Fall Classes Begin Monday, Sept. 25
Classes are being held on campus and online. Student services are also available in person and online. Check the Quarter Guide and How to Reach Student Services for the latest updates, contact information and hours.
- If you are planning to add a class, you should email the instructor to request an Add Code or, if the class is taught in person, you can ask the instructor for an Add Code at the first class meeting. See below for more about adding classes.
- Check the class listings and click on the course titles to read the footnotes for each class you are taking – or any class you are considering – to learn whether the class will have regularly scheduled meeting times and whether it will be taught on campus or online – or as a hybrid class that includes both on-campus and online instruction.
- Review the Academic Calendar for important dates and deadlines.
- Student parking fees are waived for the 2023-24 academic year!
- Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is NOT required for classes this fall. Face masks are still recommended and may be required in some classrooms or offices on campus.
Monday, Sept. 25, is also Yom Kippur. You will not be dropped from a class for not attending that day in observance of the holiday. Please email your instructors if this applies to you.
Find more information below, including
- Zoom Spaces on Campus
- How to Add a Class
- Getting Books and Materials
- Online Assistance and Tech Support
- Parking fees and information
- Food Court hours
- More Resources – Basic needs, psychological services, keeping track of your progress, and more!
- Financial Aid – Help Paying for College
If you're thinking about adding a class, we've made it easier to take classes both online and on campus – with new designated spaces for logging in to Zoom on campus. You'll find power and Wi-Fi in these locations:
- Campus Center
- Advanced Technology Center
- Media and Learning Center
Additional spaces will be added soon. You'll find the locations on the Zoom Spaces Map.
You can find open classes in MyPortal by using the Open Classes Finder in the Student Registration app.
To Add Classes Before Monday, Sept. 25
- Follow the Steps to Register
To Add Classes After the Quarter Begins
- Email the instructor to request an Add Code if space is available; or if the class is taught in person, you can ask the instructor for an Add Code at the first class meeting.
- Either way, you should plan to attend the first class meeting so you don't miss any instruction.
- Wait for the first day of the class to use the Add Code in MyPortal. (You won't be able to add the class until the first day it is scheduled to meet.)
- Log in to myportal.fhda.edu – on the first day that the class is scheduled to meet
- Open the Apps page and click on "Student Registration," then look under "Registration Tools" and select "Add or Drop Classes"
- Select the current term and campus, then click "Submit"
- Enter the 5-digit CRN for the class. (Don't use the Add Code yet.)
- Click on "Submit Changes" and a screen to enter the Add Code will pop up
- Follow the prompts from there
Payment is due in full at the time of registration and when adding subsequent classes. If you have a balance due you can pay online with a credit card or sign up for an interest-free installment plan.
- Registration holds will be placed on delinquent accounts.
You can order books, materials and computers from the Bookstore's new online store at deanzastore.com.
- Search the Bookstore site for course materials by class, or enter your CWID to see a list of your courses and required materials.
- You'll also find a Follett Bookstore tile in the Apps section of MyPortal that will take you to a personalized page, where you can review and purchase all course materials for your classes.
- During the checkout process, you can select “Financial Aid/Scholarship” as your payment method if you have an award that provides funds for these purchases. Follow the instructions to enter your CWID and select the available aid that you want to use.
- Use other awards FIRST, if available, BEFORE using these three in the order listed here: "California Promise," then "New Promise" – and always use Pell Grant funds LAST.
For more information, visit the Bookstore FAQs webpage.
We’ve made it easy to find answers and assistance!
- Click the "Ask Us" button on the college website to reach Chat Cat – for quick answers to frequently asked questions.
- Check the Video Help Series at deanza.edu/vhs-guide for quick video tutorials on applying for financial aid, completing assessment or other tasks.
- Visit the Student Resource Hub for Online Learning for tips on using Canvas, Zoom and other tools.
- Need tech support? Now there's a central place to find information about student email accounts, campus Wi-Fi and Zoom spaces, where to borrow a computer and how to get help with other technology questions! Visit deanza.edu/students/tech-support.
Campus Parking Fees Waived
Under a temporary policy, students can park free on campus during the 2023-24 academic year, without purchasing a parking permit.
Students should continue to park only in spaces designated for students.
Visit the Parking Information website to learn more.
The Food Court in the Campus Center will be open for you to purchase hot and cold drinks, snacks and meals:
- Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Closed on Fridays
Visit deanza.edu/dining for menus and more information
You'll find more information and useful links on the Student Information and Student Services webpages. Learn how to contact campus offices and programs by visiting the How to Reach Student Services page.
- If you need assistance with food, housing or other basic needs, you're not alone. Visit the Student Resources webpage to learn about resources available to you.
Feeling Stressed or Overwhelmed?
- TimelyCare provides free mental health care and other resources for De Anza students. You can speak with a mental health professional – online, any time!
- Visit deanza.edu/resources/timely to learn more.
How to Get – and Keep – Priority Enrollment
- Priority enrollment helps you get your best registration date each quarter. See the complete list of requirements to qualify for priority enrollment.
Keep Track of Your Progress
- Degree Works is designed to help you understand and meet the requirements for your major, degree or certificate, and create an educational plan.
- The program also helps track your courses, progress, grades, credits and GPA, and identify what you still need to take.
- Check out Degree Works in MyPortal
Save Money on Books
- Save on books and materials by looking for the green "Zero-Cost" and "Low-Cost" symbols when you search the course listings.
- Learn more at deanza.edu/save-on-books
- De Anza College occasionally sends text messages to remind students about important deadlines or events. We won't try to sell you products or give your number to anyone other than a college representative for official purposes. You can opt out of receiving texts any time.