Porterville College

Student Services

Student Services

Among the services provided to students are Advising and Counseling, Disability Resource Center, CalWORKs Program, Wellness Center, Financial Aid, Extended Opportunity Program and Services, Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education, Transfer Services and Veterans' Education, and Student e-Services. The Office of Student Services is committed to the general mission of the college in addition to the vision, mission, and values statements as listed below. The Office of Student Services will maintain its responsibilities, complete its tasks, and serve our students in this spirit and dedication.

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Vision, Mission and Values Statement

To be acknowledged for our outstanding service to students; recognized as committed and student‐centered practitioners; and regarded as catalysts in the success of our students.

The Office of Student Services strives to enhance the educational experience of our students by providing programs and services designed to empower students to attain their academic, personal, and life goals.

To accomplish our mission, the staff of the Office of Student Services will:

  • Offer quality programs to help students achieve their academic, personal, and vocational goals.
  • Provide timely and accurate information and advice regarding academic policies and procedures, requirements, and campus resources.
  • Assist prospective, current, and returning students to understand and meet their academic requirements.
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to enhance student learning and success.
  • Promote student leadership and involvement.
  • Serve as a campus information and referral agent.

Welcome to the PC UMOJA Virtual Center

Umoja, (a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a community and critical resource dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of African American and other students.

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