JOIN US AT HANCOCK! - Allan Hancock College

 
JOIN US AT HANCOCK! - Allan Hancock College
JOIN US
AT HANCOCK!
JOIN US AT HANCOCK! - Allan Hancock College
Dear High School Graduate,
                                      Congratulations! I have fantastic news to share with
                                      you and your family: you are guaranteed admission
                                      at Allan Hancock College and can attend full-time
                                      for your first year absolutely TUITION FREE! The
                                      Hancock Promise is designed to help you achieve
                                      your educational and career goals!

The Hancock Promise is open to all students          We realize that right now, you probably feel a little
who enroll at Allan Hancock College immediately      uncertain about your future. The COVID-19 public
after graduating from a high school located in the   health emergency has changed many things, but
Allan Hancock Joint Community College District.      two things it cannot change are your ability to
Students who are home-schooled or completed          successfully deal with unprecedented challenges
their GED through a local adult education program    and our unwavering commitment to help you
within the district (GED and HiSET graduates) are    successfully transition to college.
also eligible regardless of income, age, academic
                                                     Your college education is one of the most
standing, or residency status.
                                                     important investments you can make to improve
As an Allan Hancock College Promise student,         your future earning power and life-time income.
you will receive:                                    The Hancock Promise is here to assist you as you
                                                     complete your first year of college.
• Priority registration for classes
• Dozens of degree and certificate programs to       Complete all of the steps in the checklist
  choose from                                        on pages 3 & 4 to ensure your eligibility.
                                                     If you have any questions, please email
• Dedicated academic counseling support
                                                     promise@hancockcollege.edu,
• Additional financial support to assist with        or call us at 1-805-347-7550.
  transportation, books, and food
• Access to emergency aid funds                      College is a big first step, but you’ve got this!
                                                     Remember to make the right choice by making
• The option to obtain an associate degree for
                                                     Allan Hancock College your first choice.
  guaranteed transfer into the California State
  University system to complete a four-year          With Bulldog pride,
  bachelor’s degree

                                                     Kevin G. Walthers, Ph.D.
                                                     Superintendent/President
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Table of Contents
What can Hancock Do for You? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

The Future is Promising!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

The Hancock Promise Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 - 5

Frequently Asked Questions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Hear from Our Students. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

2020-21 Promise Student Calendar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 - 9

Allan Hancock College Student Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

We’ve Gone Remote! Contact Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Student Support Services and Special Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12 - 14

Student Success Workshops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15

Services to Explore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 - 23

Free Printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Santa Maria Campus Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

Lompoc Campus Map. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

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WHAT CAN HANCOCK
    DO FOR YOU?

      21              Associate Degrees
                      for Transfer =
                      Guarantee CSU admission

     32             Career Technical
                    Education programs

     150
     Nearly

                       degrees and
                       certificates offered

    450                Transfers each year to
                       UC/CSU schools

    14        intercollegiate men’s and
              women’s varsity sports

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THE FUTURE IS PROMISING!
The Hancock Promise provides local high
school graduates with a year of free tuition
                                                 ELIGIBILITY
                                                 REQUIREMENTS
at Allan Hancock College! The Promise is
open to all students who enroll at Hancock
immediately after graduating from a high
school located in the Allan Hancock Joint
                                                • Enroll at Hancock immediately after
Community College District. Students who          graduating from a high school locat-
are home-schooled or completed their GED          ed within the district (Includes public,
through a local adult education program           charter, private or home schools)
within the district (GED and HiSET graduates)   • Complete financial aid applications
are also eligible.
                                                • Register for a minimum of 12 units
                                                  in both fall and spring semesters at
BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS INCLUDE:
                                                  Hancock
• More than $1,200 in tuition and fees during   • Maintain a 2.0 grade point average in
  first year at Allan Hancock College             the fall in order to be eligible for the
                                                  Promise in the spring semester
• Early registration for classes
                                                • Complete one English and one math
• Personalized counseling for academic            class during the first year at AHC if
  success                                         required by the program of study
• Free tutoring and other academic support
  services
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THE HANCOCK PROMISE
          The Hancock Promise provides all graduates from high schools within the Allan Hancock
          Joint Community College District with the opportunity to get their first year FREE of tuition.*

    COMPLETE THE ONLINE ADMISSION APPLICATION                                                             Starting October 1, 2019

    Visit www.hancockcollege.edu and select Apply to Hancock. Select summer 2020.

    To complete the application, you will need:
     A copy of your current high school transcript. Placement for math and English is based on high school GPA.
     Your Social Security Number or permanent resident card. If you don’t have either, leave this section of the application blank.
     An email address. If your parents don’t have an email address, they can sign up at yahoo.com or gmail.com.

    Check your email for your student ID number (H#) and your username.
    Be sure to keep it in a safe place. This number will be used throughout your time at Hancock.

    DOWNLOAD THE HANCOCK PROMISE APP                                                                      Starting October 1, 2019

    Download The Hancock Promise app to your Apple or Android phone to keep track of your progress.
     Open the app and follow the instructions to set up your username and
      password. You will need your name, student ID number (H#),
      and your date of birth.
     Check the app for updates on your progress, important due dates, and other
      information to help you complete your Hancock Promise steps.
     Have questions? Read the app FAQs or use the app to contact Hancock
      by phone at 1-805-347-7550 or email promise@hancockcollege.edu.

    COMPLETE THE ONLINE FAFSA OR DREAM ACT APPLICATION                                                    Starting October 1, 2019
    Attend a Cash for College event to receive help with financial aid forms. Dates are listed on the back.
    To complete the FAFSA, visit www.fafsa.gov                                                           AHC school code: 001111
    To complete the CA Dream Act, visit https://dream.csac.ca.gov

    To complete information on these applications you will need:
     2018 tax return.                                                     Student’s personal email address.
     Know your Social Security Number, if you have one.                   Parents’/legal guardians’ email address.
     Parents’/legal guardians’ birthdate.

    Please double-check the My Financial Aid section in your myHancock student portal to see
    if you have any “unsatisfied requirements”; if so, click on the link and follow the instructions.
    Questions about applying for financial aid? Please call Financial Aid at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3200.

    COMPLETE THE ONLINE ORIENTATION                                                                                    October 1, 2019
    Visit www.hancockcollege.edu and select myHancock.
    In the Student portal you will find the link to Online Orientation.
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                  *All Hancock Promise steps must be completed no later than the start of fall 2020.
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ATTEND A “LAUNCH TO COLLEGE” EVENT                                                                                                       Starting
                                                                                                                                                        StartingFebruary
                                                                                                                                                                 February2020
                                                                                                                                                                          2021
              Each high school will have a designated “Launch to College” day.
              Students will come to AHC and finish all the Promise steps.
              Visit
              Dates your
                     are high
                         listedschool’s
                                below. counseling team for more information and to sign up.
              Visit your high school’s counseling team for more information and to sign up.

