The PUENTE Project

The Puente Project is an academic, counseling and mentoring program that has improved college persistence and success rates for thousands of California’s educationally under-served students. The Puente mission is to increase the number of community college students who:

  • Transfer and enroll in four-year colleges and universities
  • Earn college degrees
  • Return to the community as mentors and leaders

Program Benefits

  • Academic Counseling
  • Guaranteed English and Counseling courses
  • Local college field trips and cultural events
  • Annual Northern California College Tour
  • Mentoring and networking with community leaders
  • Leadership and volunteer experience
  • University and college transfer preparation

Program Eligibility

  • Must be enrolled full-time for Fall and Spring semesters (12 units or more each semester)
  • Enrollment in ENGL 099 F or ENGL 100 F and COUN 101 F during Fall semester
  • Enrollment in ENGL 100 F or ENGL 103 F and COUN 163 F during Spring semester
  • Mandatory attendance to all free Puente events

Contact Information


Email: puente@fullcoll.edu

Phone: (714) 992.7084

Location


Counseling Center

2000 building, 2nd Floor

Recruitment


Spring 2018 Semester

(February-May)

Puente Video


Created by Elli England

Updated 11/2017 by Elsa Aguirre