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Student Services

A-Z Program and Services Guide 




Adapted Physical Education
Program designed to benefit and improve physical fitness to students with disabilities.


PE 663

Admissions and Records Office
Processes student applications, registration, transcripts, residency, general petitions, changing records, etc.


SCS, 1st Fl

Assessment Center/Placement Tests
Assesses skill levels in English, English as a Second language, Math, Chemistry, and Biology




SCS, 1st floor
Room 143

All-sports program for students interested in competing at a high level athletic competition (19 sports programs for men and women)


PE Quad

Career Services
College major and career planning resources are provided by the Counseling Department


SCS, 2nd Fl

Counseling and Advising Center
Academic advising, career planning, personal counseling


SCS, 2nd Fl
Room 201

Cross Cultural Partners (CCP)
De Anza pairs local and ESL students for intercultural experience to improve language proficiency, share culture, and exchange language


ATC, Room 304

De Anza Associated Student Body (DASB)
Represents the students’ interests on college and district committees developing college policies


Campus Center, Lower Level

Disability Support Services (DSS)
Accommodations and services, including sign language, interpreting/captioning & assistive technology


SCS, 1st Fl
Room 141

Educational Diagnostic Center
Assessment, accommodation and services to promote success in college courses


LCW, 1st Fl
Room 110

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)
Support services to assist low income and academically disadvantaged California residents


Campus Center, Lower Level

Financial Aid and Scholarships
Free Application for Federal Student Aid, BOG Fee Waiver, Grants, Loans, Scholarships, Work-Study


Baldwin Winery, off main patio

Health Services
Free and low cost health services to students (health education pamphlets, flu shot, minor first aid, over-the-counter medicines, physical exams, etc.)


Campus Center, Lower Level

Honors Program
College-wide, interdisciplinary learning community for students with high aspirations and a strong commitment to learning


Building S33 B

Inter Club Council (ICC) and Student Clubs
More than 50 clubs that cover a diverse range of students


Campus Center,
Lower Level

International Student Programs (ISP)
Assists international students with registration, orientation and counseling services


LCW, Room 102

Learning in Communities (LinC)
An interdisciplinary learning communities program comprising linked courses and a cohort of students exploring topics and themes from multiple perspectives

Program Contacts:
Matt Abrahams -  408.864.8534
Anu Khanna - 408.864.8579

Lifetime Fitness and Wellness Center
Offers a variety of workout options, including aerobic and strength development, memberships options available


PE Quad Building, PE 6

Math Performance Success (MPS)

A year-long cohort program to help students succeed in math, from pre-algebra to college-level math


SCS, 2nd floor

Occupational Training Institute (OTI)
Assists socio-economically disadvantaged students with high-quality training and employment services (counseling, career education, job placement and retention services). See the list of OTI programs below.

  • CalWORKs: State-funded, welfare-to-work program designed to help students on TANF

  • Comptechs: Provides hands-on technical support internships for students and assist disadvantage local students by providing free computers


Seminar Building

Office of College Life
Information and resource center for students, staff and community members (housing, book exchange, free legal advice, discount cards for amusement parks, etc.)


Campus Center, Lower Level

Outreach and Relations with Schools
Coordinates institutional outreach and recruitment efforts and work collaboratively with local high schools


Seminar Bldg.

Student Success Center (Tutorial Services)
The Student Success Center offers workshops and drop-in, group and individual tutoring to help guide student success at De Anza and beyond through five different programs.


  • Academic Skills
    The Academic Skills Center supports student success by offering academic support outside of the traditional classroom environment through skills workshops and SKIL 232, a specialized Skills course.  The Academic Skills Center also provides learning resources for students registered in a Skills course, including a computer lab with internet access, books, and resources.


Library 107A

  • General Subject Tutoring
    We  offer drop-in, group, and weekly individual/pair tutoring in a variety of subjects including Accounting, Economics, History, Political Science, and several World Languages.


Library 107

  • Listening and Speaking Center
    LSC offers tutoring and small group English practice sessions for second language learners. Students  improve English communication skills through the use of ESL software and programs like Cross Cultural Partners and The Language Exchange. You do not have to be an ESL student to participate.


L 47  (L Quad)

  • Math, Science and Technology Resource Center Trained tutors provide weekly, drop-in individual and group tutoring in math and science courses. Also houses MPS, Enable Math, study groups and labs. Provides a variety of learning support activities such as workshops and study groups.


S-43 (S Quad)


Library 107

Student Success and Retention Services (SSRS)
Academic enrichment and support services for students with historically low retention and transfer rates, including first-generation college students. Each program provides a community of peer mentors, tutors, faculty, counselors and program staff to assist students in defining their educational goaal and developing a plan of action to achieve them.

Unless noted, contact the  SSRS office for more program info.

SCS, 2nd floor


  • IMPACT AAPI: Program supporting academic achievement for Asian Pacific Islander subgroups historically underrepresented in higher education. Contact: 408.864.8973

  • Puente Project: A cohort program designed to accelerate university transfer by combining English instruction, counseling and mentoring.
    Contact: 408.864.8731

  • Sankofa Scholars: Program designed to address retention and success of African ancestry students

  • Summer Bridge: Program designed to help students transition from high school to community college

Transfer Center
Transfer advising, Transfer Admission Agreements (TAAs), university catalogs and university representatives


SCS, 2nd floor

Student Services
Building: Administration
Contact: Student Services

Last Updated: 3/27/15