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Ed-Venture Program- Year `round programs for children and teens
The Ed-Venture, year `round program for children and teens (ages 3 and up) is a Community Education Department program. Community Education develops programs that are non-credit classes and activities designed to meet the needs of our community. Programs are fee based, self-supporting and are offered at various venues at both on campus and community classroom sites. Ed-Venture programs can be developed for most age groups as well as for parent child participation. These programs may be offered weekdays, week-ends as well as most times of the day or evening which benefits the public. The public may request programs to meet the needs of traditional, non-traditional, year `round and home school schedules at no additional cost. Campus programs are marketed each semester through the Delta Digest. A variety of programs are offered in the areas of arts and crafts, basic skills, cooking, computer science, personal development, photography, music, recreation, science, sports, technology, and many more. To learn more about how the Ed-Venture Program can meet the needs of youth in your area call 954-5015.
Employment services are available for continuing students and AA/AS graduates and certificate recipients through the Career Center. Assistance with the job application process includes resume development, interviewing techniques, and employment and employer information. Written materials and resources can be utilized on a walk-in basis.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
The "ESL" program helps English as a Second Language students improve their skills in oral and written English.
Students that have completed courses at other colleges should have official transcripts sent to San Joaquin Delta college. To be considered "official" a transcript must arrive in an envelope still sealed by the college at which the courses were taken. For colleges outside of California, students should also submit course descriptions or catalogs from each school at which courses were taken.
Once all official transcripts have arrived in the Evaluations Office, the student may request an evaluation. This evaluation will show which units are degree applicable and which requirements still need to be fulfilled to obtain an Associate Degree.
Please allow a minimum of three weeks to have the evaluation completed. Once the student receives a copy of the evaluation, he/she should work with a counselor for assistance in planning courses to meet the student's educational goals.
Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) at Delta College has been established to provide students with histories of educational and economic disadvantage a variety of services which support their successful enrollment, persistence and retention in college.
Qualified EOPS students, pursuing vocational/technical, associate degree and university transfer programs of study, are eligible to participate in a variety of financial assistance, personal support, counseling, academic support, university transfer, and employment-related services, for up to six consecutive academic semesters, or until completing 70 A.A/A.S. units.
Qualified EOPS students voluntarily enter into a "partnership" relationship with the EOPS Program and its staff, agreeing to participate in "prescribed" EOPS Program and counselor recommended activities, which are established by educational research as being important to college success.
The EOPS Program provides qualified participants the following programs and services:
The CARE Program is an affiliate of EOPS, designed to support the special needs of the single parent who is 18 years of age or older, head of household, with at least one child 13 years of age or younger, and who is a recipient, or whose dependents are recipients, of AFDC, TANF, or CALWorks
In addition to EOPS programs and services, CARE students also qualify to receive:A supply and uniform grant for students enrolling in vocational technical programs of study requiring significant uniform, supply and equipment expenses;
A CARE program curriculum of support courses designed for single parents, teaching skills for managing co-dependent relationships, skills for managing stress, job seeking and keeping skills, and skills for effectively using campus and community resources.
The CARE Program also collaborates with the Delta College CalWORKS office and area community agencies, to ensure that students served by more than one agency or service program, receive needed advocacy, and well coordinated services
The EOPS Student Success Academy is a specially designed program of instructional coursework and student support activities, offered each Fall and Spring semester, designed for first-time and/or new college students, who wish to:Become a confident, well- informed, responsible and resourceful student with the knowledge of what it takes to excel in college and to achieve personal and educational success;
Learn and strengthen college study skills, library research skills and computer-information literacy skills through "hands-on experiences" in the classroom, College Career Center and Library Resources Center;
Identify, through participation in formalized career testing, personal educational and career interests and learn about future employment opportunities and labor market trends;
Earn 11 units of associate degree applicable, university transfer, Guidance and English/Reading coursework, in a "learning community" of students, all of whom will be enrolled in the same classes and share instructors;
Meet with professional counselors for personalized educational and career counseling and receive in-class peer advisor and course tutoring services;
A convenient, two day, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm class schedule, which allows for the addition of Monday, Wednesday, Friday courses, if desired.
The Student Success Academy is designed for students who have been admitted to Delta College Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS). Students interested in applying for EOPS and/or enrolling in the Student Success Academy should contact the EOPS Office, (209)954-5682, or visit the EOPS Student Information Center in the College Center, Danner 101.
The EOPS College Success Program (CSP) is a six-week, college readiness program for first-time and new college students who are high school graduates, or 18 years of age or older. Participants enroll in 8 units of associate degree applicable courses and are provided instruction in college orientation and survival skills, college study and computer information literacy skills, cultural diversity, and interpersonal development and communication skills.
EOPS eligible participants are also provided in class tutor/mentors, study groups, textbooks, bus pass or college parking permits, and college supplies. Participants eligible for financial aid may also qualify for the Summer Pell federal financial grant, as well as an EOPS financial grant to assist with college related expenses, as well as qualify for on-campus employment, through the Worknet Youth Employment Program.
