Online Education

Online Education Center

Course Information

De Anza College operates on a quarter system with twelve-week sessions beginning in late September and early January, April and June. Application to the College and online registration is available by going to the De Anza College web site.

Students register for online classes using the same process as students in on-campus academic courses. Online classes are equivalent to regular on-campus classes in credits, transfer, and eligibility for financial aid.

Schedule of Classes
Check the schedule of classes to find out critical information about your course.

Course Syllabi and Instructor Web Sites
Many instructors have online syllabi, or web sites with information specific to individual courses.

Technology and Media used in De Anza online courses

Online Orientations
For many courses online or on-campus orientations are required. Refer to De Anza Schedule of Classes course footnotes to see if a particular class has a required on-campus or online orientation. Information on orientation dates, times, places and deadlines is provided through the Online Orientation link on Online Education website, as it becomes available usually 2 weeks before the quarter starts. 

Other Useful links:

Other General information:

Adding a Class. Once classes begin you will need to obtain an Add code from the course instructors.  Use the contact information found in the syllabus to communicate with the instructor in order to request an Add Code.  If the instructor decides to add you into their class, immediately register for the class so you will be able to proceed with the class work required.

Wait-listed Students. Students will need to contact the instructor for an Add Code.

Online Education
Building: MLC 210

Phone: 408.864.8969
M-Th: 9:00a-5:00p
F: 9:00a-4:00p


Last Updated: 2/26/16