                                  Congratulations! You have completed steps 1-5.
                                    You are now a Hancock Promise student!

              REGISTER FOR CLASSES                                                                                                                          Starting
                                                                                                                                                             StartingMay
                                                                                                                                                                     May4,4,2020
                                                                                                                                                                             2021

              Now that you’re a Promise student, it’s time to register for summer or fall classes.
               Check your Hancock Promise award by logging into your myHancock student portal.
               Go to your My Financial Aid section, select Financial Aid Award, and then select Financial Aid
                to check for additional requirements.
               When you register, have your first semester education plan available (can be found in DegreeWorks).
               You must register for at least 12 units each semester, both fall and spring.
               You must complete one English and one math class during the first year if required by the program of study.

              Questions about registration? Call Admissions & Records at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3248.

                                                                                                                                                                             Complete by
              COMPLETE A comprehensive STUDENT EDUCATION PLAN (SEP)                                                                                                         October
                                                                                                                                                                             October2020
                                                                                                                                                                                     2021
              An SEP is a semester-by-semester plan in DegreeWorks listing all courses you will need
              to complete in order to reach your educational goal.
              To schedule your SEP appointment, call Counseling at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3293.

                                                                                                LAUNCHmyHancock
                                                                                                       TO COLLEGE DATES
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS                                                  February 28 ......................Lompoc High School—Lompoc Valley Center
                                                                           Get to know your resources using the
                                                                          March 6 ............................ Santa Ynez High School, Cabrillo High School,
• Enroll at Hancock immediately after graduating from a high
  school located within the district (Includes public, charter,
  private or home schools)
                                                                                  Hancock Student Portal
                                                                          ............................Maple High School, Olive Grove—Santa Maria Campus

                                                                          March 13 .....................Righetti High School, Santa Maria High School—
• Complete financial aid applications                                                                                    https://bit.ly/Portal_Video
                                                                          ........................................................................................................ Santa Maria Campus
• Register for a minimum of 12 units in both fall and spring se-          In the student portal you will find access to:
  mesters at Hancock                                                      March 26.........................St. Joseph High School—Santa Maria Campus
                                                                               • Your Hancock Email (check                                                           • Access Canvas
• Maintain a 2.0 grade point average in the fall in order to be           March     frequently            as this is our Valley
                                                                                          27 ................Pioneer                main form     High School—Santa       (Course Management         System)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Maria Campus
  eligible for the Promise in the spring semester                                   of communication with you)
                                                                                                                                                                     • Access to Degree Works
• Complete one English and one math class during the first year           April• AHC’s3 ...........................................................................
                                                                                                 online class search                                                 Pioneer
                                                                                                                                                                          (check Valley       Highrequirements)
                                                                                                                                                                                       your course  School,
  at AHC if required by the program of study                              ..........................................................
                                                                                    (section offerings each semester)                Delta High School—Santa Maria Campus
                                                                                                                                                                     • Access to Student Life Activities
                                                                               • Registration/add/drop classes                                                            (participate in clubs & activities)

BENEFITS
                                                                          April 24 .............................................................................Santa Maria High School,
                                                                               • Check your grades & see your
                                                                          ..............................................................Orcutt          Academy—Santa• Access to Cranium    Maria Café
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Campus
                                                                                    unofficial transcript                                                                 (Chat Program)
                                                                          May        1 ................................................................................................Family
                                                                               • Check            your financial aid status                                          • AHC’s Academic         Partnership,
                                                                                                                                                                                                Calendar
• Save more than $1,200 in tuition and fees your first year at                      & submit documents
                                                                          ................................................................Valley         Christian—Santa Maria Campus
  Allan Hancock College
• Receive first pick of classes with priority registration                    FOR MORE INFORMATION,
• Set a plan for success with personalized counseling                                please read the FAQs at
                                                                                www.hancockcollege.edu/promise
• Receive free tutoring and other academic support services                      or contact us at 1-805-347-7550                                                                                          5
                                                                                or promise@hancockcollege.edu.
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FAQ’S FOR PROMISE AND
    THE COLLEGE IN GENERAL
    What is the Hancock Promise?                     I’m not a citizen of the United States.           I was eligible but didn’t sign up for the
                                                     Do I qualify?                                     Promise originally. I went to another
    The Hancock Promise provides any local
                                                                                                       college in the fall, can I register as a
    student who completes their high school          Undocumented students, whether AB540-
                                                                                                       Promise student at AHC in the spring?
    education within the Allan Hancock Joint         eligible or not, are eligible for the AHC
    Community College District (AHJCC) with the      Promise, as long as they graduate from a          Unforunately, no. The Hancock Promise is
    opportunity to get their first year of tuition   district high school and immediately enroll       only for first-time college students.
    free at Allan Hancock College. Qualified         at AHC.
                                                                                                       What is the deadline to apply?
    students will not have to pay tuition or lab
                                                     I’m getting other scholarships.
    and class fees.                                                                                    You must complete the checklist by August
                                                     Do I qualify?
                                                                                                       to start fall classes as a Promise student.
    What specifically does the Hancock
                                                     Yes, you still qualify. Any other scholarships    You will need to complete steps 1-5 by May
    Promise pay for?
                                                     will complement the Promise. Please contact       in order to receive priority registration for
    The Hancock Promise will cover tuition           the Financial Aid office for more information     summer and fall classes. Registration for
    (at least 12 units/semester), health fee         at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3200.                      both terms begins in May.
    ($20/semester), Student Center fee ($10/
                                                     How soon after high school graduation             Do Promise students receive priority
    semester), course materials fees, and the
                                                     must I enroll? Are there any exceptions?          registration? When is priority registration
    Student Representative fee ($1/semester).
                                                                                                       for Promise students?
    The Promise saves each student more than         You must enroll at AHC for the summer or fall
    $1,200. It does not include books, school        semester immediately following graduation         Yes, Promise students receive priority
    supplies, or the parking permit fee.             from high school or the equivalent. If entering   registration at AHC, which means they get to
                                                     military service or missionary service directly   sign up for classes earlier than the majority
    Where does the funding for the Hancock
                                                     out of high school, please contact us at          of other students. See list of registration
    Promise come from?
                                                     promise@hancockcollege.edu.                       dates to find out when you can register.
    Funding for the Hancock Promise comes
                                                     How many units do I need to take each             Are the summer and winter sessions
    entirely from private donations from
                                                     regular (fall/spring) semester? What if the       included?
    generous members of the community.
                                                     program I’m participating in is designed to
                                                                                                       Yes. The Promise covers the cost of tuition
    What if I attended high school in the            be part-time?
                                                                                                       and fees for up to 30 units in the academic
    AHJCC District, but transferred out of the
                                                     You must complete at least 12 units at AHC        year, which runs from the summer
    district before graduation? Do I qualify?
                                                     each semester for a total of 24 units in an       immediately after high school graduation to
    Unfortunately, the Promise only applies to       academic year. Exceptions may be made in          the following May.
    students who graduated from a high school        some cases.
                                                                                                       I live in southern San Luis Obispo County
    within the district.
                                                     Are there any GPA requirements?                   (Arroyo Grande/Nipomo), can I still qualify
    I didn’t graduate from high school.                                                                for the Hancock Promise?
                                                     There are no requirements on your incoming
    Instead, I have my GED/went to adult high
                                                     high school GPA. However, students must           While your tuition and fees at Hancock may
    school/passed the California High School
                                                     maintain a 2.0 GPA during the fall semester at    not be covered by the Hancock Promise,
    Proficiency Exam in the AHJCC District. Do
                                                     AHC in order to qualify as a Promise student      there is still an opportunity to have it
    I qualify?
                                                     during the following spring semester.             taken care of through different financial
    Yes, you qualify. As long as you completed                                                         aid opportunities available at Hancock.
                                                     I’m not a senior this school year. Will I be
    high school within the district during the                                                         After completion of the FAFSA and other
                                                     able to get the Promise in the future?
    academic year and immediately completed                                                            financial aid applications (California
    your AHC application, you are eligible.          Yes! The Promise is made possible by              Promise, Pell Grant, FA Scholarships and
                                                     generous gifts from the community to the          EOPS), high school graduates may still find
    I was home schooled. Do I qualify?
                                                     Allan Hancock College Foundation. The             their enrollment fees and tuition covered.
    Yes, you qualify. As long as you completed       foundation established the Hancock Promise        Enrollment in Allan Hancock College can be
    high school within the district during the       Endowment Fund so that the Hancock                affordable and feasible for everyone. Please
    academic year and immediately completed          Promise will be around for future generations     contact the Financial Aid office for more
    your AHC application, you are eligible. So       of high school graduates in the Allan             information at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3200.
    are students who completed a GED through         Hancock Joint Community College District.
    a local adult education program within the
    district (GED and HiSET graduates).

