Central Valley Cal-SOAP


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Central Valley California Student Opportunity & Access Program

The mission of Central Valley Cal-SOAP is to educate, empower, and encourage students and their families to access all opportunities to higher education

The Central Valley Cal-SOAP Consortium provides intensive educational enrichment to students from low-income families or from communities with historically low college attendance rates. Cal-SOAP's goal is to help increase the number of students graduating from high school and enrolling in post-secondary education through academic tutoring, peer advising, and outreach to help educate students and families about post-secondary education and financial aid opportunities.

Cal-SOAP hires and trains college students enrolled in California Community Colleges, California State Universities, and University of California systems to provide tutoring and adviser services as well as workshops and presentations on financial aid, career technical education, college preparation, college application assistance, parent workshops, college campus visits, and summer leadership programs.

Central Valley Cal-SOAP is one of 15 different Cal-SOAP projects throughout the state of California that serves the following school districts: Kerman, Mendota, Firebaugh and Golden PlainsCal-SOAP projects are funded by the California Student Aid Commission.

The Central Valley Cal-SOAP program is under the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment at Fresno State. To view an outline, click on organizational chart.

Click here for the Division and Department mission statement.

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