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NextUP/Guardian Scholars Program is an academic support service committed to advocacy, providing personal growth and economic opportunity for its diverse foster youth student population through education. NextUP is dedicated to student academic success, personal attention, and empowering participating student's to be successful in their educational endeavors.


Video appointments with NextUP/Guardian Scholars counselors may be scheduled online up to two weeks in advance. Please plan ahead. Appointments fill up quickly, so schedule early for the best choice of days and times.

Appointments are scheduled during open office hours.

Please note: Counselors for NextUp/Guardian Scholars programs are only available to serve students who are active in these programs. Students not in these programs will be redirected to the General Counseling link or phone number, so that the appropriate appointment can be made.

Make an Online Appointment

Program Benefits and Eligibility

Check out our Student Success Brochure (PDF) highlighting the experiences of former foster youth students at CRC.


(916) 691-7075

Aujonique Dismukes
Student Support Specialist/Foster Liaison


Monday to Thursday:
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

8:00 am to 4:30 pm


College Center, CC 254