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PROMISE STUDENT

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2020-21 PROMISE
          STUDENT CALENDAR
           FOR FIRST-TIME STUDENTS
              AUGUST 2020                                       NOVEMBER 2020
    AUG

    11        Hancock Hello Welcome Event               NOV
                                                                Priority registration for
    AUG                                                2-6      winter/spring classes begins
    13        Summer grades finalized                           for Promise Students
    AUG

    17        Fall & term 1 classes begin*                      Allan Hancock College Foundation
                                                        NOV

                                                        4       Scholarship applications opens
              SEPTEMBER 2020                                    for 2021-2022

                                                                Registration for winter/spring Credit,
    SEP
                                                        NOV

     7        Labor Day - COLLEGE CLOSED
                                                        7       Community Ed and Noncredit begins
              Make an appointment with a counselor      NOV

                                                        11      Veterans Day - COLLEGE CLOSED
    SEP
              for a comprehensive Student Education
    1-31
              Plan (SEPC) (due by October 31)           NOV
                                                                Thanksgiving break -
                                                       26-28
              1-805-922-6966 ext. 3293                          COLLEGE CLOSED

                                                                Submit your 2021-2022 FAFSA or CDAA for
              OCTOBER 2020                              NOV

                                                                next year (due by March 2, 2021)
                                                       1-30
                                                                1-805-922-6966, ext. 3200
    OCT
              Last day to submit appeals to
     2        counseling for fall & term 2 classes**            DECEMBER 2020
    OCT

     7        Term 1 classes end                        DEC

                                                        3       Fall & term 2 classes end
    OCT

    8-9       Term 1 classes final exams                DEC     Last day to submit appeals to counseling
    OCT                                                 4       for winter classes**
    12        Term 2 classes begin*
                                                        DEC

                                                       4-5      Term 2 final exams
    OCT
              Online class search for Spring 2021 is
    26        available in the MyHancock portal
                                                        DEC
                                                                Fall final exams
                                                       4-10
                                                        DEC

              Make an appointment with a counselor              Winter classes begin*
                                                       14
    OCT
              for a Comprehensive Student Education
                                                                Winter holiday - COLLEGE CLOSED
                                                        DEC

    1-31                                               24,25,
              Plan (SEPC) (due by October 31)            31

              1-805-922-6966 ext. 3293                          Submit your 2021-2022 FAFSA
                                                        DEC

                                                       1-31     or CDAA for next year
    OCT       Submit your 2021-2022 FAFSA or CDAA               (due by March 2, 2021)
    1-31      for next year (due by March 2, 2021)
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JANUARY 2021
                                                             MAR

                                                            11-12    Term 3 final exams

                                                                     Last day to submit appeals to counseling
   JAN

   1       Winter holiday - COLLEGE CLOSED                   MAR

                                                             12      for spring & term 4 classes**
   JAN
           Fall grades finalized (grades available
   4
                                                             MAR

           through MyHancock portal - January 11)           15-20    Spring Recess - no classes
                                                             MAR

   JAN
           Last day to submit appeals to counseling          19      Spring holiday - COLLEGE CLOSED
   8       for spring & term 3 classes**                     MAR

                                                             22      Term 4 classes begin*
   JAN

   13      Winter classes end
   JAN
                                                                     APRIL 2021
   14      Winter classes final exams
                                                             APR
                                                                     Last day to file application for spring
   JAN
           Martin Luther King, Jr. Day -
                                                             15      2021 degrees/certificates
   18      COLLEGE CLOSED
                                                                     Complete Comprehensive Student
   JAN                                                       APR

   19      Spring & term 3 classes begin*                   1-30     Education Plan before end of the
                                                                     academic year
           Winter grades finalized
   JAN

  22       (grades available through MyHancock                       MAY 2021
           portal - January 29)                              MAY

                                                             12      Spring & term 4 classes end
   JAN
           Submit your 2021-2022 FAFSA or CDAA               MAY

  1-31                                                               Term 4 final exams
           for next year (due by March 2, 2021)             13-15
                                                             MAY

