September 30

Hispanic Designers Inc. Scholarships
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October 31

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship
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Walk-In College / Career Information Center (CCIC)

Walk-In College / Career Information Center (CCIC)

The College Information Centers enh ance access to higher education for students attending Oakland schools and trying to get to college. Our mission is to provide information and counseling services related to college admission, financial aid and other topics associated with pursuing a higher education.

One-on-one and workshop style services provided at the Centers include the following:

  • Academic and career advising - assistance in developing long term educational plans
  • Information on college admissions requirements and assistance with completion of college applications
  • Financial planning for college, including assistance in completing the necessary paperwork
  •  Academic tutoring and test-preparation instruction
  • Guidance and referral for secondary-school reentrants, including GED placements and review 
  • Presentations and drop-in advising by college representatives 
  • Referrals for personal counseling, employment opportunities and other non-academic needs to community-based providers.

Services at the centers are open to all students at the school sites. Come visit us at:

Life Academy High School
Room: 105
2101 35th Ave.
(510) 534-3046

Castlemont Community of Small Schools
Room: The Library
8601 Mac Arthur Blvd
(510) 879-8930

MetWest High School (Open to all students in OUSD)
Room: First Floor in the Harper Building
314 E. 10th St.

(510) 879-4654

College Coliseum Prep. Academy
Room: Family Resource Center
1390 66th Ave
(510) 879-2456

Our services are free of charge.

Sponsored by: East Bay Consortium of Educational Institutions / Cal-SOAP and the Oakland Unified School District.