Students at Cuesta College started their Fall Semester courses on Monday.
The college says there are nearly 8,800 students enrolled this semester, a decline from Fall 2018, which started a week later. However, there is still time for students to sign up for short-term classes that start in October.
There are 1,261 Promise Scholarship students enrolled this fall, an increase of 36 percent over last year. Promise Scholarship students are recent San Luis Obispo County high school graduates who are receiving two years of fee-free education at Cuesta.
New classes being offered this fall include Introduction to Hospitality and Introduction to Queer Studies.
Fall Semester ends December 13.
Cuesta College has campuses in San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles and also offers classes in Arroyo Grande and online.