Bring your prior coursework with you, without losing credit for the knowledge you’ve gained. We’ll help you complete your college journey.

Continue your path at MVC 

Moreno Valley College offers a unique educational experience with affordable tuition, small class sizes and welcoming, supportive faculty and staff. Bring the skills, knowledge and college credit you've earned at other higher education institutions and let us help you complete your degree or certificate.

If you're still trying to find yourself, take a moment to review the programs of study we offer. Else, follow the steps below to become a Mountain Lion.

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How to Apply

Transfer students have completed college classes and earned college credit at other colleges or universities and seek to bring their progress with them.

  • 1

    Complete your college and financial aid applications

    The MVC application is quick and easy. You will receive emails with registration information and instructions within two to three business days. Plus, complete your financial aid application, even if you don’t think you qualify.
  • 2

    Submit your transcripts

    Submit your transcripts (official, sealed and printed within 90 days) to Moreno Valley College Admissions & Records or Counseling Services via hand-carry, mail or online. Then, follow up with Counseling Services to ensure your prerequisites and earned credits are properly evaluated.
  • 3

    Activate your email and, optionally, complete orientation

    Once accepted, you will receive an email with your new student ID number and instructions on how to activate your student email. Your student email is where MVC sends important information and correspondence.
  • 4

    Make an educational plan

    Create your first semester student educational plan in MyPortal or WebAdvisor. You may also speak to your engagement center success team or a counselor to discover the best courses based on your career goals. If you want to learn more about Moreno Valley College, you can also take our online orientation.
  • 5

    Register for classes

    For the best selection of classes, review your options in the class schedule and register in MyPortal as soon as possible. You may register on or after your registration appointment. Add and drop deadlines are strictly enforced.

Term Application Periods

  • Summer 2024

    October 1, 2023 - June 21, 2024
  • Fall 2024

    October 1, 2023 - October 18, 2024
  • Winter 2025

    July 1, 2024 - January 10, 2025
  • Spring 2025

    July 1, 2024 - April 25, 2025

Not sure which field is right for you?

Moreno Valley College's programs of study are organized into six academic schools. Your school and its engagement center provide you the support and services to help you succeed.
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