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Project HOPE

What is a community of learners? 

  • Students working collaboratively with faculty in a friendly and supportive environment 
  • Students with similar majors and/or career goals providing support to one another

Why participate in a community of learners?

  • To receive priority registration in your math and science classes
  • To transfer to a four-year college/university or enter into a health-professional program sooner than other students
  • To meet other students with similar interests and career goals

What are the requirements to join the Project HOPE Community of Learners?

  • You must be a currently enrolled Project HOPE student
  • You must have completed or been placed into English 100 or higher
  • You must have completed or been placed into Math 80 or higher
  • You must currently have and maintain at least a cumulative 2.75 GPA  
  • You must have completed and passed with a grade of "C" or higher either COUN 101 A, COUN 101 B, COUN 101 C, or COUN 200, prior to enrolling in the Project HOPE Community of Learners
  • You must complete and sign a Project HOPE Community of Learners contract each year that you participate in the program       
  • You must submit a current copy of your unofficial Cerritos College transcripts along with your community of learners contract

What requirements must be met while enrolled in the Project HOPE Community of Learners?

  • You must participate in at least three Project HOPE activities during the course of the academic year, or during the Spring semester, for mid-year program enrollees
  • You must meet with the Project HOPE counselor at least once per semester
  • You must maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA and you must earn a grade of "C"  or higher in each of your community of learners classes
  • You must submit an academic progress support each semester
  • You must attend tutoring sessions for a minimum of 1.5 hours each month and for a minimum total of 7 hours per semester for either your math or science classes     


To find out more about the Project HOPE Community of Learners, please contact us at (562) 860-2451 ext, 7847, or stop by the Project HOPE office, which is located in the Physical Science and Technology building in office PST 209.    

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