Admissions for Athletes

Prospective Coyote Student Athlete?

If you are a prospective Cerro Coso Student Athlete, enter your information using the button below and a college representative will follow-up with you.

Prospective Athletes

Becoming a Student at Cerro Coso

  1. Fill out the application form online.
  2. Send us your transcripts, if we ask.
    Credit earned from other accredited colleges or universities may be transferred to Cerro Coso upon admission. Students will need to provide official transcripts showing satisfactory scholarship and an honorable dismissal. Transcripts from all previously attended colleges must be mailed directly to Admissions and Records:
    Admissions & Records
    Cerro Coso Community College
    3000 College Heights Blvd
    Ridgecrest, CA 93555
    Phone: (760) 384-6374
    Fax: (760) 384-6377
  3. Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center.
  4. Attend orientation.
  5. Log into Navigate.
  6. Meet with Tim Allen to determine your placement in math and English and to develop a Student Education Plan. The SEP must be completed by March 1 for spring sports and by October 1st for fall sports. Contact Counseling for more information and to make an appointment.
  7. Get Financial Aid by completing the FAFSA online at

    Cerro Coso's Federal School Code (010111) must be entered on your FAFSA so that your information will be transmitted to us electronically. You will also need a pin to sign the FAFSA electronically. Apply for a pin at Parents of dependent students must also apply for a pin.
  8. If you qualify, also apply for a California College Promise Grant (formerly known as the BOG Fee Waiver) on the Financial Aid webpage.
  9. Register for classes.
  10. Attend classes. Students who do not attend the first day of class will be dropped. If you are dropped, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO PLAY.
  11. Meet with Tim Allen in counseling each semester to further develop your SEP discuss meeting your education and career goals.

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