The mission of the Student Services Division is to establish and maintain an environment that fosters the intellectual and personal development of students. The Student Services division provides a network of academic support services for all students that facilitate the institution’s progress to ensure access, excellence and success to those students who can benefit from instruction at the post secondary level.
|COA Welcome Center Business Hours||
|The College of Alameda’s Welcome Center is located on the first floor of the A Building and includes the following departments: Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Counseling, EOPS, and Student Services Administration.|
Fall 2016 : Semester Dates August 22 – December 16, 2016
Business Hours (1st two weeks of instruction)
(Welcome Center, Veteran Center, Counseling, Admission and Records, Financial Aid & DSPS offices are open during this time)
Monday – Thursday, 8am – 7:00pm; Friday 8:00-4:30 pm
Additional Extended Hours (Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Welcome Center and Counseling) will be open on the following days:
Saturday, August 13 and 20, 2016 from 9am – 2pm
REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS (AFTER PEAK ENROLLMENT)
Monday from 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Tuesday – Friday from 8:00-4:30 PM
NOTE: Counseling may stop accepting students 1 hour before the Welcome Center closes.
College of Alameda will be CLOSED on the following:
Not all services are available within these hours. Please call ahead. For further information, please call the Welcome Center Information line at (510) 748-2184.
Important Dates to Remember:
|August 22||Monday||Fall Semester Begins|
|September 4||Sunday||Last Day to Drop Regular Session Classes and Receive A Refund Note: Short-term and open-entry classes must be dropped within 10% of the first class meeting to receive a refund.|
|September 4||Sunday||Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes|
|October 21||Friday||Last Day to File Petitions for AA/AS Degree/Certificate|
|November 18||Friday||Last day to Withdraw from Regular Session Classes and Receive a “W”. All outstanding fees are due even if classes are dropped on this day.|
|November 18||Friday||Attendance Verification Day – Instructors Verify Enrollment|
|December 16||Friday||Fall Semester Ends|