The ESL Connect is here to help.

Follow these steps to become a student a Skyline College. If you need any help, you can schedule an appointment with ESL Connect here.

New ESOL Students: How to Enroll

Skip "Step 2: Orientation" if you only want to take classes and are not seeking a degree or certificate

Begin your Application

Click here to create an OpenCCC account.

During this process you'll be asked for your intended major and an educational goal, along with some basic personal, educational and residency information.

After applying, you’ll receive your Student ID Number (G-Number) via email.

ESL Connect can help with this step

Schedule a Zoom Appointment  

Skip this step if you only want to take classes and are not seeking a degree or certificate

Orientation is your chance to get to know Skyline College and the information, resources and tools you’ll need to be successful here.

You will need a computer with video & audio for the orientation.

How to Attend Orientation
  1. Go to WebSmart and login with your SMCCD OneLogin
  2. In Websmart, click the Student tab at the top of the page
  3. Click on & start the Student Online Orientation
  4. Complete each section of Orientation – keep in mind that there will be knowledge-check quizzes throughout
  5. You will also complete the MyMajors Assessment

Applicants who graduated from a non-US high school may be required to take a placement test in English/English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) to help determine their course placement.

Complete Your Placement Test
  1. Submit this Math/English Request Form
  2. Then submit the Request to Schedule Test

Questions? Email Assessment Services. Please include your first & last names and your student ID number (G#).

ESL Connect can help with this step

Schedule a Zoom Appointment  

Meet with the ESOL counselor to help you select the right classes and map out your academic experience.

Once you’ve completed steps 1-4, you’ll be issued your registration date. Please note that you will only be able to register for classes on or after your registration date.

Register for Classes
  1. Login to WebSmart with your SMCCD OneLogin
  2. Under "Student Services", click on "Registration"
  3. Under Registration, click "Add/Drop Classes"
  4. Select a term and click "Submit"
  5. Under Action, click the Action that best works for you:To ADD a class enter the CRN (Course Reference Number)
  6. Click Submit

ESL Connect can help with this step

Schedule a Zoom Appointment  

What are your Goals?

Are you seeking a degree or certificate? Follow all 5 steps if:

  • You are interested in taking ESOL classes while you earn your degree or certificate
  • You have never attended Skyline College, Canada College, or College of San Mateo

If you are not seeking a degree or certificate, skip "Step 2: Orientation"

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