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 …

UMOJA Community

The Umoja Community seeks to help students experience themselves as valuable and worthy of an education. The Umoja Community gains meaning through its connection to the African Diaspora. African and African American intellectual, cultural, and spiritual gifts inform Umoja values and practices. The Umoja Community seeks to nurture knowledge of …

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

Due to the Shelter-in-place order for COVID-19, the Welcome Center functions have all move to remote and online service delivery. The Welcome Center is a hub of services including Admissions & Records, Financial Aid, Counseling, the Transfer Center as well as EOPS/CARE/NextUP & CalWORKs.

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, …