Register Today for the High School Diploma Program 

The NOCE High School Diploma Program is here to help you achieve your goals and work toward your diploma or equivalency.

Photo of the Anaheim High School Diploma Lab.

Earn Your High School Diploma With NOCE!  

NOCE high school diplomas are issued to adult learners, 18 years of age and older. The NOCE High School Diploma Program operates as an open-entry lab where students work individually and at their own pace on various required subjects. All labs have instructors and staff members to assist students with completing their courses. Take the next step with us!   

  • Be a graduate   
  • Earn more money  
  • Get a better job   
  • Transition to college  

New Students: Steps to Register

1. Obtain your official transcripts from any high school program that you previously attended.

Official transcripts are delivered in a sealed/unopened envelope from the institution. Mail the official transcripts to the NOCE Wilshire Center at 315 E. Wilshire Avenue, Building 300, Fullerton, CA 92832, ATTN: HS TRANSCRIPTS


2. Apply to NOCE!

New students can enroll for the NOCE High School Diploma Program by following the steps on our registration page for new students.


3. Once you have your Student ID, you must complete an online orientation in myGateway. 

To access myGateway, visit https://mg.nocccd.edu and use your Student ID and password to log in. 


4. Once you have logged in, you must complete the online orientation.

Students should complete the General NOCE Orientation. For step-by-step instruction on how to access the online orientation, check out the page below:


5. After you have completed your orientation, you must meet with a counselor.

Call  714.808.4682 or email counseling@noce.edu to schedule an appointment with a counselor. When you meet with your counselor, your Student Educational Plan will be developed and will include what courses you must complete to earn your diploma. 

New students:  Please see page 12 of the Spring 2022 Schedule of Classes for step-by-step registration procedures.  New students must upload vaccination records or exemption forms on myGateway and be cleared prior to entering their selected high school lab. Once cleared, students may complete the diploma intake process and complete a Registration Form with their high school instructor to be added to their high school subject.  


6. Get started! After meeting with a counselor, you may start your studies in the NOCE High School Diploma Program by going to the lab you selected and completing the intake process. 

Anaheim High School Lab students must schedule an intake appointment by calling or visiting the lab, and should plan to stay in the lab for two (2) hours on their first day. COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption required.

Cypress and Wilshire High School Lab students do not need an appointment for intake. 

All new students must take their Student Educational Plan (an electronic copy is fine) to the lab on their first day and should always take their PRINTED NOCE Student ID/Access Card to the lab

See our locations below.  

Anaheim, Room 139  

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.  
  • Monday – Thursday: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.  
  • Phone: 714.808.4582

Cypress, TE2-205*  

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.  
  • Fridays: 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  
  • Phone: 714.484.7438  

Wilshire, WIL 117/118*  

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.  
  • Fridays: 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  
  • Phone: 714.992.9538

Please visit NOCE’s Vaccine Mandate page for the latest COVID-19 vaccine mandate updates.

* Cypress and Wilshire Center students interested in taking afternoon high school classes may check with their instructor for details. 

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Returning Students:

Continuing students: 

If fully vaccinated, must upload a vaccination record via MyGateway and be cleared prior to entering the high school lab. You will continue working on the subjects on your Student Educational Plan (SEP). Students must complete a Registration Form with their high school instructor to be added to their course. Always take your printed NOCE Student ID/Access Card to the lab to scan in/out.  

Please visit NOCE’s Vaccine Mandate page for the latest COVID-19 vaccine mandate updates.

Returning students (out over one year): 

Must meet with their counselor to update their Student Educational Plan (SEP).  Students must upload vaccine records or exemptions on myGateway and be cleared prior to entering their designated high school lab.  Once cleared, students may enter the high school lab to meet with their instructor to complete the intake process and a Registration Form. Always take your printed NOCE Student ID/Access Card to the lab to scan in/out.  

Please Note:

  • Anaheim High School Lab students should plan to stay in the lab for two (2) hours on their first day back
  • Cypress and Wilshire High School Lab students do not have a time commitment on their first day back. 

All returning students must take their Student Educational Plan (an electronic copy is fine) to the lab on their first day and should always take their printed NOCE Student ID/Access Card to the lab

Please visit NOCE’s Vaccine Mandate page for the latest COVID-19 vaccine mandate updates.