Classroom Resources - College Resources

 Student Success Center

  • The Success Center guides students to the completion of their academic goals by creating an accessible, responsive, constructive, learner-centered space for students to become active, independent, and confident learners. Meeting students where they are as learners, the Center can promotes success by supporting the development of academic skills and strategies, personal responsibility, and an understanding of both college culture and effective decision making. The Success Center supports instructional objective of the faculty and advances the educational and retention efforts of Cerritos College in a coordinated effort to support student success. 
  • Website: http://cms.cerritos.edu/sc/ 
  • Location: Learning Resource Center Building, LC 137
  • Phone: (562) 860-2451 x2855
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 9:00 am-9:00 pm, Fri 10:00 am-2:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am-3:00 pm. 

Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS)

  • Students with limitations due to a disability may receive support services and instruction from Disabled Student Programs and Services. Those students with mobility, visual, hearing, speech, psychological and other health impairments as well as learning and developmental disabilities are served.
  • Website: http://cms.cerritos.edu/dsps/
  • Location: Liberal Arts/Disabled Students Programs and Services Building 
  • Phone: (562) 860-2451 x2335
  • Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8:00 am-7:00pm, Fri. 8:00 am-12:00pm.

Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS)

  • The goal of EOPS is to provide positive encouragement directed to the enrollment, retention, and transfer/transition of disadvantaged students, and to stimulate their interest in social and intellectual, educational, and vocational development.
  • Location:Administration Building (South end)
  • Website: http://cms.cerritos.edu/eops/
  • Phone: (562) 860-2451 x2398
  • Hours: Mon.-Thurs.8:00 am-7:00 pm, Fri. 8:00 am-12:00 pm.

First-Year Experience

  • We have a program that gives you a great start in college!
  • A guaranteed set of classes that are "packaged" together for you. They are arranged in groups that we call "Houses" for students entering the college at three different skill levels: House A, B, and C. Your first semester schedule of classes is designed for you -- no registration problems or disappointments! Counselors help you every step of the way.The opportunity to become part of a special learning community.You will take classes with the same students all semester long, giving you the chance to form study groups and lasting friendships -- a campus" family." A coordinated set of classes selected to promote your success here.
  • Website: http://cms.cerritos.edu/lcp/fye.htm
  • Location: Multipurpose Building, MP-100 A-F
  • Phone (562) 860-2451 x2782
  • Hours: Mon. & Thurs. 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Tues. & Wed. 8:00 am-6:00 pm, Fri. 8:00 am-12:00 pm. 

Scholar's Honors Program

  • The Scholars' Honors Program (SHP) is the academic and social home that Cerritos College provides for talented and motivated students who plan to transfer to four-year institutions. All applications are evaluated individually. Applications are encouraged from students who believe they can benefit from the Program and succeed in it, even if they do not meet all of the criteria.Applications are especially encouraged from re-entry students, from those in historically underrepresented ethnic and cultural groups, and from any students who have good reason to feel that their academic record does not well-represent their potential.
  • Website: http://cms.cerritos.edu/shp/
  • Location: Learning Resource Center Building, LC 52
  • Phone: (562) 860-2451 x2728
  • Hours: Hours may vary. 

International Student Services

  • The Office of International Student Services (OISS) fosters the education and development of International Students with F-1 status, to empower them to achieve their academic and professional goals. The OISS provides assistance with admission, academic counseling, advising, cross-cultural adjustment, and compliance requirements.
  • Website: http://cms.cerritos.edu/oiss/
  • Location: Santa Barbara Building
  • Phone: (562) 860-2451 x2133
  • Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. 

Language Center

  • The Language Center is open to all students enrolled in Foreign Language classes, including ESL classes. Students use the Lab to complete lab workbook assignments in their texts, listen to and compare their pronunciation with interactive tapes, watch videos, and to practice what they learn in the classroom.
  • Website: http://cms.cerritos.edu/language-center/
  • Location: Learning Resource Center, LC 174
  • Phone: (562) 860-2451 x2853
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 9:00 am-9:00 pm, Fri 10:00 am-2:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am-3:00 pm. 

Re-Entry Resource Program

  • The Re-Entry Resource Program is committed to helping students recapture their dreams by using education as an avenue to change. We strive to empower students by connecting them with the resources and services they need to proactively resolve obstacles and facilitate the attainment of their educational and professional goals.
  • Website: http://cms.cerritos.edu/re-entry-program/
  • Location: Multipurpose Building, second floor within the Career Services Department. 
  • Phone:(562) 860-2451 x2362
  • Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs. 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Tues. 10:00 am-7:00 pm, Fri. 8:00 am-12:00 pm.

Teacher TRAC

  • The Teacher TRAC program offers many services, programs, and pathways for students interested in teaching K-12. For students interested in becoming an elementary school teacher, Teacher TRAC's flagship program is a partnership with California State University Long Beach. As a student in the integrated, standards based Teacher TRAC / CSULB program, you can earn your Bachelor's degree and multiple subject teaching credential, and complete your student teaching.
  • Website: http://cms.cerritos.edu/teachertrac/
  • Location:Multipurpose Building, MP-100 Office A-F
  • Phone: (562) 860-2451 x 2212
  • Hours: Mon. & Thurs. 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Tues. & Wed. 8:00 am-6:00 pm, Fri. 8:00 am-12:00 pm.

Transfer Center

  • The Transfer Center helps students prepare for transfer. We are dedicated to helping students successfully transfer to a four-year university. We have information about the campuses of the University of California, the California State Universities, along with independent and out-of-state colleges and universities.
  • Website: http://cms.cerritos.edu/transfer-center/
  • Location: Administration Building Quad by the west entrance.
  • Phone: (562) 860-2451 x 2154
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00 am - 7:00 pm, Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 pm