Academic and Student Support

  • ‘Nurturing our Differences’ a Theme of First Student Equity Retreat at Cypress College

    Cypress College hosted its first Student Equity Retreat on Friday, bringing to campus experts in the field from across California. “It’s about recognizing and nurturing our differences” Ashley Griffith said in opening the event. Griffith, the College’s Special Project Director...


  • Puente in Pasadena – “Fly” – Kay & Mal Bruce – We Heart

    Some of the most meaningful gifts are not those wrapped in pretty bows and packaging, but are instead experiences to be shared together. These are impactful gifts – ones that leave us with memories and new insights. Thanks to the...


  • Join the next Puente Familia!

    What is Puente?  The Puente Project was originally founded in 1981 by Co-Directors, Felix Galaviz and Patricia McGrath, at Chabot College in Hayward, California. The program mission was to increase the number of Mexican American and Latino community college students...


  • Puente on the Central Coast: Touring UC Santa Barbara & UC Santa Cruz

    Our Puente and Honors programs recently paid a visit to UC Santa Barbara and UC Santa Cruz. Photo galleries of the tours are posted online (UCSB here; UCSC here). If you’re considering transferring to either campus, you’re in good stead: the University...


  • Cypress Puente @ UC Berkeley

    With a 100% retention rate and a transfer rate of nearly 70%, the Puente Project at Cypress College is one of the strongest, most successful programs on campus. Open to all underserved minority students, Puente helps those from low-income, underrepresented...


  • 41st Annual Americana Awards

    41st Annual Americana Awards

    The 41st Annual Cypress College Americana Awards were held February 27 at the Disneyland Hotel. Organized by the Foundation, the event is an opportunity for the College to acknowledge the people who truly make our country great – the often...


  • Cypress Supports A2MEND: 9th Annual African-American Male Summit

    A strong showing of Cypress College students, faculty, staff and administrators attended the impactful 9th Annual A2MEND summit on African American males, which brought together change-leaders from across the nation dedicated to the work of this year’s theme: ‘Moving the Needle: from Injustice to...


  • L/LRC 10-Year Anniversary

    Just a little over ten years ago on January 30, 2006, the Library/Learning Resource Center opened its doors for the first time. The 62,500-square-foot building took two years to build and is the college’s first new construction in 40 years. The old library...


  • New Extended Student Service Office Hours for Spring Semester 2016

    New Extended Student Service Office Hours for Spring Semester 2016

    We understand that many of you have to balance college responsibilities with work and family, and that mornings and afternoons can be difficult to schedule time for on-campus appointments. We hope that will no longer be a problem.  As of February 1, 2016 several offices will extend their hours...


  • Get Help Paying for College: Free FAFSA & Dream Act Workshops in February

    Get Help Paying for College: Free FAFSA & Dream Act Workshops in February

    Could you use help paying for college? Most students do. Let us help you get the funding you need. Throughout the month of February, the Cypress College Office of Financial Aid is hosting four free FAFSA / Dream Act Workshops in the...