Spring 2021 Registration Starts On November 30, 2020

Limited In-Person Registration for Noncredit Classes

At Ocean Campus, Multi Used Building Parking Lot: 

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from 1:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 9:00am – 2:00pm
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 1:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 9:00am – 2:00pm

At Mission Center, 1125 Valencia Street, (415) 920-6000

  • January 19 & 20, 2021 from 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • January 21, 2021 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • January 26 & 27, 2021 from 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • January 28, 2021 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm

At Chinatown/North Beach Center, 808 Kearny Street, (415) 395-8601

  • January 13, 2021 from 9:00am - 1:30pm
  • January 20 & 21, 2021 from 9:00am - 1:30pm
  • January 27 & 28, 2021 from 9:00am - 1:30pm

At Downtown Center, 88 4th Street, (415) 267-6522

  • January 12, 2021 from 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • January 14, 2021 from 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • January 19, 2021 from 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • January 26, 2021 from 9:00am - 1:00pm

At John Adams Center, 1860 Hayes Street, (415) 561-1835

  • January 11, 2021 from 9:00am - 12:00 noon
  • January 13, 2021 from 9:00am - 12:00 noon
  • January 19, 2021 from 9:00am - 12:00 noon
  • January 26, 2021 from 9:00am - 12:00 noon

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 email it 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.

Enrollment Verifications

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

Note: Due to COVID-19, City College of San Francisco will not be reporting attendance hours for Fall 2020 until further notice.

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