Keeping on track with his schoolwork is a priority for Compton College student Steve Hsin. This focus has already paid off for the determined student. After just a year and a half, Hsin plans to transfer to a university this spring.
A key to his success, he said, is a full schedule of classes.
“I’m on a pre-nursing track and taking the maximum classes during winter term has enabled me to complete all my transfer requirements in less than two years,” Hsin said. “I enrolled at Compton College in fall 2019 and have taken a full load every semester and term since then. I’ve been accepted to the competitive nursing program at California State University, Long Beach beginning in spring 2021.”
Registration is in progress at Compton College for winter 2021 and spring 2021. Students have access to a complete menu of support services to help them succeed with online/distance learning. In addition to financial aid and assistance grants, Compton College offers students laptop computer and Wi-Fi hotspot loans, free food resources, online counseling and tutoring, as well as online workshops and assistance with the enrollment and registration process.
The short winter 2021 term begins Jan. 5, 2021. The winter term provides a great opportunity for students to get ahead in their educational plan and complete up to seven units in five weeks! This term is perfect for helping students graduate sooner, improve a GPA, repeat an essential course, and lighten the course load for spring, as well as satisfy any prerequisites. Students may register via MyCompton, accessible from the college website at www.compton.edu.
The full-term spring 2021 classes begin Feb. 16 and end on June 11, 2021, with midterm classes also available. Continuing students should check MyCompton for their spring registration appointment dates/times.
For students who need to apply for admission, complete the Compton College online application in a few easy Steps to Enrollment online. Students may also complete the Steps to Enrollment by joining a virtual workshop that offers assistance with the process.
Visit the Compton College Office of Outreach & School Relations webpage for more information about the Virtual Steps to Enrollment Workshops and the Zoom meeting links: http://www.compton.edu/studentservices/outreach-and-school-relations/.
Winter and Spring 2021 Registration Assistance Virtual Workshops will be held from 11 a.m. to noon, to cover:
Mondays – Step 1: Admissions Application
Tuesdays – Step 5: Registration Assistance
Thursdays – Step 1: Admissions Application
Fridays – Step 5: Registration Assistance
And from 3 to 4 p.m. to cover:
Tuesdays – Step 1: Admissions Application
Wednesdays – Step 1: Admissions Application
Thursdays – Step 2: Financial Aid Lab – FAFSA or CA DREAM Act
And from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays – to cover
Step 2: Financial Aid Lab – FAFSA or CA DREAM Act
Online counseling appointments to complete Step 4 – Educational Planning, are available Monday through Friday by appointment or express drop-in counseling: http://www.compton.edu/studentservices/supportservices/counseling/
The schedule of classes, in both digital and searchable formats, is available at http://compton.edu/studentservices/admissionandrecords/ClassSchedule.aspx.
Students may apply and register online, 24 hours per day on the Compton College website www.compton.edu. Although the college’s offices will be closed for winter recess Dec. 24 through Jan. 1, 2021, online registration is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.