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Welcome to the Office of School Relations and Outreach

​​Our program is designed to help prospective students with the exciting, yet sometimes complex transition from high school to college.

We understand that you may have many questions about college, programs available, and the application process. Therefore, we invite all students, teachers, counselors and parents to explore our website to learn more about the programs and services available at Citrus College.

As you prepare to embark upon the bright future college offers, please know that it is our sincere desire to help you be successful. 

Click here to complete an interest card. 

Services Offered

School relations/outreach works closely with high school counselors, administrators, prospective students, and parents/guardians to provide students with a variety of services to facilitate the transition from high school to college. To schedule services or to discuss tailoring the services to fit your school's individual needs, please contact one of our recruiters in school relations and outreach at outreach@citruscollege.edu

​​Outreach staff and other program representatives will discuss programs and services available at Citrus College, like financial aid, EOPS/CARE, etc., and assist students in completing the application process. This can be done in classes or in a workshop setting. Special emphasis on particular programs available at your request.​

​​To schedule a tour, contact Nilda Chavez at (626) 857-4176 or email nchavez@citruscollege.edu​.

​​​​This option allows high school students to enroll in a college course prior to high school graduation, giving them first-hand exposure to the requirements of college-level work while gaining high school and college credit simultaneously.​

​​The Early Decision program is offered to graduating seniors in Citrus College's district high schools (Glendora, Azusa, Gladstone, Monrovia, Duarte and Claremont). Students who are interested in participating should contact their respective school's career or college center during the fall semester for information on the program.​​​​

​Program Components

Classroom Presentations
Classroom presentations are conducted in senior classes. Citrus College Outreach staff make presentations about going to college, review the benefits of a community college education, discuss how college life is structured, what is offered at Citrus College, and describe the components of the Early Decision program.

Application Workshops
Application workshops are conducted in the district high schools. The online application is conducted in group settings in computer labs at the high schools. Outreach staff goes through step-by-step on how to complete the admissions application.

Campus Visitations
Citrus College Outreach staff makes regular visitations to district high school campuses throughout the school year to meet with students interested in attending Citrus College and conduct individualized and group assistance as well as follow-up with students. Forms and flyers are made available to students.

Placement Testing/Orientation
Students are bused to the college for placement testing. Citrus College Outreach staff proctor the online placement test. Testing is done in group settings. Following placement testing, Citrus College counselors and educational a​dvisors conduct orientation. During the orientation, counselors review general education requirements, how to develops a schedule, and explain the placement test results.

​An outreach representative will attend parents' meetings at the school site to provide a comprehensive listing of services and a better understanding of our instructional and career education opportunities. English and Spanish, if requested.​

​​Outreach personnel are available to give presentations regarding Citrus College departments, programs, and general college information.​

​​Trained outreach personnel will visit your high school during the fall and spring semester, as appropriate. The Citrus College representative will meet individually with students referred by counselors and will make classroom presentations, as needed.​

Additional Outreach Resources

​Thinking about your future? Are you excited, feeling uncertain, maybe a little overwhelmed? Not quite sure what to do next? Perhaps you are feeling all of the above.

The school relations and outreach office will help you transition from high school to college. Our staff will answer questions and assist you with the application process.

To schedule a tour, contact Nilda Chavez at (626) 857-4176 or email nchavez@citruscollege.edu

Areas of Interest for New Students

Admissions and Records
Career/Transfer Services
Counseling and Advisement
DSPS
EOPS/CARE
Financial Aid
Foster and Kinship Care Education and RFA Programs
Orientation
STEM
Virtual Welcome Center
and many more

College Information Night offers parents/guardians of prospective students an opportunity to visit the college campus to receive an in depth presentation and ask question regarding the instructional programs and services offered at Citrus College. Representatives from various campus departments will be available to provide specific program information.

​​​​​Our student ambassador program is a select group of students with specialized skills, consisting​ of students who work together as a "team" to represent Citrus College in a variety of activities.

  • Student ambassadors are official hosts of the college.​
  • They lead campus tours and assist with other hospitality activities.
  • Student ambassadors participate in workshops, classroom presentations and college fairs.
  • These student hosts also help with planning and implementation of Citrus College activities and special events.​​

For more information, please contact Nilda Chavez at nchavez@citruscollege.edu

​​​Contact Us​​

Phone: (626) 857-4162
Hours: Mon-Fri ​8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Student Resource Guide

Calendar of Events and Visits​

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