Student Services

Umoja

The Umoja Community is a student support program where educators and learners are committed to the academic success, personal growth and self-actualization of African/African American and other students. The Umoja Community seeks to educate the whole student– mind, body and spirit. Benefits of joining the UMOJA Community at the College …

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, EOPS, and more.

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, …

Ex-Offender Services (New D.R.E.A.M.)

New D.R.E.A.M…..changes the game. Formerly known as “Project Open Gate”, New D.R.E.A.M. is a program that helps to assist the formerly incarcerated. We’ll ensure your way through the educational system that leads to a degree/certificate for gainful employment. Our ultimate goal is for each student to attain their actualization goals.

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 …