In addition to classroom instruction, participants visit university campuses to promote their understanding of university transfer opportunities, and acquire an understanding of the governmental structure, social responsibility, and environmental and ecological issues through field trips to the California State Capitol in Sacramento, the Pacific Ocean shoreline, Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and Yosemite National Park. 140 student are admitted into the College Success Program in June of each year, on a first-come, first-serve basis
Persons interested in applying for the EOPS College Success Program should contact the EOPS Student Information center on the San Joaquin Delta College campus beginning in February of each year.
Federal Work Study
Federal Work Study is a financial aid program which allows for part-time employment either on or off campus and gives students the opportunity to earn money needed to attend college. Students can apply for Federal Work Study and all other types of financial assistance with the "Free Application for Federal Student Aid," available in the Financial Aid and Veterans Services Office, or students many apply on the web at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Grants, student loans, scholarships and work-study jobs are made available to qualified Delta students. Information is available both in the Goleman Library Building, Room 125 and on the website at: http://finaid.deltacollege.edu. All students needing financial help while attending this institution are urged to apply. Scholarships are awarded each year to Delta students by local donors. The deadline is March 2 every year preceding the next school year. Transfer and non-transfer students are eligible to apply.
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Fremont Family Center
The Fremont Family Center is located on the campus of Fremont MiddleSchool. Delta College offers many courses at the Fremont Family Center, including English as a Second Language, GED, and Beginning computer skills courses. We also have a computer lab available for students interested in taking on-line courses. For more information about the Fremont Family Center and Delta College courses offered there, please contact the center directly.
General Education Development (GED) Program
The GED Program offers preparation in writing, literature, social studies, science, and mathematics leading to the General Educational Development examinations for high school diploma equivalency. GED classes are offered on campus during the day and evening. Classes are also offered in the evening at several off-campus sites including Martin Luther King Elementary School, McKinley Elementary School, Fremont Middle School, Lodi Migrant Camp, French Camp Migrant Camp, and the Tracy Learning Center. Classes are also available in both English and Spanish and have on-going registration.
Guidance & Counseling Services
San Joaquin Delta College serves a diverse population of students. People from various ethnic backgrounds, ages, and cultures attend our institution for a variety of different reasons. Many are focused on developing career choices along with educational plans to support these choices.
Counseling staff can assist with academic planning, career development, and personal counseling issues. Additional help in identifying the campus and community resources necessary for college success is also available. General orientation as well as specialized classes and counseling services are available to assist reentry, international students, those on academic probation, and student athletes, English as a Second Language classes, and those enrolled in noncredit (ESL/GED) instructional programs.
International Student Program
Detailed admission information and International Student Applications may be obtained from the International Student Program Office located in Holt Center, Room 101, or by calling (209) 954-5641. Completed applications, including all supporting documentation, must be received by April 1 for the summer semester, June 1 for Fall semester and November 1 for the Spring semester.
A student may earn units towards an A.A. degree and transfer for an internship with business or industry if they are also enrolled in a class directly related to their internship. Each student shall be engaged in a specific research project oronthe-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and college internship instructor. Students must be enrolled in at least seven units of course work including internship units.
A company must have a signed internship agreement on file with the Internship/Work Experience office prior to student enrollment in the internship program.
Learning Communities provide opportunities for students to combine related courses and assignments. Belonging to a Learning Community fosters student retention, higher grades and camaraderie. Learning Communities courses are noted in the SJDC Schedule of Classes under the individual course offerings by section.
The Learning Disabilities program assists students who have average or above ability and have special learning needs. Placement is based upon assessment results.
Learning in Retirement Program
Stockton Institute for Continued Learning (SICL)
Campus environment utilizing the resources of the College and the experience of its members. Membership in SICL is opened to all older adults in the San Joaquin Delta College community. Membership dues are $25 per semester. Members may attend as many or as few of the programs offered by SICL on a first come basis. This is a membership run organization and as such welcomes and encourages active participation.
Goleman Library houses a collection of more than 100,000 volumes and provides a variety of learning resources to students, including reference assistance, instruction, a periodical collection, reserve books, textbooks, audiovisual materials, listening stations, photocopying equipment, and quiet study rooms. The library has a variety of electronic online databases and offers Internet access. You may access our Web Page at the following address: http://www.library.deltacollege.edu.
Delta College MESA/CCCP is an academic enrichment program that supports community college students to excel in math, engineering, and all areas of science so they can transfer and major in these fields at a four-year college university.
- Student Study Center for individual or group study
- Academic Excellence Workshops to enhance student
- Guidance course to familiarize students with college life
- Assistance in transferring to a four-year university
- Tutoring to enhance understanding and knowledge of material
- Career advising in the field of study
- Links with student and professional organizations
- Professional Development Workshops
- Industry and University Tours
- Scholarship and Internship Opportunities
1. 1. Student has declared their major in the field of math, engineering, computer science, health science, life science, earth science, biology, mathematics or chemistry.
Middle College High School
Middle College High School, collaboration between Lodi Unified School District and San Joaquin Delta College, is located on the Delta campus. The high school serves high ability students in grades nine through twelve. Recruitment also focuses on identification and enrollment of high ability students who may not be achieving theirpotential orwho may not have support for continuing education in college. The high school's mission is to provide a supportive, academically challenging program that enables students to experience quality college preparatory high school education with direct access to college opportunities fostering development of independence and success in college and careers. Contact Jeff Thompson, Principal, or Sandra Hilton, Counselor for more information.
