Questions that Porterville College students often ask... and the answers.
The Admissions office is located in the Academic Center (AC), room 112.
The normal daytime hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The office is also open Tuesday and Wednesday evenings until 6:30 p.m. These hours are subject to change during the term due to program or staffing needs.
First, complete the admissions form on the college website – go to
on the "My BanWeb" link, and then click on "Submit an Admissions or Update form". It is recommended that you call the Counseling to make an appointment to take the assessment and orientation.
You must apply online. There are no hard copy admissions forms.
You can get assistance from anyone in the Admissions Office or stop by the Counseling Center in AC-126.
There is no cost to be admitted. However, once admitted there are enrollment fees required and other fees that may be applied. For further information regarding fees, check the fee schedule in this FAQ or see the catalog on the website at.
Yes. High school students may enroll as special part-time students by recommendation from the high school principal and permission of their parents. For more information, call the Admissions office at 791-2220.
No. However, if you are planning to take a transfer-level math class, you must provide your counselor with a copy of your transcripts so he/she can verify that you successfully completed the appropriate prerequisite math class.
You need to complete an "Update form" which you will find on the college website. Go toclick on the "My BanWeb" link, and then click on the "Submit an Admissions or Update" form. You should then make an appointment to see a counselor.