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Providing Programs and Services to Assist You in College Life

From Veteran Services to International Students, and from the Puente Program to Disabled Student Programs and Services, Sierra College provides students with caring, individualized support.


A program to assist students who are current or former TANF/CalWorks recipients.

Disabled Students

Assisting students with disabilities to perform on an equal basis as students without disabilities in an integrated campus setting.


Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a counseling support program for low income and educationally disadvantaged students.

First Year Experience

The First Year Experience program is designed to help students succeed during their first year of college.

Guardian Scholars (Former Foster Youth)

The Guardian Scholars Program provide services to identified and verified current or former foster youth (FFY) attending Sierra College.

Honors Program

To receive Honors at Sierra College, students may take classes for Honors Credit or students may join the Sierra College Honor Society.

International Students

Sierra College student population provides an excellent opportunity for international students to improve their English and academic skills at a faster pace.

New Legacy Program

The mission of the New Legacy Committee is to create a Sierra College campus community and learning environment committed to increased success, retention, transfer and goal attainment rates for historically underrepresented students.

Puente Program

Puente has provided tens of thousands of California students with a vision of success and the support to make that vision a reality.


RISE is a new guided pathway academic support program designed for new, just out of high school students who are starting college at Sierra.

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a program of weekly review sessions for students in difficult courses.


For first generation students (parents have not earned a Bachelor’s degree), TRiO is a federally funded program which helps students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education.


Umoja (Swahili for “unity”) is a state-wide program designed to help improve academic success rates for African American students.

Veteran Services

Providing veterans with a full range of services, including our Boots to Books Learning Community.

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