Continuing Students

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Continuing Students

Hello, fellow Cougars!
We are happy you are continuing with us at TC!

Please refer to the following sections and resources for information on a variety of topics.

Should I complete a Taft College Application for Admission?

  • Continuing students are not required to complete a new application for admission.

When is my Registration Date?

Registration date and time information for each term are assigned on or around the dates below.

    • Spring: October/November
    • Summer and Fall: ​March/April  
  • You will be notified of your registration date ​on your Cougar Tracks account and/or via email from the Admissions Office.
  • In Cougar Tracks, click on Student > Registration > Registration Status
  • On this date and time, or after, you may enroll in and pay for classes on Cougar Tracks

Registration Information is available each semester including:

    • Class Schedule
    • Payment Deadlines
    • Add/Drop Deadlines
    • Priority Registration
    • Waitlist Information
    • Prerequisite Clearance Request
    • DegreeWorks-monitor your academic progress online!

Education Planning and Counseling

You’re encouraged to create an education plan with a counselor.

Enrollment priority is determined by many factors, but completing assessment, orientation, and your education plan will boost your enrollment date.

    • Call the Counseling Center at 661-763-7748 to schedule an appointment!
  • Meet with a counselor to discuss your educational goals and coursework.
  • Prior Transcripts and/or AP Scores: If applicable, be sure to bring all prior transcripts and/or test scores and receive an unofficial evaluation of prior coursework from other institutions if you intend to use it at TC.

Transfer & Career Information

Start preparing for the next step in your educational journey.

    • Transfer Planning (CSU, UC, private, & out-of-state colleges)
    • Career Center 
  • Good resources-search for majors/schools/careers
  • ASSIST-Explore Majors & Articulation Info w/ CSU and UC campuses
  • EUREKA– Powerful self-assessments and comprehensive career information to enhance your career decision-making progress(Create an account: Site = Taft College, Site ID = WLBSUDW)
  • O*NET-Your tool for career exploration, detailed job descriptions, associated skills, and the world of work!
  • GET MY FUTURE-A career one stop for all your career-related information
  • MY MAJORS-It can be tough to select a major. Take the College Major Assessment, and find your best-fit majors!
  • MY NEXT MOVE-What do you want to do for a living? Explore career options!
  • WHO DO U WANT 2B?-Explore California community colleges, career options, and financial assistance

Student Resources

Below you will find links to our resources to help you on your path.