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How to Apply

Due to changes in state regulations, there may be revisions in the application process.  Please check this page regularly for updates.

NEW STUDENTS (never attended De Anza):

  1. Apply for De Anza admission as early as possible.
  2. Declare a major on your application (not "undecided".)
  3. Select a goal of transfer, degree or certificate.
  4. Take the De Anza Math and English or ESL placement tests.
  5. Complete orientation.
  6. Officially choose your classes (you'll learn how at the orientation.) This is your educational plan for fall.
  7. Check the eligibility requirements for EOPS.
  8. If you feel that you may be eligible, download and complete the following forms and submit in person to EOPS during the application period:
    • EOPS/CARE Application Form (This is an interactive form. Please fill out the application online, print it and bring it to EOPS during the application period.)
    • BOG (Board of Governors Fee Waiver) online application or
      BOG (Board of Governors Fee Waiver) 2016-2017 PDF form

CONTINUING STUDENTS (currently enrolled at De Anza):


IMPORTANT!! Please read the information above and complete all the steps before submitting the EOPS application.

for FALL QUARTER, 2016:


2016 High School Graduates only:  June 1 - 30
All other applicants:  June 15 - 30



Monday - Thursday:  9:00-11:00 am & 1:30-3:30 pm
Friday: 9:00-11:00 am & 1:30-2:30 pm


Applications and support documents must be submitted in person no later than 3:30 pm on June 30, 2016.



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Location: Campus Center, Lower Level

Phone: 408.864.8950

Fax: 408.864.5457


Last Updated: 4/28/16