About CaliforniaColleges.edu

CaliforniaColleges.edu is the State of California’s official college and career planning platform. It is a one-stop shop for all the tools students need to set goals for life after high school and make plans to achieve them. The platform also serves as a crucial component of the state’s new Cradle-to-Career (C2C) Data System tools for students and parents.

Governor Gavin Newsom

“All California students deserve the opportunity to earn a college degree and pursue the career of their dreams. CaliforniaColleges.edu makes it possible for students to plan their career, apply to college, and get financial aid ― for free ― all on one website.”

Gavin Newsom, Governor of California

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Heard about CaliforniaColleges.edu but not sure what it is or where to start? Check out the following articles to learn more about the free tools available to California students, parents, and educators.

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Get Started

Whether you’re a student planning for life after high school, a parent helping your child pursue higher education, or an educator who wants to better support your students on their  journey,  CaliforniaColleges.edu is your one-stop shop for tools that can help you achieve your goals. Check out these resources to start exploring the tools on CaliforniaColleges.edu!

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Use our District Lookup Tool to learn about next steps you can take to get an account

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Learn more about partnership and how bring CaliforniaColleges.edu to your district

Check out the Resource Hub for tutorials that can help you learn how to use the platform