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College to Career (North Orange)

College to Career (North Orange)
North Orange County Community College District
College to Career (North Orange)
9200 Valley View
Cypress, CA 90630
Program Contact April Fante
Phone 714.484-7065
Website Program website

College to Career (C2C) is an educational program designed to promote inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities into the college community while pursuing individualized employment goals. NOCCCD is currently one of five educational institutions in California receiving funding from the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) for the College to Career program. The C2C program is designed to improve employment outcomes for the individuals with intellectual disabilities. Through inclusion in a post-secondary education, persons with intellectual disabilities can expand the range of jobs available to them. NOCCCD works in partnership with the Regional Center of Orange County, DOR, faculty, and employers to provide pre-vocational and vocational services to students with intellectual disabilities. C2C enrollment ranges from one to three years and includes educational and vocational support related to student employment goals, job placement, and job support as needed.

Program information submitted: April 21, 2021

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
School district or agency partner: NOCCCD
Contact person: April Fante
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Regular H.S. diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: Open application Period
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $0.00
Program fees: $0.00
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? We are not a CTP, and have no plans to become one.
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities)
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? Yes
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Refer to NOCCCD course catalog
Is the credential IHE-approved? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Work Study
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes