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. You can use the Welcome Center computers to apply to college, register for classes, and apply for financial aid. If you need assistance, our Student Ambassadors are here to help.

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Welcome Center Hours

Monday 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM


Tuesday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Wednesday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Thursday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Saturday CLOSED


Sunday CLOSED

Monday 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM


Tuesday 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM


Wednesday 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM


Thursday 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM


Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Saturday CLOSED


Sunday CLOSED

January 20 Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Observance
January 21 – Day and Evening Instruction Begins
January 25 – Saturday Instruction Begins
January 26 – Last Day to ADD w/o Permission number or Add card
February 2 – Last Day to Drop Regular Session Classes and Receive a Refund
February 2 –Last Day to Drop Regular Classes w/o a W appearing on Transcripts
February 2 – Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes w/ a Permission number or Add card

February 14-17 – President’s Birthday – Holiday Observance
March 13 – Last Day to File Petitions for AA or AS Degree/Certificate
March 19 – Professional Day – No Instruction
March 31 – Cesar Chavez – Holiday Observance
April 12 – 18 – Spring Recess
April 24 – Last Day to w/draw from Regular Session Classes and Receive a W. All outstanding fees are due even if classes are dropped on this day
April 24 – Attendance Verification Day
May 15 – Malcolm X Birthday
May 16 – Saturday Instruction Ends
May 17 – 22 – Final Examinations
May 22 – Spring Semester Ends
May 25 – Memorial Day
May 29 – Grade Rosters/Roll Books are Due