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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 St
Building 18, DSS (101)
Cypress, CA 90630
Program Contact April Fante
Program Contact Email
Phone 714-484-7065
Website Program website
Facebook link to program Facebook page

The purpose of College to Career (C2C) is to improve employment outcomes for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities(ID) and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD). Through inclusion in postsecondary education, persons with ID and/or ASD can expand the range of jobs available to them.C2C students will receive additional educational and vocational support including:
• Assistance with coursework
• Access to adaptive technology
• Support in study skills
• Note-taking strategies
• Organizational techniques
• Employment preparation
• Job development, placement, and

Program information submitted: January 12, 2023

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: 45
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 high school diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: April-June 2023
Criteria for admission
  • Student must be 18 or older
Accepts out-of-state students? No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: Varies from student to student
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:
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Grant Funding
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
More about course access: NOCE Non Credit Vocational certificates/courses Cypress College or Fullerton College credit courses/certificates/degree
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? Certificates successfully completed at NOCE, Cypress College or Fullerton College
Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:
  • Career services
  • Disability/accessibility services
  • Academic tutoring services
  • Access to a transcript via the registrar
  • Academic advising services (not program staff)
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
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
Percentage of social time spent in inclusive activities (open to all students on campus): 100%
Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities
  • Registered student organizations
  • Student government
  • Club sports
  • Campus events
Students participate in these campus-wide events:
  • College/University's Student orientation
  • College/University's Family orientation
  • College/University's Graduation