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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Admissions & Records

Learn how to apply and register for classes at Sierra College, access admissions forms and more.

Academic Support

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

Applying to Sierra

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

Campus Life

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

Campus Services

We provide a variety of services to support you while you attend classes, including a pay to print option and how to buy a parking permit.


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

Career Connections

Career Connections is a career resource for students deciding on a career path and job searching after finishing a program.


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


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


Learn more about our campus housing and amenities, and policies for dorm residents.


Learn more about our student equity outcomes.

Financial Aid

Learn more about your financial aid options and find answers to frequently asked questions about financial aid.

Health Services

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


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

Official and Unofficial Transcripts from Sierra College

Find tips on how to order transcripts.

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.

Registering for Classes

Learn how to add/drop classes, join a waitlist , when to register for classes and more.

Support Programs

Learn about our support programs for students with disabilities, low income and/or who are educationally disadvantaged.

Transfer Center

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

Dual Enrollment

The Dual Enrollment Program tuition-free program that allows students to earn high school and college credits from the same class on their high school campus.