Student Services

Student Services Contact Information

San Diego College of Continuing Education is committed to assisting students achieve success in their educational and career goals. A comprehensive array of student services and activities promotes the success of all students.

Student Services Help (General)

The Division of Student Services provides comprehensive support services to help students achieve their academic and career goals. Below is a list of support services and program contact information.

Contact: 619-388-SDCE

Apprenticeship Readiness Program (ARP)

The Apprenticeship Readiness Program (ARP) provides participants 18 and older an opportunity to explore skills trade careers in the construction field.

Contact: Aurora Alvarez – Coordinator,

Associated Student Body (ASB)

The purpose of the Associated Student Body (ASB) is to promote the interests and welfare of the students and the campus community. Membership is open to all students.

CE at Mesa – Anagit Traganza,
CE at Miramar & North City – Matthew Zobin,
ECC – Jeffrey Inocencio,
Chavez – Chinazom Iwuaba,
Mid City – Angie Sanchez-Castillo,
West City – Alexandra Ruhl,

Be Well CCE

Be Well CCE provides Mental Health Services, Student Health Services, referrals and programming and other tools and supports for your mental wellness.

Black Student Success Program

The Black Student Success Program (BSSP) is an initiative aimed at boosting the academic and professional success of Black students. It offers support services such as academic help, mentorship, mental health resources, and career development opportunities.

Contact: Dr. Terry Sivers – Program Coordinator, or 619-388-4507

CAEP (California Adult Education Program)

CAEP assists students transitioning from SDUSD, both AE/HSD students and HS graduates, to enter SDCCE CTE and other CAEP instructional programs as part of their post-high school education transition and career goals.

Contact: Abubakar Haji – Counselor,

CalWORKs Program

CalWORKs assists students receiving public assistance to achieve self-sufficiency through coordinated academic and student services. CalWORKs student support services include counseling, work readiness, employment skills training, and expanded resource and referrals.

Contact: 619-388-4530 (Mid-City Campus) or 619-388-4933 (ECC Campus)

Career and College Transition

Career and College Transitions helps students in one-on-one and workshop platforms for job readiness that includes, career planning, job search, career assessment and exploration, resume preparation and interview techniques.

Contacts for specific programs:
Sandy Hamel – Job Developer for Auto, HVAC, Welding & Plumbing Careers
or 619-800-3249

Jennifer Kennedy – Job Developer for Child Development, Business, Computers, Information Technology and Digital Media, Office Careers
or 619-800-3093

Zuri Williams – Job Developer for Clothing and Textile Arts, Culinary and Healthcare Careers
or 619-800-3437

Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS)

Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) supports disabled students in their personal, educational, and vocational goals. Examples of services include enrollment assistance, interpreters for Deaf students, use of special equipment and adaptive devices, and specialized counseling and referral.

Contact: or 619-388-4812

Gateway to College and Career for Immigrants, Refugees and English Language Learners

Young adults, who are ages 18-24 years old, and who identity as Immigrants, Refugees or English Language Learners should reach out to our Gateway to College and Careers program.

Contact: Chris Williams – Gateway Coordinator,

Immigrant Support Program (ISP)

The Immigrant Support Program is a specialized initiative aimed at promoting the academic success and cultural integration of international students. It provides services such as language assistance, mentorship programs, and customized workshops.

Contact: Sheyla Castillo – Counselor, or 619-388-1940
Location: The ISP Student Resource Center – Room 212 at the Cesar Chavez campus

LGTBQIA+ Program

The LGBTQIA+ program provides support, resources, and advocacy for LGBTQIA students by offering educational programs, counseling services, and events promoting diversity.

Contact: Dr. Lisa Carulli – Counselor, or 619-800-5264

Outreach Services

Outreach Services to empower students through increasing awareness of and access to SDCCE’s academic and student support courses.

Contact: or 619-388-1285


PATHWAYS creates educational communities for homeless students by providing intensive support services and case management.

Contact: Samantha Stanley – Program Coordinator, or 619-388-4933

San Diego Promise

The San Diego Promise program and the CE program supports students who wish to further their educational endeavors at San Diego City, San Diego Miramar and San Diego Mesa campuses.

Contact: Franklin Garrett, Associate Dean of Student Support Programs, or 619-388-1871


SDCCE CARES is a basic needs program designed to help students meet needs of food, housing, computer, transportation, childcare, health care, and mental wellness.

Information and request form: or contact

Veterans Services

Veteran Services prepares Veteran students for their academic and career pathways.

Contact: Crystal Saldana - School Certifying Official, or 619-388-4853

Mission: San Diego College of Continuing Education commits to student success and community enrichment by providing tuition-free, accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and support services to diverse learners in pursuit of lifelong learning, training, career advancement, and pathways to credit more about the SDCCE mission »