                                                                     Spring final exams
           FEBRUARY 2021                                     13-19

                                                             MAY     Allan Hancock College Foundation
   FEB
           Last day to file applications for spring          20
   11      2020-21 AA-T and AS-T degree
                                                                     Scholarship Banquet
                                                             MAY
   FEB
                                                             21      Commencement
  12-13    Lincoln Day - COLLEGE CLOSED
                                                             MAY

   FEB
                                                             31      Memorial Day - COLLEGE CLOSED
   15      Washington Day - COLLEGE CLOSED

   FEB     Submit your 2021-2022 FAFSA or CDAA                       JUNE 2021
  1-28
           for next year (due by March 2, 2021)                      Spring semester grades finalized
                                                             JUNE

                                                              2      (grades available through
           MARCH 2021
                                                                     MyHancock portal - June 9)
           Last day to apply for FAFSA/CDAA for the
   MAR

   2       2021-2022 year to be considered for CA
           State Grants (CalGrant, etc.)
   MAR

   10      Term 3 classes end

Counseling: 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3293
Financial Aid: 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3200 | www.fafsa.gov and www.dream.csac.ca.gov
*Last day to withdraw from a course varies - please review the online class search for all specific course deadlines.
**Course appeals are available for extenuating circumstances for course registration. Please contact the
Counseling Office for additional information.                                                                           9
ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE
     STUDENT RESOURCES
     hancockcollege.edu/covid | 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3887

     Access the college’s COVID-19 Updates page for updates from the college, FAQs and
     student support resources, including:

     • Laptop lending program                      • Food resources
     • Calculator lending program                  • Library programs including textbook lending and
     • Books for Bulldogs – book lending program     research assistance

     • Emergency relief                            • Financial aid assistance

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Student Services Phone Extensions
  Admissions & Records:          Career Center:          NextUP (Foster Youth Services)
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3248    1-805-922-6966 ext. 3546               Program:
                                                           1-805-922-6966 ext. 3623
Academic Resource Center          Cashiering:
                            1-805-922-6966 ext. 3270             Math Center
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3260
                                                           1-805-922-6966 ext. 3463
                                   Counseling:
      Basic Needs:                                             Promise Program:
                            1-805-922-6966 ext. 3293
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3011                                   1-805-922-6966 ext. 3267
                                 Dream Center
       Bookstore            1-805-922-6966 ext.3177      Student Activities & Outreach:
    1-805-922-2391                                         1-805-922-6966 ext. 3229
                                     EOPS:
       CAN/TRIO:            1-805-922-6966 ext. 3623           Student Services:
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3434    1-805-922-6966 ext. 3214       1-805-922-6966 ext. 3650
       Cal-SOAP:                  Financial Aid:               Technical Support
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3710    1-805-922-6966 ext. 3200         bit.ly/AHCTechSupport

       CalWORKs:           Learning Assistance Program          Tutorial Center
                                      (LAP):               1-805-922-6966 ext. 3260
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3868
                            1-805-922-6966 ext. 3274       University Transfer Center:
     CARE Program:                                         1-805-922-6966 ext. 3293
                                    Library
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3623
                            1-805-922-6966 ext. 3322                                      11
DID YOU KNOW?

 THE CAREER CENTER provides a variety of services,                            THE WRITING CENTER offers free one-on-one writing
 including resume and cover letter assistance, interview preparation via      support at all stages of the writing process for reading and writing
 a mock interview room, an open computer lab, and a career closet with        assignments for any class. Assistance is available for all levels of
 free professional business attire. For more information, call 1-805-922-     writing and free workshops which focus on writing skills that can be
 6966 ext. 3374 or visit www.hancockcollege.edu/careers.                      applied to writing assignments in all classes. For more information, call
                                                                              1-805-922-6966 ext. 3501 or visit www.hancockcollege.edu/writing.
 THE TUTORIAL CENTER offers free on-site group and one-
 on-one tutoring in most academic subjects. For more information, call        THE MATH CENTER offers free assistance in math. The
 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3260 or visit www.hancockcollege.edu/tutoring.           Math Center offers many resources, including one-on-one and/or
                                                                              drop in tutoring by their staff of instructors and student tutors; a place
 THE LIBRARY has a course reserves book collection where you                  to student individually or in small groups; in-house loan of current
 can check out textbooks for your classes. In addition, the library is open   textbooks and solutions manuals; a library of supplemental books
 seven days a week (except on breaks and holidays) and open until 10          and videos for check out; computers for mathematical purposes;
 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. For more information, call 1-805 922-        calculators, both in-house loans and semester rentals; and handouts on
 6966 ext. 3322 or visit www.hancockcollege.edu/library.                      math topics. For more information, call 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3463 or
                                                                              visit www.hancockcollege.edu/mathcenter.
 THE UNIVERSITY TRANSFER CENTER (UTC)
 offers free trips to universities every semester. Sign up on Transfer        FINANCIAL AID FAFSA or Dream Act application needs to be
 Thursdays or contact the UTC at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3363 or visit www.       resubmitted each academic year. That means if you are planning on
 hancockcollege.edu/utc.                                                      enrolling at AHC or a transfer college/university in the summer 2020,
                                                                              fall 2020 or spring 2021 semesters, you need to resubmit your FAFSA or
                                                                              Dream Act application for the 2020-2021 year. The priority filing date to
 LEARNING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LAP) offers
                                                                              be considered for California State Grants such as CAL Grants is March
 equal opportunity and access to students with disabilities through
                                                                              2, 2020. AHC is committed to assisting you in completing your FAFSA/
 necessary accommodations, instruction, assessment, counseling and
                                                                              Dream Act application. AHC will be hosting a Cash for College event on
 advocacy. They support students by providing a variety of direct support
                                                                              Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 9am-4pm on the main campus. For
 services, specialized instruction, and advocacy. For more information,
                                                                              more information, call 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3200 or
 call 1-805-922-6966-3274 or visit www.hancockcollege.edu/lap.
                                                                              visit www.hancockcollege.edu/financial_aid.

