Tuition-Free Noncredit Classes for Adults

New MiraCosta Students

1. Apply for Admission

If you are a new student or if you are a returning student who did not attend classes in Spring 2017 you must first submit a Noncredit Application for Admission.  Click on the button below to submit your application.

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Online applications require 3 - 4 business days to process. After your application is processed you will be mailed a packet containing enrollment information.

You may also submit a Noncredit Application for Admission by mail or in person. You may print the application on or after May 17, 2017 and mail or bring it to:

MiraCosta College
Community Learning Center
1831 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA  92058

Note: Enrollment is not available by phone.

2. Enroll in Classes

If you are a first time user of SURF please read the following information before you begin enrollment.

Who Can Use SURF:

Who Can Not Use SURF:

Before You Use SURF:

Before signing into SURF, you may want to complete the planning worksheet below.

You may search for noncredit classes by browsing the catalog in SURF or if you prefer you can click on the class schedule below to see the noncredit classes you may enroll in using SURF. The class schedule below will be updated frequently to report the status of the classes (open/closed), but the most accurate and current enrollment information will be found in SURF.

Where to Use SURF:

You may use any computer with Internet access including computers in MiraCosta labs.  SURF stations are also available at the Community Learning Center, and the Admissions and Records offices at the Oceanside and San Elijo campuses.

Enrolling through SURF:

Once you have selected your classes go to SURF to begin enrollment.

Enter your SURF ID and SURF Password, click Sign In.  First-time users click "Get your SURF ID & password here" located at the bottom of the page.  Returning users who have forgotten their information or want to reset their password click "Get your SURF ID & password here" or "Reset your student password." 

After you login you will see the default Selection (Student Center) and the student's navigation menu located on the left side. Click Self Service to view the available categories listed below.

Print your class schedule under Enrollment > My Class Schedule. If you do not have a printer, you may complete the enrollment process online and later come to campus to print your class schedule at a SURF station at the Community Learning Center or Admissions and Records offices (no charge for printing).  Please note that you will not be mailed receipts or any confirmation of enrollment. Please plan on attending the first class meeting. Classes with fewer than 20 students are subject to cancellation.

Parking Information: Campus parking permits are required at the Oceanside, San Elijo, and Community Learning Center campuses Monday through Saturday.  Daily parking permits are available for purchase at the Community Learning Center.