Re-Entry FAQ

What is the Re-Entry Resource Program?

The Re-Entry Resource Program is tailored to assist adults returning to school make a smooth transition, overcome barriers unique to returning adults, and successfully attain their college goals and objectives.

Who is considered a re-entry student?

You are considered a re-entry student if you are an adult returning to school after a gap in your education, either from high school to college or from college to college. Re-entry students are diverse, ranging from career changers, vocational students, professionals returning to school, displaced homemakers, or welfare to work participants.

How can the Re-Entry Resource Program help me?

We can provide personal assistance with the registration process, workshops based on re-entry student issues,  specialized referrals to both on and off campus resources and information about Re-Entry scholarships. We will work with you on an individual basis to help you get started, succeed in school, and be better prepared for the future once you complete your degree. 

What scholarships are available?

Re-Entry scholarships are available every Fall semester. For more information about these scholarships, please visit: www.cerritos.edu/foundationscholarships.

  • Artesia-Cerritos Women's Club Scholarship - $750
  • Carmen Solis Pratt Scholarship - $1800
  • E. Maude West Scholarship - $700
  • Ellen Carver Scholarship - $700
  • Golden Girls Scholarship - $750
  • Jean O. Michael Scholarship - $1000
  • Norwalk Woman's Club Scholarship - $750
  • Susan Bennion-Boyle Memorial Scholarship - $1000

How do I apply for a scholarship?

To apply for a scholarship, please visit: www.cerritoscf.org

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