Student Services

This category includes helpful articles to help students through Admissions & Records, academic support, applying to Sierra, Campus Life, campus services, Canvas, Career Connections, Counseling, DegreeWorks, residence halls (dorms), equity, Financial Aid, Health Services, Library, mySierra, transcripts, placement and testing, registering for classes, support programs, transfer center, veterans services, and waitlist.

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Academic Support

We offer various support centers and labs for use by all students, including the Tutoring, Math, and Writing Center. To learn more, visit

Admissions & Records

Learn how to apply and register for classes at Sierra College. To learn more, visit

Applying to Sierra College

Learn how to apply to attend Sierra, including using the step-by-step guide for using OpenCCC. To learn more, visit

Campus Life

Our Campus Life Office provides students with training and development opportunities, and offers engaging campus events. To learn more, visit

Campus Services

We provide a variety of services to support you while you attend classes. To learn more, visit


Learn how to use Canvas for a variety of tasks, including viewing and submitting homework.

Career and Transfer Connections

Career and Transfer Connections provides guidance and resources for students deciding on a career path or planning to attend a four-year university. To learn more, visit


Find out how to access counseling, how to prepare for your counseling session and more. To lean more, visit


Learn how to use DegreeWorks through your mySierra account to review your academic progress towards graduation.

Campus Housing

Learn more about our student housing amenities, and policies for dorm residents by visiting


To learn more about our student equity outcomes, visit

Financial Aid

We offer a variety of financial aid options, including grants, scholarships, loans and student employment opportunities. To learn more, visit

Health Services

Find important information and forms about accessing our health centers, which emphasize health education, prevention and early intervention. To learn more, visit


Find answers to frequently asked questions about accessing and using mySierra.


Find out how to submit transcripts from other schools and how to order official and unofficial Sierra College transcripts. To learn more, visit

Placement and Testing Center

Learn how your college application, transcripts and test scores are used for English and Math placement, and how to clear or waive prerequisites and corequisites. To learn more, visit

Registering for Classes

To learn how to add or drop classes, join a waitlist or view your class schedule. To learn more, visit

Support Programs

Learn about our support programs that help empower students, provide need-based support and meet the needs of students’ specific life experiences. To learn more, visit

Transfer Center

Find answers and resources to learn how to start the transfer process.

Dual Enrollment

The Dual Enrollment Program is tuition-free and allows students to earn high school and college credits from the same class on their high school campus. To learn more, visit