First, Let’s Get You Enrolled as an NOCE Student! 

Tuition Free Noncredit Courses

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Fee-Based Personal Enrichment Courses

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In-Person Admissions & Records Assistance

We can help you in person! Our campuses are open. Walk-ins are welcome at any time during our open business hours. See the hours located below.

Anaheim Campus Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cypress Center Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Bldg 18, Rm 100)
Monday – Thursday: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. (TE2, Rm 207)

Fridays: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wilshire Center Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Online/Remote Admissions & Records Assistance

The NOCE Admissions and Records staff are available to help you enroll for NOCE classes. If you have questions about registering, contact our StarHelp Customer Service at 714.808.4679 or


  • Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

New Students

If you are new to NOCE, you must first apply before registering for classes. It’s easy to do! Now, which type of class would you like to register for?

Tuition-Free Noncredit Courses and Services:

  • Academic Tutoring/Basic Skills Learning Centers 
  • Career Technical Education 
  • College Preparation Courses-Math, English 
  • Disability Support Services 
  • Career Skills and Resource Lab
  • Emergency Aid Program
  • Free Campus WiFi
  • Academic Counseling
  • English as a Second Language/Citizenship 
  • High School Diploma GED/HiSET Preparation 
  • Parenting  
  • Program for Older Adults (Emeritus Program)
  • Food Pantry
  • Laptop Loan Program
  • Academic Tutoring
  • Scholarship & Aid Programs

For step-by-step instructions on applying for these courses and services, visit:

Fee-Based Personal Enrichment Courses:

  • Community Services/Personal Enrichment Courses for Adults 
    • Business and Professional Development 
    • Fine and Applied Arts – Painting, Sewing, Quilting, Needlework 
    • Language Arts and Foreign Language 
    • Physical Fitness, Dance, Martial Arts 

An amazing variety of online courses are available. Select a button below to explore the different options and register:

  • Courses for Personal and Professional Development are short-term online classes that are easy and not that expensive.
  • Courses for Personal Enrichment are fun in-person classes that are not that expensive.
  • Courses for Career Training are online, long-term, harder classes that are more expensive.

For step-by-step instructions on applying for these courses, visit:

Returning Students

If you have attended NOCE before or are a current student, we can help you register for classes!

For step-by-step instructions on how to register as a returning student, visit: