Admissions & Records
Priority Zero Registration – Assembly Bill 194; grants the opportunity for Current and Former Foster Youth priority registration as long as the foster youth is eligible under the new Admissions and Reorder’s registration policy. Foster Youth who qualify for priority registration is defined by whether the student is now, or has been, in a court ordered out-of-home placement. Examples of out-of-home placement are: foster home, group home, or court-ordered placement with a relative. Verified Foster Youth or former foster youth will be eligible to receive Priority Zero Registration up until 24 years of age.
Verified Foster Youth– Foster Youth or former foster youth can be automatically verified by the college by using two lists from FAFSA application or the Chafee Grant list, and for those foster youth who have not been verified within the normal process do the following:
Foster Youth can submit proof of placement to the Financial Aid Office (916-558-2501), Admission and Records (916-558-2351) or the EOPS Office (916-558-2403). Documents that will be accepted as verification for foster youth or former foster youth placement are the following;
- Chafee verification,
- Department of Human Assistance “Dependency Verification Card”,
- Court documents verifying placement,
- Proof of Dependency
For more information about Admissions & Records please visit their full website.
Assistance with priority acceptance into the EOPS application progress, which includes all resources available to an EOPS student and much more
- priority registration
- Book Assistance
- School supplies
- Academic, career and individual Counseling
- Financial Aid (FA) assistance with general FA and Chafee Grant
- Referral to on-campus and community resources
EOPS website for more information (click here)
Fosturing Future Group
Fosturing Futures is a current or former foster youth (FY) which meets as a group to connect with others FY who are attending Sacramento City College. You do not need to be in the EOPS program to attend the Fosturing Future meetings or events. There are 3 staff members from EOPS who dedicate their time to work together to organize meetings to offer information on a number of topics which include financial aid, educational planning, , self-awareness, budgeting, team building and community resources, campus tours, campus and community giveaways, housing opportunities, and many other areas that are of interest and need to our foster youth. As well as transfer information specific to foster youth, and college tours connecting you to university foster youth programs.
For more information about EOPS please visit their full website.
Our primary goals are to provide a place where students feel valued, respected, at ease, and
confident. RISE is a place where students can share their victories, their defeats, their opinions, and their talents. We believe all students can successfully complete college if they choose to. A commitment must be made that includes sacrifice, focus, personal responsibility, and a lot of dedicated hard work. To this end, RISE offers
- Academic and Personal Counseling
- Tutorial Services
- Book Loan Program
- University Tours
- Computer/Printing Access
- Healthy and Safe Learning Environment
For more information about RISE please visit their full website.
Free tutoring services are provided to support student success. SCC offers department specific tutoring and “Open” tutoring service for all academic and vocational classes.
Please visit the Tutoring Services page to view all the locations student’s can access tutoring and other academic help.