Student Services

Contact Us:

Dr. Alexis S. Montevirgen

Vice President of Student Services

(510) 748-2205

Toni Cook

Dean of Special Projects
(510) 748-2135

Dr. Amy H. Lee

Dean of Enrollment Services

(510) 748-2288

Dr. Luis Escobar

Director, Student Activities and Campus Life

(510) 748-2280

Marivic Lizardo

Staff Assistant
(510) 748-2205


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 will CLOSE at 3:00 PM on Friday, August 8, 2014


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)

Welcome Center Business hours:

(August 4-December 12)

Monday from 8:00 – 6:30 PM

Tuesday-Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

College of Alameda will be CLOSED on the following:
  • September 1  –  Labor Day
  • November 11 – Veteran’s Day
  • November  28 – Thanksgiving Day
  • November 29 – Day after Thanksgiving


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:


Date Day Description
Aug. 18 Monday Day and Evening Instruction Begins
Aug. 31 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.
Aug. 31 Sunday Last Day to Add Summer Session Classes
Oct. 17 Friday Last day to file petitions for AA or AS degree/certificate
Nov. 15 Saturday 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.
Nov. 15 Saturday Attendance Verification Day – Instructors Verify Enrollment
Dec. 12 Friday Fall semester ends