Steps to Success

***All potential student-athletes must meet with the head coach of the team they wish to join before becoming a student-athlete***

Steps towards success for new/first-semester students

Step 1: Admission
Complete the admissions application to officially enroll as a student at LAMC. Order official transcripts from any other colleges you have attended. You may either have transcripts sent directly to Los Angeles Mission College.

Step 2: Financial Aid
Apply for assistance to pay for college expenses. Complete the FAFSA at and the Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver at

Step 3: Assessment
Sign up to take your assessment test to determine proper placement in math, English/ESL, and reading courses. Register online at or (818) 364-7613.

Step 4: Orientation
Register online at to learn more about programs and services available at LAMC which help you understand and succeed with your educational planning process.

Step 5: Counseling/Educational Planning
Meet with our student-athlete counselor, Valerie Pallares-Herrera, to discuss your major and career interests, and to select the appropriate courses that will meet general education, major, and transfer requirements. In addition, you will develop an individualized educational plan that is right for you. Make an appointment by visiting the Counseling Offices or make an appointment with Valerie at (818) 364-7600 x 7765. Appointments are required.

Step 6: Registration
Select and register online for the upcoming semester utilizing the web-based OLE system at For in-person registration assistance, visit the Admissions and Records Office on the Main Campus.