Phone: (530) 841-5834
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-speciﬁc skills. Classes range from ESL, basic skills, health care, health and wellness, to short-term vocational, and workforce preparation.
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.
View class schedule to see what courses are currently available.
Enter your COS user name and your 6-digit date of birth (mmddyy) as the default password. 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.
If you have specific questions about the steps above, you can contact:
Admissions and Records
Phone: (530) 938-5500
Student Help Desk
Phone: (530) 938-5523
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.
You may enroll if you are an adult California resident.
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.
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.
Noncredit classes are taught by instructors who meet state qualifications. They have educational backgrounds and professional experience in their fields.
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.
Kim Freeze, Director Noncredit, Community & Contract Education
Phone: (530) 841-5834