2021 College Admissions Information

Transcript Requests

Need to send your high school transcript to a college?
  • Class of 2020:
    • For copies of your transcript for you or to be sent to a college, contact Mrs. Diaz at kdiaz@helixcharter.net and make a request via email.

  • Class of 2021:
    • Make sure the college is actually asking for it now
      • UC and CSU schools do NOT want them now.
    • Make sure the college is on your Colleges Applying to list
      • Click on "+ Request Transcripts"
        • If request is to be sent before January, choose Initial
        • If request is to be sent after Fall grades have posted, January - May, Choose Mid-Year
        • Do NOT use this system for Final Transcripts. (We will review that process closer to graduation.

Need to send your Grossmont/Cuyamaca transcript to a college?
  • Go to this site and follow the instructions.

UPDATE Naviance
As you get your admission results from colleges, PLEASE update them in Naviance. It is important during this time that the college center has this information to best support you. Next to each campus, click "edit" on the popup page, be sure it is marked that you submitted an application AND record the result of your application from the result pull down menu. Then click UPDATE.

***Remember all colleges, Military Branches and work should be on the list if you are considering options.

When you have decided what you are going to do next fall, you should update the bottom of the page..."College I'm Attending" you will have a pull down menu of the schools listed above that you have been accepted to.

Grossmont/Cuyamaca College Promise Requirements:

If you have not completed all the steps to be granted the California Promise at Grossmont or Cuyamaca College, NOW is the time. In order to receive the FREE Tuition Program, all steps must be completed as soon as possible.

Step-By-Step Slide Show on what to do

New Student Check List
How to submit an application video:

three different ways how youcan get the advising done through counseling services:


1)     Ask A Counselor

2)     E-Advising

3)     Virtual Appointment with a counselor

Go to the Grossmont counseling website for your reference. 

Virtual College Events


FREE Registration for any or all fairs: click here

WACAC Sponsored

Virtual College Fairs

For all students throughout California & Nevada

More information to come:


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

5:00 - 7:45 PM Pacific Time

(Pre-session workshops begin at 4:00 PM)

Sunday, March 14, 2021

1:00 - 3:45 PM Pacific Time

(Pre-session workshops begin at 12:00 PM)

Monday, April 19, 2021

5:00 - 7:45 PM Pacific Time

(Pre-session workshops begin at 4:00 PM)

 Check Your portals and admissions pages for more information

Advise for making a College Decision

Financial Aid Information

Navigating Financial Aid Once You’re Accepted (Part 1)This first guide will walk you through how to understand your financial aid award letter.

How to Write a Great Financial Aid Appeal Letter (Part 2): If the financial aid award you received from college is making it tough to attend, it might be worth appealing it. Here's a more detailed step-by-step guide to writing a great financial aid appeal letter.