enrollment services needs. 


Visiting the Palm Desert campus in person?

Students can add themselves to a QLess Virtual Line for in person services at the Admissions & Records counter inside Cravens Student Services Center (CSSC) at the Palm Desert campus. Follow the Why Wait In Line? link to join the queue.

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