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Early Alert Program (EAP)

The CalWORKs program has established an Early Alert Program (EAP) to guide students through their educational process. The goal is to help students obtain a better understanding of the requirements and resources that Cerritos College offers in order to obtain a Certificate of Achievement, Associate of Arts degree, or transfer to achieve a higher education.

As part of the CalWORKs and Early Alert Program (EAP), students are required to attend a Student Success Orientation to maintain early enrollment where they will:

Learn how to use campus resources, such as: 

  • Admissions, Counseling, Financial Aid, Health & Wellness, Student Success Center
  • Develop an Education Plan
  • Learn Strategies for Student Success

Priority Enrollment

  1. Take the Placement Test in English, Reading and Math
    For more information on how to apply contact the assessment office at (562) 860-2451 ext. 2599
  2. Attend a CalWORKs Student Success Orientation EAP Orientation with Blanca Gamez
    If you have NOT attended an Orientation please call to schedule your EAP Orientation at (562) 860-2451 ext. 2377
  3. Meet with a counselor to develop a Comprehensive Student Educational Plan
    For appointments please contact our front desk at (562) 860-2451 ext. 2593
  4. Register for classes on your appointment date.
    Visit your MyCerritos page to find out your registration date
  5. Complete and Turn-in aWork-In-Progress Report (WIP)


Have more EAP Questions? Contact Blanca Gamez by email at or by phone at (562) 860-2451 ext. 2377   

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