Search and Register for Classes

Follow the steps to search, schedule, and register for classes


Step 1: Click My Portal login graphic for my portal

Enter your 7-digit student ID number, followed by For example

Microsoft Sign In 

Step 2: Sign in to My Portal

If you need assistance logging in, visit Technology Help or call the SCCCD Helpdesk at 1.844.887.2223.

Screenshot of SCCCD sign-in page

Step 3: Select the Self-Service app

Screenshot of the Self-Service app icon

Step 4: Select Search for Classes/Add to Schedule

Screenshot of of Self Service app

Step 5: Search for classes by selecting the Term, Subject, Course Number, and Location.

Search for classes by selecting the Term, Subject, Course Number, and Location. Click ‘Search’. (You may enter more fields such as Section, Days of Week, Time of Day, and Course Type to narrow your search.) Please note that you must select the term but other options are not required.

Selecting ‘Madera Community College’ as the Location will list courses offered only at the Main Campus. If you want to take Online or Hybrid classes, select the appropriate Location from the drop-down menu.

Screenshot of Self Service app showing options for advanced search

Step 6: Review the different course offerings.

  1. Section Status to see if a class is open, closed, or waitlisted:
    • Open: Class is available to register
    • Closed: Class is no longer available. 
    • Waitlist: The class waitlist has started.
  2. Meeting information for class meeting dates/times
  3. Availability:
    • Available: Number of spots available
    • Capacity: Number of students allowed
    • Waitlist: Number of students on the waitlist

Tip: Click on the Section Name to review the complete class information including lab times, required materials, etc.

Screen shot in Self Service app showing the list of classes and their status

Note: A corequisite is a course that a student must take concurrently or at the same time as another course. If you have a corequisite class, select the ‘more’ button on the Comments section to see which corequisite course is assigned. Make sure to also select the corequisite course. (If you do not need the corequisite, you do not need to register for a section that requires the corequisite.)

Screenshot in Self Service app showing the comments pop-up

Step 7: Click 'Add' to select a course.

Screenshot in Self Service app showing the comments pop-up

Step 8: Review the Section Details pop-up and select 'Add Section'


Step 9: Under the Student Status column, the class will be shown as scheduled. To register for the course, continue with the following steps.

scheduled class

Step 10: Select the ‘Academics’ drop-down menu on the left sidebar and then select ‘Register for Classes/View My Schedule’

If you need assistance logging in, visit our Technology Help page or call the SCCCD Helpdesk at 1-844-887-2223.

A screenshot of the Academics Section of the Self Service app

Step 11: Register and/or Waitlist Courses

Use the arrow keys to select the correct semester term. The default term will be the current semester. Register and/or Waitlist for the courses you wish to enroll in by clicking the blue Register button under the section, or the Register Now button above the calendar.

Screenshot of the of the Self Service app with the register now button

Tip 1: To remove a class you haven’t registered for from your schedule, select the ‘x’ next to each course.

Confirm Remove Course - large blue Remove button

Tip 2: If the ‘Register’ button is gray or you are having problems registering, select the ‘Academics’ drop-down menu on the left sidebar and then select ‘Registration Eligibility Information’ for any holds that may prevent you from registering.

Click on Registration Eligibility Information in the side menu

Step 12: Check Course Registration Status

Double check the status of each of your courses to ensure you are successfully registered or waitlisted.

Screenshot in Self Service app showing the comments pop-up
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