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College to Career
Fresno City College
College to Career
1101 E. University Ave.
Fresno, CA 97341
Program Contact Tiffany Myers
Email tiffany.myers@fresnocitycollege.edu
Phone 559-442-8237

The College to Career (C2C) Program is a 3 year program at Fresno City College, housed within the Disabled Students Program and Services. C2C is designed to meet the needs of students with intellectual disabilities in postsecondary educaton and in the workforce. The goal of C2C is to help students gain skills to assist with obtaining employment in the career of thier choice. This program provides on-campus academic instruction, support from a vocational counselor, educational coaches as well as assitance with integrating into college life and using campus resources. To be eligible, students must have a verified intellectual disability and be clients of the Central Valley Regional Center. Students must also be eligibile for services with the Department of Rehabilitation. Above all, students must be motivated and committed to gain employment.

General
Public or private: Public
Type of school: 2-year community college or junior college
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 13
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Department of Rehabilitation
Contact person: Erika Mills
Email: Erika.mills@dor.ca.gov
Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: on-going
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Student must be a resident of the state where the program is located
  • Students must have a verified intellectual disability and be a client of the Central Valley Regional Center.
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 3 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Percent of students applying who are admitted: 91%
Retention rate: 92%
Cost
Cost of the program: Tuition fees are $46 a unit plus a $21 (per semester) health fee.
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? No
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Federal Financial Aid
Scholarships available:

Most of our students recieve the Board of Governors fee waiver.

Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for credit
More about course access:

C2C students are taking classes that pertain to a specific academic certificate program offered at Fresno City College. Many of our students start by taking courses from our DSPS program. They are not typical college courses and are only offered to students in the DSPS program. These courses serve as basic skills courses to help  our students become successful when then enter into college courses that are mainstreamed.

Time spent only with other students in this program: None of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Students will earn a certificate of achievement if they complete all the requirements of the college.
The credential(s) is/are:
  • Approved by Institute of Higher Education
  • Open to all students at Institute of Higher Education
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 0%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Work Study
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 0%
We offer the following specialized credentials:

Yes, Fresno City College has certificate programs in areas such as early childhood education, culinary arts, welding, teacher's aid, medical office professional; just to name a few.

Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: None of the time
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Students have participated in clubs on campus such as the anime club, horticulture club and circle K club.

Last updated: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 14:18