Priority Registration

How to check your Priority Registration Date (Enrollment Appointment) in MyDelta

Priority registration will be provided for students who enroll in a community college for the purpose of: degree or certificate attainment, transfer to a four-year college or university, and/or career advancement.

Students who have enrolled in courses at the College prior to the spring 2014 semester are not required to complete orientation, assessment, or to develop a student education plan for the purposes of priority registration. Priority registration dates and times are based on Board Policy 5055, in accordance with the Student Success & Support Program.

Registration priority shall be provided to students in the order of the groups listed below:

Group One: Special Populations

The following groups who have completed orientation, assessment, and developed student education plans shall have equal priority:

  • Identified active or former members of the Armed Forces of the United States (DD214).
  • Any member or former member of the State Military Reserve.
  • Dependents of Disabled Veterans
    (Some priority consideration will be awarded to dependents of a disabled veteran whose verified disability is 100 percent service related, dependents of a veteran who died as the direct result of military service, and dependents of a currently held and verified prisoner of war)
  • Foster youth who are currently in foster care or emancipated foster youth up to 24 years of age. This priority registration shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2017, and as of that date is repealed by the State of California, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2017 deletes or extends that date (AB 194).
  •  Homeless Students (AB 806)
  • Students who are eligible and receiving services through California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs); Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS); and, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS).

Group Two: Special Populations

The following groups who have completed orientation, assessment, and developed student education plans shall have equal priority:

  • Student athletes that have been verified by the College to be eligible (in season) or capable of being eligible (out of season) for a competitive sport;
  • Students receiving services through the International Students Program; and,
  • Elected Officers of the Associated Students of Delta College.

Group Three:

Students who have completed orientation and developed a student education plan will have priority in the following order: 

  • Students who have earned: 0 – 15 units
  • Students who have earned: 45 – 60 units
  • Students who have earned:16 – 44 units or 60 – 79 units
  • Students who have earned: 80 – 99 units

Group Four:

The following groups who have not completed orientation, assessment and development of student education plans shall have equal priority:

  • Students who have not completed orientation and developed an educational plan.
  • Students who are on probation
  • have reached 100 units.

Open Registration

 For all students who applied after registration appointments were assigned.


  • Registration appointments start at 8am and end 5pm, appointments are every 15 minutes Monday – Friday.
  • There are no appointments on weekends or Holidays
  • A unit is earned when a student receives a grade of A, B, C, D, or P as defined in Education Code Section 55023. The 100 unit limit does not include units for non-degree applicable English as a Second Language or basic skills courses as defined in Education Code. Section 55000(i) or special classes as defined in Education Code Section 55000.Units earned through credit by examination, advanced placement, International Baccalaureate or CLEP are exempt from the 100 unit limitation. For more information, you may contact Admissions and Records at or you may speak with your counselor for a full explanation of your priority point summary.