 Learn more about the Hancock Promise at
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 www.hancockcollege.edu/promise
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Basic Needs Program                                                   Cashier Services
The Basic Needs Program helps students who face a basic               The district cashiering staff accepts payments for registration,
necessity insecurity. The purpose of the program is to serve          student parking (cash, check or third-party contract), clay sales,
students who may be experiencing food insecurity, housing             fees and staff parking. They assist students with questions
insecurity, and other emergency or crisis situations. All of these    regarding Bank Mobil refund process, Non-Resident Tuition
areas play a crucial role in the students mental and physical well-   payment plans and student accounts.
being; the Basic Needs Program helps the students to best focus
                                                                      Santa Maria campus: ext. 3270 | Lompoc Valley Center: ext. 5200
their attention on their academic success.
                                                                      cashiering@hancockcollege.edu
Santa Maria campus: ext. 3011
basicneeds@hancockcollege.edu                                         Children’s Center Lab Schools
                                                                      The children’s center lab schools are diverse programs that provide
Beyond Barriers: Transitions to Life, College,                        early care and education for children of Allan Hancock College
and Career                                                            students, as well as staff, faculty, and some community members.
Beyond Barriers is designed specifically to serve the needs of        The Santa Maria Orfalea lab school serves children ages three
currently and formerly incarcerated reentry students. Participants    months to five years and the Lompoc Valley Children’s Center
receive assistance with transitioning into campus culture and         serves toddlers to preschool-age children. Both centers serve as
academic life; are directed to skill development opportunities;       classroom lab sites for early childhood education studies students.
participate in life and career planning; are eligible for paid and    Santa Maria campus: ext. 3567 | Lompoc Valley Center: ext. 5050
unpaid jobs; and are supported throughout their efforts to obtain     maria.suarez@hancockcollege.edu
college and career success. Resources and support services
are available to participants, including tutoring and mentoring       Extended Opportunity Programs and Services
services. The program partners with campus clubs such as
Beyond Incarceration Greater Education (B.I.G.E.) and the Men’s
                                                                      (EOPS)
Support Group.                                                        The mission of the EOPS program is to assist educationally and
                                                                      economically disadvantaged eligible students in achieving their
Santa Maria campus: ext. 3878
                                                                      educational and career goals by providing access to over-and-
armando.limon@hancockcollege.edu
                                                                      above support services and resources such as counseling,
                                                                      tutoring, peer advising, and book or cash grants.
                                                                      Santa Maria campus: ext.3214 | Lompoc Valley Center: ext. 5249
                                                                      eops_care_cws@hancockcollege.edu
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Language Lab                                                           placement (per Assembly Bill 705), orientation, educational
                                                                            planning, counseling (academic, career and personal), and follow-
     The Language Lab offers students the opportunity to practice
                                                                            up services.
     and refine their language skills. Staff provide tutoring, additional
     language instruction, and technical advice to students studying        Santa Maria campus: ext. 3293 | Lompoc Valley Center: ext. 5374
     English as a second language (ESL). Additionally, students are         counseling@hancockcollege.edu
     able to attend language workshops, access course materials, and
     utilize computer-assisted language technologies.                       Noncredit Counseling

     Santa Maria campus: ext. 3228                                          The mission of Noncredit Counseling is to help students in
     adrienne.lomp@hancockcollege.edu                                       adult basic education, noncredit English as a second language,
                                                                            citizenship, and short-term vocational skills classes navigate
                                                                            the educational systems of the college from admission through
     Learning Assistance Program (LAP)
                                                                            completion of their educational goals. The program provides
     The Learning Assistance Program is committed to providing equal        a range of services including orientation, assessment and
     opportunity and access to students with disabilities through           placement, counseling (academic, career, and personal), advising,
     necessary accommodations, instruction, assessment, counseling,         student educational planning, and follow-up services.
     and advocacy. The purpose is to assist students by providing a
                                                                            Santa Maria campus: ext. 3740
     variety of direct support services, specialized instruction, and
                                                                            nccounseling@hancockcollege.edu
     advocacy.
     Santa Maria campus: ext. 3274 | Lompoc Valley Center: ext. 5274
                                                                            Testing Center
     LAP@hancockcollege.edu
                                                                            The Testing Center provides GED and HiSET testing, California
                                                                            Educator Credentialing Assessments, and many other web-based
     Math Center
                                                                            tests and/or exams.
     The Math Center provides free math tutoring on a drop-in basis
                                                                            Santa Maria campus: ext. 3364
     and accommodates both individual and group study. The center
                                                                            testing@hancockcollege.edu
     offers resources and materials such as calculators, computers,
     textbooks, manuals and video lectures.
                                                                            Tutorial Center
     Santa Maria campus: ext. 3463
     mathcenter@hancockcollege.edu                                          The Tutorial Center provides free, on-site, group and one-on-one
                                                                            tutoring in most academic subjects to all Allan Hancock College
                                                                            students. Students are tutored by peers who are recommended
     Men’s Support Group
                                                                            by an instructor and received an A or B in the subject(s) they are
     The Men’s Support group is facilitated by male faculty counselors      tutoring. In addition, free online tutoring is available for most
     who are trained to assist in exploring men’s issues, such as           subjects.
     college success skills, careers and job placement, parenting
                                                                            Santa Maria campus: ext. 3260 | Lompoc Valley Center: ext. 5223
     and relationships, self-motivation, culture and identity, and
                                                                            ehealy@hancockcollege.edu
     stress management. The goal of this group is to help male
     students increase their completion rate at Allan Hancock College.
     Participants will benefit from book vouchers, field trips, school      Writing Center
     supplies, gas cards, community and comradery, and mentoring.           The Writing Center provides one-on-one writing support to all
     Santa Maria campus: ext. 3634                                          AHC students for any reading and writing assignment. The goal
     ricardo.navarrette@hancockcollege.edu                                  is to help students become more skillful and confident writers.
                                                                            The Writing Center also offers writing skills workshops, support
                                                                            materials, computers for students to work on writing assignments,
     PUENTE Project
                                                                            and support to faculty.
     The PUENTE Project is an academic, counseling, and mentoring
                                                                            Santa Maria campus: ext.3501
     program of support for students to build the skills necessary for
                                                                            ehealy@hancockcollege.edu
     success in both academic and career goals while at Allan Hancock
     College. Students enrolled in the PUENTE project work closely
     with their counselor, English instructor, and mentor to prepare to
     transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The project focuses
     on Latino literature and culture, but is open to all students.
     Santa Maria campus: ext. 3634
     ricardo.navarrette@hancockcollege.edu

     Student Equity and Achievement Program
     (SEAP)
     Counseling
     The mission of the Counseling department is to support the
     educational objectives of the college to enhance each student’s
     academic, career, and personal growth. The department promotes
     increased awareness and appreciation of a complex world
     through access to a culturally diverse staff with professional
     training, knowledge, and skills. The Counseling department
     provides individual student support, including math and English
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STUDENT SUCCESS
WORKSHOPS                                                                  TIME MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
                                                                           The Counseling department has developed this workshop to help
                                                                           students enrich their time management skills. The workshop will
                                                                           provide students with tools and guidance and learn how to use their
                                                                           time more effectively. In addition, this workshop will cover common
                                                                           obstacles to effective time management that will help students
                                                                           assess their won time and priorities.

