Outreach

Who We Are

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Our Outreach & Retention Staff Members welcome new and potential students to campus, provide printed information, enrollment support, and can often be found on-site at local high schools and community-based organizations throughout Oakland and Alameda.

Meet our team of Peer Outreach Advisers! We are students from diverse backgrounds who use our experience to help you apply, enroll, and persist.

 

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Department Contact:

Natalie Rodriguez, Outreach & Retention Specialist
L Building, 2nd Floor, Room L235
College of Alameda
555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway, Alameda, California 94501
(510) 748-5223
nrodriguez@peralta.edu

 

Information

In light of the “shelter in place” directive issued by Alameda County, all classes at PCCD have been moved online.  Services for students are available but are offered online.

Due to the current closure of College of Alameda and many of our partner schools/ organizations, we will be putting Mobile CoA on pause until further notice.

Important reminders regarding registration and enrollment:

1)      Students should make sure to complete a College of Alameda application or ensure that their accounts are up to date. www.alameda.peralta.edu/apply

a.       For non-OUSD students only– dual/concurrent enrollment students, applications need to be up to date. (OUSD dual/ concurrent enrollment student accounts have been updated). Please follow this guide for Account Reset or Recovery.

b.       Students with holds on their accounts or a duplicate accounts for any reason – Contact Marcean Bryant at mbryant@peralta.edu with the email subject: Mobile COA Student.  Include full name, PCCD ID number OR month/ day of birth.

c.       If this is the first time that the student will be completing an application, remember that there are two steps to doing so.

  1. First, the student must create an OpenCCC account
  2. Second, the student will need to complete the college of Alameda application.
  3. This worksheet will allow students to track their passwords, recovery questions, and Student ID all in one place.
  4. Students who may need assistance with selecting a Financial Aid eligible major can use this list as a guide.

For reference please look over the Mobile CoA Student checklist.

2)      The online ORIENTATION is NO LONGER a requirement for enrollment

3)      Placement (Assessment) – Non-ESOL students will be placed in Math and English courses during their counseling session.

4)      COUNSELING – Students who have completed a Peralta application and have obtained a student ID can now set-up an online counseling appointment here. A PCCD ID is required in order to schedule a counseling appointment.

Once students are ready to access their student Passport they can use this helpful guide to navigate the platform.

For any questions/concerns during this time please register here for additional assistance.

How to Complete the High School Special Enrollment Form

Once the High School Special Enrollment Form is complete the student should e-mail it to the Admissions and Records Department at COAadmissions@peralta.edu.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the College of Alameda campus is currently closed. Campus tours are not currently available.

Campus Tours are available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Requests that are made with less than two weeks’ notice cannot be accommodated.

Campus tour groups are limited to 35 visitors at a time. If at any point your group number exceeds this many people, we reserve the right to cancel. Please let us know as soon as possible if there is a change to the number of visitors in your group. We refuse the right to cancel up to and including arrival.

General Campus Tours Include:

  • Student Services
  • Library
  • Tutoring

Career Education Program Tours are available upon request.

Please Note: Campus tours are not available during the Mobile CoA period (03/23/2020 – 05/08/2020) or during finals week (05/18/2020).

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the College of Alameda campus is currently closed. DSPS Campus tours are not currently available.

Special tours for students with disabilities will generally take place on the Last Friday of every month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. If your group will need special accommodations please submit your request two weeks in advanced.

Campus tour groups are limited to 35 visitors at a time. If at any point your group number exceeds this many people, we reserve the right to cancel. Please let us know as soon as possible if there is a change to the number of visitors in your group. We refuse the right to cancel up to and including arrival.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the College of Alameda campus is currently closed. Apparel Design and Merchandising (ADAM) tours are not currently available.

The Apparel Design and Merchandising (ADAM) Program offers fundamental and advanced training in fashion design and production.

Special tours for students interested in the program will take place on Tuesdays from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tours will be limited to 20 people per tour. Requests that are made with less than two weeks’ notice cannot be accommodated.

Our Services

In light of the “shelter in place” directive issued  by Alameda County, all classes at PCCD are currently taking place online. Services for students will be available but are offered online. The College of Alameda Campus is currently closed.

Book a tour with us, or ask about our workshops and availability to come host application, orientation, and even assessment services on site at your school or community-based organization. We pride ourselves in our wide reach and the strength of our impact.

Before submitting a request for one of our services by clicking on one of the icons below, please read the detailed information concerning each of our services by expanding the tabs below.

Outreach Hours

In light of the “shelter in place” directive issued  by Alameda County, all classes at PCCD are currently taking place online. Services for students will be available but are offered online. The College of Alameda Campus is currently closed

Outreach services are available upon request (and considering staff availability) between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., with direct student assistance available 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.