Fall 2021 Registration Starts on May 24, 2021.

Noncredit In-person Registration

Chinatown/North Beach Center
808 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Date: September 21, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Free, Noncredit Classes Throughout San Francisco

City College of San Francisco offers an extensive schedule of day, evening and weekend noncredit classes. Classes are held at various CCSF locations and are all tuition-free.

How to Apply and Register

To apply and register for noncredit classes, you may submit the application to the Office of Admission and Enrollment by click on Apply Online below. 

Apply Online

Support Services

Placement Testing

To assist you in selecting the appropriate courses, students registering for ESL or vocational classes should take the placement test.

Noncredit ESL Placement Test Website 


Counselors are available to assist students complete educational and career planning. Visit or contact the center(s) for dates and times of operation student counseling.

Student Counseling Website

Official Transcripts 

Student may request by submitting a Transcript Request Form and a photo ID to nc_admit@ccsf.edu.

Please allow 2 to 4 weeks to process.

Records prior to Fall 1984 require at least 6 to 8 weeks processing time.

Unofficial Transcripts

You may view and print out a copy of your unofficial CCSF transcript for free in your myRAM Portal

  1. Login to myRAM Portal with your student ID and password.
  2. Click on Student Portal.
  3. Click on Unofficial Transcript to view your up to date unofficial transcript.
  4. To print a copy of your unofficial transcript, use your browser print option.

Enrollment Verifications

Student may request for an enrollment verification by submitting an authorization form and a photo ID to nc_admit@ccsf.edu.

Noncredit Admissions Frequently Asked Questions
  • 18 years of age or older
  • A minor who may benefit from instruction and has permission from both the local high school district and a parent/guardian
  • Noncredit classes are for students who are currently living in California.
  • Students with a F1 visa may enroll in noncredit courses, however, they must be enrolled in a full-time status (twelve units) at their home school.  NONCREDIT COURSES CANNOT COUNT TOWARD FULL-TIME STATUS.  Please check with your international counselor for more information.
  • A B-1/B-2 Visa is prohibited from taking classes.

CCSF Student Photo ID Cards are available for credit and noncredit students. You must be registered in the current semester in order to obtain new or replacement Student Photo ID cards. Please contact your campus for hours of availability to obtain a Photo ID card.

Due to the school closure as a result of the shelter-in-place order, photo ID service is currently unavailable.

  • Unofficial transcript may be obtained by the student via myRAM.
  • Official transcript may be requested via email at nc_admit@ccsf.edu.

Noncredit students are eligible for financial aid as long as you enroll in a qualifying noncredit certificate program. Please contact the financial aid office for eligibility.

Financial Aid Office Website

Students who have fulfilled the certificate program course requirements as stated in the CCSF college catalog may petition to receive their certificate. 

Petition for a Noncredit Certificate Website