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The Student Services Division at Pasadena City College supports the learning and development of all PCC students through educational, cultural, and social programs, services and opportunities.

Areas of Students Services

admissions and records

Arlene Reed

The Admissions and Records Office processes applications, graduation petitions, handles registration, and provides special services for veterans and foreign students.

Counseling & Student Success

Armando Duran

Provides developmental advising which includes life, career, and education planning, strategies to address academic difficulties, programs to develop student success skills, preparation for university transfer, and workforce preparedness.

Student services

Dr. Jeffery Alexander 
Associate Dean

The PCC empowerment programs are designed to provide support services to historically underrepresented groups.

Financial Aid

David Hull

Works with students to remove financial barriers and make sure all students can afford college. Our office assists students with applying to scholarships, grants and loans in order to meet students’ education expenses.

Pathways and outreach

Dr. Brock Klein
Associate Dean

PCC’s First Year Experience (FYE) is designed to help new-to-college students, former dual enrollment students, and students with fewer than 20 college credits transition smoothly to college and succeed academically.

Student Support

Dr. Ketmani Kouanchao

Additional support services and resources to ensure that all students have equal access to academic programs and student life activities.

student life

Dr. Rebecca Cobb

The Office of Student Life offers a wide variety of activities, programs, and services to assist students in achieving a balanced educational experience.

transfer & honors

Tameka Alexander
Associate Dean

The Transfer Center provides advisement, resources, and workshops to support students in their transfer to a four-year university. The Outreach Office provides outreach services to high schools within the local area