College of the Canyons Former Foster Youth Steps to Success


    Apply for Admission

Go Submit your application for admission at
Go 48 hours after you complete your application, go to My Canyons, click on "Student" and then click on the link to create your student account.  Upon login in, you will be able to obtain your student ID number which you will need for most of your transactions.  

    Apply for financial Aid

GoSubmit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at
GoYou will need to create a Federal Student Aid PIN when you begin your FAFSA.  This will be used to sign your FAFSA online.

GoBe sure to list College of the Canyons' Federal School Code: 008903


    Complete Online Orientation

Go Our online orientation is designed to give you essential information on faculty, courses, study skills, and resources to ensure a successful transition to College of the Canyons.

    Complete Math and English Placement Tests in the Assessment Center

Go Take our Math & English Assessments to evaluate your skill levels.  Taking both assessments will require about 1.5 hours and, when you are finished our staff will review your placements and answer questions.  No appointment is needed and there is no fee.
Go You must bring a picture ID to the Assessment Center at TLC Room 168 to be eligible to test.


    Stay connected with your Social Worker or ILP Coordinator

Go Contact your Social Worker or ILP Coordinator about the "Independent Living Program".