Applying to Gateway

Recruitment takes place from March through May for the Fall semester (beginning each August). Recruitment also takes place from October through December for the Spring semester (beginning each January). For more information, please contact us at 510.215.3835.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Step One: Attend an Information Session

The information session is the first step in deciding whether Gateway is right for you. During these sessions, you learn more about the program, how it works, who qualifies, what you can expect, and what Gateway expects of you.

For more information, call 510.215.3835

Information Session Schedule

Step Two: Complete Gateway to College and Contra Costa College Online

You must complete both of the above applications. If you have questions about either application, please contact Gateway program staff at 510.215.3835.

Step Three: Participate in an Interview Session

Once you have completed the first two application steps, an interview will be scheduled with you.

Interviews will take place at Contra Costa College, 2600 Mission Bell Drive, San Pablo, California. Arrive early, dress appropriately, and be prepared to explain why Gateway to College is the best fit for your educational goals.  

For more information on the interview schedule, call 510.215.3835.