CaliforniaColleges.edu is a one-stop informational resource for students considering their post-secondary options. All 9th graders will utilize this program through their Career Class and continue to build on it each year with their counselor. 

    Students can create individual profiles on the site, where they can store information relevant to each step in their own personal college and career planning process (which colleges match their criteria, offer the major they are looking for, etc.), as well as portfolio documents like letters of recommendation, resumés, and commendations or awards.

    Tools on this site allow students to: (Don't let the name deceive you, it's not just for California Colleges)

    • Explore potential careers
    • Search for colleges
    • Create a college financing plan
    • Work and extracurricular experiences
    • Launch and track applications to both the California State University and California Community Colleges
    • Students save careers, majors and colleges of interest in their "My Plan" portfolio.

    MVUSD is a partner district with CaliforniaColleges.edu's parent organization - the California College Guidance Initiative. Students in grades 7-12 in partner districts must register their account when accessing CaliforniaColleges.edu for the first time.  By registering the account, students will be able to set up their password and take advantage of the additional services available to students in a partner district.

    To register an account:
    • Click on the LOCK icon in the upper right-hand corner of the homepage.
    • Click on Register Account.
    • Complete registration.
    • Create a password.

    Students will need to provide the following information:

    • Name of the district (Murrieta Valley Unified)
    • Name of school
    • Student ID #
    • First and last name
    • Date of birth
    • District email address
    Parents can also create an account that is linked to their child's account to view their college and career planning progress.
    Click on "Parents" on the CaliforniaColleges.edu​ website for more information.
California College Guidance Activities
Last Modified on March 8, 2022