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Prerequisite Clearance Information


Prerequisites ARE NOT cleared automatically
(unless taken at Grossmont or Cuyamaca College)


Prerequisite clearance requests should be requested two weeks prior to your registration date.


Requests to clear any prerequisite MUST be initiated by the student and include the following:

  • Student Name

  • Student ID Number (Social Security numbers are not accepted)

  • Course(s) you wish to be cleared for

  • Documentation (acceptable forms of documentation are transcripts, grade reports, and AP/IB test scores)
    Whether or not your transcripts are on file, you will need to provide documentation

*Failure to provide all of the information above will result in your request being denied*


Required prerequisites are posted in the college catalog, available on the web.

Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.


To clear ARBC, CHIN, FREN, GERM, ITAL, JAPN, RUSS, SPAN 121, 196ABCD, 220, 221, 250, 251



  • If you do not have documentation (transcripts, grade report, AP/IB test scores), please contact the Assessment Center for an Exam:

    • (619) 644-7200, Building 10
         Note: Assessment Exams will be available starting June/July 2012

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