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We welcome you to the Peralta Colleges. We are working to make your experience at our four colleges as rewarding and memorable as possible.

The Peralta Community College District is a collaborative of colleges advancing social and economic transformation for students and the community through quality education, rooted in equity, social justice, environmental sustainability, and partnerships.

Please contact colleges directly for the following inquiries

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California Residency

Residency Questionnaire should be submitted to the college Admissions & Records Specialist:

Clearing Prerequisites

To clear a class prerequisite, contact the college's Counseling Department for assistance. If the prerequisite was taken at another institution, please provide a copy of the school transcript (an unofficial transcript will work to clear a prerequisite):

Berkeley City College

College of Alameda

Laney College

Merritt College

Fees and Payment

Contact the college Cashier's Office:

  • Berkeley City College – (510) 981-2842
  • College of Alameda – (510) 748-2224
  • Laney College – (510) 464-3130
  • Merritt College – (510) 436-2402
Financial Aid Information
  • Berkeley City College – (510) 981-2941
  • College of Alameda – (510) 748-2391
  • Laney College – (510) 464-3418
  • Merritt College – (510) 436-2465
High School/Concurrent Enrollment, Personal Information Updates (Name, DOB, SSN), and Campus Solutions Password Reset

Contact or visit the college Admissions & Records Office: