Step 1: Apply to San Diego City College

Click To Apply

Questions: cityadmissions@sdccd.edu

Please include Student ID Number in email.

Check Your Residency and Priority Registration Status: cityres@sdccd.edu 

Step 2: Apply for G.I. Bill Benefits

Apply for G.I. Bill Benefits online at  https://benefits.va.gov/gibill/
Processing time 30-45 days to receive Certificate of Eligibility

Questions: cityva@sdccd.edu  

Step 3: Submit Transcripts

Submit Prior Transcripts, including military transcript

Hard copy of transcripts are not being accepted. Transcripts should be sent electronically. For more information please visit our District website: 

https://www.sdccd.edu/students/evaluations/transcripts-information.aspx

Request evaluation: sdcitycounsel@sdccd.edu 

Please note: All transcripts must be on file & evaluated before you are certified for your second semester. 

Step 4: Apply for Financial Aid

Apply for Financial Aid at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov 

(SDCCD Code #001273)
Processing time 8-10 weeks.

You will need the following information:

            Spring 2020 or Summer 2020, 2017 taxes.

            For Fall 2020, Spring 2021, or Summer 2021, 2018 Taxes.

Apply for CCPG

Questions: cityaid@sdccd.edu  

Step 5: Plan you Classes and Learn About City

Education Planning: A signed education plan is required to utilitze your VA education benefits. To make an appoinment with counseling, please visit their webpage for more information. 

Questions: sdcitycounsel@sdccd.edu 

New Student Orientation (Optional) “click here”

Online Veteran Orientation (Required) “click here”

Step 6: Enroll in Classes and Submit your Paperwork

Register for Classes at MySDCCD Portal

After registration, 
Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 certification will be processed online. 

Submit Semester Worksheet, Deferment Contract, and Statement Of Understand (Here) along with your DD-214, copies of transcripts, and signed Education Plan


Please see the "Using Your G.I. Bill" section for the list of required documents.