Outreach

Who We Are

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.

Elise Bryant
Peer Outreach Adviser
Landen Manuel
Peer Outreach Adviser
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

 

Our Services

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.

In light of the “shelter in place” directive issued earlier this week by Alameda County, all classes at PCCD are cancelled from March 23, 2020 – April 6, 2020. Services for students will be available following Spring Break, beginning on March 23 through the April 6 campus closure period but are offered online.

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.

FAQs

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).

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.

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.

In light of the “shelter in place” directive issued earlier this week by Alameda County, all classes at PCCD are cancelled from March 23, 2020-April 6, 2020.  Services for students will be available following Spring break, beginning on March 23 through the April 6 campus closure period 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.

In the meantime, please encourage your students to complete a College of Alameda application on their own.

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.

For reference please look over the Mobile CoA Student checklist.

For any questions/concerns during this time please e-mail Natalie Rodriguez at nrodriguez@peralta.edu

Outreach Hours

In light of the “shelter in place” directive issued earlier this week by Alameda County, all classes at PCCD are cancelled from March 23, 2020 – April 6, 2020. Services for students will be available following Spring Break, beginning on March 23 through the April 6 campus closure period but are offered online.

Outreach services are available upon request (and considering staff availability) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.