Student Services

EOPS, CARE, NextUP & CalWORKs Programs and Services

The EOPS, CARE, NextUP and CalWORKs programs serve as critical social justice and social change catalysts. These programs fostering access, equity, and success for our diverse community of students. Questions about your Zoom Counseling Appointment? Please use this Student Guide: https://alameda.peralta.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Student-Guide-Zoom-Counseling-Appointment.pdf  

Dual Enrollment

The College of Alameda dual enrollment  program consists of college classes offered at local Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), Alameda Unified School District (AUSD), and charter high school sites. We believe that participating in this program will ease the transition from high school to college and encourage students to keep …

Adult Education Transition Program

The Adult Transitions Program is a consortium of Community Colleges and Adult Schools in collaboration with Community Based Organizations to enable adults (18+) to advance education, obtain employment, and improve wages through a comprehensive California partnership. We are working together to help adults achieve any or all of the following …

Welcome Center

If you need help becoming a College of Alameda student, visit the Welcome Center! The Welcome Center is conveniently located next to key services including Admissions & Records, Financial Aid, Counseling, Transfer Center , EOPS/CARE/NextUP & CalWORKs, and more. You can use the Welcome Center computers to apply to college, register …

Athletics

College of Alameda is one of the 114 California Community colleges in California. It is a member of the Bay Valley Conference, which has a total of 9 member schools. The Intercollegiate Athletic Programs are governed by rules and guidelines set forth by the California Community Colleges Athletic Association and …

Articulation

Articulation is the process that connects two educational institutions in order to help students make a smooth transition from the community college to the college or university without having to complete duplicate coursework. During this process, courses at the community college are identified as being comparable to those in lower …

California Dream Act & AB 540

This site provides detailed information for students and College of Alameda faculty & staff about AB 540, the California Dream Act and links for undocumented students who may be interested in applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Learning Resources Center (LRC)

Our mission is to provide centralized access to programs and services that are designed to assist students in succeeding in their academic endeavors, including the development of learning skills and attitudes for effective performance in the college environment as well as the enhancement of thinking abilities and knowledge base to provide instructional …

Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA)

MESA is a peer and professional support community whose aim is to increase access and opportunities of success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)-related fields for first-generation, low-income, and under-represented college students.  MESA provides resources for students to develop essential academic and leadership skills to achieve success in school, career, …

DSPS – Programs & Services for Students with Disabilities

DSPS provides services designed to meet the unique educational needs of enrolled CoA students with documented disabilities.  Our professional staff works with each student to provide accommodations that ensure equal access to all academic programs, and to promote students’ independence so they may realize their academic potential and reach their …