Criteria for Eligibility

  • Be eligible for enrollment or enrolled at Cosumnes River College
  • Be eligible for English Writing 101 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 2019-2020 Schedule

Puente Project 2019-2020 Schedule (PDF)

Phase I, Fall semester:

  • Students enroll for English 101-College Writing, 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 300 – College Composition, and in a personal 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

Activities

  • 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