Welcome to Online Fall!


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 Fall Classes Begin Sept. 21

  • Most classes will be online; check the class schedule for details
  • Campus will be closed, with a few exceptions
  • Bookmark this webpage and check back regularly for important updates
  • Find instructions for adding classes and other tips on our New Quarter Welcome webpage

What's On This Webpage?

Welcome Events Planned for Sept. 21-Oct 2

Be sure to check out the welcome events planned by the Office of College Life – including games, mixers, info sessions and videos with helpful tips for navigating academic life online!


Latest Updates

NEW: Winter Classes Mostly Online

Winter classes will be mostly online, to ensure that De Anza can continue to comply with any county and state health directives that may be in place.

Watch this webpage for any updates.

Check Your Class Schedule

Be sure to check the class schedule and footnotes for details on each of your online classes – including whether they have regularly scheduled meeting times; some scheduled meetings; or no regularly scheduled meetings, with students completing coursework on their own time, within assigned deadlines.

How to Add a Class

The deadline to add classes is Saturday, Oct. 3. 

Here's how to find an open class

  1. Log in to myportal.fhda.edu
  2. Open the Apps page and click on "Student Registration"
  3. Use the "Open Class Finder" to select your search criteria

How to add a class before Sept. 21

How to add a class from Sept. 21-Oct. 3

  1. Email the instructor to get an Add Code if space is available
  2. Log in to myportal.fhda.edu – on the first day that the class is scheduled to meet.
    Note: You won't be able to add the class until that date.
  3. Open the Apps page and click on "Student Registration," then look under "Registration Tools" and select "Add or Drop Classes"
  4. Select the current term and campus, then click "Submit"
  5. Enter the 5-digit CRN for the class. (Don't use the Add Code yet.)
  6. Click on "Submit Changes" and a screen to enter the Add Code will pop up
  7. Follow the prompts from there

For detailed instructions, visit the Add and Drop webpage. Check the Schedule of Classes to find classes with open seats. You can also view this information in MyPortal by using the Open Classes Finder in the Student Registration app.

Remember: If you decide to drop a class, you must complete the steps to drop on MyPortal, to avoid owing fees or receiving an undesirable grade.


Resources for Online Learning


Student Services and Support

Welcome Events Planned for Sept. 21-Oct 2

Be sure to check out the welcome events planned by the Office of College Life – including games, mixers, info sessions and videos with helpful tips for navigating academic life online!

 
  • Computers and Tech Products

  • Food and Financial Assistance

  • Health Services

  • Internet Access

  • Tutoring/Student Success Center

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More Resources for a "Stay-at-Home" World


More News and Announcements

  • Planetarium: While the college has canceled or postponed most on-campus events, the De Anza Planetarium is hosting virtual field trips.


Messages to the De Anza Community

From De Anza College to All Students

From the President's Office to Faculty and Staff 

From Chancellor Miner to Foothill-De Anza District Employees

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