Important Contact Information at Ohlone College

Ohlone College provides services and programs that enhance a student's use of college offerings and facilitate progress toward academic, career, personal, and social goals. Student Services staff are committed to each student's success and growth as a person. Student Services coordinates with all areas of the college to provide a meaningful college experience for students.

Student Services helps students achieve success in all aspects of college life. The Student Services staff is committed to student progress toward academic, career, and personal/social goals. See also the Office of Student Services.

Services Contact
Information Desk

Admissions and Records: provides students with admission and registration assistance, transcripts, enrollment verifications, and degree and certificate processing.

Athletics

Ohlone College Bookstore is owned and operated by the Follett Higher Education Group and is located on the first floor of Building 5 on the Fremont campus and online. The Bookstore buys textbooks year-round Visit the Ohlone College Bookstore website for Bookstore hours, the Bookstore Check Policy, the Bookstore Refund Policy, Bookstore Refund Exceptions Policy, and Textbook Buyback information. Store hours are subject to change pending class offerings

Campus Police Services was established by Board of Trustees Resolution 63-74-75. The officers are trained, and the training reimbursed, per Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training Guidelines, Resolution 66-81-82. The College is committed to full implementation of the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Safety Act of 1990 or Clery Act (20 USC 10929(f)), VAWA (the Violence Against Women Act), and Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act.

The responsibilities of CPS include campus security, traffic, parking control, prevention and detection of crime, and enforcement of federal, state, and municipal laws. CPS has the primary responsibility for directing, planning, and controlling vehicle and pedestrian traffic on College grounds. CPS oversees the painting of roadways and curbs, placement of control signs, removal of hazardous obstructions, and other related tasks.

Career Center is open to Ohlone students, alumni, and the community. Career development—in collaboration with the Counseling Department—and employment services are available online and in person. The Career Center provides resources to students, alumni, and community members who wish to explore internships, careers, and employment prospects. Career advising is available for students who are undecided or want to explore majors or careers with the assistance of trained career counselors/advisors. Career assessments and career planning are available to assist students to identify interests and future career options. The Career Center offers students many opportunities to connect to employers for internships and jobs through the Ohlone College Career Link online and mobile app platform,
career fairs, drop-in interviews, employer information sessions, career treks (employer field trips), staffing services, and more. Students, alumni, and community members can utilize the Career Center to help enhance their career and to obtain employment. Career advisors and recruiters are available to assist students by phone, online (Skype, e-mail, etc.) and in person.

The Career Center also has a satellite office located at the Employment Development Department (EDD) located at 39155 Liberty Street, Suite B200, Fremont with office hours that include Mondays and Fridays. Contact the Career Center for availability.

Visit the Career Center online at www.ohlone.edu/careercenter to activate the Ohlone College Career Link account to begin exploring gigs; internships; and temporary and regular employment opportunities.

Cashier's Office takes payments and issues refunds. The Student Receivable Office, an extension of the Cashier’s Office, is available to assist students with issues related to the charges on their student account.
Community Education designed to meet the not-for-credit, continuing education needs of individuals in the Tri-Cities area. At Ohlone College Community Education, the goal is to provide a wide range of programs to meet community needs and interests, as well as provide something for everyone. Community Education aims to promote lifelong learning through courses designed for personal enrichment, professional development, skill development, and recreational enjoyment.
Counseling Services

EOPS / CARE / CalWORKs 

Financial Aid
  • (510) 659-6150 Fremont Campus
  • (510) 742-2340 Newark Campus
  • Building 7, second floor on the Fremont campus
  • In the Student Services Center on the Newark campus

International Programs and Services

Learning Resource Center (LRC)

Office of Student Life  exists to provide co-curricular experiences for Ohlone students, and serves as the hub for student events and activities.This office offers students a place
to meet new people, gain leadership skills, and have fun. The Office of Student Life staff advises Student Government (ASOC) and Inter-Club Council (ICC), assists student clubs, and produces co-curricular activities. This is done through collaboration with other departments, programs, and organizations. By visiting the Office of Student Life, students can learn how to join several student organizations at Ohlone College.

  • Student ID Card/Validation (Included in Student Activity Fee):

    The Associated Students of Ohlone College (ASOC) Student Identification Card is the valid Ohlone College Student ID and proves eligibility for established student discount programs at theaters, symphonies, amusement parks, and many more venues.

    Student ID cards, pictures, and validation stickers are available on the Fremont campus in Building 7, second floor and the Newark campus on the first floor in the ASOC Recreation Room. Dates and hours are posted on the Student ID Cards web page.

  • The Ohlone Pantry is a food assistance program open to all currently registered Ohlone students. TOP has been helping feed students in need since May 2013.
Associated Students of Ohlone College (ASOC) - Student Government: Student government, also known as the Associated Students of Ohlone College (ASOC), is the voice of the students in the shared governance of the College.

