Helpful Links


Public Transportation
Santa Clarita Transit Link
TAP Card
To qualify for a College/Vocational discount, you must complete the College/Vocational TAP ID application available at select schools, Metro or participating Municipal Customer Center locations or online. Submit the completed application at any Metro or participating Municipal Customer Center location or mail it to the TAP Reduced Fare Office, One Gateway Plaza, MS 99-PL-4, Los Angeles, CA, 90012-2952. Get an application online: English |Spanish
Undergraduate and graduate students must provide proof of enrollment in an accredited school in Los Angeles County for aminimum of 12 units or 12 hours of in-classroom study per week for a minimum of 3 consecutive months. If you are enrolled in a summer program that meets for less than 3 months and/or 1 units, you can still qualify only if you met the eligibility requirements in the preceding spring term.
Public Transportation in LA

DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles)-Driver License & Identification Card
Driver License 
Vehicle Registration 
Buying or Selling a Vehicle (Changing Vehicle Ownership) 
Local DMV Office in Santa Clarita
Online Service
Exception to the SSN requirement
If you are legally present in the US, but ineligible for an SSN, you are exempt from SSN requirements. However, you must still provide an acceptable birth date/legal presence document for any DL/ID card application OR provide a valid SSN.
Driver's License Application Process 
Kelley Blue Book-Value of used cars
Auto Insurance and other information
Maps & Driving Directions 

Live Traffic Report

Traffic Information
Experience LA-Cultural Calendar & Trip Planner
Frommer's Travel Guide
Traveling Outside the US
Secondary Inspection 
Santa Clarita Valley
The City of Santa Clarita Homepage
Online City Guide for Santa Clarita
Volunteer Opportunities through the City of Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita Talk
Santa Clarita Hotel, Restaurant Links

Yellow Pages (Find Businesses&Services)
25 Score Discount (Find where to use your card for discounts)
International Phone Calls
International Students, Inc.
Volunteer Opportunities

U.S. Government Website
International Students And Social Security
Social Security Numbers For Non-citizens
Internal Revenue Service-Tax
Articulation agreement between California Community Colleges and the UC/CSU
USC's current articulation agreements with California Community Colleges
California State University Website
University of California Website
Private Universities in California
Loans for International Students
Credentials Evaluation Service
Foreign Transcript Evaluation Agencies
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Textbooks-Buy, Rent and Sell

COC library- Check out textbooks for 3 hours at a time.

COC Bookstore  Textbooks and COC clothing may be purchased 24 hours a day at the bookstore Website. Customers can request that orders be picked up at either campus bookstore location or shipped for their convenience.

Travel to and from the U.S.
U.S. Government Websites
U.S. Department of State-Bureau of Consular Affairs

Transportation, Taxi Service, Limousine, Train and Airport service

PRIME TIME Shuttle (800) RED-VANS (733-8267) or (310) 342-7200
Super Shuttle: (800) BLUE VAN (258-3826)
Antelope Valley Airport Express (800) 251-2529
departs from Lancaster, Palmdale and Santa Clarita seven times a day
Commuter Express Service (Busses to outside Santa Clarita)
Websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions
SEVIS I-901 Fee Payment
SEVIS I-901 Fee Frequently Asked Questions
Change of Status
Maintaining your F-1 Status
Finding the Status of Your Case
Processing Dates for Applications and Petitions
Foreign Consular Offices in the United States