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Criteria for Eligibility

  • Be eligible for enrollment or enrolled at Cosumnes River College
  • Be eligible for English Writing 300/108 combo courses for the fall semester
  • Be eligible to commit to Phase I and Phase II 
  • Be eligible to take 12 units or more of academic courses each semester

Puente Project 2020-2021 Schedule

Puente Outreach Flyer Fall 2020 (PDF)
Puente Fall 2020 Events Calendar (PDF)
Prep Médico Information Session Flyer (PDF)
Singing our Way to Freedom Flyer (PDF)
Cultural Identity Flyer (PDF)

Phase I, Fall semester:

  • Students enroll for English College Composition, ENGWR 300/108 Combo Courses, and HCD 310 - College Success
  • Students are matched with a mentor and participate in mentor activities
  • Students attend the annual student motivational conference
  • Students participate in a myriad of activities and field trips

Phase II, spring semester:

  • Students enroll in English 302 – Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking, and in a HCD 132 Career Development course
  • Students continue to meet with their mentors and participate in a variety of activities
  • Students continue to meet with the counselor to ensure transfer success through fulfilling transfer requirements
  • Students conclude the year with a celebration

Phase III:

  • Students continue to meet with the counselor to ensure transfer success
  • Student apply to transfer to a university


  • Students visit University of California and California State University campuses
  • Students attend an annual Puente student motivational and transfer conference
  • Students participate in Noche de La Familia