Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) related to the admissions process.
Students may request their Spartan Pass ID Card in-person or online. Click here to learn more about the process.
Our SURF enrollment system always enforces all prerequisites. If you have taken the prerequisite at a school other than MiraCosta College you can ask for your prerequisite to be cleared by submitting our Prerequisite/Priority Registration form and attaching the transcripts to the form (unofficial transcripts are fine). Clearing your prerequisite takes up to 5 business days so please plan ahead!
- Once the instructor opens the Canvas class.
Once a student enrolls in a class, the process to assign a course in Canvas to a student runs every 2 hours between 7:23am to 7:23pm Monday to Saturday. The integration does not run on Sundays. If you confirm it has been longer than 2 hours, the student can contact the Student Help Desk for assistance.
Students can pay for a parking pass on SURF or in-person at the Cashier's office at
the Oceanside, San Elijo, and Community Learning Center Campus.
Parking permits can be picked up at the Cahier's office at the Oceanside, San Elijo, and Community Learning Center CampusOcea or at the campus police office at the Oceanside Campus.
For more information on parking, click here.
Instructor Consent means a permission code is required to enroll in the course.
A permission code is required to add a course once it is filled or if the class has started.
Students can email the professor to request a permission code.
Click here for a tutorial on how to use a permission number.
You are allowed to take most classes only once, however, there are some instances where you can repeat a course:
- If you earn a grade of F, D, or NP you are allowed to repeat the course.
- The Maximum number of times (including W grades) you may take a course is 3.
- Once you earn a C or better in the course you are not permitted to take it again.
- If the course is designated as repeatable you may be able to take the course again.