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New Students: Steps to Register

1) Apply Online 

First-time students can apply for a Banner Identification (ID) number online. Applicants will receive an e-mail with registration instructions/information within two (2) business days of online submission. 

Note:  Do not fill out this form if you have previously taken classes with North Orange Continuing Education, Cypress College, or Fullerton College. You already have a Banner ID. 


2) Orientation

Orientation is an overview of the institution, its student services, the support programs, and the school’s expectations of the students. New students are required to complete an online orientation in order to enroll in Career Technical Education (CTE) Certificate Programs:

  • Pharmacy Technician students should complete the Pharmacy Technician Program Orientation. 
  • Other CTE Program students should complete the General NOCE Orientation. Complete the Online Orientation.

3) Register for Classes 

Refer to the NOCE Class Schedule for class details. And register for classes through MyGateway. 

For registration support, call 714.808.4679 or e-mail starhelp@noce.edu. For questions about the CTE Program, call714.808.4915 or e-mail careers@noce.edu. 


4) Counseling

  • Meet with a counselor by appointment at 714.808.4682 or e-mail counseling@noce.edu
  • New students must meet with a counselor during their first term to develop a Student Educational Plan.
  • Returning students are highly encouraged to meet with a counselor to update their Student Educational Plan

5) Log Into Canvas 

  • Once registered, your course will appear in Canvas on the first day the course begins. For step by step instructions on how to log into and use Canvas, view the Canvas video.
  • Don’t see your course listed on the first day? Contact starhelp@noce.edu or 714.808.4679.

Returning Students:

Welcome back! follow these steps to register:

  • Register For Classes

    Is the class you want full? Join the waitlist to get priority placement if a spot opens up. If you’re on the list, plan to show up for the first class session 

Need Help?

StarHelp can help you with filling out your NOCE application and accessing myGateway student portal. 

StarHelp phone: 714.808.4679 

StarHelp e-mail: starhelp@noce.edu 

The NOCE Business and Computer Skills Lab will help students with remote technical assistance. NOCE At Home services are here to support students virtually! 

  • Help with how to access Zoom and Canvas. 
  • Access to online readiness videos for students to get helpful tips to succeed in online classes. 

Business and Computer Skills Lab phone: 714.808.4712 

We are here to help! 

We want you to get enrolled and get started in your classes so you can meet your goals. Contact us with questions. 

CTE Program phone: 714.808.4915 

CTE Program e-mail: careers@noce.edu 

Ready to Begin? 

Find a CTE Program class and register today!