The facility is designed to provide mobility assistance to persons who require help to physically access the Delta campus. This includes issuing elevator keys to qualified individuals. This office also provides limited first-aid. Qualified personnel are equipped to administer first aid in case of sudden illness or accident. Any student who becomes ill or injured on campus should report or be referred immediately to the Mobility/Health Services Office for first aid assistance. Emergency situations require Campus Police who may be reached immediately at any Blue Emergency Phone.
Puente - Bridge to Success
Puente students succeed academically, are recognized as leaders and scholars, graduate from four year colleges and universities and belong to a statewide network of leaders and professionals. Many components work together to prepare Puente students to transfer to four year universities; English instruction, counseling and mentors.
Reentry Services eases the transition of students returning to the academic environment after an extended absence. Services include orientation, registration assistance, counseling referrals, peer advisors, student workshops, career exploration and assessment, child care information, campus and community referrals.
Social Science Center
The Social Science Center serves as a general resource facility for students. Computer terminals and library-style tables and carrels are available for student use. Group study areas may be reserved as well. Instructors use the Social Science Center to place materials on reserve for students and to administer make-up exams. Housed in the Social Science Center is the college's Foreign Language Laboratory. Resource materials include literature, books, videos, cassette tapes
Smoking Cessation Plans (Services available to students and the general public):
Dameron offers a program for smoking cessation, which is free of charge, but a $10.00 voluntary donation to the American Cancer Society is requested since they provide the classroom materials to Dameron. The program consists of 5 one-hour classes taught by a pharmacist and is a type of support group for smokers. Most insurance will cover the prescriptions for patches, Zyban, etc. which may be prescribed, including Medi-Cal.
San Joaquin General Hospital, (209) 468-7200
Evergreen Personal Improvement Center, (209) 472-0722
American Heart Association, (209) 477-2683
American Cancer Society, (209) 941-2676
American Lung Association, (209) 478-1888
St. Joseph's Hospital does not have a smoking cessation program but recommended the resources listed above.and CD's.
Student Activities Programs & Services
San Joaquin Delta College maintains, through recognized student organizations, a student activity program designed to encourage students to share common interests and to broaden their social horizons while participating in the democratic process.
Delta College has developed a comprehensive array of activities and services for students including co-recreational programs, clubs and organizations, a college newspaper, a student bulletin, musical and drama events, social events, and other events of student interest. Additionally, the College supports and assists student life by providing an activities center that serves student recreational interests.
The Student Activities Office, located in Shima 101, supervises the Associated Student Body (Student Government) and provides the following additional services and information: housing information, voter registration, lawyer referral service, the student bulletin, the Volunteer Program, and other information and services.
Teacher TRAC (Teaching, Reading, AmeriCorps, Credentialing)
The Teacher TRAC program is designed to support students who wish to earn a standard multi subject elementary teaching credential. Students enroll full time in Liberal Studies classes at Delta and then agree to transferto CSU/Stanislaus Stockton campus to complete upper division work and student teaching. While at Delta students are enrolled in AmeriCorps, tutor 450 hours in an elementary school classroom and qualify for an hourly stipend, book allowance and education award. A part-time program is also available.
For assistance with most academic subjects, students may obtain tutoring services free of charge, up to three hours per week per course. Students interested in serving as tutors should also contact the Tutor Center.
A veteran from any branch of the armed forces who entered service prior to January 1, 1977 and served more than 180 days may qualify for veterans benefits. In most cases the veteran has 36 months of entitlement and has 10 years from the date of discharge to use his/her G.I. bill. One-and-a-half months of school benefits are granted for each month of active duty for a maximum period of 45 months. Benefits may be applied for three months before the beginning of the semester. If further information is needed, contact the Veterans Services office.
Eligibility for educational assistance will be terminated in the event the V.A. determines that the person on whose account benefits are claimed is no longer totally disabled, or the V.A. is notified that the person is no longer listed as captured, missing in action or forcibly detained.
Generally, the period of eligibility for a son or daughter is between the ages of 18 and 26 years. In certain instances, it is possible to begin training before age 18, and to continue after age 26. The marriage of a son or daughter is not a bar to this benefit.
A spouse may use educational benefits during the 10-year period after eligibility is found. A surviving spouse may use these benefits during a 10-year period after the veteran's death or 10 years after the V.A. determines the veteran's death was caused by a service-connected disability. Eligibility will terminate in the event a spouse is divorced from the veteran or in the event of remarriage by a surviving spouse.
Students who qualify for other benefits, i.e., war orphans and applicants for vocational rehabilitation, should contact the Veterans' Services Office.
Voter registration materials are available for students who wish to register to vote in the following offices: Admissions and Records, Financial Aid and Veterans Services, Student Activities, Campus Bookstore, Guidance and Counseling, and Business Services.
Students may receive help in writing assignments for other courses or take a two-unit writing course in the writing lab. Appointments are necessary.
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