Student Success Opportunities

Learn About the UC Davis Transfer Opportunity Program (TOP) 

UC Davis Transfer Opportunity Program (TOP) coordinator, Sandy Xiong, will be hosting UC application workshops in Delta's Career Transfer Center.

If you're interested in applying to a UC, please visit the Career Transfer Center calendar for workshop dates.

For more information about TOP at UC Davis, visit the UC Davis TOP website.

Career Bootcamp Workshops

The CTE & Workforce Development Center is offering weekly career service workshops to help you with job preparation and job readiness for local employment opportunities.  We encourage you to visit the Workforce Development Center (located in DeRicco 208) and utilize these great services and workshop sessions!

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2019 CAPED Scholarships

The California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability (CAPED) is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for California college and university students.

Applications will be accepted now through August 16, 2019.

For eligibility requirements and to apply online, visit www.caped.io.

Questions? Contact: Caped.scholarship.committee@gmail.com


Fall 2019 – Occupational Work Experience (OWE)

Classes meet Aug 26 – Dec 20

San Joaquin Delta College is offering the OWE program for the Fall 2019 semester. This is a great opportunity for students to receive an additional 1 – 4 units that can be applied toward their SJDC certificate/degree or can be used to assist in achieving full-time Financial Aid status.

To qualify, a student must:

  • be employed in a job as a paid or unpaid employee prior to applying for OWE.
  • be enrolled in a minimum of one course directly related to the work experience. (This course may be taken concurrently or may have been taken during the previous semester.)

Applications are now being accepted until Friday, September 6, 2019 at 5:00pm. Applications must be submitted in person at the Applied Science, Business, and Technology Division office – Holt 140.

For more information and to access the OWE Student Application and OWE Student Handbook, visit the Occupational Work Experience web page.

For any questions regarding this program, please call the Applied Science, Business, and Technology Division office at 209-954-5230 or email Barbara Armstrong.


Internet for Individuals with Disabilities

The Digital Access Project (DAP) provides low cost Internet services to Californians with disabilities. With prior approval, DAP services are available to DOR consumers through their Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE). Anyone with a disability can qualify for affordable access to the Internet through DAP and there are no income requirements.

To sign up for this service, visit the DAP website or call the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers at 800-390-2699 voice or 800-900-0706 TTY and complete a brief questionnaire.


California Connects Offers Affordable, Mobile Internet to Californians

California Connects, a service offered through CollegeBuys, is celebrating its first anniversary this month. California Connects is a mobile hotspot powered by Sprint that works for any Wi-Fi enabled device. The compact hotspot provides nationwide access, so users stay connected at home, in the community, and on the go. The product supports the Foundation's equity and student success work by helping bridge the "digital divide" faced by some students and communities. Subscriptions are $19.99 with no contract and no throttling, suspension, or overage charges. Retail plans from the same wireless company price from $40 - $115 monthly. Please consider sharing the low-cost mobile internet service with your friends and colleagues (you do not have to be affiliated with a California Community College to qualify to purchase). Get started here


Internet for Individuals with Disabilities

The Digital Access Project (DAP) provides low cost Internet services to Californians with disabilities. With prior approval, DAP services are available to DOR consumers through their Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE). Anyone with a disability can qualify for affordable access to the Internet through DAP and there are no income requirements.

To sign up for this service, visit the DAP website or call the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers at 800-390-2699 voice or 800-900-0706 TTY and complete a brief questionnaire.


39 Open Positions with California Health & Wellness

California Health & Wellness is actively recruiting for qualified candidates with disabilities, disabled veterans, and applicants who are fluent in American Sign Language. While a majority of the positions are in Sacramento, there are also open positions in Placerville, Chico, San Diego, and El Centro. Applicants should indicate Sarah Triano's name on the referral question in the application. For more information visit and a list of positions, visit http://www.cahealthwellness.com/about-us/careers.


Affordable Colleges Online: College Guide for Students with Disabilities

An organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools and information for current and future college students and their families, has recently published a new resource for students with disabilities, titled "Making College Affordable: A Guide for Students with Disabilities." Multiple experts in the field with experience in academia, financial aid, and law contributed to the content in this resource guide, including:

  • Advice and resources for loans and scholarships available specifically for students with disabilities
  • A comprehensive list of the best schools for disabled students, evaluated by each institution's disability services
  • Distance learning tips for students with disabilities
  • Job resources for students with disabilities
  • Additional helpful resources

Anyone can access the free guide by going to www.affordablecollegesonline.org/spotlight/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/