College of the Siskiyous

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Noncredit Courses

Non-credit continuing education courses prepare you for a new career, upgrade your existing skills or provide personal enrichment.

These free courses serve the needs of students, parents, older adults, and those looking to obtain a high school diploma or equivalency, and increase basic or job-speciļ¬c skills. Classes range from ESL, basic skills, health care, health and wellness, to short-term vocational, and workforce preparation.

Steps for Enrollment

Step 1: Apply to the College

Apply to be a student at College of the Siskiyous by filling out an application using OpenCCC Apply. If you have already applied to COS and have a student account, skip to Step 2.

  • Within 24 hours you will receive email confirmation with your new Siskiyous student ID (also known as S number) and the mySiskiyous student portal login information.
  • If you do not receive this email please contact Mark Klever. Phone: (530) 938-5927

Step 2: Register for Classes

View class schedule to see what courses are currently available.

Spring 2021 Schedule

Registration may be completed online through the mySiskiyous student portal. For instructions on adding courses online visit: Registering through mySiskiyous.

Enter your COS user name and your mySiskiyous password, Eagles, followed by your six-digit date of birth. (e.g. for someone born April 5, 1992, their default password would be Eagles040592). You can update your password by clicking on the "Change your password" link on the mySiskiyous sign-in page. Call the Student Help Desk at (530) 938-5523 if you have any issues accessing your account.

Alternatively, you can fill out a paper registration form and return it to Community & Contract Education at the Yreka campus.

Have Questions About How to Apply and Register?

If you have specific questions about the steps above, you can contact:

Step 1: Application Help

Admissions and Records
Phone: (530) 938-5500

Step 2: mySiskiyous login assistance

Student Help Desk
Phone: (530) 938-5523

Noncredit in Detail

Where do classes meet?

Most classes meet at the Yreka campus and the Weed campus. A few classes will be held in local communities. Addresses will be given for the classes that meet off campus. The goal in the future is to offer our noncredit courses countywide, to better serve our community.

Who may attend?

You may enroll if you are an adult California resident.

When are classes offered?

Class start and end dates vary throughout the semester. Be certain to check class dates listed in the schedule carefully, so you do not miss the class that you want to take. Review the current schedule of classes on the website.

Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment, campus closures, emergencies, or other reasons.

Check the college website for current updates and check with instructors on class cancellation and class cancellation notification policy and procedures.

Where can I find the Class Schedule?

The classes offered are listed with our regular classes available on the class schedule tab with all of our other scheduled classes. We will also include a PDF of our noncredit extended and lifelong learning brochure for your viewing when it is available.

Who teaches the classes?

Noncredit classes are taught by instructors who meet state qualifications. They have educational backgrounds and professional experience in their fields.

How do I enroll in Noncredit classes?

You may apply online or students of College of the Siskiyous may also visit the Admissions and Records office for the one page application and for enrollment assistance.

Contact Continuing Education

Suzanne Clark
Phone: (530) 841-5834