Incoming Transfer Student
You've completed courses and/or earned a degree from another college or university
Welcome to Long Beach City College!
Consider visiting the Welcome Center for application assistance, new student orientations, and other onboarding services. For transcript evaluation, contact the Transfer Center.
STEP 1: Apply to LBCC
First, create an OPENCCC account and complete the online application below for the Summer/Fall or Winter/Spring semester at LBCC.
You will receive a welcome email with your LBCC student ID number approximately 48-72 hours after you apply.
STEP 2: Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships
We recommend that you submit a Financial Aid Application.
- If you are a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete the FAFSA application.
- If you are not a US Citizen or permanent resident but meet AB 540 criteria, you may be eligible for the California Dream Act.
Please make sure to list LBCC, our code is 001219.
STEP 3: Send Official Transcripts to LBCC Admissions & Records
Submit your high school and college transcripts from all schools you’ve attended in order to get credit for the courses you completed. All transcripts should be submitted to the Admissions & Records office. The evaluation of an official transcript will only take place when the Student meets with an LBCC counselor and creates a Student Educational Plan.
Please Note: Students will receive an email when their transcript is received and has been routed for evaluation. This process may take approximately two weeks. For more information contact: Transfer Center at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (562) 938-4670/3916.
|Long Beach City College – ATTN. Admissions & Records Office
4901 East Carson Street Long Beach, CA 90808
STEP 4: Meet with a Counselor to Create Educational Plan
Before registering for classes, meet with a counselor to discuss your desired educational goal and create a Student Educational Plan (SEP) to reach it.
If you need assistance, please visit LBCC Counseling Office.
STEP 5: Register for Classes
Now that you’ve completed your education plan, you can register for classes during your registration date & time. Please note, LBCC required all students taking in-person classes to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and upload proof of vaccination.
STEP 6: Pay Student Fees
After completing your online registration, students can pay for their student fees through your Viking Student Portal. Students are required to pay for their account balance prior to the due date to avoid being dropped from their classes.