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Big News: President Obama Unveils Student Aid Bill of Rights

Big News: President Obama Unveils Student Aid Bill of Rights

One of the scariest parts of college is paying for it.  There are basically two kinds of financial aid: money in the form of gifts (grants, scholarships, etc.) and money that has to be paid back after graduation (student loans, work-study, etc.). The good news as far as student loans are concerned is that President Obama has…Continue Reading

5 Easy Ways to Be a Better Roommate

5 Easy Ways to Be a Better Roommate

For many students, college is the first time that they have lived away from home and the first time they have had roommates that aren’t family members.  Having roommates can be the beginning life long friendships and is an important part of California community college campus life. Having roommates can also be the beginning of a tension filled…Continue Reading

Why Choose a California Community College?

Why Choose a California Community College?

Why choose a California community college?  Well, there are many reasons, depending on who you are.  Because of its size and diversity, the California Community Colleges system has something for about anyone.  With 2.1 million students and 112 community colleges, it is the largest higher education system in the United States.  It offers programs for transfer to four…Continue Reading

Show Me The Money – Getting Financial Aid for Your California Community College Education

Show Me The Money – Getting Financial Aid for Your California Community College Education

So you’ve made up your mind to attend one of the 112 California community colleges.  Maybe it’s Columbia College in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range or San Diego City College in the heart of downtown San Diego.  No matter which California community college you want to start at, it’s a great choice.  But how are…Continue Reading

Second Rate? California Community Colleges Fight Stereotypes

Second Rate? California Community Colleges Fight Stereotypes

Do you think that community colleges are just for students who can’t get in to four year universities?  Think again!  The truth is, community colleges provide high quality education for high quality students transferring to four year schools as well as for those earning professional and technical certifications. California community colleges in particular are a great…Continue Reading

Seeking CSH Activity Committee Member

California Student Housing is currently looking for a resident to be an active member of the CSH Activity Committee.  If you would like to get involved and create fun activities for your fellow resident peers, please come by the CSH office. The Activity Committee Resident Representative would: Meet with the Director of Housing and Resident Assistants…Continue Reading

Upcoming Events

Roller Skating* High Country Sports Arena: Public Skating Sessions: (209) 588-0776 Friday Night: 8pm-10pm (Teen Night) Saturday Nights: 5pm-7pm Cost: $5.00 per person (includes skate rental) Pay for both Saturday sessions and your second session is only $3.00 Ice Skating* Long Barn: (209) 586-3533 Hours: Friday 6pm – 9pm,  Saturday 10am – 9pm & Sundays…Continue Reading