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College to Career (Fresno)

College to Career (Fresno)
Fresno City College
College to Career (Fresno)
1101 E. University Ave.
Fresno, CA 97341
Program Contact Sage Talbot
Program Contact Email Sage.talbot@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 education and in the workforce. The goal of C2C is to help students gain skills to assist with obtaining employment in the career of their choice. This program provides on-campus academic instruction, support from a vocational counselor, educational coaches as well as assistance with integrating into college life and using campus resources. To be eligible, students must have a verified intellectual disability or autism. Students must also be eligible for services with the Department of Rehabilitation. Above all, students must be motivated and committed to gain employment.

Program information submitted: May 19, 2022

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: 34
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Department of Rehabilitation
Contact person: Dynel Williams
Email: Dynel.Williams@dor.ca.gov
Requirements
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Regular high school diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: ongoing enrollment
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18+
  • The student is not under guardianship
Accepts out-of-state students? No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 3 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term: 99.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one: 100.00%
Cost
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:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
  • Federal Financial Aid
Academic
Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for credit
Percentage of academic time spent in inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): 100%
Do all students in this program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course for credit or audit each semester? Yes
Other than the credential listed above, can students earn any other credentials that are available to all students? Academic certificates related to their major
Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:
  • Career services
  • Disability/accessibility services
  • Academic tutoring services
  • Health services
  • Access to a transcript via the registrar
  • Academic advising services (not program staff)
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 2%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 2%
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Percentage of social time spent in inclusive activities (open to all students on campus): 75-99%
Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities
  • Registered student organizations
  • Student government
  • Campus events
Students participate in these campus-wide events:
  • College/University's Student orientation
  • College/University's Graduation