                                                                           HANCOCK NURSING WORKSHOP
                                                                           During the nursing workshops you will learn about our CNA, LVN, and
                                                                           RN requirements. This includes, prerequisites, application deadlines,
                                                                           AHC graduation requirements, the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
                                                                           requirements, and nursing priority registration. This workshop is intended
                                                                           for all students interested in AHC’s nursing program. Prior to attending
                                                                           the workshop, students are required to complete an AHC admission
                                                                           application. In addition, students will receive an abbreviated Student
                                                                           Education Plan.

STUDY SKILLS WORKSHOP                                                      PATHWAYS TO A BACHELOR’S
The Counseling department has developed this workshop to help
students develop/improve their study skills. The workshop will also        OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (BSN)
provide an activity that focuses on self-awareness and how it may          WORKSHOP
relate to study styles/habits. By attending this workshop, students will
                                                                           Interested in transferring to a BSN program? Attend this workshop and
learn strategies to perform better and be successful in and out of the
                                                                           learn more about the following routes to a BSN program:
classroom.
                                                                           • Basic Nursing or Pre Licensure program
GRADES MATTER WORKSHOP                                                     • LVN to BSN
                                                                           • ADN (RN) to BSN
The Counseling department has developed this workshop to help
students understand his/her academic and/or progress standing.             In addition, you will learn about common prerequisites, CSU and UC
Students will learn strategies to get back on track and regain             general education requirements, admission application deadlines, and
good standing with the college. The workshop will also cover the           TEAS testing.
consequences of being on probation such as unit limitation, financial
aid eligibility, and priority registration. Students who receive
a probation email notification are strongly encouraged to attend the
workshop.

Access online workshops at
www.hancockcollege.edu/counseling/workshops.php
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FINANCIAL AID
     SOME THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
     •	Do not assume you don’t qualify for financial aid. In fact,   Check your financial aid status online with
        one out of two applicants receives financial assistance.
                                                                      myHancock!
     •	Applying for financial aid is free! Simply complete the
        form online at www.fafsa.gov                                   on’t wait in line or on the phone to check your financial aid
                                                                      D
                                                                      status. Do it online!
     •	For maximum financial award, apply by March 2 of every
        year. You can still apply after that date and anytime          heck what is needed to complete your file or to see what
                                                                      C
        throughout the year.                                          you have been awarded.
     •	Types of Financial Aid:                                       Check your status online at:
         rants: funds for college, based on financial need, that
        G                                                             www.hancockcollege.edu/finaid/index.php:
        do not require repayment.
                                                                      1. Click “myHancock” tab on the upper right
         oans: money borrowed at a low interest rate that
        L
        requires repayment after leaving college or falling below     2. Log on and click “Student” under Menu
        half-time enrollment.                                         3.	On the “Students” page you will see your financial aid
      Scholarships: funds for college that do not require
     	                                                                   requirements, financial aid awards, and other important
      repayment.                                                          financial aid information.
      California College Promise Grant (formerly known
     	
      as BOG Fee Waiver): waives your enrollment fees at a            For additional information, please contact the
      California community college.                                   Financial Aid office at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3200 or
                                                                      email: finaid@hancockcollege.edu
     	Once you’ve qualified for the California College Promise
       Grant, you must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or
       higher and complete more than 50 percent of you
       coursework in order to avoid losing it.

     EOPS-Extended Opportunity Programs and Services
     The mission of the EOPS, CARE, NextUp, & CalWORKs programs is to minimize barriers and to assist educationally and
     economically disadvantaged eligible students in achieving their educational and career goals by providing access to
     “over and above” support services and college resources.

     ACADEMIC/CAREER SERVICES                                         CARE PROGRAM
     • Counseling & advisement                                        • Assist eligible single parents
     • Assistance with priority registration                          • Free school supplies
     • Career & transfer planning                                     • Assistance with transportation and food
     • Computer lab & free printing                                   • Caps and gowns for graduating students
     • Tutoring                                                       • Child care/Educational grant
                                                                      • Single-parent specific workshops
     FINANCIAL SERVICES
     • Assistance with the financial aid process                      NEXTUP PROGRAM
     • Book/cash grant                                                • Assist eligible current/former foster youth
     • Scholarships                                                   • Free school supplies
     • Sponsorships to educational activities/conferences             • Educational grant
     • UC/CSU application fee waivers                                 • Caps and gowns for graduating students
     • www.hancockcollege.edu/finaid/index/php                        • Foster youth specific events/workshops
                                                                      • University/cultural fieldtrips
     PERSONAL SUPPORT
     • AHC/EOPS new student orientation                               CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and
                                                                      Responsibility to Kids)
     • Peer advising
     • Access to support services                                     The CalWORKs program provides an array of support
                                                                      services to students receiving CalWORKs (cash aid
                                                                      assistance). Services may include priority registration, free
                                                                      tutoring, counseling, work study, school supplies and more.
                                                                      Students are referred by the Department of Social Services
                                                                      to pursue education and training.
        For more information on EOPS/CARE/NextUp services:
        Santa Maria campus, building A (Student Services building),      Lompoc Valley Center, building 1, Room 103
        Room 201 (Second Floor)                                          1-805-735-3366 ext. 5206 or email
        1-805-922-6966 ext. 3214                                         eops_care_cwks@hancockcollege.edu
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                                                                         www.facebook.com/AHCEOPS
Veteran
                                                                    Success
                                                                    Center (VSC)
The Veteran Success Center is the heart of the college’s veteran community. The center provides
essential information and services and serves as a gathering place for student-veterans to connect and
socialize. Veterans from all branches of service are welcome and can expect to receive professional,
courteous, and compassionate support as they pursue their educational and vocational goals at Allan
Hancock College.

