Note: Dates, times & other information may change due to unforeseen circumstances. 

It is YOUR responsibility to check the website on a regular basis for any updates.

Applications for Spring 2023 will be accepted on:  Coming Soon
Location Date Time

Merced College Campus -


Los Banos Campus -     
Additional dates may be posted if spots in the class are still available.

Follow the steps below to learn what is needed in order to apply. 

Applications will be accepted on a first‐come, first‐served basis. ALL of the items listed on the Check-Off sheet must be IN HAND and COMPLETE at the time you apply. Failure to do so will result in your application not being accepted.

IMPORTANT: Currently, this course requires COVID vaccination. Weekly testing,  N‐95 masks, and face shields may also be required. Failure to be in compliance means you will not be able to attend clinical that week (impacting your ability to pass the course).



Summer: Students will be fingerprinted on the same day as submitting an application.

Spring/Fall: Students will be fingerprinted on the first day of class.

Bring ONE of the following: Current California or Out of State ID or Passport or Alien Registration Card. You must have proper identification to be fingerprinted. Failure to be fingerprinted will result in you being dropped from the class – No exceptions.



Step 1:

Print the Nurse Assistant Program Student Handbook.   (You will need this handbook for the mandatory orientation and the first day of class).  Entire handbook must be printed single-sided.


Step 2:

Watch the MANDATORY orientation video:

The orientation is required for all perspective students. The orientation will provide the information needed to successfully complete the requirements & paperwork.

Make sure you watch the entire video.

Note: High School students will need to submit a k-12 form to register for the course IF your application is accepted. Please talk with your high school counselor for more information.

If you are experiencing issues with the video pausing or skipping, please pause the video for a few minutes and allow it some time to load. If you are unable to open the video, try using a different browser (such as Firefox or Chrome). For technical support, you can contact the Student Help Desk.


Step 3:

Review the Admissions Procedures Guide/Program Cost sheet.


Step 4:

Submit your complete application on the date and time posted on the website above. We will ONLY accept applications during this timeframe.