Every Spring the ASOC executive board members are elected by a majority vote of the student body. During the Fall and Spring Semesters students can elect to participate in student government by filling out the petition to be a Senator.

All students are encouraged to participate. Meetings and leadership training are mandatory and are held week during the semester. For more information, stop by Student Activities in Building 7, second floor on the Fremont campus or visit the ASOC website.

Office of the Ombudsperson assists students in garnering disputes (academic and otherwise) as well as administrative complaints. The Office of the Ombudsperson can direct students to the appropriate channel(s) to be used in requesting a review of an action or decision. The Office of the Ombudsperson provides a safe and comfortable environment for students to discuss complaints, concerns, or problems confidentially. When appropriate, the office will initiate an informal intervention with the goal of facilitating a resolution that is acceptable to all parties involved. Visit the Office of the Ombudsperson website for more information.
Veterans Affairs Office assists veterans and veteran dependents with obtaining educational benefit. Students needing assistance should visit the Office of Veterans Affairs, located in Building 7, second floor on the Fremont campus. All previous transcripts and copies of discharge papers (DD2l4 or 2384 for Reservists) are required for enrolling and receiving Veterans Benefits.

Veterans are encouraged to visit the Veteran Resource Center in Room 5101, Building 5, first floor, on the Fremont campus to meet and talk with current student veterans.

Ohlone College Foundation raises funds to provide scholarships exclusively for Ohlone College students, as well as to support Ohlone College programs.

    Ohlone for Healthy Living Visit the Community Education: Online Learning website for complete information.

    Ohlone for Kids and Teens

    Clubs and Organizations: Clubs and co-curricular activities are a great way to become involved and meet people with similar interests. Participation offers opportunities to learn leadership and life skills that enrich the educational experience at Ohlone College. For advisor and student leader names for clubs, contact the Student Activities Office in Building 7, second floor on the Fremont campus or visit the Student Clubs web page.

    Student Accessibility Services provides support services, mobility orientation, counseling, and registration to students with disabilities.

    • Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
    • Interpreter Services interpreters, real-time captioners, and note-takers to Deaf students for classes, meetings, and college events.
    Student Health Center is a collaborative venture with Washington Township Hospital and the Ohlone Community College District. Student Health Fees pay for primary care, first aid, emergency response on campus, physical examinations, referral services, and health education for Ohlone College students. Immunizations, lab work, and X-rays are provided at a nominal fee. Services are provided by licensed nurse practitioners and a physician.

    The primary Student Health Center is on the Fremont campus in Building 7, third floor and provides services for Fremont and Newark students. The Health  Center at the Newark campus, located in Room NC1214, provides consultation services for Health Science students and minimal services for primary care.

    Transfer Center provides resources to students wishing to explore college and university transfer. College and university representatives come to Ohlone to meet with prospective students. Students can make appointment through the Transfer Center to meet individually with a representative.

    Ohlone's Transfer Center also includes a resource library with catalogs from California State University (CSU) campuses, University of California (UC) campuses, and other colleges and universities. Workshops are available on topics such as “The Application Process,” “Preparing for UC Personal Insight Questions,” and “Transfer Admission Guarantee.”

    While at Ohlone College, students may complete their lower division (freshman and sophomore) general education requirements and major field courses prior to transfer. Many courses offered at Ohlone have been articulated with the University of California campuses, California State University campuses, and private institutions. Students are encouraged to meet with a counselor in order to develop a specific transfer plan. 

    Ohlone College has also established various programs with specific universities such as Transfer Admission Guarantee, and Cross Registration with California State University, East Bay. Visit the Transfer Center website for more information on these and other programs.

    Transfer Planning: Students should see a counselor to develop a transfer education plan. This will help determine which general education courses are appropriate for their specific goals. It is important to note that some sequenced courses (e.g., ENGL-101A-B and MATH-101A-B) may not be accepted in transfer if they have been taken out of sequence.

    Just before transferring to either a California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC) campus, students will need to apply for an official general education certification which reflects completion of general education requirements. This request should be made at the Office of Admissions and Records on the Fremont campus during the last term prior to enrollment at the university. In addition, students need to request that an official, final transcript is sent to the transfer institution.

     
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    Tutoring Services: General tutoring services are available through the English Learning Center (ELC) in Hyman Hall, Room HH-217 (second floor) on the Fremont campus. These services are free and available to all enrolled students. The ELC also offers focused tutoring in English writing, reading, foreign languages, and English as a Second Language.

    See Tutoring Services for a listing of tutoring services and subject-related labs. Tutoring for Health Sciences students is available by appointment.

    Welcome Day (Fall Semesters): All new students are invited to participate in this exciting, informative event. Throughout each Fall Semester's Welcome Day, students will attend interactive workshops and activities to help them make a smooth transition to college. Attending Welcome Day is a great way for students to learn about Ohlone, meet other new students, and gain valuable skills.

    Welcome Day is held in August each year before the start of the Fall semester. Registration and a materials fee are required. Learn more about Welcome Day.