Senior Onboarding and Registration - SOAR

If you missed SOAR Early Registration Day on April 20th, no worries. You can still receive assistance and register for Summer/Fall 2024 classes. Follow the New Student SOAR steps below to get ready to register for classes.

New student drop-in assistance is available every Wednesday from 4:30 to 6PM in the assessment center, Building 700, Room 714A.

For assistance with any of the steps, connect with a Peer Guide.

Contact Us

Building & room Building 700, Room 714A

Contact a peer guide for assistance with SOAR Steps:

Monday: 9am-5pm

Location: Downstairs in Building 700

Phone 510. 723.7686

Contact the SOAR team
Phone 510.723.6722



Steps to be eligible for SOAR Early Registration Day on April 20th, 2024:


Apply online to Chabot College

IMPORTANT Be sure to do the following:

  • Please use your personal email address not your high school email
  • If you are undecided about taking summer courses, complete the Summer Application, which will allow you to register for Summer and/or Fall. If you complete the Fall application and later decide to take Summer courses, you will need to complete a new Summer application
  • Under the “Education" section:
    • Please choose the option “received high school diploma” and enter your future date of graduation
  • Under the "Supplemental Questions" section:
    • “Are you currently a high school senior?” answer YES
    • Be sure to indicate which special programs/learning communities are of interest
  • Take a look at our Learning & Career Pathways to explore majors and programs available at Chabot College

The 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is now available. 2024-25 FAFSA/Dream Act Priority Deadline: Mark your calendar for May 2, 2024. Follow the Financial Aid Steps for links to the FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application and important information on how to apply.

Visit the Financial Aid website for information, assistance and to find your financial aid advisor.

The Chabot College Promise (free tuition for first year) requires the FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application and is available to students regardless of income!

Financial Aid application assistance hours. 

Class-Web is the student portal where students can access their grades and transcripts, register for classes, check financial aid status, and many other services. 

Set up your Class-Web accountWatch this video on how to log into CLASS-Web

Your user ID is your W# (include the W)

  • To find your W#, check your email for a message from the Admissions Office.

It starts with a W and has eight numbers following (example: W12345678)

If you have not received a W#, you can also use your social security number or CCC ID number to log into Class-Web.


Your default PIN will be your 6-digit birthday, mmddyy
Example PIN: 012292.
You will change your PIN after your first login 

Keep your W# and PIN in your phone or in a safe place.

Log-in to your Zonemail account

Zonemail is your student email. It is important to check your Zonemail regularly as all official Chabot communication comes to this email (i.e. financial aid info)

Visit the Zonemail website for additional info and assistance.

See a Video on How to Set up your Zonemail account

Login to Zonemail

Activate MyPortal
MyPortal will soon replace Class-Web. It is important to check your Zonemail for activation instructions.

Orientation helps you learn about our campus programs and resources.  It is also one of the core services for priority registration. Complete your online orientation. 

The orientation is fully online and takes about 45 minutes to complete. Have your W# ready to receive credit for completing the online orientation. 

All students have the right to register for transfer-level English and Math classes and are encouraged to do so in their first semester of college.  Learn more about English & Math course sequences at Chabot.

To get started, log on to your Class-Web account (instructions). Under the Student Services tab select "English Course Selection" and "Math Course Selection." 

Watch this video on how to log into CLASS-Web

Don't hesitate to contact the Assessment Center at if you need assistance.

Option 6A: Apply to a Learning Community

Learning Communities are academic success programs designed to support students by providing the 3 C’s (Counseling, Classes, and Community). Space is limited.

Change It Now (CIN): Centered for all students interested in multi-cultural literature, leadership, and social justice.
MOVEMENT: Centered around Asian American history, literature, and culture.
Nesians Unite: Centered around Pacific Islander history, literature, and culture.
Puente: Centered around Chicano and Latinx history, literature, and culture.
Umoja: Centered around African American/Black history, literature, and culture.
FYE: Centered around academic and career interests.
RISE: Centered around students who have been incarcerated or justice impacted.

Registration open for all new students starting 4/26. We recommend you complete your Online Orientation, English & Math Self Guided Placement, and First Semester Planning Session, before registering.
Follow the steps to register when you know what classes to take. If you need support, reach out to Peer Guides. Information is on our menu above. 


To-do List before Starting Summer/Fall 2024 classes

Submit additional required forms to the Financial Aid Office during the summer.

See How to Check your Financial Aid Requirements.

If you are a current high school senior who has an IEP or 504 plan and wants accommodations/support from the Accessibility Center for Education (ACE) and become a Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) student.

Submit paperwork and set an appointment with a DSPS counselor. 

Visit the DSPS contact webpage for contact info and hours.

Eligible students can receive free money for college, books, and transportation.

Special Programs provide students with additional resources to be successful. Learn more about Special Programs at Chabot.

Summer Bridge is a tuition-free, three-week program that welcomes all in-coming, first-year students entering Chabot College. Visit the Summer Bridge Program website and fill out the 2024 Interest Form now. 

Chabot’s goal is to cultivate a campus culture that empowers students and others to take a stand against any type of harm. Complete the Title IX - Sexual Assault & Violence Prevention training to.

Now that you have applied and registered for your classes, there are a few more steps to ensure you start the semester right!