Matriculation: Matriculation is a process that enhances student access to the California Community Colleges and promotes and sustains the efforts of credit students to be successful in their educational endeavors.
Records: Click on this link to learn more about how to apply to SJCC, how to register for classes, what the deadlines are and how to request transcripts. You can also learn more about our fees, class offerings for each term, and how to pay for classes.
Assessment Center including online
Assessment Tutorial: Most new students are required to complete the Assessment process. This tutorial will provide you with information regarding the Assessment Center and the Assessment process.
Financial Aid and
Scholarships: Click here to learn about how to apply for financial aid and scholarships, including: the BOG Fee Waiver, Federal Student Aid (grants, loans and work study) and various scholarship programs. Also learn about certain requirements for each type of aid and, if you qualify, how to receive your aid funds.
This link provides students with a orientation to the College by first presenting the history of San Jose City College, the steps in the Matriculation process, information on obtaining certificates, degrees, how to transfer to a university and much more.
Advising/Counseling: Counseling is committed to providing quality, comprehensive academic, career, and personal counseling services in a supportive environment to assist students in achieving their educational and vocational goals, and empowering them to make informed choices and decisions. Advising provides students with information necessary for earning a certificate, degree and/or transferring on to a university.
Center: The Career/Transfer Center is committed to supporting our students in achieving their educational life goals by promoting their career development and transfer to a 4-year institution. To achieve this, we provide quality and comprehensive resources, activities, and services that foster equity, life-long learning and career/transfer success in our nurturing environment.
Students: The International Student Program is committed to supporting F-1 visa international students to ensure that they have a positive, enriching experience during their time at San Jose City College. To achieve this, the International Student Program provides comprehensive pre-arrival, orientation, immigration, academic, and personal counseling support.
Puente: Puente is a nationally recognized, academic program designed to help students adjust to college life and prepare for transfer to four-year universities. The program has three major components: accelerated writing instruction, counseling, and mentoring. We have our own classes, our own counselor, and every semester, we match our students with professionals from the community who can provide them with knowledge and guidance about education, careers, and life. Puente provides its students with a strong academic foundation, which is essential for success at SJCC and at the four-year universities that they transfer to. Puente is open to all students.
Umoja: The Umoja Program is an academic learning community and resource. A Kiswahili word meaning “Unity”, Umoja engages students in culturally responsive curriculum, supporting the legacy of the African Diaspora.The program is dedicated to increasing the retention and graduation rates of African-Americans as well as other underrepresented student populations at SJCC.The program incorporates academic and personal counseling as student support services. Umoja advances academic excellence, community building and student leadership as its program goals.
Veterans: The Veterans program at San Jose City College is the liaison between you as a Veteran, or your dependent, and the Department of Veteran Affairs. Our goal is to provide Veteran students with services and resources to assist as they embark on achieving their educational goals. In collaboration with various resources on campus and Veteran community organizations/resources, we promote success by assisting students to overcome social, academic, transfer, and/or personal challenges.
EOPS: EOPS is committed to support our students in achieving their academic and personal goals by establishing "over and above" support services and programs for income and educationally eligible students. To this end, the EOP&S/CARE staff commits to the following actions: to eliminate barriers and ensure access to post-secondary education for all eligible students; to provide personal accessible services; to facilitate the transfer and career placement of students; to facilitate the successful completion of student educational goals and objectives; to positively affect student self concept, self esteem and self advocacy.
CARE: Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program provides supplemental services to EOPS students who are single parents receiving public assistance and have at least one child under 14 years old.
DSP/S: The Disabilities Support Program & Services (DSP/S) is a state funded program that is designed to assist students with disabilities to achieve success. The College and faculty are required by law to make reasonable accommodations for students with verified and qualifying disabilities. DSP&S services include the following support services: academic, personal and vocational counseling; academic accommodations; and instructional programs including Adaptive Physical Education (APE). Please contact our dedicated staff in SC-106 if you need assistance or have questions about the program and services.
CalWORKS: California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) is a state funded welfare program that gives cash aid and services to eligible needy California families up to 48 months. The program serves all 58 counties in the state and is operated locally by county welfare departments. CalWORKs services include the following support services: free transportation, child care, books, supplies, personal and academic counseling, while students reached their vocational goals.
Outreach Services: Outreach and Recruitment provides services to students throughout Santa Clara County. High school seniors are offered an Early Admissions Program, allowing students a priority registration date for fall semester classes. In addition, campus tours throughout the year are offered, and SJCC serves as the clearinghouse for college information and inquiries stemming from prospective students.
Activities:The Office of Student Life provides services that promote the success of our students, academically and experientially. Our office plays a vital role in creating an environment for students to meet others, gain leadership skills, support each other, and build experiences. Click the link to see the list of student activities and ways you can get involved as a student here at San Jose City College.
Government: The purpose of the Associated Student Government (ASG) is to pursue district and state policies that will improve student access, promote student success, and to engage, and enrich the college learning experiences for all San Jose City College students. ASG participates in the shared governance committees and promotes student activities for all students.
Student Code of
Conduct/Discipline & Grievance Processes: At San José City College we are committed to providing a safe, positive learning environment where students can pursue their educational goals and participate in college-sponsored activities that promote intellectual growth and personal development. Click the link for the entire Student Code of Conduct/ Discipline & Grievance Procedures.
Student Health Services: Student Health Services is a support program designed to meet the educational, emotional and physical needs of students. The program staff includes Family Practice physicians, public health nurses, Marriage and Family Therapists, medical assistants/emergency medical technicians, and administrative assistants. The confidential services Include, but are not limited to, family planning, immunizations, physicals exams, personal counseling, first aid, no/low laboratory work, screenings for blood pressure, vision, diabetes, etc., and referrals to community health agencies
Campus Book Store:Our mission is to assist students in reaching their educational goals by seeing that the textbooks and supplies required for student's classes are available when needed. The Campus Store is the place to purchase bus passes, texting materials, gifts, clothing, greeting cards, snacks, beverages and a variety of school and office supplies. Our staff is always available to assist students, faculty and staff with any questions that they may have about textbooks, supplies, special orders or merchandise.