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Continuing Students

The County Approved Eligibility & Continuing Student Form are due May 1, 2020.
(Please read Semester Eligibility for further county instructions)
A Continuing Student Form must be turned in to the front desk along with your County Approved Eligibility Documentation
  • Los Angeles County
    • Verification of Benefits From can be printed directly from the D.P.S.S website.
    • Notice of Action sent to you by the county
    • Going to the county Eligibility office customer service line and requesting a printed and stamped copy of your Verification of Benefits form
  • Orange County
    • You must contact your county Case Worker to obtain a Verification of Benefits Form
  • Keep in mind that all forms, no matter the county, must be dated within the semester and display Cash-Aid not Cal Fresh, Transportation, or childcare
  • Please note: 
    • Summer eligibility MUST be dated between May and August
    • Fall eligibility MUST be dated between August and December
    • Spring eligibility MUST be dated between January and May 
 
 

COVID-19 UPDATE: VERY IMPORTANT PLEASE READ:Please attach the Verification of Benefits in PDF form (or image) along with the Continuing Student Form (attached in this email) and email it to Blanca P. Gamez bgamez@cerritos.edu .

IF YOU ARE A LOS ANGELES COUNTY PARTICIPANT

Options:
1. Contact your GAIN service worker and “self-report”progress, and submit grades at a later time.
2. Email Blanca P. Gamez at bgamez@cerritos.edu to schedule an online counseling appointment.

IF YOU ARE AN ORANGE COUNTY PARTICIPANT

Options:
1. Contact your caseworker and “self-report” progress, and submit grades at a later time.
2. Email Blanca Gamez at bgamez@cerritos.edu to schedule an online counseling appointment.

*Please note that all forms will be mailed to you from your county case worker.

IF YOU ARE A LOS ANGELES COUNTY PARTICIPANT

Options:
1. Contact your GAIN service worker and "self-report" attendance.
2. Email the signed form (PDF/Photo) to Blanca P. Gamez at bgamez@cerritos.edu 

IF YOU ARE AN ORANGE COUNTY PARTICIPANT

Options:
1. Contact your caseworker and “self-report” progress, and submit grades at a later time.
2. Email Blanca P. Gamez at bgamez@cerritos.edu  to schedule an online counseling appointment.

*Please note that all forms will be mailed to you from your county case worker. 

Options:
1. Contact your GAIN service worker and request items "required" based on your class syllabus.
2. Complete the Educational Materials Workshop Form and and submit to Blanca P. Gamez at bgamez@cerritos.edu, along with your class syllabus (PDF/Photo). Download Ed Material Request Form

*For computer/laptop/printer request, please note that you will need to schedule an appointment with a counselor to write and attach a letter of support.

  • This form is due every Fall and Spring Semesters
    • Forms submitted with grades of C or below will be required to meet with a CalWORKs counselor 
    • Fall 2020 WIP Form Coming Soon...
  • CalWORKs students can obtain a 30-day extension on student fees (CCSA, Health, Lab Fees, etc.) by completing a Student Appeal Form.
  • The CalWORKs office is trying to reduce paper waste. With that said, copies will no longer be automatically given to students, unless they request to have them. Copies can be requested by completing the "Other" option in the Student Appeal Form.
  • If you are required by your county worker to re-submit paperwork, email your pay-stubs, ancillary request, and or email class schedules. You can request a staff member to email all paperwork directly to your case worker by completing the "Other" option in the Student Appeal Form, and specifying what you are submitting and who your worker is.
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