The Veteran Success Center is located in the
Mechanics Student Center in Room G-101.
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3925
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

      THE PUENTE PROJECT is a national program                     • Are matched with a professional from the community, who
      that helps increase the number of educationally-               will share their knowledge and experience. This will provide
      underserved students who enroll in four-year colleges          mentorship opportunities.
      and universities, earn degrees, and return to the            • Experience cultural activities, assist the community, and
      community as leaders and mentors for succeeding                develop leadership skills.
      generations. The Puente Project is open to all students.
                                                                   • Meet frequently with the Puente counselor to develop and
      PUENTE ELIGIBILITY:                                            monitor a student education plan and for personal/career
      • Eligible for English 101 with 112                            counseling.
      • Plan to transfer to a university                           • Take educational field trips to universities each year and
      • Make a one-year commitment to                                attend an annual statewide Puente student conference.
         all Puente Project components                             If you are interested in learning more or participating in
      • Minimum 2.0 GPA                                            the Puente Project, please contact the Puente counselor:
      STUDENTS OF THIS PROGRAM:                                    Ricardo A. Navarrette
                                                                   ricardo.navarrette@hancockcollege.edu
      • Take English course with a curricular focus on Latino
        literature and experience.                                 1-805-922-6966, ext. 3634
      • Take personal development courses that focus on student
        success and career exploration.

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CAN                            COLLEGE ACHIEVEMENT NOW

     CAN BENEFITS                                         Academic Support:
     As a CAN-TRIO Scholar, you will receive                 • Academic Counseling
                                                             • Organized Study Groups & Tutoring
     individualized assistance through an intense
                                                             • Assistance with selecting classes and creating a
     monitoring system. You will be supported in          		Student Education Plan (SEP)
     reaching your educational and career goals, and in      • Specialized Student Success Workshops
     identifying a successful path towards graduation        • University Transfer Guidance,
     and/or transfer.                                     		Support & Recognition
                                                             • Career & Leadership Development Activities
     CAN STATS                                               • Campus & Cultural Field Trips
                                                             • Priority Registration for classes
     •   94% of CAN-TRIO Scholars are in good academic
         standing.                                        Financial Support:
     •   92% of CAN Scholars persist from one year to       • Assistance with Scholarship Searches,
                                                          		Applications & Opportunities
         the next.                                          • Book loans
     •   49% of CAN Scholars receive an Associate’s         • Free Printing
         degree/certificate AND transfer WITHIN four        • Laptop Lending Program
                                                            • Calculator Lending Program
         years.
     •   71% of CAN Scholars receive an Associate’s       Support System:
         degree or certificate WITHIN four years.            •Social Outings
         (compared to 36% among all AHC students and         •Peer Coaching
                                                             •Community/Staff Mentoring Program
         32% at peer institutions – 2016-2017 data)          •CAN Club Participation
                                                             •Welcoming, Friendly, & Dedicated
                                                          			 CAN Study Center
     PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
     To be eligible for CAN you must be a U.S. Citizen    Santa Maria Campus
     or permanent resident, and you must meet at          Student Services, building A, room 211
     least one of the following criteria:
                                                          800 S College Dr, Santa Maria, CA 93454
       1. First-generation college student
                                                          1-805-922-6966 ext. 3434
         (neither parent has a bachelor’s degree)
                                                          or email: canprogram@hancockcollege.edu
       2. Low income
         (determined by federal guidelines)
       3. Have a verifiable disability
         (e.g.– physical, learning, etc.)

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Allan Hancock College Career Center

CAREER                             CAREER                               CAREER                              SPECIAL
READINESS                          READINESS                            READINESS                           EVENTS
SERVICES                           PROGRAMS                             COUNSELING

Internships                        Career Readiness                     Career Counselors                   Hancock Handshake
The Career Center helps            Academy (CRA)                        Expert career counselors            Career Center staff work with
to place students in paid          CRA is a 12-week, intensive          provide an array of career          local businesses and college
or unpaid internship               hands-on training program            counseling support services         faculty to host industry-specific
opportunities. Students gain       focused on 21st century              in face-to-face, small group,       hiring events targeting CTE
valuable work experience while     employability skills. The CRA        and classroom instruction.          students. These events are
applying classroom lessons.        is co-facilitated with help          This comprehensive planning         targeted to meet workforce
                                   from area business & industry        process serves as a bridge          demands and employment
Job Referrals                      leaders.                             connecting academics and            needs in Northern Santa Barbara
Career Center staff collaborate                                         careers.                            County.
with faculty and industry          SkillsUSA Student Club
recruiters to connect students     SkillsUSA is a national              Career Exploration                  Partnership Advisory
with career opportunities as       organization focused on              In addition to career               Committee Meetings
they become available.             Champions at Work. AHC               assessments and Career              The Career Center hosts advisory
                                   SkillsUSA students are               Cruising software, Career           committee meetings focused
Readiness Workshops                encouraged to participate            Center staff provide exploration    on identifying the needs of
Participants meet in individual,   and further build career and         resources and support to            business in an effort to provide
small group or classroom           leadership skills.                   students upon their request.        improvement to educational
workshops to learn resume                                                                                   opportunities.
writing, interview techniques,     Cooperative Work                     Career Assessments
and Dress 4 Success at the         Experience (CWE)                     Typing tests, personality           Career Exploration Day
Career Center lab.                 Internships                          inventories, and emotional          Career Exploration Day brings
                                   CWE internships combine a            intelligence tests are just         together more than 130 business
Career & Alumni Connect            student’s academic and career        a few of the career tools           and industry representatives and
Career Center staff partners       interests with productive work       offered at the Career Center.       thousands of junior high, high
with industry members              experience. Students earn            These tools are offered             school, and college-age students
to invite employers to             transferable college credit while    online on the Career Center         who attend workshops to learn
connect with students and          working in full- or part-time jobs   website and in the Career           more about local industries.
alumni on campus through           or unpaid/volunteer positions.       Center lab. Appointments
classroom presentations,                                                are recommended but are             Career Readiness
breakout sessions, career          Junior Day                           not required. Walk-ins are          Digital Badges
demonstrations, and speed          High school Career Technical         welcome.
recruiting events called           Education (CTE) classes visit
Ready, Set, Go!                    the Santa Maria campus to            CTE Career Coaching
                                   meet with instructors, career        Career counselors regularly
Career Closet                      counselors, and Career               meet with CTE students before,
The Associated Student Body        Center staff to learn about          during, and after their scheduled
Government (ASBG) and the          CTE programs at the college.         CTE class. This hybrid approach
Career Center have established     Students also receive career         allows counselors to directly
the Career Closet. The Career      readiness training during their      impact the students learning
Closet offers new and gently       half-day visit.                      environment.
used professional business
attire for interviews at no cost
to students in need. Interested
students can receive more
information regarding the
program at the Career Center.

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LUNCH
                                                                                       LOCKER
           FOOD SHARE
           BECAUSE WE CARE

      Students can pick up non-perishable food and fresh
      produce while supplies last.                                                 If there is a need between the weekly Food Share
      Please check the website for the most                                        Because We Care, students can receive non-perishable
      up-to-date times and days                                                    food Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.

