Current Students

If you have enrolled in Delta courses in the past two semesters,  skip to step 3.

New & Returning Students

If you are new to Delta or have not enrolled in courses in the past two consecutive semesters, apply (or reapply) for Admission early to ensure you can register for classes! 

The basic steps to complete and submit an application are:

    1. Create an OpenCCC Account If you don’t already have one.
    2. Sign-in to your OpenCCC Account and start an application.
      (If you do not remember your username and password, select “Forgot” or contact support at 877-247-4836 or email at
    3. Submit the San Joaquin Delta College Application Login-in and be sure your application is submitted.

Note: Do not use your school email when applying. Use a gmail or yahoo account.

Please note that you’ll receive two confirmation numbers. If you do not receive the email with your Delta ID within one week, please contact

How-to Video: Admissions Process

After submitting your Delta Admission Application, you will receive a “Welcome to Delta” email at the email address you used on the application. The welcome email will include your Delta College student ID number.

If you do not receive the email with your Delta ID within one week, please contact Please include a screen shot of your application’s confirmation message to help us it track down.

Before you can enroll in Delta courses, you must complete the College Early Start (CES) form. You must submit a CES form every term. Summer and fall clearance may be done at the same time; however, spring term CES forms must be submitted separately.

Once you complete the CES form,  it will be routed to your parent and then to your high school official’s designee to sign electronically.

Note: You will need to enter the name and email addresses of a school official (your counselor or Principal).

Look up your School’s Authorized Signers


  • High School Students – Submit College Early Start form for:

Spring 2024 classes CES form



We will notify your counselor as soon as your CES form has been processed.

Skip this step if you are not enrolling in ENG or Math courses.

If you wish to enroll in English or Math, you must request that the Placement Center clear your level.

Please wait until your CES form is processed prior to submitting your request.


You will be notified via email once you are cleared.

Registration is conducted online only.

    • You may register for classes on or after your scheduled registration date and time, not before.
    • Past fees and/or Administrative and Academic Holds must be cleared prior to registration.
register online  View tutorial on how to enroll in classes by section

For more information on Delta’s registration, see: Register for Classes.

If you need assistance while registering for classes, click on the Live Help icon within Online Registration in your MyDelta portal or connect with our online via chat at the bottom right corner of the E-Services Lab webpage. You may also contact us via email (see below).

Be sure to log into Canvas on the first day of class and not risk getting dropped as a no-show. Have a great semester!

If your classes are scheduled to take place fully online, they will be held in Canvas, a learning management system used by Delta College.

  • See our FAQ page to get started with your Canvas classes. The first 15 questions provide important information.
  • Log in to Canvas on the first day of class, check in daily, stay on top of deadlines. See FAQ #3 on how to login.
  • Review the syllabus for required textbooks and supplies. Delta College waives tuition and fees for CES high school students at Delta College; however, you are responsible for the cost of textbooks and any required classroom materials.
  • Check your Delta student email regularly for communications from Delta College and your instructors. See FAQ #6.

Need help? See FAQ #33 for ways to get assistance.

Look up Your High School Official’s Name and Email