Special Admission Students

IMPORTANT: Students, please make sure to review information regarding COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing requirements for taking on-ground classes this spring by visiting www.mendocino.edu/covid19. Students who do no follow this policy will not be eligible for in-person instruction. For questions, please contact Alyson Bailey, Director of COVID-19 Response by phone (707) 467-1002 or email covid@mendocino.edu.


Mendocino College admits a limited number of high school students concurrently enrolled in the 9th-12th grades who may enroll in up to 11 units per semester. Special admit (dual enrollment) students are exempted from paying the enrollment fee (other fees still apply) and credits earned through these enrollments may be used to fulfill high school in addition to college certificate, transfer, or graduation requirements.

To be admitted, you must complete an Application for Admission as well as a Special Admission Application. The Special Admission Application must be approved by your school principal/designee and parent/guardian. 

The completed Special Admission Application can be submitted to the Office of Admissions & Records by fax (707-468-3430), scanned and emailed (registration@mendocino.edu), or can be mailed to: 1000 Hensley Creek Road, Ukiah, CA 95482  Completed forms can also be submitted to the Coast Center, North County Center, or Lakeport Center.

The Office of Admissions and Records is here to assist you with admission, registration in your classes, and to answer any questions you may have regarding these processes or your college record.

Please do not hesitate to contact us Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm: