Registration Information
Download a PDF registration form to your desktop for printing

PLEASE NOTE: Registration in person is available only at Alvarado Campus

How to Register for Classes
Special Registration Procedures

Note: See course details for special registration requirements for High School Diploma/GED, Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, and Adults with Disabilites. These classes cannot use the methods below.

In Person
Cash, check, and credit/debit cards accepted. Please do not use the mail-in registration form when registering in person. Forms are available in the office. Visit the Contact page for Alvarado Campus hours.

Credit card needed. You will need to create an account to register (Write down your log in and password information so you'll remember for the future.) Link to online registration (opens in a new browser window).

By Mail
Use the form provided in the catalog (or click on the PDF link above to download a PDF for printing). Mail your form along with your check or money order. If enrolling for more than one class, please send a separate check for each class. To receive confirmation of registration, please provide a stamped, self-addressed envelope.
Address for mailing:
WCCAE - Alvarado Campus
5625 Sutter Ave.
Richmond, CA 94804

Notification of Enrollment
You will be notifed only if the class you want is full or there has been a change in the schedule. To receive confirmation of enrollment, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope along with your mailed enrollment form.

Payment Information
• Credit/debit cards, checks, and cash are accepted in the office. A credit/debit card is needed for online registration.
• Make checks for in-person or mail-in payable to: WCCAE
Note: Special registration procedures are required for: High School Diploma/GED, Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, Traffic School, and Adults with Disabilites. See course details for registration information.

Fee Schedule
The costs of running classes are built into the fee structure. In most classes, 10 students are required to start a class at the stated fee. If fewer than 10 students enroll in the class, hours of instruction may be decreased or the fee may be increased for the class to continue.

Note Due to state budget cuts that have been imposed on California Adult Schools there is no state funding for classes. The entire cost of instruction, use of facilities, clerical and administrative support is built into the fee structure. Fees have been set to provide maximum services at the lowest possible cost to students. Senior discounts do not apply.

Refund Policy
• All requests for refunds must be in writing (email accepted). Class fees will NOT be refunded for any reason if written request is less than two (2) business days BEFORE the start of class.
• Refund requests incur a $25 service charge per class.
• If a class is cancelled by WCCAE for any reason, a full refund will be made automatically.
• No refunds for books.

Bounced Check Fee
• If your check bounces, the insufficient funds charge is $35, payable with CASH only!