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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply to Compton College?

Apply online by visiting: www.compton.edu and on the top right corner, click on Apply Online. New and returning students (those with no current appointment time) must complete a new application.

How do I find MyCompton online?

Visit www.compton.edu and on the top right corner, click on MyCompton.

What is MyCompton?

MyCompton is the secure online portal used by students to "stay connected". In MyCompton, students can register for classes, access email, view campus announcements, keep up with campus events, and find links to campus services.

How do I use MyCompton?

Visit www.compton.edu and click on MyCompton in the top right corner of the page. 

How do I log in to MyCompton?

After you apply, an email will be sent to you with your student ID number. First-time users should select first time user from the MyCompton login page and follow the directions for new users. 

How do I find my ID Number?

Your ID number will be emailed to you 48 to 72 hours after you submit your online application. Your ID number can also be found on your MyCompton portal. 

What if I previously took classes at El Camino College Compton Center or Compton Community College but not Compton College?

Please complete a Compton College application by following the steps listed here

What do I do if there is a hold on MyCompton?

Many offices on campus can place a "hold" on a student's MyCompton account. Most of these holds will prevent registration. Please clear any hold before registration.

What if I try to register for a class and there is an error message?

The student may see an error message in red. Registration in the class will be prevented according to the error message the student receives. Please contact Admissions and Records for more information.

What do I do if two classes I need overlap by one minute or more?

MyCompton will not let students enroll in any classes that overlap with each other, even by one minute. Please select the classes that you want to take without any time conflicts. No one can override this state requirement.

How do I clear the prerequisites for a class?

For more information regarding prerequisite clearances please click here

What do I do if a class I need is closed?

The student can register in another section of the course or the student can try the same section again since MyCompton is a real-time process and classes open and close as students add and drop. Although very few students not on the waitlist are added into classes, a student can also attend the first day of instruction to see if the instructor can give the student an Add Code.

How can I view my class schedule?

The student schedule can be viewed on MyCompton click the "Student Services" tile. Then choose registration and planning and select the term. 

Will I be dropped for non-payment?

Currently, Compton College is not dropping students for non-payment. However, after the "W" date of each term, a fee hold will be placed on students' accounts for non-payment. 

Will my classes be dropped for $.50?

No. However, balances accrue each term and students are required to pay their fees in a timely manner.

What do I do if I am classified as out-of-state and I've been in California all my life?

For more information on Residency please click here.

How do I change my address, Social Security number, or my name?

Address, social security number, and name can be updated in person at the admissions and records office. If you are unable to come in person, please call 310-900-1600 Ext. 2050 or email admissions@compton.edu,

How do I go about requesting transcripts?

For more information regarding requesting transcripts please click here

How do I go about requesting enrollment verification?

An Enrollment Verification Request Form must be completed to request an enrollment verification. For more information regarding enrollment verification please visit our forms page here

Other questions? 

Contact the Admissions & Records Office:
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310-900-1600, Ext. 2050 


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