Local Area High School Students are students who attend high school in San Luis Obispo County.  For all out of area high school students please refer to Online Orientation or myCuesta Orientations.

Local Area High School Students "Getting Started"

  1. Contact your local high school counselor
  2. Fill out a Cuesta College Application
  3. Fill out FAFSA application and PROMISE Scholarship, which is part of the Cuesta College general scholarship application.
  4. Send high school transcripts to Cuesta College Records Office
  5. Find out your Assessment Date from your high school counselor (Assess in March & April)
  6. Complete the Online Orientation (complete by second week in May)
  7. In-person orientation arranged by local high school (last week of May)
  8. Register for Fall courses the end of May