                                                                                   SANTA MARIA CAMPUS                        LOMPOC VALLEY CENTER
      SANTA MARIA CAMPUS                     LOMPOC VALLEY CENTER                  8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Student              8 a.m.-12 p.m. in Room 2-116
      Drive through in front of building D   Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. outside of     Activities and Outreach office
      on Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m.             building 1.                           inside the Mechanics Bank
                                                                                   Student Center (Room G105)

                                                                                   Food is provided by the Santa Barbara County Foodbank and the
                                                                                   Allan Hancock College Foundation and is available to all
      hancockcollege.edu/foodshare/index.php                                       Allan Hancock College students.

     Questions?
     Santa Maria campus:                           Lompoc Valley Center:
     Student Activities and Outreach               Christine Grelck, Coordinator
     1-805-922-6966 ext. 3229                      1-805-735-3366 ext. 5215
     www.hancockcollege.edu

                                                                                              Need business apparel for an upcoming job

           CAREER
                                                                                              interview or career-related event? The Allan
                                                                                              Hancock College Career Closet can outfit you for
                                                                                              success. Students are encouraged to keep all

           CLOSET
                                                                                              items of clothing — all free of charge!

                                                                                              Students can choose from a variety of
                                                                                              professional attire, including:
           Dress for success!                                                                 • Men’s business suits and professional attire
                                                                                              • Women’s business and professional attire
                                                                                              • Men’s and women’s accessories
                                                                                              • Assorted footwear

                                                                                              Hours of Operation are by appointment only
                                                                                              Contact the AHC Career Specialist: 1-805-922-6966, ext. 3374
                                                                                              Appointments will be Tuesday or Thursday,
                                                                                              between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

                                                                                              FOR MORE INFORMATION:
                                                                                              Visit www.hancockcollege.edu/careers

                                                                                                 POWERED BY

                                                                                                                    CAREER CENTER

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Resources for Undocumented Students
                                                  Announcement, updates, and resources for AB 540 and
                                                  other undocumented students are available on the Allan
                                                  Hancock College website, under College Resources
                                                  www.hancockcollege.edu/dream
                                                  For more information, questions, or concerns contact any member of
                                                  the Undocu Support Working Group. We are here with you.
                                                  Cynthia Diaz                            Lucerito Salgado
                                                  Counselor                               Noncredit Counseling Coordinator
                                                  cdiaz@hancockcollege.edu                lucerito.salgado@hancockcollege.edu
                                                  Dayana Zepeda                           Mayra Morales
                                                  Noncredit Counselor                     Noncredit Counselor
                                                  dayana.zepeda@hancockcollege.edu        mmorales@hancockcollege.edu
                                                  Gemma Garcia                            Mayte Solis
                                                  Student Success Retention Specialist,   Aim to Dream Center Coordinator &
                                                  Co-advisor to Dream Club                Dream Club Advisor
                                                  Gemma.garcia@hancockcollege.edu         msolis@hancockcollege.edu
                                                  Josie Cabanas                           Raul Aldama
                                                  Coordinator, Admissions & Records       Financial Aid Specialist
                                                  jcabanas@hancockcollege.edu             raul.aldama@hancockcollege.edu
                                                  Juanita Tuan                            Victoria “Tori” Rivas
                                                  EOPS Counselor                          AIM/BSI Office Technician
                                                  jtuan@hancockcollege.edu                vrivas@hancockcollege.edu

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SUPPORT
Aim to Dream Center                                            Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented
located in Room K11, Allan Hancock College                     Student Success
Santa Maria campus and Room 2-111 at the                       www.ccc-uss.org
Lompoc Valley Center.                                          The Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented Student
                                                               Success (CCC-USS) is comprised of faculty and staff from
                                                               Allan Hancock College; Cal Poly, SLO; and Cuesta College.
Allan Hancock College Dream Club
                                                               They are dedicated to creating and sustaining a support
The mission of the student-led Dream Club is to promote
                                                               system for students who are AB540/undocumented and
available resources at Allan Hancock College to those
                                                               ensuring educational equity for all students.
who meet the requirements for AB540 status, advocate
for their interests, and provide financial assistance to
those who receive limited assistance from the college          AB 540 Coalition of Santa Barbara County
due to their migrant status.                                   www.ab540coalition.org
                                                               Group of local educators from public schools,
IMPORTA of Santa Barbara                                       community organizations, parents, and students. The
www.importasb.org                                              mission is to create social change by empowering AB540
IMPORTA is a nonprofit organization authorized by the          students, parents, and allies with the information and
U.S. Justice Department to represent and provide legal         tools necessary to access higher education
counsel for low-income immigrants

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
United We Dream
Unitedwedream.org
United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation. Their
powerful, nonpartisan network is made up of more than 100,000 immigrant youth and allies
and 55 affiliate organizations in 26 states. They organize and advocate for the dignity and
fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status
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TRANSFER INFORMATION
     The University Transfer Center (UTC) assists students in       The Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)
     all aspects of their transfer process: from researching and
     visiting universities to developing a personalized course      program offers California community college
     plan that best meets their needs and maximizes university      students guaranteed admission to the
     admission opportunities. The UTC also provides workshops       following universities:
     and personalized support to assist students with completing
                                                                    UC Davis
     university applications, understanding financial aid and
                                                                    UC Irvine
     clarifying the major/career related questions that typically
                                                                    UC Merced
     arise during the transfer process.
                                                                    UC Santa Barbara
     Associate in Arts Transfer Degree (AA-T) and Associate         UC Santa Cruz
     in Science Transfer Degree (AS-T) offer Hancock students       UC Riverside
     guaranteed transfer pathways into the California State         Brandman University
     University system. Students who earn transfer degrees          University of LaVerne (at VAFB)
     are guaranteed admission to the CSU system with junior         Northern Arizona University
     standing.                                                      Arizona State University
     Transfer degrees include:                                      It’s important to stay up-to-date with important transfer
                                                                    related information and reminders.
                                                                    Contact the University Transfer Center for information and
     Administration Of Justice    Kinesiology                       to schedule an appointment with a counselor.
     Anthropology                 Mathematics                       1-805-922-6966 ext. 3363
     Business Administration      Physics                           www.hancockcollege.edu/utc
     Chemistry                    Political Science
     Communication Studies        Psychology                        FOLLOW US ON:
     Computer Science             Sociology
     Early Childhood              Spanish
     Education                    Studio Arts
     Elementary Education         Dietetics & Nutrition
                                                                          @AHCUniversityTransferCenter
     English                      Theatre Arts
     History
                                                                          @AHC_UTC                @AHC_UTC

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